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Robert Homer, MD, PhD

Pathology, Thoracic Pathology, Anatomic Pathology


Robert Homer, MD, PhD, a pathologist, specializes in detecting diseases including cancers in and around the lungs. He is particularly interested in lung diseases leading to fibrosis, including those from exposures to foreign materials. He became interested in pathology as a graduate student—he wanted to know more about the structure and mechanisms of disease.

Dr. Homer is a professor of pathology at Yale School of Medicine.


  • Professor of Pathology
  • Director, Thoracic Pathology
  • Director of Medical Studies
  • Director, Medical Student Course Module

Education & Training

  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1992)
  • PhD
    Yale University (1987)
  • MD
    Yale University (1987)

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