Dr. John G. Albertini joined The Skin Surgery Center in 2002 and cares for skin cancer patients at both Winston-Salem and Greensboro offices. Additionally, Dr. Albertini is the immediate past president of the American College of Mohs Surgery and a volunteer associate professor at Wake Forest University Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Winston-Salem, N.C. In that role, he collaborates with faculty and helps train residents. Previously, he served as chief of Mohs Surgery at Wilford Hall USAF and Brooke Army Medical Centers after active duty Air Force military service in San Antonio.

Dr. Albertini earned his medical degree from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, and a bachelor’s in English from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Ind. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of California in San Francisco, a Residency in Dermatology and a Fellowship in Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.

Dr. Albertini is nationally renowned for his expertise in Mohs surgery and advanced reconstructive surgery. He has presented more than 50 local, regional and national lectures and has published more than 40 scientific articles and book chapters. Dr. Albertini served as president of the North Carolina Dermatologic Association in 2009, as assistant editor of the Journal Dermatologic Surgery from 2009-2014 and was invited to be guest editor for the Special Issue on Advanced Reconstruction published in 2014. Additionally, Dr. Albertini served as fellowship director of an ACMS and ACGME approved training program in Mohs surgery and Procedural Dermatology from 2007-2013.

American Academy of Dermatology Fellow

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EDUCATION

1989 University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
1st Semester 1987 Notre Dame London Program
BA English / Pre-professional

1993 University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
MD

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

1993-1994 Intern
Internal Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA

1994-1997 Resident
Dermatology
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

1997-1998 Fellow
Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

1995 – present Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
(Inactive MD-057360-L)

2002 – present State of North Carolina (#200200194)

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

1994 National Board of Medical Examiners

1997 Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology

2005 – 2017 Recertification, American Board of Dermatology

CURRENT ACADEMIC TITLE

Clinical Associate Professor (Volunteer)

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Wake Forest School of Medicine

UNIFORMED SERVICE

United States Air Force
Commission, 1989 Mar 02, United States Air Force Health Professions Scholarship
Honorably Separated, 2002 Jul 16

June 1989 – June 1993 2nd Lieutenant (Inactive Reserve: medical school)

July 1989 – Aug 1989 Commissioned Officer Training, Lackland AFB, TX

July 1990 – Aug 1990 School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, TX

July 1993 – June 1998 Captain (Inactive Reserve: postgraduate training)

July 1998 – Aug 1998 Commissioned Officer Training, Lackland AFB, TX

July 1998 – July 2002 Major (1999) (Active Duty) Wilford Hall Medical Ctr

Awards
Meritorious Service Medal

Air Force Training Ribbon

National Defense Service Medal

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (1 oak leaf cluster)

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE

1995 – present Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
(Inactive MD-057360-L)

2002 – present State of North Carolina (#200200194)

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION

1994 National Board of Medical Examiners
1997 Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology
2005 – 2017 Recertification, American Board of Dermatology

EMPLOYMENT

Academic Appointments:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
1999 – 2002 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Dermatology)

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
2000 – 2002 Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest University
2008 – 2013 Clinical Assistant Professor (Volunteer), Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

2014 – present Clinical Associate Professor (Volunteer)

Hospital Appointments
1998 – 2002 Staff, Dermatology/Dermatologic Surgery
Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
Lackland AFB, TX

1998 – 2002 Staff, Dermatology/Dermatologic Surgery
Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam
Houston, TX

Professional Experience
1990 – 1991 Teaching Assistant – Anatomy, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

1996 – 1998 Dermatology Clinic, Geisinger Clinic
Milton, PA
(Moonlighting clinic during residency, 1 night/week)

1998 – 2002 San Antonio Uniformed Services Health
Education Consortium, Brooke Army and Wilford Hall USAF Medical Centers (SAUSHEC)
Combined Army and Air Force Dermatology Residency program

1998 – 1999 Staff, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery

1999 – 2000 Co-Director, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery

2000 – 2002 Chief, Mohs Micrographic Surgery

2002 – present The Skin Surgery Center, PA, Winston-Salem, NC

AAAHC accredited, dermatology group practice with eight providers, three office sites in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Mount Airy, NC, offering medical, cosmetic, laser, surgical and pediatric dermatology and dermatopathology services

