Charles D. Sturgis, MDDepartment of Pathology
Director of Cytopathology


  • Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, The University of Kansas, 88-92
  • Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 92-97
  • Fellowship: Cytopathology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, 97-98

Research Interests

  • Translational projects in cytopathology and surgical pathology

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Societies

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • College of American Pathologists
  • American Society of Cytopathology
  • Illinois Society of Cytopathology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Scholarly Work

Publications in Peer-Review Journals:

  1. Argiris, A., Hensing, T., Yeldandi, A., Patel, S., Adekunle R., Sturgis, C., Masters, G., Gooding, W.,Pins, M., Kolesar, J.  Combined Analysis of Molecular and Clinical Predictors of Gefitinib Activity in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:  Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Mutations Do Not Tell the Whole Story.  Journal of Thoracic Oncology, Vol 1, 2006, pp 52-60.
  2. Bristol-Gould, S.K., Hutten, C.G., Sturgis, C.D., Kilen, S.M., Mayo, K.E., Woodruff, T.K.  The Development of a Mouse Model of Ovarian Endosalpingiosis.  Endocrinology, Vol 146, 2005, pp 5228-5236.
  3. Jovanovic, I., Dieterich, M., Doyle, M.A., Gatbunton, C., Bourtsos, E.P., Sturgis, C.D.   P16INK4a Immunocytochemistry as a Triage Test for Liquid-Based Cervicovaginal Cytology Samples Diagnosed as High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions.  Pathology Case Reviews, Vol 10, 2005, pp 144-149.
  4. Schiller, C.L., Nickolov A.G., Kaul K.L., Hahn, E.A., Hy, J.M., Escobar, M.T., Kaul, K.L., Watkin, W.G., Sturgis, C.D., High Risk Human Papillomavirus Detection:  A Split Sample Comparison of Hybrid Capture and Chromogenic In Situ Hybridization. American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Vol 121, 2004, pp 537-545.
  5. Jeruss, J.S., Sturgis, C.D., Rademaker, A.W., Woodruff, T.K.  Down-Regulation of Activin, Activin Receptors, and Smads in High-Grade Breast Cancer. Cancer Research, Vol 63, 2003, pp 3783-3790.
  6. Han, H., Landreneau, R.J., Santucci, T.S., Tung, M.Y., Macherey, R.S., Shackney, S.E., Sturgis, C.D., Raab, S.S., Silverman, J.F.  Prognostic Value of Immunohistochemical Expression of p53, HER-2/neu, and bcl-2 in Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.  Human Pathology, Vol 33, 2002, pp. 105-110.
  7. Sturgis, C.D., Nassar, D.L., D'Antonio, J.A., and Raab, S.S.  Cytologic Features Useful for Distinguishing Small Cell From Non-Small Cell Carcinoma in Bronchial Brush and Wash Specimens.  American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Vol 114, 2000, pp. 197-202.
  8. Sturgis, C.D., Caraway, N.P., Johnston, D.A., Sherman, S.I., Kidd, L., and Katz, R.L.  Image Analysis Of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Fine Needle Aspirates:  Significant Association Between Aneuploidy and Death from Disease. Cancer Cytopathology, Vol. 87, 1999, pp. 155-160.
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