Steven Kolker, M.D. is a board certified Dermatopathologist with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Kolker joined the Providence Saint John’s Pathology Department in August 2017 to head the Dermatopathology section, with the aim of creating an exceptional personalized Dermatopathology service in the greater Los Angeles area.
Dr. Kolker believes correlation with the patient’s clinical history and communication with the clinician are vital to providing optimal patient care. He is a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology, the California Society of Dermatology, the Oregon Dermatology Society, and the College of American Pathologists.
Dr. Kolker additionally holds special training and vast experience in multiple subspecialty areas of general and oncologic surgical pathology.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts – University of California, San Diego
Doctor of Medicine – Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Pathology Residency – University of California, San Francisco
Dermatopathology Fellowship – Cornell-New York Hospital, New York, NY
Oncologic Pathology Fellowship – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Melanoma Within Basal Cell Carcinoma Nests Discovered During Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
Large pseudoencapsulated subcutaneous angiomyxoma: Surgical management.
Fractal Deposits of a Hemostatic Hydrophilic Polymer in Mohs Micrographic Surgery Frozen Sections: A Histologic Analysis and Comparison With Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate).
Irradiated Skeletal Muscle Cells Mimicking Those of Atypical Fibroxanthoma on Mohs Frozen Sections.
Leukemia cutis coexisting with dermatofibroma as the initial presentation of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma.
Mitotic activity within dermal melanocytes of benign melanocytic nevi: a study of 100 cases with clinical follow-up.