2002 – 2004 Associate

2004 – present Vice-President, Co-owner, Lab Director
(CLIA high complexity lab)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

Institutional Committee Service (in chronologic order):

Brooke Army Medical Center
2000 – 2002 Safe Medical Device Act Representative

2001 – 2002 Member, Operative/Invasive Procedure Performance Improvement Committee

Departmental Committee Service (in chronologic order):

Brooke Army Medical Center, Dermatology
1999 – 2002 Lab Director, Mohs Micrographic Surgery Lab (CAP accreditation)

2000 – 2002 Senior Supervisor: (4 FTE) Civilian LVNs, CNAs, OR tech

EXTRAMURAL APPOINTMENTS AND SERVICE

Journal Reviewer:

1996 Archives of Dermatology

2003 – present Dermatologic Surgery

2009 – present Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Editorial Boards:
2000 – present Managing Editor (Dermatologic Surgery), James WD, Elston DM
(Senior Eds.); Medscape (formerly Emedicine): Dermatology. Boston: eMedicine Corporation, 1999.

2008 – 2014 Assistant Editor, Dermatologic Surgery,  Official Journal of the American College of Mohs Surgery

2013 – 2014 Invited Guest Editor, Special Issue on
Advanced Reconstruction, Dermatologic Surgery (funding by Ethicon; published Sept 2014).

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

1994 – present American Academy of Dermatologists (Fellow)

1996 – 2002 Association of Military Dermatologists

1999 – 2002 Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons

1999 – 2002 San Antonio Dermatologic Society

2002 – present American Medical Association

2002 – present Forsyth-Stokes-Davie County Medical Society

2002 – 2011 Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine

2002 – present North Carolina Medical Society North Carolina Dermatology Association

2004 – present Member

2007 Secretary – Treasurer

2008 Program Chair, Annual Summer Meeting 2008 July 25-27; Homestead Resort and Spa, Hot Springs, VA (12 hr Cat 1 CME)

2008 Program Chair, Annual Winter Meeting

2008 Jan 11-13; Ballantyne Resort and Spa, Charlotte, NC (12 hr Cat 1 CME)

2008 President-Elect

2009 President

2010 Immediate Past President, and Representative to House of Delegates, North Carolina Medical Society

2014 – present Advocacy Committee

American College of Mohs Surgery

1998 – 2001 Associate Member

2001 – present Fellow

2000 – 2001 Core Curriculum Committee

2008 – 2009 CPT Rapid Response Task Force

2009 – 2012 CME and Education Committee

2012 – present Chair, CME and Education Committee

2010 – 2013 Board of Directors

2010 – 2013 Board Liaison, Fellowship Training Committee

2011 – 2013 Reconstructive Scale and Dermatologic Surgery Journal Collaboration Task Force

2012 – present Slide Quality Review Committee

2013 – present Fellowship Training Policies, Procedures and Guidelines Workgroup

2013 – present Public Policy Committee

2013 Secretary – Treasurer

2013 – 2014 Chair, Finance & Investment Committee

2013- present Fellowship Training Committee

2014 President – Elect

2014 – present Chair, Membership Committee

2015 President

HONORS AND AWARDS

1985 Notre Dame Scholar

1986-1989 University of Notre Dame Dean’s List – all semesters

1989 Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society

1989 Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society

1989 University of Notre Dame – cum laude

1989 United States Air Force Health Professions Scholarship – highest level funding for any private institution

1990 University of Chicago, Medical Student Summer Research Grant

2002 2nd Place Staff Award – Association of Military Dermatologists – “Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Melanoma”

