David Frishberg, MD

Professor of Pathology Vice-Chair & Executive Director, Anatomic Pathology

Email: david.frishberg@cshs.org
Phone: 310-423-0021


  • Dermatopathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Thyroid Pathology

Education and Training

  • Medical school: George Washington University, Washington, DC
  • Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Chief Resident: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA
  • Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Dermatopathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • "Best practices" standards for reporting of cutaneous malignancy
  • Laboratory quality assurance
  • Applications of digitalized whole slide imaging for education and clinical consultation
  • Application of cytopathology to intraoperative consultation

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Lead author, College of American Pathologists cutaneous malignancy checklists
  • Member, CAP Cancer Committee, American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC)
  • Lead editor, CAP Surgical Pathology Performance Improvement Program
  • Past-president, Los Angeles Society of Pathologists
  • Vice-chair, CAP Surgical Pathology Committee
  • Chair, Medical Advisory Board, XIFIN/Path Central
  • Medical Advisor, Bioimagene-Ventana
  • Golden Apple Award For Excellence in Teaching


  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)
  • Thyroid Cancer Center of Excellence

Selected Publications

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