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Pathology Faculty

The Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas pathologists are board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, with specialties in Cytopathology, Neuropathology, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Liver Pathology, Hematopathology, Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine, Forensic Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Infectious Disease Pathology, and Chemical Pathology, among others.

 

Dr. Peter Dysert 

Peter A. Dysert, MD

Pathology Program Director

Chief of Pathology

 

Dr. Dysert is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He attended the University of Oklahoma Medical School and served his residency at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Dysert is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center.

 

To learn more about Dr. Dysert, check him out in his interview with Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings.

 

Dr. Raul Benavides

Raul Benavides, MD

Associate Program Director, Clinical Pathology

 

Dr. Benavides received his medical degree from the University of Texas-Southwestern. He served a residency in Internal Medicine and Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine. Special fields of interest include Molecular, Chemistry, Integration of Pathology and Clinical modalities into a unified diagnostic and therapeutic entity. He currently serves as Core Lab Director for Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Joseph Buileyardo

Joseph Guileyardo, MD

Forensic Pathologist

Associate Program Director, Anatomic Pathology

 

Dr. Guileyardo is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Forensic Pathology. He received his M.D. from Louisiana State University Medical School. Dr. Guileyardo currently serves as Director of Autopsy Services for the Baylor Health Care System, and his main interests are centered on autopsy pathology and the education of resident physicians in training. He has been published more than 25 times in peer-reviewed publications.

 

To learn more about Dr. Guileyardo, check out his interview in Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings.

 

Dr. Carol Adair

Carol F. Adair, MD

 

Dr. Adair is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology. Her area of special interest is Endocrine Pathology. Dr. Adair attended Wake Forest Medical School and served her residency at the Medical College of Virginia. She primarily works out of the Baylor Dallas location. 

 

Dr. Atin Agarwal

Atin Agarwal, MD

 

Dr. Atin Agarwal is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He attended his medical school in India and completed his residency from Baylor Medical College, Houston. He did his Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology fellowship from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. He has special interests in Gastrointestinal Pathology, and Bone and Soft tissue Pathology. Dr. Agarwal primarily works out of the Baylor Dallas location.

 

Dr. Stacia Clement-Kruzel

Stacia Clement-Kruzel, MD

 

Dr. Clement-Kruzel is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology as well as Cytopathology, with special interests in Cytopathology, Gynecologic Pathology, and Genitourinary Pathology. She attended The University of Texas at Houston Medical School for both medical school and residency. She also completed fellowships in both Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Clement-Kruzel primarily works out of the Baylor Dallas location.

 

Dr. Javed Gill

Javed I. Gill, MD

 

Dr. Gill is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematopathology, and Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine. He holds special interests in Hematopathology and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Gill attended the King Edward Medical College and served his residency at SUNY Health Science Center, New York. He also served a fellowship through the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. Dr. Gill’s main location is PBM Lewisville.

 

Dr. William Herlihy

William G. Herlihy. MD

 

Dr. Herlihy is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, with special interests in Breast, Lung, and Transplant Pathology. He earned is M.D. from Oklahoma University School of Medicine and served his residency at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, which is now his primary location. He serves as a Managing Partner of PBM.

 

Dr. He Huang

He Huang, MD

 

Dr. He Huang is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, with special interests in surgical pathology and genitourinary pathology. She attended medical school at Peking Union Medical College and also earned her PhD degree in experimental medicine at McGill University. She completed her pathology residency at University at Buffalo, surgical pathology and genitourinary pathology fellowships at University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Huang works primarily at Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Meghan Koch

Meghan Koch, DO

 

Dr. Koch is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. She received her medical degree from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. She completed a Cytopathology Fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Koch's primary location is Baylor Dallas. 

 

Dr. John Krause

John Krause, MD

 

Dr. Krause is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Hematopathology. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Pathology at Tulane University Medical Center and as Director of the Hematopathology Fellowship Program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. He received his M.D. from the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. Dr. Krause received the H.P. Smith Award for Distinguished Pathology Educator. He has published 200 papers and has authored books on Bone Marrow Biopsy and Case Studies in Hematology.

 

To learn more about Dr. Krause, check out his interview in Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings.

 

Dr. Edward Mays

Edward J. Mays, MD

 

Dr. Mays is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and completed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Mays also served a fellowship in Transfusion Medicine at the New York Blood Center. He is a Fellow of the College of American Pathologists. Dr. Mays’ main location is Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Benton Middleman

Benton R. Middleman, MD

 

Dr. Middleman is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and has special interests in Hematopathology and Genitourinary Pathology. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and served his residency at Emory University Hospital, where he also had a fellowship in Surgical Pathology. Dr. Middleman is the Chief Medical Officer of med fusion, and serves as a Managing Partner of PBM.

