Gynecologic & Obstetric pathology is the subspeciality of Pathology dealing with diseases of the female repoductive system. This area also includes diseases of the placenta.

Faculty

Rex Bentley, MD, is known for his expertise in gynecologic pathology, of which he is head of service, and the changes in the endometrium associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT).

Sarah M. Bean, MD, is a Cytopathologist and Breast and Gynecologic Surgical Pathologist who specializes in women's health care.  Since 2006, she has provided excellent patient care at Duke.  She is also a passionate medical educator, involved in graduate medical education (GME) and continuing medical education (CME). Her current scholarly interests include human papillomavirus (HPV), p16, GME, feedback, competence, milestones, professionalism and generational differences in learners.

Kyle C. Strickland, MD, PhDspecializes in cytopathology and women's and perinatal surgical pathology.  His areas of interest include epithelial and mesenchymal gynecologic neoplasia and fine needle aspiration cytology.