John SA Chrisinger, MD

John SA Chrisinger, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Section Head, Bone and Soft Tissue


  • Anatomic & Molecular Pathology


  • B.A.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2008)
  • M.D.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2012)
  • Residency, Anatomic Pathology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2015)
  • Fellowship, Selective (Surgical) Pathology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2016)
  • Fellowship, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (2017)

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology


  • Phi Beta Kapa

Clinical Interests

  • Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Research Interests

  • Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Selected Publications

Mutations involving TGFB and MAPK may be associated with malignancy in granular cell tumors.
Dehner CA, Moon T, Lyu Y, Zhang X, Zhou Z, Yang K, Chrisinger JSA, Griffin A, Wunder J, Dickson BC, Hirbe AC.
Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2023 Jan 21. doi: 10.1002/gcc.23123. Online ahead of print. PMID: 36680529
Molecular Characterization of Multifocal Granular Cell Tumors. Dehner CA, Schroeder MC, Lyu Y, Bell R, Borcherding DC, Moon T, Hirbe A, Chrisinger JSA. Am J Surg Pathol. 2023 Mar 1;47(3):326-332. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001992. Epub 2022 Nov 14. PMID: 36534754
The Impact of TSC-1 and -2 Mutations on Response to Therapy in Malignant PEComa: A Multicenter Retrospective Analysis. Liu L, Dehner C, Grandhi N, Lyu Y, Borcherding DC, Chrisinger JSA, Zhang X, Luo J, Tao Y, Parkes A, Bui NQ, Davis EJ, Milhem MM, Monga V, Weiss M, Tine BV, Hirbe AC. Genes (Basel). 2022 Oct 24;13(11):1932. doi: 10.3390/genes13111932. PMID: 36360169
Clear cell stromal tumour of the lung with YAP1::TFE3 fusion: four cases including a case with highly aggressive clinical course. Dehner CA, Sadegh D, Boulos F, Messias N, Wang WL, Demicco EG, Chrisinger JSA.
Histopathology. 2022 Aug;81(2):239-245. doi: 10.1111/his.14706. Epub 2022 Jul 11. PMID: 35762906
Xanthogranulomatous epithelial tumors and keratin-positive giant cell-rich soft tissue tumors: two aspects of a single entity with frequent HMGA2-NCOR2 fusions. Dehner CA, Baker JC, Bell R, Dickson BC, Schmidt RE, Demicco EG, Chrisinger JSA. Mod Pathol. 2022 Nov;35(11):1656-1666. doi: 10.1038/s41379-022-01115-6. Epub 2022 Jun 11. PMID: 35690644
Dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma with minimal or small dedifferentiated component. Dehner CA, Maloney N, Amini B, Jennings JW, McDonald DJ, Wang WL, Chrisinger JSA. Mod Pathol. 2022 Jul;35(7):922-928. doi: 10.1038/s41379-022-01008-8. Epub 2022 Feb 3. PMID: 35115636
Osteoblastoma of the Temporal Bone in a Child. Gibson M, Michalowicz M, Chrisinger JSA, Bell D, Shah K, Demonte F, Gidley PW. Otol Neurotol. 2022 Feb 1;43(2):e276-e278. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000003381.
PMID: 35015753
Common Pitfalls in Ewing Sarcoma and Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor Diagnosis Seen in a Study of 115 Cases. Trikalinos NA, Chrisinger JSA, Van Tine BA. Med Sci (Basel). 2021 Oct 15;9(4):62. doi: 10.3390/medsci9040062. PMID: 34698236
Retroperitoneal Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma. Dehner CA, Hagemann IS, Chrisinger JSA. Am J Clin Pathol. 2021 Oct 13;156(5):920-925. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqab051. PMID: 34125170

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