Rick R. Baier, M.D. – Medical Director
Dr. Baier joined YPMG in 1982. He obtained his medical degree at the University of California, Davis and did his internship in medicine at the Wadsworth VA Hospital in West Los Angeles. He did his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of California, Davis. He is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and has particular interest Dermatopathology and coagulation disorders.
Harvey C. Chang, M.D.
Dr. Chang joined YPMG in 1997. He obtained his medical degree at the National Taiwan University College of Medicine in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Chang completed his Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a fellowship in Research at Jefferson Cancer Institute in Philadelphia. He also completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at the Institute for Dermatopathology, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Chang is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology.
Richard Danialan, D.O.
Dr. Danialan joined YPMG in March, 2016. He received his D.O. from the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, MA in 2010. His pathology residency was completed at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT, followed by completing a Dermatopathology Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX in June, 2015. Dr. Danialan is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Dermatopathology.
Ashley J. Tarasen, M.D.
Dr. Tarasen joined YPMG in July, 2016. She earned her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine, St. George, Grenada and completed her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at Albany Medical College, Albany, NY. Dr. Tarasen completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Tarasen is Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Dermatopathology.
DERMAQ™ is the premier provider of Dermatopathology services, capable of fulfilling unique dermatology practice requirements. We are an efficient, quality–focused partner whose services include:
- Board Certified Dermatopathologists
- Global and Technical Only biopsy services
- 24-48 hour turnaround time
- Immunohistochemistry – over 100 antibodies including HMB-45, Melan-A, SOX-10, and S-100
- Histochemical Stains – broad panel of stains including Colloidal Fe and Fungal stains
- Immunofluorescence – direct and indirect
- Customized color reports and interactive consultative correspondence with clients
In addition, we provide advanced IT support and logistics.
Our commitment to provide comprehensive and superior quality Dermatopathology services in a timely manner allows us to advance diagnostic testing for dermatology practices, while providing solutions to the most challenging patient diagnoses.