Patrick J. Cimino M.D., Ph.D.

Patrick J. Cimino M.D., Ph.D.


  • English


  • Brain tumors
  • Neurology
  • Pathology


P.J. Cimino, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified pathologist and researcher at UW Medical Center.

Dr. Cimino’s clinical specialty is focused on diagnostic neuropathology, with a particular interest in brain tumors. He also conducts collaborative translational research in the field of neuro-oncology, with several projects involving human molecular genetics and small animal models of adult brain tumors, including meningioma and glioblastoma.

Dr. Cimino earned his M.D. and Ph.D. at the UW. He is board certified in both Neuropathology and Anatomic Pathology. He is actively engaged in the University of Washington’s Alvord Brain Tumor Center weekly interdisciplinary neuro-oncology tumor board. He is a member of several local and national professional organizations including the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium, Seattle Tumor Translational Research program, the Society for Neuro-Oncology, and the American Association of Neuropathology. Read Dr. Cimino's Publications:


Institution Credential Year
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine Undergraduate Education 2004
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Residency 2013
Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital Fellowship 2015
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine Medical education 2011

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Pathology Anatomic Pathology 2017
American Board of Pathology Neuropathology 2017