Alton Farris, MD

Alton  Farris, MD
Emory University Hospital

Assistant Professor Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Pathology
Office(s) Locations:
Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 712-5227
Major or Recent Publications:

Autoimmune pancreatitis-related cholecystitis: a morphologically and immunologically distinctive form of lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing cholecystitis. Histopathology., 2009.

Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 21-2009. A 61-year-old woman with abdominal pain, weight loss, and renal failure. N Engl J Med., 2009.

Diffuse Cellular and Fibrosing Interstitial Pneumonitis with Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonitis-Like Features Associated with Myeloid Neoplasia. American Journal of Surgical Pathology., 2009.

Fidelity and evolution of recurrent FSGS in renal allografts. J Am Soc Nephrol., 2008.

Follicular localization of dendritic cells in a xanthomatous inflammatory tumor of lung associated with human herpes virus-8 infection. Virchows Arch., 2006.

Glomerular number and size in autopsy kidneys: the relationship to birth weight. Kidney Int., 2003.

Implementation of point-of-care rapid urine testing for drugs of abuse in the emergency department of an academic medical center: impact on test utilization and ED length of stay. Am J Clin Pathol., 2008.

Pulmonary "inflammatory myofibroblastic" tumors: a critical examination of the diagnostic category based on quantitative immunohistochemical analysis . Virchows Arch., 2007.

Sessile serrated adenoma: challenging discrimination from other serrated colonic polyps. Am J Surg Pathol., 2008.

The rectal tonsil: a reactive lymphoid proliferation that may mimic lymphoma. Am J Surg Pathol., 2008.

Awards:
Chief Resident,
Anatomic Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008
Education:
Medical School
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Internship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA