Jack Raisanen, M.D.

Jack Raisanen, M.D.

  • Pathology
  • Surgical Neuropathology


Jack Raisanen, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in surgical neuropathology.

Dr. Raisanen earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School and completed residencies in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology at Stanford University. He gained advanced training in neuropathology through a fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, and later completed fellowships in cytopathology and surgical pathology at UT Southwestern.

Certified in anatomic pathology, cytopathology, and neuropathology by the American Board of Pathology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2001.

Dr. Raisanen is a member of the American Association of Neuropathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. He is an ad hoc reviewer for Brain Pathology, Acta Neuropathologica, and Histopathology.

The author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals related to his areas of interest, he has been invited to lecture in a wide range of venues both nationally and internationally. He also contributed to the books Biopsy Interpretation: The Frozen Section and Pathology: State of the Art Reviews.

Dr. Raisanen is a three-time recipient of UT Southwestern’s Outstanding Teaching Award.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical School (1999-2000), Pathology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical School (2000-2001), Surgical Pathology
  • Medical School - University of Michigan Medical School (1982-1986)
  • Residency - Stanford University (1986-1988), Anatomic Pathology
  • Fellowship - University of California, San Francisco Medical Center (1989-1992), Neuropathology
  • Residency - Stanford University (1997-1999), Clinical Pathology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Association of Neuropathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Honors & Awards
  • Outstanding Teacher, 2004, 2012, 2021, Medical Students Award for Sophomore Pathology Course, UT Southwestern
  • Vernie A. Stembridge Award for Excellence in Housestaff Teaching 2004, UT Southwestern
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Surgical Neuropathology

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