Demaretta S Rush, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology - (Clinical Scholar Track)

Dr. Rush is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology, with fellowship training in gynecologic and perinatal pathology as well as in cytopathology.  In addition to serving as residency program director, Dr. Rush provides surgical pathology diagnostic interpretations in the areas of gynecologic, gastrointestinal and cardiovascular pathology, as well as cytopathology interpretations.  She also teaches in the preclinical years of the College of Medicine Curriculum, covering topics of gynecologic and cardiovascular pathology, and supervises the medical students on elective in surgical pathology. 

Research Interests: 

Although the preponderance of Dr. Rush’s scholarly work to date focuses on diseases of the lower female genital tract, she has also contributed to projects involving diseases of the endometrium, ovary, fallopian tube and placenta. Dr. Rush is also interested in medical education in pathology.

  • MD: New York University School of Medicine, 1998
Honors and Awards
  • Fellow, International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease, 2015
  • Fellow, American College of Pathologists, 2005
  • Fred S. Mandelbaum Award for Excellence in Pathology and Allied Sciences, 1998
  • Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, 1998
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Center, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 1998-2002
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Center, Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology, 2002-2003
  • University of Florida College of Medicine, Cytopathology, 2003-2004
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pathology,Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2003
  • American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology, 2004