Memorial Sloan Kettering pathologist David Klimstra

David S. Klimstra, MD



Former Chair, Department of Pathology

Clinical Expertise

Gastrointestinal Tumors; Hepatobiliary Tumors; Pulmonary Pathology; Anatomic Pathology


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About Me


MD, Yale University School of Medicine


Yale University School of Medicine


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology

David Klimstra served as the Chair of the Pathology Department and held the James Ewing Alumni Chair in Pathology from 2012-2021.  As of June 30, 2022, Dr. Klimstra is no longer an employee or consultant of Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Awards and Honors

  • Castle Connolly: America's Top Doctors (2023)

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