2005-2014 Best Doctors In America

2012-2013 America’s Top Surgeons, Dermatologic Surgery

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND SEMINARS

  1. Albertini JG, Miller III OF, Tyler WB. Generalized Ulcerated Sarcoidosis. Gross and Microscopic Symposium; 1995 Feb 5; New Orleans: American Academy of Dermatology, 1995.
  2. Albertini JG. Managing Urticaria. Advances in Dermatology; 1995 Apr 5; Danville, PA: Geisinger Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education, 1995.
  3. Albertini JG, Maroon M, Tyler WB. Large Nodular Trichoblastoma. Gross and Microscopic Symposium; 1996 Feb 4; Washington D.C.: American Academy of Dermatology, 1996.
  4. Albertini JG. Dermatologic Diagnostic Techniques. Advances in Dermatology; 1996 Apr 3; Danville PA: Geisinger Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education, 1996.
  5. Albertini JG, Maroon M, Tyler WB. Buschke-Ollendorff Syndrome. Gross and Microscopic Symposium; 1997 Mar 21; San Francisco, CA: American Academy of Dermatology, 1997.
  6. Albertini JG, Ramsey ML, Marks, VJ. Histologic Subtype Analysis of Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma. Residents Forum; 1996 Oct 5; Champion, PA: Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology.
  7. Albertini JG, Maroon M, Tyler WB. Papular Mucinosis Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Gross and Microscopic Symposium; 1998 Feb 28; Orlando, FL: American Academy of Dermatology, 1998.
  8. Albertini JG. Perioperative Surgical Pearls. Advances in Dermatology; 1998 May 6; Danville PA: PennState Geisinger Health System Office of Continuing Medical Education, 1998.
  9. Albertini JG, Ramsey ML, Marks, VJ. Temporal Artery Biopsy in a Dermatologic Surgery Practice. 1998 May 14; Portland OR: American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 1998.
  10. Albertini JG. Melanoma. Primary Care Dermatology; 1998 Dec 20; San Antonio, TX: Department of Dermatology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, 1998.Albertini JG. Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Optometrist. Alamo TriService Optometry Society; 2000 Jan 31; Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, 2000.
  1. Albertini JG. Expand Your Surgical Practice: Non-cosmetic Alternatives to Improve Credibility and Satisfaction. 2000 Mar 13; San Francisco CA: American Academy of Dermatology, 2000.
  2. Albertini JG. The Dermatologic Surgeon As Medical Consultant. 2000 26 May; San Antonio, TX: Texas Dermatological Society 2000 Annual Spring Meeting.
  3. Albertini JG. Diagnosis and Management of Periocular Skin Cancers. 2000 16 Oct; Brooks Air Force Base, TX: 2000 Federal Service Optometry Conference.Albertini JG. Skin Cancer. 2001 Jan 22; AMEDD Center and School, Fort Sam Houston, TX: 2001 Dermatology for the Primary Care Provider.
  1. Albertini JG. Expand Your Surgical Practice. 2001 Mar 6; Washington,
    DC: American Academy of Dermatology, 2001.
  2. Young RJ, Albertini JG. Atrophic Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans. Gross and Microscopic Symposium; 2002 Feb 22; New Orleans: American
    Academy of Dermatology, 2002.
  3. Albertini JG. Expand Your Surgical Practice. 2002 22 Feb; New Orleans, LA: American Academy of Dermatology, 2002.
  4. Frank EW, Kroumpouzos G, Albertini JG, et al. Lentigo maligna with spread onto oral mucosa. 2002 Nov 1; Chicago, IL: ASDS/ACMMSCO 3rd Combined Annual Meeting, 2002.
  5. Lambiase MC, Albertini JG, Gardner TL. Bowen’s disease of the nail bed presenting as longitudinal melanychia: Detection of HPV-56 DNA. Gross and Microscopic Symposium; 2003 21 Mar; San Francisco, CA: American
    Academy of Dermatology, 2003.
  6. Albertini JG. Expand Your Surgical Practice. 2003 21 Mar; San Francisco, CA: American Academy of Dermatology, 2003.
  7. Albertini JG. Surgical Pearls. 2003 Nov 15; Pinehurst, NC: North Carolina Dermatology Association.
  8. Albertini JG. Skin Cancer: Recognition and Management for the Primary Care Provider. 2004 Oct 28; Forsyth Regional Cancer Center, WinstonSalem, NC.
  9. Rhinehart B, Murphy M, Farley MF, Albertini JG. Sterile vs. non-sterile gloves for Mohs micrographic surgery: Infection rate is not affected. 2004 Oct 1; San Diego, CA: Combined Annual Meeting of the ACMMSCO/ASDS.
  10. Albertini JG. Taking Down the Forehead Flap. Surgical Revisions Course. 2004 Oct 1; San Diego, CA: Combined Annual Meeting of the ACMMSCO/ASDS.
  11. Albertini JG, Leshin B. Optimizing a Mohs Surgery Practice. 2005 Oct 29; Atlanta GA: Combined Annual Meeting of the ACMMSCO/ASDS.
  12. Albertini JG. Office Efficiency: The Surgical Practice (Coding, Documentation and Practice Management Symposium #315). 2006 Jul 29; San Diego CA: Summer Academy ’06.
  13. Albertini JG. Surgical and Technical Pearls to Optimize Mohs Surgery. Intersociety Liaison Committee Symposium. 2007 Feb 2; Washington DC: AAD Annual Meeting.
  14. Albertini JG, Leshin B. Optimizing a Mohs surgery practice. 2007 May 4; Naples FL: Annual Meeting American College of Mohs Surgery.
  15. Albertini JG. Advanced Reconstruction. 2007 May 5; Naples FL: Annual Meeting American College of Mohs Surgery.
  16. Albertini JG. Videos of Reconstruction Pearls: Trilobed Flap: Design and Execution. 2007 Oct 11; Chicago, IL: Annual Meeting American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
  17. Albertini JG. Afternoon at the Movies: The Trilobed Flap. 2008 May 2; Vancouver, BC: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  18. Albertini JG, Lee KK. Periorbital Reconstruction: Simple to Complex. 2008 May 2; Vancouver, BC: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  19. Albertini JG. Nasal Reconstruction: Interpolation Flaps. Advanced Surgery Course. 2009 Mar 7; San Francisco, CA: Annual Meeting, American Academy of Dermatology.
  20. Albertini JG, Lee KK. An approach to Periorbital Reconstruction. 2009 Apr 23; Austin, Tx: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  21. Albertini JG. Advanced Reconstruction Course: Nasal Rotation, Advancement and Transposition Flaps. 2010 Mar 5; Miami FL: AAD Annual Meeting.
  22. Albertini JG, Bordeaux J. Interpolation Flaps: Getting Started. 2010 May 3; New York, NY: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  23. Albertini JG, Lee KK. Tea with the Masters – Reconstructive Challenge: Nose and Eyes. 2010 Oct 22; Chicago IL: Annual Meeting American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
  24. Albertini JG, Bordeaux J. Interpolation Flaps: Getting Started. 2011 April
    30; Las Vegas, NV: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  25. Albertini JG, Raza Saadia T. EMR: What you need to know now. 2011
    April 29; Las Vegas, NV: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  26. Albertini JG. Masters Session on Reconstruction. 2012 May 6; Chicago, IL: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  27. Albertini JG. Iron Surgeon – Reconstructive Challenge. 2012 Oct 11; Atlanta, GA: Annual Meeting, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.
  28. Albertini JG. Practice Gaps in Dermatology: Dermatologic Surgery. 2013 Mar 4; Miami, FL: Annual Meeting, American Academy of Dermatology.
  29. Albertini JG. The Forehead Flap and Two-stage Nasolabial Interpolation Flap. (Advanced Mini-Session). 2013 May 3; Washington D.C.: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  30. Albertini JG. Flap Necrosis and Ectropion: Prevention and Management. 2013 May 3; Washington D.C.: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  31. Albertini JG. ACMS ListServ Policy Update. 2014 May 2; Phoenix AZ: Annual Business Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  32. Albertini JG, Brodland DG. Paramedian forehead flap and nasolabial interpolation flap. 2014 May 3; Phoenix AZ: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.
  33. Albertini JG. How would you reconstruct it? Reconstruction session. 2014 May 3; Phoenix AZ: Annual Meeting, American College of Mohs Surgery.

