Pathologists
 
 

Pathologists

BayCare Pathologists offer a full array of surgical and clinical pathology services for physicians who desire state of the art care for their patients and their specimens. You will receive excellent service from our 22 board certified pathologists with subspecialty training in surgical pathology, oncologic pathology, hematopathology, cytopathology, molecular pathology and more. 

Dmitry Y. Baschinsky, MD

Medical School: Russian State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
Residency: The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Area of Interest: General Surgical and Oncologic Pathology
Larry Bischof, MD, PhD

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Residency: University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Fellowship: University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
Board Certification: Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Molecular Genetic Pathology
Carlos R. Dalence, MD

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Residency: Northwestern University School of Medicine, Evanston, IL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Hematopathology
Kern M. Davis, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Cytopathology
Stella M. Defortuna, MD

Medical School: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Fellowship: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology
Subspecialty: Cytopathology
Richard DeGregorio, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Fellowship: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Dermatopathology
Nils M. Diaz, MD

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Fellowship: Washington University Medical Center
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Hematopathology and Bloodbanking/Transfusion Medicine
Area of Interest: Breast Pathology, Surgical Pathology
 Michael I. Friedman, MD

Medical School: University of Stellenbosch School of Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Fellowship: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Cytopathology
P. Brian Jeffrey, MD

Medical School: University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Residency: University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
Fellowship: University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Cytopathology
Catherine D. Kennedy, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Charles E. Kramer, MD

Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
Residency: The John Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Samuel A. Laden, MD, MBA

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Residency: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Cytopathology
Muriel Lavallee, MD

Medical School: University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
Residency: McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada
Fellowship: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic Pathology
Subspecialty: Dermapathology and Cytopathology
Yao Cheng Ong, MD

Medical School: University of the East School of Medicine, Quezon City, Philippines
Residency: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Fellowship: Cuyahoga County Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Cytopathology
Area of Interest: Surgical Pathology
Eugene F. Ruffolo, MD

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Residency: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship: Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Area of Interest: Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Alvaro D. Saenz, MD

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
George D. Schaefer, MD

Medical School: University of Louisville College of Medicine, Louisville, KY
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Area of Interest: Oncologic and Surgical Pathology
Kenneth R. Schroer, MD

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Residency: Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO
Fellowship: NIH/NIAID, Bethesda, MD
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Area of Interest: Immunology and Surgical Pathology
Frank M. Taylor, MD

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Subspecialty: Hematopathology and Cytopathology
Christopher D. Williams, MD

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Antonela C. Zanchi, MD

Medical School: Carol Davila University, Bucharest, Romania
Residency: St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
Fellowship: Beth Israel Medical Center, NY and Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Area of Interest: Gastrointestinal/Liver and Pulmonary Pathology