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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Suzanne Selvaggi earned her medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed a residency at New York University Medical Center.




University Hospital
(608) 263-8443 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Anatomic Pathology
Residency New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
Medical School Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

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PubMed Articles
Mahajan A Selvaggi S Pantanowitz L Psychological Aspects of Utilizing Telecytology for Rapid On-Site Adequacy Assessments. J Pathol Inform . 2018;9:12
[PubMed ID: 29721360]
Hartley CP Mahajan AM Selvaggi SM Rehrauer WM FNA smears of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma are superior to formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue as a source of DNA: Comparison of targeted KRAS amplification and genotyping in matched preresection and postresection samples. Cancer Cytopathol . 2017 Nov;125(11):838-847
[PubMed ID: 29024530]
Selvaggi SM The role of ancillary tests in the evaluation and management of patients with negative and non-diagnostic pancreatic cyst aspirates. Diagn Cytopathol . 2017 Apr;45(4):303-307
[PubMed ID: 28185442]
Selvaggi SM Glandular epithelial abnormalities on thinprep® pap tests: Clinical and cytohistologic correlation. Diagn Cytopathol . 2016 May;44(5):389-93
[PubMed ID: 26878832]
Mahajan A Kucher E Hoefle W Engelhardt S Accola M Barasch S Rehrauer W Selvaggi SM Maximizing the adequacy of Hologic(®) Cervista(®) HPV HR results on ThinPrep(®) Pap samples treated with glacial acetic acid. Diagn Cytopathol . 2016 Mar;44(3):215-9
[PubMed ID: 26779984]
Selvaggi SM Comparison of cytotechnologists' and cytopathologists' ASCUS rates preimplementation and postimplementation of the ThinPrep® imaging system. Diagn Cytopathol . 2015 Feb;43(2):105-7
[PubMed ID: 24962256]
Selvaggi SM Factors contributing to high ThinPrep® Pap test unsatisfactory rates in an academic medical center laboratory. Diagn Cytopathol . 2014 May;42(5):380-3
[PubMed ID: 24167017]
Xiao J Selvaggi SM Leith CP Fitzgerald SA Stewart J 3rd Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus/human herpesvirus-8-negative effusion-based lymphoma: report of 3 cases and review of the literature. Cancer Cytopathol . 2013 Nov;121(11):661-9
[PubMed ID: 23765802]
Selvaggi SM Clinical significance of atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion with histologic correlation-: a 9-year experience. Diagn Cytopathol . 2013 Nov;41(11):943-6
[PubMed ID: 23749686]
Coorough N Hudak K Jaume JC Buehler D Selvaggi S Rivas J Sippel R Chen H Nondiagnostic fine-needle aspirations of the thyroid: is the risk of malignancy higher? J Surg Res . 2013 Oct;184(2):746-50
[PubMed ID: 23490138]
Buehler D Waknitz M Rehrauer W Ranheim E Selvaggi S Small cell variant of malignant melanoma masquerading as lymphoma on fine-needle aspiration cytology: a case report. Diagn Cytopathol . 2012 Jul;40(7):619-23
[PubMed ID: 21472865]
Wotruba AL Stewart J 3rd Scheberl T Selvaggi SM Added value, decreased cost: the evolving role of the cytotechnologist for preliminary screening and triage of thyroid aspirates. Diagn Cytopathol . 2011 Dec;39(12):896-9
[PubMed ID: 20949479]
Tyler KL Selvaggi SM Stewart J 3rd Pneumocystis jirovecii in a bronchoalveolar lavage specimen on ThinPrep® cytology. Diagn Cytopathol . 2011 Sep;39(9):675-6
[PubMed ID: 20949463]
Coorough N Hudak K Buehler D Selvaggi S Sippel R Chen H Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid: a contemporary experience of 3981 cases. J Surg Res . 2011 Sep;170(1):48-51
[PubMed ID: 21529829]
Tyler KL Selvaggi SM Morphologic features of prostatic adenocarcinoma on ThinPrep® urinary cytology. Diagn Cytopathol . 2011 Feb;39(2):101-4
[PubMed ID: 20146303]
Selvaggi SM Cytologic detection of concurrent infectious agents in urines from renal transplant patients. Diagn Cytopathol . 2010 Aug;38(8):549-50
[PubMed ID: 19941375]
Spier BJ Johnson EA Gopal DV Frick T Einstein MM Byrne S Koscik RL Liou JI Broxmeyer T Selvaggi SM Pfau PR Predictors of malignancy and recommended follow-up in patients with negative endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of suspected pancreatic lesions. Can J Gastroenterol . 2009 Apr;23(4):279-86
[PubMed ID: 19373422]
Haack LA Selvaggi SM Back to basics: validation of automated as compared to manual slide staining in the cytopathology laboratory. Diagn Cytopathol . 2008 Apr;36(4):199-201
[PubMed ID: 18335558]
Stewart J 3rd Miyazaki K Bevans-Wilkins K Ye C Kurtycz DF Selvaggi SM Virtual microscopy for cytology proficiency testing: are we there yet? Cancer . 2007 Aug 25;111(4):203-9
[PubMed ID: 17580360]
Selvaggi SM ASC-US and high-risk HPV testing: performance in daily clinical practice. Diagn Cytopathol . 2006 Nov;34(11):731-3
[PubMed ID: 17041955]