Michi shinohara, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology

Contact Information

UW Dermatology Center
4225 Roosevelt Way NE, 4th Floor
Box 354697
Seattle, WA 98105-6920
Clinic: 206-598-4067
Fax: 206-598-2267


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Education and Training

Fellowship in Dermatopathology, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011
Dermatology Residency, University of Washington, 20062009 (Chief resident 20082009)
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington Department of Internal Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2002-2005
M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA, 1998-2002
B.A. Biochemistry, Reed College, Portland OR, 1990-1994

Clinical Interests and Specialties

Cutaneous lymphomas; Complex and general medical dermatology; Teaching and medical education

Representative Publications and Presentations

  1. Zhao G, Chamberlain MC, Khot SP, Shustov A, Olerud JE, Shinohara MM.  Central nervous system involvement in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: 2 illustrative cases and a review of current literature. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 2014 Feb;14(1):e25-30.

  2. Biesbroeck LK, Scott JD, Taraska C, Moore E, Falsey RR, Shinohara MM. Direct acting antiviral-associated dermatitis during chronic Hepatitis C virus treatment. Am J Clin Dermatol, 2013.
  3. Falsey RR, Kinzer MH, Hurst S, Kalus A, Pottinger P, Duchin JS, Zhang J, Noble-Wang J, Shinohara MM. Cutaneous inoculation of nontuberculous mycobacteria during professional tattooing: a case series and epidemiologic study. Clin Infect Dis, 2013 Sep;57(6):e143-7.
  4. Shinohara MM, Tozbikian G, Wolfe JT, Shin SJ, Mies C, Elenitsas R. Metastatic breast carcinoma with clear cell features. J of Cutan Pathol, 2013 Aug;40(8):753-7.
  5. Stewart CL, Adler DJ, Jacobson A, Brod BA, Shinohara MM, Seykora JT, Elenitsas R, Rosenbach M. Equestrian perniosis: A report of 2 cases and review of the literature. Am J Dermatopathol. 2013;35(2):237-40.
  6. Yang P-Z, Anastas JN, Toroni RA, Shinohara MM, Goodson JM, Bosserhoff AK, Chien AJ, Moon RT. WLS inhibits melanoma cell proliferation through the β-catenin signaling pathway and induces spontaneous metastasis. EMBO Mol Med 2012;4(12):1294-307.
  7. Shinohara MM, Nguyen J, Gardner J, Rosenbach M, Elenitsas R. The histopathologic spectrum of decorative tattoo complications. J of Cutan Pathol. 2012;39(12):1110-8.
  8. Friedman BJ, Jambusaria A, Shinohara MM, Elenitsas R, Frey N, Morrissette J, Rosenbach M. Isolated cutaneous extramedullary relapse of leukemia confirmed by FISH analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012;67(4):e162-4.
  9. Eminger L, Shinohara MM, Elenitsas R, Halpern AV, Heymann W. Giant Cell Fibroblastoma Mimicking a Soft Fibroma Arising Within a Dermatofibrosarcoma Protruberans. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012;67(4):e137-9.
  10. Eminger L, Shinohara MM, Kim EK, Heymann W. Clinicopathologic challenge: Acral Lymphomatoid Papulosis. Int J Dermatol. 2012;51:531-534.

Shinohara MM, Miller CJ, Seykora JT. Pigmented fruiting bodies and birefringent crystals in a surgical wound: A clue to Aspergillus niger wound infection (2011). J Cutan Pathol 38:604-606.

Shinohara MM, Deubner H, Argenyi ZB. S100, HMB-45, and Melan-A negative primary melanoma (2009). Derm Online J 15:7.

Shinohara MM, Davis C, Olerud J. Concurrent antiphospholipid syndrome and cutaneous sarcoidosis due to interferon alfa and ribavirin treatment for hepatitis C (2009). J Drugs Dermatol 8:870-872.

Shinohara MM and George E. Scedosporium apiospermum: an emerging opportunistic pathogen that must be distinguished from Aspergillus and other hyalohyphomycetes (2008). J Cutan Path, 36 S1:39-41.

For a complete listing of all publications, please email drmadmin@uw.edu

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