Linda Doan

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Assistant Professor, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Pathology
School of Medicine

Co-Director of Dermatopathology, Dermatology
School of Medicine

M.D., University of California, Irvine, 2013

Phone: (949) 824-0606

University of California, Irvine
118 Med Surge 1, Irvine, CA 92697-2400
Mail Code: 2400
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Dermatopathology, Algorithm in the Assessment of Melanocytic Lesions on Histology, Utility of digital pathology for Mohs histology
Awards and Honors
Graduation Honors, Distinction in research, UC Irvine School of Medicine 2013
Travel Award, Complex Systems Summer School, Santa Fe Institute in Beijing 2008
Graduation honors, Distinction in the Major, Yale University 2002
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, Outstanding Scientific Presentation 2006
Book Chapters:
1. Textbook chapter: Doan LT, Scharschmidt TC. “Basic Science.”, In: Alikhan A, Hocker TL. Review of Dermatology. 2nd Edition (invited author, 2nd edition due to be released in 2021).

Journal Articles, Peer-Reviewed:
1. Doan L, Monuki ES. Rapid genotyping of mouse tissue using Sigma’s Extract-N-Amp Tissue PCR kit. Journal of Online Visualized Experiments 2008; (11). Jan 2008. 1906658
2. Hu JS, Doan LT, Currle DS, Rheem JY, Schreyer R, Robert B, Monuki ES. Border formation in a morphogen gradient reduced to single dissociated cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2008; 105(9):3398-3403. Mar 2008. 18292231
3. Javier AL, Doan LT, Luong M, Reyes de Mochel NS, Sun A, Monuki ES, Cho KW. Bmp indicator mice reveal dynamic regulation of transcriptional response. PlosONE 2012; 7(9):e42566. Sep 2012. 22984405
4. Doan LT, Javier AL, Furr NM, Nguyen KL, Cho KW, Monuki ES. A Bmp reporter with ultrasensitive characteristics reveals that high Bmp signaling is not required for cortical hem fate. PlosONE 2012; 7(9):e44009. Sep 2012. 22984456
5. Canavan T, Sidorsky T, Doan LT, Ricardo-Gonzalez RR, Shen G, Rosenblum MD. A case of Wong-type dermatomyositis with concomitant anti-MDA5 features. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014; 70(3):e62-64. Mar 2014. 24528920
6. Doan L, Al-Khafaji A. Zygomycosis-induced rash after liver transplant. Am J Gastroenterol 2017;112(4):533. Apr 2017. 28381837
7. Kunishige JB, Doan L, Brodland D, Zitelli JA. Comparison of Surgical Margins for Lentigo Maligna and Other Melanoma In Situ. J Am Acad Dermatol 2019; 81(1):204-212. Jul 2019. 31014825
8. Wang JV, Doan L, Lee JB. Selection criteria of program directors for dermatopathology fellows. Am J Dermatopathol 2019; 41(8):585-586. Aug 2019. 31335411
9. Shwe, S, Sharma A, Elsensohn AN, Doan L, Smith J. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis in a patient with thymic carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol Case Reports 2019; 5(8):720-722. Aug 2019. 31440567
10. Kunishige JB, Doan L, Brodland D, Zitelli JA. 9mm surgical margin required for both LM and MIS as diagnosed in real-world community practice. J Am Acad Dermatol 2019; 81(4):e117-e118. Oct 2019. 31233856
11. Valdebran M, Kowalsk EH, Kneiber D, Li J, Kim J, Doan L, DeFeraudy S, Amber, KT. Epidermal expression of eotaxins and thymic stromal lymphopoietin in eosinophil rich dermatoses. Arch Dermatol Res 2019; 311(9):705-710. Nov 2019. 31350578
12. Doan L, Pham C, Kraus C, Elsensohn A, Binder S. A Rare Case of Lipomatous Mixed with Follicular Differentiation. Am J Dermatopathol 2020; 42(2):e26-e27. Feb 2020. 31789835
13. Valdebran M, Mo J, Elston DM, Doan LT. Pattern Hair Loss: Assessment Of Inflammation And Fibrosis On Histologic Sections. J Am Acad Dermatol 2020; 82(3):757-758. Mar 2020. 31541751
14. Chang LW, Doan LT, Fields P, Vignali M, Akilov OE. The Utility of T-cell Clonality in Differential Diagnostics of Acute Graft-vs-Host Disease from Drug Hypersensitivity Reaction. J Invest Dermatol 2020; 140(6):1282-1285. Jun 2020. 31805279
15. Sharma A, Foulad D, Doan L, Lee P, Mesinkovska N. Mohs surgery for the treatment of lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma – a systematic review. J Dermatolog Treat. [published online ahead of print Nov 2019]. 31696746
16. Valdebran M, Mo J, Doan LT, Elston DM. Reply to comment on: Pattern hair loss. Assessment of inflammation and fibrosiso n histologic sections. J Am Acad Dermatol 2020. [published online ahead of print May 2020]. 32416203
17. Valdebran M, Doan LT, Elston DM. As Reply to comment on: Pattern hair loss. Assessment of inflammation and fibrosis on histologic sections. J Am Acad Dermatol 2020. [published online ahead of print Aug 2020]. 32330630
18. Gabra MI, Yang Y, Li H, Senapati P, Hanse EA, Li H, Lowman XH, Tran TQ, Zhang L, Doan LT, Xu X, Schones DE, Fruman DA, Kong, M. Dietary glutamine supplementation suppresses epigenetically-activated oncogenic pathways to inhibit melanoma tumor growth. Nat Commun 2020:11(1)3326. Jul 2020 32620791
19. Brody G, Yale K, Nguyen A, Doan L, Linden K. A retrospective, cross-sectional study characterizing site specific and laterality patterns of keratoacanthomas. Int J Derm 2021:60(3):e81-e82. Mar 2021. 32686082
20. Sharma AN, Dobry AS, Doan L, Rojek NW. Growing scalp mass in an untreated man. J Am Acad Dermatol Case Reports 2020 6(9):956-957. Sep 2020. 32984490.
21. Chow RY, Levee TM, Kaur G, Cedeno DP, Doan LT, Atwood SX. MTOR promotes basal cell carcinoma growth through atypical PKC. Exp Dermatol 2020. [published online ahead of print Dec 2020]. 33617094.
22. Juhasz MLW, Doan L, Rojek NW. Cocaine-induced pemphigus vulgaris. J Am Acad Dermatol Case Reports 2021; 9:45-47. Jan 2021. 33644279.
23. Shwe S, Sharma A, Chahal H, Doan LT, Rojek N. Botulinum toxin injections as a treatment for intractable Raynaud’s disease. Accepted. Cutis.
24. Shwe S, Dobry AS, Sharma AA, Doan LT, Rojek NW. Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap in a pregnant patient. Accepted. Cutis.

