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Tammie Ferringer [M.D.]

  • Titles : Section Head and Fellowship Director, Dermatopathology
  • Affiliations : Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Geisinger Medical Center

Academic Profile at a Glance

  • Graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in December 1993 and Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1998
  • Dermatology residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA where she served as chief resident
  • Dermatopathology fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina with Drs. John Maize and John Metcalf from 2003-2004
  • Returned to join the staff at Geisinger Medical Center in the departments of pathology and dermatology in 2004
  • Named Section Head and Fellowship Director in 2008
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (Adjunct) for Department of Pathology at Temple University School of Medicine
  • Associate Editor of Cutis and Assistant Editor of Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2012 Guest Editor for Dermatologic Clinics, What’s New in Dermatopathology
  • Co-Editor of AAD Dermatology Self-Assessment Program, Vol. 5
  • Co-Editor of online application My Dermpath with Drs. Dirk Elston and Rajendra Singh
  • Co-Editor with Dr. Dirk Elston of the 2009 textbook entitled, Dermatopathology. In series: Requisites in Dermatology (new edition in progress)
  • ASDP Online Case Study Director
  • Chair of ASDP MOC Committee and AAD Poster Exhibits Task Force
  • ABD Dermatopathology Curriculum Committee, AAD Scientific Assembly Committee, AAD Leadership and Development Steering Committee, ASDP Strategic Planning Committee, ASDP Informatics Committee, ISDP Executive Committee
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America 2011-2012
  • Author of more than 35 peer-reviewed articles, 3 different chapters in varying texts on bacterial infections of the skin, online chapter on atypical mycobacterial infections in Clinical Decisions Support, chapter on Immunohistochemistry of Skin in Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry 

Current Lectures

  • Clinicopathologic Correlation: Dermpath to the Rescue (06/24/2024)
  • Immunohistochemistry and Literature Update (06/25/2024)
  • Self-Assessment (Slide Preview Available All Week) (06/27/2024)
  • Pearls and Pitfalls (06/27/2024)

Past Lectures

  • Self Assessment Panel (10/13/2021)
  • Don't Sweat the Adnexal Tumors (10/13/2021)
  • Clues and Pitfalls (10/12/2021)
  • Inflammatory Mimics (10/12/2021)
  • Pediatric Dermatopathology: They're Not Just Small Adults (10/11/2021)
  • Update in Immunohistochemistry (10/08/2020)
  • Investigating the Occult: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (10/08/2020)
  • Infectous Diseases: Clues (10/07/2020)
  • Essentials in Metabolic Diseases Affecting the Skin (10/06/2020)
  • Infectious Dermatopathology (10/05/2020)
  • Cutaneous Reactions to New Classes of Drugs (06/25/2015)
  • Great Cases from Geisinger Health System (06/25/2015)
  • Infectious Dermatopathology (06/24/2015)
  • Tag-Alongs and Their Associated Diseases (06/23/2015)
  • FISHing for A Diagnosis: Cytogenetic and Molecular Analysis of Relevance for Dermatopathologists (06/22/2015)
  • Review of the MOC/SAM Process for Dermatologists and Pathologists (06/27/2013)
  • Cutaneous Manifestations of Exotic Infectious Disease (06/27/2013)
  • Cutaneous Reactions to Biologics and Immunomodulatory Drugs? (06/25/2013)
  • Molecular Analysis in the Diagnosis of Melanocytic and Non-Melanocytic Neoplasms (06/24/2013)
  • IHC in Melanocytic Lesions (06/24/2013)


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