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Katherine B. Geiersbach, M.D., B.A.

Specialties

  • Pathology
  • Pathology, Clinical
  • Clinical Cytogenetics

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

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Bio

Dr. Geiersbach is a medical director for Molecular Oncology, including PCR- and sequence-based tests such as KRAS, BRAF, EGFR, EML4-ALK, KIT, PDGFRA, PIK3CA, NRAS, microsatellite instability, and MLH1 methylation, FISH testing on paraffin embedded solid tumors, and immunohistochemistry testing of mismatch repair proteins for Lynch syndrome screening. Dr. Geiersbach is also a medical director for Cytogenetics. She has introduced several new tests to the ARUP Test Menu including Molar Pregnancy, 16 STR Markers and SNP Microarray for Products of Conception.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Medical Genetics (Sub: Clinical Cytogenetics)
American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical)
American Board of Pathology (Sub: Molecular Genetic Pathology)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Genetic Abnormalities in Spontaneous Miscarriage
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Microdissection

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Clinical Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Medical Genetics (Sub: Clinical Cytogenetics)
American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical)
American Board of Pathology (Sub: Molecular Genetic Pathology)
National Board of Medical Examiners

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 583-2787 ARUP
ARUP Laboratories, Inc.
546 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Academic Bio

Dr. Geiersbach is a staff pathologist for the Clinical Pathology Division at ARUP and an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her MD and completed residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Colorado. She completed fellowship training in Clinical Cytogenetics at the University of Colorado and completed fellowship training in Molecular Genetic Pathology at the University of Utah. She is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, clinical cytogenetics, and molecular genetic pathology. Dr. Geiersbach's research interests include genetic abnormalities in spontaneous pregnancy loss and genetic abnormalities in solid tumors.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Molecular Genetic Pathology
Fellow
Fellowship University of Colorado School of Medicine
Cytogenetics
Fellow
Residency University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pathology
Resident
Internship Stanford University Medical Center
Pathology
Intern
Professional Medical University of Colorado Denver
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Colorado
Pre-medical core curriculum
Pre Med
Undergraduate Princeton University
Architecture
B.A.

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