Pathologists & Specialists

Christopher R. Bannwarth, M.H.S., P.A.-A.S.C.P.


Degree:
Master of Health Science, Quinnipiac University, 2001
Board Certification:
A.S.C.P. Pathologists’ Assistant, 2001
American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants Fellow, 2001

Alan F. Brown, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2011
Fellowship:
Hematopathology, ARUP Laboratories, University of Utah, 2015
Molecular Genetic Pathology, ARUP Laboratories, University of Utah, 2016
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2015
Hematopathology, 2016
Molecular Genetic Pathology, 2017
Special Interests:
Hematopathology, Molecular techniques, Next-generation sequencing, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology

Justin E. Caron, M.D.

Justin E. Caron, M.D.


Residency:
University of Utah Medical Center, 2017
Fellowship:
Cytopathology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2018
Combined General Surgical and Genitourinary Pathology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2019
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2017
Cytopathology, 2018
Special Interests:
General Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology with subspecialty interest in Genitourinary Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology, Endocrine Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology including Pancreaticobiliary Pathology, Radiology Directed and Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Directed Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Interpretation.

Russell S. Dalziel, M.S., P.A. – A.S.C.P.


Degree:
Masters of Science Pathologists' Assistant Studies Rosalind Franklin University, 2009
Board Certification:
A.S.C.P. Pathologists' Assistant, 2009
American Association of Pathologists' Assistants Fellow, 2009

Stephen A. Gill, M.D.


Residency:
SAUSHEC, 2001
Fellowship:
Cytopathology, SAUSHEC, 2005
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2001
Cytopathology, 2005
Special Interests:
General Cytopathology including radiology directed and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation, General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Thyroid Pathology

Emily Gorman, M.D.


Residency:
University of Alabama, Birmingham, 2012
Fellowship:
Forensic Pathology, Emory University/Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office, 2013
Pediatric Pathology, Harvard University, Boston Children's Hospital, 2014.
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2012
Forensic Pathology, 2013
Pediatric Pathology, 2014
Special Interests:
Pediatric and Fetoplacental Pathology, Hematopathology

Teresa C. Hayes, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1986
Fellowship:
Pediatric Pathology, Christus Santa Rosa, 1996
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1987
Pediatric Pathology, 1999
Special Interests:
Pediatric and Fetoplacental Pathology, Hematopathology

Kristen Lancaster, M.D.


Degree:
University of Alabama, Birmingham, 1991
Residency:
Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland AFB, Texas, 1997
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1997
Pediatric Pathology, 1999
Special Interests:
Pediatric and Fetoplacental Pathology, Hematopathology

Shahnila Latif, M.D.


Degree:
Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1996
Residency:
Louisiana State University Health Science Center, 2004
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2006
Cytopathology, 2006
Special Interests:
General Anatomic Pathology, Nephropathology, Transplant Pathology (liver, kidney, heart and pancreas), General Cytopathology including radiology directed and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation

Sheen Lin, P.A.-A.S.C.P.


Degree:
Masters of Science Pathologists’ Assistant Studies-Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 2012
Board Certification:
A.S.C.P. Pathologists’ Assistant, 2012
American Association of Pathologists’ Assistants Fellow, 2012

Michael O. Lovell, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2002
Fellowship:
Surgical Pathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2002
Cytopathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2003
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2002
Cytopathology, 2003
Special Interests:
General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Gastrointestinal and Breast Pathology, General Cytopathology including radiology directed and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation

Derek A. Mathis, M.D.

Derek A. Mathis, M.D.


Residency:
Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas, 2007
Fellowship:
Neuropathology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2012
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2007
Neuropathology, 2012
Special Interests:
Neuropathology, General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Urologic Pathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology

Mark J. Mentrikoski M.D.


Residency:
University of Virginia Medical Center, 2014
Fellowship:
Gynecologic Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2015
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2014
Special Interests:
Gynecologic Pathology, General Surgical Pathology with subspecialty interest in Gastrointestinal Pathology, Thoracic Pathology, Urologic Pathology and Head and Neck Pathology.

Shakil H. Merchant, M.D.


Residency:
State University of New York, Syracuse, New York, 2000
Fellowship:
Surgical Pathology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, 2001
Hematopathology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2002
Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2003
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2001
Hematopathology, 2002
Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking, 2003
Special Interests:
General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematopathology, Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking, Molecular and Cytogenetic Studies, Immunohistochemistry, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

John D. Metter, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1981
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1981
Special Interests:
General Anatomic Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology including Hepatic Pathology, Transplant Pathology (liver, kidney, heart and pancreas)

August W. Moritz, D.O.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 2016
Fellowship:
Hematopathology, New York University Langone Medical Center, 2017
Breast and Gynecologic Pathology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2018
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2016
Hematopathology, 2017
Special Interests:
Hematopathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Breast Pathology, Immunohistochemistry, Flow Cytometry, Molecular Pathology.

Peter Ramirez

Peter E. Ramirez, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1995
Fellowship:
Cytopathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1996
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1995
Cytopathology, 1997
Special Interests:
General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Gastrointestinal and Breast Pathology, General Cytopathology including radiology directed and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation

Paul E. Rosenstiel, M.D., Ph.D


Residency:
Columbia University, New York, NY, 2014
Fellowship:
Renal Pathology, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2015
Board Certification:
Anatomic Pathology, 2014
Special Interests:
Renal Pathology, Transplant Pathology, and General Anatomic Pathology

Joyce G. Schwartz, M.D., M.A.


Degree:
Master of Arts, University of Texas at Austin, 1972
Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, 1984
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1984
Special Interests:
Clinical Pathology, Blood Banking, Chemistry, Serology, Infectious Disease, Stem Cell Therapy, Extensive experience in Clinical Pathology and in working with laboratory accreditation agencies and regulators, Extensive experience in validation and introduction of new, state-of-the-art clinical assays for patient care

Melina Shabani, M.D.


Residency:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2014
Fellowship:
Breast Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, 2015
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2014
Special Interests:
Breast Pathology, General Anatomic Pathology

Craig M. Smith, M.H.S., P.A.-A.S.C.P.


Degree:
Masters in Health Science, Quinnipiac University, 2001
Board Certification:
A.S.C.P. Pathology Assistant, 2001
American Association of Pathologists' Assistants Fellow, 2001

Theodore E. Snider, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1994
Fellowship:
Surgical and Breast Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1995
Cytopathology, University of Iowa Medical Center, Iowa City, Iowa, 1996
Mini-Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology (Pathology Partners, Inc., Dallas, Texas [currently Caris Life Sciences, GI Pathology Division])
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1995
Cytopathology, 1998
Special Interests:
General Anatomic Pathology, with subspecialty interest in Breast and Pulmonary Pathology, General Clinical Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, including Hepatic Pathology, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, General Cytopathology including radiology directed and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation

John H. Stuckey, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Texas, 1989
Fellowship:
Cytopathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1990
Hematopathology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1991
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1990
Cytopathology, 1991
Hematopathology, 1992
Special Interests:
Immunohistochemistry, Cytogenetic and Molecular diagnostic applications to Anatomic Pathology, General Anatomic Pathology, with subspecialty interest in Breast and Gynecologic Pathology, Pulmonary, Head and Neck and Neuropathology, Hematopathology, General Cytopathology including radiology directed and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation

Jill B. Uecker, M.D.


Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 2005
Fellowship:
Cytopathology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 2006
Board Certification:
Combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2006
Cytopathology, 2007
Special Interests:
General Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Gastrointestinal and Breast Pathology, General Cytopathology including radiology guided and endoscopic ultrasound guided directed fine needle aspiration biopsy interpretation