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Erika Franco Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

Languages: English, Portuguese




The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3580


Erika F. Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital with sign-out responsibilities on cytopathology, surgical pathology and autopsy.

Dr. Rodriguez's academic and clinical interests focus on pulmonary pathology, including neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease, application of molecular techniques to lung cancer diagnosis, correlation of morphologic criteria in surgical and cytological specimens and morphologic assessment of  non-neoplastic lung disease with clinical correlations. more


  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Universidade Federal de Sergipe (2001)


  • University of Sao Paulo Medical School / Anatomic Pathology (2003)
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education / Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (2011)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (2012)


  • AC Camargo Hospital / Oncologic Pathology (2003)
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Cytopathology (2013)
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / Pathology (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology / Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (2012)
  • American Board of Pathology / Cytopathology (2013)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Monaco SE, Rodriguez EF, Mahaffey AL, Dacic, S. FGFR1 Amplification in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung with Correlation of Primary and Metastatic Tumor Status. AM J Clin Pathol. 2016 Jan;145(1):55-61

Rodriguez EF, Monaco SE, Dacic, S. Cytological subtyping of lung adenocarcinoma using the proposed International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society (IASLC/ATS/ERS) Adenocarcinoma Classification. Cancer Cytopathol 2013;121:629-37

Rodriguez EF, Dacic S, Pantanowitz L, Khalbuss WE, Monaco SE. Cytopathology of pulmonary adenocarcinoma with a single histological pattern using the proposed International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society (IASLC/ATS/ERS) classification. Cancer Cytopathol. 2015;123:306-17.

Rodriguez EF, Lum D, Guido R, Austin RM. Cytologic findings in experimental in vivo fallopian tube brush specimens. Acta Cytol. 2013;57(6):611-8.

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