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Dr. James Davie

Pathology
Dallas, TX
24 years experience male

Locations

Davie & Associates Dermatopathology (Renaissance Dermatopathology)

Dallas, TX

Address

15936 Meadow Vista Pl, Dallas, TX, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 8:00am
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Fax

(877) 433-7284

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Board certified in: Dermatopathology Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pathology

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
133 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
No, but not harmless: Melanoma risk is increased with just 1-2 sunburns. But that doesn't mean that you will automatically get melanoma. Other types of skin cancer go up... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Yes: Melanomas can pop up anywhere on your skin, or sometimes in weird places like the mucous membranes or back of the eye. As they arise from melanocyt... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Probably pompholyx: This sounds like pompholyx ( dyshidrotic eczema ), although fungal infection or other conditions may also be the cause. Recommend you see a physicia... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Consider gyn doctor: Although pap smear was negative, was the gyn exam otherwise normal? Did you start birth control pills recently? Depending on duration, pattern, a... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Doc visit recommend: Although unlikely, cancer cannot be excluded. You may want to see your gyn or dermatologist to evaluate and possibly biopsy or excise it, if necessa... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Very good survival: DFSP is a low grade malignant tumor. They have a habit of regrowing if any left behind..... If completely excised, they are cured. If neglected, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Benign lesion: Syringocystadenoma papilliferum is a rarely seen benign lesion that can arise in a nevus sebaceus. It helps support the diagnosis of a nevus sebaceu... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
UTI definition: UTI is an abbreviation for "urinary tract infection." "UTI infection" is not a term, therefore.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Rhogam is harmless: Rhogam is anti-rh+ antibodies meant to 'neutralize' any rh+ red cells that may leak from a rh+ baby into an rh- mom, so that rh- mom doesn't "see" th... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Two related fields:: Dermatology is the specialty of skin disease. Dermatologists will examine you, possibly perform biopsies if the diagnosis is not straightforward, and ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
False DX of melanoma: When a benign or dysplastic nevus grows back after biopsy, and is re-biopsied or excised, it may now show features that closely mimic a melanoma under... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Difficult: Detecting mercury is most reliable from blood or urine, but fades a few days after last exposure. Hair testing is long-term positive, but is a test n... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
No: Fertility peaks about 2 days before ovulation which varies depending on your cycle. If you had a true period, then conception didn't occur, and your ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Additional info: What are the actual number values associated with the rbc, hgb, hct, mch, and mcv? This will help establish significance of these high or low values... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Mild deficiency: You may be at increased risk of osteomalacia (bone softening), but less likely as a male. This site may be helpful to answer questions about vario... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Yes. Hx is important: When a benign nevus grows back after biopsy, and is re-biopsied or excised, it may now show features that closely mimic a dysplastic nevus or even mel... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Probably pompholyx: This sounds like pompholyx ( dyshidrotic eczema ), although fungal infection or other conditions may also be the cause. Recommend you see a physicia... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Normal range:95%rule: Most laboratories define the 'normal' range to be the values randomly seen in 95% of normal individuals. This reflects the natural variations seen in... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Depends on need...: ...are you looking for a cosmetic procedure, or a dermatology exam for a diagnosis? Esthetician is restricted to cosmetic procedures, but is specifi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
No: Vinegar is too weak to 'burn off" moles or skin lesions, although it might cause some irritation. Depending on the lesion, you may need help from ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Probably pompholyx: This sounds like pompholyx ( dyshidrotic eczema ), although fungal infection or other conditions may also be the cause. Recommend you see a physicia... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Many possibilities: A doc can freeze, cauterize, clip, or burn off a 'mole' (or more commonly, a skin tag) at the base of the neck. Depending on the lesion, you may ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
False DX of melanoma: When a benign or dysplastic nevus grows back after biopsy, and is re-biopsied or excised, it may now show features that closely mimic a melanoma under... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Two related fields:: Dermatology is the specialty of skin disease. Dermatologists will examine you, possibly perform biopsies if the diagnosis is not straightforward, and ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Can't prevent moles: Moles are benign growths of melanocytes (pigment cells) in your skin. Tendency to get these is somewhat genetic, but everyone has them to some degre... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Exercise for HT: Regular endurance (cardio) exercise can also help reduce hypertension. It can also help you lose weight, which may also help with hypertension, as me... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Risk lowers w/ time: Cxr is not able to detect very small cancers (less than a pea). It may take some cancers months to grow big enough. More importantly, stopping smok... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Two related fields:: Dermatology is the specialty of skin disease. Dermatologists will examine you, possibly perform biopsies if the diagnosis is not straightforward, and ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Talk to your doctor: You can also look up your skin cancer name on the web to learn more about seriousness, treatment options, etc. But this may just scare you more , with... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Not likely Paget's: Paget's disease of the nipple arises from a deeper breast cancer extending up to the nipple surface, so often presents in just one breast. Very very... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Dermatologist: This could be several things, such as lichen planus, verruca plana, or other conditions. Would need more detail as to size, pattern, color, appearan... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Consult doctor: You may have phimosis or other condition causing this condition. A primary care doctor or urologist will be able to evaluate properly. Circumcision ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Evaluation by doctor: Could be many things, but most concerning possibility would be melanoma developing in a previous mole (if it is a mole), as these can grow and expand ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
No: These tests have a minimum 'cutoff' level of drug required for a positive result, so as to specifically eliminate the possibility that a trace amount ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Test fail vs miscarr: Repeat the test. ..first test (or box of tests) could have been faulty. If still negative, see your obgyn to follow up properly. There coul... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Not associated: This level is associated with increased risk of osteoporosis or osteomalacia (bone softening). Dry eyes and skin are not recognized as official sym... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Antibody test HIV: It is a test for the two main types of HIV antibody (ab), types 1 and 2. Eia is the primary test method that is inexpensive, but it occasionally has... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Check everything: Many causes for 'infertility': you get less fertile as you get older. Your partner is less fertile (different partner?). Miscarriage may also indi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
No effect: Blood draws do not affect each other at all even when done all in one sitting.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Yes: There is some variation, even when the same test is done repeatedly on the same blood sample. Physician will be more interested in trends (such as red... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Cure skin cancer: This cream (also called Efudex) acts as a chemotherapy agent for helping eradicate some categories of superficial skin cancer e.g. superficial basal c... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Probably pompholyx: This sounds like pompholyx ( dyshidrotic eczema ), although fungal infection or other conditions may also be the cause. Recommend you see a physicia... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Davie
Pathology 24 years experience
Yes, bleeding normal: Bleeding is common with pap smears, as the brush or stick scrapes the surface of the cervix and cervical canal, which is thin and easily injured. Th... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Davie is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Davie, thank you very much for your information about detecting mercury. That helps a lot! : )
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for the help
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

UPMC PRESBYTERIAN SHADYSIDE
Completed 2002

Awards

National Merit Scholar
Medical Scientist Training Program Grant, National Institutes of Health

Affiliations

American Society of Dermatopathology
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