Dr E Calonje completed his training in Clinical Pathology at the University of el Valle, Cali, Colombia. Following this he completed a Fellowship in Dermatopathology in St Louis, Missouri under Dr Daniel Santa Cruz and this followed by a further Fellowship in Dermatopathology at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London, United Kingdom under Professor E Wilson-Jones and Dr Neil Smith and a Fellowship in Soft Tissue Tumors under Dr Chris Fletcher in London, United Kingdom. After completing his post-graduate training, he was appointed Consultant Dermatopathologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas Hospital, United Kingdom in 1996 and he has remained in this post and became lead in Dermatopathology at this Institution in the year 2005.
Dr Calonje’s main interests are in dermatopathology and soft tissue pathology and he has authored/co-authored many chapters in major dermatology/dermatopathology textbooks. He has been involved in more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and has been co-editor and now main editor of McKee’s book “Pathology of the Skin with Clinical Correlations” since the third edition. He is in the editorial board of a number of journals and is the CME editor of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology and co-editor for Dermatopathology in the British Journal of Dermatology. He was President of the British Society of Dermatopathology from 2011 until 2014 and is now the chair of the dermatopathology working group of The European Society of Pathology. He has given many lectures and is the director of a 5 day residential course in London, United Kingdom now on its 25th year.