Dale M. Frank, MD

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

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
6.078 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office: 215 662-6503
Fax: 215 349-5910


Specialty Division



AB (Undergraduate Degree), Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1986
MD (Medical Degree), Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, 1992

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), 1996

Postgraduate Training

Intern, Department of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), NY Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), 1992-1993
Resident, Department of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), NY Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), 1993-1995
Chief Resident, Department of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), NY Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), 1995-1996
Fellow, Department of Pathology (Surgical Pathology), NY Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), 1996-1996
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Pathology, NY Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), 1997-1997
Fellow, Department of Pathology (Hematopathology), NY Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell campus), 2003-2003

Awards and Honors

Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, Salzburg, Austria, 1986-1987
Markey Research Scholarship, Columbia University, Department of Medicine, 1995-1996
Salhany Clinical Teaching Award, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Society of Hematology, 2007 - Present
College of American Pathologists, 2007 - Present
Society for Hematopathology, 2015 - Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2016 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications

Monomorphic Post Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Presenting as Primary Cutaneous Marginal Zone Lymphoma

Rea B, Frank D, Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting, 2015

Emergence of clonal hematopoiesis in the majority of patients with acquired aplastic anemia

Babushok DV, Perdigones N, Perin JC, Olson TS, Ye W, Roth JJ, Lind C, Cattier C, Li Y, Hartung H, Paessler ME, Frank DM, Xie HM, Cross S, Cockroft JD, Podsakoff GM, Monos D, Biegel JA, Mason PJ, Bessler M, Cancer Genetics 208(4): 115-28, 2015, PMID:25800665

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Erythrodermic leukemia cutis in a patient with pre-B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Novoa R, Wanat K, Rosenbach M, Frey N, Frank DM, Elenitsas R, American Journal of Dermatopathology 37(8): 650-2, 2015, PMID:25436918

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Extracavitary Primary Effusion Lymphoma Initially Presenting With Hemophagocytic Lymphohistocytosis

Shah N, Harrison N, Stonecypher M, Frank D, Amorosa V, Svoboda J, Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia 14(5): e157-60, 2014, PMID:25027567

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t(14;18)-negative follicular lymphoma with a diffuse growth pattern and 1p36 deletion

King R, Morrissette J, Frank DM, Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology, Annual Meeting, Istanbul, 2014

A next-generation sequencing approach to capturing CEBPA: A hematologic malignancy sequencing panel capturing clinically useful targets.

Morrissette J, Zhao J, Bagg A, Frank D, Luger SM, Carroll M, Daber RD, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Annual Meeting, 2014

Plasmacytic post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder: a case series of nine patients

Karuturi M, Shah N, Frank D, Fasan O, Reshef R, Ahya VN, Bromberg M, Faust T, Goral S, Schuster SJ, Stadtmauer EA, Tsai DE, Transplant International 26(6): 616-22, 2013, PMID:23551167

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Evolution of CD4+ folliculotropic mycosis fungoides into an aggressive epidermotropic CD8+ large cell lymphoma coexpressing gamma-delta and aß TCRs

Choi S, Kim E, Schaffer A, Frank D, 49th Annual Meeting of The American Society of Dermatopathology, 2012

Aplastic anemia in a patient with sarcoidosis and pulmonary hypertension

Fesnak A, Frank D, Society for Hematopathology/European Association for Haematopathology, Annual Meeting, Lisbon, 2012

Acute onset of leg nodules in a sporotrichoid pattern: primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type

Evans KG, Abraham RM, Mihova D, Xu X, Frank DM, Rosenbach M, Kim EJ, Archives of Dermatology 148(10): 1199-200, 2012, PMID:23069960

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Myelofibrosis 2012: it’s complicated

Hubbeling HG, Frank DM, Hexner EO, Therapeutic Advances in Hematology 3(3): 131-46, 2012, PMID:23556120

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