University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Philip E. LeBoit, MD

Philip E. LeBoit, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Non-aligned

Education

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, A.B., 1971-75, History
Albany Medical College, Albany NY, M.D., 1975-79
Univ. of California San Francisco, CA, Resident, 1979-81, Pathology
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, Resident, 1981-82, Pathology
New York University, NY (7-12/82) and Cornell Univ. Medical Center, NY (1-6/83), Fellow, 1982-83, Dermatopathology


Professional Experience

  • 1985-86
    Clinical Instructor, Depart. of Pathology, UCSF
  • 1986-91
    Assist. Clin. Professor, Depart. of Pathology, UCSF
  • 1991-97
    Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, Dept. of Pathol-ogy, UCSF
  • 1997-present
    Professor of Clinical Pathology, Dept. of Pathology, UCSF
  • Ancillary Positions Held Concurrently:
  • 1987-present
    Director, UCSF Dermatopathology Service, UCSF
  • 1989-present
    Director, Fellowship Training Program in Dermatopathology, Depts. of Pathology and Dermatology
  • 1990-present
    Director, Dermatopathology Section, Dept. of Pathology
  • 1997-present
    Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Dept. of Dermatology, UCSF
  • 1997-present
    Editor-in-Chief, The American Journal of Dermatopathology, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Honors & Awards

  • 1988
    Certificate of Appreciation, Dept. of Medicine and Surgery, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Martinez, CA
  • 1992
    Honorable Mention, Distinguished Teaching Award, Academic Senate, UCSF
  • 1997
    Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Dermatology, UCSF
  • 2002
    Ackerman Lecture and Award, International Society of Dermatopathology
  • 2002
    Pinkus Lecture and Award, American Society of Dermatopathology
  • 2004
    Founder's Award, American Society of Dermatopathology

Selected Publications

  1. LeBoit PE. The Morphology of Tumor Progression in Melanoma In Situ. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jul 01; 155(7):775-776.
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  2. Cohen JN, Yeh I, LeBoit PE. Melanotic Schwannoma of the Vulva: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 Jun 27.
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  3. W Mu E, Chen L, Rothman L, Rubio-Gonzalez B, Marks E, Persad L, Cockerell CJ, Leboit P, Meehan SA. Excision recommendation rates of atypical (dysplastic) nevi amongst experienced dermatopathologists. J Cutan Pathol. 2019 Oct; 46(10):798-799.
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  4. Ieremia E, Marušic Z, Mudaliar V, Kelly S, Gonzalvo Rodriguez P, McNiff JM, LeBoit PE, Calonje E. Expanding the clinical spectrum of dermal hyperneury: report of nine new cases and a review of the literature. Histopathology. 2019 Jun 19.
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  5. Marchionne EM, McCalmont TH, Pincus LB, LeBoit PE, Fox LP. Acute inflammatory edema: A mimicker of cellulitis in critically ill patients. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Oct; 81(4):931-936.
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  6. Yeh I, Busam KJ, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE, Pissaloux D, Alberti L, de la Fouchardière A, Bastian BC. Filigree-like Rete Ridges, Lobulated Nests, Rosette-like Structures, and Exaggerated Maturation Characterize Spitz Tumors With NTRK1 Fusion. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Jun; 43(6):737-746.
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  7. May C, LeBoit P, McCalmont T, Argenyi Z. Hypercellular Encapsulated Neuroma Imitating Desmoplastic Melanoma. Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 May; 41(5):358-360.
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  8. Ferrufino-Schmidt MC, Bravo F, Valencia BM, Llanos-Cuentas A, Boggild AK, LeBoit PE. Is CD1a useful for leishmaniasis diagnosis in the New World? J Cutan Pathol. 2019 Jan; 46(1):90-92.
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  9. Cohen JN, Yeh I, Jordan RC, Wolsky RJ, Horvai AE, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE. Cutaneous Non-Neural Granular Cell Tumors Harbor Recurrent ALK Gene Fusions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 09; 42(9):1133-1142.
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  10. 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.
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  11. 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 09 21; 8(1):644.
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  12. Requena L, LeBoit PE. In Response. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 08; 39(8):635.
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  13. Hinds B, Agulló Pérez AD, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, North JP. Loss of retinoblastoma in pleomorphic fibroma: An immunohistochemical and genomic analysis. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Aug; 44(8):665-671.
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  14. Shapiro PE, LeBoit PE. Interstitial Mycosis Fungoides: Setting the Record Straight. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 02; 41(2):282-283.
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  15. Miraflor AP, LeBoit PE, Hirschman SA. Intraepidermal Merkel cell carcinoma with pagetoid Bowen's disease. J Cutan Pathol. 2016 Nov; 43(11):921-926.
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  16. 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 11; 240(3):282-290.
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  17. 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.
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  18. 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.
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  19. 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.
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  20. 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.
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