MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine pathologist Dariusz Borys, MD, FCAP, has been named one of the top five Digital Pathology Global Pioneers by PathXL. The peer-nominated award recognizes the hard work of individuals who are true pioneers in the newly developing field of digital pathology.
"I am humbled and honored to be nominated by my esteemed associates in digital pathology and proud to be called a pioneer in this newer field of medicine," said Dr. Borys, an orthopaedic pathologist and director of digital pathology at Loyola. He also serves as an associate professor, department of pathology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.
Dr. Borys (pictured holding the award) was recognized for this achievement in a special presentation ceremony at Loyola.
In his nomination form, one of his colleagues wrote:
“The enthusiasm and dedication of Dr. Dariusz Borys are driving a functioning and thriving digital pathology laboratory at Loyola since 2013. In the new lab, anatomical pathology slides are scanned to provide high-resolution digital histology images, helping Loyola pathologists to provide images that improve medical care and enhance tumor board presentations, research projects and publications. The new technology also enables the emerging practice of telepathology, with sharing and viewing of histology slides at locations outside the hospital and a streamlined ability to consult experts at external sites.”
Dr. Borys received his medical degree from the University of Wroclaw, Poland, and completed a residency program in anatomic pathology at County General Hospital in Wroclaw, Poland. He conducted his postdoctoral research at the University of Arizona, Tucson. He completed residency training in both anatomic pathology and clinical pathology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Borys received a Pediatric Pathology Fellowship at New York University (NYU) and an Orthopedic Pathology Fellowship at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.