Adam J. Gomez, MD

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    • Primary Address
    • Office
    • Phoenix VA Healthcare System
    • 650 East Indian School Road
    • Phoenix, AZ, United States 85012



  • Fellowship 2017, Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology
  • Residency 2016, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • MD 2012, Baylor College of Medicine


Adam Gomez, MD, received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in the Medical Student Research Track with one year of research funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellows Program. In his final year of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency at Stanford Health Care, he was selected as Chief Resident of Clinical Pathology. Following residency, he completed the Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology Fellowship Program at Stanford Health Care under the mentorship of Teri Longacre, MD. He then worked as a general surgical pathologist in private practice at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California, with a high-volume Breast and Gynecologic Pathology service. He came to Phoenix VAHCS in 2018 as a staff pathologist in the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service and became Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology at University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix the same year.

Dr. Gomez has in interest in neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract with an emphasis on molecular alterations in colorectal carcinoma. Winning the 2017 USGIPS Abstract Award at the annual USCAP meeting, he presented his work on the detection of mutations in DNA polymerase ε (POLE) in colorectal carcinoma with intact mismatch repair proteins, emphasizing the immunotherapeutic implications of ultramutation. He has additional interest in quality improvement, Head & Neck Pathology, and Autopsy Pathology. He is a member of various local and national academic organizations including USCAP, CAP, USGIPS, ASP, and CSP.

Professional Memberships

American Society of Cytopathology
College of American Pathologists
Roger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society