Saul Suster, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


head & neck
soft tissue & bone

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Saul Suster, MD

Professer and Chairman


Phone: (414) 805-6968

FAX:      (414) 805-6960

Office Address

Froedtert / MCW Laboratory Building

9200 W Wisconsin Ave.

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Dr. Suster serves as the Chair of the Pathology Department and is responsible for the oversight of all clinical service, administrative, teaching and research activities carried out by the department.

In addition to a strong emphasis in enhancing the quality of the clinical patient services provided by the department, Dr. Suster’s vision for the pathology department includes creating a strong infrastructure for developing translational research in pathology, in particular as it relates to cancer research and in creating an outstanding teaching program both at the graduate and postgraduate level within the department.


Dr. Suster was recently named in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Doctors List for 2012-2013 and is among the top 1% of Pathologists in the nation. Dr. Suster has also ranked for the past 5 years in Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors” and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer”, as well as being listed in “Who’s who in America”

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  • Educational Background
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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