Description of Research Expertise:
Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer, basal cell cancer, squamous cell cancer, melanoma, cutaneous oncology, surgical education
Parekh V, Sobanko JF, Miller CJ, Karakousis G, Xu W, 5, Letrero R, Elenitsas R, Xu X, Elder DE, Amaravadi R, Schuchter LM, Nathanson KL, Wilson M, Chu EY: NRAS Q61R and BRAF G466A mutations in atypical
melanocytic lesions newly arising in advanced melanoma
patients treated with vemurafenib J Cutan Pathol 46 (3): 190-194,2019.
Fix WC, Chiesa-Fuxench ZC, Shin T, Etzkorn J, Howe N, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF: Use of a vibrating kinetic anesthesia device reduces the pain of lidocaine injections: A randomized split-body trial J Am Acad Dermatol 80 (1): 58-59,2019.
Shin TM, O’Malley V, Tuttle S, Howe N, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Margolis DJ, Miller CJ: Appropriate use of Mohs surgery in immunocompromised patients is high and
published indications for Mohs decrease inappropriate use JAAD S0190-9622 (19): 30056-8,2019.
Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Miller CJ: Repair of a Large Dorsal Hand Defect With Exposed Tendons Dermatol Surg 44 (12): 2018.
Etzkorn JR, Jew OS, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Neal DE, Miller CJ: Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) with MART-1 immunostaining for atypical intraepidermal melanocytic proliferation (AIMP) J Am Acad Dermatol 79 (6): 1109-16,2018.
Fix W, Etzkorn JR, Shin TM, Howe NH, Bhatt M, Sobanko JF, Miller CJ: Melanomas of the head and neck have high local recurrence risk features and require tissue rearranging reconstruction more commonly than BCC and SCC: A comparison of indications for microscopic margin control prior to reconstruction in 13,664 tumors JAAD S0190-9622 (18): 32910-4,2018.
Rzepecki AK, Hwang CD, Etzkorn JR, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Howe NM, Miller CJ: The “Rule of 10s” versus the “Rule of 2s”: High complication rates after conventional excision with postoperative margin assessment of specialty site versus trunk and proximal extremity melanomas JAAD S0190-9622 (18): 2018.
Gatica-Torres M, Nelson CA, Lipoff JB, Miller CJ, Rubin AI: Nail clipping with onychomycosis and surprise clue to the diagnosis of nail unit melanoma J Cutan Pathol 45 (11): 803-06,2018.
Pearl RL, Shao K, Shin TM, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF: Acute Appearance Concerns in Patients Undergoing Mohs Surgery: A Single Institution Cross-Sectional Study
Dermatol Surg 44 (10): 1349-1351,2018.
Fix WC, Yun SJ, Groft CM, Jambusaria A, Elenitsas R, Chu E, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Miller CJ: MART-1-Labeled Melanocyte Density and Distribution in Actinic Keratosis and Squamous Cell Cancer in situ: Pagetoid Melanocytes are a Potential Source of Misdiagnosis as Melanoma in Situ J Cutan Pathol 45 (10): 734-42,2018.