John H. Sinard, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Vice Chair Pathology; Director, Anatomic Pathology; Director, Pathology Informatics

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Pathology: Clinical Informatics Development | Pathology ITS | Surgical Pathology: Ophthalmic Pathology; Thoracic / GU Diagnostic Team

Yale Medical Group


John Sinard is a board-certified anatomic pathologist. He received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University, and his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Johns Hopkins. His residency training was at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is the Vice Chair of Pathology and Director of Anatomic Pathology and is active on the autopsy and surgical pathology services, with a specialty interest in ophthalmic pathology. He directs the Pathology Informatics Program, and has been developing software for over 30 years. His academic interests are centered on translational informatics: delivering modern data management tools to practicing physicians and researchers.

Education & Training

MD Johns Hopkins University (1990)
PhD Johns Hopkins University (1990)
BA Harvard University (1982)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Pathology (2014)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Clinical Informatics (2014)

Professional Service

  • Council on Education College of American Pathologists (2015)

  • Secretary and Board of Directors United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (2014)

  • Council on Scientific Affairs College of American Pathologists (2013 - 2018)

  • Autopsy Committee College of American Pathologists (2008 - 2011)

  • Medical Education Strategic Planning Committee Office of Education (2008 - 2009)

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Contact Info

John H. Sinard, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Yale PathologyYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion 2-631

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Department of Pathology100 York Street, Ste EP 2-607A
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208023
New Haven, CT 06520-8023

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