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Melissa Piliang [M.D.]

  • Titles : NA
  • Affiliations : Cleveland Clinic

Melissa Piliang, MD, FAAD, was appointed in 2006 to the Staff at Cleveland Clinic, where she has joint appointments in the Departments of Dermatology and Anatomic Pathology. She received her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed both her residency in dermatology and a fellowship in dermatopathology at Cleveland Clinic. She is board-certified in both dermatology and dermatopathology, and she focuses on general medical dermatology.

  • Dermatology
  • Dermatology- Dermatopathology

  • Clinical Efficacy of Diphenylcyclopropenone in Alopecia Areata: Retrospective Data Analysis of 50 Patients.
  • Chiang KS, Mesinkovska NA, Piliang MP, Bergfeld WF., J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2015 Nov;17(2):50-5. doi: 10.1038/jidsymp.2015.28., PMID: 26551948
  • ILK Index and Regrowth in Alopecia Areata., Stallings AM, Velez MW, Fiessinger LA, Piliang MP, Mesinkovska NA, Kyei A, Bergfeld WF.
  • J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2015 Nov;17(2):47-9. doi: 10.1038/jidsymp.2015.27., PMID: 26551947
  • Histological pattern of Merkel cell carcinoma sentinel lymph node metastasis improves stratification of Stage III patients., Ko JS, Prieto VG, Elson PJ, Vilain RE, Pulitzer MP, Scolyer RA, Reynolds JP, Piliang MP, Ernstoff MS, Gastman BR, Billings SD.
  • Mod Pathol. 2016 Feb;29(2):122-30. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2015.109. Epub 2015 Nov 6., PMID: 26541273
  • Eosinophil-rich syphilis: a report of four cases., Rosa G, Bennett D, Piliang MP.
  • J Cutan Pathol. 2015 Aug;42(8):554-8. doi: 10.1111/cup.12540. Epub 2015 Jul 3., PMID: 25997023
  • Clinical efficacy of diphenylcyclopropenone in alopecia areata: retrospective data analysis of 50 patients., Chiang K, Atanaskova Mesinkovska N, Amoretti A, Piliang MP, Kyei A, Bergfeld WF.
  • J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Sep;71(3):595-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.04.036. No abstract available., PMID: 25128116
  • Association between alopecia areata, psoriasis vulgaris, thyroid disease, and metabolic syndrome., Ishak RS, Piliang MP.
  • J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2013 Dec;16(1):S56-7. doi: 10.1038/jidsymp.2013.22., PMID: 24326560
  • Complications following injection of soft-tissue fillers., Ozturk CN, Li Y, Tung R, Parker L, Piliang MP, Zins JE.
  • Aesthet Surg J. 2013 Aug 1;33(6):862-77. doi: 10.1177/1090820X13493638. Epub 2013 Jul 3. Review. PMID: 23825309

  • Dermatopathology in Paradise: Cells and Patterns
  • Dermatopathology in Virtual Paradise: Emphasis on Inflammatory Skin Disease, Alopecia, Lymphoma and Melanoma
  • What's New in Dermatopathology: 2016

Past Lectures

  • Through the Looking Glass: Pearls from Sign Out (Panel Discussion) (10/06/2022)
  • Infections in the Immunocompromised (10/06/2022)
  • Inpatient Dermatopathology: Practical Tips for Common and Emergent Diagnoses (10/05/2022)
  • A Practical Approach to the Scalp Biopsy (10/04/2022)
  • Pediatric Dermatopathology: Big Lessons from Little Kids (10/03/2022)
  • What's Bugging You? (04/15/2021)
  • Alopecia: The importance of Clinicopathologic Correlation (04/14/2021)
  • Ulcers: It's Not All Stasis (04/13/2021)
  • Lessons Learned the Hard Way (04/13/2021)
  • Syphilis: The Great Imitator Strikes Again (04/12/2021)
  • Alopecia (06/26/2016)
  • Luncheon Panel Discussion: Ask the Experts (06/26/2016)
  • My Approach to Inflammatory Skin Disease (06/25/2016)
  • Great Cases from the Cleveland Clinic (06/25/2016)
  • Luncheon Panel Discussion: Ask the Experts (06/25/2016)
  • Luncheon Panel Discussion: Ask the Experts (06/24/2016)
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum: What Is/What Isn't? (06/24/2016)


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