Dr. Allen Strickler

Dr. Wells ChandlerAllen Strickler, MD, PhD, MPH
Dermatology, Dermatopathology

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA  17822-1920

Dr. Strickler is an associate in Dermatopathology at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. He is also an associate in the Department of Dermatology and serves on the faculty of the Geisinger Dermatopathology Fellowship Program.


Dr. Strickler received a PhD in molecular/developmental biology from the University of Maryland, a master's degree in public health from the University of Virginia, and his MD from The University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his dermatology residency at Mount-Sanai St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York and a fellowship in dermatopathology at Geisinger Medical Center. 


Dr. Strickler is board certified in dermatology and dermatopathology.

Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatopathology

Research Interests:

Melanoma comparative proteomics. Immunohistochemistry markers in dermatopathology.

Recent Academic Activity

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Souchik AD, Dean AM, Tjarks BJ, Hossler EW, Strickler AG. Bumpy skin on the back, arms, and chest of a 4-year-old.. Pediatr Dermatol 37(2): 369-370, 2020.

Strickler AG, Vasquez JG, Yates N, Ho J. Potential Diagnostic Significance of HSP90, ACS/TMS1, and L-Plastin in the Identification of Melanoma. Mel Res 24(6): 535-44, 2014.

Strickler AG, Schaefer JT, Slingluff Jr MR, Wick MR. Immunolabeling for p16, WT1, & Fli-1 in the Assignment of Growth Phase for Cutaneous Melanomas. Amer J Dermatopathol 36(9): 718-722, 2014.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Rizwan R, Fiore C, Melrose E, Gardner JM, Strickler AG. Simple and Effective Initiative for Improving the Quality of Slides for Skin Specimens. Presentation. 25th Joint Meeting of the International Society of Dermatopathology (ISDP), New Orleans, LA, May 2022.

Pitch M, Strickler A. Sox-10 Positive Paget Disease: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall. Oral Abstract Presentation. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 2022.

Pitch M, Mutizwa M, Strickler A. Dupilumab Injection Site Reaction Following SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination. Oral Presentation. Dermatopathology Trainee World Cup, International Society for Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, Virtual, May 2022.

Rizwan R, Strickler A, Ferringer, T. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma-like features in a Cylindroma. Virtual Podium Presentation. American Society of Dermatopathology , Virtual, October 20-24, 2021.

Tjarks BJ, Kerkvliet AM, Thompson PA, Strickler AG, Ferringer T. Dermatologists’ satisfaction, expectations, and preferences for the pathology report: A survey of the American Academy of Dermatology. . Poster. American Society of Dermatopathology Annual meeting, Chicago, Ilinois, November 2018.

Strickler, AG. Conquer the boards: An experiential review. Invited talk. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Strickler AG, Mahindra P, Votava H, Ratner D. Ductal Eccrine Adenocarcinoma of the Scalp. Poster. 19th Joint Meeting of the Internattional Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, March 2016.

Strickler, AG. Skin lesion diagnosis and monitoroing. Invited talk. Frontline Skin Cancer Education conference, Tallahassee, Florida , December 5, 2015.

Strickler AG. Skin Lesion Diagnosis and Monitoring. Invited Speaker. Frontline Skin Cancer Education Conference, Tallahassee, FL, December 5, 2015.

Strickler AG, Bhatt AJ, Kazmi SJ, Lin G. Reticular Perineurioma. Poster. 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, October 2015.

Strickler AG, Kazlouskaya V, Blochin E, Lal K, Parker PM, Elston DM . Atypical Lipomatous Tumor in a Young Patient. Poster. 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, October 2013.

Strickler AG, Rajiv RI, Votava H, Buchholz R . Neglected Tumor of Uncommon Basal Cell Carcinoma Variant. Poster. 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology, Washington, DC, October 2013.

Strickler AG,Vasquez JG, Ho J . Melanoma Diagnosis Using a Comparative Proteomics Approach. Poster. Beth Israel Resident Research Fair, Washington, DC, May 2013.

Textbook Chapters

Miziguchi RS, Strickler AG. Amyloidosis. In Dermatology for Skin of Color, 2nd ed. Kelly AP, Taylor SC, Lim HW, Anido Serran AM, eds. McGraw-Hill Education, New York, NY, 2016, pp. 192-195.

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