Willmar D. Patino, MD
Board-Certified Dermatopathologist

Medical School:

University of Antioquia School of Medicine – Medellin, Columbia

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Fetal Gene Therapy:

Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, and The Wilson Genetics Laboratory, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, The George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular Biology of Cardiovascular Diseases:

Cardiovascular Branch, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH) –  Bethesda, MD

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology:

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, TX

Dermatopathology Fellowship:

The Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology – New York City, NY

American Board of Pathology
American Board of Dermatology
Professional Memberships
The International Society of Dermatopathology
The American Society of Dermatopathology
The American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow of the College of American Pathologist

Gaviria A, Ruiz M, Patino W, Mejía A, Márquez P, Ruiz C, Peña E. Fluctuating facial edema as a rare manifestation of cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa: Case report and review of the literature. Under review at the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.

Ruiz M, Gaviria A, Patino W, Londoño A, Valencia L, Vásquez E, Coronado M, González D, Trujillo A, Arias C, Camacho N, Rojas D. Factors associated with extensive subclinical spread of basal cell carcinoma in patients treated with Mohs micrographic surgery in Latin America. Submitted for publication.

Jamie Groh, DO, Willmar D. Patino, MD. Increased Frequency of Histologic Diagnosis of Syphilis in Older Individuals During the Last Five Years. Journal of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology. Volume 30, 2014.

Patino WD, Hutchens KA, Kapil J, Chiou Y, Gottlieb GJ. Eosinophilic Cytoplasmic Inclusion Bodies in Vesicular Multinucleated Melanocytes: A hint for the diagnosis of benign melanocytic lesions. Am J Dermatopathol. 2012 Jun;34(4):424-7.

Patino W and Susa J. Epigenetics of Cutaneous Melanoma. Adv Dermatol. 2008;24:59-70.

Patino WD, Cavuoti D, Banerjee SK, Swartz K, Ashfaq R, Gokaslan T. Cytologic diagnosis of Blastocystis hominis in peritoneal fluid. Acta Cytologica 2008 Nov-Dec;52(6):718-20.

Patino W, Wilson K. Cytogenetics of Lipomatous Tumors. The News Bulletin of the Division of Clinical pathology. UT Southwestern Medical Center. Vol 12, issue 11, Nov 2007.

Patino W, Sarode R. Successful repeat therapy with rituximab for relapsed thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. Journal of Clinical Apheresis. 2007 Feb;22(1):17-20.

Patino W, Payne D. Microarrays: Making a spot in clinical laboratories. The News Bulletin of the Division of Clinical pathology. UT Southwestern Medical Center. Vol 11, issue 11, Nov 2006.

Kang JG, Patino WD, Matoba S, Hwang PM. Genomic analysis of circulating cells: a window into atherosclerosis. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2006 Jul;16(5):163-8.

Matoba S, Kang JG, Patino WD, Wragg A, Boehm M, Gavrilova O, Hurley PJ, Bunz F, Hwang PM. p53 regulates mitochondrial respiration. Science. 2006 Jun16;312(5780): 1650-3.

Das H, Kumar A, Lin Z, Patino WD, Hwang PM, Feinberg MW, Majumder PK, Jain MK. Kruppel-like factor 2 (KLF2) regulates proinflammatory activation of monocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Apr 25;103(17):6653-8.

Patino WD, Kang JG, Matoba S, Mian OY, Gochuico BR, Hwang PM. Atherosclerotic plaque macrophage transcriptional regulators are expressed in blood and modulated by tristetraprolin. Circ Res. 2006 May 26;98(10):1282-9.

Patino WD, Mian OY, Kang JG, Matoba S, Bartlett LD, Holbrook B, Trout HH 3rd, Kozloff L, Hwang PM. Circulating transcriptome reveals markers of atherosclerosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Mar 1;102(9):3423-8.

Patino WD, Mian OY, Shizukuda Y, Hwang PM. Current and future applications of SAGE to cardiovascular medicine. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2003 May;13(4):163-8.

Patino WD, Mian OY, Hwang PM. Serial analysis of gene expression: technical considerations and applications to cardiovascular biology. Circ Res. 2002 Oct 4;91(7):565-9.

Patino W, Arcos, M, Lebo RV. Evolution of human alpha satellite sequences comprising variant centromeric chromosome regions. Atlas of Human Chromosome Heteromorphisms. Wyandt HE and Tonk VJ (eds.) Kluwer Publishers. Pages 437-510. December 2003.

Jaramillo C, Zapata MV, Patino W, Restrepo JC. (2000) Exercise in patients with heart failure. Colombian Journal of Cardiology. 8(3):101-107.

*Age Restriction

For patients scheduling who are under 18 years of age (19 in Alabama) please make sure you have permission from your parent or legal guardian to schedule this appointment.  Your parent or legal guardian must accompany you on your initial visit and on certain subsequent visits to provide appropriate informed consent.