Dr. Bruce Wenig

Dr. Bruce Wenig is a Senior Member in the Department of Anatomic Pathology at Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Wenig also serves as the Section Head of Anatomic Pathology External Network Consultation Services and the Section Head of Moffitt’s Head and Neck–Endocrine Pathology Program. Dr. Wenig received his MD from Sackler School of Medicine/New York State Division at the Tel Aviv University in Israel. He completed an Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency in the Department of Pathology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Wenig completed a Fellowship in Surgical Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, and a Fellowship in Otolaryngic Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC. Following his Fellowship, Dr. Wenig was a Staff Pathologist (1987-1998) for the Department of Otolaryngic-Endocrine Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and also served as Chief, Division of Otolaryngic Pathology, Department of Endocrine and Otorhinolaryngic Head and Neck Pathology, Washington, DC. From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Wenig was the Vice Chairman for Anatomic Pathology and Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. From 2001 to 2003, he was Vice Chairman for Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospitals, New York, NY, and Associate Director, Continuum Cancer Center of New York. Prior to joining Moffitt, he was the Chairman, Department of Diagnostic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, New York; Vice Chairman of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai Health System, NY; and Professor of Pathology, Department of Pathology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, NY. Dr. Wenig’s main clinical interests are in diseases of the head and neck and of endocrine organs including oncologic and non-neoplastic diseases. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals as well as authoring/editing several textbooks and numerous book chapters on head-and-neck and endocrine pathology. The third edition of his singly authored book, The Atlas of Head and Neck Pathology, was published in 2016. His research is primarily clinically focused, utilizing classic morphology in conjunction with immunohistochemical and molecular biologic techniques in the evaluation of a wide spectrum of diseases of the head and neck and of the endocrine organs.