Alton B Farris, MD

Emory Clinic

Associate Professor Pathology and Labratory Medicine

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Anatomic Pathology (Board certified since 2008)
Office(s) Locations:
Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
404 712-5227
Year Started Practicing: 2008
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2009
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.

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

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA