Mary Berg, MD
Professor of Clinical Practice, Pathology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin (1991)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (WI) (1987)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston) Program (1992)
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical (1997)
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program, Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine (1996)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director, Transfusion Services

Recognition & Awards

  • Summit Award for excellence in teaching residents, Department of Pathology, UCSOM (2021)
  • Larry L. Trow Memorial Education Award, South Central Association of Blood Banks (2019)


  • Program Director, Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine Fellowship (2008)
    School of Medicine, Pathology
  • Associate Program Director, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Residency (2017)
    School of Medicine, Pathology


  • George MR, Johnson KA, Berg MP, Bryant BH, Childs JM, Dixon LR, Holloman A, Katz Karp J, Knollman-Ritschel B, Lofgren A, Gerardo Prieto V, Timmons CF. Factors influencing US osteopathic medical students to choose pathology as a specialty. Academic Pathology. 2022 Jun 11;9(1):100034 . doi: 10.1016/j.acpath.2022.100034. PMID: 35722042
  • Holloman AM, McCloskey CB, Berg MP, Bryant B, Dixon LR, George MR, Katz Karp J, Knollmann-Ritschel BEC, Prieto VG, Charles Timmons CF, Childs JM, Johnson K, Lofgreen A. Experiential Exposure as the Key to Recruiting Medical Students into Pathology Academic Pathology (submitted)
  • McCloskey CB, Mark Brissette M, Childs JM, Amanda Lofgreen A, Kristen Johnson K, George MR, Ashley M. Holloman AM, Bryant B, Berg MP, Dixon LR, Katz Karp J, Knollmann-Ritschel BEC, Prieto VG, Timmons CF, Hoffman RD. How influential is medical school curriculum in selecting pathology as a specialty? Academic Pathology (submitted)
  • Stec T, Gehrie E, Kartha V, Merritt-Genore HM, Mingo H , Moolten D, Schwartz J, Stoddart L, van Buskirk C, Berg MP, Abels E, Tolich DJ, Leveque C, Brothers A, Varghese R, Panigrahi A, Samolyk K. Standards for Perioperative Autologous Blood Collection and Administration, 10th ed. Bethesda, AABB Press, 2022
  • Ho AP, Ho BE, Berg MP, Gutman JA, Draper NL. Blood type change identifies late dominance reversal of chimerism after double umbilical cord blood transplantation with review of the literature. Transfusion. 2021 Mar;61(3):960-967. PubMed PMID: 33638187
  • Roberts SJ, Pokrandt P, Jewell E, Engoren M, Berg MP, Maile MD. Association of four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate with subsequent plasma transfusion: A retrospective cohort study. Transfus Med. 2021 Feb;31(1):69-75. PubMed PMID: 32981200
  • Karafin MS, Becker JL, Berg M, DeSimone RA, Draper NL, