Victor Prieto, MD, PhD, FACP
Dr. Victor G. Prieto, MD, PhD is a tenured Professor of Pathology and Dermatology at the UT - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Dr. Prieto came in 1991 to New York Hospital – Cornell University to conduct a research fellowship in Dermatopathology under the supervision of Dr. Scott McNutt. During that time he conducted research on immunohistochemistry of cutaneous neoplasms and participation of Langerhans in cutaneous eruptions. He then completed a residency in Anatomic Pathology (New York Hospital and MSKCC), and a fellowship in Dermatopathology again with Dr. Scott McNutt. After completing his Dermatopathology training in 1996 he joined Dr. Christopher R. Shea at Duke University as an Assistant Professor. In 1999, Dr. Prieto joined the departments of Pathology and Dermatology and became the director of Dermatopathology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Since then he has reached the level of full professor and has set up the Dermatopathology fellowship at his institution. During 3 years he was the Medical Director of the Pathology Department. Dr. Prieto’s main research interests are adnexal, mesenchymal, and particularly melanocytic lesions, in particular the examination of sentinel lymph nodes.