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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.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Georgetown University, Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C. , 2005-2006.
Resident in Dermatology, Georgetown University, Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., 2006-2009.
Chief Resident in Dermatology, Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., 2008-2009.
Fellowship in Advanced Dermatologic Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR , 2009-2010.
Certifications
American Board of Dermatology, 2009.
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Selected Publications

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.

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, Miller L, 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.

Shin TM, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Margolis DJ, Gelfand JM, Chu EY, Elenitsas R, Shaikh WR, Miller CJ: Clinical factors associated with subclinical spread of in situ melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 16: 31162-8, January 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.

Shin TM, Shaikh WR, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Margolis DJ, Gelfand JM, Chu EY, Elenitsas R, Miller CJ: Clinical and pathologic factors associated with subclinical spread of invasive melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 16, January 2017 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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

Berg SA, Novoa RA, Stewart C, Sobanko JF, Miller CJ, Rosenbach M: Sarcoidosis and squamous cell carcinoma: a connection documented in a case series of 3 patients. Cutis 98(6): 377-380, December 2016.

Zhang J, Miller CJ, Shin TM, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF : Prospective Assessment of Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction in Skin Cancer Patients Undergoing Mohs Micrographic Surgery. American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Meeting, New Orleans, LA November 2016.

Shao K, Miller CJ, Shin TM, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF : Relationship between Patient Reported Quality of Life and Psychosocial Health: Identifying Benchmarks for the Skin Cancer Index. 11th Global Derm Congress in Dubai November 2016.

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