Dr. Misdraji is a well-known diagnostic specialist and researcher in his area. His work aims to contribute to an international consensus classification for appendiceal mucinous neoplasms.



Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Cytopathology
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) pathology
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • Cytopathology
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

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After receiving his medical training at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Dr. Misdraji completed his anatomic and clinical pathology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital where he also trained in cytopathology.  He is Director of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Unit in the Department of Pathology. His primary clinical interests are gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases, and cytopathology. Dr. Misdraji's research interests are focused on liver pathology, gastrointestinal diseases, and appendiceal neoplasia. He has an active consultative practice that is primarily composed of liver pathology and gastrointestinal pathology. He is co-director of the Harvard Medical School CME Course, Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Pathology.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Research Interests include appendiceal neoplasms, hepatic diseases and gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Misdraji has published over 65 research papers. For more information about research concepts, co-authors, and to see a timeline, visit Dr. Misdraji's profile at the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

    1. Misdraji J, Lauwers GY, Irving JA, Batts KP, Young RH. Appendiceal or cecal endometriosis with intestinal metaplasia: A potential mimic of appendiceal mucinous neoplasms. Am J Surg Pathol 2014;38:698-705.
    2. Hagen C, Kamionek M, McKinsey D, Misdraji J. Syphilis presenting as inflammatory tumors of the liver in HIV-positive homosexual men. Am J Surg Pathol 2014;38:1636-43.
    3. Arnason T, Kamionek M, Yang M, Yantiss RK, Misdraji J. Significance of proximal margin involvement in low grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasm. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015;139:518-521.
    4. Johncilla M, Misdraji J, Pratt DS, Agoston AT, Lauwers GY, Srivastava A, Doyle LA. Ipilimumab-associated hepatitis: clinicopathologic characterization in a series of eleven cases. Am J Surg Pathol 2015;39:1075-1084.
    5. Shih AR, Lauwers, GY, Kamionek M, Mattia A, Schaefer EAK, Misdraji J. Vascular injury characterizes doxycycline-induced upper gastrointestinal tract mucosal injury. Am J Surg Pathol 2017;41:374-381.
    6. Hoda RS, Sanyal S, Abraham JL, Everett JM, Hundemer GL, Yee E, Lauwers GY, Tolkoff-Rubin N, Misdraji J. Lanthanum deposition from oral lanthanum carbonate in the upper gastrointestinal tract. Histopathology 2017;70:1072-1078.



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