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Superior Diagnostics for Patient Care:

Our dermatopathologists and oral pathologists provide a full range of diagnostic services. Our goal is to deliver prompt, expert interpretation and analysis for referring physicians who believe in superior diagnostics for patient care.

  • All dermatopathologists and oral pathologists are available for phone/E-mail consult.
  • We offer 24 hour turn around time on routine cases.
  • Reports are available online, via fax, mail and EMR.
  • Complimentary supplies, FedEx priority overnight/local courier provided.
  • Clinicopathological correlation.
  • Insurance contracts with providers in your area.
  • Our physicians thrive on complex cases such as pigmented lesions.



    • 'Not only is the level of expertise and accuracy without peer but the access to the dermatopathologists by phone, when needed, helps me to help my patients and makes our care here more complete.' Peter J. Sands, M.D. Concord, N.H

    • I used to read my own slides, but I'd rather rely on the experts at UCSF Dermpath so I can do what I love to do best, see patients. South Bay

    • UCSF Dermatopathology is the end all for complex diagnoses, I always know I will receive a definitive answer promptly! L. M.D. Fresno, CA

Dermatopathology and Oral Pathology Services

Original Diagnosis

Derived from skin tissue specimens, expert diagnosis by our top dermatopathologists and oral pathologists

Consultation / Second Opinion

Diagnosis of previously prepared glass slides

Immunofluorescence Testing

  • Direct immunofluorescence from skin tissue
  • Indirect immunofluorescence from blood/serum

Molecular Testing

  • CGH – Array Comparative Genomic Hybridization
  • Sanger Sequencing
  • FISH – Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization


January 25, 2016 Philip E. LeBoit M.D
MauiDerm Pigmented Lesion Clinic. Maui, HI

January 23, 2016 Richard Jordan, DDS, PhD.
23rd Annual International Symposium in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Stratification and Management of Salivary Gland Tumors.

November 19-21, 2015 The International Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting
Timothy H. McCalmont, M.D. Pediatric vascular proliferations: New Concepts.
Jeffrey P. North, M.D. Slide Symposium.
New Delhi, India

November 18, 2015 Eighth International Melanoma Pathology Symposium.
Philip E. LeBoit M.D. Surprising histo-molecular correlations in melanocytic lesions.
Iwei Yeh M.D., PhD. Molecular diagnostic evaluation in melanocytic lesions.
San Francisco, CA

October 23-25, 2015 Australasian Society of Dermatopathology. Beth S. Ruben M.D.
Keynote Speaker, Sydney, Australia

October 19-22, 2015 Scientific Symposium Dermatopathology in Paradise.
Philip E. LeBoit M.D. - Course Director, 10/19: Granulomtous Dermatitis - From the Obvious to the Obscure. 10/20: Panel: Spongiotic and Psoriasis Form Dermatitis - Practical Clinicopathologic Approaches.
Laura Pincus, M.D. 10/19:Mycosis Fungoides and Seazary Syndrome. 10/20: Cutaneous Lymphoma Potpouri. Lymphomas in the Subcutis: Pearls and Pitfalls. 10/21 Instructive Cases from UCSF Dermatopathology.
Richard Jordan, DDS, PhD. 10/19: HPV and Head and Neck Cancer. 10/20: Epithelia Dysplasia: Grading and Clinical Impact. 10/21: Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors. 10/22: Panel: Oral Pathology. Big Island, HI

October 8-11, 2015
ASDP 52nd Annual Meeting
Iwei Yeh M.D., PhD. Genetic Classification
of Nevi.
Boris Bastian M.D. Info to be added.
Beth S. Ruben M.D. Chair. Info to be added.
Philip E. LeBoit M.D. Evening Slide Symposium
Thaddeus W. Mully Evening Slide Symposium
San Francisco, CA

September 24, 2015 Oklahoma Rheumatology Society. M. Kari Connolly, M.D.
Autoimmune Skin Diseases.

    Exhibiting Schedule:

    • CalDerm Santa Barbara, CA. Sept.18-20,'15
    • MauiDerm Maui, HI. January 26-30 '15



Recent Awards:

Philip LeBoit, M.D. received the 18th Annual Walter R. Nickel Award for Excellence in Teaching of Dermatopathology from the American Society of Dermatopathology. 4/15

Boris Bastian, M.D. received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Melanoma Research from the Society of Melanoma Research 11/14 and the Stein Innovation Award from Research to Prevent Blindness for work on uveal melanoma. 12/14

Pathology Case Reviews Guest Editors:

Leboit, Philip E. M.D.; Cerroni, Lorenzo MD. July/August 2014. Cutaneous Lympho-proliferative Disease


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UCSF Dermatopathology Service | 1701 Divisadero St. Suite 280 | San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415-353-7546 Toll Free: 800-497-0244 Fax: 415-353-7543
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