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Department of Dermatology

Department of Dermatology

Thomas Konia, M.D.

Thomas Konia received his bachelor degree in Biology from UC Irvine in 1991. He received his Doctor of Medicine in 1995, from the Chicago Medical School in Chicago, Illinois. After completing his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City in 1995 he completed his residency training in Pathology at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu in 2000. He completed his fellowship in Surgical Pathology at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California in 2001, and Dermatopathology at Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology/SUNY Downstate in 2008.

Currently, Thomas Konia serves as a Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor of Pathology for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Dermatology.

Dr. Konia's clinical responsibilities include general surgical and cytopathology with sub-specialty coverage of pulmonary, gynecology, pediatric, and bone and soft tissue services. His current research interests include the role of CD-44 and its variant isoforms as a prognostic marker in primary lung carcinoma.

Title: Clinical Professor

Clinical Interest: Surgical pathology, Dermatopathology

Research Interest: Interest role of CD-44 sub types as prognostic marker in primary lung carcinom

Specialty: Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Undergraduate Education: UC Irvine, Irvine, California, B.S. 1991

Medical Education: Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, M.D. 1995

Internships: University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 1995, Internal Medicine

Residency: University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii 1996 Pathology

Fellowships: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 2000, Pathology

Board Certifications: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 2000 and Dermatopathology 2008


Select Recent Publications:

  • Rodriquez, R, H Oswal, and T Konia. Incontinentia pigmenti: A case report poster presentation. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology, Seattle, Wash., October 20, abstract # 446.
  • Rodriquez, R, and T Konia. Coccidioidmycosis of the tongue. Archives of Pathology Laboratory Medicine, January, 129.
  • Zwerdling, T, J Ducore, D Taylor, D West, and T Konia. Rhabdomyoblastic pulmonary lesions in a patient with Wilms tumor: Choristoma or metastasis? Pediatric Blood and Cancer, May 30, published online.
  • Lakshminarayanan, R, and T Konia. Fibrous hamartoma of infancy: A case report with associated cytogenetic findings. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, April, 129(4):520-522.
  • Ashton-Sager, A, and T Konia. Tracheal stenosis due to cytomegalovirus. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, September, 1050-51.

To schedule an appointment and to see if Dr. Thomas Konia is accepting new patients please call: 916-734-6111