Blake Buchan, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Associate Director of Clinical Microbiology


clinical pathology

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Blake Buchan, PhD

Assistant Professor


Phone: 414-805-6988

Office Address

Froedtert Hospital

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue

Milwaukee, Wi 53226

As Assistant Professor of Pathology, I am involved in the education of residents in the Pathology residency program at MCW. I serve as Co-course Director for the CP portion of the Molecular Pathology rotation and participate in didactic and discussion sessions related to education in clinical microbiology and molecular diagnostics. I also share in the daily responsibilities of direction of the clinical microbiology laboratory including test interpretation, review of daily results, and council of technologists. In addition, I serve as Principal Investigator for numerous clinical trials involving new diagnostic assays for the identification of bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens.

East EG, Gast KM, Kuzon WM, Roberts E, Zhao L, Jorns JM.

Clinicopathologic Findings in Female-to-Male Gender-Affirming Breast Surgery.

Histopathology 2017 Jun 28;


McCleskey BC, Epstein JI, Albany C, Hashemi-Sadraei N, Idrees MT, Jorns JM, Lu DY, Matoso A, Rais-Bahrami S, Schwartz LE, Ulbright TM, Gordetsky J.

The Significance of Lymphovascular Invasion of the Spermatic Cord in the Absence of Cord Soft Tissue Invasion.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2017 Jun;141(6):824-829


East EG, Zhao L, Pang JC, Jorns JM.

Characteristics of a Breast Pathology Consultation Practice.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2017 Apr;141(4):578-584


Jorns JM, Daignault S, Sabel MS, Myers JL, Wu AJ.

Frozen sections in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery at a single ambulatory surgical center: 5 year experience.

Eur J Surg Oncol 2017 Jul;43(7):1273-1281


Griggs JJ, Hamilton AS, Schwartz KL, Zhao W, Abrahamse PH, Thomas DG, Jorns JM, Jewell R, Saber ME, Haque R, Katz SJ.

Discordance between original and central laboratories in ER and HER2 results in a diverse, population-based sample.

Breast Cancer Res Treat 2017 Jan;161(2):375-384