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Mark Ettel, M.D.

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Administrative: (585) 275-3191

Office: (585) 276-6293

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Dr. Ettel is a pathologist specializing in pathology of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. His research focuses on diseases of the esophagus, liver and pancreas.

Professional Background

Dr. Ettel earned his M.D. at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE before completing his anatomic and clinical pathology residency at New York University School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathology at the University of Michigan before joining the staff at the University of Rochester Medical Center.


Dr. Ettel is interested in clinical and translational research on inflammatory and neoplastic esophageal diseases, non-neoplastic liver diseases, and pancreatic cancer.



  • Pathology, Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology


MD | Creighton University School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018
Fellowship in Pathology - Gastrointestinal at University of Michigan Medical Center-CLOSED

07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017
Residency in Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology at New York University Langone Medical Center-GME

07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014
Internship in Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology at New York University Langone Medical Center-GME

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Journal Articles

Shi J, Schechter S, Zhao L, Ettel M. "Expression and prognostic value of NSD1 and SETD2 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and its precursor lesions." Pathology.. 2019 Jun; 51(4):392-398. Epub 2019 May 03.

Parkos CA, Nusrat A, Ettel M, Brazil JC, Hilgarth RS, Luissint AC, Weight CM, Fan S. "Role of JAM-A tyrosine phosphorylation in epithelial barrier dysfunction during intestinal inflammation." Molecular biology of the cell.. 2019 Mar 1; 30(5):566-578. Epub 2019 Jan 09.

Ettel MG, Appelman HD. "Approach to the Liver Biopsy in the Patient With Chronic Low-Level Aminotransferase Elevations." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine.. 2018 Oct; 142(10):1186-1190.