Dr. Elissa Norton is a native of Boca Raton, where she was born, raised, and graduated as Valedictorian from Spanish River High School. She completed her undergraduate education at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was honored with the Asinari Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research. She continued performing graduate level research at Harvard University and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute before returning to South Florida to complete her medical education. She received a merit-based scholarship to attend the University of Miami School of Medicine, where she graduated at the top of her class, and was inducted into the elite Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Norton remained at the University of Miami for her Internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery. She has received numerous awards including the Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship award, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Preceptorship award, scholarships to attend annual meetings of top dermatology societies, and the award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Student Teaching. Dr. Norton has numerous publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and has presented her research at regional and national dermatology conferences.
Dr. Norton enjoys all aspects of dermatology including medical dermatology for all ages, cutaneous surgery, and aesthetic dermatology. By combining her passion for skin health and her individual attention to every visit, she provides top care to her patients.
In her free time, Dr. Norton enjoys spending time with her husband, two young sons, and extended local family.