New Associate Medical Director, New York

Bostwick Laboratories announces the appointment of Dr. Barbara A. Russo, M.D., as Associate Medical Director of Gastrocor in its Uniondale, New York laboratory. Gastrocor, a division of Bostwick Laboratories, specializes in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Russo’s appointment strengthens Gastrocor’s commitment to providing optimal patient care with its veteran team of specialty-specific pathologists.

Prior to joining Gastrocor, Dr. Russo served seven years as a staff pathologist for LabCorp/DIANON™ Systems’ New York laboratory. She also served as an Associate Pathologist at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside, New York.

Dr. Russo is board certified in anatomic and cytopathology. She received her M.D. from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. She is fellowship-trained in both Surgical and Cytopathology from North Shore University Hospital. In joining Gastrocor’s New York laboratory, Dr. Russo reunites with her former LabCorp/DIANON™ pathology associates. These colleagues include Dr. Hillel Kahane, M.D. FACP, FACPE, Dr. Vito Santarsieri, M.D. and Dr. Jing Liu, M.D. “We are pleased to have Dr. Russo join our veteran team of GI pathologists. Her experience and dedication, in the field of gastrointestinal pathology, enhances our commitment to our clinicians and ultimately our mission of optimal patient care,” states Dr. Vito Santarsieri, M.D., Medical Director of Gastrocor™.

In speaking about Gastrocor, Dr. Russo states, “I joined Gastrocor because of its commitment to patient care and its reputation for delivering exceptional diagnostic information to clinicians. I am enthusiastic about continuing this tradition, and extending it into the gastrointestinal pathology services.”