Welcome to the Department of Pathology at Stony Brook Medicine. This website highlights our achievements in medical education, basic and translational research, and diagnostic service. These pages also include important information related to our Residency and Fellowship training programs in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Members of our department serve as regional and national authorities in clinical and anatomic pathology, as innovators in graduate student, medical student, and resident education, and as national and international authorities in both basic and translational research. The department is both a basic science and clinical department and provides comprehensive service in all aspects of laboratory medicine, as well as in surgical pathology and cytopathology. Our dynamic faculty members are bridging the gap from bench to bedside research with the goal of improving the effectiveness of clinical diagnosis and patient care for the citizens of New York and the broader community. Read More

The goal of the Stony Brook Medicine Department of Pathology Residency Training Program is to provide an excellent educational experience such that program graduates possess the knowledge, skill and attitude for the successful independent practice of pathology and for the life-long pursuit of learning. Our program provides comprehensive training in anatomic pathology (AP) and clinical pathology (CP), combined or individually, as well as in research and education. Read More

  • Dr. Kenneth Shroyer, Dr. Luisa Escobar Hoyos, and their team have received the 2018 PanCAN Translational Research Grant, which includes $500,000 in funding for their proposal, entitled: “Keratin 17 is a novel actionable target in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma” Read More
  • Dr. Jorge Benach, and Dr. Eric Spitzer create public awareness at a symposium on "The Tick-Born Disease Epidemic; A Stony Brook Medicine Experience" Read More Watch Coverage
  • Department of Pathology soon to offer new Cytopathology Fellowship Program Read More
  • Dr. Daniel Mockler's article on Keratin 17, a prognostic biomarker in Endocervical Glandular Neoplasia, most read primary research report of Dec 2017 Read More 
  • Dr. Martha Furie appointed Editor-in-Chief to The American Journal of Pathology Read More
  • Dr. Joel Saltz, and colleagues at Stony Brook University, Emory University, and the University of Arkansas receive five-year $8 million grant Read More
  • Dr. Chiraag Patel joins the Department of Pathology Read More
  • Dr. Luisa Escobar-Hoyos receives the 2017 Young Academic Inventors Award Read More
  • Dr. Joel Saltz, pioneering work leads to digital image system for Pathology Read More
  • Dr. Ute Moll, named the recipient of 2016-2017 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence Read More
  • Ryan Kawalerski named the sole recipient of prestigious 2018 Barry Goldwater Scholarship from Stony Brook University Read More



I am pleased to announce the recruitment of Dr. Hong Lin. Dr. Lin earned a BSc from Beijing University and her PhD from Peking Union Medical College. She served as a Research Associate in the Cellular Immunology Laboratory at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and was Manager of the Cell Marker Laboratory at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to coming to Stony Brook, she was Director of Flow Cytometry in the Department of Pathology at Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Lin has been recruited to serve as the Head of the Clinical Immunology within the Division of Clinical Pathology. In addition to overseeing the Immunology and Flow Cytometry sections of the Clinical Laboratory, she will be actively involved in the training of residents and clinical fellows in the Department of Pathology, and will direct the Research Flow Cytometry Core facility.