Dr. Tammie Ferringer

Dr. Tammie FerringerTAMMIE FERRINGER, MD
Section Head, Dermatopathology
Director, Dermatopathology Fellowship Program

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA  17822-1920
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Ferringer is the section head for GML's dermatopathology subpsecialty section. She is also an Associate in the Department of Dermatology at Geisinger Medical Center and serves as the director of the Dermatopathology Fellowship Program.

Education:

She earned her M.D. at Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed her residency in Dermatology at Geisinger. Dr. Ferringer completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Certifications:

Dr. Ferringer is board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology.

Professional Affiliations:

Editorial Posts
Associate Editor, Cutis
Assistant Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Peer Reviewer
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
American Journal of Dermatopathology
JAMA Dermatology

Committees
Academic Dermatology Leadership Program (ADLP) Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
Graduate Medical Education Committee, Geisinger Medical Center
Tissue Committee, Geisinger Medical Center
Poster Exhibits Task Force, American Academy of Dermatology, Chair
Joint Ethics/Leadership Work Group, American Academy of Dermatology
Leadership Development Steering Committee, American Academy of Dermatology   
Oversight Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology
ASDP Program Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology         
MOC Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology, Chair       
Strategic Planning Committee, American Society of Dermatopathology
Online Case Study Director, American Society of Dermatopathology              
Test Development and Advisory Committee on Dermatopathology, American Board of Pathology
ABD Dermatopathology Curriculum Committee, American Board of Dermatology    
APD Task Force on Milestone Tool Development, Association of Professors of Dermatology
Executive Committee, International Society of Dermatopathology

Professional Societies
Association of Professors of Dermatology
International Society of Dermatopathology
American Society of Dermatopathology
American Society of Dermatology

Research Interests:

Dermatopathology

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Murphy M, Ferringer T, Elston . Educational Gaps in Molecular Diagnostics, Genomics, and Personalized Medicine in Dermatopathology Training: A Survey of US Dermatopathology Fellowship Program Directors. ADJP. 2017;Accepted:-.

Tjarks BJ, Ferringer TC. Red-blue nodule on the scalp. Cutis. 2017;99(1):25-26.

Green A, Ferringer T. Cyst on the eyebrow. Cutis. 2016;97(4):272, 277-278.

Ferringer T. Immunohistochemistry in dermatopathology. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2015;139(1):83-105.

Schleich C, Ferringer T. Desmoplastic melanoma. Cutis. 2015;96(5):306, 213, 314, 335.

Ferringer T. Leading innovation (editorial) . Cutis. 2015;96(4):213-214.

Spiker A, Ferringer T. Dermatopathology diagnosis: chromoblastomycosis. Cutis. 2015;96(4):224, 267-268.

De Moll EH, Fu Y, Wieder S, Harcharik S, Yao J, Ferringer T, Chang R, Gnjatic S, Remark R, Chipuk J, Birge MB, Phelps RG, Saenger YM. Immune biomarkers are more accurate in prediction of survival in ulcerated than in non-ulcerated primary melanoma. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2015;64(9):1193-1203.

Ferringer T, Zaleski M. Extramammary Paget disease. Cutis. 2015;95(6):308, 315-316.

Egnatios GL, Ferringer T. Clinical follow up of atypical Spitz tumors analyzed by FISH. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015;38(4):289-296.

Prickett KA, Ferringer TC. What's eating you? Cutaneous larva migrans. Cutis. 2015;95(3):126-128.

Hall LD, Bodendorf MO, Najarian DJ, Ferringer T, Elston D. Soluble adenylyl cyclase (sAC) immunostaining distinguishes pseudomelanocytic nests in lichenoid tissue reaction. J Cutan Pathol. 2015;42(3):232-235.

Cole C, Ferringer T. Histopathologic Evaluation of the Sentinel Lymph Node for Malignant Melanoma: The Unstandardized Process. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014;36(1):80-87.

Hall LD, Ferringer T. Solitary adult myofibroma. Cutis. 2014;93(5):225, 235-6..

Sivendran M, Fu Y, deMoll EH, Pan M, Moon JY, Arora S, Cohain A, DiFeo A, Ferringer T, Tismenetsky M, Tsui C, Friedlander P, Parides M, Banchereau J, Chaussabel D, Lebwohl M, Wolchok J, Bhardwaj N, Burakoff S, Oh W, Palucka K, Merad M, Schadt E, Saenger Y. Dissection of immune gene networks in primary melanoma tumors critical for anti-tumor surveillance of patients with stage II-III resectable disease. J Invest Dermatol. 2014;134(8):2202-2211.

