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Faculty

John R. Goldblum [M.D.]

  • Titles : Chairman, Department of Anatomic Pathology, Professor of Pathology
  • Affiliations : Cleveland Clinic

Academic Profile at a Glance

  • BS, MD, AP residency, Chief Resident, Fellowship (with Dr Sharon Weiss) all at Univ of Michigan -moved to Cleveland Clinic in 1993 and have been doing GI and soft tissue pathology there since.
  • Fellowship with Sharon Weiss, M.D., University of Michigan
  • Joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1993; Specialty in GI and Soft Tissue Pathology
  • Became Chairman of the Dept of Pathology in 2002: department is one of the busiest of its kind in the country with approximately 200,000 surgicals and 120,000 cytology specimens, 70 staff members, completely subspecialized department
  • Served as Short Course Coordinator for USCAP and currently Chair of USCAP Education Committee
  • Participated in numerous short courses in GI and Soft Tissue Pathology for Scientific Symposiums International, ASCP, CAP and USCAP.
  • Serves on Editorial Boards of AJSP, Human Pathology and others 

 

 

only pathologist to win career teaching awards for USCAP, ASCP and CAP

served as Short Course Coordinator for USCAP; served as Chair of the Education Committee for the USCAP (longest tenure as member and Chair of EC in history of USCAP); served  as President for USCAP in 2015-16 and member of the Board of Directors for USCAP from 2013-2017

editorial boards of AJSP, Modern Pathology, Human Pathology, among others 

 

  • Pittsburgh Native
  • Attended 75 Bruce Springsteen Concerts to date
  • interesting family! Cousin Jeff Goldblum (actor), Aaron Krickstein (formerly ranked number 6 in world in tennis) and uncle to Morgan Pressel, youngest person to ever win an LPGA major

Successfully raising 4 children - Drew, Ryan, Janavi and Raedan (ages 19-27) and married to a wonderful woman (Asmita) for 29 years

Now a crazed dog person and have 2 dogs who follow me everywhere (Thor and Luna) 

 

  • Coauthor of Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors, 4th, 5th and 6th editions, with Dr Sharon Weiss. Currently working on the 7th edition (will be published in 2020)
  • Coeditor (with Dr Robert Odze) of textbook entitled, " Odze and Goldblum's Surgical Pathology of the GI tract, liver, biliary tract and pancreas" (co-edited 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions). Currently working on the 4th edition.
  • Just completed "Rosai and Ackerman's Surgical Pathology, 11th edition" textbook as senior editor ( a 5 year effort!)
  • Series Editor of  FOUNDATIONS IN DIAGNOSTIC PATHOLOGY textbook series for Elsevier (now in their 3rd editions)
  • Series Editor for series of books called "SURGICAL PATHOLOGY CLINICS" (Elsevier); have transferred the reigns to Dr Jason Hornick
  • Author of over 380 peer-reviewed articles, mostly on GI and soft tissue pathology

 

 

Current Lectures

  • An Approach to Lipomatous Tumors: A Guide to General Surgical Pathologists (02/21/2022)
  • An Approach to Soft Tissue Tumors with a Focus on Ancillary Diagnostic Techniques: Part 2 (02/22/2022)
  • An Approach to Soft Tissue Tumors with a Focus on Ancillary Diagnostic Techniques: Part 1 (02/22/2022)
  • Slide Seminar: A Pattern-Based Approach to Soft Tissue Tumors (02/23/2022)
  • An Approach to Gi Mesenchymal Tumors (02/24/2022)

Past Lectures

  • Digital Slide Seminar: Soft Tissue Tumors (06/25/2021)
  • Barrett's Esophagus (06/24/2021)
  • Common Morphologic Pattern: Part 2 (06/22/2021)
  • Common Morphologic Pattern: Part 1 (06/22/2021)
  • The Trouble with Fat (06/21/2021)
  • Slide Seminar: Common Pitfalls in Soft Tissue Tumors (06/20/2019)
  • Approach to GI Mesenchymal Tumors (06/19/2019)
  • Common Morphologic Part 2 (06/18/2019)
  • Common Morphologic Part 1 (06/18/2019)
  • The Trouble with Fat (06/17/2019)
  • Mesenchymal Tumors of the GI Tract: A Practical Approach (06/29/2017)
  • Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Soft Tissue (06/28/2017)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns Soft Tissue Tumors: Part 2 (06/27/2017)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns Soft Tissue Tumors: Part 1 (06/27/2017)
  • The Trouble with Fat: Difficult problems with Well-Differentiated Lipomatous Tumors (06/26/2017)
  • Mesenchymal Tumors of the GI Tract: A Practical Approach (02/20/2015)
  • Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Soft Tissue with a Focus on Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Intermediate Malignancy (02/18/2015)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors: Part 2 (02/17/2015)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors: Part 1 (02/17/2015)
  • Update on Lipomatous Tumors: Old Standbys and New Concepts (02/16/2015)
  • Mesenchymal Tumors of the GI Tract: A Practical Approach (02/21/2013)
  • Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Soft Tissue with a Focus on Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Intermediate Malignancy (02/19/2013)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors Part 1 (02/18/2013)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors Part 2 (02/18/2013)
  • Update on Lipomatous Tumors: Old Standbys and New Concepts (02/17/2013)
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors of the stomach & Small Bowell: Are They All Uncertain Malignant Potential? (06/30/2011)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors: Part 2 (06/29/2011)
  • Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors: Part 1 (06/28/2011)
  • Update on Lipomatous Tumors: Old Standbys and New Concepts (06/27/2011)
  • Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Soft Tissue With a Focus on Fibrohistiocytic Tumors of Intermediate Malignancy (06/27/2011)

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