The Northwest Laboratory Team

JOHN W. HOYT, MD

Dr. Hoyt studied at the University of Washington, where he earned his medical degree and completed his residency. He is board-certified in anatomic pathology, neuropathology and clinical pathology. Dr. Hoyt is also a fellowship-trained surgical pathologist. He is licensed to practice medicine in Washington and Alaska and is the Medical Director at Northwest Pathology. His special interests include neuropathology and clinical laboratory medicine. Dr. Hoyt has been with Northwest Pathology since 1993 and serves as its President. Dr. Hoyt serves as Chairman of the Cancer Committee at WhidbeyHealth.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Washington School of Medicine

RESIDENCY:
University of Washington

FELLOWSHIP
Surgical Pathology at University of Washington

INTERNSHIP
Deaconess Medical Center

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Neuropathology
Clinical Pathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Neuropathology
Clinical Laboratory Medicine


GREG WOLGAMOT, MD PHD

Dr. Wolgamot studied at the University of Washington, where he earned his medical degree. His PhD research was performed at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He completed a residency in surgical pathology at Harvard’s Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and pursued additional training at the University of Washington. He is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and dermatopathology. Dr. Wolgamot is also a fellowship-trained surgical pathologist. His special interests include dermatopathology, hematopathology, clinical laboratory medicine, and molecular pathology. Dr. Wolgamot currently serves as the Chair of the Tumor Board at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, WA.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Washington School of Medicine

GRADUATE SCHOOL
University of Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Department of Pathology

RESIDENCY
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University
University of Washington

FELLOWSHIP
Surgical Pathology at University of Washington
Dermatopathology at University of Washington

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Clinical Pathology
Dermatopathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Dermatopathology
Hematopathology
Clinical Laboratory Medicine
Molecular Pathology


RYAN R. FORTNA, MD, PHD

Dr. Fortna studied at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his medical degree and completed his residency. He is board certified in anatomic pathology and dermatopathology and has a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology. He oversees the Molecular Pathology department at Northwest Pathology and has lectured on molecular pathology techniques throughout the United States and Canada. His special interests include dermatopathology, molecular pathology, and soft tissue pathology.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Pennsylvania

GRADUATE SCHOOL
University of Pennsylvania, Cell and Molecular Biology

RESIDENCY
University of Pennsylvania

FELLOWSHIP
Dermatopathology at University of Michigan

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Dermatopathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Dermatopathology
Molecular Pathology
Neuropathology
Soft Tissue Pathology


KELLY A LLOYD, MD

Dr. Lloyd completed her medical degree and residency at the University of Washington. She is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, in addition to being fellowship-trained in surgical pathology and gastrointestinal/hepatic pathology. Her special interests include gastrointestinal pathology, liver pathology, genitourinary pathology, and clinical laboratory medicine.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Washington School of Medicine

RESIDENCY
University of Washington

FELLOWSHIP
GI Pathology at University of Washington

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Clinical Pathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
GI Pathology
Liver Pathology
Genitourinary Pathology
Clinical Laboratory Medicine


VALERIE C. MCWHORTER, MD

Dr. McWhorter completed her residency at UCLA. She had special training in Gastrointestinal Pathology at UCLA and a general surgical pathology fellowship at UCSD. She is boarded in clinical and anatomic pathology. Her special interests are GI pathology and liver pathology.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of California San Diego

RESIDENCY
University of California Los Angeles

FELLOWSHIP
GI Pathology at University of California Los Angeles
Surgical Pathology at University of California San Diego

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Clinical Pathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
GI Pathology


KIRAN CHATURVEDI, M.D.

Dr. Chaturvedi is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, as well as hematopathology. She earned her medical degree from King George’s Medical College in Lucknow, India, and completed residency training at the University of Kentucky and her Hematopathology Fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Chaturvedi’s special interest is in flow cytometric analysis.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
King George’s Medical College

INTERNSHIP
Balrampur Hospital

RESIDENCY
Pathology at Sarojini Naidu Medical College
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at University of Louisville
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at University of Kentucky

FELLOWSHIP
Hematopathology at Indiana University School of Medicine

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Clinical Pathology
Hematopathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Flow cytometric analysis


SCOTT M. CHATTERLEY, MD

Dr. Chatterley earned his medical degree at the American University of the Caribbean.  He completed residencies in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical College in Manhasset, New York and a fellowship in Anatomic Pathology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire.  He is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.  His special interests include cytology, head and neck pathology and parasitology.

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
Central Michigan University

MEDICAL SCHOOL
American University of the Caribbean

RESIDENCY
North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Cytology
Parasitology
Head and Neck Pathology


ALFONSO V. MASANGKAY, MD

Dr. Masangkay is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, with fellowship training in surgical pathology. He earned his medical degree at the University of Santo Tomas and completed his residency at New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital. Dr. Masangkay’s special interests include genitourinary pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, and clinical laboratory medicine.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
University of Santo Tomas

RESIDENCY
New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital
Surgical Pathology at North Shore University Hospital Academic Medical

FELLOWSHIP
Surgical Pathology at North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Anatomic Pathology
Clinical Pathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Genitourinary Pathology
GI Pathology
Clinical Laboratory Medicine


DEBRA L. CALLAHAN, MD

Dr. Callahan studied at The Ohio State University College of Medicine where she earned her medical degree and completed her residency. After residency she completed her fellowship in Transfusion Medicine at William Beaumont Hospital. She is board certified in clinical pathology as well as blood banking and transfusion medicine.  Dr. Callahan’s special interest and expertise also includes hemapheresis, tissue banking, chemistry, toxicology, and cryopreservation. In 2016, Dr. Callahan was invited to speak at both the Bloodworks Northwest Annual Transfusion Symposium and ASCLS-WA Seminar as an expert in the field.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
Ohio State University

RESIDENCY:
University of Pittsburgh (Anatomic & Clinical Pathology)
The Ohio State University (Anatomic & Clinical Pathology)

FELLOWSHIP:
Transfusion Medicine at William Beaumont Hospital

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Clinical Pathology
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Transfusion Medicine
Blood Banking
Hemapheresis
Tissue Banking
Chemistry
Toxicology
Cryopreservation


MICHAEL T. KELLY, MD, PHD

Dr. Kelly earned his medical degree at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota. He is board certified in clinical pathology and has fellowship training in immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases. His special interests include microbiology, serology, and molecular testing.

MEDICAL SCHOOL
Indiana University School of Medicine

GRADUATE SCHOOL
Indiana University, Department of Microbiology

RESIDENCY
University of Minnesota

FELLOWSHIP
Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases at Indiana University School of Medicine
Immunology at National Institute of Health

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS
University of British Columbia
University of Texas
University of Utah School of Medicine

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
Clinical Pathology

SPECIAL INTERESTS
Microbiology
Serology
Molecular Testing