Expert Pathologists

Jyoti Kapil, MD

Director of Quality Assurance, Dermatopathology

Professional Experience

2024-Present Director of Quality Assurance, Fulgent Genetics

2018-2021 Head of Education, Inform Diagnostics

2013-2015 Director of Dermatopathology, Department of Pathology and Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia

Academic Appointments

2016-2021 Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Dermatology Department of Internal Medicine, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

2013-2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Virginia

2013-2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Dermatology, Hunter Homes McGuire VA Medical Center

Postdoctoral Training

2012-2013 Fellow, Dermatopathology, MD Anderson Cancer Center

2008-2012 Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, George Washington University


2008 MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED, 6-year BS/MD Program)


2013 Dermatopathology

2012 Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Professional Societies

American Society of Dermatopathology

  • Assistant Director, Case of the Month Program
  • Member, Maintenance of Certification Committee

Select Publications

Wanner B, Cusick A, Kapil JP, D’Addario S. TP53 Mutated Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma Responsive to Sonidegib. Skin 2021 Jan; 5(1):37-40.

Braswell DS, Abdulaziz H, Walker A, Sokumbi O, Kapil JP, Motaparthi K. Lichenoid granulomatous dermatitis revisited. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Nov; 81(5):1157-1164.

Herold M, Nielson CB, Braswell D, Merkel K, Walker A, Auerback J, Kapil JP, Motaparthi K. Clinicopathologic comparison of Rowell syndrome, erythema multiforme and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Dec;81(6): 1435-1438.

Vertes E, Kapil JP, Motaparthi K. Comparison of the inflammatory infiltrates in tumoral melanosis, regressing nevi and regressing melanoma. Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 Jul;41(7):480-487.

Motaparthi K, Kapil JP, Plaza JA. Verrucous candidiasis of the Orolabial Mucosa: A Clinicopathologic Series. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Oct;44(10):815-818.

Motaparthi K, Kapil JP, Velazquez E. Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Review of the 8th Edition of American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging Guidelines, Prognostic Factors and Histopathologic Variants. Adv Anat Pathol. 2017 Jul;24(4):171-194.

Motaparthi K. Kapil JP, Hsu S. Eosinohpilic Folliculitis in Association with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia:

A Clinicopathologic Series. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 May27;3(3):263-268.

Jackson CR, Minca EC, Kapil JP, Smith SC, Billings SD. Superficial Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor with Overlying Intradermal Melanocytic Nevus Mimicking Spindle Cell Melanoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2016 Dec;43(12):1220-1225.

Pace C, Kapil JP, Wolfe LG, Kaplan BJ, Neifeld JP. Desmoplastic Melanoma: Clinical Behavior and Management Implications. Eplasty. 2016 Jan 11;16 e3.

Ramani N, Curry JL, Kapil JP, Rapini RP, Tetzlaff MT, Prieto VG, Torres-Cabala CA. Panniculitis with Necrotizing Granulomata in a Patient on BRAF Inhibitor (Dabrafenib) Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma. American Journal of Dermatopathology. 2015 Aug; 37(8):e96-9.

Patino W, Hutchens K, Kapil JP, Chiou Y, Gottlieb G. Eosinophilic Cytoplasmic Inclusion Bodies in Vesicular Multinucleated Melanocytes: A Clue for the Diagnosis of Benign Melanocytic Lesions. American Journal of Dermatopathology. 2012 Jun; 34(4):424-7.

Kapil JP, Proia A, Puri PK. Lesions of the Lacrimal Caruncle with an Emphasis on Oncocytoma. American Journal of Dermatopathology. 2011 May; 33(3):227-35.

Shaia J, Kerr B, Saini A, Roberti F, Kapil JP, Jones R, Aragon-Ching JB. MALT Lymphoma of the Dura Presenting As Meningioma. South Med J. 2010 Sep; 103(9):950-2.

Book Chapter

Kapil JP and Reimann J. Dermatopathology Chapter in Molecular Oncology Testing for Solid Tumors. Idowu MO, Dumur CI, Garrett CT. 2015. 567-617. Springer. New York, NY.