Roberto F. Nicosia M.D.,Ph.D.

Roberto F. Nicosia M.D.,Ph.D.
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  • Italian


  • Pathology


Roberto Nicosia, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified pathologist, chief of Pathology at VA Puget Sound and a UW professor of Pathology. He is also director of Electron Microscopy at the VA and a member UW Medicine's Renal Pathology team.

Dr. Nicosia’s clinical practice focuses on renal pathology, which allows him to interact closely with doctors who take care of kidney patients. An exciting aspect of his work is the ability to actively contribute to treatment decisions.

Dr. Nicosia earned his M.D. from La Sapienza University in Rome and his Ph.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the American Society of Investigative Pathology and is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He is also a member of the editorial board of the journal Angiogenesis.


Institution Credential Year
University of Rome SOM Medical education 1976
San Camillo De Lellis Hospital Internship
University of Rome SOM Residency
Medical College of Pennsylvania Residency
Medical College of Pennsylvania Hosp Ph.D 1984
Degree Institution Year
MD University of Rome SOM 1976

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Pathology Anatomic & Clinical Pathology 1983