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Special Guest Consultant

Phillip H. McKee, M.D.
Former Director of Dermatopathology
Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Dr. Phillip McKee received his Doctorate degree in Medicine by the Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland. He trained in pathology at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast and received membership of the Royal College of Pathologists in 1978. He then completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship at St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in London. He was appointed to the Faculty of St. Thomas' Hospital Medical School in London in 1979 and subsequently to the Faculty of St. John's Hospital for Diseases of the Skin. He was a member and later Chariman of the Dermatopathology Examiners Subcommittee of the Royal College of Pathologists. In 1998, Dr. McKee was recruited to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston as Director of Dermatopathology. He retired in 2004 and since then he has been working on several new books including the 4th edition of Pathology of the Skin. The 3rd edition of Pathology of the Skin was awarded the first prize certificate in the Dermatology category in The Royal Society of Medicine and Society of Authors 2005 Annual Medical Book Competition and first prize certificate in the Dermatology Category in the British Medical Association 2005 Annual Medical Book Competition. Dr. McKee spends a considerable time visiting medical centers both in the United States and abroad to lecture and present slide seminars. He is author/co-author of 153 original articles and author or editor of eight textbooks.

 
Dr. Zsolt Argenyi

Host Consultant

Zsolt Argenyi, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Dermatology
Director of Dermatopathology
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Dr. Argenyi graduated summa cum laude and received his M.D. degree from Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, his residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Dermatology at the University of Iowa and in Dermatopathology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He was the Director of Dermatopathology at the University of Iowa for 12 years. He joined the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle WA in 2001. He has special interest in melanocytic lesions, adnexal tumors and cutaneous soft tissue neoplasms.

 

Host Consultant

Paul Swanson, M.D.
Director of Anatomic Pathology
University of Washington

Paul Swanson graduated from medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR in 1984. He completed anatomic and clinical pathology residency and fellowship training in surgical pathology at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic in 1989. He worked in the Department of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University Medical School, St. Louis MO from 1990-2001 and joined the faculty at University of Washington Medical Center as Professor of Pathology in July 2001, where he is currently Director of Anatomic Pathology. His professional interests include dermatopathology, gastrointestinal pathology and the application of immunohistochemistry to the diagnosis of human disease.

Host Consultant

Evan George, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology

Evan George graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1986. He completed anatomic and clinical pathology residency as well as a fellowship in surgical pathology at the University of Minnesota in 1991. He spent 13 years locally in general community hospital pathology practice with Eastside Pathology, Inc. at Overlake Hospital. In 2005, he completed a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Virginia and afterwards joined the faculty at the University of Washington as Clinical Assistant Professor in Pathology. Areas of special interest include dermatopathology, melanocytic lesions, and immunohistochemistry.

 

Host Consultant

Richard Knierim, M.D.
CellNetix Pathology PLLC
Swedish Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Washington Department of Pathology

Dr. Knierim attended medical school at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. A rotating internship brought him to the University of Washington. He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Washington in 1975 and then worked at the U.S. Army Medical Center, Okinawa, Japan, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft. Lewis, WA, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA, and Deaconess Medical Center, Spokane, WA. Since 1990 Dr. Knierim has been at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA. He directed the dermatopathology service at Washington Pathology Consultants, Inc. PS 1993-2005. Since 2005 he and Charles Hunter, M.D. have directed the dermatopathology service at Swedish Medical Center and CellNetix Pathology PLLC.

 

Host Consultant

Rob McFarlane, M.D.
Dermatopathology Fellow
Department of Pathology

Rob McFarlane graduated /magna cum laude/ from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a double degree in journalism and history. He received his MD from the University of Texas in Houston. He returned to the University of Colorado his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He will finish his fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Washington in the summer of 2007 and plans to practice in Eugene, OR.



 
 

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