Professor of Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Full Clinical Member, Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Cagle received his MD degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis in 1981. After completing his pathology residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, he completed a fellowship in pulmonary pathology research at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Dr. Cagle joined the faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine as an instructor in the Department of Pathology in 1984. He became a full professor there in 2000. Dr. Cagle joined Houston Methodist Hospital as an attending pathologist in 1987, and became the director of Pulmonary Pathology at Houston Methodist in 2004. In addition to being editor-in-chief of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dr. Cagle is on the editorial boards of CAP Today and Human Pathology. Dr. Cagle served as co-chair and co-author of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Lung Cancer Biomarker Guidelines and chaired the CAP Lung Cancer Biomarker Reporting Template Workgroup. Dr. Cagle is a recipient of the CAP Distinguished Patient Care Award, the CAP Pathologist of the Year Award (2013), and the Texas Society of Pathologists John J. Andujar, MD Citation of Merit Award. He is the author of over 150 peer-reviewed papers, editor of 15 textbooks, editor of two electronic books, and series editor for 3 book series.
Dr. Cagle is a general surgical pathologist with subspecialty interest in pulmonary pathology. Dr. Cagle's research interests focus on predictive and prognostic biomarkers in lung cancer.