curriculum vitae

Edward O. Uthman, MD

Last updated 14 Jun 2016

General Information

  • Mailing address:
    2525 West Bellfort
    Suite 120
    Houston, TX 77054
  • Office phone:
    (281) 341-4850
  • Fax:
    (281) 341-2880
  • E-mail:
  • Birthdate: 4 Mar 1952
  • Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Marital status: married to Margaret Uthman, MD


  • Battle Ground Academy, Franklin, TN; high school diploma, 1970
  • Rhodes College (formerly Southwestern at Memphis), Bachelor of Science with Distinction (biology), 1974
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1977
  • Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences (affiliated institutions: City of Memphis Hospital, Methodist Hospitals, LeBonheur Children's Hospital), 1977-81


  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1 Jul 1978 (Certificate #195268)
  • Diplomate in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 22 Nov 1981

Current Positions

  • Partner, Brown & Associates Medical Laboratories, LLP, Houston, TX (group pathology practice), from 1991 (associate from 1986)
  • Board of Directors, OakBend Medical Center, Richmond, TX, from 2008
  • Laboratory Director, OakBend Medical Center (formerly Polly Ryon Memorial Hospital), from 1990
  • Adjunct Professor of Pathology, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, from 2002 (adjunct assistant professor from 1986)
  • Co-owner and Moderator, PATHO-L online mailing list for pathologists
  • Technical Advisory Committee, Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center, Houston, TX
  • Executive Advisory Board, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Past Positions

  • President, Texas Society of Pathologists, 2014-2015
  • President, Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists, 2006-2007 (Vice-President, 2005-06)
  • Chief of Staff, OakBend Medical Center, Richmond, TX, 1995 and 2002
  • Quality Management Clinical Pathology Expert Review Panel, American Society for Clinical Pathology, Chicago, IL
  • Deputy State Commissioner for Inspections and Accreditation, College of American Pathologists, Chicago, IL, 1994-2003
  • Medical Laboratory Technology Advisory Committee, Wharton County Junior College, Wharton, TX
  • Medical Director, Brown & Associates Medical Laboratories, Houston, TX, 1987-89
  • Associate Pathologist, Hill & Associates, PA, Houston, TX, 1986
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, 1982-86
  • Instructor of Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee - Memphis, 1981-82
  • Assistant County Medical Examiner, Shelby County (Memphis), TN, [part time] 1977-81
  • Emergency Room Nursing Assistant, Miller Hospital, Nashville, TN, 1968-72

Honors and Awards

  • Rank of Eagle, Boy Scouts of America, 1967
  • Phi Beta Kappa Award for Outstanding Sophomore Male Student, Rhodes College, 1972
  • Phi Beta Kappa (Gamma of Tennessee), Rhodes College, 1974
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, Rhodes College, 1974
  • CV Mosby Book Award for Academic Achievement, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 1977
  • Award for top score in class on National Board of Medical Examiners test, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 1977
  • Third Place, gross specimen category, Pathology Photo Contest, Group for Research in Pathology Education, 1986
  • First Place, miscellaneous category, Pathology Photo Contest, Group for Research in Pathology Education, 1986
  • Golden Apple Awards for Best Teacher of Preclinical Sciences, University of Arkansas College of Medicine, 1983, 1985, and 1986
  • Awards for Most Entertaining Second-Year Professor, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1996, 1998, and 1999
  • Wikipedia Picture of the Day, 21 Mar 2007, for "Human Embryo (7th week of pregnancy)"
  • The Photographer's Barnstar, Wikipedia, 11 Dec 2008
  • Presidential Award, Texas Society of Pathologists, 18 Jan 2009
  • Physician of the Year, OakBend Medical Center, 2015

Professional Societies

  • College of American Pathologists
  • Texas Society of Pathologists
  • Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists
  • Fort Bend County Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association

Medical Licensure

  • Texas license # H1228

Print Publications

Uthman E, Morphologic findings in a case of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, (abstract), J Tenn Acad Sci, April, 1977

Osborne PT, LI Giltman, & EO Uthman, Trichomonads in the respiratory tract, a case report and literature review, Acta Cytologica 28(2):136-138, Mar-Apr 1984

Chadduck WM, and EO Uthman , Squamous cell carcinoma and meningomyelocoele, Neurosurgery 14(5):601-603, May 1984

