Lauren M. Ogrich, MD
Dr. Ogrich received her bachelor’s degree as a dual major in both biology and psychology at Case Western Reserve University. She went on to receive her M.D. degree from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, where she graduated top of her class and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed a rigorous internship in internal medicine at the world-renowned Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Ogrich completed her dermatology residency at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and served as Chief Resident during her last year. Pursuing her interests in skin cancer treatment, Dr. Ogrich went on to complete a prestigious and highly-specialized fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery and dermatologic oncology at the University of Pittsburgh. During her fellowship, she became an expert in complex skin cancers, soft-tissue reconstruction and participated in multidisciplinary tumor boards providing care to patients diagnosed with advanced skin cancer and rare tumors.
Dr. Ogrich specializes in dermatologic surgery including Mohs micrographic surgery and advanced soft-tissue reconstruction techniques, including the treatment of melanoma, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, as well as other rare skin cancers including Merkel cell carcinoma and dermatofibroma protuberans sarcoma. She has a particular interest in patients who have received organ transplants or patients who are on immunosuppressive medications and their increased risk of skin cancer. She has published in major dermatologic journals and has spoken at national conferences on organ transplant patients and their risk of skin cancer.
Dr. Ogrich understands the physical and psychological difficulties associated with skin cancer and surgical treatment and is dedicated to the highest standard of aesthetic repairs following Mohs surgery and providing patients with a customized and personal approach throughout the duration of clinical care. She believes in an individualized approach to skin cancer surgery as well as comprehensive cancer care and treatment.
In her free time Dr. Ogrich enjoys spending time with her husband, family, friends, and her dog. She is an avid runner and can be found in Pilates studios or trying new restaurants in her free time.