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To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.

Nicholas I. Batalis, MD - Associate Director, Pathology Residency Program

Nicholas I. Batalis, M.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Pathology Residency Program
Associate Director, Education Division
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Main Hospital Room 281
Phone: (843) 792-9981
Fax: (843) 792-3537


Medical Autopsy Pathology
Forensic Pathology


1999 B.S.: Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
2003 M.D.: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
2003-07 Pathology Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
2007-08 Forensic Pathology Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern and the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office, Dallas, TX


  1. Batalis NI and Wassum JA. Coronary artery anomalies: Benign entities or pathologic findings? Academic Forensic Pathology. 2015;5(1):10-24.
  2. Renker M, Baumann S, Rier J, Ebersberger U, Fuller SR, Batalis NI, Schoepf UJ, Chiaramida SA. Radiol Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;53(2):261-269.
  3. Eichel Y and Batalis NI. Acquired Angioedema: A Case of an Unexpected Death and Review of Literature. Academic Forensic Pathology. 2014;4(3):422-427.
  4. Hamilton H, Batalis NI, Presnell SE, Schandl CA, and Tormos LM. The Importance of Microscopic Examination of the Lungs in Decedents with Sustained Central Intravascular Catheters: A Nine-Case Series. Journal of Forensic Sciences. Epub 14 Nov 2014.
  5. Klaybor GL and Batalis NI. Disseminated cryptococcosis. College of American Pathologists, FR Series (Forensic pathology surveys), FR14-A02. 2014.
  6. Batalis NI and Harley RA. Pulmonary embolic disorders. Academic Forensic Pathology 2013;3(4):420-434.
  7. Orwat DE and Batalis NI. Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2012; 136(3): 333-8.
  8. Ogden EA and Batalis NI. Systemic sarcoidosis with cardiac involvement. American Society for Clinical Pathology Check Sample. FP12-1, 1-11.

Dr. Batalis and his wife Gretchen

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