 

 

Dr. James Mitchell

James Mitchell, MD

 

Dr. Mitchell is board certified in Anatomic Pathology and received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He completed Fellowships in Surgical Pathology and GI & Liver Pathology, both at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, NY. Dr. Mitchell's primary location is Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Karen Pinto

Karen R. Pinto, MD

Chief of Surgical Pathology, Baylor Dallas

 

Dr. Pinto is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology, with a special interest in Gynecologic Pathology. She attended Goa Medical College, served residency at New York Medical College and a fellowship in Obstetrical, Gynecological, and Perinatal Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee Women’s Hospital. Dr. Pinto works out of Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Amanda Profit

Amanda Profit, MD

Associate Program Director

 

Dr. Profit is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. She also completed a Fellowship in Surgical Pathology and a Fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology, both at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. Areas of special interest include Breast Pathology, GI Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology and Molecular Pathology. Her primary location is Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Metin Punar

Metin Punar, MD

 

Dr. Punar is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with a special interest in Microbiology. He attended Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine and completed his residency at Albany Medical Center. He also had a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Punar works primarily from Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Punar works primarily from Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Mauricio Salicru

Mauricio Salicru, MD

 

Dr. Salicru is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He received his medical degree from MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, in Houston, Texas. He completed a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, and a fellowship in Gastrointestinal Pathology at Miraca Life Sciences in Irving, Texas. His area of special interest includes Gastrointestinal Pathology.

 

Dr. Michelle Shiller

Michelle Shiller, DO

 

Dr. Shiller completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Baylor University Medical Center in July 2010. At that time, Dr. Shiller continued her training with a fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Shiller practices transplant pathology, specifically with liver, cardiac, and pulmonary transplants. Dr. Shiller also specializes in medical liver pathology. Additionally, she utilizes her molecular training together with the transplant department, as well as with the clinical oncologists in the consideration of hereditary disorders. Dr. Shiller is a member of the Precision Medicine Institute’s Advisory Committee, where she utilizes her fellowship training to assist with developing the Baylor Health Care System’s Precision Medicine Institute in all areas of application of molecular and genetic testing, utilizing molecular diagnostics. Dr. Shiller’s main location is Baylor Dallas.

 

Dr. Walter Simon

Walter B. Simon, MD

 

Dr. Simon is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He attended the Baylor College of Medicine and completed his residency at Baylor Dallas. He has published an article on Liver Transplantation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the American Journal of Cardiology. He has served on General and Breast Cancer Accreditation committees at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Garland. Dr. Simon’s main location is Baylor Scott & White – Garland.

 

Dr. G. Jackson Snipes

G. Jackson Snipes, MD, PhD

 

Dr. Snipes is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology with special interests in Neuromuscular and Molecular Pathology. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Stanford University. He completed a fellowship in Neuropathology at Stanford University and earned his PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology at Vanderbilt University Graduate School. He has received a patent for the discovery of a hereditary neuropathy disease gene. Dr. Snipes is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed papers. Dr. Snipes also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology and the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

 

Dr. David Watkins

David L. Watkins, MD

 

Dr. Watkins is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and holds special interests in Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology and Liver Pathology. He attended University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and completed his residency at North Carolina Memorial Hospital. He served a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

 

Dr. Haiying Zhang

Haiying Zhang, MD

 

Dr. Haiying Zhang is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Cytopathology, with special interests in special interests in Cytopathology and pulmonary pathology. He attended Shanghai Second Medical University, served AP/CP residency at University of Arizona and Cytopathology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

 

Dr. Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang, MD

 

Dr. Wei Zhang is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology. His area of special interest is Cytopathology and GYN pathology. Dr. Zhang attended Binzhou Medical College and served his residency and cytopathology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

 

Dr. Xin "Joseph" Zhou

Xin J. "Joseph" Zhou, MD

Director of Renal Path Diagnostics at PBM

 

Dr. Zhou is a world-renowned nephropathologist who has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts, wrote 20 book chapters and edited 2 books in renal pathology. He is the lead editor of an internationally used renal pathology text entitled “Silva’s Diagnostic Renal Pathology.” He has served on the editorial boards of several major pathology and nephrology journals. His research has been focused on the pathogenesis of various medical diseases of the kidney including lupus nephritis, acute kidney injury, hypertension as well as the aging kidney. Dr. Zhou has lectured widely and served as honorary and guest professors in several universities. He is the past president of the Chinese American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Zhou’s main location is PBM Lewisville.

 



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