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Guillermo Herrera, M.D.

PathologistLocke Eminent Scholar Chair of Pathology; Professor and Chair of PathologySpecialty: Pathology

About Guillermo Herrera, M.D.

Prior to joining the University of South Alabama, Guillermo Herrera, M.D. was the Albert G. and Harriet G. Smith Endowed Professor and Chair of the department of pathology at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, La. He also served as professor of cellular biology and anatomy at LSU.

Dr. Herrera earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan. He completed his residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology. He has participated in a number of National Institutes of Health (NIH) study sections.

He retired as colonel from the U.S. Army in 1996 after 22 years of service.

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists
  • Association Pathology Chairs
  • International Amyloidosis Society
  • International Kidney Monoclonal Gammopathy Group
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Renal Pathology Society
  • Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society)
  • Society for Ultrastructural Pathology
  • United States-Canadian Academy of Pathology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical, Cytopathology)


  • Medical School: University of Puerto Rico | Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Internship: Brooke Army Medical Center | Houston, TX
  • Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center | Houston, TX


  • English
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