Steven H. Kroft, MD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology; Executive Vice Chair; Residency Program Director; Director of Hematopathology



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Steven H. Kroft, MD



Phone: (414) 805-8459

FAX:      (414) 805-8735

Office Address

Froedtert / MCW Laboratory Building

9200 W Wisconsin Ave.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Dr. Kroft is Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Pathology, Residency Program Director,  and Director of Hematopathology.

He also serves as Senior Associate Medical Director of Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories, where he is responsible for providing oversight of clinical operations in the laboratory. Dr. Kroft has a broad interest in hematopathology, particularly in the application of flow cytometry to hematopathologic diagnosis, and is widely published in this area. Dr. Kroft is also active at a national level in organized pathology, and is a Past President of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.


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Plaza JA, Bonneau P, Prieto V, Sangueza M, Mackinnon A, Suster D, Bacchi C, Estrozi B, Kazakov D, Kacerovska D, Falconieri G, Suster S.

Desmoplastic melanoma: an updated immunohistochemical analysis of 40 cases with a proposal for an additional panel of stains for diagnosis.

J Cutan Pathol 2016 Apr;43(4):313-23


Plaza JA, Mackinnon A, Carrillo L, Prieto VG, Sangueza M, Suster S.

Role of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of sebaceous carcinoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study.

Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Nov;37(11):809-21


Xia S, Huang CC, Le M, Dittmar R, Du M, Yuan T, Guo Y, Wang Y, Wang X, Tsai S, Suster S, Mackinnon AC, Wang L.

Genomic variations in plasma cell free DNA differentiate early stage lung cancers from normal controls.

Lung Cancer 2015 Oct;90(1):78-84


Harding-Jackson N, Sangueza M, Mackinnon A, Suster S, Plaza JA.

Spindle Cell Atypical Fibroxanthoma: Myofibroblastic Differentiation Represents a Diagnostic Pitfall in This Variant of AFX.

Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Jul;37(7):509-14; quiz 515-6


Konstantinova AM, Shelekhova KV, Stewart CJ, Spagnolo DV, Kutzner H, Kacerovska D, Plaza JA, Suster S, Bouda J, Pavlovsky M, Kyrpychova L, Michal M, Guenova E, Kazakov DV.

Depth and Patterns of Adnexal Involvement in Primary Extramammary (Anogenital) Paget Disease: A Study of 178 Lesions From 146 Patients.

Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Nov;38(11):802-808