The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville

The Department of Pathology

Stuart E. Van Meter, MD

Associate Professor

Clinical Focus

Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Clinical Chemistry


Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, May 1986

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville, July 1986-June 1991


American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, November 1991
American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology, 1995

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Clinical Pathologists
Fellow, College of American Pathologists
Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners

Current Publications

Shachner TR, Van Meter SE.
Metastatic melanoma of the uterine cervix diagnosed on cervical Pap smear: Case report and literature review. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2018 Dec;46(12):1045-1049. Epub 2018 Oct 24.

LePhong C, Hubbard EW, Van Meter S, Nodit L.
Squamous cell carcinoma in serous effusions: Avoiding pitfalls in this rare encounter. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2017 Dec;45(12):1095-1099. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Hubbard EW, Nodit L, Van Meter S.
Undifferentiated malignant neoplasm involving parotid and thyroid: Sampling and PAX8 cross-reactivity can obscure the diagnosis of lymphoma. Case Reports in Pathology. 2016 Dec;2016:3291549.

McLoughlin J, Nodit L, Heidel RE, Van Meter S, Macy S, Kestler D.
The clinical correlation of PTEN, pAKT, and ODAM in gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Journal of Surgical Research. 2016 May 15;202(2):403-12. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Current Presentations

Shachner TR, Nodit L, Hubbard E, Van Meter S. Improving ROSE: Discrepant touch preparation and histology findings in cytology of renal masses: A 10 year retrospective review. Presented at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting; 2019 Mar 16-21; National Harbor, MD.

Patel PJ, Sneed GM, Van Meter S, Duncan LD. Acetic acid wash for thyroid fine needle aspiration ThinPrep preparation: Can improved cellularity be achieved. Presented at American Society of Cytopathology 66th Annual Scientific Meeting; 2018 Nov 10-13; Washington, DC.

Patel P, VanMeter SE, Goodman SA, Dao LN, Nodit L. An unusual soft tissue mass: Localized iatrogenic amyloidosis. Presented at College of American Pathologists, The Pathologists Meeting; 2017 Oct 8-11; National Harbor, MD.


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