Juan C. Felix, MD

Professor and Vice Chair
Director of Anatomic Pathology

Juan C. Felix, MD

Juan C. Felix, MD

Introduction

Dr. Juan Felix is an expert in the field of cervical cancer. His research has contributed to the field in the areas of diagnosis and treatment as well is in areas of basic science. Dr. Juan Felix joins the Medical College of Wisconsin as Professor and Vice Chairman of Surgical Pathology, and Director of Anatomic Pathology.

Research Interests
  • Investigation in human papillomavirus, pathogenesis and pathobiology, 1988- present
  • Frozen section pathology
  • Diagnosis and treatment of preinvasive lesions of the uterine cervix, 1991- present
  • Pathobiology of endometrial adenocarcinoma and its precursors, 1992-present
  • Effect of estrogen replacement therapy on the endometrium of postmenopausal women, 1994-present
  • Biological markers of progression in Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, 1998 to 2007
  • Role of prostaglandin EP3 receptors in myometrial contractility, 1999 to 2005
  • Cervical cancer prevention in Low and Middle Income Countries, 2006-present
Professional Background
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology, Cornell University, (1989-1992)
  • Attending Pathologist and Cytopathologist, The New York Hospital, (1989-1992)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, USC, (1992-1995)
  • Attending Pathologist and Cytopathologist, Los Angeles County Women’s and Children’s Hospital, (1992-2009)
  • Chief, OB-GYN Pathology, LAC-USC Medical Center, (1994-2017)
  • Director of Surgical Pathology, Los Angeles County Women’s and Children’s Hospital, (1994- 2009)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, USC, (1995-2001)
  • Professor of Clinical Pathology and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, USC, (2002-2017)
  • Acting Chief of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, LAC-USC, (2004-2005)
  • Interim AP Chief, University Hospital and Norris Cancer Center, (2010-2011)
  • Chief, Anatomic Pathology, Keck Medical Center of USC, (2011-2013)
  • Associate Director of Operations and Quality in Anatomic Pathology, LAC+USC Medical Center, (2013-2014)
  • Chief of Cytopathology, LAC-USC Medical Center, (2007-2017)
  • Director of Cytopathology Fellowship, (2007-2017)
  • Professor and Vice Chairman, Director of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, (2017-present)
Educational Background
  • College – Columbia College, Columbia University, B.A. (1980)
  • Medical School – Cornell University Medical College, M.D., (1984)
  • Residency – The New York Hospital, Anatomic Pathology, (1985-1988)
  • Fellowship – The New York Hospital – Cornell University Medical College, Obstetrical & Gynecological Pathology, (1988-1989)
Board Certifications
  • Certified for Added Qualification in Cytopathology by the American Board of Pathology, (1993)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology), (1988)

Publications

Research

Contact Information

Juan C. Felix, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Director of Anatomic Pathology

Phone: (414)805-8786 / Fax: (414) 805-8444
jcfelix@mcw.edu

Office Address
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, USA 53226