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Stephen Bonsib


Dr. Stephen Bonsib joined Arkana Laboratories in 2012 following five years as Chair of Pathology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. He received his BA, MS, and MD from Indiana University. Dr. Bonsib has written more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters focusing on urologic pathology and renal pathology including chapters in the widely referenced Heptinstall’s Pathology of the Kidney. He is co-editor of the recently published textbook Diagnostic Renal Pathology. He was one of three urologic pathologists from the United States invited by the WHO to Lyon, France to edit the kidney tumor section of the 2004 WHO blue book, Tumours of the Kidney and Male Genital-Urinary Tract, and authored or co-authored six chapters in that text. Dr. Bonsib published an incredible renal atlas in 2013 that shows his incredible dissection, photography, and renal anatomy/pathology skills. He is also involved with our Patient Education Committee which helps produce patient resources about kidney disease. In his free time, Dr. Bonsib enjoys raising orchids and bonsai trees and drawing.

Dr. Bonsib is a member of the International Academy of Pathology, American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, Renal Pathology Society, International Society of Urologic Pathology, and the American Society Clinical Pathologists.