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Dr. Bishop is the Jane B. and Edwin P. Jenevein, M.D. Chair in Pathology and Professor and Chief of Anatomic Pathology at UT Southwestern. A native Texan, Dr. Bishop received his undergraduate and medical degrees at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He completed his pathology residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore with special training head and neck pathology. Dr. Bishop served as faculty at Johns Hopkins, where he reached the rank of associate professor and was the Director of the Immunohistochemistry laboratory and associate director of the head and neck pathology consult practice.

Dr. Bishop is an expert in the surgical pathology diagnosis of head and neck and endocrine diseases. He has published more than 200 journal articles, 35 book chapters, and 9 books, and lectured extensively both nationally and internationally. Dr. Bishop contributed 15 chapters to the most recent WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors, and will be the lead author of the upcoming AFIP Fascicle of Salivary Gland Tumors. He is the editor-in-chief of Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology, an associate editor for Modern Pathology and JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and a member of several additional editorial boards.

Send Dr. Bishop consultation cases to: Justin Bishop, M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center, Clements University Hospital, 6201 Harry Hines Blvd., Room UH04.250, Dallas, TX 75390


Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine (2006)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010), Pathology

Research Interest

  • Clinopathologic characterization of head and neck tumors, with an emphasis on salivary gland tumors, sinonasal tract tumors, and human papillomavirus (HPV)-related tumors.


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

HPV-related carcinoma of the oropharynx: challenges on small biopsy specimens.
Palsgrove D, Bishop JA, J Am Soc Cytopathol 2020 Sep - Oct 9 5 359-368


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology: Head and Neck

William H Westra, Justin A Bishop (2016). Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer

Quick Reference Handbook for Surgical Pathologists

Natasha Rekhtman and Justin A Bishop (2011). New York, Springer

Atlas of Radiologic-Cytopathologic Correlations

Armanda Tatsas Syed Z Ali, Justin A Bishop, Salina Tsai, Shelia Sheth, Anil V Parwani (2012). New York, Demos

Atlas of Salivary Gland Cytopathology with Histopathologic Correlations

Chris VandenBussche, Syed Z Ali, William Faquin, Zahra Maleki, Justin A Bishop (2017). New York, Demos

Atlas of Thymic Pathology

Jain, D., Bishop J.A., Wick, M.R. (Ed.) (2020). Springer

Honors & Awards

  • Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Pathology Annual Prize
  • Texas Society of Pathologists Presidential Award