Rafal Kozielski

Rafal Kozielski

Rafal Kozielski MD

UBMD Pathology


Anatomic Pathology; Autopsy; Pediatric Pathology; Surgical Pathology

Hospital-based provider only

Professional Summary:

I am a surgical pathologist with nearly twenty years of experience and specialty expertise in Pediatric Pathology. I gained first entrance into this career field at the pediatric teaching hospital affiliated with Medical University in Warsaw, Poland and continued my training in Pediatric Pathology at the Cincinnati Children‘s Hospital Medical Center, followed by practices at the Hopital Ste Justine in Montreal and Children‘s Hospital at Scottish Rite in Atlanta. My current clinical and academic responsibilities include surgical pathology sign-out service at Oishei Children‘s Hospital, teaching of the residents and fellows, participating in the Pathology core lecture series for Pathology Residency Program, multiple interdepartmental conferences held at Oishei Children‘s Hospital as well as meetings held jointly with Roswell Park Cancer Center. My interests are focused on pediatric disorders with emphasis on pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disorders and childhood tumors. My clinical duties also include perinatal and placental pathology as well as pediatric and perinatal autopsy service. I offer expert consultation service in the area of Pediatric Pathology. I actively collaborate in research projects with multiple pediatric subspecialty divisions affiliated with Oishei Children‘s Hospital.


Anatomic Pathology, Autopsy, 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

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 (2021)

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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