GRANTS/RESEARCH

CURRENT:
1. Protocol #ML28296, (RegiSONIC) Version 2.0, Genentech, Inc. 2012 Dec 11. (John G Albertini, MD, Co- Investigator)
2012 – present

A Prospective Observational Study of Treatment Patterns and Effectiveness and Safety Outcomes in Advanced Basal Cell Carcinoma and Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome Patients. Collaborators: Barry Leshin, MD, Primary Investigator

2. Protocol #MO28295, Version 1. Vismodegib, F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD. 2012 Oct 29. (John G Albertini, MD, Co- Investigator)
2013 – present

A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Regimen-Controlled Phase II, Multicenter Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Two Different Vismodegib Regimens in Patients with Multiple Basal Cell Carcinoma. Collaborators: Barry Leshin, MD, Primary Investigator

3. Protocol # FWA00001435 Wake Forest University Department of Otolaryngology. (Individual Investigator Agreement: John G Albertini, MD)
March 2014 – present

IRB 22642, “Markers of Perineural Invasion in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Research Study”. Collaborators: J. Dale Browne, MD, Primary Investigator

PAST GRANT HISTORY/RESEARCH:
1. Geisinger Medical Center, Dermatology. Histologic Subtype Analysis of Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma. (John G Albertini, MD, Principal Investigator) 1995 – 1996.

