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Dermatopathology

A collaborative approach to solving difficult cases.


We are dedicated to the consultation service with a main focus on unusual cutaneous neoplastic diseases, as well as complex medical conditions involving skin. We have experts in almost all areas of anatomic pathology who are readily accessible and able to provide support as needed.

4,300+

cases seen each year


10

sub-specialized pathologists



Pathology in Focus

Ruifeng (Ray) Guo, M.D., gives an overview of the dermatopathology service and the benefits of collaborating with Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

Expertise

Michael Camilleri, M.D.


Medical School

University of Malta Medical School, Guardamangia, Malta

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatopathology
Immunodermatology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Nneka I. Comfere, M.D.


Medical School

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Lori Erickson, M.D.

Section Head


Medical School

University of South Dakota School of Medicine

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Surgical Pathology
Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Thomas Flotte, M.D.


Medical School

Albany Medical College, Union University

Residency

New York University Medical Center

Fellowship

Dermatopathology
Immunology
Massachusetts General Hospital
New York University Medical Center

Lawrence Gibson, M.D.


Medical School

University of Louisville

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Ruifeng (Ray) Guo, M.D.


Medical School

Henan Medical University
University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and MD Anderson Cancer Center

Residency

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Fellowship

Surgical Pathology
Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Emma Johnson M.D.


Medical School

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Julia Lehman, M.D.


Medical School

School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Margot Peters, M.D.


Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Pathology
Dermatopathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Carilyn Wieland, M.D


Medical School

University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine

Residency

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Testing

BRAFC | BRAF Mutation Analysis (V600), Melanoma

Identification of melanoma tumors that may respond to BRAF-targeted therapies

MELP | Melanoma Targeted Gene Panel, Next-Generation Sequencing, Tumor

Diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma   Simultaneously interrogating multiple gene targets including BRAF (eg, V600E and V600K), GNAQ, GNA11, KIT and NRAS

MELF | Melanoma, FISH, Tissue

An aid in the differentiation of benign from malignant melanocytic lesions when used in conjunction with clinical and pathologic information

CMAPT | Chromosomal Microarray, Tumor, Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded

Genomic characterization of tumor for copy number imbalances and loss of heterozygosity.   Assisting in the diagnosis malignant neoplasms

Learn more about how to order these evaluations at your institution.