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Our Pathologists:

Larry W. Cartmell, Jr., M.D. graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1987.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas in 1992.  After serving as an Associate Pathologist for South Tulsa Pathology Laboratory in Tulsa, Oklahoma and St Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he joined CTPL in 1998.  In addition, Dr. Cartmell serves as the Laboratory Medical Director for several of the Hillcrest Family Health Center Clinics.

Gary F. Geldmeier, M.D. received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, San Antonio, Texas in 1982.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas in 1986.  He completed a 1-year Fellowship in Surgical Pathology in 1987. Dr. Geldmeier joined Medical Laboratory Service of Waco upon completion of his fellowship in 1987.

Douglas B. Michaels, M.D. received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1980 and completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas in 1984. He was an Associate Pathologist for Affiliated Pathologists, Denton, Texas, before joining Waco Clinical Pathology Laboratory in 1988.  He is Laboratory Medical Director and Chairman of the Pathology Department at Providence Health Center, Waco, Texas.  Dr. Michaels is also board certified in Cytopathology.

Edwin B. Morrison, M.D. graduated from medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas in 1974. He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at U.T. Southwestern and Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas in 1978. He joined Medical Laboratory Service of Waco in 1979 and has served as the Chairman of the Pathology Department, Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Waco, Texas since 1992.

Alan D. Northcutt, M.D. graduated from medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School, San Antonio, Texas in 1982.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas in 1986 and joined Waco Clinical Pathology Laboratory that same year.  He completed a Dermatopathology Fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1990, and then returned to Waco Clinical Pathology Laboratory.  He serves as the Laboratory Medical Director of East Texas Medical Center, Fairfield, Texas and Parkview Medical Center, Mexia, Texas.  Dr. Northcutt is also board certified in Dermatopathology.

Claudius E. Robinson, M.D., Ph.D. graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine combined MD/PhD program in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in June 1999.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in June 2003. Dr. Robinson also completed a surgical pathology fellowship at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Texas in June 2004.  He joined Central Texas Pathology Laboratory in December 2007.  Dr. Robinson is Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

Cary D. Chisholm, M.D. graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, School of Medicine, Dallas, Texas in May 2008.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, School of Medicine, Temple, Texas in June 2012. Dr. Chisholm completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology in June 2013 at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center under an affiliation with Dermpath Diagnostics, Dallas, Texas.  Dr. Chisholm joined Central Texas Pathology Laboratory immediately upon completion of his Dermatopathology fellowship.  Dr. Chisholm is Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Board Certified in the subspecialty of Dermatopathology.

Daniel A. Smith, D.O., Ph.D. graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a PhD in Microbiology in May 2003 and graduated from the Western University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine, Pomona, California in May 2007.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine at Scott & White, Temple, Texas in June 2011.  Dr. Smith competed a subspecialty fellowship in Cytopathology at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine at Scott & White, Temple, Texas in June 2012 and joined Central Texas Pathology Laboratory immediately after graduation.  Dr. Smith is Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and is also Board Certified in the subspecialty of Cytopathology.

Christopher N. Thompson, M.D. graduated from the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Medicine, Temple, Texas in May 2006.  He completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Medicine, Temple, Texas in June 2010 and a fellowship in Surgical Pathology from the same institution in June 2011.  Dr. Thompson completed a fellowship in Hematopathology from ARUP/University of Utah School of Medicine in June 2012.  Dr. Thompson joined Central Texas Pathology Laboratory immediately upon completion of his Hematopathology fellowship. Dr. Thompson is Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Board Certified in the subspecialty of Hematopathology.

Our Pathologists' Assistant:

Megan E. Stewart, PA (ASCP) CM graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana in May 1999.  She graduated with a Master of Science from the Pathologistsí Assistant Program, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana in June 2011.  Ms. Stewart joined Central Texas Pathology Laboratory in August 2011 and is Board Certified as a Pathologistsí Assistant by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

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