Basil Cherpelis

Basil Cherpelis, MD

Assoc Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences

Professor, Dermatology, Morsani College of Medicine

Residency Program Director, Dermatology, Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 79
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: bcherpel@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-4270

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Education

  • MD, State University of New York at Buffalo Sch of Med, 1996

Recent Publications

  • Gheit T, Dutta S, Oliver J, Robitaille A, Hampras S, Combes JD, McKay-Chopin S, Le Calvez-Kelm F, Fenske N, Cherpelis B, Giuliano AR, Franceschi S, McKay J, Rollison DE, Tommasino M. Isolation and characterization of a novel putative human polyomavirus. Virology. 506: 45-54, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28342387
  • Rudnick EW, Thareja S, Cherpelis B. Oral therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer in patients with advanced disease and large tumor burden: a review of the literature with focus on a new generation of targeted therapies. International Journal of Dermatology. 55(3) : 249-58; quiz 256, 258, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26566923
  • Hampras SS, Rollison DE, Tommasino M, Gheit T, Schabath MB, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Cherpelis BS, Sondak VK, Iannacone MR, Schmitt M, Pawlita M. Genetic variations in the epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EVER/TMC) genes, cutaneous human papillomavirus infection and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. The British Journal of Dermatology. 173(6) : 1532-5, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26126409
  • Divine J, Stefaniwksy L, Reddy R, Padilla P, Hagele T, Patel NS, Cherpelis BS. A comprehensive guide to the surgical management of nonmelanoma skin cancer. Current Problems in Cancer. 39(4) : 216-25, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26364697
  • Hampras SS, Michel A, Schmitt M, Waterboer T, Kranz L, Gheit T, Fisher K, Sondak VK, Messina J, Fenske N, Cherpelis B, Tommasino M, Pawlita M, Rollison DE. Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV) T-antigen seroreactivity, MCV DNA in eyebrow hairs, and squamous cell carcinoma. Infectious Agents and Cancer. 10: 35, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26483848
  • Saco M, Howe N, Nathoo R, Cherpelis B. Topical antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of surgical wound infections from dermatologic procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The Journal of Dermatological Treatment. 26(2) : 151-8, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24646178
  • Saco M, Howe N, Nathoo R, Cherpelis B. Topical antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of surgical wound infection from dermatological procedures: a systematic review and meta-analysis J Dermatol Treat. , 2014.
  • Iannacone MR, Gheit T, Pfister H, Giuliano AR, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Cherpelis BS, Sondak VK, Roetzheim RG, Silling S, Pawlita M, Tommasino M, Rollis. Case-control study of genus-beta human papillomaviruses in plucked eyebrow hairs and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma Int J Cancer. 134(9) : 2231-44, 2013.
  • Anic GM, Sondak VK, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Zager JS, Cherpelis BS, Lee JH, Fulp WJ, Epling-Burnette PK, Park JY, Rollison DE. Telomere length and risk of melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma Cancer Epidemiol. 37(4) : 434-9, 2013.
  • Iannacone MR, Gheit T, Waterboer T, Giuliano AR, Messina JL, Fenske NA, Cherpelis BS, Sondak VK, Roetzheim RG, Ferrer-Gil S, Michael KM, McKay-Chopin. Case-control study of cutaneous human papillomavirus infection in Basal cell carcinoma of the skin. J Invest Dermatol. 133(6) : 1512-20, 2013.
  • Ross K, Cherpelis B, Lien M, Fenske N. Spotlighting the role of photodynamic therapy in cutaneous malignancy: an update and expansion. Dermatologic Surgery : Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 39(12) : 1733-44, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24118243
  • Howe N, Cherpelis B. Obtaining rapid and effective hemostasis: Part I. Update and review of topical hemostatic agents. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 69(5) : 659.e1-659.e17, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24124834
  • Howe N, Cherpelis B. Obtaining rapid and effective hemostasis: Part II. Electrosurgery in patients with implantable cardiac devices. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 69(5) : 677.e1-9, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24124835
  • Trimble JS, Cherpelis BS. Rapid immunostaining in Mohs: Current applications and attitudes. Dermatologic Surgery : Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 39(1) : 56-63, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23121199
  • Iannacone MR, Wang W, Stockwell HG, O'Rourke K, Giuliano AR, Sondak VK, Messina JL, Roetzheim RG, Cherpelis BS, Fenske NA, Michael KM, Waterboer T, Pawlita M, Rollison DE. Sunlight exposure and cutaneous human papillomavirus seroreactivity in basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 206(3) : 399-406, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22661119
  • Iannacone MR Wang W Stockwell HG O’Rourke K Giuliano ARE Sondak VK Messina JL Roetzheim RG Cherpelis BS Fenske NA Rollison DE. Patterns and timing of sunlight exposure and risk of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin – a case-control study BMC Cancer. 12(1) : 417, 2012.
  • Iannacone MR Gheit T Waterboer T Giuliano A Messina J Fenske NA Cherpelis BS Sondak V Roetzheim R Michael K Tommasino M Pawlita Rollison D. Case-control study of cutaneous human papillomaviruses in squamous cell carcinomas of the skin Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 21(8) : 1303-13, 2012.
