Our Dermatopathologists are highly trained, Board-Certified physicians with a combination of training in both dermatology (the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair and nail diseases) and pathology (identification of diseases microscopically). Our commitment is to deliver a definitive and accurate report to your physician so they can continue providing the highest quality of care to you. Our dermatopathologists are also available to review and discuss any case with a referring physician to ensure that any questions are addressed and the results clearly communicated.
Medical Director of Dermatopathology Services
Luis R. Flores, M.D. is a Board Certified dermatopathologist, practicing for the past 19 years in dermatopathology, with a subspecialty in anatomical and clinical pathology. Dr. Flores completed his fellowship training in dermatopathology at West Virginia University and The Dermatopathology Laboratory, in Pittsburgh PA under the directorship of Drs. Edward Abel and Alan Silverman. Dr. Flores also trained in surgical pathology at the Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston MA and held a position as Assistant Professor in anatomic and clinical pathology in the academic sector within the West Virginia University Health Care System.
With a focus on patient care, Dr. Flores supports and promotes continuing education with residency programs and has an excellent rapport and reputation with many dermatologists and dermatological experienced health care providers. Dr. Flores is a native Pittsburgher, recently relocating back from Chicago with his wife, and son, Rocco.
Dr. Kozovska joined Rabkin Dermatopathology Laboratory in 2005 and was appointed Medical Director in 2018. Dr. Kozovska received her M.D. degree with honors from the National Medical University in Kiev, Ukraine and a Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Cell Biology and Morphology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria. Dr. Kozovska completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, followed by a fellowship in Dermatopathology at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Kozovska has performed extensive research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria, the National Institute of Neuroscience in Tokyo, Japan, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Kozovska is Board Certified in both Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. She is a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology, the International Society of Dermatopathology, and she has published multiple articles.
Dr. Ali earned her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) in Rootstown, Ohio as part of a 6-year accelerated BS/MD program. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Akron General Medical Center Akron, OH, followed by a dermatology residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and completed her fellowship in dermatopathology at Wake Forest University.
In addition to dermatopathology, Dr. Ali is clinically active as a practicing dermatologist and is board certified in both specialties. She has been involved in teaching dermatology residents at Wake Forest University as an adjunct professor and has been involved in teaching dermatology residents in Pittsburgh.
Dr. Ali is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, and International Society of Dermatopathology and has presented at national and international dermatopathology meetings.
Dr. Daniel Teague completed undergraduate training in Ohio before starting his medical education and training in the Southeast. He attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine followed by his intern year and residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Teague completed a fellowship in Surgical and Oncological Pathology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He next completed a Dermatopathology fellowship at Wake Forest Medical Center under the tutelage of Dr. Omar Sangueza. For nearly a decade following training, Dr. Teague has practiced dermatopathology in both private and corporate-owned laboratories.
Throughout his medical training and dermatopathology work, Dr. Teague has authored and co-authored several medical journal articles. He has also engaged in instructing medical students, interns, and dermatology and pathology residents in the field of dermatopathology in several states.When not working in the world of dermatopathology, Dr. Teague enjoys reading, coaching, fishing, bicycling, gardening, and, most importantly, spending time with his wife and seven children.