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Jonathan Bass, MD


Board Certifications

Dermatology, Dermatopathology




Cleveland Skin Pathology


Cleveland Skin Pathology, a Sonic Healthcare dermatopathology practice is privileged to include Jonathan Bass, M.D., as a member of our medical staff. Dr. Bass has extensive hospital and professional experience with an impressive academic and teaching background.

Dr. Bass graduated summa cum laude with a degree in biology from Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio.

After completing an internal medicine internship, Dr. Bass subsequently completed an internal medicine residency, both at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He went on to complete a dermatology residency at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, during which he served as Chief Resident. He concluded his postgraduate training following the completion of a dermatopathology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Bass has a long history of teaching at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, having served as both Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Senior Instructor of Pathology for over 20 years. He has been Associate Professor of Pathology and Dermatology since 2008.

Dr. Bass has also held a number of key positions on various medical committees over the years. He has served as President and Secretary for both the Cleveland Dermatological Society and the Ohio Dermatological Society; for the latter, he also served as Trustee and Co-Chair of the Finance Committee. With the Dermatology Foundation Leaders Society, he served as Vice-Chair, and most recently, the Northern Ohio State Chair.

Dr. Bass is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatopathology, and the Cleveland Dermatological Society, and is a member of three other professional medical societies. He currently holds full medical licensure in ten states, including Alaska, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. He serves on the Aurora Diagnostics Dermatopathology Medical Advisory Council.

Throughout his career, Dr. Bass has authored and coauthored over 30 abstracts and articles for both academic and peer- reviewed journals. He has also given dozens of presentations to hospitals, universities, and professional societies alike.


Washington University (AB), St. Louis, MI (Summa Cum Laude)

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (MD), Cincinnati, OH

Postgraduate Training

Dermatopathology Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Dermatology Residency (Chief Resident), MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Internal Medicine Residency, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology
Cleveland Dermatological Society