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Kenneth P. Batts [M.D.]

  • Titles : NA
  • Affiliations : Hospital Pathology Associates

Academic Profile at a Glance

  • Graduated from Calvin College in 1980
  • Graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1984
  • Pathology Residency at Mayo Clinic, GI pathology fellowship at Mayo Clinic/University of Washington
  • Head of GI Pathology Working Group at Mayo Clinic; Developed a private practice GI division with 5 fellowship trained pathologists; designed and implemented a Lean anatomic pathology program
  • Book: Ludwig J, Batts KP. Practical Liver Biopsy Interpretation -Diagnostic Algorithms, 2nd ed., ASCP Press, 1998; >100 peer reviewed articles, including chronic hepatitis grading system (Batts KP*, Ludwig J. Chronic Hepatitis -An Update on Terminology and Reporting. Am J Surg Pathol 1995; 19(12): 1409-1417)
  • Long term faculty for Scientific Symposiums, ASCP Liver Pathology Course, and  Harvard GI and Liver Pathology Course; numerous USCAP and visiting lectureships
  • American Board of Pathology,  AP/CP, 1989

 About Your Organization/Department

  • I have a highly diverse and satisfying private practice, which balances general AP/CP and subspecialty GI pathology, ranging from a busy subspecialty GI pathology component to small rural hospital lab directorship


I am an avid golfer, and my favorite hobby is puttering around my lake cabin

 Most Important Achievement - Convincing my wife to marry me, and together raising three great children

  • A Review of GI and Liver Pathology: Evolving Concepts and Clinical Implications
  • Challenging Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Lesions: Surgical Pathologic and Cytopathologic Diagnosis
  • Coping with the Surgical Pathologic Difficult to Diagnose Upper and Lower GI Tract, Liver, Biliary and Pancreatic Lesions
  • Surgical Pathology Essentials in GI, Pancreaticobiliary, Gynecological, Breast & Hematopathology
  • Surgical Pathology of Difficult to Diagnose Genitourinary, Breast, Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Lesions

Past Lectures

  • Unknowns: Challenging Cases in GI Pathology (02/23/2018)
  • Update on Serrated Colorectal Neoplasms (02/22/2018)
  • Ancillary/Molecular Testing and the Gut: What Should You Be Doing to Be Up to Date in 2018? (02/22/2018)
  • Lymphoproliferative Diseases of the Gut: A Survival Guide for the General Pathologist (from a General Pathologist) (02/19/2018)
  • Sampling Strategies in GI Endoscopy: What Should the Pathologist Be Requesting and Why (02/19/2018)
  • Colorectal Cancer Reporting -- How to Keep From Falling Behind in 2016 (02/19/2016)
  • Diagnosing Serrated Colorectal Neoplasia -- It's Not That Bad (02/19/2016)
  • Diagnosing Gut Lymphomas: Tips for the Generalist from a Generalist (02/18/2016)
  • Intraepithelial Lymphocytosis of the Intestines: Sprue, Microscopic Colitis and Mimics (02/16/2016)
  • Practical Approach to the Blue Gastric Biopsy (02/15/2016)
  • Low Grade Liver Cell Neoplasms (07/10/2014)
  • Dealing with Blue Gastric Mucosa (07/08/2014)
  • Intraepithelial Lymphocytes of the Gut and Disease (07/08/2014)
  • The Pathology of Serrated Colorectal Neoplasia (07/07/2014)
  • Autoimmune Liver Disease (07/07/2014)
  • Major Metabolic Disorders of the Adult Liver (07/11/2013)
  • Dealing with Blue Stomach Mucosa (07/11/2013)
  • Intraepithelial Lymphocytosis in Gut Specimens: Developing a Rational Approach (07/10/2013)
  • How to Handle Benign Hepatocellular Neoplasms (07/09/2013)
  • Asserting Yourself in GI Pathology with Your Clinical Colleagues (07/08/2013)


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