NeilFenske

Neil Fenske, MD

Chair, College Of Medicine Dermatology

Professor, College Of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

Professor, Department Of Oncologic Sciences

Professor & Chair, College Of Medicine Dermatology

Chairman, Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, USF

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

Academic Email: nfenske@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-4270

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Education

  • MD, Medicine, St. Louis University, 1973

Academic Philosophy

"Dr. Fenske started the USF Dermatology Residency Program in 1980 and is actively involved in governance of the University's Practice Plan. His areas of special interest are skin cancer melanoma, psoriasis and Cosmetic Dermatology."

Research Interests

  • Psoriasis
  • Melanoma

Memberships

  • Noah Worcester Dermatological Society (President, 2010 - 2011)
  • Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons (President, 2009 - 2010)
  • South Central Dermatologic Congress (President, 1995 - 1996)
  • Florida Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgeons (President, 1994 - 1995)
  • Florida West Coast Society of Dermatology (President, 1992 - 1993)
  • Southeastern Dermatological Association (President, 1988 - 1988)

Recent Publications

  • 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, S.Pawlita, M.Tommasino, M.Rollison, DE. Case-control study of cutaneous human papillomavirus infection in Basal cell carcinoma of the skin. The Journal of investigative dermatology. 133(6) : 1512-20, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23303448
  • 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
  • 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 epidemiology. 37(4) : 434-9, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23523330
  • Iannacone, MR.Gheit, T.Pfister, H.Giuliano, AR.Messina, JL.Fenske, NA.Cherpelis, BS.Sondak, VK.Roetzheim, RG.Silling, S.Pawlita, M.Tommasino, M.Rollison, DE. Case-control study of genus-beta human papillomaviruses in plucked eyebrow hairs and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer. , 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24136717
  • 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
  • Lien, MH.Fenske, NA.Glass, LF. Advances in the chemoprevention of non-melanoma skin cancer in high-risk organ transplant recipients. Seminars in oncology. 39(2) : 134-8, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22484184
  • 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 epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 21(1) : 74-81, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22016472
  • 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 : CCC. 23(2) : 245-54, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22101452
  • Iannacone, MR.Wang, W.Stockwell, HG.O'Rourke, K.Giuliano, AR.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: 417, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22994655
  • Iannacone, MR.Gheit, T.Waterboer, T.Giuliano, AR.Messina, JL.Fenske, NA.Cherpelis, BS.Sondak, VK.Roetzheim, RG.Michael, KM.Tommasino, M.Pawlita, M.Rollison, DE. Case-control study of cutaneous human papillomaviruses in squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology. 21(8) : 1303-13, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22707711
  • Thareja, S.Paghdal, K.Lien, MH.Fenske, NA. Reticular erythematous mucinosis--a review. International journal of dermatology. 51(8) : 903-9, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22788804
  • Patel, N.Stranahan, D.Fenske, NA. Unilateral telangiectasia macularis eruptiva perstans of the breast. Cutis. 90(1) : 26-8, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22908729
  • Marcum, CB.Zager, JS.BĂ©longie, IP.Messina, JL.Fenske, NA. Profound proliferating angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia of pregnancy mimicking angiosarcoma. Cutis; cutaneous medicine for the practitioner. 88(3) : 122-8, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22017064
  • Bickle, K.Smithberger, E.Lien, MH.Fenske, NA. Unilateral lichen planus pigmentosus mimicking acral lentiginous melanoma. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 841-3, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677541
  • Fenske, NA.Spencer, J.Adam, F. Actinic keratoses: past, present and future. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 9(5 Suppl ODAC Conf Pt 1) : s45-9, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20518359
  • Baldwin, BT.Cherpelis, BS.Sondak, V.Fenske, NA. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma: Facts and controversies. Clinics in dermatology. 28(3) : 319-23, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20541686
  • Liu, SW.Lien, MH.Fenske, NA. The effects of alcohol and drug abuse on the skin. Clinics in dermatology. 28(4) : 391-9, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20620755
  • 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
  • Pothiawala, SZ.Baldwin, BT.Cherpelis, BS.Lien, MH.Fenske, NA. The role of phototherapy in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 764-72, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677530
  • Lien, MH.Baldwin, BT.Thareja, SK.Fenske, NA. Merkel cell carcinoma: clinical characteristics, markers, staging and treatment. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 779-84, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677532
  • 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
  • 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 : JDD. 9(7) : 800-3, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677536
  • Vasher, M.Smithberger, E.Lien, MH.Fenske, NA. Familial pityriasis rubra pilaris: report of a family and therapeutic response to etanercept. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 9(7) : 844-50, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20677542
  • Tadicherla, S.Ross, K.Shenefelt, PD.Fenske, NA. Topical corticosteroids in dermatology. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 8(12) : 1093-105, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20027937
  • Raziano, RM.Clark, GS.Cherpelis, BS.Sondak, VK.Cruse, CW.Fenske, NA.Glass, LF. Staged margin control techniques for surgical excision of lentigo maligna. Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, SocietĂ  italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia. 144(3) : 259-70, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19528907
  • 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
  • Saltzberg, F.Barron, G.Fenske, N. Deforming self-treatment with herbal "black salve". Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 35(7) : 1152-4, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19438678
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rollison, DE.Pawlita, M.Giuliano, AR.Iannacone, MR.Sondak, VK.Messina, JL.Cruse, CW.Fenske, NA.Glass, LF.Kienstra, M.Michael, KM.Waterboer, T.Gheit, T.Tommasino, M. Measures of cutaneous human papillomavirus infection in normal tissues as biomarkers of HPV in corresponding nonmelanoma skin cancers. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer. 123(10) : 2337-42, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18729188
  • Shistik, G.Prakash, AV.Fenske, NA.Glass, LF. Treatment of locally metastatic melanoma: a novel approach. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 6(8) : 830-2, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17763615
  • Patrick, RJ.Fenske, NA.Messina, JL. Primary mucosal melanoma. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 56(5) : 828-34, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17349716
  • Keehn, CA.Belongie, IP.Shistik, G.Fenske, NA.Glass, LF. The diagnosis, staging, and treatment options for mycosis fungoides. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 14(2) : 102-11, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17387295
  • Glass, LF.Messina, JL.Cruse, W.Wells, K.Rapaport, D.Miliotes, G.Berman, C.Reintgen, D.Fenske, NA. The use of intraoperative radiolymphoscintigraphy for sentinel node biopsy in patients with malignant melanoma. Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]. 22(8) : 715-20, 1996. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8780765
  • Madjar, DD.Carvallo, E.Proper, SA.Fenske, NA. Adjunctive surgical management of cutaneous Mycobacterium fortuitum infection. The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology. 11(7) : 708-12, 1985. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4008739

Awards/Honors

  • Surgeon of the Year (Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons - 2012)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College Sesquicentennial Award (Gustavus Adolphus - 2012)