John R. Goldblum

John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Anatomic Pathology, Professor of Pathology,
The Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine

Academic Profile at a Glance
Dr. Goldblum

  • Received his BS, MD and did his AP Residency (Chief Resident) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Fellowship with Sharon Weiss, M.D., University of Michigan
  • Joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1993; Specialty in GI and Soft Tissue Pathology
  • Named Anatomic Pathology Chair in 2002
  • Co-author of Enzinger and Weiss' Soft Tissue Tumors, 4th and 5th editions; 6th edition to be released soon
  • Co-Editor with Dr. Robert Odze of the 2009 textbook entitled, Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, 1st and 2nd editions; 3rd edition coming soon.  
  • Series Editor of highly successful Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series (15 in total, now in their second edition).
  • Series Editor of new series, Surgical Pathology Clinics (Elsevier); 10 books already released, with more planned on all topics in Surgical Pathology.
  • Author of more than 270 peer-reviewed articles the majority of which are on GI and Soft Tissue Pathology.
  • 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.

 More about the Anatomic Pathology Department

  • One of the busiest of its kind in the U.S.
  • Some 115,000 surgicals
  • Some 95,000 cytology specimens
  • Over 40 staff members
  • Completely subspecialized department

 Fun Facts

  • Pittsburgh Native
  • Attended 68 Bruce Springsteen Concerts to date
  • Cousin Jeff Goldblum is an actor
  • Cousin Aaron Krickstein, formerly ranked Number 6 in World Tennis and Uncle to Morgan Pressel, youngest person to win an LPGA Major and currently ranked in Top 15 in World in LPGA Women's Golf

 Most Important Achievement

  • Successfully raising four children - Drew, Ryan, Janavi and Raedan and married to his wonderful wife Asmita for 22 years