Damian DeRienzo, M.D.




Dr. DeRienzo is board certified in Dermatopathology and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. His undergraduate degree was from Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA and medical school from the Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his Pathology training at the National Capital Consortium in Bethesda, MD, and his Derrmatopathology fellowship was completed at the University of California, Irvine. He currently serves as the Chairman, Laboratory Services Duty Location at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA.

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
 Navy Commendation Medals, Two
 Navy Achievement Medal
Fox Flag Award for Academic Excellence in Flight Training

DeRienzo DP, Cassarino D, Barr RJ. Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: A comprehensive clinicopathologic correlation, Part I and II.  Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, Vol 33, pp 191-206 and 261-279, 2006. 

Shumaker P, England L, Ross V, DeRienzo DP, Harford R.  Effects of monopolar radiofrequency treatment over soft tissue fillers in an animal model: Part 2. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, Vol 38, pp 211-7, 2006.

Kwan JM, Trafeli JP, DeRienzo DP.  Atypical cutaneous myeloid infiltrate in myelodysplastic syndrome.  Cutis, Vol 80, No 3, pp 223-8.

Kwan JM, Trafeli JP, DeRienzo DP.  Abdominal diffuse large B cell lymphoma presenting in association with cutaneous granulomatous vasculitis.  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.  Accepted Jan 2007.

DeRienzo DP, Barr RJ. Metaplastic breast carcinoma presenting as cutaneous spindle cell squamous cell carcinoma. The American Journal of Dermatopathology, Vol 27, No 3, pp 250-4, 2005.

DeRienzo DP, Truong L. Thyroid neoplasms containing mature fat: A report of two cases and review of the literature. Modern Pathology. Vol 2, No 5, pp 506-10, 1989.

DeRienzo DP, Saleem A. Anemia of chronic disease: A review of pathogenesis. Texas Medicine. Vol 86, No 10, pp 80-3, October 1990.

DeRienzo DP, Greenberg D. Carcinoma of the Larynx in Women. Archives of Otolaryngology. Vol 117, pp 681-4, June 1991.
“The Anatomy of the Insertion of the Anterior Deltoid Muscle”, Poster presentation at the 1999 Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Meeting.

“Natural Killer Cell Lymphoma Presenting as Paraneoplastic Polyneuropathy and Weight Loss”, Poster presentation at the 2002 American College of Physicians Meeting.

“Multiple Myeloma Presenting as Ascites: Case Presentation and Review of the Literature”, Poster presentation at the 2002 American College of Physicians Meeting.

“Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma Presenting as Cutaneous Spindle Cell Squamous Cell Carcinoma”, Poster presentation at the 2004 American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting



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