• Board-certified – Dermatopathology by the American Boards of Dermatology and Pathology, and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology
  • Sub-Specialty Concentration – Melanocytic Lesions and Molecular Diagnostics
  • Fellowship – Dermatopathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA
  • Residency – Chief Resident, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Medical School – University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX
  • Dr. Hernandez  received the Eugene G. Jacobson Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Mammalian Physiology at UT Houston Medical School. She has also served on several committees on graduate medical education.
  • Joined ProPath in 2017

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Johnson WT, Patel P, Hernandez AK, et al. Langerhans cell histiocytosis and Erdheim-Chester disease, both with cutaneous presentations, and papillary thyroid carcinoma all harboring the BRAFV600E  mutation. J Cutan Pathol. 2016;43(3):270-275.
  2. Hernandez AK, Gardner J, Parker D, Monson D, Edgar M. Chondroid syringoma (mixed tumor) with tyrosine crystals. J Cutan Pathol. 2013;40(6):527-529.
  3. Hernandez AK, Emmons J, Wimmer DB, Payne DA. Cytomegalovirus-antigenemia-positive and polymerase-chain-reaction-negative transplant patient. Lab Med. 2008;39(6):341-342.

Book Chapters

  1. Hernandez AK, Ziadie M, Hoang M. Case 6: Incontinentia pigmenti. In: Cases in Dermatopathology: Pediatric Dermatopathology. Brisbane: Knowledge Books and Software; 2012.


  1. Hernandez AK, English J, Jedrych J, Jaffe R, Snyder S, Bhate C, Ho J. Folliculotropic Langerhans cell histiocytosis with eruptive xanthogranulomas.  American Society of Dermatopathology, Chicago, IL, 2014.
  2. Hernandez AK, Galfione S, Colome M. Cutaneous leishmaniasis endemic to Texas: a case report and review of the literature. American Society of Dermatopathology, Chicago, IL, 2012.
  3. Hernandez AK, Ziadie M, Hoang M. Incontinentia pigmenti. Harvard CME Dermatopathology Update, Boston, MA, 2012.
  4. Hernandez AK, Koetting G, Oliver D. Uncommon BRAF mutations in melanoma. The International Society of Dermatopathology, San Diego, CA, 2012.
  5. Hernandez AK, Rakheja D. Perineuriomas in children: a pathologic review. Society of Pediatric Pathology, Vancouver, BC, 2012.
  6. Hernandez AK, Gardner J, Parker D, Monson D, Edgar M. Chondroid syringoma (cutaneous mixed tumor) with tyrosine crystals. American Society of Dermatopathology, Seattle, WA, 2011.
  7. Hernandez AK, Sachdeva K, Nguyen C, Podoll A. CMV nephritis in native kidneys of a patient with mycosis fungoides. National Kidney Foundation, Orlando, FL, 2010.

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