Vicki Jeanne Schnadig, M.D.

Vicki Jeanne Schnadig, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pathology;
Director, Division of Cytopathology;
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program

University of Texas Medical Branch
9.300 John Sealy Annex
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0548

Office: (409) 772-6655
Fax: (409) 772-8437

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Vicki Jeanne Schnadig, M.D.

Professional Education

Degree Institution Field of Study Graduation Year
B.S. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Chemistry 1969
M.D. Northwestern University Medical School Medicine 1975


2009 American Medical Women’s Association , Women in Medicine Pre-clinical Award
2006 Best Anatomic Faculty Award, UTMB Department of Pathology
2005 Best Anatomic Faulty Award, UTMB Department of Pathology

Professional Affiliations

2008-Present College of American Pathologists
1988-Present United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
1983-Present American Society of Cytopathology

Research Interests

  1. Diagnostic cytopathology with >25 years experience in gynecologic and fine-needle aspiration cytology.
  2. Cytologic and histologic diagnosis of infectious and inflammatory diseases

Selected Publications

  1. Schnadig VJ, Clark WD, Clegg TJ, et. al: Invasive papillomatosis and squamous carcinoma complicating juvenile laryngeal papillomatosis. Arch Otol 112:966-971, 1986.
  2. Schnadig VJ, Davie KD, Shafer SK, Yandell RB, Islam MZ, Hannigan EV: The cytologist and bacterioses of the vaginal-ectocervical area: clues, commas and confusion. Acta Cytol 33:287-97, 1989.
  3. Peters BR, Schnadig VJ, Quinn FB, et. al: Interobserver variation in the interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies of head and neck masses. Arch Otolaryngol. 115:1438-42, 1989.
  4. Schnadig VJ, Bigio E, Gourley WK, et. al: Identification of Campylobacter pylori by endoscopic brush cytology. Diag
  5. Reed JG, Rubin SA, Schnadig VJ: Interventional procedures used for diagnosing and treating lung cancer. J Thoracic ImagĀ  7:48-56, 1991.
  6. Thompson HY, Fulmer RP, Schnadig VJ: Metastatic squamous carcinoma of the tonsil presenting as multiple cystic neck masses: A case report with fine-needle aspirate findings. Acta Cytol 38:605-7, 1994
  7. Haque AK, Schnadig VJ, Rubin SA, Smith JH: Pathogenesis of human strongyloidiasis: autopsy and quantitative parasitic analysis. Mod Pathol 7:276-88, 1994.
  8. Smith MB, Schnadig VJ, Zaharopoulos P, Van Hook C: Disseminated Histoplasma capsulatum infection presenting as genital ulcerations. Obstet Gynecol 89:842-3, 1997
  9. Rady PL, Schnadig VJ, Weiss RL, Hughes TK, Tyring SK: Malignant transformation of recurrent papillomatosis associated with integrated human papillomavirus type 11 DNA and mutation of p53. Laryngoscope 108:435-40, 1998
  10. Kimura, M, Schnadig, VJ, McGinnis, M. Chlamydoconidia formation in zygomycosis due to Rhizopus sp. Arch Pathol Lab Med 122:1120-2, 1998
  11. Schnadig VJ, Rassekh C, Gourley WK: Allergic fungal sinusitis: diagnosis by intraoperative aspiration cytology. Acta Cytol 43:268-72, 1999
  12. Schnadig VJ, Adesokan A, Neal D, Gatalica Z: Urinary cytologic findings in patients with benign and malignant adenomatous polyps of the prostatic urethra. Arch Pathol Lab Med 124:1047-52, 2000
  13. Wang S, Filipowicz EA, Schnadig VJ: Abundant intracytoplasmic hemosiderin in both histiocytes and neoplastic cells: a diagnostic pitfall in fine-needle aspiration of cystic papillary renal cell c
  14. Smith M, Schnadig VJ, Boyars MC, Woods GL: Clinical and pathologic features of Mycobacterium fortuitum infections: an emerging pathogen in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Am J Clin Pathol 116:225-32, 2001
  15. Briggs RD, Pou AM, Schnadig VJ: Cystic metastasis versus branchial cleft carcinoma, a diagnostic challenge. Laryngoscope 112:1010-4, 2002
  16. Smith MB, Molina CP, Schnadig VJ, Boyars MC, Aronson JF. Pathologic features of Mycobacterium kansasii infection in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Arch Lab Med 127:554-60, 2003
  17. Bhanot P, Yang J, Schnadig VJ, Logrono R. Role of FNA cytology and immunochemistry in the diagnosis and management of medullary thyroid carcinoma. Diagn Cytopathol 35:285-92, 2007
  18. Wang Z, Duarte AG, Schnadig VJ*.Fatal Reactive Hemophagocytosis Related to Disseminated Histoplasmosis with Endocarditis: An Unusual Case Diagnosed at Autopsy South Med J 100:208-11, 2007
  19. Schnadig VJ, Molina CP, Aronson JF. Cytodiagnosis in the Autopsy Suite: A Tool for Improving Autopsy Quality and Resident Education. Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:1056-62, 2007
  20. Yang J, Schnadig VJ, Logroño R, Wasserman PG: Fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodules: a study of 4,703 cases with histological and clinical correlations. Cancer 111:306-15, 2007

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