The Team

  • John Millns, M.D.

    Dr. John Millns was born in Toledo, Ohio but has been a resident of Florida since 1978. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toledo. He received his medical degree from Ohio State University and trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Millns is former clinical associate professor at the University of Florida. Dr. Millns is board certified in both Dermatology and Dermatopathology by the American Board of Dermatology and the American Board of Pathology, respectively.

    Dr. Millns served on the faculty at the University of South Florida and is presently a clinical associate professor of Dermatology at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. Author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Millns has been active in numerous societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American and International Societies of Dermatopathology, the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons.

    Dr. Millns is the director of Gulf Coast Dermatopathology Laboratory which was established in 1981 and services physicians throughout the Southeast.

    Dr. Millns continues to maintain strong academic ties and is active in teaching dermatopathology to students and residents.

  • Mustafa Mohammad, M.D.

    Dr. Mustafa Mohammad was born and raised in Columbia, Missouri. He attended the University of Missouri where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biological Science and graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and with departmental honors. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine before completing his Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. During residency, he placed 1st in the Annual Duel in Dermatopathology at The American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting. Dr. Mohammad returned to Boston, Massachusetts to complete his dermatopathology fellowship in a joint program with Tufts Medical Center and Inform Diagnostics. Dr. Mohammad is Board Certified in Dermatopathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. He is active in the pathology and dermatopathology community, serving on the American Society of Dermatopathology Social Media Ad Hoc Subcommittee while also previously serving on the Political Action Committee for the College of American Pathologists.

  • Hugh Stoddard, M.D.

    Dr. Hugh Stoddard grew up in South Carolina where he graduated with a degree in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina in 2006. He went on to medical school at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and completed residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where he developed a passion for skin pathology. He further developed his love of Dermatopathology during fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh and throughout subsequent hospital and private practice experience that has brought him from the West to the Southeast. Dr. Stoddard is Board Certified in Dermatopathology and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Stoddard will be joining our team in August 2022.

  • Nikki Vyas, M.D.

    Dr. Nikki Vyas was born and raised in Melbourne, FL. She attended the University of South Florida where she was a member of the Honors College and majored in Bio-Medical Sciences with a minor in Spanish Language. She graduated from medical school at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine before moving to New York City. In New York, Dr. Vyas trained at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, both as a resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and also as a fellow in Dermatopathology. Dr. Vyas is Board Certified in Dermatopathology and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology. 

    Dr. Vyas was Chief Resident and co-authored book chapters and numerous research articles. She also won two Mentorship Awards from the American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP), which enabled her to collaborate with renowned dermatopathologists at Yale University and Northwestern University. At Mount Sinai, Dr. Vyas was a Dermatopathology Consultant for the Bernstein and Celebi Laboratories, which study genetics in melanoma.

    Dr. Vyas currently serves on the College of American Pathologists' (CAP) Federal and State Affairs Committee and the ASDP’s Social Media and Virtual Slide Library Committees. In the past, she has served on the Ethics Committee and Young Physicians Committee for the ASDP.

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