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Viktor N. Goncharuk, MD


Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Dermatopathology


Dermatopathology, Surgical Pathology


Pinkus Dermatopathology Laboratory, a Sonic Healthcare dermatopathology practice is privileged to include Viktor N. Goncharuk, M.D., as a member of our medical staff. Dr. Goncharuk has extensive professional experience with an impressive academic background.

Dr. Goncharuk received his medical degree from the Vinnitsa Medical School in Ukraine. He then attended a three-year residency at the Major Teaching Hospital of the Ministry of Railroads in Odessa, Ukraine, where he was also Chief of Ophthalmology Service. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship at the Center for the Eye Microsurgery in Kiev, Ukraine. He served as a Clinical Instructor at the V.P. Filatov Science and Research Institute of Eye Disease and Tissue Therapy in Odessa before relocating to the United States.

Following a medical observeship, Dr. Goncharuk went on to serve a five-year anatomic and clinical pathology residency, both at the Albany Medical Center in New York. Afterward, he finished both a surgical pathology fellowship and a dermatopathology fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center of the University of Texas in Houston.

Since concluding his postgraduate training, Dr. Goncharuk has garnered considerable professional and teaching experience. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan for over a decade. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, a position he maintains concurrently to his role as Staff Dermatopathologist at Pinkus Dermatopathology Laboratory, where he has served since 2004.

Dr. Goncharuk is a member of seven professional medical organizations, such as the American Society of Dermatopathology and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. He holds full medical licensure in six states, including Michigan, New York, Washington and Wisconsin. He is board certified in dermatopathology and anatomic and clinical pathology.

Dr. Goncharuk has authored and coauthored more than two dozen abstracts, articles and book chapters that have been published in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks. He has also delivered oral and poster presentations at professional medical conferences.


Vinnitsa Medical School (MD), Vinnitsa, Ukraine

Postgraduate Training

Dermatopathology Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Surgical Pathology Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

Professional Memberships

American Medical Society
American Society for Clinical Pathology
American Society of Dermatopathology
College of American Pathologists
Michigan State Dermatological Society
Michigan State Medical Society
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology