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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.

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To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.

M. Timothy Smith, M.D. - Director, Anatomic Pathology

M. Timothy Smith, M.D.
Voted Best 2013 - Best Doctors

Director, Anatomic Pathology
Office: Childrens Hospital Room 303D2
Phone: (843) 792-1092
Fax: (843) 792-8974


Surgical Pathology
Genitourinary Pathology
Soft Tissue Pathology


B.A., 1968, College of Arts & Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown WV
M.D., 1972, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Pathology Internship: 1972-1973, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas
Pathology & Neuropathology Residency: 1973-1977, The University of Texas, Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
Dermatopathology Fellowship: 1991-1993, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina


Genitourinary Neoplasia
Neoplasia Classification


  1. Sommer G, Dittmann J, Kuehnert J, Reumann K, Schwartz PE, Will H, Coulter BL, Smith MT, Heise T. The RNA-binding protein La contributes to cell proliferation and CCND1 expression. Oncogene 1-11, 2010.
  2. El-Zawahry A, Judson MA, Smith MT, Savage SJ. Genitourinary Sarcoidosis: A Single Institution Experience and Review of the Literature. UroToday Int J. Case Report. Apr 3(2) 2010.
  3. Frishberg DP, Balzer BL, Crowson AN, Didolkar M, McNiff JM, Perry RR, Prieto VG, Rao P, Smith MT, Smoller BR, Wick MR. Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with melanoma of the skin. CAP protocol. 2009.
  4. Bong GW, Titenour CWM, Osunkoya AO, Smith MT, Keane TE. Evaluation of modern pathological criteria for positive margins in radical prostatectomy specimens and their use for predicting biochemical recurrence. BJUI 2008;103:327-331.
  5. Bailey SC, Bailey B, Smith MT, Van Tassel P, Thomas CR Jr. Brain metastasis from a primary liposarcoma of the digit: case report. Am J Clin Oncol 2001;24(1):81-84.
  6. Rames RA, Smith MT. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor of the Prostate: A Rare Manifestation of Neurofibromatosis Type I. J Urol 2000;162:165-166.
  7. Jennings, Haddad, Smith, MT. Clear Cell Carcinoma Arising in Endometriosis in a Patient Treated with Tamoxifen. The Breast Journal 1999;5(1):132-136.
  8. McCutcheon TM, Smith, MT, Thomas CR, Van Tassel P, Patel SJ. Interparenchymal Hemorrhagic Neurocytoma: An Atypical Presentation of a Rare CNS Tumor. Med Pediatr Oncol 1999:32;440-446.
  9. Smith MT, Garvin AJ. Anatomic Pathology Turnaround Times. Use and Abuse. Am J Clin Pathol 1996;106(Suppl 1):S70-S73.

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