Bio

Benjamin Mazer is a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist living in New Haven, Connecticut.

He works as a gastrointestinal and liver pathology fellow at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was previously a faculty assistant in surgical pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a resident physician in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Yale.

Dr. Mazer’s interests include diagnostic surgical pathology, laboratory management, evidence-based medicine, and health policy.

He received a BA from Swarthmore College, majoring in Biology and Linguistics. He was awarded a Lippincott Graduate Fellowship by Swarthmore.

He graduated with an MD and MBA from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Simon Business School. He received the William B. & Phyllis H. Hawkins Award for pathology at graduation. He also served as the post-sophomore pathology fellow during medical school.

He received a Leadership Development Award from the College of American Pathologists in 2017 and was selected for the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s “40 Under Forty” award in 2020.

His writing has appeared in both mainstream and academic outlets, including The New England Journal of Medicine, The British Medical Journal, The Atlantic, WIRED, Medscape, STAT, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere.

Dr. Mazer’s views do not represent those of his employer or any other organization with which he is affiliated.