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Elena Forster, PA-C

Elena Forster, PA-CElena Forster, PA-C, is a physician assistant who has specialized in dermatology since 2005.

Elena was born and raised in the Caucasus Mountains region of the former USSR, where she attended medical school at Stavropol State Medical Academy. Although dermatology was Elena’s first medical love, she pursued her interest in surgery, and completed her residency in ENT surgery.

After moving to the U.S., Elena completed the Physician Assistant program at Western University in Pomona, California, where she specialized in dermatology. Since 2005, Elena has acquired expertise in all areas of dermatology, including medical and cosmetic dermatology.Elena practiced in the Pasadena area for 14 years, including at the Huntington Medical Foundation in Pasadena, California, where she gained experience in adult and pediatric dermatology, dermatologic procedures, minor skin surgeries, and cosmetic procedures, including lasers and cosmetic injectable treatments. She participated as a sub-investigator on 11 clinical trials. In 2019, she moved with her family to the beautiful Rogue Valley, where she has continued her career as a dermatology physician assistant. She feels passionate about general dermatology, helping to treat skin diseases and offering support and education to patients and their families.

In her free time, Elena enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking, and traveling. Whether exploring historic cities around the world in search of each culture’s perfect rustic meal or hiking the canyons of U.S. national parks with her husband and her faithful Weimaraner Peter Maximus (Peter the Great), she is always grateful to come home and serve her wonderful community in the Rogue Valley.