VITALY TERUSHKIN, MD, CURRICULUM VITAE

FELLOWSHIPS

7/2015 – 6/2016

Dermatopathology Fellow, NYU Dermatopathology, New York, NY

7/2014 – 6/2015

Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellow, Zitelli & Brodland Skin Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA

INTERNSHIPS & RESIDENCIES

7/2011 – 6/2014

Resident, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY Chief Resident, 2013-2014 Academic Year

07/2010 – 6/2011

Intern, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

EDUCATION

09/2005 –05/2010

NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY M.D., with Honors in Cell Biology Alpha Omega Alpha (ΑOΑ) Medical Honor Society

09/2001 – 05/2005

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA B.S., with Highest Honors in Neuroscience & B.A., Biology summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

10/2016

Certified, Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology

1/2015

New Jersey Medical License Registration #25MA09654300

7/2014

Certified, Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

3/2014

Pennsylvania Medical License Registration #MD451382

3/2013

New York Medical License Registration #269373-1

WORK EXPERIENCE

11/2017 – present

Clinical Instructor in Dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

8/2016 – present

Dermatopathologist, Miraca Life Sciences, Union, NJ

7/2016 – present

Mohs Surgeon, David Becker, M.D., P.C., New York, NY

9/2015 – present

Mohs Surgeon, The Dermatology Clinic, Freehold, NJ

7/2015 – present

Mohs Surgeon, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, Tinton Falls, NJ

7/2015 – present

Mohs Surgeon, Margaret Ravits, M.D. and Associates, Hackensack, NJ

7/2014 – 6/2015

Consultant Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

7/2013 – 6/2014

Dermatologist, Academic Dermatology Consultants of Long Island, Bethpage, NY

HONORS & AWARDS

2014

George Lipkin, M.D., prize for “the resident who is an excellent clinician with scholarly interests and research productivity”; received at the NYU Department of Dermatology residency graduation ceremony

2014

1st place at the Annual Stritzler Resident Competition at the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York

2010

Marion B. Sulzberger Award, for Excellence in Dermatology; received at NYU School of Medicine upon graduation

2010

Jack and Diana Nelson Award, for excellence in scholarship and professionalism; received at NYU School of Medicine upon graduation

2008

New York Academy of Medicine Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grant in Cardiovascular Research. Project title: “Molecular mechanisms of vascular endothelial cell apoptosis.”

2006

New York Academy of Medicine Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grant in Cardiovascular Research. Project title: “Control of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor induced angiogenesis by the p38MAPK pathway.”

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (select)

7/2012 – 6/2016

Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY

Topic #1: Margin assessment in dysplastic nevi (DN) biopsy specimens

Topic #2: Prospective study of 2 mm margins for the biopsy of DN

Mentors: David Polsky, M.D., Ph.D. and Shane Meehan, M.D.

7/2014 – 06/2015

Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology Fellow, Zitelli & Brodland Skin Cancer Center, Pittsburgh, PA

Topic #1: Outcomes of melanoma of the digit treated with Mohs surgery

Topic #2: Outcomes of merkel cell carcinoma treated with Mohs surgery

Mentors: John Zitelli, M.D.

09/2008 – 07/2009

Cutaneous Oncology Fellow, Dermatology Service
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Topics: Melanoma early detection; dermoscopy use across dermatology residency programs; agreement on the clinical diagnosis and management of cutaneous squamous neoplasms; ultraviolet radiation and Vitamin D synthesis; changes observed while monitoring slow growing melanoma with digital dermoscopy

Mentors: Allan C. Halpern, M.D. and Ashfaq A. Marghoob, M.D.

PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Terushkin V, Brauer J, Bernstein L, Geronemus R. The effect of general anesthesia on neurodevelopmental abnormalities in children undergoing treatment of vascular anomalies with laser surgery: a retrospective review. Dermatologic Surgery. 2017 Apr;43(4):534-540.

Terushkin V, Meehan S, Shahabi L, Brinster N. Panfolliculoma with a solid, endophytic architecture: A report of three cases. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 2016 Nov;43(11):1074- 1076.

Terushkin V, Brodland DG, Sharon D, Zitelli JA. Digit-sparing Mohs surgery for Melanoma. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Jan;42(1):83-93.

Terushkin V, Boyd KP, Patel RR, McLellan B. Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis. Dermatol Online J. 2013 Dec 16;19(12):20711.

