1822 North Main St., Suite 302, Fall River, MA 02720, US
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New England Tissue Issue, Inc.

Boutique Dermatopathology laboratory services

Erin O'Leary MD

Educational Background

 

Board Certifications: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Dermatopathology 
Education: M.D., Albany Medical College (Albany, NY)

Internship: Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Albany Medical College (Albany, NY)
Residency: Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Albany Medical College (Albany, NY)
Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Bronx, NY)

About Dr. O'Leary

Dr. Erin O’Leary completed medical school in 2002 after participating in the Combined Siena College/Albany Medical College B.A./M.D. Program in Science, Humanities & Medicine. As part of the curriculum, she participated in multiple volunteer and service activities, including summers of volunteer community and medical service in rural Kenya and Uganda. After a clinical internship, Dr. O’Leary decided to pursue a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. During her training, she developed a passion for Dermatopathology, which she then studied with highly regarded mentors in the Bronx and Port Chester, NY. Prior to co-founding New England Tissue Issue with Drs. Vinovrski and Wilkel in 2010, Dr. O’Leary gained experience overseeing the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Labs at Morton Medical Center in Taunton, MA, as well as providing General Pathology and Dermatopathology coverage at a number of southern New England community hospitals. Since training, Dr. O’Leary has regularly participated in teaching Dermatology and Pathology residents, including those from Roger Williams Medical Center and Rhode Island Hospital. She is a member of multiple medical societies, including the College of American Pathologists, American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, New England Dermatological Society, Rhode Island Dermatology Society and Massachusetts Medical Society, amongst others. 

Todd Vinovrski MD

Educational Background

 

Board Certifications: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Dermatopathology  

Education: M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA)
Residency: Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hahneman University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) 

Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Roger Williams Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine (Providence, RI)

About Dr. Vinovrski

Dr. Todd Vinovrski completed a combined BS in Biochemistry and MD in Allopathic medicine in 2003 after participating in the Combined Wilkes University (Guthrie Scholars)/Drexel University College of Medicine Program. As part of the curriculum, he participated in basic science research studying Lung Cancer at the Guthrie Clinic Foundation/Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA.  Dr. Vinovrski also spent time working as a chemist in an industrial setting doing quality control work. During his combined medical training, he realized his interest in using quality measures along with objective medical data points to better deliver clinical care and chose to explore a residency in laboratory medicine.  It is during this time that he developed an interest in Dermatopathology. As many diagnoses hinge on clinical-pathologic correlation, this field seemed uniquely suited to him. Prior to co-founding New England Tissue Issue with Drs. O'Leary and Wilkel in 2010, Dr. Vinovrski functioned as the Hematopathology director at Roger Williams Medical Center as well as performing routine Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology services on a daily basis. Dr. Vinovrski was simultaneously active in teaching Dermatology Residents and Dermatopathology Fellows as an Assistant professor with Boston University School of Medicine at the Roger Williams Medical Center training site. He is constantly working on improving the laboratory workflow with safer and more robust quality systems.  When away from the lab he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and young son.  

Caroline Wilkel MD

Educational Background

  

Board Certifications: Dermatology, Dermatopathology
Education: M.D., University of Connecticut Health Sciences Center (Farmington CT)

Internship & Residency: Medicine, Washington Hospital Center (Washington, DC)
Residency: Dermatology, Brown University (Providence, RI)
Fellowship: Dermatopathology, Roger Williams Hospital/Brown University (Providence, RI)

About Dr. Wilkel

  

After completion of residency training, Dr. Wilkel became part of the teaching faculty of Roger Williams Hospital and the Brown University Affiliated Hospitals. She was the program director of the dermatopathology residency training program for thirteen years and has contributed to the education of many medical students and residents. Dr. Wilkel was also part of the teaching faculty at the American Academy of Dermatology yearly national meetings. As a private practice dermatologist for over 25 years, she served the medical community of southern New England. Dr. Wilkel was named by her peers as a “Top Doc” in Rhode Island Monthly Magazine multiple times. After founding New England Tissue Issue, Inc with her peers, Dr. Wilkel has devoted her diagnostic skills now solely behind the microscope. She has a passion for gardening, paddle boarding, tennis, cooking and dogs.