About the Doctor

Alan A. Semion, M.D.

Dr. Semion is board certified in dermatopathology and has been in practice since 1975. Dr. Semion received his medical degree from the University of Michigan, after which he completed a year-long internship at Los Angeles County General Hospital, University of Southern California Medical Center. From 1969 to 1971, he served in the U.S. Army, providing medical care at Ireland Army Hospital.

Dr. Semion completed a residency in pathology and dermatopathology at the University of California Los Angeles, an internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a dermatology residency at the University of Southern California.

He is a member of the following organizations:

  • Sacramento Valley Dermatology Society – Past President, Past Continuing Education Director, Past Director Napa Meeting & Past Director Lake Tahoe Meeting
  • American Academy of Dermatology – Fellow
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery – Fellow
  • California Congress of Dermatology
  • International Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • Pacific Dermatology Association
  • Placer-Nevada County Medical Society
  • California Medical Association
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • American Cancer Society – Dermatology Consultant & Advisor
  • International Society of Dermatology

Dr. Semion has a special interest in skin cancer and STD’s detection and prevention, laser surgery, skin surgery and educating the public about melanoma self-detection.

In his free time, he enjoys fishing, fine food and wine, and international traveling, especially to Central America and Fiji.