Mundi JP, Leger M, Terushkin V, Fischer M, Patel R, Meehan S, Latkowski JA. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Dec 15;18(12):25.

Mir A, Terushkin V, Fischer M, Meehan S. Erythema annulare centrifugum. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Dec 15;18(12):21.

Terushkin V, Marmon S, Fischer M, Patel R, Sanchez MR. Verrucous lymphangioma circumscriptum. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Dec 15;18(12):9.

Patel U, Terushkin V, Fischer M, Kamino H, Patel R. Eruptive vellus hair cysts. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Dec 15;18(12):7

Brightman LA, Brauer JA, Terushkin V, Hunzeker C, Reddy KK, Weiss ET, Karen JK, Hale EK, Anolik R, Bernstein L, and Geronemus RG. Ablative fractional resurfacing for involuted hemangioma residuum. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Aug 20:1-5.

Ferrari G, Terushkin V, Wolff MJ, Zhang X, Valacca C, PoggioP, Pintucci G, and Mignatti P. TGF-β1 Induces Endothelial Cell Apoptosis by Shifting VEGF Activation of p38MAPK from the Prosurvival p38β to Proapoptotic p38α. Mol Cancer Res. 2012 May;10(5):605-14.

Terushkin V, Dusza SW, Scope A, Argenziano G, Bahadoran P, Cowell L, De Giorgi V, Ferarra G, Kittler H, Malvehy J, Menzies S, Piccolo D, Puig S, Rubegni P, Stanganelli I, Thomas L, Zalaudek I, Marghoob AA. Changes observed in slow growing melanomas during long-term dermoscopic monitoring. Br J Dermatol. 2012 Jun;166(6):1213-20.

Terushkin V, Braga JC, Dusza SW, Scope A, Busam K, Marghoob AA, Halpern AC. Agreement on the clinical diagnosis and management of cutaneous squamous neoplasms. Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2010 Oct;36(10):1514-20.

Terushkin V, Bender A, Psaty EL, Engelsen O, Wang SQ, Halpern AC. Estimated equivalency of vitamin D production from natural sun exposure versus oral vitamin D supplementation across seasons at two U.S. latitudes. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2010 Jun;62(6):929.e1-9

Terushkin V, Oliveria SA, Marghoob AA, Halpern AC. Use of and beliefs about total body photography and dermoscopy among U.S. dermatology residency programs: An update. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 2010 May;62(5):794-803.

Terushkin V, Scope A, Halpern AC, Marghoob AA. Pathways to involution: mechanisms from dermoscopic follow-up. Archives of Dermatology. 2010 Apr;146(4):459-60.

Terushkin V, Warycha M, Levy M, Kopf AW, Cohen DE, Polsky D. Analysis of the skin biopsy benign-to-malignant ratio of skin biopsies performed by a general dermatologist before and after the adoption of dermoscopy. Archives of Dermatology. 2010 Mar;146(3):343-4.

Marghoob AA, Terushkin V, Dusza S, Busam K, Scope A. Dermatologists, General practitioners, and the best method to biopsy suspicious melanocytic neoplasms. Archives of Dermatology. 2010 Mar;146(3):325-8.

Terushkin V, Stern BJ, Judson MA, Hagiwara M, Pramanik B, Sanchez M, Prystowsky S. Neurosarcoidosis: manifestations and presentations. The Neurologist. 2010 Jan;16(1):2-15.

Terushkin V, Wang SQ. Mohs Surgery for basal cell carcinoma assisted by dermoscopy: report of two cases. Dermatologic Surgery. 2009 Dec;35(12):2031-5.

Terushkin V, Dusza SW, Mullani N, Duvic M, Zouridakis G, Weinstock M, Drugge R, Prieto V, Dhawan A, Terry C, Talpur R, Marghoob AA. Transillumination as a means to differentiate melanocytic lesions based upon their vascularity. Archives of Dermatology. 2009 Sept; 145(9):1060-1062.

Terushkin V, Halpern AC. Melanoma early detection. Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America. 2009 Jun; 23(3): 481-500.

Ferrari G, Cook BD, Terushkin V, Pintucci G, Mignatti P. Transforming growth factor-beta 1 (TGF-beta1) induces angiogenesis through vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-mediated apoptosis. Journal of Cellular Physiology. 2009 May; 219(2): 449-458.

Terushkin V, Brownell I. Management of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)skin infections and MRSA colonization. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2008 Jun; 7(6): 597- 601.

