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Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology

Clinical Service

Department Investigators

Christa Whitney-Miller HER2 expression in GI malignancies
Zhongren (David) Zhou Esophageal cancer
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)
Zhongren (David) Zhou Gastroesophageal reflux disease 

Interdepartmental Collaborations

Biomedical Engineering

Edward Brown Colorectal carcinoma

Gastroenterology

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