John SA Chrisinger, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology


  • BA: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2008)
  • MD: 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
  • GI & Pancreas Pathology

Research Interests

Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology


Patel NR, Chrisinger JSA, Demicco EG, Sarabia SF, Reuther J, Kumar E, Oliveira AM, Billings SD, Bovee JVMG, Roy A, Lazar AJ, Lopez-Terrada DH, Wang W. USP6 Activation in Nodular Fasciitis by Promoter-Swapping Gene Fusions. Modern Pathology. In Press.

Leon-Castillo A, Chrisinger JSA, Panse G, Samdani RT, Ingram DR, Ravi V, Prieto VG, Wang WL, Lazar AJ. Index report of cutaneous angiosarcoma with strong positivity for tyrosinase mimicking melanoma with further evaluation of melanocytic markers in a large angiosarcoma series. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 May 27.

Chrisinger JSA, Salem UI, Kindblom LG, Amini B, Hansson M, Meis JM. Synovial Sarcoma of Peripheral Nerves: Analysis of 15 Cases. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 May 11.

Graboyes EM, Aranake-Chrisinger J, Uppaluri R. Retropharyngeal Mass. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016 Dec 15.

Zenga J, Haughey BH, Jackson RS, Adkins DR, Aranake-Chrisinger J, Bhatt N, Gay HA, Kallogjeri D, Martin EJ, Moore EJ, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Thorstad WL, Nussenbaum B. Outcomes of surgically treated human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma with N3 disease. Laryngoscope. 2016 Dec 23.

Sargar KM, Sheybani EF, Shenoy A, Aranake-Chrisinger J, Khanna G. Pediatric Fibroblastic and Myofibroblastic Tumors: A Pictorial Review. Radiographics. 2016 Jul-Aug;36(4):1195-214. doi: 10.1148/rg.2016150191. PubMed PMID: 27399243.

Aranake-Chrisinger J, Huettner PC, Hagemann AR, Pfeifer JD. Use of Short Tandem Repeat Analysis in Unusual Presentations of Trophoblastic Tumors and Their Mimics. Hum Pathol. 2016 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 26980014.

Sharma A, Viets R, Parsons MS, Reis M, Chrisinger J, Wippold FJ 2nd. A two-tiered approach to MRI for hearing loss: incremental cost of a comprehensive MRI over high-resolution T2-weighted imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Jan;202(1):136-44.

Sharma A, Reis M, Parsons MS, Wippold FJ 2nd, Chrisinger J, Schwedt TJ, Pilgram TK. Two-tiered approach to MRI for headache: a cost-effective way to use an expensive technology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Jul;201(1):W75-80.

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Office Location: BJC-IH Building, Room 3402