Darryl K. Shibata

Professor of Pathology

Areas of treatment:

Anatomic Pathology


  • Pathology


  • Department of Pathology


  • English

Darryl K. Shibata, MD

Professor of Pathology

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

After attending UCLA for his undergraduate degree, Dr. Shibata obtained his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.  After completing his internship training in pediatrics from UC San Diego, Dr. Shibata returned to USC for his residency and fellowship at LAC+USC Medical Center.  Currently, Dr. Shibata has clinical appointments at both LAC+USC Medical Center and USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.  In addition to his wide array of responsibilities in the research, education and practitioner capacities, Dr. Shibata sits on the editorial board of the BMC Cancer Journal and the American Journal of Pathology. 


University of California, San Diego, M.S. Chemistry, 1979
Doctor of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1983


University of California, San Diego, 1983 - 1984, Pediatrics


LAC+USC Medical Center, 1984 - 1988, Pathology


LAC+USC Medical Center, 1988 - 1989, Hematopathology


National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Pathology (anatomical and clinical)

Professional society memberships:

College of American Pathologists
American Association of Science
American Association of Cancer Research


ASCP/CAP Pathology Resident Award Competition, 1987, First Place, Anatomic Pathology
Los Angeles Society of Pathologists Annual Residents Symposium, 1987, Best Paper Award, "Detection of human papilloma virus in paraffin embedded tissue using the polymerase chain reaction"
College of American Pathology, Fellow, 1989 - 1990