Susan J. Pacinda, M.D.


Joined Clinical Pathology Associates:  1999

Primary Service Location:

St.  David’s Medical Center

Medical Directorships:

  • Seton Highland Lakes Hospital Laboratory
  • Austin State Hospital – Regional Clinical Laboratory

Board Certifications:

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (1997)

Areas of Interest:

  • Cytopathology


  • Cytopathology (5th year), Baylor College of Medicine


  • Baylor College of Medicine (AP/CP)

Medical School:

  • The University of Texas Health Science Center

Undergraduate Education:

  • Texas A&M University

Selected Publications:

  • Pacinda SJ, Ramzy I.  Fine needle aspiration of breast masses: A review of its role in diagnosis and management in adolescent patients.  Journal of Adolescent Health 1998; 23:3-6.


  • Pacinda, SJ, Ledet, SC, Gondo, MM, Langston C, Brown RW, Carmona PA, Franklin RB, Roggli VL, and Cagle PT. p53 and MDM2 Immunostaining in Pulmonary Blastomas and Bronchogenic Carcinomas.  Human Pathology 1996;27:542-546.


  • Frost AE, Kellar CA, Brown RW, Noon GP, Short HD, Abraham JL, Pacinda S, and Cagle PG.  Giant cell interstitial pneumonitis: Disease recurrence in the transplanted lung.  American Review of Respiratory Disease 1993; 148:1401-1404.


  • Smalling RW, Cassidy DB, Schmidt WA, Barrett R, Fulford (Pacinda) S, Kirkeeide RL.  Effects of rotational atherectomy in normal canine coronary and diseased human cadaveric arteries: Potential for plaque removal from distal, tortuous, and diffusely diseased vessels.  Catheterization and cardiovascular diagnosis 1991; 24:300-307.