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Surgical Pathology Fellowship

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University, offers an ACGME-accredited Fellowship Program in Selective Surgical Pathology, which provides extensive training in diagnostic surgical pathology utilizing an annual volume in excess of 55,000 cases.

Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program Training

The Surgical Pathology Fellowship allocates twelve weeks of elective time to allow for concentration in one or more areas of interest. Fellows will rotate on the following subspecialty services:

  • Bone and soft tissue pathology
  • Breast pathology
  • Cardiac pathology
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • Genitourinary pathology
  • Gynecologic pathology
  • Head, neck, and thoracic pathology
  • Medical renal pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Pancreatobiliary and liver pathology
  • Pediatric and perinatal pathology

Surgical Pathology Fellowship Requirements

Applicants must have completed requirements for primary certification in anatomic pathology (AP) or AP/clinical pathology (CP) before the start of this fellowship.

Types and Numbers of Appointments

Two fellowship positions are available per year.


The Graduate Medical Education office maintains a comprehensive detailed list of up-to-date resident benefits and salary information.


Applications for the Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program should be sent by June 30 of the year preceding the intended fellowship to:

Alessandra Nascimento, MD
c/o Linda Krencik
Department of Pathology
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216-286-8278
Fax: 216-201-5354

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