Philip E LeBoit

Philip E LeBoit, M.D.
University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

Academic Profile at a Glance
Dr. LeBoit

  • Graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 1975
  • Graduated from Albany Medical College of Union University in 1979
  • Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Dermatopathology
  • Editor-in-chief, American Journal of Dermatopathology 1997-2006
  • President, International Society of Dermatopathology, 2007-10
  • Co-editor, WHO “blue book Skin Tumors
  • Edited a dermatology textbook, Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, and co-authored Histopathologic Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma, the second edition of which is in press
  • Over 300 invited lectures, including the Ackerman lecture at the International Society and the Pincus lecture at the American Society of Dermatopathology
  • Editorial board member, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Case Reviews in Pathology, former Associate Editor, Journal of Investigative Dermatology
  • Founder’s award, American Society of Dermatopathology
About Your Organization/Department
  • Founded the UCSF Dermatopathology Service in 1987, and along with Timothy McCalmont, co-directs the service currently. The service is a joint undertaking of the Departments of Pathology and Dermatology at UCSF.
  • It is one of the busiest academic dermatopathology sections in the world, having trained nearly 200 visiting fellows from dozens of countries.
  • It was the first in the country to offer molecular diagnostic testing for melanocytic lesions.
Fun Facts
  • Dr. LeBoit only started taking his medical career seriously after a hip injury ended his long distance running career. If they can ever fix his legs, he might become a rare sight in the lab.