Philip Leboit, MD



Melanoma Center
1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
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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Albany Medical College 1979


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


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

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Cohen JN, Joseph NM, North JP, Onodera C, Zembowicz A, LeBoit PE. Genomic Analysis of Pigmented Epithelioid Melanocytomas Reveals Recurrent Alterations in PRKAR1A, and PRKCA Genes. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Oct; 41(10):1333-1346.
  2. Yeh I, Lang UE, Durieux E, Tee MK, Jorapur A, Shain AH, Haddad V, Pissaloux D, Chen X, Cerroni L, Judson RL, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC, de la Fouchardière A. Combined activation of MAP kinase pathway and ß-catenin signaling cause deep penetrating nevi. Nat Commun. 2017 Sep 21; 8(1):644.
  3. Shapiro PE, LeBoit PE. Interstitial Mycosis Fungoides: Setting the Record Straight. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Feb; 41(2):282-283.
  4. Miraflor AP, LeBoit PE, Hirschman SA. Intraepidermal Merkel cell carcinoma with pagetoid Bowen's disease. J Cutan Pathol. 2016 Nov; 43(11):921-926.
  5. Yeh I, Tee MK, Botton T, Shain AH, Sparatta AJ, Gagnon A, Vemula SS, Garrido MC, Nakamaru K, Isoyama T, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Bastian BC. NTRK3 kinase fusions in Spitz tumours. J Pathol. 2016 Nov; 240(3):282-290.
  6. Amerson E, Woodruff CM, Forrestel A, Wenger M, McCalmont T, LeBoit P, Maurer T, Laker-Oketta M, Muyindike W, Bwana M, Buziba N, Busakhala N, Wools-Kaloustian K, Martin J. Accuracy of Clinical Suspicion and Pathologic Diagnosis of Kaposi Sarcoma in East Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Mar 01; 71(3):295-301.
  7. Semeere A, Wenger M, Busakhala N, Buziba N, Bwana M, Muyindike W, Amerson E, Maurer T, McCalmont T, LeBoit P, Musick B, Yiannoutsos C, Lukande R, Castelnuovo B, Laker-Oketta M, Kambugu A, Glidden D, Wools-Kaloustian K, Martin J. A prospective ascertainment of cancer incidence in sub-Saharan Africa: The case of Kaposi sarcoma. Cancer Med. 2016 05; 5(5):914-28.
  8. North JP, McCalmont TH, Fehr A, van Zante A, Stenman G, LeBoit PE. Detection of MYB Alterations and Other Immunohistochemical Markers in Primary Cutaneous Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Oct; 39(10):1347-56.
  9. Charli-Joseph Y, Cerroni L, LeBoit PE. Cutaneous Spindle-Cell B-Cell Lymphomas: Most are Neoplasms of Follicular Center Cell Origin. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Jun; 39(6):737-43.
  10. Machan S, Molina-Ruiz AM, Fernández-Aceñero MJ, Encabo B, LeBoit P, Bastian BC, Requena L. Metastatic melanoma in association with a giant congenital melanocytic nevus in an adult: controversial CGH findings. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Jun; 37(6):487-94.
  11. Yeh I, Botton T, Talevich E, Shain AH, Sparatta AJ, de la Fouchardiere A, Mully TW, North JP, Garrido MC, Gagnon A, Vemula SS, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Bastian BC. Activating MET kinase rearrangements in melanoma and Spitz tumours. Nat Commun. 2015 May 27; 6:7174.
  12. Yeh I, de la Fouchardiere A, Pissaloux D, Mully TW, Garrido MC, Vemula SS, Busam KJ, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC. Clinical, histopathologic, and genomic features of Spitz tumors with ALK fusions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 May; 39(5):581-91.
  13. Schulman JM, LeBoit PE. Adipophilin expression in necrobiosis lipoidica, granuloma annulare, and sarcoidosis. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Mar; 37(3):203-9.
  14. 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):1228-34.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.

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