Bethesda Dermatopathology Lab, now part of U.S. Dermatology Partners, is pleased to welcome Fellowship-Trained Dermatopathologist, David Terrano, MD

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Fellowship-Trained Dermatopathologist David Terrano, MD joins Bethesda Dermatopathology, now a part of U.S. Dermatology Partners

Fellowship-Trained Dermatopathologist, Dr. David Terrano

David Terrano, MD

U.S. Dermatology Partners is excited to welcome Fellowship-Trained Dermatopathologist, Dr. David Terrano.

Dr. Terrano received his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 2011. His research focused on the molecular mechanisms of tumor cell death and he published several papers on the work and received external funding from the Department of Defense while a graduate student. He completed his anatomic and clinical pathology training at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by an intensive oncologic pathology fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and a Dermatopathology fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital. After training, Dr. Terrano quickly became the Medical Director at the largest independent Dermatopathology laboratory in Arizona, before joining BDL.

Well versed in the clinical and pathologic basis of skin disease, Dr. Terrano maintains a strong interest in the cutting edge molecular diagnostic techniques for cutaneous neoplasms, particularly rare melanocytic tumors. He is also a dedicated laboratory director who ensures that laboratory operations deliver the highest quality and most efficient diagnostic results. He enjoys creating strong relationships with Dermatologists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to provide patients with the best diagnosis and treatment.

Away from work, Dr. Terrano enjoys spending time with his wife and son, traveling, exercising outdoors, and, as a guitar enthusiast, learning to play songs by his favorite musicians.        

About Bethesda Dermatopathology Lab
For over 30 years, the physicians and staff at Bethesda Dermatopathology Lab have provided the most trusted, accurate, and actionable biopsy reports to help you diagnose and treat dermatology patients. BDL is a full-service dermatopathology lab dedicated to the evaluation of diseases of the skin, hair, nail, and oral cavity. As board-certified dermatopathologists, they are also board-certified either in dermatology or in anatomic pathology. Our training at premier academic institutions, passion for patient care, 24-hour results on most cases, and our responsive partnership with health care providers, are the reasons we are the largest and most trusted independent dermatopathology laboratory in the Mid-Atlantic area.

About U.S. Dermatology Partners
As one of the largest physician-owned dermatology practices in the country, U.S. Dermatology Partners’ patients not only have access to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatments through its coordinated care network, but also benefit from the practice’s strong dermatology subspecialty thought leaders and medical advisory board. To be the best partners to its patients, U.S. Dermatology Partners is fervently focused on providing the highest level of patient-first care, and its team, therefore, includes recognized national leaders in areas such as clinical research, psoriasis, and Mohs Surgery. To learn more, visit

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