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Benjamin L. Witt, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

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Bio

Dr. Witt's research interests include studies related to fine-needle aspiration and Head and Neck pathology.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Anatomic Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical)
American Board of Pathology (Sub: Cytopathology)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Cytology
  • Surgical Pathology

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Anatomic Pathology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical)
American Board of Pathology (Sub: Cytopathology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2507 Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Department of Pathology
1950 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

I have an interest in studies relating to cytology and most notably fine needle aspiration. Additionally, I have a subspecialty interest in Head and Neck pathology and related research. I currently act as the Director of the Cytopathology resident rotation (for our AP/CP residents at the University of Utah) and would like to continue to improve the rotation with newly implemented didactics, continually updated study sets, and periodic quizzes. I think these factors serve to buttress the service work and give our residents a well-rounded cytology experience.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah/ARUP Laboratories
Cytopathology
Fellow
Residency University of Chicago - NorthShore
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Resident
Professional Medical University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Colorado at Boulder
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Witt BL, Albertson DJ, Coppin MG, Horrocks CF, Gulbahce HE (March 2015). Use of In Situ Hybridization for HPV in Head and Neck Tumors: Experience from a National Reference Laboratory. Head & Neck Pathology, 9(1), 60-64.
  2. Chengquan Zhao, Zaibo Li, Ritu Nayar, Angelique Levi, Barbara Winkler, Ann T Moriarty, Gliz A Barkan, Jianyu Rao, Fern Miller, Fang Fan, Zhongren Zhou, Qiusheng Si, Andrew H Fischer, Charles D Sturgis, Xin Jing, Carrie B Marshall, Benjamin L Witt, George Birdsong, Barbara A Crothers (Feb 2015). Prior High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Testing and Papanicolaou Test Results of 70 Invasive Carcinomas Diagnosed in 2012: Results of a Retrosepctive Multicenter Study. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 139(2), 184-188.
  3. Layfield LJ, Esebua M, Witt BL (July 2014). Cytotechnologist Screening of Fine Needle Aspiration Specimens: Impact on Turnaround Time and Diagnostic Accuracy. Diagn Cytopathol, 42(7), 606-608.
  4. Chadwick BE, Layfield LJ, Witt BL, Schmidt RL, Cox K, Adler DG (April 2014). Significance of atypia in pancreatic and bile duct brushings: Follow-up analysis of the categories atypical and suspicious for malignancy. Diagn Cytopathol, 42(4), 285-291.
  5. Schmidt RL, Witt BL, Narra K, Factor RE (January 2014). Diagnostic Accuracy Studies of Fine-Needle Aspiration Show Wide Variation in Reporting of Study Population Characteristics: Implications for External Validity. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 138(1), 88-97.

Review

  1. Witt BL, Schmidt RL (March 2014). Ultrasound guided core-needle biopsy of salivary gland lesions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. [Review]. Laryngoscope, The, 124(3), 695-700.

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