Dr. Gardner is a dermatopathologist and bone/soft tissue pathologist at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. He was formerly an Associate Professor of Pathology and Dermatology and Dermatopathology Fellowship Program Director at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
Dr. Gardner has 110+ peer-reviewed publications and multiple book chapters. He is author of the book Survival Guide to Dermatopathology and co-author of the book Survival Guide to Soft Tissue Pathology. He is interested in cutaneous soft tissue tumors, skin adnexal tumors, medical education and the professional use of social media for pathologists.
He is an active volunteer member in a variety of sarcoma and other rare disease patient support groups, using his relationship with these patient groups to conduct formal medical research and to advocate. His work has been recognized by the UAMS Chancellor’s Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence (2018); the University’s highest educational award. He was a top 5 member of the 2017 “40 Under Forty” by the American Society of Clinical Pathology and ranked 1st place on the 2019 Power List of pathology trailblazers issued by The Pathologist magazine.
Dr. Gardner is chair of the Social Media Subcommittee and also member-at-large on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Dermatopathology. He is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.