Dr. Adam Mamelak Publications

Selected Publications

  • Laberge L, Lacroix J, Mamelak AJ. Wait times for mohs micrographic surgery in Ottawa, Ontario. J Cutan Med Surg. 16(6):388-93; Nov-Dec 2012.
  • Beach R, Zhang T, Goldberg LH, Walker JD, Mamelak AJ. Tumor characteristics of Mohs surgery patients in Ottawa, Canada vs. Houston, Texas: a consequence of access to care? Dermatologic Surgery. 37(8): 1106-12; Aug 2011.
  • Beach R, Mamelak AJ. ‘New’ Approaches to Venous Congestion. Expert Review of Dermatology. 5(6): 589-591; Dec 2011.
  • Goldberg LH, Mamelak AJ. Review of Actinic Keratosis. Part 1. Etiology, Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(9):1125-32; Sept 2010.
  • Arnon O, Rapini RP, Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH. Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Current Techniques. Israeli Medical Association Journal. 12(7):431-5; Sept 2010.
  • Vergilis-Kalner IJ, Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH. Vertical Undermining for the Closure of Partial Thickness Surgical Defects. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(6):674-6; June 2010.
  • Bahar F. Firoz BF, Goldberg LH, Arnon O, Mamelak AJ. An analysis of pain and analgesia after Mohs micrographic surgery. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 63(1): 79-86, July 2010.
  • Mamelak AJ, Jackson A, Nizamani R, Arnon O, Liegeois N, Redett RJ, Byrne PJ. Leech Therapy in Cutaneous Surgery and Disease. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 9(3):252-7, Mar 2010.
  • Pontes LT, Mamelak AJ, Kimyai-Asadi A, Goldberg LH. Nasal Dorsum Transposition Flap for Closure of a Nasal Ala Rim Defect. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery. 36(3):401-5, Mar 2010.
  • Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH, Katz TM, Graves JJ, Arnon O, Kimyai-Asadi A. Desmoplastic Trichoepithelioma. 62(1): 102-6, Jan 2010.
  • Mamelak AJ, Graves JJ, GoldbergLH, Friedman PM. Foreign body reaction secondary to hyaluronic acid filler injection: in search of an etiology. Journal of Dermatologic Surgery. 35 Suppl 2:1701-3, Oct 2009.
  • Mamelak AJ, Hinckley MR, Marquez D, Goldberg LH, Friedman PM. Eruptive Keratoacanthomas following Fractional Photothermolysis: Report of 2 cases. Dermatologic Surgery. 35(3):513-8, Mar 2009.
  • Martin J, Ghaferi J, Cummins DL, Mamelak AJ, Parikh M, Richardson HV, Stein D, Liégeois NJ. Changes in skin tanning attitudes: fashion articles and advertisements in the early 20th century. American Journal of Public Health. 99(12):2140-6, Dec 2009.
  • Mamelak AJ, Wang SQ, Goldberg LH. Linear Closure for Nasal Defect after Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 8(1): 23-8, Jan 2009.
  • Mamelak AJ, Arnon O, Goldberg LH. Lower extremity positioning to relieve tension during surgical reconstruction. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 7(11): 1094-5, Nov 2008.
  • Aluma M, Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH, Jih M, Kimyai-Asadi A. Frontalis muscle plication and imbrication in the reconstruction of surgical forehead defects. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 7(11): 1066-8, Nov 2008.
  • Arnon O, Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH. Basal Cell Carcinoma Arising in Patient with Vitiligo. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 7(11): 1075-6, Nov 2008.
  • Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH. The use of a surgical hook for exact approximation and alignment of the epidermis in the closure of elliptical excisions. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 7(11): 1082-3, Nov 2008.
  • Mamelak AJ, Leonard H. Goldberg LH. Dermatology physician extenders: a new risk factor? Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 59(5): 897, Nov 2008.
  • Mamelak AJ, Arnon O, Goldberg LH, Gapany M. Horizontal forehead subcutaneous pedicle flap for the repair of the lateral brow and temple [Reconstructive Conundrum] – submitted Dermatologic Surgery Jan 2008.
