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

Yale Medical GroupPathology: Surgical Pathology: Ophthalmic Pathology, Thoracic / GU Diagnostic Team; Clinical Informatics Development; Pathology ITS | Ophthalmology and Visual Science


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.


  • B.A., Harvard University , 1982
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University , 1990
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University , 1990

Selected Publication

  • Sinard, J.H. (2006) Practical Pathology Informatics: demystifying informatics for the practicing anatomic pathologist. Springer-Verlag, London. 380pp.
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