Juan Mercado, MD

Dr. Mercado completed both his medical education and residency at The University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus. He was trained in neuropathology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. His main interests include brain neoplasms, eye neoplasms and familial tumor syndromes involving the CNS.

Previous Appointments:

2017 - Present
LSU Health Shreveport
2015 - 2017
Neuropathology Fellowship at UAB
2012 - 2015
Pathology Residency at UPR School of Medicine

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology
Neuropathology

 

Awards and National Recognition

  • 2015 – 3rd place Annual Symposium of Pathology, at Sheraton Convention Center, San Juan, PR, poster presentation.
  • 2013 – 3rd place 33rd Annual Research and Education Forum at Medical Sciences Campus UPR, poster presentation.
  • 3rd place Annual Symposium of Pathology, at Sheraton Convention Center, San Juan, PR, poster presentation.

Publications/Presentations/Abstracts/Posters

McClugage SG 3rd, Lee RA, Camins BC, Mercado-Acosta JJ, Rodriguez M, Riley KO. Treatment of racemose neurocysticercosis. Surg Neurol Int. 2017 Aug 1;8:168.

Anaplastic Diffuse Leptomeningeal Glioneuronal Tumor in Two Patients – Abstract- Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology (2017)

Mercado JJ, Markert JM, Meador W, Chapman P, Perry A, Hackney JR. Primary CNS Nonamyloidogenic Light Chain Deposition Disease: Case Report and Brief Review.
Int J Surg Pathol. 2017 Jun 1:1066896917717338.

Ortiz Ydel M, Pérez Berenguer JL, Mercado Acosta J, Polo M, de Jesús-Garces O, Vega IE. Tanycytic ependymoma in a 76-year-old Puerto Rican male. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014 Oct 15;7(11):7789-94. eCollection 2014.

2017 Anaplastic Diffuse Leptomeningeal Glioneuronal Tumor-abstract

2016 Light chain deposition disease restricted to the brain: case report and literature review presented at the American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP) annual meeting, Baltimore, MD.

2015 Metastatic brain tumors with unknown primary presented at Puerto Rico Annual Pathology symposium, San Juan, PR.

Medullary Renal Cell Carcinoma: Tumor Associated With Sickle Cell Trait, Case Report And Review Of Literature presented at Puerto Rico Annual Pathology symposium, San Juan, PR.

Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma in a Pediatric Patient: Case Report, and Review of the Literature presented at Puerto Rico Annual Pathology symposium, San Juan, PR.

2014 Intraabdominal Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor (Inflammatory Pseudotumor): Report Of Two Cases presented at Puerto Rico Annual Pathology symposium, San Juan, PR.

2013 Pyoderma gangrenosum after reduction mammoplasty presented at Puerto
Rico Annual Pathology symposium, San Juan, PR

Familial CNS Tumor Syndromes. Presented at Advanced Pathology Seminar Series at
UAB.

Case of Hemorrhagic Dengue in a patient with sickle cell disease. Presented at University District Hospital, San Juan, PR.

Multiple Tumor Syndrome Consistent With Cowden syndrome (autopsy presentation and review). Presented at Advanced Pathology Seminar Series at UAB.

HbSC Disease Associated with DIC. Presented at morbidity and mortality conference at San Juan City Hospital, San Juan, PR.

Disseminated Cytomegalovirus Infection in a Neonate. Presented at the morbidity and mortality conference at The Pediatric University Hospital, San Juan, PR.