2. Brooke Army Medical Center, Dermatology. Use of LET (Lidocaine – Epinephrine – Tetracaine) Gel to Reduce Pain during Mohs Micrographic Surgery. (John G. Albertini, MD, Principal Investigator) 2001 – 2002. (IRB Approved)

3.Protocol #1520-IMIQ (John G Albertini, MD, Co-Investigator)
June 2005 – Dec 2007

Open-label Safety and Pharmacokinetic Study of Aldara (Imiquimod) Cream, 5% for One, Two, or Three Treatment Cycles to Surface Areas Greater than 25 cm2 with Actinic Keratosis (Started with 3M, completed w/Graceway). Collaborators: Barry Leshin, MD, Primary Investigator

4. Protocol #GW01-0702 (John G Albertini, MD, Co-Investigator)
Dec 2007 – Nov 2008

A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter, Efficacy and Safety Study of Four Weeks of Treatment with Imiquimod Creams for Actinic Keratoses (Graceway Pharmaceuticals) Collaborators: Barry Leshin, MD, Primary Investigator

5. Protocol #GW01-0803 (John G Albertini, MD, Co-Investigator)
2007 – 2009

A Follow-up Study to Evaluate Sustained Clearance Rates of Actinic Keratoses up to One Year after Completion of Studies GW01-0702, GW01-0703, GW01 0704, and GW01-0705 (Piggyback – ongoing study) (Graceway Pharmaceuticals) Collaborators: Barry Leshin, MD, Primary Investigator

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: (*indicates an article/project that included a student or fellow under my supervision)

