Flavia G. Rosado, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology, Division of Hematopathology

Dr. Rosado is a member of the Division of Hematopathology. In addition to being involved in all aspects of the hematopathology clinical service, she oversees the bone marrow laboratory/service and helps in the management of the flow cytometry laboratory. Her national service has included being a member and chair of varied committees for national/international hematopathology, pathology and flow cytometry societies.


  • American Board of Pathology - Hematology, 2013
  • American Board of Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2012



Clinical Expertise

Diagnostic hematopathology including pediatric and adult bone marrow and tissue pathology, diagnostic evaluation of peripheral blood and body fluids, and flow cytometry interpretation. Dr. Rosado has special expertise in minimal residual disease analysis by flow cytometry.

Education & Training
MD - Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2004
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2012
Fellowship - Hematopathology, Mayo Clinic, 2013
Fellowship - Surgical Pathology, Mayo Clinic, 2014
Research Interests
  • Aggressive B-cell lymphomas
  • EBV-associated hematopoietic neoplasms
  • Plasma cell neoplasms
  • Flow cytometric immunophenotyping of hematolymphoid neoplasms
  • Immunotherapy
Representative Publications
  • Plasmablastic lymphoma versus plasmablastic myeloma: an ongoing diagnostic dilemma. Ahn JS, Okal R, Vos JA, Smolkin M, Kanate AS, Rosado FG J. Clin. Pathol. 2017 Sep 70 9 775-780
  • Human herpesvirus 8-related diseases: Histopathologic diagnosis and disease mechanisms. Auten M, Kim AS, Bradley KT, Rosado FG Semin Diagn Pathol 2017 Jul 34 4 371-376
  • The diagnosis of adult-onset haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: lessons learned from a review of 29 cases of bone marrow haemophagocytosis in two large academic institutions. Rosado FG, Rinker EB, Plummer WD, Dupont WD, Spradlin NM, Reichard KK, Kim AS J. Clin. Pathol. 2016 Sep 69 9 805-9
  • Immunophenotypic features by multiparameter flow cytometry can help distinguish low grade B-cell lymphomas with plasmacytic differentiation from plasma cell proliferative disorders with an unrelated clonal B-cell process. Rosado FG, Morice WG, He R, Howard MT, Timm M, McPhail ED Br. J. Haematol. 2015 May 169 3 368-76
  • Bone marrow findings of the newly described TEMPI syndrome: when erythrocytosis and plasma cell dyscrasia coexist. Rosado FG, Oliveira JL, Sohani AR, Schroyens W, Sykes DB, Kenderian SS, Lacy MQ, Kyle RA, Hoyer JD Mod. Pathol. 2015 Mar 28 3 367-72
  • Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: an update on diagnosis and pathogenesis. Rosado FG, Kim AS Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2013 Jun 139 6 713-27
  • Kikuchi-Fujimoto lymphadenitis: role of parvovirus B-19, Epstein-Barr virus, human herpesvirus 6, and human herpesvirus 8. Rosado FG, Tang YW, Hasserjian RP, McClain CM, Wang B, Mosse CA Hum. Pathol. 2013 Feb 44 2 255-9
  • Utility of immunohistochemical staining with FLI1, D2-40, CD31, and CD34 in the diagnosis of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related and non-acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related Kaposi sarcoma. Rosado FG, Itani DM, Coffin CM, Cates JM Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2012 Mar 136 3 301-4
  • Clinicopathologic correlation of epidemiologic and histopathologic features of pediatric bacterial lymphadenitis. Rosado FG, Stratton CW, Mosse CA Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2011 Nov 135 11 1490-3