Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Lucia Seminario Vidal

Lucia Seminario Vidal, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Clinical Research Unit, Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine

Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Dermatology

Director Dermatology Consult Service, Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info 13330 USF Laurel Drive
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email:

Academic Phone:(813) 974-4744

View My C.V.


  • PHD, Cell & Molecular Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • MD, Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia*, 2004

Recent Publications

  • Seminario-Vidal L, Hughey LS. Hydroxychloroquine de Novo-Induced Psoriasis in a Patient With Lichen Planus Pigmentosus. Skinmed. 13(6) : 492-4
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Jensen JD, Fening K, McKay K, Elmets C, Theos A. Long-Standing Spicules in a Patient with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Pediatric dermatology. 32(4) : 545-6
  • Hatch LA, Ma S, Seminario-Vidal L. Purpuric ecchymoses in the elderly: senile purpura or hematologic malignancy? A case of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm. International journal of dermatology. , 2019.
  • Haynes D, Hammer P, Malachowski SJ, Kaffenberger B, Yi JS, Vera N, Calhoun C, Shinohara MM, Seminario-Vidal L, Trinidad JC, Keller JJ, Ortega-Loayza AG. Characterisation and diagnosis of ulcers in inpatient dermatology consultation services: A multi-centre study. International wound journal. , 2019.
  • Peled A, Sarig O, Sun G, Samuelov L, Ma CA, Zhang Y, Dimaggio T, Nelson CG, Stone KD, Freeman AF, Malki L, Vidal LS, Chamarthy LM, Briskin V, Mohamad J, Pavlovsky M, Walter JE, Milner JD, Sprecher E. Loss-of-function mutations in caspase recruitment domain-containing protein 14 (CARD14) are associated with a severe variant of atopic dermatitis. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology. 143(1) : 173-181.e10, 2019.
  • Moy A, Sun J, Ma S, Seminario-Vidal L. Lymphomatoid Papulosis and Other Lymphoma-Like Diseases. Dermatologic clinics. 37(4) : 471-482, 2019.
  • Malachowski SJ, Sun J, Chen PL, Seminario-Vidal L. Diagnosis and Management of Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphomas. Dermatologic clinics. 37(4) : 443-454, 2019.
  • Cohen L, Haque A, Ma S, Zhang L, Sokol L, Seminario-Vidal L. T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia presenting with erythematous patches, plaques, and erythema gyratum-like lesions masquerading as S├ęzary syndrome. JAAD case reports. 5(8) : 686-690, 2019.
  • Cohen L, Chen PL, Zhang L, Sokol L, Seminario-Vidal L. Skin-first nodulotumoral adult T-cell lymphoma mimicking cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. JAAD case reports. 5(8) : 650-652, 2019.
  • Cohen L, Seminario-Vidal L, Lockey RF. Dermatologic Problems Commonly Seen by the Allergist/Immunologist. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice. , 2019.
  • Weinkle A, Pettit C, Jani A, Keller J, Lu Y, Malachowski S, Trinidad JC, Kaffenberger BH, Ergen EN, Hughey LC, Smith D, Seminario-Vidal L. Distinguishing Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis from clinical mimickers during inpatient dermatologic consultation-A retrospective chart review. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 81(3) : 749-757, 2019.
  • Lilly E, Bunick CG, Maley AM, Zhang S, Spraker MK, Theos AJ, Vivar KL, Seminario-Vidal L, Bennett AE, Sidbury R, Ogawa Y, Akiyama M, Binder B, Hadj-Rabia S, Morotti RA, Glusac EJ, Choate KA, Richard G, Milstone LM. More than keratitis, ichthyosis, and deafness: Multisystem effects of lethal GJB2 mutations. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 80(3) : 617-625, 2019.
  • Castillo B, Gibbs J, Brohl AS, Seminario-Vidal L. Checkpoint inhibitor-associated cutaneous small vessel vasculitis. JAAD case reports. 4(7) : 675-677, 2018.
  • Castillo B, Vera N, Ortega-Loayza AG, Seminario-Vidal L. Reply to: "Wound management strategies in Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis: An unmet need". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 79(4) : e89, 2018.
  • Vivar KL, Mancl K, Seminario-Vidal L. Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis associated with zonisamide. Clinical case reports. 6(2) : 258-261, 2018.
  • Choi H, Castillo B, Seminario-Vidal L. Silver absorption in patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis treated with silver-impregnated dressings. A case series. International wound journal. 15(6) : 1049-1051, 2018.
  • Gutierrez EL, Ramos W, Seminario-Vidal L, Tello M, Ronceros G, Ortega-Loayza AG. Oxidative stress in patients with endemic pemphigus foliaceus and healthy subjects with anti-desmoglein 1 antibodies. Anais brasileiros de dermatologia. 93(2) : 212-215, 2018.
