CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
L5/181 CSC
Phone:
608-265-1093
Pager:
(608) 265-7000 #6128
Mailing Address:

600 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53792

Michael Fritsch, MD, PhD

  • Professor (CHS)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine



Education
1998 -
1999
Fellow, Pediatric Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
1995 -
1998
Anatomic Pathology Resident, Laboratory of Pathology, NIH
1993 -
1995
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Developmental Biology Section, Laboratory of Biochemistry, NIH
1991 -
1993
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Human Oncology, UW-Madison
1986 -
1991
Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1985 -
1986
Intern, Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle
1981 -
1985
M.D., UW-Madison SMPH, Madison, WI

Research Interests

Translational research on the pathology of pediatric and perinatal diseases


Clinical Interests
General pediatric surgical pathology and perinatal pathology; general adult and perinatal autopsy; adult and pediatric cardiac pathology

Appointments & Positions
2017 -
Present
Professor (CHS), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UW-Madison
2010 -
2017
Associate Professor (non-tenured), Department of Pathology, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2012 -
2016
Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Director and Residency Coordinator, Department of Pathology, Lurie Children’s Hospital
2010 -
2016
Staff Pathologist, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
2007 -
2010
Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UW-Madison, Madison WI
2000 -
2007
Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UW-Madison, Madison WI
1999 -
2000
Assistant Pathologist (non-tenure track), Department of Pathology, Division of Pediatric Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Certifications & Licensure
2010 -
Present
Illinois license
2001 -
Board Certification in Pediatric Pathology
1986 -
Present
Wisconsin license
1999 -
Board Certification in Anatomic Pathology

Awards & Honors
2009
Golden Microscope Award, UW Pathology Residents’ teaching award
2008
Dean’s Teaching Award, UW SMPH

Societies & Memberships
Present
Society for Pediatric Pathology

Selected Publications
Melin-Aldana H, Fritsch M, Park C, Pan X, Malladi P, Whitington P. "Gestational autoimmune disease in newborns with an indeterminate cause of death following a complete autopsy." J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2015.
Finlayson C, Fritsch M, Johnson EK, et al. "Presence of Germ Cells in Disorders of Sex Development: Implications for Fertility Potential and Preservation." J. Urol.. 2017;197(3 Pt 2):937-943.