  • Robert C, Sibaud V, Mateus C, Cherpelis BS. Advances in the management of cutaneous toxicities of targeted therapies. Seminars in Oncology. 39(2) : 227-40, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22484194
  • Rollison DE Giuliano AR Messina JL Fenske NA Cherpelis BS Sondak VK Roetzheim RG Iannacone MR Michael KM Gheit T Waterboer T Tommasino M Pawlita M. Case-control study of Merkel cell polyomavirus infection and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 21(1) : 74-81, 2011.
  • Rollison DE Iannacone MR Messina JL Glass LF Giuliano AR Roetzheim RG Cherpelis BS Fenske NA Jonathan KA Sondak VK. Case-control study of smoking and non-melanoma skin cancer. Cancer Causes Control. 23(2) : 245-54, 2011.
  • Mouzakis J Black W Messina J Cherpelis B. Vesiculobullous variant of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma in a Caribbean Émigré. J Drugs Dermatol. 10(12) : 1469-71, 2011.
  • Etzkorn JR Cherpelis BS Glass LF. Mohs surgery for melanoma: rationale, advances and possibilities. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 11(7) : 1041-52, 2011.
  • Patel NS Johnston RB Messina JL Cherpelis BS. A unique basaloid proliferation encountered during Mohs surgery: Potential pitfall for overdiagnosis of basal cell carcinoma. Dermatol Surg. 37(8) : 1180-8, 2011.
  • Black WH Thareja SK Blake BP Chen R Cherpelis BS Glass LF. Distinction of melanoma in situ from solar lentigo on sun-damaged skin using morphometrics and MITF immunohistochemistry. Am J Dermatopathol. 33(6) : 573-8, 2011.
  • Cherpelis BS. Shining the light on photodynamic therapy in the treatment of extramammary Paget’s disease. Dermatol Surg. 36(11) : 1725, 2010.
  • Baldwin B Cherpelis BS Sondak V et al. Controversies in Dermatology: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Melanoma: Facts and controversies. Clin Dermatol. 28(3) : 319-23, 2010.
  • Glass LF, Raziano RM, Clark GS, Higgins HW, Ladd S, Lien MH, Chen R, Cherpelis BS. Rapid frozen section immunostaining of melanocytes by microphthalmia-associated transcription factor. The American Journal of dermatopathology. 32(4) : 319-25, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20514666
  • Stranahan DR, Cherpelis BS, Fenske NA, Glass LF. Advances in immunostains used in Mohs surgery. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 760-3, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677529
  • Cherpelis BS, Glass LF, Ladd S, Fenske NA. Mohs surgery for melanoma in situ: how we do it. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 786-8, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677533
  • Baldwin BT, Cherpelis BS, Fenske NA. Discussing sentinel lymph node biopsy with your melanoma patients. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 790-2, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677534
  • Marquez C Bair SM Smithberger E Cherpelis BS Fenske NA Glass LF. Systemic Retinoids for Chemoprevention of Non-melanoma Skin Cancer in High-risk Patients Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(7) : 753-758, 2010.
  • Pothiawala SZ Baldwin BT Cherpelis BS Lien MH Fenske NA. The Role of Phototherapy in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(7) : 764-772, 2010.
  • Pothiawala SZ Baldwin BT Cherpelis BS Glass LF Fenske NA. The Role of Maintenance Phototherapy in Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(7) : 800-803, 2010.
  • Marquez CB, Smithberger EE, Bair SM, Wenham RM, Fenske NA, Glass LF, Cherpelis BS. Multiple keratoacanthomas arising in the setting of sorafenib therapy: novel chemoprophylaxis with bexarotene. Cancer Control : Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 16(1) : 66-9, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19078932
  • Santillan AA, Cherpelis BS, Glass LF, Sondak VK. Management of familial melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer syndromes. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 18(1) : 73-98, viii, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19056043
  • Stranahan D, Cherpelis BS, Glass LF, Ladd S, Fenske NA. Immunohistochemical stains in Mohs surgery: a review. Dermatologic Surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 35(7) : 1023-34, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19397647
  • Cherpelis BS, Turner L, Ladd S, Glass LF, Fenske NA. Innovative 19-minute rapid cytokeratin immunostaining of nonmelanoma skin cancer in Mohs micrographic surgery. Dermatologic Surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 35(7) : 1050-6, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19469800
  • Ladd S, Cherpelis BS. Scoring of Mohs tissue in one-piece processing to prevent tissue crumbling or detachment from the embedding medium while sectioning. Dermatologic Surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 35(10) : 1555-6, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19686357
  • Cherpelis BS, Moore R, Ladd S, Chen R, Glass LF. Comparison of MART-1 frozen sections to permanent sections using a rapid 19-minute protocol. Dermatologic Surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 35(2) : 207-13, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19215257
  • Clark GS, Pappas-Politis EC, Cherpelis BS, Messina JL, Möller MG, Cruse CW, Glass LF. Surgical management of melanoma in situ on chronically sun-damaged skin. Cancer Control : Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 15(3) : 216-24, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18596673
  • Cherpelis BS, Carls JL. One-stage reconstruction of a full-thickness nasal defect involving the alar rim. Dermatologic Surgery : Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 33(11) : 1361-4, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17958592

Awards/Honors

  • President (Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery - 2013)