Jonhan Ho, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology



Dr. Ho is the Director of the Dermatopathology Unit.

Office Location:
Dermatopathology
Medical Arts Building
3708 5th Avenue, Suite 500.94
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-623-2614
Email: hoxxjx@upmc.edu

Research Interests

  • Dermatopathology and Pathology Informatics
  • Cutaneous lymphoma and melanoma

Selected Publications

View Dr. Ho's publications on PubMed

  1. Antonchak M, Fatteh S, Ho J, Brodell RT. Seborrheic Keratoses: Improve Your Diagnostic Skill. Practical Dermatology, 32(3):42-47, March 2005.
  2. Ho J, Brodell RT, Helms SE. Controversies in Dermatology: Saucerization of Pigmented Lesions. Clinics in Dermatology, 23(6):631-635, December 2005.
  3. Ho J, Parwani AV, Jukic DM, Yagi Y, Anthony L, Gilbertson JR. Use of Whole Slide Imaging in Surgical Pathology Quality Assurance: Design and Pilot Validation Studies. Human Pathology, 37(3):322-331, March 2006.
  4. Gilbertson JR, Ho J, Anthony L, Jukic DM, Yagi Y, Parwani A. Primary Histologic Diagnosis Using Automated Whole Slide Imaging: A Validation Study. BMC Pathology 2006, 6:4. April 27, 2006.
  5. Fine JL, Grzybicki DM, Silowash R, Ho J, Gilbertson JR, Anthony L, Wilson R, Parwani A, Bastacky S, Epstein JI, Jukic DM. Evaluation of Whole Slide Image Immunohistochemistry Interpretation in Challenging Prostate Needle Biopsies. Human Pathology. 2008 Apr;39(4):564-72. Epub 2008 Jan 30.
  6. Mason HR, Ho J, Kress DW. Erythematous crusted plaques in a pediatric transplant recipient. Pediatric Dermatology. 2008 Jul-Aug;25(4):477-8.
  7. Velez N, Jukic DM, Ho J. Evaluation of 2 whole-slide imaging applications in dermatopathology. Human Pathology. 2008 Sep;39(9):1341-9. Epub 2008 Jul 9.
  8. Mason HR, Swanson JK, Ho J, Patton T. Interstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis Associated With Darifenacin. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2008 Sep;7(9).
  9. Vu J, Ho J, English JC 3rd. Dermal hypersensitivity reaction as a prodrome to Hodgkin lymphoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Jul;63(1):e13-4.
  10. VillaseƱor-Park J, Clark E, Ho J, English JC 3rd. Folliculotropic non-alopecic secondary syphilis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Sep;65(3):686-7.
  11. Yang S, Khera P, Wahlgren C, Ho J, Jukic D, Geskin L, English JC. Cutaneous anaplastic large-cell lymphoma should be evaluated for systemic involvement regardless of ALK-1 status: case reports and review of literature. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2011 Jun 1;12(3):203-9.
  12. Ho J, Aridor O, Parwani AV. Use of contextual inquiry to understand anatomic pathology workflow: Implications for digital pathology adoption. J Pathol Inform. 2012;3:35. doi: 10.4103/2153-3539.101794. Epub 2012 Sep 28.
  13. Ho J, de Moura MB, Lin Y, Vincent G, Thorne S, Duncan LM, Hui-Min L, Kirkwood JM, Becker D, Van Houten B, Moschos SJ. Importance of glycolysis and oxidative phosphorylation in advanced melanoma. Mol Cancer. 2012 Oct 9;11(1):76.
  14. Wolf JA, Moreau J, Akilov O, Patton T, English JC, Ho J, Ferris LK. Diagnostic Inaccuracy of Smartphone Applications for Melanoma Detection. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Jan 16:1-4.
  15. Grandhi R, Panczykowski D, Zwagerman NT, Gehris R, VillaseƱor-Park J, Ho J et al. Facial necrosis after endovascular Onyx-18 embolization for epistaxis. Surg Neurol Int 2013; 4:95.
  16. Sellaro TL, Filkins R, Hoffman C, Fine JL, Ho J, Parwani AV, Pantanowitz L, Montalto M. Relationship between magnification and resolution in digital pathology systems. J Pathol Inform. 2013 Aug 22;4:21.
  17. Fuschiotti P, Larregina AT, Ho J, Feghali-Bostwick C, Medsger TA Jr. Interleukin-13-producing CD8+ T cells mediate dermal fibrosis in patients with systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jan;65(1):236-46.
  18. Ho J, Aridor A, Glinski D, Saylor D, Pelletier J, Selby DM, Davis SW, Lancia N, Gerlach C, Newberry J, Anthony L, Pantanowitz L, Parwani A. Needs and workflow assessment prior to implementation of a digital pathology infrastructure for the US Air Force medical Service. J Pathol Inform 2013, 4:32 (29 November 2013)