KDL Pathologists

EXPERIENCE YOU CAN TRUST
Recognized experts in hard to diagnose skin lesions, KDL dermatopathologists have an impeccable reputation nationwide for delivering high quality, physician centered, and patient focused service to our clients and their patients. KDL receives requests for consultation from other physicians and laboratories nationwide. KDL pathologists have teaching appointments at major medical centers and maintain an active research program, advancing the diagnosis and treatment of melanoma and other skin disorders.

KDL Pathologists

Dr. Paul Googe, founder of KDL, is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathology. Dr. Googe is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He received his pathology and dermatopathology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Googe is Clinical Professor of Pathology at Vanderbilt University and at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine. Dr. Googe is a former President of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine and East Tennessee Dermatology Society. Dr. Googe has more than 50 book and article publications and is a frequent guest speaker.
Dr. Jamshed Haq Dr. Jamshed Haq is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.  Dr. Haq attended medical school at King Edward Medical College in Pakistan and completed a residency in internal medicine at the Services Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his medical education with an internship at Petersburg General Hospital in Petersburg, VA and received his pathology training at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Timothy Powers is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Ophthalmology by the American Boards of Pathology and Ophthalmology. Dr. Powers graduated from the Quillen-Dishner College of Medicine. He received his pathology training at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and completed a Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Adjunct Dermatopathologists

Dr. Joshua Gapp is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. Dr. Gapp received his M.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. He completed both his fellowship in dermatopathology and residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he served as chief resident in Anatomic and Clinical pathology. He is currently completing an executive MBA from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Gapp was formerly a dermatopathologist with Associated Pathologists, an affiliate of PathGroup, in Nashville, TN.

Consulting Dermatopathologist

Martin Mihm, Jr. M.D. Dr. Mihm is considered an international expert in the field of pigmented lesions, lymphoma and cutaneous inflammatory disease. Dr. Mihm is currently the Director of the Melanoma Program at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and the Associate Director of the Melanoma Program at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, both in Boston, MA. Dr. Mihm received his M.D. from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. He completed his dermatology residency and fellowship in pathology at the Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mihm is a Clinical Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Albany Medical College of NY as well as a consultant at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Mihm is a contributing editor of ‘American Journal of Dermatopathology’, ‘Journal of Cutaneous Pathology’, ‘Surgical Pathology’, and Fitzpatrick’s ‘Journal of Clinical Dermatology’. Dr. Mihm is the author of more than 550 publications, including books, articles, and chapters.

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800.772.0951
865.584.1933
clientservices@kdlpathology.com
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