At Pittsford Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor’s competency and personality.  When searching for dermatological care, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive.  You get this caring attitude from Dr. Helen Strapko and her staff at Pittsford Dermatology every day.  Our office works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues.  We look forward to getting to know you.

Undergraduate Education:

  • Williams College: BA, 1988, Magna Cum Laude

Medical Education:

  • SUNY HSC at Syracuse: MD, 1993, Cum Laude
  • Internship – Internal Medicine, 1993-1994 at SUNY HSC Syracuse, Medicine Department
  • Residency – Dermatology, 1995-1998, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital – Chief Resident, Dermatology Department 1997-1998

Board Certification:

  • Dermatology/Dermatologic Surgery: 1998, Recertified in 2008


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Buffalo-Rochester Dermatology Society
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • NYS Society of Dermatology
  • Monroe County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York