Jonathan D. Cuda, MD

Associate Professor


Clinical Interests



Dr. Cuda is a board-certified, fellowship-trained dermatopathologist who specializes in diagnosing all skin conditions at the microscopic level, with special interests in dermatitis, skin cancer, melanocytic nevi, melanoma, cutaneous lymphoma and alopecia.

A West Virginia native, Dr. Cuda graduated from Marshall’s medical school with a 4.0 grade point average before continuing his graduate medical education training at Johns Hopkins, where he served as chief resident, and Stanford. He is thrilled to be back in Huntington serving his home state. Dr. Cuda serves as director of dermatopathology services for Marshall Health and the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital - Anatomic Pathology (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital - Surgical Pathology (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University - Dermatopathology (Stanford, Calif.)


  • Certified: American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, subspecialty certification in Dermatopathology

Marshall Pathology - Dermatopathology

Cabell Huntington Hospital
1340 Hal Greer Blvd.
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304-526-2155

Map & Directions

Onyinye Ugonabo MD, Mujtaba Mohamed MD, Ebubechukwu Ezeh MD, Joey Simmons MD, Jonathan Cuda MD, Shima Ghavimi MD. 2022. A Rare Case of Metastatic Primary Rectal Melanoma in a Geriatric Male Ugonabo, O., Mohamed, M., Ezeh, E., Simmons, J., Cuda, J., & Ghavimi, S. (2022). A Rare Metastatic Primary Rectal Melanoma in a Geriatric Male. Journal Of Medical Cases, 13(8), 369-373. doi:
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Aziz KT, Levin AS, Cuda JD, Ficke JR. 2020. Poroid Hidradenocarcinoma of the Ankle: Case Report of a Rare Malignant Cutaneous Adnexal Neoplasm. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2020 3 5;59(2):423-426.
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Smith, Samantha A.; Bou Zgheib, Nadim; , Andrea M.; Cuda, Jonathan D.. 2020. Casr Report on Leiomyosarcoma of the Vulva: A Rare Pathology Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 6

Smith S, Bou Zgheib N, Vallejos AM, Cuda JD. 2020. Case Report on Leiomyosarcoma of the Vulva: A Rare Pathology Smith, Samantha A.; Bou Zgheib, Nadim; Vallejos, Andrea M.; and Cuda, Jonathan D. (2020) "Case Report on Leiomyosarcoma of the Vulva: A Rare Pathology," Marshall Journal of Medicine: Vol. 6: Iss. 3, Article 6.

Rosengard HC, Wheat CM, Tilson MP, Cuda JD. 2018. Lichen planus following tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis vaccination: A case report and review of the literature. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2018 1 13;6:2050313X17750335.
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Cottrell TR, Thompson ED, Forde PM, Stein JE, Duffield AS, Anagnostou V, Rekhtman N, Anders RA, Cuda JD, Illei PB, Gabrielson E, Askin FB, Niknafs N, Smith KN, Velez MJ, Sauter JL, Isbell JM, Jones DR, Battafarano RJ, Yang SC, Danilova L, Wolchok JD, Topalian SL, Velculescu VE, Pardoll DM, Brahmer JR, Hellmann MD, Chaft JE, Cimino-Mathews A, Taube JM. 2018. Pathologic features of response to neoadjuvant anti-PD-1 in resected non-small-cell lung carcinoma: a proposal for quantitative immune-related pathologic response criteria (irPRC). Ann. Oncol. 2018 7 9;29(8):1853-1860.
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Abubucker S, Cuda J, Cohen BA. 2018. Hemorrhagic crusted papule on the arm. Cutis. 2018 12 20;102(5):309;316;321.
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Qin H, Moore RF, Ho CY, Eshleman J, Eberhart CG, Cuda J. 2018. Endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma: A study of 11 cases with molecular analysis. J. Cutan. Pathol. 2018 6 27.
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Giraldo NA, Nguyen P, Engle EL, Kaunitz GJ, Cottrell TR, Berry S, Green B, Soni A, Cuda JD, Stein JE, Sunshine JC, Succaria F, Xu H, Ogurtsova A, Danilova L, Church CD, Miller NJ, Fling S, Lundgren L, Ramchurren N, Yearley JH, Lipson EJ, Cheever M, Anders RA, Nghiem PT, Topalian SL, Taube JM. 2018. Multidimensional, quantitative assessment of PD-1/PD-L1 expression in patients with Merkel cell carcinoma and association with response to pembrolizumab. J Immunother Cancer. 2018 10 5;6(1):99.
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Kaunitz GJ, Loss M, Rizvi H, Ravi S, Cuda JD, Bleich KB, Esandrio J, Sander I, Le DT, Diaz LA, Brahmer JR, Drake CG, Hollmann TJ, Lacouture ME, Hellmann MD, Lipson EJ, Taube JM. 2017. Cutaneous Eruptions in Patients Receiving Immune Checkpoint Blockade: Clinicopathologic Analysis of the Nonlichenoid Histologic Pattern. Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2017 8 18;41(10):1381-1389.
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Rooper LM, Iding JS, Cuda JD, Ali SZ. 2017. Atypical Hidradenoma Mimicking Primary Mammary Carcinoma on Breast Fine-Needle Aspiration: A Case Report with Long-Term Follow-Up. Acta Cytol. 2017 1 24;60(2):173-8.
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Voltaggio L, Cimino-Mathews A, Bishop JA, Argani P, Cuda JD, Epstein JI, Hruban RH, Netto GJ, Stoler MH, Taube JM, Vang R, Westra WH, Montgomery EA. 2017. Current concepts in the diagnosis and pathobiology of intraepithelial neoplasia: A review by organ system. CA Cancer J Clin. 2017 6 16;66(5):408-36.
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Craig ET, Sedighi Manesh R, Cuda JD, Gelber AC. 2017. Labial Pain, Swelling and Fever: An Autoinflammatory Disorder. Am. J. Med. 2017 2 21;130(6):662-665.
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Kaunitz GJ, Cottrell TR, Lilo M, Muthappan V, Esandrio J, Berry S, Xu H, Ogurtsova A, Anders RA, Fischer AH, Kraft S, Gerstenblith MR, Thompson CL, Honda K, Cuda JD, Eberhart CG, Handa JT, Lipson EJ, Taube JM. 2017. Melanoma subtypes demonstrate distinct PD-L1 expression profiles. Lab. Invest. 2017 7 25;97(9):1063-1071.
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Smith SDB, Erdag G, Cuda JD, Rangwala S, Girardi N, Bibee K, Orens JB, Prono MD, Toptan T, Loss MJ. 2017. Treatment of human polyomavirus-7-associated rash and pruritus with topical cidofovir in a lung transplant patient: Case report and literature review. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 10 25;20(1).
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Moore RF, Cuda JD. 2017. Secretory carcinoma of the skin: Case report and review of the literature. JAAD Case Rep. 2017 11 22;3(6):559-562.
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