G. David Spencer, M.D.

G. David Spencer, M.D.

President/Medical Director - Pathology Group of the Midsouth, PC

Director - Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) Laboratory - Memphis

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Fellowship

Gynecologic Pathology, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO

Pulmonary Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Pulmonary Pathology

Gynecologic Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Uropathology

Dr. David Spencer is the gynecology and pulmonary pathologist at Pathology Group of the Midsouth (PGM). A graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1987, Dr. Spencer has an unusual point of view on the surgical-pathologist
relationship as he spent 15 months as an OR surgical assistant at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis before and during medical school. Following his residency in Pathology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Dr. Spencer spent a year with Dr. Fred Kraus in St. Louis, Missouri as a fellow in Gynecologic Pathology with a particular interest in placental pathology. Dr. Spencer joined the group in 1992. He also did a mini fellowship in pulmonary pathology with Dr. Jeffery Meyers at Mayo Clinic in 1995. Dr. Spencer is an active member of the BMH Medical Staff, and serves as the Director of Histology.

Shamim Moinuddin, M.D.

Shamim Moinuddin, M.D.

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified Cytopathology

Cytopathology

Gynecological Pathology

ENT Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Dr. Shamim Moinuddin is a graduate of Osmania University Medical College in India. Following internships in Pediatrics at Middlesborough General Hospital, England and Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. James Hospital Tredegar, England she joined BMH. Following her residency at BMH she assumed directorship of cytopathology. Dr. Moinuddin is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with special competence in
Cytopathology. Her areas of interest are FNA biopsies, GYN, Bladder, Thyroid and Lung pathology. She has gained extensive experience over the last 30 years and has trained several cytopath fellows and residents. Dr. Moinuddin served for many years as Medical Director, School of Cytotechnology, at the University of Tennessee. She is an active member of BMH’s Medical Staff.

John Thomison, M.D.

John Thomison, M.D.

Director - Cytology Laboratory

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified in Cytopathology

Fellowship

Cytopathology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Surgical Pathology

Cytopathology

Fine Needle Aspiration

Dr. Thomison grew up in Nashville, TN. After receiving his undergraduate education at Williams College and Oxford University, he returned to Nashville for medical school at Vanderbilt University. He then completed his training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Colorado Denver, where he served as chief resident, followed by a fellowship in Cytopathology at
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Thomison maintains an interest in all areas of general pathology, with a special focus on fine needle aspiration and its role in early cancer diagnosis.

Heather Baldwin, M.D.

Heather Baldwin, M.D.

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified Hematopathology

Fellowship

Hematopathology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Hematopathology

Coagulation

Dr. Heather Baldwin, a native of Memphis, attended The University of Tennessee Knoxville and Manchester University in Manchester, England for her undergraduate studies and received her medical degree from The University of Tennessee College of Medicine. She completed a Family Medicine residency at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. She returned to Memphis and practiced family medicine for seven (7) years. She then chose to pursue her interest in pathology. She completed a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at The University of Tennessee, Memphis, serving as chief resident. She followed up with a fellowship in Hematopathology at The University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. She currently practices general pathology with special interests in hematopathology and coagulation.

Thomas R. Callihan, M.D.

Thomas R. Callihan, M.D.

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Fellowship

Hematopathology, National Cancer Institute

Hematopathology

Hematology

Flow Cytometry

Dr. Tom Callihan is the hematopathologist at Pathology Group of the Midsouth in Memphis. A graduate of Kenyon College and George Washington University Medical School, Dr. Callihan did his residency at George Washington University Hospital and his Hematopathology Fellowship with Dr. Costan Berard at
the National Cancer Institute from 1977-79. He then became Director of Clinical Laboratories at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Dr. Callihan returned to adult pathology during a 5-year stint with the Duckworth Pathology Group in Memphis, and then joined PGM in 1990. At PGM he is in charge of the Special Hematology Laboratory and interprets bone marrows, lymph nodes, and lymphoid infiltrates of other organs, as well as being a general diagnostic surgical pathologist. He is the author of six book chapters and seventeen articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Callihan has an interest in reimbursement as it relates to hematopathology.

Carolyn M. Chesney, M.D.

Carolyn M. Chesney, M.D.

Board Certified Internal Medicine

Board Certified Hematology

Board Certified Hematopathology

Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Fellowship

Hematology, Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA

Coagulation

Hematology

Transfusion Medicine

Disorders of Bleeding and Clotting

Dr. Carolyn Chesney is director of the Coagulation Laboratory at Baptist Memorial Hospital and does diagnostic hematology, blood banking, and clinical consultations in patients with bleeding and clotting disorders. After graduation from Vanderbilt University
Medical School Dr. Chesney was an intern and resident in Medicine at Vanderbilt Hospital prior to her Hematology fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology, and has practiced laboratory medicine at Baptist Memorial Hospital since 1980, in addition to her teaching responsibilities at the University of Tennessee as a Professor of Medicine and Pathology. Dr. Chesney enjoys the reputation of being most experienced coagulationist.

Matthew Dress, M.D.

Matthew Dress, M.D.

