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Philip Leboit, M.D.

Dermatopathologist

Clinics

Melanoma Center
1600 Divisadero St.,
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-9900
Fax: (415) 885-3802

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

Albany Medical College 1979

Residencies

Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Pathology 1982
UCSF Medical Center, Pathology 1982
UCSF Medical Center, Laboratory Medicine 1985

Fellowships

New York University, Dermatopathology 1982
New York Hospital/Cornell, Dermatopathology 1983

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Zheng CL, Wang NJ, Chung J, Moslehi H, Sanborn JZ, Hur JS, Collisson EA, Vemula SS, Naujokas A, Chiotti KE, Cheng JB, Fassihi H, Blumberg AJ, Bailey CV, Fudem GM, Mihm FG, Cunningham BB, Neuhaus IM, Liao W, Oh DH, Cleaver JE, LeBoit PE, Costello JF, Lehmann AR, Gray JW, Spellman PT, Arron ST, Huh N, Purdom E, Cho RJ. Transcription Restores DNA Repair to Heterochromatin, Determining Regional Mutation Rates in Cancer Genomes. Cell Rep. 2014 Nov 20; 9(4):1228-1234.
  2. Charli-Joseph Y, Saggini A, Vemula S, Weier J, Mirza S, LeBoit PE. Primary cutaneous perivascular epithelioid cell tumor: A clinicopathological and molecular reappraisal. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Dec; 71(6):1127-36.
  3. Yeh I, Mully TW, Wiesner T, Vemula SS, Mirza SA, Sparatta AJ, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC, LeBoit PE. Ambiguous melanocytic tumors with loss of 3p21. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Aug; 38(8):1088-95.
  4. Hall BJ, LeBoit PE. Suprabasal Spread of Melanocytes in Dysplastic Nevi and Melanoma In Situ: Ki-67-labeling Rate of Junctional Melanocytes and Suprabasal Cells May Be a Helpful Clue to the Diagnosis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Aug; 38(8):1111-7.
  5. Gerami P, Busam K, Cochran A, Cook MG, Duncan LM, Elder DE, Fullen DR, Guitart J, LeBoit PE, Mihm MC, Prieto VG, Rabkin MS, Scolyer RA, Xu X, Yun SJ, Obregon R, Yazdan P, Cooper C, Weitner BB, Rademaker A, Barnhill RL. Histomorphologic Assessment and Interobserver Diagnostic Reproducibility of Atypical Spitzoid Melanocytic Neoplasms With Long-term Follow-up. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jul; 38(7):934-40.
  6. North JP, Garrido MC, Kolaitis NA, Leboit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC. Fluorescence in situ hybridization as an ancillary tool in the diagnosis of ambiguous melanocytic neoplasms: a review of 804 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jun; 38(6):824-31.
  7. Charli-Joseph Y, Saggini A, Doyle LA, Fletcher CD, Weier J, Mirza S, Vemula S, LeBoit PE. DNA copy number changes in tumors within the spectrum of cellular, atypical, and metastasizing fibrous histiocytoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 71(2):256-63.
  8. Chua SL, Amerson EH, Leslie KS, McCalmont TH, Leboit PE, Martin JN, Bangsberg D, Maurer TA. Factors associated with pruritic papular eruption of human immunodeficiency virus infection in the antiretroviral therapy era. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 170(4):832-9.
  9. Yang SH, Leboit PE. Angiomatous kaposi sarcoma: a variant that mimics hemangiomas. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014 Mar; 36(3):229-37.
  10. Naujokas A, Charli-Joseph Y, Ruben BS, Yeh I, Leboit PE, McCalmont TH, Pincus LB. SOX-10 expression in cutaneous myoepitheliomas and mixed tumors. J Cutan Pathol. 2014 Apr; 41(4):353-63.
  11. Charli-Joseph Y, Chong K, Ai WZ, Leboit PE, Pincus LB. Paraneoplastic acanthosis nigricans paralleling disease course in a patient with mycosis fungoides. Eur J Dermatol. 2013 Dec 1; 23(6):907-8.
  12. Kollipara R, Cooley LD, Horii KA, Hetherington ML, Leboit PE, Singh V, Zwick DL. Spitzoid melanoma in a child with li-fraumeni syndrome. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2014 Jan-Feb; 17(1):64-9.
  13. Berliner JG, Haemel A, Leboit PE, Pincus LB. The sarcoidal variant of annular elastolytic granuloma. J Cutan Pathol. 2013 Nov; 40(11):918-20.
  14. Botton T, Yeh I, Nelson T, Vemula SS, Sparatta A, Garrido MC, Allegra M, Rocchi S, Bahadoran P, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Burton EA, Bollag G, Ballotti R, Bastian BC. Recurrent BRAF kinase fusions in melanocytic tumors offer an opportunity for targeted therapy. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2013 Nov; 26(6):845-51.
  15. Wood BA, LeBoit PE. An 'inflammatory' variant of solar purpura: a simulant of leukocytoclastic vasculitis and neutrophilic dermatoses. Pathology. 2013 Aug; 45(5):484-8.
  16. Gerami P, Scolyer RA, Xu X, Elder DE, Abraham RM, Fullen D, Prieto VG, Leboit PE, Barnhill RL, Cooper C, Yazdan P, Guitart J, Liu P, Pestova E, Busam K. Risk assessment for atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms using FISH to identify chromosomal copy number aberrations. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 May; 37(5):676-84.
  17. LeBoit PE. Simulators of cutaneous lymphoma: where should our efforts go? Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Apr; 139(4):414-7.
  18. Posch C, Moslehi H, Feeney L, Green GA, Ebaee A, Feichtenschlager V, Chong K, Peng L, Dimon MT, Phillips T, Daud AI, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Ortiz-Urda S. Combined targeting of MEK and PI3K/mTOR effector pathways is necessary to effectively inhibit NRAS mutant melanoma in vitro and in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Mar 5; 110(10):4015-20.
  19. North JP, Yeh I, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE. Melanoma ex blue nevus: two cases resembling large plaque-type blue nevus with subcutaneous cellular nodules. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Dec; 39(12):1094-9.
  20. Sun BK, Saggini A, Sarin KY, Kim J, Benjamin L, LeBoit PE, Khavari PA. Mosaic activating RAS mutations in nevus sebaceus and nevus sebaceus syndrome. J Invest Dermatol. 2013 Mar; 133(3):824-7.

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