Charles D. Sturgis, M.D.

  1. Pathologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Sturgis is an anatomic and clinical pathologist with subspecialty training and experience in cytopathology. In addition to cytopathology, Dr. Sturgis has a specific interest in breast surgical pathology. Dr. Sturgis is an enthusiastic teacher and is invested in graduate medical education.

  • Cerebrospinal fluid cytology
  • Fine needle aspiration cytology
  • Anogenital cytology
  • Cytology education
  • Breast surgical pathology
  1. 1998
    Fellowship - Fellowship in CytopathologyUniversity of Texas at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 1997
    Residency - Residency in Anatomic and Clinical PathologyNorthwestern University McGaw Medical Center and Lurie Children's Hospital
  3. 1992
    MD - M.D., Doctor of MedicineUniversity of Kansas School of Medicine
  4. 1988
    BSBA - Bachelor of Science in Biology, summa cum laude Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, summa cum laude Minor, MusicSouthwest College


  1. 1999
    CytopathologyAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. 1997
    Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    John Beach Hazard Award (Anatomic Pathology Teaching Excellence)Cleveland Clinic
  2. 1998
    Chief Fellow in PathologyM.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas
  3. 1996
    Chief Resident in PathologyNorthwestern University
  4. 1992
    Medical Honor Society Senior Student, Kansas, Alpha ChapterAlpha Omega Alpha

Professional memberships

  1. 1998 - present
    MemberUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  2. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Cytopathology
  3. 1994 - present
    MemberCollege of American Patholgists
  4. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  5. 1992 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  6. 1992 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association


Research activities

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