Melissa V. Kesler, MD

Clinical interests

  • Clinical Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Surgical Pathology

Melissa V. Kesler, MD


My name is Melissa V. Kesler; I received my medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington. I then completed a fellowship at University of Texas, Dallas.

I am board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic, Clinical Pathology and Hematology.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

University of Texas, Dallas

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Hematology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion H
Room MS-117
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0293

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  1. Scott TL, Christian PA, Kesler MV, Donohue KM, Shelton B, Wakamatsu K, Ito S, D'Orazio J. Pigment-independent cAMP-mediated epidermal thickening protects against cutaneous UV injury by keratinocyte proliferation. Exp Dermatol. 2012 Oct; 21(10):771-7. PMID: 23078399.
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  2. Korrect GS, Kesler MV, Strup SE. Aggressive angiomyxoma presenting as urinary retention in a male: a case report and literature review. Can J Urol. 2011 Oct; 18(5):5908-10. PMID: 22018154.
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  3. Hayes D, Kesler MV, Skinner SC, Attili AK. A 19-year-old woman with progressive dyspnea and multiple pulmonary nodules. Chest. 2011 Jul; 140(1):253-7. PMID: 21729898.
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  4. Diaz-Guzman E, Dong B, Hobbs SB, Kesler MV, Hayes D. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis after lung transplant: report of 2 cases and a literature review. Exp Clin Transplant. 2011 Jun; 9(3):217-22. PMID: 21649574.
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  5. D'Orazio JA, Burns LA, Farhoudi N, McBride MT, Kesler MV. Acute myelogenous leukemia presenting as acute infectious meningitis in a 7-year-old boy. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009 May; 48(4):444-8. PMID: 19224868.
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  6. Kesler MV, Paranjape GS, Asplund SL, McKenna RW, Jamal S, Kroft SH. Anaplastic large cell lymphoma: a flow cytometric analysis of 29 cases. Am J Clin Pathol. 2007 Aug; 128(2):314-22. PMID: 17638668.
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  7. Chen W, Kesler MV, Karandikar NJ, McKenna RW, Kroft SH. Flow cytometric features of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2006 May; 70(3):142-8. PMID: 16572417.
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