Cynthia Magro, M.D.

Dermatopathology
Cynthia Magro

Dr. Cynthia Magro is Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College and Director of the Comprehensive Dermatopathology Service of the Weill Medical College located in the upper east side of Manhattan. Dr. Magro received her training at Harvard medical School. She is internationally known in dermatopathology, having co-authored over 250 papers, several book chapters and three textbooks the Melanocytic Proliferation, the Cutaneous Lymphoid proliferation, and Cutaneous Biopsy Interpretation and is an co-editor on the Barnhill Textbook of Dermatopathology. Her expertise has focused on the pathologic assessment of cutaneous autoimmune disease, viral disease, immunofluorescence, drug reactions, benign, atypical neoplastic lymphocytic infiltrates of the skin and problematic melanocytic proliferations. In addition she has expertise in the area of non-neoplastic lung disease where she has functioned as the senior author on several papers in the areas of pulmonary vasculitis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and lung transplantation. She has also developed a novel approach to the evaluation of non-neoplastic inflammatory lung disease via direct immunofluorescent techiniques which has been published in the new 2008 book Pulmonary Pathology (Churchill Liningstone). Dr. Cynthia Magro has been listed in the New York Times, Super Doctors for 2008-2012. She is also listed in Top Doctors: New York Metro Area in Castle Connolly Medical Limited for 2010 and 2011. She is a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology and United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicare
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]

Publications

Magro CM, Wang X, Subramaniyam S, Darras N, Mathew S: Cutaneous double-hit B-Cell lymphoma: An aggressive Form of B-Cell lymphoma with a propensity for cutaneous dissemination. Am J Dermatopathol 2013 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Magro CM, Wang X, Subramaniyam S, Darras N, Mathew S: Cutaneous double-hit B-Cell lymphoma: An aggressive form of B-Cell lymphoma with a propensity for cutaneous dissemination. Am J Dermatopathol Jul 31, 2013.

Magro CM, Iwenofu H, Nuovo GJ: Paraneoplastic scleroderma-like tissue reactions in the setting of an underlying plasma cell dyscrasia: a report of 10 cases. Am J Dermatopathol 35:561-8, 2013.

Shendrik I, Crowson AN, Magro CM: Follicular cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: an under-recognized neoplasm arising from hair appendage structures.  Br J Dermatol 169:384-8, 2013.

Gulati CM, Satlin MJ, Magro CM, Kirou KA: Two systemic lupus erythematosus patients with severe pleurisy: similar presentations, different causes. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:1005-13, 2013.

Magro CM, Wang X: Cocaine-associated retiform purpura: a c5b-9-mediated microangiopathy syndrome associated with enhanced apoptosis and high levels of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 expression. Am J Dermatopathol 35:722-30, 2013.

Magro CM, Wang X: CCL5 expression in panniculitic T-cell dyscrasias and its potential role in adipocyte tropism. Am J Dermatopathol 35:332-7, 2103.

Magro CM, Yang A, Fraga G: Blastic marginal zone lymphoma: a clinical and pathological study of 8 cases and review of the literature. Am J Dermatopathol 35:319-26, 2013.

Plaza JA, Feldman AL, Magro C: Cutaneous CD30-positive lymphoproliferative disorders with CD8 expression: a clinicopathologic study of 21 cases. J Cutan Pathol 40:236-47, 2013.

Sagransky MJ, Deng AC, Magro CM: Primary cutaneous langerhans cell sarcoma: a report of four cases and review of the literature. Am J Dermatopathol 35:196-204, 2013.

Jacobs SE, Soave R, Shore TB, Satlin MJ, Schuetz AN, Magro C, Jenkins SG, Walsh TJ: Human rhinovirus infections of the lower respiratory tract in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Transpl Infect Dis 15:474-86, 2013.

Stephenson SR, Campbell SM, Drew GS, Magro CM: Palisaded neutrophilic and granulomatous dermatitis presenting in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis on adalimumab. J Cutan Pathol May 19, 2011.

Wernicke AG, Goltser Y, Trichter S, Sabbas A, Gaan J, Swistel AJ, Magro CM: Morphea as a consequence of accelerated partial breast irradiation. Clin Breast Cancer 11:67-70, 2011.

Magro CM, Poe JC, Kim C, Shapiro L, Nuovo G, Crow MK, Crow YJ: Degos Disease. A C5b-9/ interferon-α-mediated endotheliopathy syndrome. Am J Clin Pathol 135:599-610, 2011.

Spiera RF, Gordon JK, Mersten JN, Magro CM, Mehta M, Wildman HF, Kloiber S, Kirou KA, Lyman S, Crow MK: Imatinib mesylate (Gleevec) in the treatment of diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis: results of a 1-year, phase IIa,single arm, open-label clinical trial. Ann Rheum Dis 70:1003-9, 2011.

 

 

 

 

Honors and Awards

Dr. Cynthia Magro has been featured in the New York Times, Super Doctors 2008-2012, and listed as a Top Doctor in Castle Connolly Medical Limited. She is an expert in Interstitial Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, and Skin Diseases. She is a member of the American Society of Dermatopathology, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists.