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Renee Artymyshyn, M.D.Present Title:
Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
07/05 to Present

Administrative Title:
Director of Cytopathology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
01/95 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
One Robert Wood Johnson Place - MEB 212
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Clinical Expertise:
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytopathology

Research Expertise:
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of the Thyroid and Pancreas

Undergraduate Education:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA 
B.S.  (Biology)
09/72-08/75

Graduate Education:
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
M.S.  (Ecology) 
09/76-06/79

Drexel University College of Medicine
Formerly Medical College of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
M.D.  
09/79-05/83

Postgraduate Training:
Intern in Medicine, Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Northern Division
Philadelphia, PA
07/83-06/84

Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Department of Pathology
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
07/84-06/88

Fellow in Cytopathology, Department of Pathology
Lankenau Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Director: Tilde S. Kline, M.D.
07/88-06/89

Academic Appointments:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology
07/05 to Present  
Associate Professor of Pathology
07/96-06/05     
Assistant Professor of Pathology                  
01/95-06/96        

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
07/90-12/94    

Lecturer in Pathology       
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
07/89-06/90 

Hospital Appointments:
Staff Pathologist and Director of Cytopathology  
Department of Pathology
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
01/95 to Present   

Staff Pathologist
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine                                  
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA
07/89-12/94 
 
Chief Resident
Department of Pathology
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
07/87-06/88 

Licensure:
State of New Jersey

Certification:  
1990 - American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology)
1992 - American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology)

Professional Organizations:
American Society of Cytopathology, Medical Member
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Medical Member

Selected Publication

  • Davidov, T, Trooskin, SZ, Shanker, BA, Yip, D, Eng, O, Crystal, J, Hu, J, Chernyaysky, VS, Deen, MF, May, M, Artymyshyn, RL:  Routine second-opinion cytopathology review of thyroid fine needle
    aspiration biopsies reduces diagnostic thyroidectomy.  Journal of Surgery.  148: 1294-1301, 2010