Chadduck W, and E Uthman , Squamous cell carcinoma and meningomyelocoele, (abstract), Ann Rev Hydrocephalus, 1986

Wilkes T, E Uthman, C Thornton, & R Cole, Malignant melanoma of the orbit in a black patient with ocular melanocytosis, Arch Ophthalmol 102(6): 904-906, 1984

Navab F, W Diner, K Westbrook, D Kumpuris, & E Uthman, Endoscopic biliary lavage in a case of Clonorchis sinensis, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 30(5): 292-294, 1984

Giltman L, P Osborne, & E Uthman, Paget's disease of the anus associated with adenocarcinoma with mucoepidermoid features, J Surg Oncol 28: 277-280, 1985

Uthman E, Renal function, in Bishop, et al (eds.), Clinical Chemistry : Principles, Procedures, Correlations. Lippincott, 1985

Uthman E, A running tally diff counter for the Macintosh, Laboratory Medicine 16(8): 465, 1985

Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group, Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, Kidney International 27:442-9, 1985

Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group, Hepatitis B surface antigenemia in North American children with membranous glomerulopathy, J Pediatrics 106(4):571-578, Apr 1985

Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group, A clinicopathologic study of crescentic glomerulonephritis in 50 children, Kidney International 27: 450-458, 1985

McCowan TC, KV Robbins, EO Uthman, EJ Ferris, & ML Baker, Angioscopic monitoring of in vivo laser angioplasty, SPIE-Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, 576:39-41, 1985

Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group, Dense deposit disease in children: prognostic values and clinical correlation, Am J Kidney Diseases 6(3): 161-169, Sep 1985

Barber JL, NL Snyderman, E Uthman, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and its relationship to other thyroid pathology, J Arkansas Med Soc 82(10):439-441, Mar 1986

Jiménez JF, EO Uthman, JW Townsend, ES Gloster, JJ Seibert, Primary bronchopulmonary leiomyosarcoma in childhood, Arch Pathol Lab Med 110(4):348-351, Apr 1986

Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group, Comparison of idiopathic and systemic lupus erythematosus-associated membranous glomerulopathy in children, Am J Kidney Dis 7(2): 115-124, Feb 1986

Cohen C, FE Sharkey, G. Shulman, EO Uthman, LR Budgeon, Tumor-associated antigens in breast carcinomas: prognostic significance, Cancer 60(6):1294-1298, 15 Sep 1987

Uthman EO, Interpretive annotation of laboratory tests using Microsoft Word and the Macintosh, Laboratory Medicine 19(6): 390-391, Jun 1988

Uthman EO, Adenocarcinoma of the endometrium [letter], Am J Surg Pathol 3(6): 524, Jun 1989

Szabo JS, PL Rayford, E Uthman, TE Lobe, Hyperosmolal formula in neonatal piglets: effects on gastrointestinal hormone concentrations, enteric bacterial titers, and small intestinal histology, J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 11(1):109-14, Jul 1990

Uthman E, HemaTool 1.1 [software review], Medical Software Reviews 5(5): 9-10, May 1996

Uthman E, Pathology CD-ROM [software review], Medical Software Reviews 5(10), Oct 1996

Uthman E, Understanding Anemia, University Press of Mississippi, 1998.

Uthman E, Intentional transfusion of ABO-incompatible red cells [letter], Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science 60(5):201, 1998

Uthman E, To serve or listserv. Stresses from the field, Clin Lab Med 19(2): 433-51, vii, Jun 1999

Uthman E, The ethics of testing for genetic risk factors, Breast Cancer Survivor 3(2): 4, Sep-Oct 1999

Slavkin HC, [E Uthman as illustrator], Health promotion made easy--give a gift! J Am Dent Assoc 131(1):87-91, Jan 2000

Uthman E, The routine autopsy: the procedure related in narrative form. A guide for screenwriters and novelists, in Smit, LC, Death Investigations: Medical Examiner-Coroner, 2nd ed., NAHSU Forensic Associates, Everett, WA, 2000

Toy E, M Uthman, E Uthman, E Brown, Case Files: Pathology [Lange Case Files], McGraw-Hill Medical, 2005

Toy E, M Uthman, E Uthman, E Brown, Case Files: Pathology (2ed) [Lange Case Files], McGraw-Hill Medical, 2008

Uthman EO, Getting out from behind the paraffin curtain, Arch Pathol Lab Med, 138(1):12-13, Jan 2014