  • Fonder MA, Lazarus GS, Cowan DA, Aronson-Cook B, Kohli AR, Mamelak AJ. Treating the chronic wound: A practical approach to the care of non-healing wounds and wound care dressings. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 58(2):185-360, Feb 2008.
  • Mamelak AJ, Eid MP, Cohen BA, Anhalt GJ. Rituximab Therapy in Severe Juvenile Pemphigus Vulgaris. Cutis. 80(4):335-340, Oct 2007.
  • Lee CH, Mamelak AJ, Vonderheid EC. Erythrodermic cutaneous T cell lymphoma with hypereosinophilic syndrome: Treatment with interferon alfa and extracorporeal photopheresis. International Journal of Dermatology. 46(11):1198-204, Nov 2007.
  • Fonder MA, Mamelak AJ, Kazin RA, Cohen BA. Port-wine stain-associated dermatitis: Implications for cutaneous vascular laser therapy. Pediatric Dermatology. 24(4):376-9, Jul-Aug 2007.
  • Fonder MA, Mamelak AJ, Lazarus GS, Chanmugam A. The role of occlusive wound dressings in emergency medicine and acute care. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 25(1):235-42, Feb 2007.
  • Kouba DJ, Mamelak AJ. A rapid and effective technique for peri-operative hair removal. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 55(3):514-515, Aug 2006.
  • Tzu J, Mamelak AJ, Sauder DN. Current advancements in the treatment of psoriasis: immunologic agents. Clinical and Applied Immunology Reviews. 6(2): 99-130, Mar-Apr 2006.
  • Rabe JH, Mamelak AJ, McElgunn PJS, Morison WL, Sauder DN. Photoaging: mechanisms and repair [CME Review]. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 55(1):1-19, July 2006.
  • Mamelak AJ, Kouba DJ, Miller SJ. The inverted island pedicle transposition for closure of full-thickness nasal mucosa defects. Dermatologic Surgery 32(5):730–734, May 2006
  • Zancanaro PCQ, McGirt LY, Mamelak AJ, Nguyen RH, Martins CR. Cutaneous manifestations of HIV in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: an institutional urban clinic experience. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 54(4):581-8, Apr 2006.
  • Montgomery E, Mamelak AJ, Gibson M, Maitra A, Sheikh S, Amr SS, Yang S, Brock M, Forastiere A, Zhang S, Murphy KM, Berg KD. Overexpression of Claudin Proteins in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Its Precursor Lesions. Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology 14(1):24-30, Mar 2006.
  • Wu JM, Mamelak AJ, Nussbaum R, McElgunn PJS. Botulinum Toxin in the treatment of Chromhidrosis. Dermatologic Surgery 31(8):963-5, Aug 2005.
  • Kouba DJ, Cummins DL, Mamelak AJ, Sauder DN, Gaspari AA. Sonic hedgehog mediators alter interleukin-12 in basal cell carcinoma. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 53(2): e1-e3, Aug 2005.
  • Howell BG, Solish N, Lu C, Watanabe H, Mamelak AJ, Wang B, Freed I, Sauder DN. Microarray profiles of human basal cell carcinoma: insights into tumor growth and behavior. Journal of Dermatological Science 39(1): 39-51, July 2005.
  • Mamelak AJ, Kowalski J, Murphy K, Yadava N, Zahurak M, Kouba DJ, Howell BG, Tzu J, Cummins DL, Liégeois NJ, Berg K, Sauder DN. Downregulation of NDUFA1 and other oxidative phosphorylation-related genes is a consistent feature of basal cell carcinoma. Experimental Dermatology 14: 336-48, May 2005.
  • Watanabe H, Mamelak AJ, Weiss E, Brice AK, Wachtman L, Yokota N, Wang B, Freed I, Hicklin DJ, Kerbel RS, Haas M, Gabrielson KL, Sauder DN. Anti-VEGFR-2 antibody accelerates disease activity in Lupus prone NZB/W F1 mice. Clinical Cancer Research 11(1):407-9, Jan 2005.
