Kisha A Mitchell MD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director, Autopsy Services

Research Interests

Gastrointestinal; Liver Pathology; Forensic Pathology

Current Projects

Risk and prognostic factors in the development of early onset colon cancer.

Research Summary

I am particularly interested in the early onset of cancer of that gastrointestinal tract, mainly of that in the colon.

I am also interested in the development and prognosis of liver cancer.

Extensive Research Description

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
Hereditary colon cancer
Liver neoplasia


Selected Publications

  • Kenney B, Deng Y, Mitchell K. Expression of p27, COX-2, MLH1 and MSH2 in young patients with colon carcinoma and correlation with morphologic findings. Hum Path. 2013, 44: 591-7.
  • Johncilla M, Mitchell KA. Pathology of the liver in copper overload. Semin Liver Dis. 2011 Aug;31(3):239-44. Epub 2011 Sep 7. Review.
  • Kisha A Mitchell, Scott R Owens, Anal carcinoma and its differential diagnoses, Diagn Histopathol 200814(2):61-67
  • Kisha A Mitchell, Dhanpat Jain. The diagnostic approach to needle biopsy of hepatic mass lesions. Diagn Histopathol. 2008 Dec;14(12): 598-608.
  • Mitchell KA, Owens SR. Differences in Germinal Center and Non-germinal Center Phenotype in Gastric and Intestinal Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphomas. Leuk Lymphoma. 2008 Sep;49(9):1717-23
  • Kisha A Mitchell, A. Brian West. Vascular Disorders of the GIT. in Surgical Pathology of the GIT. Odze R and Goldblum J. eds. WB Saunders, 2nd ed. 2009.

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