Department of Pathology

Abberly Lott Limbach, MD

Assistant Professor

Abberly Lott Limbach, MD




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Office Location:

E410 Doan Hall

Mailing Address:

E410 Doan Hall
410West 10th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210


Dr. Abberly Lott Limbach is an assistant professor of pathology at the Ohio State University. She is the director of the head and neck pathology service and a member of the cytology division. Before joining OSU, she was an assistant professor of pathology and ophthalmology at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. After finishing her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Lott Limbach completed fellowships in cytology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, and head and neck surgical pathology at the University of Chicago. She received her MD from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI and her BS from Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State University. She is board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Cytology.

Dr. Lott Limbach’s research interests include salivary gland neoplasms, salivary gland cytology, cytology of the head and neck, and thyroid pathology. She has published a number of articles in these areas and presented several abstracts at academic meetings. She is interested in education and has worked with learners at all levels from high school students through fellow pathologists . She also serves on the Progressive Education Committee (PEC) of the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), and is a former member of the ASC’s E-Journal Committee.

Board Certifications

2016 Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology

2013 Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Academic and Medical Appointments

2019-Present Director, Head and Neck Pathology, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

2019-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

Education and Training

2014-2015 Fellow, Head and Neck Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Chicago, Chicago IL

2013-2014 Fellow, Cytopathology, Department of Cytopathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX

2009-2013 Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

2005-2009 MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit MI

2000-2004 BS, Lyman Briggs College, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Selected Publications

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