Aleodor (Doru) Andea, M.D., MBA
University of Michigan
Dr. Andea is a Professor of Pathology and Dermatology and Director of the Dermatopathology Fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Dr. Andea's areas of expertise are Dermatopathology and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Andea received his M.D. from “Victor Babes” University of Medicine, Timisoara, Romania and completed an Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. This was followed by fellowships in Dermatopathology at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC and Oncologic Pathology and Molecular Pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. After completing his training, Dr. Andea joined the faculty of the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where he served as Director of the Dermatopathology Fellowship program, Medical Director of the In-situ Hybridization Laboratory and as Dermatopathology Section Head. In 2009 he received the “Leonard H. Robinson” Award for Excellence in Resident Education in Anatomic Pathology. At UAB Dr. Andea developed a research interest in the molecular biology of melanocytic neoplasms and precision molecular diagnostic tests for histologically ambiguous melanocytic tumors. While at UAB, Dr. Andea earned a Master of Business Administration degree from UAB School of Business.
At the University of Michigan, Dr. Andea has established and is leading the Molecular Dermatopathology Research Laboratory which functions as a dermatopathology core facility for skin cancer research and the Dermatopathology Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory providing clinical testing for melanocytic tumors. Dr. Andea has a particular interest in developing and improving ancillary molecular tests to help classify and predict prognosis in histologically ambiguous melanocytic tumors.