Morgan Wilson, MD

Associate Professor, Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine

    About me

    Academic Interests:  Comparative dermatology, medication monitoring, phototherapy, melanoma, the surprisingly nebulous spectrum of normal, and the recognition of venerable untruths.

    Clinical Interests: Dermatopathology, general dermatology, melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, psoriasis, phototherapy, and the use of outcomes data to direct clinical practice. 




    Education & training

    Board Certifications
    Medical School
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL - Internal Medicine
    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA - Dermatology
    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA - Dermatopathology


    Research Interests
    General Dermatology and Dermatopathology


    Hile G, Wilson ML. Verrucous plaque on the leg. Cutis. 2016 Nov;98(5):294;318;319.

    Nielson C, Schutte A, Wilson ML, Stone SP. Myxofibrosarcoma presenting as an exophytic, multi-lobed nodule on the leg. Dermatol Online J. 2016 Jun 15;22(6).

    Blaise B, Buescher L, Wilson ML. Multiple mucocutaneous ulcers associated with cocaine-induced midline destructive lesions. Dermatol Online J. 2016 Sep 15;22(9).

    Wilson ML. Reply to "Surgical margins for melanoma in situ: when 5-mm margins are really 9 mm". J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Apr;72(4):745.

    Ken KM, Shockman SC, Sirichotiratana M, Lent MP, Wilson ML. Dermatoses associated with mites other than Sarcoptes. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2014 Sep;33(3):110-5.

    Welch A, Reid T, Knox J, Wilson ML. Excision of melanoma in situ on nonchronically sun-exposed skin using 5-mm surgical margins. J Am Acad Dermatol.2014  Oct;71(4):834-5.

    Smith JM, Reid JE, Wilson ML. Resident Rounds. Part III. Cutaneous Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare resembling sarcoidosis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Apr;12(4):490-1.

    Davis JC, Wilson ML. The best diagnosis is: dermatitis herpetiformis. Cutis. 2012 Nov;90(5):221, 230-1.

    Wilson ML. Letters to the editor: Lack of adequate evidence to recommend sentinel lymph node biopsy in thin melanoma. Dermatol Surg. 2012 Apr;38(4):706-7.

    Wilson ML, Hossler EW, Ferringer TC, Elston DM. S100-negative junctional melanocytic proliferations. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011 May;33(3):327-9.

    Puri PK, Ferringer TC, Tyler WB, Wilson ML, Kirchner HL, Elston DM. Statistical analysis of the concordance of immunohistochemical stains with the final diagnosis in spitzoid neoplasms. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011 Feb;33(1):72-7

    Hossler EW, Wilson ML, Dalton SR, Elston DM. Lichenoid inflammation in cutaneous cysts. Am J Dermatopathol. 2010 Aug;32(6):640-1.

    Wilson ML, Elston DM, Tyler WB, Marks VJ, Ferringer T. Dense lymphocytic infiltrates associated with non-melanoma skin cancer in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Dermatol Online J. 2010 Mar 15;16(3):4.

    Wilson M, Lountzis N, Ferringer T. Zoonoses of dermatologic interest. Dermatol Ther. 2009 Jul-Aug;22(4):367-78.

    Wilson ML, Elston DM, Mowad CM. The comparative substantivity of three marking pens used in patch testing. Dermatitis. 2008 Nov-Dec;19(6):343-4.

    Malerich PG, Wilson ML, Mowad CM. The effect of a transition to powder-free latex gloves on workers' compensation claims for latex-related illness. Dermatitis. 2008 Nov-Dec;19(6):316-8.

    Wilson M, Mowad C, Ferringer T, Miller OF, Elston D. Acquired perforating disorder after exposure to calcium chloride in ice-melting salt. Dermatitis. 2008 Sep-Oct;19(5):278-80.

    Wilson ML, Sewell LD, Mowad CM. Primary cutaneous Cryptococcosis during therapy with methotrexate and adalimumab. J Drugs Dermatol. 2008 Jan;7(1):53-4.

    Wilson M, Mowad C. Chloroxylenol. Dermatitis. 2007 Jun;18(2):120-1.

    Lenczowski E, Wilson ML. Cutaneous meningeal heterotopia on the thigh. J Cutan Pathol. 2018;45:375-376.

    Ginnetti M, Buhnerkempe M, Wilson M. The staining of clothing by sunscreens: a pilot study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018;79(3):562-564.

    Schnietz R, Wilson ML. Grocott methenamine silver and periodic acid-Schiff positivity in cutaneous Mycobacterium avium complex infection. J Cutan Pathol. 2018;45(7):551-553.

    Sawyer JD, Wilson ML, Neumeister MW. A Systematic review of surgical management of melanoma on the external ear. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018;13;6(4):e1755.

    Herrmann T, Buhnerkempe M, Wilson ML. Initiation of methotrexate with or without a test dose: a retrospective toxicity study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019;80:1160-1162.

    Matos S, Wilson M, Larson R.  Unilateral septic emboli from an infected pseudoaneurysm. JAMA Dermatol. 2020 (Online ahead of print).