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Stephen Spates, M.D.

Work Experience

August 19, 2002 - present, The Dermatology Group, P.C. Director of Mohs Micrographic Surgery Center

Fellowship

Fellowship: Dermatologic (Mohs) Surgery, The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2001-2002). Denver, Colorado

Residency

Dermatology, The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1998- 2001). Denver, Colorado

Internship

Transitional Program, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center (1997-1998). Denver, Colorado

Education

M.D.: The University of Iowa College of Medicine (1993-1997). Iowa City, Iowa
B.A.: Economics and Biology, College of St. Thomas (1988-1992). Summa Cum Laude (GPA 4.0/4.0). St. Paul, Minnesota

Board Certification

Diplomat American Board of Dermatology

Hospital Staff

The Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, NJ (973) 429-6000
Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ (973) 450-2000
Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, NJ (973) 831-5000

Licensure & Accreditation

State of New Jersey medical license
State of Colorado medical license
State of New York physician license
State of Illinois physician and surgeon license
Member American Academy of Dermatology
Fellow American College of Mohs Surgery
Member American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Member International Society of Dermatologic Surgery
Cardiac Life Support Recertification

Honors & Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha (elected for membership junior year of medical school)
Oxford Clerkship recipient for The University of Iowa College of Medicine 1996-1997 (highest honor awarded by College of Medicine to senior medical student)
Chief Resident in dermatology at University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 2000-01

Publications

Spates ST, Mellette, JR, Fitzpatrick, J. Metastatic basal cell carcinoma. Dermatologic Surgery. 29(6): 650-652. June 2003.
Spates ST: Diagnostic Techniques. In Dermatology Secrets (2nd edition): Fitzpatrick JE, Aeling JL (eds). Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus. 2001, pp 15-22.
Spates ST, Gonzalez R, Gibbs P, Walsh P. Diagnosis and clinical management of skin cancer. Primary Care Case Reviews. 3(1): 27-35. March 2000.
Spates ST, Cullen JJ, Ephgrave KS, Hinkhouse MM. Effect of endotoxin on canine colonic motility and transit. J Gastrointest Surg. 2(4): 391-398. July-August 1998.
Cullen JJ, Spates ST, Ephgrave KS, Hinkhouse MM. Endotoxin temporarily impairs canine colonic absorption of water and sodium. J Surg Res. 74(1): 34-38. January 1998.
Wirthlin DJ, Cullen JJ, Spates ST, Conklin JL, Murray J, Caropreso DK, Ephgrave KS. Gastrointestinal transit during endotoxemia: the role of nitric oxide. J Surg Res. 60(2): 307-311. February 1996.
Wirthlin DJ, Cullen JJ, Spates ST, Conklin JL, Murray J, Caropreso SK, Ephgrave KS. Nitric oxide mediates the rapid gastrointestinal transit of Endotoxemia. Gastroenterlogy. 108(4). 1995 (AGA Abstracts)
Bach ML, Oberg CN, Bryant NA, Boleman JL. Ethics and Medicaid: A new look at an old problem. J Health Care Poor Undeserved. 2(4): 427-447. Spring 1992.

Presentations

"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy." Scripps Clinic and the University of California San Diego. La Jolla, California. July 13, 2009.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic and the University of California San Diego. La Jolla, California. July 13-17, 2009.
"Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", "Skin Surgery", and "Hair Disorders": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Cancun, Mexcio. February, 19-21, 2009.
"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy." Scripps Clinic and the University of California San Diego. La Jolla, California. July 14, 2008.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic and the University of California San Diego. La Jolla, California. July 14-19, 2008.
"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; 14th Annual American Society for Mohs Histotechnology Meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia. May 2, 2008.
"Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", "Skin Surgery", and "Hair Disorders": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Las Vegas, Nevada. September 28-30, 2007.
"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy." Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. July 12, 2007.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. July 9-13, 2007.
"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy." Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. June 14, 2006.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. June13-18, 2006.
"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy." Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. June 14, 2005.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. June13-18, 2005.
"Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", and "Skin Surgery": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Las Vegas, Nevada. March 31- April 2, 2005.
"Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", and "Skin Surgery": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Aruba. November 18-20, 2004.
"Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", and "Skin Surgery": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Atlantic City, New Jersey. September 24-26, 2004.
"Principles of Mohs Surgery"; Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy." Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. June 16, 2004.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. June 14-19, 2004.
"Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", and "Skin Surgery": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Seattle, Washington. June 11-13, 2004.
Expert guest on "Skin Cancer and Sun Protection" on Lou Adler's Heatlhy Minute radio talkshow syndicated on the CBS radio network. May/June 2004.
Expert guest on "Skin Cancer" on Brian Greenberg radio talkshow on 1360-AM WNJC. Vineland, New Jersey. April 1, 2004.
"Acneiform EruptiFaculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. July 14-18, 2003.ons", "Common Skin Cancers", and "Skin Surgery": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Cancun, Mexico. November 13-15, 2003.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. July 14-18, 2003.
Acneiform Eruptions", "Common Skin Cancers", and "Skin Surgery": faculty speaker at Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Miami Beach, Miami. March 13-15, 2003.
"Mohs Micrographic Surgery For Skin Cancer": Mountainside Hospital Clinical Staff Conference. Montclair, New Jersey. January 14, 2003.
"Mohs Micrographic Surgery For Skin Cancer": Mountainside Hospital Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Montclair, New Jersey. November 7, 2002.
"Mohs Micrographic Surgery For Skin Cancer": Clara Maas Hospital Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Belleville, New Jersey. October 23, 2002.
Faculty laboratory instructor and preceptor for Dr. Hugh Greenway's course "Cutaneous Surgery and Anatomy". Scripps Clinic. La Jolla, California. July 15-18, 2002.
"Viral Diseases", "Skin Signs of Systemic Disease", "Benign Tumors of the Skin", &"Dermatology Case Presentations": faculty speaker @ Medical Education Resources workshop "Dermatology for the Non-Dermatologist". Grand Bahama Island. January 31-February 2, 2002.
"Applications of the Double O to Z Repair For Dermatologic Surgery Reconstruction": Colorado Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting. Denver, Colorado. September 7, 2001.
"Xanthomatoses and Lipoprotein Disorders": The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds. Denver, Colorado. June 4, 2001.
"Cutaneous Surgical Anatomy": The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds. Denver, Colorado. September 19, 2000.
"Primary and Myeloma-Associated Amyloidosis": Colorado Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting. Denver, Colorado. September 8, 2000.
"Photosensitive Disorders": The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds. Denver, Colorado. December 13, 1999.
"Generalized Essential Telangiectasia": Colorado Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting. Denver, Colorado. September 17, 1999.

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