Kimberly Laurie Dumoff, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Director, Cardiac Pathology Service
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215-662-6503

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Clinical Expertise

General diagnostic pathology; gynecologic pathology; breast pathology


BS (Biochemical Sciences), State University of New York at Binghamton, 1996
MD (Medicine), State University of New York-Buffalo, 2000

Specialty Certification

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2005
Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology, 2006
Cytopathology Recertification, American Board of Pathology, 2016

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000-05
Fellow, Surgical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-04
Fellow, Cytopathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2005-06

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1995
Dean's List, State University of New York Buffalo, 1998

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Medical Association, 1996-2000
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2000-present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2000-present
American Society of Clinical Pathology, 2001-present
College of American Pathologists, 2001-present

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Selected Publications

Expulsion of Diffuse Adenomyosis following Uterine Artery Embolization

Kunchala S, Dumoff K, Shafique K, Kinson MS, Shlansky-Goldberg RD. J Vasc Interv Radiol 31(11):1908-1911, Nov 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2020.04.026. Epub 2020 Sep 25. PMID: 32981817.

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The "Far Left" of the Morphologic Spectrum of Ovarian High-grade Serous Carcinoma: Case Report of a Purely Noninvasive High-grade Serous Carcinoma Mimicking an Ovarian Serous Borderline Tumor

Katsakhyan L, Baraban EG, Dumoff KL, Burger RA, Parikh R, Cooper K. Int J Gynecol Pathol 40(2):175-179, Mar 2021. doi: 10.1097/PGP.0000000000000668. PMID: 32168063.

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Microglandular Adenosis: A Possible Non-Obligate Precursor to Breast Carcinoma With Potential to Either Luminal-Type or Basal-Type Differentiation

Damron AT, Korhonen K, Zuckerman S, Tchou J, Dumoff KL, Bleiweiss IJ, Nayak A. Int J Surg Pathol 27(7):781-787, Oct 2019. doi: 10.1177/1066896919845493. Epub 2019 May 2. PMID: 31046496.

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Mucinous Cystadenocarcinoma of the Breast: Report of 2 Cases Including One With Long-Term Local Recurrence

Nayak A, Bleiweiss IJ, Dumoff K, Bhuiya TA. Int J Surg Pathol 26(8):749-757, Dec 2018. doi: 10.1177/1066896918775810. Epub 2018 May 10. PMID: 29745281.

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Paget Cells in Endometrial and Endocervical Curettings in a Patient With Recurrent Vulvar Paget's Disease

Clayton EF, Rubin SC, Dumoff KL. Int J Surg Pathol 22(4):374-7, Jun 2014. doi: 10.1177/1066896913498819. Epub 2013 Aug 5. PMID: 23918905.

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Case report and review of lupus erythematosus cells in cytology fluids

Park JY, Malik A, Dumoff KL, Gupta PK. Diagn Cytopathol 35(12):806-9, Dec 2007. doi: 10.1002/dc.20758. PMID: 18008349.

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Extensive retraction artifact correlates with lymphatic invasion and nodal metastasis and predicts poor outcome in early stage breast carcinoma

Acs G, Dumoff KL, Solin LJ, Pasha T, Xu X, Zhang PJ. Am J Surg Pathol 31(1):129-40, Jan 2007. doi: 10.1097/01.pas.0000213316.59176.9b. PMID: 17197929.

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Low podoplanin expression in pretreatment biopsy material predicts poor prognosis in advanced-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix treated by primary radiation

Dumoff KL, Chu CS, Harris EE, Holtz D, Xu X, Zhang PJ, Acs G. Mod Pathol 19(5):708-16, May 2006. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.3800580. PMID: 16528371.

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Low D2-40 immunoreactivity correlates with lymphatic invasion and nodal metastasis in early-stage squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix

Dumoff KL, Chu C, Xu X, Pasha T, Zhang PJ, Acs G. Mod Pathol 18(1):97-104, Jan 2005. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.3800269. PMID: 15467716.

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Legionella maceachernii pneumonia in a patient with HIV infection 

Dumoff K, McGovern PC, Edelstein PH, Nachamkin I. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 50(2):141-5, Oct 2004. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2004.06.011. PMID: 15474325.

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