Justin Bishop, M.D.

Director of Anatomic Pathology

  • Jane B. and Edwin P. Jenevein, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Pathology
  • Pathology
  • Head & Neck Pathology


Dr. Bishop is a Professor of Pathology and Director of Head and Neck Pathology at UT Southwestern. A native Texan, Dr. Bishop grew up in Arlington, TX and received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He completed his pathology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and received training head and neck pathology with Dr. William Westra. Dr. Bishop served as faculty at Johns Hopkins, where he reached the rank of associate professor and was the Director of the Immunohistochemistry laboratory and associate director of the head and neck pathology consult practice.

Dr. Bishop is an expert in the surgical pathology diagnosis of head and neck and endocrine diseases. He has published 175 journal articles, 19 book chapters, and 5 books, and lectured extensively both nationally and internationally. Dr. Bishop contributed 15 chapters to the most recent WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors, and will be the lead author of the upcoming AFIP Fascicle of Salivary Gland Tumors. He is an associate editor for Histopathology and JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and a member of the editorial boards of American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Oral Oncology, and Annals of Otology and Rhinology, & Laryngology.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2006-2010), Pathology
  • Medical School - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine (2002-2006)
Books & Publications
  • Clinopathologic characterization of head and neck tumors, with an emphasis on salivary gland tumors, sinonasal tract tumors, and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related tumors.

Clinical Focus

  • Head & Neck Pathology

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