Rochester, Minnesota


Sturgis.Charles@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Charles D. Sturgis, M.D., is an anatomical pathologist. His clinical and research interests include translational studies relating to the diagnosis of disease conditions using cytologic techniques. His organ system interests include the breasts and thorax.

Focus areas

  • Cytopathology and ancillary techniques
  • Breast pathology
  • Intraoperative consultation

Significance to patient care

Dr. Sturgis' research centers on practical applications of laboratory testing and better understanding and classification of disease states in diagnostic anatomical pathology.

Professional highlights

  • Associate editor, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 2020
  • Executive board member, American Society of Cytopathology, 2020


Primary Appointment

  1. Senior Associate Consultant, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Academic Rank

  1. Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology


  1. Fellowship - Fellowship in Cytopathology University of Texas at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  2. Residency - Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Northwestern University McGaw Medical Center and Lurie Children's Hospital
  3. MD - M.D., Doctor of Medicine University of Kansas School of Medicine
  4. BSBA - Bachelor of Science in Biology, summa cum laude Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, summa cum laude Minor, Music Southwest College

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