Prickett K, Ferringer T. Helminths – A Clinical Review and Update. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2014;33(3):128-32.

Hall LD, Ferringer T. Palisaded encapsulated neuroma. Cutis. 2013;92(4) :167, 177-178.

Other Publications:

Shockman S, Ferringer T. Crusted plaque on the cheek of a medical student. ASDP online interactive case study. ASDP online interactive case study http://www.asdp.org/education/case-study-of-the-month/public-case-study/?caseID=41, March, 2015.

Egnatios GL, Ferringer T, Dorion RP. Multiple skeletal fractures and asymptomatic foot nodule.. ASDP Online Interactive Case Study, April, 2014.

Eminger L, Ferringer T. Speckeled pigmented patch. ASDP Online Interactive Case Study, February, 2014.

Kerkvliet AM, Ferringer T. Mass on the foot of a 5-year-old girl. ASDP Online Interactive Case Study, September, 2013.

Hall JL, Ferringer T. Subcutaneous nodule on the nec. ASDP Online Interactive Case Study, July, 2013.

Ferringer T. Atypical Mycobacterial Infections. Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology Online Application, , 2013.

Nelson SA, Ferringer T, Lin G. Solitary mass on the right thigh of an adolescent. ASDP Online Interactive Case Study, June 2013, 2013.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Ferringer TC. Self-Assessment Course. Course. Joint Meeting of the International Society of Dermatpathology , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. Closing the Gender Gap in Academic Dermatology and Dermatology Leadership: Problems and Solutions – Time Management. Speaker. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. Help Your Dermatopathologist Work Smarter for You . Speaker. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. Infectious Diseases-Barnyard Zoonoses . Speaker. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. What’s New in Dermatopathology-Immunohistochemistry . Speaker. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. Essentials in Dermatopathology-Metabolic Disease . Speaker. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. Dermatopathology Case Challenge: Mimics and Masqueraders . Speaker. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting , Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Ferringer TC. Infections and Infestations. Speaker. Annual Dermatopathology Super Symposium , Albert Einstein College of Medicine, January .

Ferringer TC. CPC: Great Cases from the Dermatopathology Group. Speaker. Geisinger Pathology Tuesday Noon Conference, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, December 2016.

Ferringer TC. Clinicopathologic Correlation. Visiting Professor. Grand Rounds, Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, December 2016.

Ferringer TC. Pediatric Dermatopathology. Sepaker. International Society of Dermatopathology Symposium, Lima, Peru, October 2016.

Ferringer TC. Short Course I Best Practices: From Guidelines to Appropriate Use. Course Director. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting , Chicago, Illinois, October 2016.

Ferringer TC. Short Course IV Update in Cutaneous Lymphoma. Course Director. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting , Chicago, Illinois, October 2016.

Ferringer TC. Massive localized lymphedema: An emerging, reactive, soft tissue complication of the morbidly obese. Poster. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting , Chicago, Illinois, October 2016.

Green A, Mowad C, Ferringer T. Galli-Galli disease: A rare acantholytic variant of Dowling-Degos disease. Duel. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting , Chicago, Illinois, October 2016.

Schleich C, Ferringer TT. Mycobacterial Spindle Cell Pseudotumor. Poster. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting , Chicago, Illinois, October 2016.

Ferringer T. Immunohistochemical Markers in Skin. Lecture. Geisinger Seminar in Anatomic Pathology, Danville, Pennslyvania, September 2016.

Ferringer T. Clinicopathologic Self-Assessment. MOC, director and speadker. American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, July 2016.

Ferringer T. PACE: Your True Colors: Know Yourself and Understand Others. co-Director. American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, July 2016.

Ferringer T. Immunohistochemistry in dermatopathology. Guest speaker. German Society of Dermatopathology, Hildesheim, Germany, April 2016.

Ferringer T. Leadership forum. Chair. AAD Leadership Forum, Itasca, IL, April 2016.

Ferringer T. Real World Dermatology for Residents … What You Really Need To Know. Speaker. Dermatopathology Clues, Las Vegas, NV, April 2016.

