Galina Stetsenko, MD, mha

Resident Physician, Division of Dermatology

Contact Information

UW Dermatology Division
1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 356524
Seattle, WA 98195-6524
Messages: 206-685-6120
Continuity Clinic: Harborview

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Education and Training

Dermatology Residency, University of Washington, 2010-present
Surgery Resident, University of Hawaii, 2009-2010
Pathology Residency, University of Washington, 2006-2009
Pathology Residency, University of New Mexico, 2005-2006
MHA, University of Washington, 2005
MD, University of Washington, 2004
BS, Biology, Gonzaga University, 1998, 2002

Scholarly Activities

Poster: Granulomatous variant of scleromyxedema presenting as a drug eruption (submitted to AAD 7/13/12; revised as manuscript, case report)

Poster: Treatment of Diffuse cutaneous Langerhans cell histiocytosis (submitted to AAD 7/13/12)

Poster: Diffuse truncal skin induration and ulcerations due to pentazocine induced calcinosis cutis (poster at 2011 AAD; case report to be submitted)

Case study: P63 correlates with poor prognosis in MCC (in revision)

Original study: Nail avulsion for non-dermatophyte infections (in progress)

Case report, manuscript: Merkel cell carcinoma in situ arising in association with trichilemmoma (in progress)

Case report, manuscript: Merkel cell carcinoma arising in association with a trichilemmal cyst (in progress)

Case report, literature review: Perianal ulcers as a presenting feature of histoplasmosis (in progress)

Case report: Angiosarcoma presenting as solid facial edema (in progress)

Formal Presentations

"GVHD and solid organ transplantation", Grand Rounds September 2011
"Late onset acantholytic dyskeratosis after trauma suggestive of segmental Darier's disease", ASDP October 2011
"Diffuse truncal skin induration and ulcerations due to pentazocine induced calcinosis cutis", AAD March 2012
"Greatest Cases", Grand rounds May 2012

Representative Publications

Bertagnolli ME, Hudson LA, Stetsenko GY.. Selective association of the tyrosine kinases Src, Fyn and Lyn with integrin-rich actin cytoskeletons of activated, nonaggregated platelets.. Biochemical Biophysical Research Communications.1999 Jul; 260(3): 790-798. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 10403844.

Stetsenko GY, McFarlane R, Kalus A, Olerud J, Cherian S, Fromm J, George E and Argenyi Z. CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm: report of a rare variant with a T-cell receptor gene rearrangement. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.2008 Jun; 35(6): 579-84. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18005171.

Stetsenko GY, Vary JC, Olerud J and Argenyi ZB. Unusual granulomatous variant of scleromyxedema. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.2008 Aug; 59(2): 346-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18485525.

Stetsenko GY, Zlotoff BJ, Padilla RS. Polarizable material as a clue. The American Journal of Dermatopathology.2007 Aug; 29(4): 414-415, 419-20. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 17667181.

"The UW Dermatology Program is a wonderful place to be at and to train. It has many attractive features, most important of which are the people, wealth and diversity of clinical cases and stimulating academic environment. The quality and character of dermatologists is what attracted me the most to the UW. The attendings are most supportive and caring, highly knowledgeable and inspiring human beings. They are outstanding clinicians, mentors and role models. The staff is nurturing and flexible, fellow residents are real comrades, are always trying to help and are team players. The academic environment provides vigorous multi-site inpatient and outpatient clinical training with its numerous opportunities to undertake research projects and partake in basic science investigations."

- Galya Stetsenko, MD, MHA

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