The Bone and Soft Tissue fellowship offers advanced training in neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of bone and soft tissue, as well as mesenchymal neoplasms of the skin and viscera. The fellow participates in daily bone and soft tissue signout comprised of in-house cases and extensive consultation material. Histological differential diagnosis and the role of ancillary testing, including immunohistochemistry and molecular testing are emphasized.  


  • One, one-year fellowship.


  • Initial review of consultation material.
  • Weekly multidisciplinary sarcoma conference presentation with attending supervision.
  • Resident teaching.
  • Participation in available research opportunities is recommended.


  • ACGME-accredited combined Anatomic/Clinical Pathology or Anatomic Pathology residency training program.



Fellowship Program Director
John Reith, MD

Program Coordinator
Kristen Smith, BS
Education Coordinator, Center for Pathology Education
Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Avenue, L-13
Cleveland, OH 44195
Telephone: 216.445.2125
Fax: 216.444.6715