Debra L. Zynger, MD
Debra Zynger, MD, is an Associate Professor and is the Director of the Division of Genitourinary Pathology.
Dr. Zynger earned an MS in Genetics from Stanford University and MD from Indiana University. She completed her residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Northwestern University and Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Debra Zynger, MS, MD, has authored 2 Urologic Pathology textbooks, published more than 80 journal articles, has served as a peer reviewer for 38 journals and is on 4 editorial boards. Dr. Zynger presents numerous talks at national conferences and is the College of American Pathologists delegate chair for Ohio.
Dr. Zynger’s research interests are:
- Usage, accuracy, cost and value within urologic pathology specimens
- Improving consistency in synoptic reporting of urologic cancer
- Bladder cancer prognostication and pathologic reporting
- Identification of novel urologic diagnostic biomarkers
- Quality improvement in breast cancer pathology
Medical students are very involved in conducting research with Dr. Zynger and 29 medical students at The Ohio State University College of Medicine from 2009-2017 have achieved authorship on a journal publication with Dr. Zynger as the senior investigator.
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Academic and Medical Appointments
Associate Professor-Clinical, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio.
Director, Division of Urologic Pathology
Divisions of Urologic Pathology and Breast Pathology
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Education and Training
2009 Fellow, Urologic Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2004M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
1999 M.S., Genetics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA