Expert Pathologists

Academic Appointments

2016–2019 Dermatopathology Fellowship Program Director, Inform Diagnostics

2008–present Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Tufts University

Postdoctoral Training

2006–2007 Fellow, Dermatopathology, Drexel University

2002–2006 Resident, Anatomical/Clinical Pathology, Drexel University

2000–2002 Fellow, Experimental Medicine, McGill University, Canada

1997–2000 Family Physician and Clinic Manager, Saman Rural Clinic and Emergency Center, Saman, Iran


1997 MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences School of Medicine


2007 Dermatopathology

2006 Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Professional Societies

American Society of Dermatopathology

College of American Pathologists

New England Dermatological Society

Select Publications

Paniz-Mondolfi A, Singh R, Jour G, Mahmoodi M, Diwan AH, Barkoh BA, Cason R, Huttenbach Y, Benaim G, Galbincea J, Luthra R. Cutaneous carcinosarcoma and the EMT: to transition, or not to transition? That is the question. Virchows Arch. 2015 Mar; 466(3):359–60.

Paniz-Mondolfi A, Singh R, Jour G, Mahmoodi M, Diwan AH, Barkoh BA, Cason R, Huttenbach Y, Benaim G, Galbincea J, Luthra R. Cutaneous carcinosarcoma: further insights into its mutational landscape through massive parallel genome sequencing. Virchows Arch. 2014 Sep; 465(3):339–50.

Lim GF, Lim SJ, Mahmoodi M, Radfar A. Enlarging hyperpigmented nodule on the right calf. Pencil-core granuloma. Int J Dermatol. 2013 Aug; 52(8):933–4.

Wenson SF, Jessup CJ, Johnson MM, Cohen LM, Mahmoodi M. Primary cutaneous amyloidosis of the external ear: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 17 cases. J Cutan Pathol. 2012 Feb; 39(2):263–9.

Mahmoodi M, Ahmad A, Bansal C, Cusack CA. Palisaded neutrophilic and granulomatous dermatitis in association with sarcoidosis. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Apr; 38(4):365–8.

Stanko C, Grandinetti L, Baldassano M, Mahmoodi M, Kantor GR. Epidermotropic metastatic prostate carcinoma presenting as an umbilical nodule—Sister Mary Joseph nodule. Am J Dermatopathol. 2007 Jun; 29(3):290–2.

Mahmoodi M, Zhang S, Salim S, Hou JS, Garcia FU. Lipofuscin pigment can be used as a prognostic marker in prostatic adenocarcinoma. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2006 Oct; 10(5):257–62.

Salim S, Liu B, Mahmoodi M, Asad H, Hou SJ. Tactile-like corpuscles in gastric mucosa: a case report. World J Surg Oncol. 2006 Jul 5; 4:39.

Mahmoodi M, Asad H, Salim S, Kantor G, Minimo C. Anti-cytokeratin 20 staining of Merkel cells helps differentiate basaloid proliferations overlying dermatofibromas from basal cell carcinoma. J Cutan Pathol. 2005 Aug; 32(7):491–5.

Mahmoodi M, Sahebjam S, Smookler D, Khokha R, Mort JS. Lack of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases-3 results in an enhanced inflammatory response in antigen-induced arthritis. Am J Pathol. 2005 Jun; 166(6):1733–40.

Mahmoodi M, Swami VK, Besa EC, Punnett HH. A second case of myelodysplastic syndrome with t(9;12)(q22;p12).Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2005 Mar; 157(2):187–8.

Mahmoodi M, Tanev SS, Punnett HH, Crilley P, Hou JS. Translocation (16;18)(p13;q21.3) in follicular lymphoma. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2004 Oct 15; 154(2):160–2.