Adebowale Adeniran, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Director of Cytopathology; Director, Cytology Laboratory; Director, Anatomic Pathology Elective

Departments & Organizations

Pathology: Cytopathology | Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Surgical Pathology: Genitourinary Pathology | Thoracic Pathology

Pancreatic Diseases Program


Yale Cancer Center: Prostate & Urologic Cancers Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Adebowale Adeniran is an experienced surgical pathologist and cytopathologist, and currently Director of Cytopathology and the Cytology Laboratory. Dr. Adeniran obtained his MD degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He did his anatomic/clinical pathology residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, followed by surgical pathology fellowship (with special interest in genitourinary pathology) at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and cytopathology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Adeniran is a practicing surgical and cyto pathologist, with a research focus on clinico-pathologic and molecular pathologic aspects of kidney cancer as well as thyroid cancer. He is a reviewer of several peer-reviewed journals including Thyroid, Acta Cytologica, Diagnostic Cytopathology and Cancer Cytopathology. He has authored more than 50 papers, 5 book chapters, and co-authored the textbook Common Diagnostic Pitfalls in Thyroid Cytopathology. He currently serves as Chairman, Publications and Newsletter committee of Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology.

Education & Training

MD University of Ibadan, Nigeria (1995)
Fellow Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fellow M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Resident University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Honors & Recognition

  • Urology Residents Teacher of the year AwardDepartment of Urology, Yale School of Medicine (2014)

  • The Averill A. Liebow Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Pathology ResidentDepartment of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine (2011)

  • 2007 Benjamin Castleman Award for the best published paper in the field of human pathologyUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) (2007)

  • 2005 Resident Education ScholarshipThe Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) (2005)

Professional Service

  • American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) (2013 - Present) Member, Cytopathology Committee

  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) (2012 - Present) Member, Pathology/Lab Science Committee

  • Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology (2009 - Present) Member, Publications Committee

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Contact Info

Adebowale Adeniran, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Clinic Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste CB 510A

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Pathology310 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023