Gregory M. Bricca, M.D.

Gregory M. Bricca, M.D., a native of Moraga, California is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a fellow in both the American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. He holds active memberships in the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Medical Association, the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society, and the Sacramento Valley Dermatologic Society.

Doctor Bricca has published multiple journal articles and textbook chapters and speaks both locally and nationally on skin cancer and melanoma treatment as well as facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.  

Fellowship:  Mohs Micrographic Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Mentors – John A. Zitelli, M.D. & David G. Brodland, M.D.,  2002-2003.


Residency: University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, California, 1999-2002.

Internship: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada, 1998-1999.

Medical School: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada, 1994-1998.

Undergraduate: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, B.S. in Biochemistry, 1988-1993.

Honors: Medical School Valedictory Speaker, 1998; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1997; NCAA Men’s Tennis National Championship, 1993.

Personal interests: 5 Children, Coaching Soccer, Running, Cycling, Fly-fishing, Photography.

Professional Presentations:
“Immunostains and Treatment of Melanoma with Mohs Surgery.” American College of Mohs  Surgery, Austin, TX, May 21, 2009.

“Immunostaining Melanoma Frozen Section Surgical Margins with MART-1.” American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, Naples, FL, May 4, 2007.

   “Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery.” American  College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Annual Meeting Scottsdale,  AZ, April 29, 2006.

“Immunostaining Melanoma Frozen Sections with MART-1.” American College of Mohs  Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, New Orleans, LA, October 27, 2005.

“Injectable Anesthesia and Electrosurgery.” The Skin Cancer Surgery Center, Surgical Assistant Education, Sacramento, California, August 4, 2005.

“Optimal Management of High Risk Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” Winter Ski Meeting Squaw Valley, CA, March 3, 2005.

“Immunostaining Melanoma Frozen Sections with MART-1.” American Society for Mohs Histotechnology, San Diego, California, October 12, 2004.

“Creating a Better Ellipse: Basic Excision and Suturing Techniques.” UC Davis Residents Forum, Sacramento, California, September 16, 2004.

“Skin Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention.” Mercy General Hospital Grand Rounds, Sacramento, California, July 8, 2004.

“Immunostaining Melanoma Frozen Sections: The One-Hour Protocol.” American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 14,  2003.

Journal Publications:

Bricca, G.M., Brodland D.G., Zitelli J.A. “Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Treatment of Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, January 2005, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 92-100.

Bricca, G.M., Zitelli J.A., Brodland D.G. “Immunostaining Melanoma Frozen Sections: The One Hour Protocol.” Dermatologic Surgery, March 2004, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 403-8.

Haas, A.F., Fromer, E.S., Bricca, G.M. “Spindle Cell Lipoma of the Scalp: A Case Report and Review.” Dermatologic Surgery, January 1999, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 68-71.

Bricca, G.M., Khoyi, M.A., Westfall, D.P. “Comparative Study of Na/Ca Antiporter Modulation by Norepinephrine and Second Messengers in Laboratory Animals.” Journal of Investigative Medicine, January 1996, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 172.

Textbook Chapters:

Brodland D.G., Bricca G.M. “Mohs Surgery: The Full Spectrum of Application.” In: Cancer of the Skin, Eds. D. Rigel, R. Friedman, R. Marks, D. Reintgen,  J.C., Bystryn, L. Dzubow. Elsevier 2005.

Bricca G.M., Zitelli J.A. Mohs Surgery for Invasive Melanoma. In: Mohs Micrographic Surgery 2nd edition, Eds. G. Mikhail, S. Snow. Wisconsin 2004.