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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.

Departments
Department of Pathology

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Melanoma
Clinical Interests
Dermatopathology
Locations
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
Gender
Female
Foreign Languages
Vietnamese
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Hoang is an anatomic pathologist specializing in dermatopathology. She is the medical director of the Pathology immunohistochemistry laboratory at Mass General Hospital. She is the course director of the Harvard Combined Dermatopathology Update course held annually at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. She lectures at the annual American Society of Dermatopathology meetings, annual International Society of Dermatopathology meetings, and annual United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology meetings. She has published over 120 articles, and has authored and edited three books: "Melanocytic Lesions: a Case Based Approach", "Vulvar Pathology", and "Cutaneous Hematopathology".

Research

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.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

  1. Mordes DA, Lynch K, Campbell S, Dias-Santagata D, Nose V, Louis DN, Hoang MP. VE1 antibody immunoreactivity in normal anterior pituitary and adrenal cortexwithout detectable BRAF V600E mutations. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 Jun;141(6):811-5doi: 10.1309/AJCP37TLZLTUAOJL. PubMed PMID: 24838325.
  2. Lee JJ, Mochel MC, Piris A, Boussahmain C, Mahalingam M, Hoang MP. p40 exhibits better specificity than p63 in distinguishing primary skin adnexal carcinomas from cutaneous metastases. Hum Pathol. 2014 May;45(5):1078-83. doi:10.1016/j.humpath.2014.01.006. Epub 2014 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 24746214.
  3. Piris A, Peng Y, Boussahmain C, Essary LR, Gudewicz TM, Hoang MP. Cutaneous and mammary apocrine carcinomas have different immunoprofiles. Hum Pathol. 2014 Feb;45(2):320-6. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.09.007. Epub 2013 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 24342430.
  4. Routhier CA, Mochel MC, Lynch K, Dias-Santagata D, Louis DN, Hoang MP. Comparison of 2 monoclonal antibodies for immunohistochemical detection of BRAF V600E mutation in malignant melanoma, pulmonary carcinoma, gastrointestinal carcinoma, thyroid carcinoma, and gliomas. Hum Pathol. 2013 Nov;44(11):2563-70. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2013.06.018. Epub 2013 Sep 24. PubMed PMID: 24071017.

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