John H. Sinard, MD, PhD

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

Departments & Organizations

Pathology: Anatomic Pathology | Autopsy | Clinical Informatics Development | Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Ophthalmic Pathology | Surgical Pathology: Genitourinary Pathology; Head, Neck & Endocrine Pathology; Ophthalmic Pathology; Thoracic Pathology | Thoracic Pathology


Faculty Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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 founded 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

Professional Service

  • College of American Pathologists (2015) Council on Education

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

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

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

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

  • College of American Pathologists (2006) Informatics Committee

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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(EP) 2-631

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Department of PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste East Pavilion(EP) 2-607

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208023
New Haven, CT 06520-8023

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