Benjamin J. Swanson, MD, PhD

Department Affiliations
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship
Medical Director, Clinical Lab in MOB 1, Village Pointe Cancer Center
Medical Director, Frozen Section Facility in MOB 2, Village Pointe Cancer Center
Director, Tissue Banking Core Facility
Director of Pathology Informatics and Digital Innovation

Gastro Intestinal, Pancreatobiliary Hepatic, Transplant, ENT and Pulmonary

Education and Training
University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1996-2000
MD, The University of Nebraska Medical School, 2008
PhD, The University of Nebraska Medical School, 2007
Residency, The University of Nebraska Medical School, Department of Pathology & Microbiology, 2008-2012
Fellow, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2012-2013
Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology, 2012
Board Certified in Clinical Pathology, 2012

Teaching Activities
Medical Students:
Lecturer in Biology of Disease, Environmental Diseases and Nutritional Disorders
Instructor, problem-based learning for Medical Students
Instructor, Histology Lab
Pathology Residents:
Oncology and Liver conferences

Notable Publications
Rao BB, Oza VM, Swanson B, Krishna SG. "Intratumoral Endoscopy and Diagnosis of a Large Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor." J Gastrointest Cancer. 2014 Mar 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Swanson BJ, Limketkai BN, Liu T, Montgomery EA, Nazari K, Park JY, Santangelo WC, Torbenson MS, Voltaggio L, Yearsley M, Arnold CA. "Sevelamer (Renvela® and Renagel®) Crystals in the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT): A New Entity Associated with Mucosa! Injury." American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2013  Nov;37(1 l ): 1686-93.

Swanson BJ, Talmon GA, Wisecarver JW, Grant WA, Radio SJ. "Histologic Analysis of Chronic Rejection in Small Bowel Transplantation: Mucosal and Vascular Alterations." Transplantation. 2013 Jan 27;95(2):378-82 .

Eggers JP, Grandgenett PM, Collisson EA, Behrens ME, Tremayne J, Singh PK, Swanson B, Anderson JM, Caffrey TC, High R, Ouellette M, Hollingsworth MA. "Cyclin Dependent Kinase 5 is amplified and over-expressed in pancreatic cancer and activated by mutant K-Ras." Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Oct 1;17(19):6140-50.

For a detailed list of publications, click here.