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Mai P. Hoang, MD

Associate Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Hoang offers courses in consultations in dermatopathology cutaneous reactions, and in the role of immunnohistochemistry in diagnosing tumors of cutaneous appendages. She directs the Dermatopathology Update CME course at Harvard Medical School.

Department of Pathology


  • Cancer Center
  • Melanoma
Clinical Interests
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical
Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship, University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Board Certifications
Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Dermatopathology, American Board of Pathology
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Hoang is a clinical pathologist specializing in dermatopathology. She is the course director of the 2015 Harvard Medical School Dermatopathology Update course scheduled for September of 2015 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. She lectures at the annual American Society of Dermatopathology meetings, and is a faculty member of the annual Current Concepts in Surgical Pathology, last held in the fall of 2014. She has published over 120 articles. In 2014, published the e-book Melanocytic Lesions : A Case Based Approach.


Dr. Hoang's research focuses on the diagnostic utility of immunohistochemistry in cutaneous neoplasms and the development of educational platforms using the latest technology. For more information about research concepts, co-authors, and to see a timeline, visit  Dr. Hoang's profile at the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

  1. The utility of re-excising mildly and moderately dysplastic nevi: a retrospective analysis. Strazzula L, Vedak P, Hoang MP, Sober A, Tsao H, Kroshinsky D. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Dec;71(6):1071-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.08.025. Epub 2014 Sep 26.
  2. Histologically challenging melanocytic tumors referred to a tertiary care pigmented lesion clinic. Hawryluk EB, Sober AJ, Piris A, Nazarian RM, Hoang MP, Tsao H, Mihm MC Jr, Duncan LM.
    J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct;67(4):727-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.02.036. Epub 2012 Apr 20.
  3. Immunoglobulin-A--associated small-vessel vasculitis: a 10-year experience at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Linskey KR, Kroshinsky D, Mihm MC Jr, Hoang MP. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 May;66(5):813-22. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2011.06.012. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

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