Anthony Yachnis, M.D.

Anthony T Yachnis, M.D. - Background

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Anthony T. Yachnis, M.D., M.S.,has been a faculty member at the University of Florida College of Medicine for over two decades. He is certified in anatomic pathology and neuropathology by the American Board of Pathology and has authored more than 100 publications, including journal articles, book chapters and two books. He has given numerous invited national and local presentations; and has won national and local awards for research and teaching, including the Horatio T. Enterline Award in surgical pathology and the Moore and Rubinstein Awards for the American Association of Neuropathologists (AANP).  Dr. Yachnis was president of the AANP from 2013-2014.  He was senior associate editor for the publication, Laboratory Investigation, from 2003 - 08 and is still active on its Editorial Board. He also served on the on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology from 1998 - 2003 and currently is an Associate Editor for Histopathology. Prior to his tenure at the UF College of Medicine, Dr. Yachnis completed pathology residency and a surgical pathology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania from 1986 to 1991. He then received specialized training in pediatric neuropathology at Philadelphia Children's Hospital in 1993.


University of Florida

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

George Washington University

Board Certification

  • Neuropathology - American Board of Pathology
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - American Board of Pathology

Honors and Awards

University of Florida College of Medicine Basic Science Teacher of the Year
University of Florida College of Medicine

Pathology Resident Educator of the Year
University of Florida

Class of 2011
University of Florida College of Medicine