Rafal Kozielski

Rafal Kozielski

Rafal Kozielski MD

UBMD Pathology


Anatomic Pathology; Autopsy; Digital Pathology; Histology; Image Processing and Analysis; Pediatric Pathology; Surgical Pathology

Hospital-based provider only

Professional Summary:

I am a surgical pathologist with nearly twenty years of experience and expertise in Pediatric Pathology. My career began at the pediatric teaching hospital in Warsaw, Poland. I continued my pediatric pathology training at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, followed by work at pediatric hospitals in Montreal, Atlanta, and currently, in Buffalo. My role at Oishei Children's Hospital includes surgical sign-out service, teaching residents and fellows, lecturing in the pathology residency program and UB School of Dental Medicine, participating in interdepartmental conferences, and collaborating with Roswell Park Cancer Center. My clinical and research interests focus on pediatric gastrointestinal disorders, liver diseases, and childhood tumors. I also provide expertise in perinatal and placental pathology and pediatric and perinatal autopsy services. I actively collaborate on research projects across pediatric subspecialties at Oishei Children's Hospital.


Anatomic Pathology, Autopsy, Digital Pathology, Histology, Image Processing and Analysis, Pediatric Pathology, Surgical Pathology

Additional Languages:

Fluent Polish

Physician Gender:


Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):

  • UB MD Pathology Buffalo General HospitalD
  • Women‘s and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, ABP

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Pathology, Department of Pathology, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH (2001)
  • Residency, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY (1999)
  • Residency, Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, Children’s Hospital, Medical University, Warsaw, Poland (1989)
  • MD, Medicine, Warsaw Medical University, Faculty of Medicine, Warsaw, Poland (1986)

Awards and Honors:

  • None received.

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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