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Katherine S. Messner, DO

Dermatopathology Fellowship


 – BS, Molecular Biology; Portland State University, Portland, Oregon (2001)

 – DO; Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, Illinois (2008)


Postdoctoral Education:

 – Pathology Residency, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois (2012)

 – Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama (2013)



 – Dermatopathology


Research Activities:

 – Novel immunohistochemical staining of mast cells with BER-EP4

 – Basal cell carcinoma with calretinin immunopositive tirchilemmal differentation

 – Cutaneous metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma


Selected Publications:





Messner K, Braniecki M. Palisaded encapsulated neuroma: An entity to consider in the differential diagnosis of the eyelid nodule. Ophthalmology Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2010 July.

Ennis, WJ, Fiberger, E, Messner K, Meneses P. Wound healing outcomes: The impact of site of care and patient stratification. Wounds. 2007; 19(11): 286-93.





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