Meet the Pathology Team at Norton Children’s

Norton Children’s pathologists are board certified in anatomic pathology and/or clinical pathology, as well as subspecialized in pediatric pathology. This means they have achieved the highest level of competence in these areas, as verified by a professional medical board. We provide pathology consultations throughout the commonwealth and beyond.

 

Pediatric pathologists

 

Susan C. Coventry, M.D. 
Renal pathology, pediatric cancers, placental pathology

 

Robert F. Debski, M.D. 
Pediatric cancers, liver and gastrointestinal pathology, cytology

 

Alexandra Gerassimides, M.D.
Placental and perinatal pathology

 

Jessica L. Hata, M.D.
Pediatric cancers, renal pathology, electron microscopy

 

Matthew P. Thompson, D.O.
Placental and perinatal pathology, cardiac pathology, medicolegal consults

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