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Jason R. Pettus, MD, BS

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Pathology Gross Room Medical Director
Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

B.S. Saint Louis University | 2004

M.D. University of Missouri-Columbia | 2008

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center | 2012

Fellowship in Head & Neck and Genitourinary Surgical Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital | 2013

Dartmouth Cancer Center

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Contact Information

One Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 603-650-7468
Phone: 603-650-7468
Fax: 603-650-7214
Email: Jason.R.Pettus@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer, thyroid cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, pathology informatics, molecular pathology.

Courses Taught

Scientific Basis of Medicine - Reproduction Course presenter, Urologic pathology

Pathology Small Group Discussions


Dr. Pettus joined faculty in 2013 primarily as a pathologist clinician-teacher. He is interested in collaborative research related to head and neck, urologic, and endocrine pathology.

Selected Publications


Shared chromosome 21q loss in a mixed subtype renal cell carcinoma: composite or collision tumor?
Stephen SA, Wainman LM, Lefferts JA, Pettus JR
Virchows Arch. 2024 May 23; doi: 10.1007/s00428-024-03820-w. Epub 2024 May 23.
PMID: 38780616

The art of specimen orientation: Two-dimensional maps for oropharynx squamous cell carcinoma.
Divakar P, Kim SS, Kerr DA, Pettus JR, Paydarfar JA
Head Neck. 2024 Mar;46(3):702-707. doi: 10.1002/hed.27613. Epub 2023 Dec 20.
PMID: 38116698

A Subset of Thoracic SMARCA4-Deficient Undifferentiated Tumors Express GATA3.
Coconubo DM, Wangsiricharoen S, Pettus JR, Linos K, Pinto A, Wang WL, Kerr DA, Cloutier JM
Int J Surg Pathol. 2024 Jun;32(4):684-691. doi: 10.1177/10668969231188904. Epub 2023 Jul 17.
PMID: 37461275

Genomic profile of Pancoast syndrome due to hepatocellular carcinoma: A case report.
Bergman DT, Zaki L, Pettus JR, Zaki BI, Amin M
Thorac Cancer. 2023 Jun;14(18):1789-1792. doi: 10.1111/1759-7714.14923. Epub 2023 May 9.
PMID: 37160416

A case of IgM nephropathy secondary to NSAIDs.
Sedlacek M, Pettus JR
Clin Nephrol. 2022 Aug;98(2):112-114. doi: 10.5414/CN110890.
PMID: 35713164

Highlighting the Diversity of Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor: A Case Series.
Asadbeigi SN, Diaz-Perez JA, Rosenberg AE, Pettus JR, Kerr DA, Linos K
Int J Surg Pathol. 2023 Apr;31(2):142-151. doi: 10.1177/10668969221095178. Epub 2022 Apr 24.
PMID: 35466756

In Reply.
Torous VF, Allan RW, Balani J, Baskovich B, Birdsong GG, Dellers E, Dryden M, Edgerton ME, Giannico GA, Heayn M, Jackson CR, Klepeis VE, Olson JE, Pettus JR, Simpson RW, Sirintrapun SJ, Smith DL, Srigley JR, Berman MA
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2022 Jan 2;146(2):141b-143. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2021-0461-LE.
PMID: 35073403

Complete remission of tip lesion variant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) with the Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitor tofacitinib.
Sedlacek M, Pettus JR
CEN Case Rep. 2022 May;11(2):225-230. doi: 10.1007/s13730-021-00658-y. Epub 2021 Nov 5.
PMID: 34741283

First-In-Human Study in Cancer Patients Establishing the Feasibility of Oxygen Measurements in Tumors Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance With the OxyChip.
Schaner PE, Williams BB, Chen EY, Pettus JR, Schreiber WA, Kmiec MM, Jarvis LA, Pastel DA, Zuurbier RA, DiFlorio-Alexander RM, Paydarfar JA, Gosselin BJ, Barth RJ, Rosenkranz KM, Petryakov SV, Hou H, Tse D, Pletnev A, Flood AB, Wood VA, Hebert KA, Mosher RE, Demidenko E, Swartz HM, Kuppusamy P
Front Oncol. 2021;11:743256. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2021.743256. Epub 2021 Oct 1.
PMID: 34660306

Automated identification of glomeruli and synchronised review of special stains in renal biopsies by machine learning and slide registration: a cross-institutional study.
Wilbur DC, Smith ML, Cornell LD, Andryushkin A, Pettus JR
Histopathology. 2021 Oct;79(4):499-508. doi: 10.1111/his.14376. Epub 2021 Aug 3.
PMID: 33813779

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