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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
Geltzeiler CB Son J Carchman EH Lawson EH Harms BA Striker R Selvaggi S Voils CI Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia Screening With Anal Pap Tests: Follow-up and Corresponding Histology. J Surg Res . 2019 Dec;244:117-121
[PubMed ID: 31284140]
Selvaggi SM The presence of multinucleated giant cells: Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features vs the follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Diagn Cytopathol . 2019 Oct;47(10):1007-1010
[PubMed ID: 31233283]
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]
Selvaggi SM On the job training: an educational program in ROSE of fine needle aspirates and telecytology for cytotechnologists. J Am Soc Cytopathol . 2018 Nov - Dec;7(6):306-310
[PubMed ID: 31043300]
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 Bile duct brushing cytology: Cytohistologic/fine-needle aspiration correlation and diagnostic pitfalls. J Am Soc Cytopathol . 2016 Sep - Oct;5(5):296-300
[PubMed ID: 31042506]
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 The utility of high-risk HPV testing in the management of women 30 to 64 years of age with low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions on cervical cytology. J Am Soc Cytopathol . 2015 Sep - Oct;4(5):290-293
[PubMed ID: 31051767]
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]
Selvaggi SM Anal-rectal cytology as a screening tool for the detection of anal intraepithelial neoplasia in HIV-positive men. J Am Soc Cytopathol . 2014 May - Jun;3(3):151-155
[PubMed ID: 31051739]
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]