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Dale M. Frank, MD

Dale M. Frank, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Frank is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pathology - Anatomic Pathology, 1996

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center


American Society of Hematology, National College of American Pathologists, National Society for Hematopathology, International United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Frank is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Rea B, Frank D: Monomorphic Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Presenting as Primary Cutaneous Marginal Zone Lymphoma Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting : 2015.

Babushok DV, Perdigones N, Perin JC, Olson TS, Ye W, Roth JJ, Lind C, Cattier C, Li Y, Hartung H, Paessler ME, Frank DM, Xie HM, Cross S, Cockroft JD, Podsakoff GM, Monos D, Biegel JA, Mason PJ, Bessler M: Emergence of clonal hematopoiesis in the majority of patients with acquired aplastic anemia Cancer Genetics 208 (4): 115-28,2015.

Novoa R, Wanat K, Rosenbach M, Frey N, Frank DM, Elenitsas R: Erythrodermic leukemia cutis in a patient with pre-B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia American Journal of Dermatopathology 37 (8): 650-2,2015.

Shah N, Harrison N, Stonecypher M, Frank D, Amorosa V, Svoboda J: Extracavitary Primary Effusion Lymphoma Initially Presenting With Hemophagocytic Lymphohistocytosis Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia 14 (5): e157-60,2014.

King R, Morrissette J, Frank DM: t(14;18)-negative follicular lymphoma with a diffuse growth pattern and 1p36 deletion Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology, Annual Meeting, Istanbul : 2014.

Morrissette J, Zhao J, Bagg A, Frank D, Luger SM, Carroll M, Daber RD: A next-generation sequencing approach to capturing CEBPA: A hematologic malignancy sequencing panel capturing clinically useful targets. American Society of Clinical Oncology, Annual Meeting : 2014.

Karuturi M, Shah N, Frank D, Fasan O, Reshef R, Ahya VN, Bromberg M, Faust T, Goral S, Schuster SJ, Stadtmauer EA, Tsai DE: Plasmacytic post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder: a case series of nine patients Transplant International 26 (6): 616-22,2013.

Choi S, Kim E, Schaffer A, Frank D: Evolution of CD4+ folliculotropic mycosis fungoides into an aggressive epidermotropic CD8+ large cell lymphoma coexpressing gamma-delta and aß TCRs 49th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Dermatopathology : 2012.

Fesnak A, Frank D: Aplastic anemia in a patient with sarcoidosis and pulmonary hypertension Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology, Annual Meeting, Lisbon : 2012.

Evans KG, Abraham RM, Mihova D, Xu X, Frank DM, Rosenbach M, Kim EJ: Acute onset of leg nodules in a sporotrichoid pattern: primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type Archives of Dermatology 148 (10): 1199-200,2012.

Hubbeling HG, Frank DM, Hexner EO: Myelofibrosis 2012: it’s complicated Therapeutic Advances in Hematology 3 (3): 131-46,2012.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Pathology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Founders Pavilion 6.078
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6503
Fax: (215) 349-5910

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