Dr. Güliz Barkan is a board certified Anatomic Pathologist and Cytopathologist, associate professor of Pathology and Urology, and currently the director of Cytology, the director of the Residency Program in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, the director of the Cytopathology Fellowship Program and the vice chair of education at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL.
Dr. Barkan received her medical degree from Marmara University School of Medicine in Istanbul, Turkey in 1995. She completed residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2001. She finished a Surgical Pathology fellowship in the same institution in 2002 and a Cytopathology fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas in 2003. After a brief period in private practice in Turkey she joined Loyola University Department of Pathology in January 2006. Her interests include surgical pathology and cytopathology of the genitourinary tract, and pathology education. She has authored a number of peer- reviewed publications, abstracts, chapters, and given national and international invited talks and workshops mostly in the fields of cytopathology and surgical pathology of the genitourinary system.
Dr. Barkan is serving as a member of the American Board of Pathology Test Committee, and a member of the Pathology Residency Program Directors Council. Actively involved with the American Society of Cytopathology, she is a member of the Executive Board and current chair of the Cyto-e conference Committee. She is also a fellow of the International Academy of Cytology.