Richard Komorowski, M.D.
Administrative Assistant III
Dr. Komorowski graduated from Marquette Medical School in 1967. He was an intern at Milwaukee County General Hospital and did his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Komorowski spent two years at Oakland Naval Hospital in California before joining the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1974. He is board certified in both anatomic and clinical pathology. Dr. Komorowski is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Pathology. He is a past president and member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Society of Pathologists.
Dr. Komorowski’s areas of interest include postgraduate education and gastrointestinal and liver pathology. He is the author of over 150 publications.
Graft host disease: Mechanisms; Surgical Pathology
Steatohepatitis: Genetics; Surgical Pathology
Chen X, Vodanovic-Jankovic S, Johnson B, Keller M, Komorowski R, Drobyski WR. Absence of regulatory T-cell control of TH1 and TH17 cells is responsible for the autoimmune-mediated pathology in chronic graft-versus-host disease. Blood 2007, 110: 3804-3813.
Ananthakrishnan AN, Attila T, Otterson MF, Lipchik RJ, Massey BT, Komorowski RA, Binion DG. Severe pulmonary toxicity after azathioprine/6-mercaptopurine initiation for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. J Clin Gastroenterol 2007, 41(7):682-688.
Issa M, Vijayapal A, Graham MB, Beaulieu DB, Otterson MF, Lundeen S, Skaros S, Weber LR, Komorowski RA, Know JF, Emmons J, Bajaj JS, Binion DG. Impact of Clostridium difficile on inflammatory bowel disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hep 2007, 5(3):345-351.
Ali I, Rafiee P, Hogan WJ, Jacob HJ, Komorowski RA, Haasler GB, Shaker R. Dickkopf homologs in squamous mucosa of esophagitis patients are overexpressed compared with Barrett’s patients and healthy controls. Am J Gastroenterol 2006, 101:1437-1448.
Hatoum OA, Binion DG, Phillips SA, O’Loughlin C, Komorowski RA, Gutterman DD, Otterson MF. Radiation induced small bowel “web” formation is associated with acquired microvascular dysfunction. Gut 2005, 54:1797-1800.