Dr. Jonathan I. Epstein is a Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also serves as the Director of Surgical Pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is recognized as a leader in the field of urological pathology.
Dr. Epstein completed a combined liberal arts and medical degree program at Boston University, receiving both B.A. and M.D. degrees. He obtained his residency training in anatomic pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a fellowship in oncological pathology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He has been on the faculty at Johns Hopkins since 1985.
Dr. Epstein lectures widely in the United States and overseas on urological pathology, with emphasis on prostatic and bladder disease, and has written 10 books and more than 900 articles.
Among many awards, he has been honored with the Koss Medal for Advancement of Urological Pathology, the Arthur Purdy Stout Surgical Pathology Prize, and the American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Career Development Award.
Dr. Epstein has one of the largest surgical pathology consulting services in the world with approximately 12,000 cases per year, covering the full range of urologic pathology. Dr Epstein uses these consultations to train 4 genitourinary pathology fellows each year, the largest genitourinary pathology fellowship in the world.
He is a past president of the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP) and one of the founding members of the Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS). He holds editorial appointments to 11 medical journals, including American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Urology, and Human Pathology.