  • Sauder DN, Mamelak AJ. Understanding the New Clinical Landscape for Psoriasis: A Comparative Review of Biologics. Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery 8(4):205-12, Jul-Aug 2004.
  • Watanabe H, Mamelak AJ, Howell BG, Freed I, Wang B, Nakayama M, Nagasaki G, Hicklin DJ, Man S, Kerbel RS, Sauder DN. VEGF Receptor-2 (Flk1/KDR) Antibody Suppresses Contact Hypersensitivity and Reduces the Expression of Th1 Cytokine IFN-g. Experimental Dermatology 13(11): 671-681, Nov 2004.
  • Bilu D, Mamelak AJ, Nguyen RHN, Queiroz PC, Kowalski J, Morison WL, Martins CR. Clinical and Epidemiologic Characterization of Photosensitivity in HIV-positive Individuals. Photodermatology, Photoimmunology and Photomedicine 20(4): 175-83, Aug 2004.
  • Bilu D, Kouba DJ, Mamelak AJ, Kazin RA, Nousari CH. Neutrophilic dermatosis of the dorsal hand. Journal of Dermatology 31(6): 464-468, June 2004.
  • Howell BG, Wang B, Freed I, Mamelak AJ, Watanabe H, Sauder DN. Microarray Analysis of UVB-Regulated Genes in Keratinocytes: Downregulation of Angiogenesis Inhibitor Thrombospondin-1. Journal of Dermatological Science 34(3):185-94, May 2004.
  • Weiss E, Mamelak AJ, La Morgia S, Wang B, Feliciani C, Tulli A, Sauder DN. The Role of Interleukin-10 in the Pathogenesis and Potential Treatment of Skin Diseases [CME Review]. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 50(5):657-75, May 2004.
  • Wang B, Esche C, Mamelak A, Freed I, Watanabe H, Sauder DN. Cytokine Knockouts in Contact Hypersensitivity Research [Review]. Cytokine & Growth Factor Reviews 14(5):381-9, Oct 2003.
  • Dupont É, Wang B, Mamelak AJ, Howell BG, Shivji G, Zhuang L, Dimitriadou V, Falardeau P, Sauder DN. Modulation of the immune response by Neovastat (Æ-941), a novel antiangiogenic agent. Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 7(3): 208-216, 2003.
  • Kawara S, Mydlarski R, Mamelak AJ, Freed I, Wang B, Watanabe H, Tavadia SK, Suzuki H, Bjarnason GA, Jordan RCK, Sauder DN. Low Dose of Ultraviolet-B Rays Alters the mRNA Expression of the Circadian Clock Genes in Cultured Human Keratinocytes. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 119(6): 1220-1223, Dec 2002.
  • Mamelak A, Lui H. Psoriasis Checkpoint: A clearer view on a patchy disease. Parkhurst Exchange Journal 9(3): 93-97, Mar 2001.

Book Chapters

  • Arnon O, Mamelak AJ, Goldberg LH. Toluidin-Blue Stain for Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Gross K, Steinman HK, ed. Mohs Surgery and Histopathology: Beyond the Fundamentals. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2009. p 155-160.
  • Mamelak AJ, Kimyai-Asadi A. Mohs for Melanoma. Gross K, Steinman HK, ed. Mohs Surgery and Histopathology: Beyond the Fundamentals. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2009. p 129-137.
  • Wang B, Howell BG, Mamelak AJ, Sauder DN. The use of gene-targeted mice in contact hypersensitivity research. Cavani A & Girolomoni G, eds. Immune Mechanisms in Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Landes Bioscience, Georgetown, Texas, 2005. p 83-95.
  • Mydlarski PR, Katz AM, Mamelak AJ, Sauder DN. Contact Dermatitis. Middleton, Elli, ed. Allergy: Principles & Practices. 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby/Harcourt Co. 2003.
  • Lui H, Mamelak A. Plaque Psoriasis. Emedicine Journal 2(8), Aug 2001. http://www.emedicine.com/derm/topic365.htm
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