Karen Fritchie [M.D.]

  • Titles : Associate Professor, Pathologist
  • Affiliations : Mayo Clinic, Dept of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Rochester MN

  • Graduated from Davidson College in 2000 with a BS in Mathematics
  • Graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where she received her M.D. degree, in 2005 
  • Completed her AP/CP training at the University of North Carolina
  • Completed a surgical pathology fellowship at the University of North Carolina followed by a bone/soft tissue fellowship at Cleveland Clinic
  • Has an avid interest in teaching and has been an active educator, presenting numerous lectures and interactive tutorials in bone/soft tissue pathology at institutions and conferences on a regional, national and international level  
  • Is an author on over 50 publications and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for many journals
  • Has a special and long-standing interest in lipomatous soft tissue neoplasms

  • Did a solo swim around Key West
  • Has participated several times in the annual Krispy Kreme Challenge
  • Has been to over 100 Carbon Leaf shows (independent band from Richmond, VA)

Surgical Pathology  Fellowship Director

Current Lectures

  • Cutaneous Mesenchymal Lesions and their Mimics (10/14/2019)
  • Lipomatous Tumors: A Practical Approach (10/15/2019)
  • Matrix-Forming Soft Tissue Tumors (10/16/2019)
  • Intraabdominal and Retroperitoneal Spindle Cell Neoplasms (10/16/2019)
  • New Entities in Soft Tissue Pathology (10/17/2019)

Past Lectures

  • Matrix-Forming Mesenchymal Lesions (06/28/2018)
  • Cutaneous Soft Tissue Tumors and Their Mimics (06/27/2018)
  • New Entities in Soft Tissue Pathology (06/26/2018)
  • Intraabdominal and Retroperitoneal Spindle Cell Tumors (06/25/2018)
  • Lipomatous Tumors (06/25/2018)


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