Robert A. Robinson, MD, PhD


Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology and Reference Laboratory Services
Co- Director of Surgical Pathology
Medical Director of UI Diagnostics Laboratories
Interim Director, Surgical Pathology
Professor of Pathology  - Anatomic Pathology
Professor of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine, College of Dentistry

Contact Information

Primary Office: 5238-H Roy Carver Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-4163



BA, Chemistry, University of Missouri
MD, University of Missouri - Kansas City
PhD, Pathology, University of Minnesota

Residency, Pathology, Mayo Clinic

Licensure and Certifications

Recertified - Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Research Summary

Interests: Head and neck pathology, including surgical pathology and cytopathology.

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Selected Publications

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Gailey M, Bayon R, Robinson R.  Cribriform adenocarcinoma of minor salivary gland: A report of two cases with an emphasis on cytology..  Diagn Cytopathol.  2014 December. 42(12):1085-1090.

Bhama A, Smith R, Robinson R, Weigel R.  Preoperative evaluation of thyroglossal duct cysts: children versus adults-is ther a difference?.  Am J Surg.  2013 October 26. 13.

Robinson R.  Solitary Bony Metastasis in Seminoma.  J Clin Oncol.  2013 June. 1(16):259-61.

Simons A, Lu P, Gibson-Corley K, Robinson R, Meyerholz D, Colgan J.  The Justy mutant mouse strain produces a spontaneous murine model of salivary gland cancer with myoephithelial and basal cell differentiation.  Lab Invest.  2013 June. 93(6):711-719.

Halawi A, Maley J, Robinson R, Swenson C, Graham S.  Craniofacial osteoma: clinical presentation and patterns of growth.  Am J Rhinol Allergy.  2013. 27(2):128-133.

Robinson R.  Utility of a partial autopsy: a case report of congenital laryngeal atresia.  Pediatr Dev Pathol.  2013. 16(3):229-31.

Robinson R.  Tumors of the Jaws AFIP Atlas of Tumor Pathology.  Fascicle 16. American Registry of Pathology;  2012.

Khachi S, Gubbels S, Robinson R, Hansen M.  Ganglion cyst presenting as an external auditory canal mass.  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.  2011. 144(1):131-132.

Gupta H, Robinson R, Murray R, Karnell L, Smith R, Hoffman H.  Degrees of dysplasia and the use of cidofovir in patients with recurrent respiratory papillomatosis.  Laryngoscope.  2010 April. 120(4):698-702.

Iseli T, Karnell L, Graham S, Funk G, Buatti J, Gupta A, Robinson R, Hoffman H.  Role of radiotherapy in adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck.  The Journal of laryngology and otology.  2009 October. 123(10):1137-44.

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