Gary C. Kanel

Professor of Clinical Pathology
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Areas of treatment:

Liver Pathology

Specialty:

  • Pathology

Department:

  • Department of Pathology

Language:

  • English

Gary C. Kanel, MD

Professor of Clinical Pathology

Practicing location:

  • Keck Hospital of USC

About this doctor:

Dr. Kanel has been at the Keck School of Medicine at USC since 1979, with interests centering on liver pathology and pathophysiologic concepts.  He has co-authored over one hundred journal articles, abstracts and book chapters and has received several teaching awards.  A former Chairman of the Bioethics Resource Committee at the world-renown Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Kanel is currently the Associate Pathologist and Director of the Autopsy Division at LAC+USC Medical Center and Co-Director of University Pathology Associates.

Education:

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (honors - chemistry), 1969, B.S.
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts, 1974, M.D.

Internships:

Department of Pathology, Tufts - New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 1974 - 1975

Residencies:

Department of Pathology, Tufts - New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 1975 - 1976
Department of Pathology (Clin. Path.), University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, Illinois, 1976 - 1977

Fellowships:

National Science Foundation, Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1969 (Dr. Lazlo Lorand)
Student Fellow, Department of Pathology, Tufts - New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 1972 - 1973
Special and Clinical Fellow, Department of Pathology, Tufts - New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 1977 - 1979

Certifications:

American Board of Pathology (Clinical and Anatomical)

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Clinical Pathologists
College of American Pathologists
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Awards:

1st and 2nd place, Microscopic Division, and Honorable Mention, from the Group for Research in Pathology Education, Winter Meeting, Galveston, Texas, 1995
Physician of the Quarter - Fourth Quarter, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center; Commendation, Los Angeles County, Supervisor Don Knabe, February 10, 2000
Highly Commended, Award for the Atlas of Liver Pathology, 2nd edition, under the category of Gastroenterology, by the British Medical Association, 2005 Medical Book Competition, November 2, 2005
2011 list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015