Larry J. Fowler, MD

Larry J. Fowler, MD
Professor
Cytopathology/Breast Pathology/GYN
Unit Director: 
Cytopathology
Fax: 
352.627.9242
Administrative Contact:
Karen Hyde
Administrative Assistant
352.627.9240
Biography: 

Larry J. Fowler, MD, joined UF Health Pathology Laboratories after working 17 years at the University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) in San Antonio, Texas, where he served as a residency program director from 1996 to 2009 and as a co-director of the cytopathology fellowship from 1994 to 2009.

His training began with medical school at Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. After medical school, Dr. Fowler completed an internal medicine residency in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and spent several years in private practice in Hillsdale, Michigan. In 1988, he pursued an opportunity in  Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he completed both a pathology residency, as well as a fellowship in cytopathology. After completing his second residency and fellowship, he  began his pathology career at UTHSC, where he remained until joining UF PathLabs in the fall of 2009.

Dr. Fowler has authored numerous publications, including:
  • Several book chapters;
  • Multiple original articles and abstracts;
  • Book reviews; and
  • Public talks and lectures

His primary areas of interest include endocrine pathology and cytopathology, as well as head and neck pathology; applications of proteomics and ancillary testing in neoplastic and non-neoplastic cytopathology; and the use of computer-based educational tools for residents, medical students and cytotechnologists.

Currently Involved In: 

Larry J. Fowler, MD, is the director of the Cytopathology Unit at the University of Florida. His work includes the Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Biopsy Service, which is active in the performance of superficial FNAs for clinic and hospital patients and in the interpretation of these cases, in addition to those performed with image guidance and by other physicians. UF Health Pathology Laboratories' state-of-the-art core laboratory prepares conventional smears, cyto-spins and cell blocks for immunohistochemical, flow cytometry and molecular diagnostics evaluation.

Pathology Team