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Tawny Hung MD

Dr. Hung is a Dermatopathologist at Cascade Eye & Skin.

Her interests include:

Competitive swimming, figure skating, track and field, Latin ballroom dancing.  Associateship diplomas (A.R.C.T.) in piano performance and piano teaching from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Recreational hip-hop dancer, snowboarder, backcountry hiker/camper, scuba diver (PADI-certified).


Wat H, Hung T, Underhill A, Salopek T. PPH-3 IHC staining in melanoma and its prognostic significance. (In progress).

Vu, T, Tahar M, and Hung T. A case report of a primary cutaneous adenoid carcinoma: a diagnostic and management challenge. Skin (accepted; in press).

Vu T, Soong L, Hung T, Fiorillo L, Joseph K. Cutaneous HPV16 and p16 positive basaloid squamous cell carcinoma with brain metastasis: A case report. J Cut Med & Surg Case Reports. June 2020. DOI: 10.1177/2050313X20935260.

Du A, Hung T, Surmanowicz P, Gnaidecki R. Diagnostic challenge of aleukemic leukemia cutis preceding acute amyelogenous leukemia: A case report. J Cut Med & Surg Case Reports. May 2020. DOI: 10.1177/2050313X20919638.

AlZahrani F, Yuen J, Hung T. Pilomatrical carcinoma: case report and review of literature. (In progress).

A, Hung T. High grade ductal carcinoma of the parotid presenting as cutaneous metastasis. (In progress).

Joseph K, Hung T., Salopek T. Case of massive pretibial lymphedema treated with radiation therapy (In progress).

Smylie A, Hung T. Stasis dermatitis-like Kaposi Sarcoma with dermal “tired” HHV-8 immunohistochemical staining pattern. JAAD Case Reports; 2019;5(7):621-623.

Hung T, Argenyi Z, Erickson L, et al. Cellular blue nevomelanocytic lesions: Analysis of clinical, histological, and outcomes data in 37 cases. AM J of Dermatopathology, 206;38(7):499-503.

Rivers JK, Mistry BD, Hung T, Mistry N. A 13-Year Retrospective Study of Basal Cell Carcinoma in a Canadian Dermatology Practice: A Comparison between Anatomical Location and Histopathologic Subtypes. J Cut Med & Surg, 2016;20(3):233-40.

Hung T, Munday WR, Hayes M. Hypersecretory thyroid like adenosis of the breast: a distinct benign entity devoid of myoepithelial cells. J Clin Exp Pathol, 2015;5:209.

Hung T, Yang A, Barnhill RL. Plexiform spindle cell nevus and atypical variants: Report of 128 cases. Hum Pathol, 2014;45(12).

Hung T, Morin J, Munday WR, Barnhill RL. Angiotropism in primary cutaneous melanoma with brain metastasis: a study of 20 cases. Am J Dermatopathol, 2013;35(6):650-4.

Gurang A, Hung T, Morin J, Gilks CB. Molecular abnormalities in ovarian carcinoma: clinical, morphological and therapeutic correlates. Histopathology, 2013;62(1):59-70.

Hung T, Piris A, Lobo A, Mihm MC, Sober A, Duncan LM. Sentinel lymph node metastasis is not predictive of poor outcome in patients with problematic spitzoid melanocytic tumors. Hum Pathol, 2013;44(1):87-94.

Hung T, Barnhill RL. Angiotropism in congenital melanocytic nevus. Am J Dermatopathol, 2013;35(2):180-3.

Hung T, Crawford IC, Martinka M. Degree of histologic inflammation in lupus erythematosus and direct immunofluorescence results: Red and angry lesions do not increase the chances of getting a bright band. J Cutan Pathol, 2012;39: 88–217.

Hung T, Barnhill RL. “Indeterminate biologic malignant potential” is not synonymous with “uncertain malignant potential”. Adv Anat Pathol, 2012;19(5):348-9.

Hung T, Binder S, Barnhill RL. Cutaneous ciliated cyst on the finger: a Mullerian cyst. Am J Dermatopathol, 2012; 34(3):335-8. Hung T, Mackenzie I. Asymptomatic B. procyonis CNS infection in an elderly individual. Emerg Infect Dis, 2012;18(2):341-2.

Hung T, Crawford I. Trichoblastic sarcoma with osteosarcomatous differentiation. Am J Dermatopathol, 2012;34:638-62.

Hung, T. Lasova R. Increased mitotic rate and Ki67 expression in ulcerated melanocytic nevi. Am J Dermatopathol. 2011;33(4):418-429.

Hung T, Ford J. Residency choices by graduating medical students: Why not pathology? Hum Pathol, 2011;42(6):6.

Hung T, Campbell AIM. Kingella kingae endocarditis: a rare case of mitral valve perforation. Annuals of Pediatric Cardiology, 2011;4(2):210- 212.

Hung T, Gilks CB. Improved breast cancer biomarker detection through a simple, high frequency, and low cost external proficiency testing program. Pathology, 2010;42(7):637-42.

Hung T, Holmes D. Fomepizole fails to prevent progression of acidosis in 2-butoxyethanol and ethanol coingestion. Clin Toxicol, 2010;48(6):569-71.

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