Susan Staugaitis, MD, PhD

216.444.9189

Susan Staugaitis, MD, PhD

Appointed: 1998

Susan Staugaitis, MD, PhD
Department: Mellen Center
Associate Staff
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L25
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.9189
WorkFax:216.444.7927
Susan Staugaitis, MD, PhD
Department: Neurosciences
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code L25
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.9189
WorkFax:216.444.7927
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Susan M. Staugaitis, MD, PhD, is Associate Staff in the Departments of Neurosciences and Anatomic Pathology. She also is Assistant Professor of Molecular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Staugaitis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology, in combined anatomic pathology and neuropathology.

Her research interests are in brain development, glia, multiple sclerosis and glial brain tumors.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Campus
Neuropathology
New York, NY USA
1998
Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Campus
Anatomic Pathology & Neuropath
New York, NY USA
1996
Medical School - New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY USA
1992
Doctorate - New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY USA
1991
Graduate - New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY USA
1988
Undergraduate - University of California-Los Angeles
Psychobiology
Los Angeles, CA USA
1980

Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology- Neuropathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Pathology Recertification

Specialty Interests

brain tumors, developmental neurobiology

Memberships

  • American Association of Neuropathologists
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology

Treatment & Services

  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Molecular Neuropathology Consultation
  • Muscle And Nerve Pathology Diagnosis
  • Neuropathology Diagnosis and Consultation
  • Tissue Research Consultation

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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