Joseph F Sobanko, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Dermatology

Contact information
Department of Dermatology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Suite 1-330S
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6534
Fax: 215-662-4132
Education:
BS (Biology, Minor Philosophy)
The University of Scranton, 2001.
MD (Recognition in Research)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Shao K, Taylor L, Zhang J, Shin TM, Etzkorn JR, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF: Patients, physicians, and third party observers disagree in assessments of postoperative scars following Mohs micrographic surgery. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting Feb 2018.

Miller CJ, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Sharkey J, Grunyk J, Chu EY, Capell B, Ming M, Etzkorn JR : Risk factors for positive or equivocal margins after wide local excision of 1345 cutaneous melanomas. J Am Acad Dermatol 77(2): 333-40, Aug 2017.

Etzkorn JR, Sharkey JM, Grunyk JW, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Miller CJ : Frequency of and risk factors for tumor upstaging after wide local excision of primary cutaneous melanoma J Am Acad Dermatol June 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Shin TM, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Shaikh WR, Kovach SJ, Miller CJ : The use of Gentian violet 2% solution for deep margin assessment during Mohs micrographic surgery. J Am Acad Dermatol 76(5): e169-e171, May 2017.

Shin TM, Shaikh WR, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Margolis D, Gelfand JM, Chu EY, Elenitsas R, Miller CJ : Clinical factors associated with subclinical spread of in situ melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 76(4): 707-13, April 2017.

16. Shin TM, Shaikh WR, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Margolis D, Gelfand JM, Chu EY, Elenitsas R, Miller CJ: Clinical and pathologic factors associated with subclinical spread of invasive melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 76(4): 714-21, April 2017.

Sobanko JF, Dasilva D, Modi B, Wanat K, Samimi S, Margolis D, Shin T, Etzkorn JR, Miller CJ: Same-day Office Consultation and Mohs Micrographic Surgery With or Without a Preoperative Educational Phone Call: A Randomized Trial Measuring the Impact on Patient-Rated Anxiety and Satisfaction on the Day of Surgery J Am Acad Derm 76(3), Mar 2017.

McLaughlin EJ, Shin TN, Sobanko JF, Cannady SB, Miller CJ, Newman J: Rate of Regional Nodal Metastatses of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in the Immunosuppressed Patient. Am J Otolaryngol 16, February 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Rush I: After melanoma surgery, scar repair is more than just cosmetic. Philly.com January 2017 Notes: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/cancer/After-melanoma-surgery-scar-repair-is-more-than-just-cosmetic.html.

Sobanko J: Quality of Life of Adults with Facial Port-Wine Stains. PracticeUpdate website December 2016 Notes: http://www.practiceupdate.com/content/quality-of-life-of-adults-with-facial-port-wine-stains/47512/12/4/1

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Last updated: 12/11/2017
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