Our Doctors

John G. Stoner, M.D.

John G. Stoner, MD

Dr. Stoner is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, where he went to Case Western Reserve Medical School. He completed his dermatology training at the University of Michigan. This was followed by Board Certification in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology.  He subsequently completed a fellowship in dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgery at the same university.

Following his dermatologic surgery fellowship, he served on the faculty at the University of Michigan. He was also an Assistant Professor at both Johns Hopkins and Hershey Medical Center. He served as Chief of Dermatologic Surgery at Johns Hopkins for 5 years and he has held the position of Chief of Dermatology at York Hospital.

Dr. Stoner joined Dermatology Associates of York, Inc. in July 1983. Dr. Stoner is an accomplished dermatologic surgeon and was the first person in central PA to perform Mohs microscopic surgery, a highly technical and precise way to remove and cure skin cancers.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations which include:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American College of Mohs Surgery
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • York County Medical Society

Dr. Stoner participated in the York Hospital dermatology clinic for many years and was instrumental in setting up annual skin cancer screening clinics for the community.  In the past, Dr. Stoner assisted in providing dermatology training to medical students from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The University of Maryland, and the Philadelphia Osteopathic School of Medicine. He currently is involved with training programs through the local area hospitals.     

In addition to his office practices, Dr. Stoner also serves as a member of the dermatology department at all of the area hospitals, including York Hospital, Memorial Hospital, Hanover Hospital and Gettysburg Hospital.

 

Steven Caplan, M.D.

Steven Caplan, MD

Dr. Caplan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Johns Hopkins Bayview/FSK Medical Center and received his dermatology training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Dr. Caplan is on staff at both of York’s premier hospitals, York Hospital and Memorial Hospital.  He is currently serving as Chief of Dermatology at York Hospital.  He is active in providing dermatology training for residents from these hospitals.  Dr. Caplan also serves on the staff of both Hanover Hospital and Gettysburg Hospital.

Dr. Caplan is Board Certified in dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology and holds memberships in several specialty associations including:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • York County Medical Society

 

Dr. Caplan joined Dermatology Associates of York, Inc. in July 1996.  He was instrumental in establishing the Center for Cosmetic Dermatology, a division of Dermatology Associates, in August 2004.

John G. Stoner, Jr. D.O.

John G. Stoner, Jr. DO

Dr. Stoner, Jr., is a graduate of Lehigh University and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed a one-year internship and an additional year of residency in Family Practice at the Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Stoner completed his dermatology training at the Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown where he also served as Chief Medical Resident from 2010 to 2011.  During his training, Dr. Stoner received several awards including the national 2010 Koprince Award and the 2011 James Bernard, D.O., FAOCD, AOCD Residency Leadership Award, both from the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology.

Dr. Stoner is Board Certified in dermatology by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and holds memberships in several specialty associations including:

  • American Osteopathic College of Dermatology
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • York County Osteopathic Medical Society

 

Dr. Stoner provides dermatology training for residents from Memorial Hospital.  He also holds staff positions at all local hospitals, including York, Memorial, Hanover and Gettysburg.

Dr. Stoner joined Dermatology Associates of York in August 2011.  He practices general and surgical dermatology, with a special interest in diagnosis and treatment of bullous disorders.

Luciano J. Iorizzo, III, M.D.

Luciano J. Iorizzo, III, MD

Dr. Iorizzo is originally from Oswego, NY, a small city in upstate New York. He graduated from Union College with a Bachelor of Science. He then went on to complete his medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and stayed there for a one-year internship in internal medicine.

Following this, Dr. Iorizzo completed his dermatology residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. During this time he served as Chief Resident from 2010-2011. After his residency, he went to Vanderbilt Medical University in Nashville, TN. At Vanderbilt, Dr. Iorizzo received training in the highly specialized area of Mohs micrographic surgery. Following fellowship training, Dr. Iorizzo worked in Albany, NY for three years as a Mohs surgeon and dermatologist.

Dr. Iorizzo is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology. He is also a member of the American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Academy of Dermatology. Throughout his career, Dr. Iorizzo has numerous journal and book publications including articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery. He has also presented numerous times at local, regional, and national conferences.

Dr. Iorizzo holds staff positions at all local hospitals, including York, Memorial, Hanover, and Gettysburg Hospitals.

Dr. Iorizzo joined Dermatology Associates of York in August 2015. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of skin cancer, performs Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancers, and practices general dermatologic surgery.

Heather L. Salvaggio, M.D.

Heather L. Salvaggio, MD

Dr. Salvaggio is a graduate of the State University of New York, College at Geneseo and the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She completed a one-year internship in internal medicine at York Hospital in York, PA. Her general dermatology training was completed at the Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA. Dr. Salvaggio additionally completed a fellowship, specialized training, in pediatric dermatology at Northwestern University Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL.  Following this she was an attending dermatologist at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, NY practicing general and pediatric dermatology. She served as an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons while in Cooperstown.

Dr. Salvaggio is Board Certified in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology and she holds memberships in professional organizations including:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • York County Medical Society

 

Dr. Salvaggio holds staff positions at York, Memorial, Hanover and Gettysburg Hospitals. 

Dr. Salvaggio has presented at national meetings and has written several publications. She joined Dermatology Associates of York in January 2016. She practices general medical and surgical dermatology and pediatric dermatology which is her area of special interest and expertise.

Laura S. Spears, M.D.

Laura S. Spears, MD

Dr. Spears is a graduate of Brown University and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her dermatology residency at S.U.N.Y. Buffalo. Prior to her joining Dermatology Associates, she worked as a staff dermatologist at the Veterans Hospital in Lebanon.

Dr. Spears currently serves on the staff at all of the area hospitals, including York Hospital, Memorial Hospital, Hanover Hospital and Gettysburg Hospital.  She actively participates in providing dermatology training to the medical residents from the various hospitals.

Dr. Spears is fully credentialed, including board certification by the American Board of Dermatology, and has active memberships in numerous professional organizations. Dr. Spears joined Dermatology Associates of York in July, 1985.

Ninad C. Pendharkar, M.D., M.B.A.

Ninad C. Pendharkar, MD, MBA

Dr. Pendharkar is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University Abington College and the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. He completed a one-year internship in internal medicine followed by a dermatology residency at the Penn State/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.  Upon completion of his training, Dr. Pendharkar served for six years practicing general dermatology in the role of an attending Dermatologist at Geisinger in State College, PA.

 

While working full time, he completed a M.B.A. at Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business. Subsequently, he served as the Dermatology Clinic Director for Geisinger’s western region for two years. While in this role, he developed and implemented a leadership curriculum for dermatology residents at Geisinger.

 

Dr. Pendharkar is Board Certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology and holds membership in several specialty associations including:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • American Medical Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • York County Medical Society

 

Dr. Pendharkar has presented at national and local educational meetings on dermatologic and practice management topics and has published numerous articles on general dermatology topics. He has served on the American Academy of Dermatology’s State Policy Committee and currently serves as the Chair of the Self-Assessment Task Force. He is also the incoming President of the Penn State College of Medicine Alumni Board of Directors and holds staff positions at York, Memorial, Hanover and Gettysburg Hospitals.

 

Dr. Pendharkar joined Dermatology Associates of York in April 2018. He practices general medical and surgical dermatology.