Jose Torrealba, M.D.
Jose Torrealba, M.D.

Jose Torrealba, M.D.

Director of Surgical Pathology, IHC and Histology Laboratories; Associate Director, Anatomic Pathology

  • Drs. George and Anne Race Distinguished Professorship of Pathology
  • Pathology
  • Pathology/Diagnosis of Genitourinary Cancers
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (Pulmonary Fibrosis)
Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (1997-1999), Molecular Cardiology
  • Residency - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (1999-2003), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Medical School - Universidad Central De Venezuela-Hospital Universitario (1987-1994)
  • Fellowship - University of Toronto, Canada (2003-2005), Immunology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • United States and Canadian Association of Pathology (2016), Member
  • College of American Pathology (2001), Fellow
  • American Society of Transplantation (2003), Member
  • Royal College of Physicians of Canada (RCPC) (2006), Fellow
Honors & Awards
  • Society of Cardiovascular Pathology Young Investigator’s Award, USCAP 2018, Trainee platform presentation of CD68/CD31 Immunohistochemistry Double Stain Demonstrates Increased Accuracy in Diagnosing Antibody-Mediated Rejection in Cardiac Transplant Patients
  • Poster of Distinction, American Transplant Congress 2017, “Banff 2013 Classification of Renal Allograft Pathology Is Superior to Banff 2007 in Detecting and Managing Milder and Earlier Cases of Antibody-Mediated Rejection”.
  • Poster of Distinction, World Transplant Congress. 2014, “Histopathology of Long Term Tolerant Kidney Allografts in Rhesus monkeys
  • Drs. George and Anne Race Distinguished Professor of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 2012, Endowment Fund
  • Gold Microscope Award in Anatomic Pathology. 2010, In recognition of Residency Education, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Wisconsin
  • Magna Cum Laude 1994, Achieving the highest average grade in the corresponding class of 1994, Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela.
  • Award: “Dr. Lorenzo Campins y Ballester” 1994, Academic Excellence, Faculty of Medicine, Central University of Venezuela.
  • Sheard Sandford Pathology Resident Award, 2002 American Society of Clinical Pathology/College of American Pathology Annual Meeting 2002, Research article “Piceatannol is associated with increased survival and reduced mononuclear cells in renal allografts”. Diploma and Leica Microscope DMLS.
  • Sheard Sandford Pathology Resident Award, 2003 American Society of Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting 2003, Research article “TGF+ 1 mediated immune regulation of renal transplants correlates with infiltrating TGF+ T regulatory cells in the allografts”. Diploma and Leica Microscope DMLS.
Books & Publications

Clinical Focus

  • Pathology/Diagnosis of Genitourinary Cancers
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (Pulmonary Fibrosis)
  • Thoracic Pathology

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