Jason Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Pathology, Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development


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Jason Park, MD, PhD, FCAP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical School. He is the Medical Director of the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory at the Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He trained in a combined MD and PhD program at Thomas Jefferson University and was a pathology resident and chief resident in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After residency, he was a clinical fellow in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has published over fifty journal articles and book chapters. He has 11 issued U.S. patents and 2 pending U.S. patent applications. His clinical and research interests are in the development of clinical laboratory technologies with a focus on gastrointestinal and pediatric diseases.


Medical School Jefferson Medical College (2003)
Residency University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2008), Pathology/lab Medicine
Fellowship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2009), Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology

Clinical Interests

Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancer (Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology)
  • Examination of Biopsy, Polypectomy & Resection Specimens
  • Histopathologic Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancers & Precursor Lesions
  • Molecular Genetic Testing
  • Pathologic Analysis & Staging

Research Interests

  • Chemiluminescence
  • Clinical next generation sequencing
  • Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance
  • In vivo imaging by optical methods


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Featured Publications

Triheptanoin for Glucose Transporter Type I Deficiency (G1D): Modulation of Human Ictogenesis, Cerebral Metabolic Rate, and Cognitive Indices by a Food Supplement.

Pascual JM, Liu P, Mao D, Kelly DI, Hernandez A, Sheng M, Good LB, Ma Q, Marin-Valencia I, Zhang X, Park JY, Hynan LS, Stavinoha P, Roe CR, Lu H JAMA Neurol 2014 Aug

ß-Globin Gene Sequencing of Hemoglobin Austin Revises the Historically Reported Electrophoretic Migration Pattern.

Racsa LD, Luu HS, Park JY, Mitui M, Timmons CF Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2014 Jun 138 6 819-822

Clinical Significance of Isolated Cytomegalovirus-Infected Gastrointestinal Cells.

Yan Z, Wang L, Dennis J, Doern C, Baker J, Park JY Int. J. Surg. Pathol. 2014 Jun

Homozygous hemoglobin S with concomitant hemoglobin G-Philadelphia: A diagnostic challenge.

Racsa L, Rogers ZR, Mitui M, Park JY, Timmons C, Luu H Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 Apr

Crossing boundaries: a comprehensive survey of medical licensing laws and guidelines regulating the interstate practice of pathology.

Hiemenz MC, Leung ST, Park JY Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2014 Mar 38 3 e1-5

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  • John H. Yardley Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital (2008)
  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award
    Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (2005)
  • William Pepper Fellowship
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • College of American Pathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology