Ruifeng (Ray) Guo, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Pathologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Ruifeng (Ray) Guo, M.D., Ph.D., is a diagnostic pathologist specializing in dermatopathology, general surgical pathology and ophthalmic pathology. His clinical and research interests are in the areas of disease diagnosis, exploration of markers and clues to predict disease severity, and targeted therapy.

Dr. Guo specializes in skin diseases and conjunctival diseases, including tumors and inflammatory conditions. He is also heavily involved in Mayo Clinic's intraoperative frozen section service for patients undergoing surgical treatment, and works with highly diverse types of diseases in surgical pathology.

  • Consultative service in complex and rare diseases in the membranes of the eye (conjunctiva) and the skin, as well as diagnostic service in oncologic and nononcologic surgical pathology
  • Genomic and transcriptomic profiling of cutaneous and conjunctival neoplasms
  • Tumor microenvironment, including tumor supporting tissues (stroma) and infiltrating immune cells, in melanoma and other mucocutaneous tumors
  • Immune microenvironment in subacute and chronic inflammatory skin diseases
  1. 2016
    FellowRST Dermatopathology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2016
    Fellowship - DermatologyMayo Clinc Rochester, Department of Dermatology
  3. 2015
    Fellowship - Surgical Pathology in Department of Laboratory Medicine and PathologyMayo Clinic Rochester, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  4. 2014
    Chief Resident - Department of PathologyUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  5. 2014
    Resident - Department of PathologyUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  6. 2010
    Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Science Park Research Division and Department of CarcinogenesisUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  7. 2009
    Ph.D. - Molecular Carcinogenesis and Molecular PathologyUniversity of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and MD Anderson Cancer Center
  8. 2003
    Master of Science - Physician Scientist Training ProgramCollege of Medicine of Zhengzhou University
  9. 2000
    MDHenan Medical University

Certifications

  1. 2016
    DermatopathologyAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. 2014
    Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Parker-Heartland Award for Excellence in Pathology Graduate Medical EducationUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  2. 2014
    William P. Illig Award for Outstanding Resident ResearchUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  3. 2012
    American Society of Dermatopathology Mentorship AwardMD Anderson Cancer Center
  4. 2009
    First Prize, Platform Presentation in Departmental Gradiate Students RetreatUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  5. 2009
    First Prize, Poster presentation in Departmental Graduate Students RetreatUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  6. 2000
    Scholarship for Graduate SudentCollege of Medicine of Zhengzhou University
  7. 1999
    Medical Student of Excellence HonorHenan Medical University
  8. 1999
    First ScholarshipHenan Medical University
  9. 1996
    First ScholarshipHenan Medical University
  10. 1995
    Second ScholarshipHenan Medical University

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    Voting MemberScientific Review Committee
  2. 2016 - 2017
    Interim DirectorDermatopathology service, Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine
  3. 2016 - 2017
    MemberPathology Assistant Recruitment Committee, Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine
  4. 2016 - 2017
    Co-ChairDermatopathology Faculty Recruitment Committee, Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  6. 2013 - 2016
    Trainee MemberAmerican Society of Dermatopathology
  7. 2012 - present
    MemberUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  8. 2010 - present
    MemberCollege of American Pathologists
  9. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  10. 2005 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.