Michael Barry Stokes, MD

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical
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Barry Stokes is a renal pathologist and Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University Medical Center. He completed medical school in Dublin, Ireland, followed by residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at NYU Medical Center, New York. Dr Stokes then completed a fellowship in renal pathology at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Prior to joining the faculty of Columbia University Medical Center in 2002, Dr. Stokes was an Assistant Professor and attending renal pathologist at NYU Medical Center. In addition to the education of medical students, pathology residents and fellows, Dr Stokes’s main academic interests are morphologic classification of medical kidney disease, dysproteinemia-related renal disease, and drug effects on the kidney.

Email: mbs2101@cumc.columbia.edu

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Clinical Research
  • Renal Pathology
  • Research Studies

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Male

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  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan


  • Special Needs


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, National University of Ireland
  • Residency: New York University Medical Center
  • Residency: 1996 Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Fellowship: Washington University Medical Center

Committees, Societies, Councils

Renal Pathology Society

American Society of Clinical Pathology

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

American Society of Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Pathology-Anatomic/Pathology-Clinical


Selected Publications

  • Stokes MB. Vancomycin in the Kidney- A Novel Cast Nephropathy. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Mar 7 (Editorial)
  • Cortazar FB, Marrone KA, Troxell ML, Ralto KM, Hoenig MP, Brahmer JR, Le DT, Lipson EJ, Glezerman IG, Wolchok J, Cornell LD, Feldman P, Stokes MB, Zapata SA, Hodi FS, Ott PA, Yamashita M, Leaf DE. Clinicopathological features of acute kidney injury associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors. Kidney Int. 2016 Sep;90(3):638-47.
  • Stokes MB, Zviti R, Lin F, D'Agati VD. An unusual cause of hypertension with hematuria and proteinuria. Pediatr Nephrol. 2016 Dec;31(12):2265-227
  • Stokes MB, Valeri AM, Herlitz L, Khan AM, Siegel D, Markowitz GS, D'Agati VD. Light Chain Proximal Tubulopathy: Clinical and Pathologic Characteristics in the Modern Treatment Era. JASN 2016 May;27(5):1555-65.
  • Arroyo AH, Bomback AS, Butler B, Radhakrishnan J, Herlitz L, Stokes MB, D'Agati V, Markowitz GS, Appel GB, Canetta PA. Predictors of outcome for severe IgA Nephropathy in a multi-ethnic U.S. cohort. Clin Nephrol, 2015 Sep;84:145-155
  • Stokes MB, D'Agati VD. Morphologic variants of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis and their significance. Advances in chronic kidney disease 2014;21:400-407.