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Thomas Krausz, MD, FRCPath

Professor of Pathology

Director, Anatomic Pathology

Dr. Thomas Krausz is an expert pathologist with broad interests in tumor pathology including melanocytic tumors, soft tissue tumors, breast tumors, lung tumors, and mesothelioma.

The author of more than 170 peer-reviewed journal articles, Dr. Krausz teaches surgical pathology and cytology. In addition to his teaching duties here, he regularly lectures at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London and Harvard Medical School. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings.

The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of Environmental Health Science have funded Dr. Krausz's research.

Practice Location

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certification

Anatomic Pathology

Medical School

Semmelweis Medical School

Residency and Fellowship

Robert Karoly Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Postgraduate Medical School,
London, UK


American College of Pathologists
Association of Clinical Pathologists
Association of Directors of Anatomic Pathology
Association of Peruvian Pathologists
British Society for Clinical Cytology
Chicago Pathology Society
College of American Pathologists
Illinois Registry of Anatomic Pathology
International Society of Gynecological Pathologists
Royal College of Pathologists

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 834-8541

Office Fax

(773) 834-7644

Office Postal Address

Thomas Krausz, MD, FRC Path
Professor of Pathology
Director of Anatomic Pathology
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6101
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

Pytel P, Taxy JB, Krausz T. Divergent differentiation in malignant soft tissue neoplasms: the paradigm of liposarcoma and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor. Int J Surg Pathol. 2005 Jan;13:19-28.

Mooi WJ, Krausz T. Spitz nevus versus spitzoid melanoma: diagnostic difficulties, conceptual controversies. Adv Anat Pathol. 2006 Jul;13:147-56

Sattar H, Husain A, Kim A, Krausz T. The Presence of a CD21+ Follicular Dendritic Cell Network Distinguishes Invasive Quilty Lesions From Cardiac Acute Cellular Rejection. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006 Aug;30:1008-1013.

Mooi WJ and Krausz T. Pathology of Melanocytic Disorders 2nd Edition, Hodder Arnold 2007

Chang T, Husain A, Colby T, Taxy
J, Welch W, Cheung S, Early A, Travis W, Krausz T. Pneumocytic Adenomyoepithelioma: a distinctive lung tumor with epithelial, myoepithelial, and pneumocytic differentiation. Am J Surg Path. 2007 April 31(4);562-8.

Hermes GL, Delgado B, Tretiakova M, Cavigelli SA, Krausz T, Conzen SD, McClintock MK. Social isolation dysregulates endocrine and behavioral stress while increasing malignant burden of spontaneous mammary tumors. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2009;106(52):22393-8.

Williams JB, Pang D, Delgado B, Kocherginsky M, Tretiakova M, Krausz T, Pan D, He J, McClintock MK, Conzen SD. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2009;2(10):850-61

Foschini MP, Krausz T. Salivary gland-type tumors of the breast: a spectrum of benign and malignant tumors including “triple negative carcinomas” of low malignant potential. Semin Diagn Pathol 2010;27(1):77-90.

Rubin BP, Antonescu CR, Gannon FH, Hunt JL, Inwards CY, Klein MJ, Kneisl JS, Montag AG, Peabody TD, Reith JD, Rosenberg AE, Krausz T. Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with tumors of bone. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010;134(4):e1-7

Rubin BP, Blanke CD, Demeri GD, Dematteo RP, Fletcher CD, Goldblum JR, Lasota J, Lazar A, Maki RG, Miettinen M, Noffsinger A, Washington MK, Krausz T. Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010;134(2):165-70.

Rubin BP, Cooper K, Fletcher CD, Folpe AL, Gannon FH, Hunt JL, Lazar AJ, Montag AG, Peabody TD, Pollock RE, Reith JD, Qualman SJ, Rosenberg AE, Weiss SW, Krausz T. Protocol for the Examination of Specimens From Patients With Tumors of Soft Tissue. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010 Apr 134(4);e31-9.