Prognostic and targeted therapies; Secondary tumors of the GU system; Prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia; Testicular cancer; Bladder cancer; Kidney cancer; Prostate cancer; Molecular biomarkers; Urologic malignancies
Dr. Georges J. Netto is a professor of pathology, oncology and urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. An expert in the histologic interpretation of surgical biopsies the urologic and male genital organs, Dr. Netto is a consultant in the nationally recognized Johns Hopkins Urologic Pathology Laboratory.
Dr. Netto earned his medical degree from Syria’s University of Damascus and completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at Baylor University Medical Center. He completed subspecialty training in oncologic and urologic pathology at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2005.
He is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, as well as in molecular genetic pathology, a new pathology discipline focused on developing molecular-based tests (DNA/RNA) for diagnosing and predicting the course of cancer.
In addition to publishing scores of academic articles, Dr. Netto co-authored Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate with Hopkins colleague Jonathan Epstein, M.D. He has lectured worldwide on the diagnostic and molecular aspects of urologic pathology.
He has served as a reviewer for publications that include Cancer, The Journal of Urology, Urology, Modern Pathology, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Laboratory Investigation and Human Pathology.
Dr. Netto speaks English, Arabic and French.