  • He Y, Seminario-Vidal L, McLeod HL. Avoidance of Severe Cutaneous Adverse Drug Events as a First Step in Precision Neurology. JAMA neurology. 75(7) : 793-795, 2018.
  • Vera N, Patel NU, Seminario-Vidal L. Rosacea Comorbidities. Dermatologic clinics. 36(2) : 115-122, 2018.
  • Castillo B, Vera N, Ortega-Loayza AG, Seminario-Vidal L. Wound care for Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 79(4) : 764-767.e1, 2018.
  • Vivar KL, Deschaine M, Messina J, Divine JM, Rabionet A, Patel N, Harrington MA, Seminario-Vidal L. Epidermal programmed cell death-ligand 1 expression in TEN associated with nivolumab therapy. Journal of cutaneous pathology. 44(4) : 381-384, 2017.
  • Oak AS, Seminario-Vidal L, Sami N. Treatment of antiviral-resistant recurrent erythema multiforme with dapsone. Dermatologic therapy. 30(2) , 2017.
  • Laurain D, Seminario-Vidal L, Rodriguez-Waitkus P, Shenefelt P. Tense Bullae on the Penile Shaft: Answer. The American Journal of dermatopathology. 39(11) : 870, 2017.
  • Laurain D, Seminario-Vidal L, Rodriguez-Waitkus P, Shenefelt P. Tense Bullae on the Penile Shaft: Challenge. The American Journal of dermatopathology. 39(11) : e156-e157, 2017.
  • Nethers K, Messina J, Seminario-Vidal L. Eccrine squamous syringometaplasia in an allogenic stem cell transplant patient undergoing chemotherapy. Dermatology online journal. 23(9) , 2017.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Kole L, Knapp C, Fort P, Kankirawatana S, Atkinson TP, McKay KM, Theos A. Dermatological clues to the diagnosis of atypical complete DiGeorge syndrome. Dermatology online journal. 22(11) , 2016.
  • Makeeva V, Seminario-Vidal L, Beckum K, Sami N. Bilateral periorbital swelling as the initial presentation of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. JAAD case reports. 2(1) : 72-6, 2016.
  • Weinkle AP, Patel N, Kissel R, Seminario-Vidal L. Acquired acrodermatitis enteropathica as a presenting sign of celiac disease. JAAD case reports. 2(3) : 193-5, 2016.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Guerrero C, Sami N. Refractory Sweet's syndrome successfully treated with rituximab. JAAD case reports. 1(3) : 123-5, 2015.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Sami N, Miller J, Theos A. Mycophenolate mofetil therapy for pediatric bullous pemphigoid. Dermatology online journal. 21(8) , 2015.
  • Pavlidakey PG, Seminario-Vidal L, McKay KM, Sami N. Spirochete immunostaining is not just for syphilis: diagnostic utility in borreliosis. Journal of cutaneous pathology. 42(5) : 370-2, 2015.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Cantrell W, Elewski BE. Pulmonary Cryptococcosis in the Setting of Tofacitinib Therapy for Psoriasis. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 14(8) : 901-2, 2015.
  • Hunt KM, Kissel R, Seminario-Vidal L. Progressive widespread cutaneous telangiectasias. JAMA dermatology. 150(10) : 1103-4, 2014.
  • Okada SF, Ribeiro CM, Sesma JI, Seminario-Vidal L, Abdullah LH, van Heusden C, Lazarowski ER, Boucher RC. Inflammation promotes airway epithelial ATP release via calcium-dependent vesicular pathways. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 49(5) : 814-20, 2013.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Okada SF, Sesma JI, Kreda SM, van Heusden CA, Zhu Y, Jones LC, O'Neal WK, Penuela S, Laird DW, Boucher RC, Lazarowski ER. Rho signaling regulates pannexin 1-mediated ATP release from airway epithelia. The Journal of biological chemistry. 286(30) : 26277-86, 2011.
  • Lazarowski ER, Sesma JI, Seminario-Vidal L, Kreda SM. Molecular mechanisms of purine and pyrimidine nucleotide release. Advances in pharmacology (San Diego, Calif.). 61: 221-61, 2011.
  • Lazarowski ER, Sesma JI, Seminario L, Esther CR, Kreda SM. Nucleotide release by airway epithelia. Sub-cellular biochemistry. 55: 1-15, 2011.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, van Heusden C, Mugesh G, Lazarowski ER. Erratum to: Ebselen is a potent non-competitive inhibitor of extracellular nucleoside diphosphokinase. Purinergic signalling. 7(2) : 277, 2011.
  • Kreda SM, Seminario-Vidal L, van Heusden CA, O'Neal W, Jones L, Boucher RC, Lazarowski ER. Receptor-promoted exocytosis of airway epithelial mucin granules containing a spectrum of adenine nucleotides. The Journal of physiology. 588(Pt 12) : 2255-67, 2010.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Lazarowski ER, Okada SF. Assessment of extracellular ATP concentrations. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 574: 25-36, 2009.
  • Seminario-Vidal L, Kreda S, Jones L, O'Neal W, Trejo J, Boucher RC, Lazarowski ER. Thrombin promotes release of ATP from lung epithelial cells through coordinated activation of rho- and Ca2+-dependent signaling pathways. The Journal of biological chemistry. 284(31) : 20638-48, 2009.
  • Kreda SM, Seminario-Vidal L, Heusden Cv, Lazarowski ER. Thrombin-promoted release of UDP-glucose from human astrocytoma cells. British journal of pharmacology. 153(7) : 1528-37, 2008.