Georgia Dermatopathology Associates

Our People

The career professionals at Georgia Dermatopathology Associates represent years of experience and expertise in dermatopathology, histotechnology and office management. Our staff works tirelessly to represent the finest resource in the region for thorough evaluation, accurate assessment and reliable, fast reporting.


Michael S. Howard, M.D.

Founder, dermatopathologist and laboratory director of Georgia Dermatopathology Associates, Dr. Howard is responsible for Georgia Dermatopathology's diagnostic work, formal client relationships and coordination of certification inspections. He brings more than 15 years of training and experience in the medical sciences to his professional work. Read more...


drhowardAna Maria Abreu Velez, M.D., Ph.D.

Joined Georgia Dermatopathology Associates in 2007 as dermatologist, dermatoimmunologist and research scientist and brings to the practice an exceptional background in dermatology, dermatoimmunolgy, and medical research. She is responsible for all research activities and for ... Read more ...


Georgia Dermatopathology Associates benefits from the consultative expertise of dermatopathologist Bruce R. Smoller, M.D., of the University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock. Dr. Smoller is a former president of the American Society of Dermatopathology.

Difficult cases are reviewed at the GDA Dermatopathology Consensus Conference
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