Zeitler DM, Kessler MA, Terushkin V, Roland TJ Jr, Svirsky MA, Lalwani AK, Waltzman SB. Speech perception benefits of sequential bilateral cochlear implantation in children and adults: a retrospective analysis. Otology Neurotology. 2008 Apr; 29(3): 314-325.

Sederberg PB, Gauthier LV, Terushkin V, Miller JF, Barnathan JA, Kahana MJ. Oscillatory correlates of the primacy effect in episodic memory. Neuroimage. 2006 Sep; 32(3): 1422-1431.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Terushkin V, Carucci, J.A. Management of extensive local SCC recurrence and in-transit metastases. In Schmults CD (Ed.) High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Practical Guide for Patient Management. Springer Berlin Heidelberg; May 13, 2016: 171-189.

Terushkin V, Marghoob A, Scope A, Hofmann-Wellenhof R. Disappearance of Melanocytic Nevi. In: Marghoob AA, ed. Nevogenesis: Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2012:145-153.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Terushkin V (2016, April). Prospective study of 2-mm margins for the biopsy of dysplastic nevi (DN): An updated analysis. Oral Presentation presented at: Tuesday Night Conference, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine; New York, NY.

Terushkin V (2015, October). Inverted Panfolliculoma: A report of 5 cases. Oral Presentation at: American Society of Dermatopathology, San Franciso, CA.

Terushkin V (2014, April) The effect of general anesthesia on neurodevelopmental abnormalities in children undergoing treatment of vascular anomalies with laser surgery: a retrospective review. Oral Presentation at: American Society of Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, Phoenix, AZ.

Terushkin V,(2012, October) Smoking and the skin. Oral Presentation presented at: Tuesday Night Conference, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine; New York, NY.

Terushkin V,(2011, December) Changes observed in slow growing melanoma during long-term dermoscopic monitoring. Oral Presentation presented at: Tuesday Night Conference, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, NYU School of Medicine; New York, NY.

Terushkin V,(2009, March). Death of a nevus. Oral Presentation presented at: Annual Meeting of the International Dermoscopy Society at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology; San Francisco, CA.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Terushkin V,Gilbert E, Eundamrong J, Lebow A, Broncaccio R, Kamino H. (2012, October). Kaposi sarcoma resembling dermatofibroma – A report of two cases. Poster presented at: American Society of Dermatopathology; Chicago, IL.

Terushkin V,Oliveria SA, Halpern AC, Marghoob AA. (2009, November). Dermoscopy training and utilization among U.S. dermatology chief residents: progress over 10 years. Poster presented at: 2nd Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society; Barcelona, Spain.

Terushkin V, Oliveria SA, Marghoob AA, Halpern AC. (2009, May). Use of and beliefs about total body photography and dermoscopy among U.S. dermatology residency programs: An update. Poster presented at: Joint meeting of the 7th World Congress on Melanoma & 5th Congress of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO); Vienna, Austria.

Terushkin V, Warycha M, Levy M, Kopf A, Cohen DE, Polsky D. (2009, May). The impact of dermoscopy on the biopsy rate of pigmented lesions by a general dermatologist. Poster presented at: Joint meeting of the 7th World Congress on Melanoma & 5th Congress of the European Association of Dermato-Oncology (EADO); Vienna, Austria.

Terushkin V, Ferrari G, Wolf M, Pintucci G, Mignatti P. (2009, April). The dual role of p38MAPK in transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-b1) induction of angiogenesis. Poster presented at: 1st Annual NYU School of Medicine Sackler Institute Research Day; New York, NY.

Terushkin V,Braga JC, Dusza SW, Scope A, Busam K, Marghoob AA, Halpern AC. (2009, March). Agreement on the diagnosis and management of squamous keratinocytic neoplasms. Poster presented at: 6th International Symposium on Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies; New York, NY.

Kahana MJ, Sederberg PB, Gauthier LV, Terushkin V, Miller JF. (2005, November). Distinct patterns of oscillations at encoding predict recall for early versus late serial positions. Poster presented at: 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience; Washington, DC.

Kahana MJ, Sederberg PB, Gauthier LV, Terushkin V, Miller JF. (2005, April). ERP and oscillatory correlates of successful encoding. Poster presented at: 12th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting; New York, NY.

UNIQUE SKILLS

Language

Fluent in Russian; basic knowledge of Spanish

INTERESTS

Fitness, travel