Dr. Konia's clinical responsibilities include general surgical and cytopathology with sub-specialty coverage of pulmonary, gynecology, pediatric, and bone and soft tissue services. His current research interests include the role of CD-44 and its variant isoforms as a prognostic marker in primary lung carcinoma.
M.D., Chicago Medical School, Chicago IL 1995
B.S., UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1991
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City UT 1995-1996
Internal Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI 1996-2000
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 2000-2001
Dermatology, Suny Downstate/Ackerman Academy of Dermatology Pathology, New York NY 2007-2008
American Board of Dermatology, Dermatopathology, 2008
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2001
Select Recent Publications
Afify AM, Tate S, Durbin-Johnson B, Rocke DM, Konia T. Expression of CD44s and CD44v6 in lung cancer and their correlation with prognostic factors. Int J Biol Markers. 2011 Jan-Mar;26(1):50-7.
Chambers CJ, Konia T, Burrall B, Fung MA, Sharon V. Unilateral prickly palmar papules. Punctate porokeratotic keratoderma (PPK). Arch Dermatol. 2011 May;147(5):609-14.
Maselli RA, Arredondo J, Cagney O, Mozaffar T, Skinner S, Yousif S, Davis RR, Gregg JP, Sivak M, Konia TH, Thomas K, Wollmann RL. Congenital myasthenic syndrome associated with epidermolysis bullosa caused by homozygous mutations in PLEC1 and CHRNE. Clin Genet. 2011 Nov;80(5):444-51. Epub 2010 Dec 22.
Tuerk M, Cheng LS, Konia T, Armstrong AW. Umbilicated erythematous papules in an immunocompromised patient. Lancet Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;11(6):488.
Barr KL, Konia TH, Fung MA. Lupus erythematosus-like imiquimod reaction: a diagnostic pitfall. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Apr;38(4):346-50. Epub 2010 Aug 18.
Mouadeb DA, Belafsky PC, Birchall M, Hood C, Konia T, Pinkerton KE. The effects of allergens and tobacco smoke on the laryngeal mucosa of guinea pigs. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 140(4): 493-7. 2009
Zwerdling T, Konia T, Silverstein M. Congenital, single system, single site, Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a new case, observations from the literature, and management considerations. Pediatr Dermatol, 26(1): 121-6. 2009
Chiou HL, Moon-Grady A, Rodriguez R, Konia T, Parrish M, Milstein J. A rare lethal combination of premature closure of the foramen ovale and dtransposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum. Int J Cardiol, 138-40. 2008
Abidi A, Menn K, Sherman A, Konia T, Azodi M. Cervical carcinosarcoma: a case report. J Reprod Med, 53(2): 138-40. 2008
Guiou M, Hall WH, Konia T, Scudder S, Leiserowitz G, Ryu JK. Primary clear cell adenocarcinoma of the rectovaginal septum treated with concurrent chemoradiation therapy: a case report. Int J Gynecol Cancer, 138-40. 2007