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Stephen Somach, MD

Dermatopathologist
Board Certifications

Dermatology, Dermatopathology, Internal Medicine

Fellowship

Dermatopathology

Locations

Cleveland Skin Pathology

Biography

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

Dr. Somach graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and chemistry (joint major) from Middlebury College in Vermont. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Dr. Somach graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and chemistry (joint major) from Middlebury College in Vermont. He received his medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Dr. Somach was both the Director of Dermatopathology and an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology at Case Western Reserve University, where he has won three teaching awards and currently serves as Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pathology. He is a Dermatopathologist and Dermatologist in the Department of Dermatology at the MetroHealth Medical Center, a position he holds concurrently with his role at Cleveland Skin Pathology.

Over the years, Dr. Somach has also served on a variety of committees for Case Western Reserve University and the American Society of Dermatopathology. He is currently on the Residency Advisory Committee at the MetroHealth Center Department of Dermatology.

Dr. Somach is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology and is a member of two other professional medical organizations. He holds full medical licensure in six states, including Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Ohio, and West Virginia. He is board-certified in dermatopathology, dermatology and internal medicine.

Dr. Somach is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, and an ad hoc reviewer for four journals, including Clinical and Experimental Dermatology and the Archives of Dermatology. He has had his own articles and abstracts published extensively and has given numerous lectures and presentations at professional society meetings.

Education

Middlebury College (BA), Middlebury, VT (Magna Cum Laude)

University of South Florida College of Medicine (MD), Tampa, FL

Postgraduate Training

Dermatopathology Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

Dermatology Residency, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH

Internal Medicine Residency, University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology

American Academy of Dermatopathology

Ohio Dermatological Association

Cleveland Dermatological Society