Lauren N. Parsons, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Director of Pediatric Cytopathology

Lauren N. Parsons, M.D.

Lauren N. Parsons, M.D.

Dr. Parsons is an Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Director of the Pediatric Cytopathology service at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Her clinical duties include pediatric cytopathology, pediatric surgical pathology, and perinatal/pediatric autopsy pathology. She is also the director of the pediatric pathology resident rotation, and participates in pediatric resident and fellow education. Dr. Parsons spearheaded the formation of the Interdisciplinary Thyroid Working Group at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, which seeks to provide outstanding streamlined interdisciplinary care for pediatric patients with thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. She is an active member of the Society for Pediatric Pathology, the American Society of Cytopathology, and Children’s Oncology Group.

Research Interests
  • Pediatric cytopathology and minimally invasive biopsy adequacy/accuracy
  • Pediatric solid tumor diagnosis and molecular biology
  • Pediatric thyroid cancers
  • Molecular techniques utilizing cytopathology specimens
Professional Background
  • Fellow, Pediatric Pathology, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI – 2016
  • Fellow, Cytopathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI – 2014
  • Resident, Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI – 2015
Educational Background
  • M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI – 2009
  • B.S., Biology, Truman State University, Kirksville MO – 2005
Board Certifications
  • Anatomic/Clinical Pathology (2015)
  • Cytopathology (2015)
  • Pediatric Pathology (2016)

Selected Publications


Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Lauren N. Parsons, M.D.>
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Director of Pediatric Cytopathology

Phone: (414)266-2526 / Fax: (414)266-2779

Office Address
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI, USA 53226