Michael Viglione was born and raised in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor degree in Music at James Madison University in Virginia. He then went on to earn a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Virginia (U.Va.) working on paraneoplastic disorders related to small-cell lung carcinoma. This work stimulated his interest in medicine, so he went on to earn his M.D. degree at U.Va. as well. In 1997, he began residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and served as Chief resident during his final year of training. In 2001, he became a faculty assistant at Johns Hopkins and completed a fellowship in Surgical Pathology. The following year he completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at Hopkins under the guidance of Dr. Terry Barrett. In 2003, Michael joined a pathology group outside of Chicago, Consolidated Pathology Consultants, where he has become a partner and is currently the Director of Dermatopathology and Medical Director of their laboratory. Dr. Viglione has taught Neuroscience at Roosevelt University and mentors Dermatology residents and medical students at Loyola Medical Center and Rosalind Franklin Medical School in Chicago. He is a member of the Chicago Dermatologic Society, The American Society of Dermatopathology, The International Society of Dermatopathology, The Society for Melanoma Research and is an Affiliate member of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has a particular interest in melanocytic lesions and melanoma.
Biography Updated on 19 April 2011