Tracy A. Dewenter, MD

Director, Surgical Pathology
Associate Professor


Department of Pathology
2021 Perdido St.
CALS Building, 7th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112



Dr. Tracy A. Dewenter received her medical doctorate from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport in 2003. She completed residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology from LSUHSC – School of Medicine at New Orleans in 2007. After a short period of additional training in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, she joined the faculty at LSUHSC in November 2007.  She is recipient of the Ronald Welsh Endowed Professorship in Pathology and currently serves as Director of Surgical Pathology at University Medical Center New Orleans.  


Clinical Interests

Surgical Pathology
Gynecologic Pathology


Teaching Activities

Medical student and pathology resident education


Additional Info

Board Certification: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Selected Publications and Presentations

Harbert J, Chen J, Halat S, Dewenter T, Bhalla R.  P63-expressing Prostate Adenocarcinoma: A case study of a rare subtype.  ASCP Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 2022

Harbert J, Chen J, Dewenter T, Bhalla R.  Eosinophilic solid and cystic renal cell carcinoma with non-typical immunophenotype: a series of two cases.  ASCP Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, November 2022

Harbert J, Chen J, Halat S, Dewenter T.  Incidental Mixed Gallbladder Neuroendocrine Carcinoma with Associated Papillary-Tubular Neoplasm.  CAP22. September 2022 Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Correlation of Preoperative Studies with Extraprostatic Extension of Prostatic Carcinoma in Radical Prostatectomies, a Retrospective Study. CAP21. September 2021 Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Riker AI, Hodgdon IA, Dewenter T, Marshall R, Boulmay B. Metastatic papillary thyroid cancer to the liver: the central role of a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Ochsner J. 2021 Summer;21(2):224-229

Winters A, Berry A, Chowdhury N, Wright K, Dewenter T, Cameron J.  Micrornas as Predictive Biomarkers of Low-Grade CIN Outcomes.  Submitted 33rd International Papillomavirus Conference, Barcelona, Spain March 23, 2020

Han B, Kanotra J, Sura G, Dewenter T, Bhalla R.  Concordance analysis between Prostate Imaging - Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS v2) and prostatectomy histologic findings.  Accepted for presentation in the Stowell-Orbison/Surgical Pathology/Autopsy Award Poster Session (of USCAP), Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, March 18, 2019

Preston S, Nelson R, Watts M, Smith D, Dewenter T, Spruill D.  Not Another ACS Rule Out.  Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society 2017 (March/April); 169(2):47

Hernandez S, Connor E, Dewenter T, Nuss D, Mehta R.  Sinonasal Neoplasms Involving the Cranial Base and Orbit: A case series of unusual pathology and review of the literature.  American Skull Base Society 26th Annual Meeting Abstract, Scottsdale, Arizona February 12-14, 2016

Thélin C, Raasch Alquist C, Engel L, Dewenter T.  Primary clear cell adenocarcinoma of the colon: a case report and review.  Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society.  166(4):143-8, 2014 Jul-A

Cameron J, Dewenter T, Trillo-Tinoco J, Del Valle L, Ruiz B, Hagensee M.  MicroRNAs as candidate prognostic biomarkers of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Association for Clinical and Translational Research: Translational Science 2014 Meeting Abstract, Washington, D.C., April 9-11, 2014
Plauché V, Dewenter T, Walvekar R.  Follicular and Papillary Carcinoma: A Thyroid Collision Tumor.  Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery.  65(Suppl 1):182-4, 2013 Jul
Burkenstock C, Ali M, Dewenter T, Lopez F.  A 52-Year-Old Woman With Headache and Bradycardia.  Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society.  164(4): 228-235, 2012 July-Aug
Dewenter T, Ruiz B.  Impact of automatic selection of cervical specimens for rescreening in populations of different risk.  Accepted for poster presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cytopathology, Denver, CO, November 13-17, 2009