Ferringer T. Dermatology Teachers Exchange Group. Course Director. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. Basic Dermatopathology Self-Assessment. Speaker. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. Infectious Diseases . Speaker. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. What’s New in Dermatopathology: What Are You Missing in the Surgical Pathology Literature. Speaker. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. Essentials in Dermatopathology-Metabolic Disease. Speaker. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. Pearls for the Posters. Co-Director. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Schleich C, Ferringer T, Petrick M. Plaque type syringoma mimicking a microcystic adnexal carcinoma. Poster. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Cohen S, Palmer M, Hossler E, Ferringer T. Pustular acrodermatitis enteropathica-like eruptions in the setting of total parenteral nutrition. Poster. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Spiker A, Pride H, Ferringer T. Papular epidermal nevus with “skyline” basal cell layer. Poster. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Yakish K, Mowad C, Marks VJ, Ferringer T. Management of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis via Mohs micrographic surgery. Poster. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. The torment of scabies: clues and dangers. Presentation. International Society of Dermatopathology 19th Joint Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Cohen S, Palmer M, Hossler E, Ferringer T. Pustular acrodermatitis enteropathica-like eruptions in the setting of total parenteral nutrition. Presentation. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Ferringer T. Infestations, infections, and zoonoses. Visting Professor . Grand Rounds: Dept of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, December 2015.

Ferringer T. Immunohistochemistry of spindle cell lesions. Presentation. XXXVI Symposium for ISDP, New Delhi, India, November 2015.

Ferringer T. Short course III at the border: mucocutaneous pathology. Course director. AAD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2015.

Ferringer T. Leading innovation when your environment is changing . Co-director. Summer AAD Meeting, New York, NY, August 2015.

Ferringer T. Tips from your dermatopathologist: help me help you. Co-director. Summer AAD Meeting, New York, NY, August 2015.

Ferringer T. Hemagophagocytic syndromes. Speaker. World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 2015.

Ferringer T. FISHing for a diagnosis: cytogenetic and molecular analysis of relevance to dermatopathologists . Speaker. Scientific Symposium: Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology: Critical New Information for Your Practice, Williamsburg, VA, June 2015.

Ferringer T. Tag-alongs and their associated diseases. Speaker. Scientific Symposium: Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology: Critical New Information for Your Practice, Williamsburg, VA, June 2015.

Ferringer T. Infectious dermatopathology. Speaker. Scientific Symposium: Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology: Critical New Information for Your Practice, Williamsburg, VA, June 2015.

Ferringer T. Cutaneous reactions to new classes of drugs. Speaker. Scientific Symposium: Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology: Critical New Information for Your Practice, Williamsburg, VA, June 2015.

Ferringer T. Great cases from Geisinger Health System. Speaker. Scientific Symposium: Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology: Critical New Information for Your Practice, Williamsburg, VA, June 2015.

Ferringer T. Cutaneous infections in North America part I. Lecture. Dermpedia course: Common Areas of Interest for Dermatopathologists and Surgical Pathlogists, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2015.

Ferringer T. Cutaneous reactions to biologics and new classes of drugs. Lecture. Dermpedia course: Common Areas of Interest for Dermatopathologists and Surgical Pathlogists, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2015.

Ferringer T. Infections from suburban North America part II. Lecture. Dermpedia course: Common Areas of Interest for Dermatopathologists and Surgical Pathlogists, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2015.

Ferringer T. Infestations. Lecture. Dermpedia course: Common Areas of Interest for Dermatopathologists and Surgical Pathlogists, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2015.

Ferringer T. Teaching Case. Lecture. Dermpedia course: Common Areas of Interest for Dermatopathologists and Surgical Pathlogists, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2015.

Ferringer T. Update on IHC in DP. Lecture. Dermpedia course: Common Areas of Interest for Dermatopathologists and Surgical Pathlogists, Scottsdale, AZ, April 2015.

Ferringer T. Adverse cutaneous drug reactions to targeted anti-inflammatory therapies in new patterns of cutaneous adverse drug reactions. Lecture. ISDP Joint Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Ferringer T. Dermatology Teachers Exchange. Director. Dermatology Teachers Exchange, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Ferringer T. Leading innovation when your environment is changing. Co-director. AAD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Ferringer T. Metabolic disorders (in Essential Dermatopathology course). Lecture. AAD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Ferringer T. Basic self-assessment of dermatopathology. Lecture. AAD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Ferringer T. Barnyard zoonoses (in Infectious Disease course). Lecture. AAD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Ferringer T. What’s new in adnexal tumors (in what’s new in DP). Lecture. AAD Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

Shockman S, Cohen S, Lin G, Ferringer T. Diffuse Dermal Angiomatosis Incited by Trauma. Poster. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, November 6-9, 2014.

Ferringer T. FISHing for a diagnosis. What’s Hot in Dermatopathology . Summer AAD Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 2014.

Ferringer T. Infectious Disease with Cutaneous Histopathology. Guest Speaker. McKee/Pratt-Thomas Symposium , Kiawah, SC, May 2014.

Ferringer T. Grand Rounds. Visiting Professor. Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University, April 2014.

