John L. Shapiro Chair of Pathology
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Director of Renal/EM
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology – 3rd Fl
1161 21st Ave. S, C-3321 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2561
Office: MCN C-3310
The Renal / EM Division offers a variety of specialized procedures, including renal biopsy pathology, specialized immunofluorescence including Alport staining, direct immunofluorescence (e.g. skin, mucous membrane and lung specimens) and diagnostic electron microscopy.
Agnes B. Fogo, M.D., and Paisit Paueksakon, M.D. offer expert renal pathology services. Dr. Fogo has taught renal pathology courses at multiple venues, including the USCAP, ASN and ISN. She is an author of two books on renal pathology. In addition, Dr.Fogo has published extensively in the area of progression of renal diseases and renal pathology. Dr. Paueksakon did a specialized renal pathology fellowship at Vanderbilt.
James B. Atkinson, M.D., Ph.D. offers expert electron microscopic interpretation of neoplastic diseases, storage and muscle diseases, abnormal cilia, infectious and other diseases. He has long-standing expertise in cardiovascular pathology and electron microscopy, and has published extensively in these areas.