Brandon T. Larsen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pathology - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Dr. Larsen is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology.  He has completed advanced subspecialty training in both cardiovascular pathology and pulmonary pathology, through separate ACGME-accredited fellowship programs at Mayo Clinic, with additional training emphasis in bone and soft tissue pathology.  While at Mayo Clinic, he also served as an assistant professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. Dr. Larsen recently joined the faculty in the Department of Pathology at the University of Arizona in 2014, where he is currently an Assistant Professor of Pathology.  His clinical practice interests include cardiovascular, pulmonary, transplantation, and bone and soft tissue pathology, as well as general surgical and autopsy pathology.  Dr. Larsen has lectured nationally and internationally on a broad range of clinical and basic research topics in both cardiovascular and pulmonary pathology, including surgical pathology of cardiovascular and pulmonary medical diseases, cardiac and pulmonary neoplasia, cardiovascular physiology, and endothelial biology.   He has authored several dozen peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters in these areas.  Dr. Larsen is an active member of the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, College of American Pathologists, Society for Cardiovascular Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology Society, and International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology.  He also serves on the Pathology Council of the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation and has served on the Executive Council of the Arizona Society of Pathologists.

Research Interests: 

Surgical pathology of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems Cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular neoplasia Vascular biology Interstitial lung disease Pulmonary infections Bone and soft tissue pathology

Board Certifications: 
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology
PhD: Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Medical Scientist Training Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007
MD: Medical Scientist Training Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2009
Mayo Clinic, Cardiovascular Pathology, 2012–2013
Mayo Clinic, Pulmonary Pathology, 2013–2014
University of Arizona, Anatomic Pathology, 2009–2012