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Caroline R. Dignan, M.D.

Caroline R. Dignan, M.D.

UR Medicine Labs

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Administrative (585) 275-3202

About Me

Certified Specialties

Pathology - Forensic - American Board of Pathology

Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pathology - Forensic, University of New Mexico School of Medicine. 1998 - 1999

Residency, Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School. 1994 - 1998

Internship, Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School. 1993 - 1994


MD | University of Virginia School of Medicine. 1993


Chairman's Recognition Award. 2017

Michigan Association of Medical Examiners Robert C. Hendrix Travel Award. 1996

Gastrointestinal Pathology Pathologist in Training Award. 1996

Neuropathology Autopsy Award. 1994

Forensic Pathology Autopsy Award. 1994

Kappa Gamma Pi. 1989

Delta Epsilon Sigma. 1989

Dr. Jacqueline Maiorello Grant. 1989

Alpha Lambda Delta. 1986

CRC Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award. 1986

Presidential Scholarship. 1985 - 1989


Journal Articles

Clinicopathological differences in attached versus loose infarcted epiploic appendages: an analysis of 52 cases.

Dignan C, Senior A, Gonzalez RS

Journal of clinical pathology.. 2021 March 1 Epub 03/01/2021.

Death by compaction in a garbage truck.

Jumbelic MI, Staats PN, Dignan CR

Journal of forensic sciences.. 2002 September 47 (5):1065-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Can ischemic colitis be differentiated from C difficile colitis in biopsy specimens?

Dignan CR, Greenson JK

The American journal of surgical pathology.. 1997 June 21 (6):706-10. Epub 1900 01 01.