Dermatopathology and Oral Pathology

The Johns Hopkins Dermatopathology and Oral Pathology division offers a variety of diagnostic services to facilitate treatment of disease.  We aim to provide timely and accurate interpretation for referring physicians to promote patient care.  


The Dermatopathology and Oral Pathology division focuses on providing a definitive diagnosis so that timely and safe treatment is pursued for each patient. A number of laboratory services are available to meet your needs:

Forms and Directions

Our forms and requisitions are listed below for convenient reference.  Please refer to the service pages for complete directions on submitting specimens or slides. If you have any questions, please call us at 410-955-3484.

Our Faculty

  • James T Castle, D.D.S., M.S.

    • Professor (PAR) of Dermatology

    Expertise: Dermatopathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

  • Christopher G Fielding, D.D.S., M.S.

    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Expertise: Dermatology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology, Salivary Gland Tumors

  • Jaroslaw J Jedrych, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology

    Expertise: Dermatopathology, Pathology

  • Inbal B Sander, M.D.

    • Director of Medical Student Rotations/Clerkships, Department of Dermatology
    • Assistant Program Director, Dermatopathology Fellowship Program

    Expertise: Autoimmune Skin Diseases, Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Medical Dermatology

  • Joel Chaim Sunshine, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

    • Assistant Professor of Dermatology
    • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Assistant Professor of Oncology
    • Assistant Professor of Pathology

    Expertise: Cutaneous Oncology, Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Melanoma, Merkel Cell Carcinoma

  • Janis Marie Taube, M.D., M.Sc.

    • Director, Division of Dermatopathology
    • Co-Director Tumor Microenvironment Laboratory, Bloomberg ~Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
    • Co-Director Mark Foundation Center for Advanced Genomics and Imaging
    • Professor of Dermatology
    • Professor of Oncology
    • Professor of Pathology

    Expertise: Dermatopathology, Pathology

Billing Information

For billing information, please contact Belinda Pendergrass.

Contact Us


Dermatopathology & Oral Pathology
600 N. Wolfe Street
Blalock Building, Room 907
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


For questions or directions on submitting specimens or slides, please call 410-955-3484 or toll free at 1-877-321-9444.