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Jeffrey P. North, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

Melanocytic tumors; cutaneous adnexal tumors; inflammatory skin disease; molecular dermatopathology

Selected Publications

  • North, J., Kageshita, T., Pinkel, D., LeBoit, P., Bastian, B., Distribution and Significance of Occult Intraepidermal Tumor Cells Surrounding Primary Melanoma. J Invest Dermatol. 2008 Aug;128(8):2024-30.
  • Lillis J., North J., Vetto J., Corless C., White K., Lee K. Primary scrotal melanoma presenting as a large, amelanotic, exophytic mass. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Sep;145(9):1071-2
  • Busse K., Bhutani T, North J, Koo J. Excimer laser for extremely recalcitrant psoriasiform plaques with clinical suspicion of mycosis fungiodes. Practical Derm. 2011 Feb: 45-47.
  • Fried I, Pincus L, North J, El-Shabrawi-Caelen L. Basal Cell Carcinoma with a Bonus. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Mar; 38(3):261-3.
  • North, J., White, K., White, C., Solomon, A. Acquired, Verrucous, Gluteal Lymphangioma in the Setting of Crohn's Disease. J Am Acad Dermatol, 2011 May;64(5):e90-1.
  • North, J., Mully, T. Alpha-Interferon Induced Sarcoidosis Mimicking Metastatic Melanoma. J Cutan Pathol. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Jul;38(7):585-9.
  • North, J. CD117 (c-KIT) Staining in Desmoplastic Melanoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Sep; 38(9):753-5.
  • North, J., Vetto, J., Murali, R., White, K., White, C., Bastian, B. Assessment of Copy Number Status of Chromosomes 6 and 11 by FISH Provides Independent Prognostic Information in Primary Melanoma. Am J Surg Pathol, 2011 Aug;35(8):1146-50.
  • North J, McCalmont T. Angiosarcoma with tingible body macrophages. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Sep; 38(9):683-6.
  • Wang N, Sanborn Z, Arnett K, Bayston L, Liao W, Proby C, Leigh I, Collisson E, Gordon P, Jakkula L, Pennypacker S, Zou Y, Sharma M, North J, Vemula S, Mauro T, Neuhaus I, Leboit P, Hur J, Park K, Huh N, Kwok P, Arron S, Massion P, Bale A, Haussler D, Cleaver J, Gray J, Spellman P, South A, Aster J, Blacklow S, Cho R. Loss-of-function Mutations in Notch Receptors in Cutaneous and Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Oct 25;108(43):17761-6.
  • North J., Lo, J., Landers M. Poromatosis in Pregnancy: A Case of 8 Eruptive Poromas in the 3rd Trimester. Cutis. 2012 Feb; 89:81-83.
  • North, J., McCalmont, T, LeBoit, P., Palmar Pits Associated with the Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Aug;39(8):735-8.
  • North, J., McCalmont, T., LeBoit, P., Melanoma ex Blue Nevus: 2 Cases Resembling Large Plaque-Type Blue Nevus with Subcutaneous Cellular Nodules. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Dec; 39(12): 1094-9.
  • Han, S., North, J., Canavan, T, Kim, N., Yu, S. Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2012 Dec;26(6):1351-74.
  • North, J., Molecular Testing in the Diagnosis of Melanocytic Tumors. Drug Discovery Today: Disease Mechanisms. 2013 May. Epub.
  • Tartar, D., Limova, M., North, J. Clinical and Histopathologic Findings in Cutaneous Sting Ray Wounds: a Case Report. Dermatol Online J. 2013 Aug; 19(8): 4.
  • Callahan JA, Hammer GE, Agelides A, Duong BH, Oshima S, North J, Advincula R, Shifrin N, Truong HA, Paw J, Barrera J, Defranco A, Rosenblum MD, Malynn BA, Ma A. Cutting Edge: ABIN-1 Protects against Psoriasis by Restricting MyD88 Signals in Dendritic Cells. J Immunol. 2013 Jul 15;191(2):535-9.
  • North JP, Garrido MC, Kolaitis NA, LeBoit PE, McCalmont TH, Bastian BC. Fluorescence in situ hybridization as an ancillary tool in the diagnosis of ambiguous melanocytic neoplasms: a review of 804 cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jun;38(6):824-31
Jeffrey P. North, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pathology
  • Division: Dermatopathology

Specialty Areas

  • Dermatopathology; inflammatory skin disease; melanoma; molecular dermatopathology

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Jeffrey P. North, MD
  • Pathology, Box 1790
  • 1701 Divisadero Street, Room 280
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

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Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)

  • UCSF Department of Dermatology

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Moffitt-Long
  • Mt. Zion
  • San Francisco General
  • San Francisco VA
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