Director - Flow Cytometry Laboratory

Director - Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) Laboratory – Union City, Volunteer Community Hospital

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified in Hematopathology

Fellowship

Hematopathology, University of Rochester Medical Center — Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY

Surgical Pathology

Blood Bank

Transfusion Medicine

Coagulation

Dr. Matthew Dress, a native of Harrisonburg, VA. He received his B.S. from Christian Brothers University before earning his medical degree from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Dress completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and
Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee where he served as chief resident. Dr. Dress subsequently completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center—Strong Memorial Hospital. In addition to his extensive knowledge of hematopathology and flow cytometry, Dr. Dress has fostered distinct interests in blood banking and transfusion medicine, coagulation, and numerous areas of surgical pathology.

Kenneth D. Groshart, M.D.

Kenneth D. Groshart, M.D.

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified Internal Medicine

Fellowship

Nephrology, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, TN

Transfusion Medicine

Gastroinestinal

Cardiac and Pulmonary Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Dr. Groshart graduated from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences 1972. He completed an Internal Medicine residency and six months of Nephrology fellowship at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Groshart also completed a residency in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology at
Baptist Memorial Hospital, under the direction of E. Eric Muirhead, M.D. Dr. Groshart is board certified in Internal Medicine and Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He has special expertise in blood banking, immunohematology, immunology, and coagulation. His areas of special interest include gastrointestinal pathology, pulmonary pathology, immunohematology, and cardiovascular pathology. He is the Medical Director of the Blood Bank and Therapeutic Blood Service for the Baptist Hospital. He brings over 35 years of experience to the area.

J. Cameron Hall, M.D.

J. Cameron Hall, M.D.

Director - East Memphis Surgery Center Laboratory

Director - Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) Laboratory – Women's

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Fellowship

Surgical Pathology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Microbiology

Immunopathology

Infectious Disease

Clinical Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Dr. Hall joined PGM in January 1989 after completing a fellowship in surgical pathology at the University of
Tennessee – Memphis. He completed his undergraduate studies at David Lipscomb College (Nashville) and completed his medical degree at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. His residency training was in the Baptist Memorial Hospital/University of Tennessee pathology program. Dr. Hall is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He has special interests in surgical pathology, clinical chemistry, immunology, clinical microbiology, GYN pathology, breast pathology, and prostate pathology. He has conducted workshops at national meetings of the American Society for Microbiology and at various regional microbiology organizations. He is an active Inspector for the Laboratory Accreditation Program of the College of American Pathologists. He is the past president of the Tennessee Society of Pathologists.

Kurt Thoreau Patton, M.D.

Kurt Thoreau Patton, M.D.

Director - Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) Laboratory – Desoto

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Fellowship

GI/Liver Pathology, Emory University - Atlanta, GA

Soft Tissue, Emory University - Atlanta, GA

Bone and Soft Tissue

Gastrointestinal

Surgical Pathology

Dr. Patton joined Pathology Group of the Midsouth in 2007, after completing fellowships in both GI/Liver pathology 2005-06 and Soft Tissue 2006-07 at Emory University. Prior to the fellowship training, Dr. Patton completed his undergraduate studies at Boston University and his medical degree at the University of Tennessee – Memphis. His residency training was at the Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Patton is the Director of Baptist Memorial Hospital – Desoto Laboratories. He is also board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and has special interest and training in bone and soft tissue pathology, as well as gastrointestinal pathology.

WeiHua Wang, M.D.

WeiHua Wang, M.D.

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified in Cytopathology

Fellowship

Surgical Pathology, Washington University - St. Louis, MO

Cytopathology, Duke University - Durham, NC

Cytopathology Pathology

Gynecologic Pathology

ENT Pathology

Surgical Pathology

Dr. Wang joined Pathology Group of the Midsouth in 2003. She is Board Certified Anatomic & Clinic Pathology and Board Certified Cytopathology. Dr. Wang completed her Surgical Pathology fellowship at Washington University, St. Louis in 2002, followed by her Cytopathology Fellowship
at Duke University in 2003. During her pathology residency at the University of Tennessee, Memphis she served as Chief resident. Dr. Wang’s double board certification provides our clients with a unique level of expertise.

Susan W. Warner, M.D.

Susan W. Warner, M.D.

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Hematopathology

Flow Cytometry

Dr. Warner graduated from the University of Tennessee Medical School, Memphis, TN. Following residencies at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Veteran's Administration, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and University of Tennessee, Dr. Warner joined the group as a staff pathologist in 1991. She is Board Certified in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology and was a research assistant for one year in Flow Cytometry in Atlanta, GA. In addition to Clinical Pathology, her special interests include Hematopathology and Flow Cytometry.

Blazej Zbytek, M.D., Ph.D.

Blazej Zbytek, M.D., Ph.D.

Director - Baptist Memorial Hospital (BMH) Laboratory – Collierville

Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Board Certified in Dermatopathology

Fellowship

Surgical Pathology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Dermatopathology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Surgical Pathology

Dermatopathology

Neuropathology

Dr. Blazej Zbytek earned his medical degree from the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. He spent several years working as a researcher at the University of Tennessee and published numerous papers that dealt with neuroendocrinology of the skin and melanoma. Dr. Zbytek then completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Tennessee where he served as chief resident. During residency, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Zbytek subsequently completed a fellowship in surgical pathology at Emory University and in dermatopathology at the University of Tennessee. He has special interest in dermatopathology and various aspects of surgical pathology.