Linda M. Schiffhauer, M.D.

Linda M. Schiffhauer, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Schiffhauer's clinical interests include general surgical pathology and breast pathology. She has collaborated with researchers in Medicine and Radiology in investigating the accuracy and efficiency of different methods for the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. In 2006 she received a Dean's Teaching Fellowship award to compare the use of virtual microscopy versus light microscopy in the teaching laboratory setting. She is Director of Pathology Medical Student Education, responsible for coordinating the Pathology content of all medical student courses throughout the four-year curriculum.

Awards & Honors (National)

Breast Cancer Research | National Research Service Award | Laboratory of Barbara Weber, MD; Philadelphia, PA 1996 - 1997

Awards & Honors (Local)

Eric A Schenk Award for Excellence in Teaching | Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2011
George W Merck Dean's Teaching Fellow, Mentor-Janet Sparks PhD | Undergraduate Pathology Medical Education | Rochester, NY 2006 - 2008
Albany Medical College Alumni Scholarship 1988
Albany Medical College alumni Scholarship, University of Rochester Alumni Scholarship 1988
Wilcox Scholarship 1988

Current Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary


Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine - American Board of Pathology


BS | Biochemistry | University of Rochester1988
MD | Medicine | Albany Medical College92

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Surgical Pathology and Research at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/1996 - 07/30/1997
Residency in Anatomic Pathology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/1992 - 07/30/1996