GOING BEHIND THE SCOPE

Dermpath Diagnostics invites you to go “Behind The Scope” and learn more about your dermatopathologists.

Kelley, Scott W., MD

Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Troy & Associates
Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology and Anatomic Pathology

Areas of Interest:

Cutaneous lymphomas

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

16 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Residency:

Pathology, Chief Resident; Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Medical School:

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Interesting Facts:

Enjoys brewing beer, reading on philosophy, avid sports fan and father of four daughters.

Whitling, Nicholas A., MD

Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Atlanta
Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology and Anatomic Pathology

Areas of Interest:

Alopecia, Vulvar Pathology and Cutaneous Lymphoma

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

2 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; Tulane University

Residency:

Anatomic Pathology; Tulane University

Medical School:

Medical University of the Americans; Nevis, West Indies

Interesting Facts:

Dr. Whitling and his wife (an Ob/GYN in Atlanta) are parents to 3 children, including twins and a singleton (3 and a half and two and a half years old). 9 days a year they are all the same age.

Liranzo, Maritza O., MD, MS

Medical Director/ Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Central Florida
Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Areas of Interest:

Infectious diseases and Hansen's disease* In the last few years we have had an unusual increase number of Hansen's disease in Central Florida that have been associated with exposure to armadillos.

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

20 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Residency:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Colorado Health Science Center

Medical School:

Autonomous University of Santo Domingo; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Interesting Facts:

Was awarded the Military Spouse Metal when her husband retired from the Air Force. According to Dr. Liranzo, it was like receiving a Purple Heart Medal!

Jacobson, Mark, MD

Managing Director and Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
New York
Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology and Anatomic Pathology

Areas of Interest:

Melanoma, Lymphoma

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

22 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; New York University Medical Center

Residency:

Anatomic Pathology; Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Medical School:

University of Witwatersrand Medical School

Interesting Facts:

Founder and Program Director of Albert Einstein Dermatopathology Fellowship Program

Rosen, Les B., MD

Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
South Florida
Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Areas of Interest:

Neoplastic Diseases, Malignant Melanoma and Inflammatory Diseases with an interest in the histopathology of fillers

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

30 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; Mount Sinai Medical Center

Residency:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Mount Sinai Medical Center

Medical School:

State University of New York Downstate

Interesting Facts:

Dr. Rosen has received numerous teaching awards, authored numerous papers and a chapter in the textbook, Skin Cancer. Dr. Rosen hosts the yearly Dermpath 101 course open to all dermatology residents, has appointments at Louisiana State University, Tulane University, Nova Southeastern University, Florida International University. Dr. Rosen was the first Medical Director of AmeriPath, before, during and after the initial public offering in 1994. Hobbies include playing tennis.

Culpepper, Keliegh S., MD

Director of Pathology Services / Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Arizona
Board Certifications:

Dermatology and Dermatopathology

Areas of Interest:

Infectious disease, rashes in complex medical cases

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

11 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; Harvard Medical School / Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Residency:

Dermatology; Johns Hopkins Hospital

Medical School:

The Johns Hopkins University

Kilpatrick, Timothy M., MD

Managing Director / Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Central Florida
Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Areas of Interest:

Melanoma

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

30 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; University of North Carolina

Residency:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Wake Forest Medical Center

Medical School:

University of Florida School of Medicine

Interesting Fact:

Worked for the North Florida Eye Bank during medical school and the NC Eye Bank during Pathology Residency. Supervisor for night and weekend physicians for the Emergency Department at a rural hospital in Statesville, NC during Pathology Residency

Kramer, E. Michael, MD

Vice President of Dermatopathology / Managing Director

Lab Location:
The Institute for Dermatopathology
Board Certifications:

Dermatology & Dermatopathology

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

20 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; Jefferson Medical Center – A. Bernard Ackerman, M.D., Director

Residency:

Dermatology; Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Medical School:

Albany Medical College

Interesting Fact:

Dr. Kramer manages the business of Dermpath Diagnostics (12 sites).

Sachdeva, Mandi P., MD

Managing Director / Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
The Dermatopathology Laboratory
Board Certifications:

Dermatology & Dermatopathology

Areas of Interest:

Inflammatory dermatoses, melanocytic neoplasms, and alopecia

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

5 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; Cleveland Clinic

Residency:

Dermatology; Cleveland Clinic

Medical School:

The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Troy, James L., MD

Managing Director / Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Troy and Associates
Board Certifications:

Dermatology, Dermatopathology & Internal Medicine

Areas of Interest:

inflammatory disease, eruptions associated with chemotherapy, melanoma

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

33 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; New York University Medical Center

Residency:

Dermatology; Chief Resident; Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

Medical School:

Harvard Medical School

Interesting Facts:

1) Dr. Troy was practicing as a dermatologist seeing patients, as well as doing dermatopathology, until 5 years ago and repeatedly listed in Best Doctors in America.

2) Dr. Troy is currently a clinical professor and director of dermatopathology in the dermatology residency program at the local Medical College of Wisconsin. A second or third year resident in dermatology participates in nearly all sign-out sessions with Dr. Troy. Dr. Troy presents dermatopathology at weekly dermatology grand rounds, at a monthly pediatric dermatology clinico-pathologic conference, and in twice monthly didactic session with the residents.

3) Dr. Troy is a member of the scientific team of advisors to Roche in the development of vemurafenib (Zelboraf), the new oral chemotherapy for metastatic melanoma with BRAF mutation. His lab, Troy and Associates, has performed the central review, diagnosis, collation, and explanation of the keratoacanthomas/cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas that 20-25% of patients develop during monotherapy. Dr. Troy has presented an explanation of the KA/SCC and other side effect aspects to clinical investigators in Phase 1, 2, and 3 studies, as well as in follow-up studies, in national and international settings including Australia, Europe, and South America. Basic science considerations of this work were presented in 2012 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Barron, David R., MD

Managing Director / Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
Richfield Laboratory of Dermatopathology
Board Certifications:

Dermatology & Dermatopathology

Areas of Interest:

Melanoma

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

29 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Residency:

Dermatology; Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital

Medical School:

George Washington University Medical School

Interesting Facts:

Hosted the 28th dermatopathology review course this year. The Barron Board Review has grown from a local course with only 30 third year residents to one of the largest, national courses.

Chu, Paul, MD

Executive Managing Director / Dermatopathologist

Lab Location:
New York
Board Certifications:

Dermatology & Dermatopathology

Areas of Interest:

Alopecias, melanocytics and collagen vascular diseases

Years Practicing Dermatopathology:

21 years

Fellowship:

Dermatopathology; University of California San Francisco

Residency:

Dermatology; University of California San Francisco

Medical School:

New York University School of Medicine

Interesting Facts:

First to describe cutaneous Rosai-Dofrman disease and Palisaded Neutrophic Granulomatous Dermatitis in CVD.