George A. Youngberg


George A. Youngberg, M.D.

Phone: (423) 439-6210
Fax: (423) 439-8060


Undergraduate: Lake Forest College
Medical School: Northwestern University


Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Anatomic Pathology and Immunopathology, American Board of Pathology

Clinical Focus:

Dermatopathology, renal pathology, immunopathology, surgical pathology

Research Interests:

Dermatopathology, renal pathology, immunopathology; mast cell research

Selected Publications:

Jithpratuck W, Elshenawy Y, Saleh H, Youngberg G, Chi DS, Krishnaswamy G. The clinical implications of adult-onset henoch-schonelin purpura. Clin Mol Allergy. 2011 May 27;9(1):9.

Miller C, Wilgenbusch S, Michaels M, Chi DS, Youngberg G, Krishnaswamy G. Molecular defects in the mannose binding lectin pathway in dermatological disease: Case report and literature review. Clin Mol Allergy. 2010 Mar 25;8:6.

Green WH, Leicht SS, Youngberg GA. Patch-stage mycosis fungoides in remission after therapy with alefacept. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 May;58(5 Suppl 1):S110-2.

Axelson GK, Giorgadze T, Youngberg GA. Evaluation of the use of Congo red staining in the differential diagnosis of Candida vs. various other yeast-form fungal organisms. J Cutan Pathol. 2008 Jan;35(1):27-30.

Liang H, Wu H, Giorgadze TA, Sariya D, Bellucci KS, Veerappan R, Liegl B, Acs G, Elenitsas R, Shukla S, Youngberg GA, Coogan PS, Pasha T, Zhang PJ, Xu X. Podoplanin is a highly sensitive and specific marker to distinguish primary skin adnexal carcinomas from adenocarcinomas metastatic to skin. Am J Surg Pathol. 2007 Feb;31(2):304-10.

Veerappan R, Miller LE, Sosinski C, Youngberg GA. Narrow-spectrum staining pattern of Pityrosporum. J Cutan Pathol. 2006 Nov;33(11):731-4.

Pang CS, Brown JD, Ganote CE, Youngberg GA. A mass of the right lacrimal sac in a 53-year-old man. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Nov;129(11):1493-4.

Shukla SA, Veerappan R, Whittimore JS, Ellen Miller L, Youngberg GA. Mast cell ultrastructure and staining in tissue. Methods Mol Biol. 2006;315:63-76.

Khater FJ, Moorman JP, Myers JW, Youngberg G, Sarubbi FA. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia as a manifestation of AIDS: case report and literature review. J Infect. 2004 Aug;49(2):159-64.

Tunuguntla A, Youngberg G, Sibley D, Thomas E. Intestinal spirochetosis: a poorly understood infection causing chronic diarrhea. Tenn Med. 2004 Feb;97(2):75-6.


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