Steven H. Kroft, MD

Professor and Interim Chairman

Department of Pathology

Steven H. Kroft, MD

Steven H. Kroft, MD


Dr. Kroft is Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Pathology, Director of Clinical Pathology and Hematopathology. He also serves as Senior Associate Medical Director of Wisconsin Diagnostic Laboratories, where he is responsible for providing oversight of clinical operations in the laboratory.

Research Interests
  • Application of specialized ancillary techniques, in particular flow cytometry, to diagnostic, clinical, and biologic issues related to hematologic disorders.
Professional Background
  • Assistant and Associate Professor, Division of Hematopathology, University of Texas Southwestern (1997 – 2005)
  • Board of Directors, American Society for Clinical Pathology (2006-2015)
  • President, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2013-2014
  • Chair, National Pathology Quality Registry Steering Committee
  • Co-Chair, ASCP/CAP/ASH Guideline Committee for Evaluation of Malignant Lymphoma
  • Commission on Science, Technology, and Policy, American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Editor-in-Chief: American Journal of Clinical Pathology
  • Editorial Boards: Annals of Diagnostic Pathology
  • Course Director, ASCP Educational Workshop: A Practical State-of-the-Art Approach to Diagnostic Hematopathology
  • Faculty, various educational course and workshops
  • Best Doctors in America, 2003-2018
  • Mastership Award, American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2016
Educational Background
  • BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1986)
  • MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine (1991)
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, Northwestern University (1991 – 1996)
  • Hematopathology Fellowship, University of Michigan (1996 – 1997)
Board Certifications
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Hematology (Pathology)



Contact Information

Office Address
Froedtert / MCW Laboratory Building
9200 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226