Staff Pathologist


  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1976

University Appointment

  • Professor of Pathology, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • 1971, University of Illinois, MD
  • 1972, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Straight Internship in Pediatrics
  • 1976, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


  • Anathanarayanan V, Pan Y, Tretiakova M, Amin MB, Cheng L, Epstein JI, Grignon DJ, Jansel DE, Jimenez RE, McKenney JK, Montironi R, Oliva E, Osunkoya AO, Rao P, Reuter VE, Ro JY, Shen SS, Srigley JR, Tsuzuki T, Yao JL, Antic T, Haber M, Taxy JB, Paner GP: Influence of Histologic Criteria and Confounding Factors in Staging Equivocal Cases for Microscopic Perivesical Tissue Invasion (pT3a): An Interobserver study Among Genitourinary Pathologists.  Am J Surg Pathol 2013 Oct 18 [Epub ahead of print].
  • Zhao L, Antic T, Witten D, Paner GP, Taxy JB, Husain A, Gwin K, Mirza MK, Lingen MW, Tretiakova MS: Is GATA3 Expression Maintained in Regional Metastases? A Study of Paired Primary and Metastatic Urothelial Carcinomas.  Am J Surg Pathol 2013 Dec; 37(12):1876-81.
  • Tretiakova M, Antic T, Binder D, Kocherginsky M, Liao C, Taxy JB, Oto A: Microvessel density is not increased in prostate cancer: Digital imaging of routine sections and tissue microarrays.  Hum Pathol 2013 Apr; 44(4):495-502.
  • Antic T and Taxy JB: Thyroid frozen section: Supplementary or unnecessary? Am J Surg Pathol 2013 Feb; 37(2):282-6.
  • Ananthanarayanan V, Mueller J, Taxy J, Tesic V: Photo quiz: Unexpected fatal pneumonia in an immunocompetent adult: A tale of a father and a son.  J Clin Microbiol 2012 Oct; 50(10):3151 and 3414.
  • Soneru C,  Brown D, Jeswani S, Taxy J, y Pinto JM. Localized, idiopathic amyloidosis of the sinuses: Case report and review of the literature.  Acta de Otorinolaringologia y Circigia de Cabeza y Cuello (Colombia) Marzo de 2012; Suplemento, 9-10 (in Spanish).
  • Budzik JM, Hosseini M, MacKinnon AC Jr, Taxy JB: Disseminated Nocardia farcinica: Literature review and a fatal outcome in an immunocompetent patient.  Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2012 Jun; 13(3):163-70.
  • Antic T, Hyjek EM, Taxy JB: The vanishing testis: A histomorphologic and clinical assessment.  Am J Clin Pathol 2011 Dec; 136(6):872-80.
  • Cipriani NA, Martin DE, Corey JP, Portugal L, Caballero N, Lester R, Anthony B, Taxy J: The clinicopathologic spectrum of benign mass lesions of the vocal fold due to vocal abuse.  Int J Surg Pathol 2011 Oct; 19(5):583-7.
  • Sivam A, Jeswani S, Reder L, Wang J, DeTineo M, Taxy J, Baroody FM, Naclerio RM, Pinto JM: Olfactory cleft inflammation is present in seasonal allergic rhinitis and is reduced with intranasal steroids.  Am J Rhinol Allergy 2010 Jul-Aug; 24(4):286-90.
  • Song J, Li M, Zagaja GP, Taxy JB, Shalhav AL, Al-Ahmadie HA: Intraoperative frozen section assessment of pelvic lymph nodes during radical prostatectomy is of limited value.  Br J Urol Int 2010 Nov; 106(10):1463-7.
  • Cipriani N, Blair E, Taxy JB: WHIM syndrome and oral squamous cell carcinoma.  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2010 Jan; 109(1):105-8. 
  • Taxy JB, El-Zayaty S, Langerman A: Acute fungal sinusitis: Natural history and the role of frozen section.  Am J Clin Pathol 2009 Jul; 132(1):86-93.
  • Bamba R, Sweiss NJ, Langerman AJ, Taxy JB, Blair EA: The minor salivary gland biopsy as a diagnostic tool for Sjogren syndrome.  Laryngoscope 2009 Oct; 119(10):1922-6. 
  • Taxy JB: Frozen section and the surgical pathologist: A point of view.  Arch Pathol Lab Med 2009 Jul; 133(7):1135-8.
  • Rapp DE, Msezane LP, Reynolds WS, Lotan TL, Obara P, O’Connor RC, Taxy JB, Gerber GS, Zagaja GP: Recutting prostate needle core biopsies with high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia increases detection of adenocarcinoma.  Can J Urol 2009 Feb; 16(1):4484-9.
  • Zorn KC, Gofrit ON, Steinberg GP, Taxy JB, Zagaja GP, Shalhav AL: Planned nerve preservation to reduce positive surgical margins during robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.  J Endourol 2008 Jun; 22(6):1303-9.
  • Cheng JX, Tretriakova M, Gong C, Mandal S, Krausz T, Taxy JB: Renal medullary carcinoma: Rhabdoid features and the absence of INI1 expression as markers of aggressive behavior.  Mod Pathol 2008 Jun; 21(6):647-52.
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