  1. Kahn A, Pottenger LA, Albertini JG, Taitz AD, Thonar EJ. Chemical stabilization of cartilage matrix. J Surg Res. 56(4):302-8, 1994 Apr.
  2. Beer K, Albertini J, Soltani K, Medenica M. Corps ronds in oral pemphigus vulgaris. Int J Dermatol. 33(3):190-1, 1994 Mar.
  3. Beer K, Albertini J, Medenica M, Busbey S. Fluoxetine-induced hypersensitivity. Arch Dermatol. 130(6):803-4, 1994 Jun.
  4. Beer KR. Lorincz AL. Medenica MM. Albertini J. Baron J. Drinkard L. Swartz T. Insecticide-induced lupus erythematosus. Int J Dermatol. 33(12):860-2, 1994 Dec.
  5. Albertini JG. Miller III OF. Tyler WB. Generalized ulcerative sarcoidosis: case report and review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 133(2): 204-9, 1997 Feb.
  6. Albertini JG. Ramsey ML. Delayed intranasal knot tying for composite grafts of the ala. J Am Acad Dermatol. 39(5 Pt 1):787-8, 1998 Nov.
  7. Meffert JJ. Albertini JG. Lentigo maligna melanoma and excisional biopsy techniques. Am Fam Physician. 59(5):1108, 1113,1116, 1999 Mar 1.
  8. Albertini JG. Maroon M. Tyler WB. Asymptomatic scalp nodule for twenty years: Large nodular trichoblastoma. Arch Dermatol.135(6):707, 1999 June.
  9. Albertini JG. Ramsey ML. Marks VJ. Temporal artery biopsy in a dermatologic surgery practice. Dermatol Surg. 25(6):501-508, 1999 June.
  10. Albertini JG, Maroon M, Tyler WB. Widespread pea-sized papules and gooseflesh plaques in a 44-year-old woman: Buschke-Ollendorff Syndrome. Arch Dermatol. 136(8):1055-60, 2000 August.
  11. *Albertini JG, Farley MF, Czarnik KL. Goat lab as alternative or adjunct to pig head model for practice cutaneous surgery. Dermatol Surg. 26(10):980-1, 2000 Oct.
  12. Albertini JG. Regarding the modified Burow’s wedge flap for upper lateral lip defects. Dermatol Surg. 26(10):981-2, 2000 Oct.
  13. *Elston DM, Osswald SS, Farley MF, Albertini JG. Carcinoma in situ of the penis (Bowen’s disease). Cutis. 66(6):417-8, 2000 December.
  14. Albertini JG. Gentian violet-dyed sutures improve intraoperative visualization. J Am Acad Dermatol 2001; 45:453-5.
  15. Albertini JG. The criss-cross, tie-over tacking suture. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28:188-9.
  16. Albertini JG, Holck, DEE, Farley MF. Zoon’s balanitis treated with Er:YAG laser ablation. Lasers Surg Med. 2002; 30(2):123-6.
  17. *Kupres K, Rasmussen SE, Albertini JG. Perforation rates for non-sterile examination gloves in routine dermatologic procedures. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(5);388-9.
  18. *Albertini JG, Elston DM, Smith SB, Libow LF, Farley MF. Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma: A case series, a comparative study of immunostains, an informative case report and a unique mapping technique. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(8):656-65.
  19. Kroumpouzos G, Frank EW, Albertini JG, et al. Lentigo maligna with spread onto oral mucosa. Arch Dermatol 2002; 138(9):1216-20.
  20. *Albertini JG, Welsch MJ, Conger LA, et al. Infantile digital fibroma treated with Mohs micrographic surgery. Dermatol Surg 2002; 28(10):959-61.
  21. *Smith SB, Farley MF, Albertini JG, Elston DM. Mohs micrographic surgery for granular cell tumor using S-100 immunostain. Dermatol Surg
    2002; 28(11):1076-8.
  22. *Osswald SS, Elston DM, Farley MF, Albertini JG, Cordero SC, Kalasinsky VF. Self-treatment of a basal cell carcinoma with black and yellow salves J Am Acad Derm 2005; 53(3):508-510.
  23. *Young RJ, Albertini JG. Atrophic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: Case report, review and proposed molecular mechanisms. J Am Acad Dermatol 2003;49(4):761-4.
  24. *Lambiase MC, Albertini JG, Gardner TL et al. Bowen’s disease of the nail bed presenting as longitudinal melanychia: Detection of HPV-56 DNA. Cutis 2003;72(4):305-9.
  25. Albertini JG. Mohs micrographic surgery pearls. Semin Cutan Med Surg 2004 23(3):184-195.
  26. Albertini JG. Commentary on: Aggressive Basal Cell Carcinoma With Invasion of the Parotid Gland, Facial Nerve and Temporal Bone. Dermatol Surg 2006;32:315.
  27. *Rhinehart B, Murphy M, Farley MF, Albertini JG. Sterile vs. non-sterile gloves for Mohs micrographic surgery: Infection rate is not affected. Dermatol Surg 2006;32:170-6.
  28. Elston DM, Farley MF, Albertini JG. Periungual squamous cell carcinoma: Photo quiz. Cutis 2006;78:173-4.
  29. *Albertini JG, Hansen J. Trilobed flap reconstruction for distal nasal skin defects. Dermatol Surg 2010;36:1726-1735.
  30. Albertini JG, Countryman NB. Delayed Treatment and Inadequate Surgical Margins for Invasive Melanoma in the Elderly. (Invited Commentary: Practice Gaps) JAMA Dermatology 2013;149(10):1158.
  31. Alam M, Shah AD, Ali S, et al (and on behalf of the Mohs Consensus Panel including Albertini JG). Floaters in Mohs micrographic surgery. Dermatol Surg 2013;39:1317-1322.
  32. *Claiborne JR, Albertini JG. Trilobed flap for inferior-medial alar defect. Dermatol Surg 2014;40.
  33. Jellinek NJ, Nguyen TH, Albertini JG. Paramedian forehead flap:advances, procedural nuances, and variations in technique. Accepted for publication to Dermatol Surg 11/2013.
  34. Connolly KL, Albertini JG, Miller CJ, Ozog DM. The Frost suture: Experience and applications. Accepted to Dermatol Surg 4/14.
  35. Albertini JG. Introduction to Special Issue on Reconstruction. Accepted to Dermatol Surg 6/14.

