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Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology

Clinical Service

Department Investigators

Christa Whitney-Miller HER2 expression in GI malignancies
Jennifer Findeis-Hosey Lynch Syndrome
Raul Gonzalez Colorectal and pancreatobiliary neoplasia
Aaron Huber Colorectal cancer
Michael Drage Mesenchymal tumors of GI tract

Current Awards

Christa Whitney-Miller HER2 in gastric and GE junction adenocarcinoma (Genentech)

Interdepartmental Collaborations

Biomedical Engineering

Edward Brown Colorectal carcinoma


Art DeCross Lynch Syndrome
Vivek Kaul Gastroenterology/Hepatology - Chief of Medicine
Danielle Marino Lynch Syndrome

Medical Oncology

Richard Dunne Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
Aram Hezel Murine models of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Educational Opportunities

  • Postresidency fellowship in GI/Hepatobiliary pathology

Clinical Highlights

  • Gastrointestinal pathologists: Christa Whitney-Miller, Zhongren Zhou, Jennifer Findeis-Hosey, Raul Gonzalez, Michael Drage, and Aaron Huber
  • Liver transplant program
  • Liver transplant pathologists: Jennifer Findeis-Hosey, Christa Whitney-Miller, Raul Gonzalez, Michael Drage, and Aaron Huber
  • Histopathologic diagnostic services for the entire luminal GI tract, including both medical and neoplastic processes
  • Complete diagnostic reports of resection specimens from oncology, thoracic and foregut, and colorectal surgery
  • Immunohistochemical testing for microsatellite instability of colorectal carcinomas as well as HER2 analysis of upper GI malignancies
  • Case review conferences: GI Tumor Board, Adult and Pediatric Gastrointestinal, Liver Tumor Board, Post-transplant Liver Biopsy Review