Solomiya Grushchak, MD
Solomiya Grushchak, MD, is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in skin cancer surveillance, procedural dermatology, and laser surgery in the Encinitas area. In addition, she performs all cosmetic injectables and believes in the “less is more” approach.
Dr. Grushchak is a Ukrainian-born Chicago native who received her undergraduate degree from the Honors Program at Loyola University Chicago. She was granted early acceptance to medical school through the Early Assurance Program and obtained her Doctor of Medicine (M.D) at Loyola University Chicago Stitch School of Medicine. She was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Society in medical school. Plus she completed her intern year at Scripps Hospital in San Diego and her dermatology residency at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, where she served as Chief Resident. To better serve the needs of her patients, Dr. Grushchak continued her training at the University of California – Irvine, specializing in cutaneous oncology, Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstruction, aesthetic medicine, and laser surgery with experts in the field.
She has published over 30 research manuscripts and book chapters in facial anatomy and skin cancer and presents at national conferences. She is a member of the AAD, ASDS, and ACMS.
In her spare time, she enjoys advocating for the Ukrainian diaspora, running, surfing, skiing, attending live music concerts, and spending time with her family and friends. She is currently learning Spanish, is fluent in Ukrainian, and is proficient in Polish.
Mohs Micrographic Surgery is a specialized, precise, and highly effective technique for treating skin cancer. Patients should consider choosing a Mohs Micrographic Surgeon when facing skin cancer, particularly in areas where appearance and function are critical. Mohs surgeons like Dr. Grushchak are highly trained in preserving healthy tissue, ensuring higher cure rates and reducing the need for multiple procedures. Dr. Grushchak will be performing Mohs Surgery at our Encinitas and Vista offices. You can learn more about Mohs Micrographic Surgery on our treatment page.