Invited Book Chapters/Reviews

  1. Peloro TM, Albertini JG, Ramsey ML. Delayed Intranasal Knot Placement in Alar Composite Grafts. In: Harahap, M. (Editor): Innovative Techniques in Skin Surgery. New York, NY, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2001.
  2. Albertini JG. Medical Scar Reconstruction. In: Holck DEE, Ng JD. (Editors): Evaluation and Treatment of Orbital Fractures: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Chapter 40. Philadelphia, PA, Elsevier Saunders, 2006.
  3. Albertini JG, Joseph AK, Leshin BL. Basics of a Mohs surgery practice. In: Mikhail G, Snow S. (Editors): Mohs Micrographic Surgery: 2nd edition. Chapter 1. New York, NY, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 2003.
  4. Miller CJ, Sobanko J, Albertini JG. Axial pattern and interpolation flaps. In: Avram M, Avram M, Ratner D. (Editors): Procedural Dermatology. Chapter
    19. New York, NY, McGraw-Hill, 2013. (Final revision accepted 3/25/13).

Electronic Media

  1. Albertini JG, Marks VJ, Cronin H. Temporal (Giant Cell) Arteritis. Medscape Reference. Updated March 20, 2014. Available at:
    http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1084911-overview.
  2. Seetharaman M, Albertini JG, Paget SA, Foster CS. Giant Cell Arteritis. Medscape Reference. Updated April 29, 2014. Available at:
    http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/332483-overview.

Abstracts/Scientific exhibits/Presentations at national meetings

  1. Albertini JG. Kahn A, Taitz AD, Thonar EJ, Pottenger LA. Chemical stabilization of cartilage matrix. Poster presentation. 1990 Sep; Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Medical Student Summer Research Forum.
  2. Kahn A, Pottenger LA, Albertini J, Thonar EJ, Taitz A. In Vitro Stabilization of Cartilage Matrix: Effect of Poly-L-Lysine and DTSP.
    Transactions 55th Annual Scientific Meeting, American College of Rheumatology, B42; Transactions Combined Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Societies of the USA, Japan and Canada, p.145.
  3. *James RP, Albertini JG, Farley MF, Vogel PS. Use of LET (Lidocaine,Epinephrine, Tetracaine) gel to reduce pain during Mohs micrographic surgery. Poster presentation. 2007 May 3; Naples FL: Annual Meeting American College of Mohs Surgery.
  4. *Claiborne JR, Albertini JG, Marks MW. The pursuit of conservative therapy for penile cancer. Poster presentation. 2011 Nov 17; Winston-Salem, NC: Division of Surgical Sciences of WFUSM 19th Annual Residents’ and Fellows’ Research Symposium.

FELLOWS ADVISED

The Skin Surgery Center, Winston Salem, NC
Fellowship, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery (American College of Mohs Surgery
approved 1-year fellowship; supervise one fellow per year)

Associate Director
2002-2003 LCDR Jeannette Matthews, MD

2003-2004 MAJ Joseph Wilde, MD

2004-2005 CDR Charles Toner, MD

2005-2006 LTC Richard James, MD

Fellowship, Procedural Dermatology (PGY-5 ACGME Accredited 1 year fellowship;
supervise one fellow per year)

Fellowship Director
2007-2008 Jason Hansen, MD

2008-2009 Darryl Hodson, MD

2009-2010 Nicholas B. Countryman, MD, MBA

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE

1996 Camp Counselor, Camp Horizon, Millville, PA (American Academy of Dermatology -sponsored 1-week summer camp for children ages 8-13 with significant skin disease)

1999 Activities Assistant, Camp Horizon, Millville, PA

2000 – 2002 Soccer Coach, recreational (Alamo Heights Fort Sam Houston Soccer, San Antonio, TX)

2002 – 2005 Soccer Coach, recreational (Optimist Soccer League, Winston-Salem, NC)
2005 – 2012 Soccer Coach, Challenge and Recreational Divisions, (Twin City Youth Soccer Association, Winston-Salem, NC)

2006 Level “E” License Soccer Coach, North Carolina Soccer Association (Jun 3-4, 2006)

2005 – 2011 Basketball Coach, recreational (West Central Community Center,
Winston-Salem, NC)

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