Ferringer T. Immunohistochemistry in Cutaneous Lesions. Guest Speaker. McKee/Pratt-Thomas Symposium , Kiawah, SC, May 2014.

Sivendran M, Hossler E, Ferringer T.. Herpes simplex virus induced necrotizing granuloma formation. Presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. Barnyard Zoonoses. Infectious Disease Course. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. What’s New in Immunohistochemistry . What’s New in DP. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. Basic Self-Assessment of Dermatopathology. Dermatopathology Course. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. Metabolic Disorders . Basic Dermatopathology Course. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. Dermatology Teachers Exchange. Director. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. Adnexal tumors. Practical Approaches to Difficult Lesions. International Society of Dermatopathology 17th Joint Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014.

Ferringer T. Exotic Infectious Disease. Visiting Professor. Dept of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, November 2013.

Ferringer T. Navigating MOC for the Dermatologist. Presentation. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Washington DC, October 2013.

Ferringer T. Self-Assessment in Dermatopathology. Presentation. XXXIV Symposium of ISDP, Florence, Italy, September 2013.

Ferringer T. Tough Adnexal Tumors. Presentation. XXXIV Symposium of ISDP, Florence, Italy, September 2013.

Ferringer T. Cutaneous Manifestations of Exotic Infectious Disease. Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology. Mistakes that Matter, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2013.

Ferringer T. Review of MOC/SAM for Dermatologists and Pathologists. Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology. Mistakes that Matter, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2013.

Ferringer T. Cutaneous Reactions to Biologics and Immunomodulatory Drugs. Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology. Mistakes that Matter, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2013.

Ferringer T. Immunohistochemistry in Melanocytic Lesions . Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology. Mistakes that Matter, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2013.

Ferringer T. Molecular Analysis in the Diagnosis of Melanocytic and Non-Melanocytic Neoplasms. Critical Issues in Cutaneous Pathology. Mistakes that Matter, Hilton Head Island, SC, June 2013.

Ferringer T, Shanthi S, et al. Immune gene expression in formal fixed paraffin embedded primary melanomas predicts lower risk of recurrence and death . Poster. American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL, June 2013.

Ferringer T . What’s New in Immunohistochemistry. What’s New in DP. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T . Basic Self-Assessment of Dermatopathology. Presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T . Practical Immunoperoxidase Staining . Basic Dermpath Course. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Fussell J, Ferringer T, Marks VJ. Scleroderma-like Reaction to Red Tattoo Ink. Poster. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T. Barnyard Zoonoses. Infectious Disease Course. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T. What’s New in Immunohistochemistry (in What’s New in DP) . Presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T. Managing Group Dynamics: Dream Team or “I Want to Scream Team” Part 1 (Director). Presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T. Managing Group Dynamics: Dream Team or “I Want to Scream Team” Part 2 (Co-Director). Presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Kerkvliet A, Shipp, Pride H, Ferringer T. Primary cutaneous plasmacytosis. Poster. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T. Practical Immunoperoxidase Staining (in Basic Dermatopathology Course). Presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2013.

Ferringer T. Sox-10 (in New and Useful Antibodies). Presentation. International Society of Dermatopathology 16th Joint Meeting, Miami, FL, February 2013.

Textbook Chapters

Ferringer T, Elston D, et al. Tissue or Cell-Based Techniques. In Gao Xing-Hua, Chen Hong-Duo, eds. Practical Immunodermatology. Springer, Netherlands, 2016: 343-366.

Ferringer T. Immunohistology and Molecular Studies of Smooth Muscle and Neural Cutaneous Tumors. In Plaza JA, Prieto V, eds. Applied Immunohistochemistry in the Evaluation of Skin Neoplasms. Springer, Switzerland, 2016: 145-186.

Ferringer T. Skin. In Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen ZM, eds. Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, 2nd ed. Springer, New York, 2015: 665-688.

Ferringer T, Ko CJ. The basics: DIagnostics terms, skin anatomy and stains. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 1.

Ferringer T. Granulomatous and histiocytic diseases. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 10.

Ferringer T. Genodermatoses. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 12.

Ferringer T. Alterations in collagen and elastin. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 13.

Ferringer T. Metabolic disorders. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 14.

Ko CJ, Ferringer T. Key diagnostic features of soft tissue neoplasms. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 20.

Ferringer T. Tumors of fat, muscle, and bone. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 21.

Ferringer T. Neural tumors. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: Chapter 22.

Ferringer T. External agents and artifacts. In Elston D, Ferringer T, eds. Dermatopathology, 2nd ed.. Elsevier, London, 2014: App 3.

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