Journal Articles, Peer-Reviewed (Submitted):
1. Brody G, Nguyen A, Juahsz M, Yale K, Doan L, Mesinkovska N. Left, Right or Center: Mole-ing Over the Location of Dysplastic Nevi on the Human Body. In submission. J Am Acad Dermatol.
2. Brody G, Yale K, Nguyen A, Juahsz M, Doan L, Mesinkovska N. Laterality and Site-Specific Patterns in Lentigo Maligna and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma. In submission. J Am Acad Dermatol.
3. Kazi R, Doan L, Lee P. Basal Cell Carcinoma Mimicking Metastatic Ductal Breast Cancer: A Case Report. In submission. Am J Dermatopathol.

Non-Peer-Reviewed Scientific or Medical Publications In Print or Other Media:
1. Chahal HS, Doan LT. 51-year-old man with a rapidly growing, thickened fingernail (Onychomatricoma). ASDP Interactive Case Study of the Month. Feb 2020.
2. Wang JV, Doan LT, Yang S, Keller M, Saedi N. Five extracurricular things commonly overlooked by dermatology residents. Accepted. SKINmed.
Professional Societies
Organizer of Regional Education Series, Women’s Dermatologic Society (2019)
Voting member, Communications Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology (2021-present)
Member, Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) (2016-present)
Member, American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) (2015; 2019-present)
Member, American Academy of Dermatology (2012-2017)
Other Experience
Director, Gottschalk Clinical Laboratory
Gottschalk Medical Plaza, Irvine, CA 2018—Pres

Director, Yorba Linda Clinical Laboratory
UCI Health, Yorba Linda, Yorba Linda, CA 2018—Pres

Director, UCI Dermatopathology Unit
UCI Medical Center, Irvine, CA 2018—2020

Co-Director, UCI Dermatopathology Unit
UCI Medical Center, Irvine, CA 2020—Pres

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