Dr. Patrick Rush is a board-certified Harvard-trained Dermatopathologist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology, and board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.
Dr. Rush completed a post-sophomore fellowship in pathology where his research included work on angiosarcoma and thyroid carcinoma, and digital pathology initiatives. He subsequently completed residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison Wisconsin. He then finished a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Harvard Dermatopathology Program with training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Woman’s Hospital and Beth-Israel Deaconess Hospital. During medical school, residency, and fellowship he served as a Captain in the Army National Guard.
His research has included work on novel neuroendocrine tumor markers and tumor progression in angiosarcoma. He has numerous medical scientific publications, including original articles, reviews, and book chapters. He is a member of the digital pathology and social media subcommittees for the American Society of Dermatopathology and is an AdHoc reviewer for the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology.
Dr. Rush practices as a Dermatopathologist and surgical pathologist with special focus in cutaneous, gastrointestinal and head & neck pathology, and is an active member of the dermatopathology education for the Virginia Tech Carilion Dermatology Residency. Currently, he serves as the Technical Director for the histology laboratory. Dr. Rush lives in Roanoke, VA with his wife and daughter and his hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, and martial arts.
Svoboda S, Rush P, Garofola C, Grider D, Prickett K, Phillips M. Squamoid Eccrine Ductal Carcinoma. Cutis. 2021 Jun;107(6):E5-E9. doi: 10.12788/cutis.0280
Zhang AJ, Rush PS, Tsao H, Duncan LM. BRCA1-associated protein (BAP1)-inactivated melanocytic tumors. J Cutan Pathol. 2019;46:965–972.
Sharghi K, Ramey N, Rush P, Grider D. Endometriosis of the Eyelid, an Extraordinary Extra-abdominal Location Highlighting the Spectrum of
Disease. Am J Dermpath 41(8): 593-595, 2019.