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Andrew G. Evans, M.D., Ph.D.


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Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Calvi Lab (affiliate member)

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Professional Background

Dr. Evans is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and the Hematopathology Fellowship Program Director. He serves as an attending physician specializing in Hematopathology at Strong Memorial Hospital, and is a Wilmot Cancer Research Fellow at the Wilmot Cancer Institute. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Emory University School of Medicine, and completed his residency and fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. He is board certified in both Anatomic Pathology and Hematopathology by the American Board of Pathology. Prior to his doctoral studies he earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Chicago, and spent a year doing research at the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Evans' clinical responsibilities include the diagnostic evaluation of blood, bone marrow, lymph nodes, and other tissues for hematologic and other malignancies. This includes histopathologic and flow cytometric evaluation, along with interpretation of molecular and cytogenetic testing.


My work in immunology and molecular virology focused on the mechanisms by which chronic viruses modulate the host immune response, and how these interactions contribute to lymphoproliferative disorders and other chronic diseases. Current research focuses on the molecular, genetic, and immunologic mechanisms that underlie leukemia and lymphoma development. Specifically, which microenvironmental interactions influence the development and persistence of these diseases. Other interests include the role of chronic viruses in lymphoma development, and the genetic characteristics that influence diagnosis and treatment of pre-myeloid leukemias or myelodysplastic syndromes.


Faculty Appointments


  • Anatomic Pathology - American Board of Pathology
  • Hematopathology - American Board of Pathology


BA | University of Chicago

PhD | Emory University

MD | Emory University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013
Fellowship in Pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

7/1/2010 - 6/30/2012
Residency in Anatomic Pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

7/1/2009 - 6/30/2010
Internship in Anatomic Pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Journal Articles

Patel N, Hoffman CM, Goldman BI, Bentley K, Burack WR, Evans AG. "Green Inclusions in Neutrophils and Monocytes Are an Indicator of Acute Liver Injury and High Mortality." Acta haematologica.. 2017 138(2):85-90. Epub 2017 Aug 17.

Evans AG, Ahmad A, Burack WR, Iqbal MA. "Combined comparative genomic hybridization and single-nucleotide polymorphism array detects cryptic chromosomal lesions in both myelodysplastic syndromes and cytopenias of undetermined significance." Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc.. 2016 Oct 0; 29(10):1183-99. Epub 2016 Jul 08.

Balderman SR, Li AJ, Hoffman CM, Frisch BJ, Goodman AN, LaMere MW, Georger MA, Evans AG, Liesveld JL, Becker MW, Calvi LM. "Targeting of the bone marrow microenvironment improves outcome in a murine model of myelodysplastic syndrome." Blood.. 2016 Feb 4; 127(5):616-25. Epub 2015 Dec 04.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Rare B Cell Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Book Title: Textbook of Uncommon Cancer, 5th Edition
Author List: Andrew G. Evans and Paul M. Barr
Published By: Wiley Blackwell2017

Chapter Title: Burkitt Lymphoma
Book Title: Williams Hematology, 9th Edition
Author List: Andrew G. Evans and Jonathan W. Friedberg
Published By: McGraw-Hill2015

Chapter Title: Reactive Lymphadenopathies, Infectious and Non-infectious
Book Title: Hematopathology: High Yield Pathology Series
Author List: Andrew G. Evans and Olga Pozdnyakova
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2013