To serve patients, health care providers, research scientists, scholars, and society by providing excellence and innovation in diagnostic services and educational resources in a respectful, professional and culturally diverse atmosphere.
To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.
Michael J. Caplan, M.D.
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Walton Research Building
Phone: (843) 792-8849
Fax: (843) 792-3537
Medical Autopsy Pathology
B.S., 1983, Michigan State University
M.D., 1987, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
1987-1992: Residency in Anatomic & Laboratory Medicine, University of Michigan Health System
1992-1993: Fellowship in Forensic Pathology, New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
2003-2004: Fellowship in Pediatric Pathology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Sima AAF, Caplan MJ, D’Amato CJ, Pevzner M, Furlong JW. Fulminant multiple system atrophy in a young adult presenting as motor neuron disease. Neurology. 1993; 43: 2031-2035.
Strouse PJ, Caplan M, Owings CL. Extracranial soft tissue swelling: a normal postmortem radiographic finding or a sign of trauma? Pediatr Radiol. 1998; 28: 594-596.
Goldberg CS, Caplan MJ, Heidelberger K,. Dick M. The dimensions of the triangle of Koch in children. Am J Cardiol. 1999; 83: 117-120.
Turner J, Skinner M, Caplan MJ, Gillespie MB. Pathology quiz case: myofibroma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. (2007)
Caplan MJ, Gandelman M, Schneiderman H. A case of AIDS: a clinicoimmuno-pathologic correlation. Connecticut Medicine. 1987; 51: 303-309.
Batalis NI, Caplan MJ, Schandl CA. Invasive group B streptococcal infections in adults. Check Sample, American Society of Clinical Pathologists: Forensic Pathology. 2006;FP06-9: 115-125.
Caplan MJ. The role of the hospital-based forensic pathologist in promoting standards in death investigation. Check Sample, American Society of Clinical Pathologists: Forensic Pathology. 1998;98-10 (FP-241): 129-150.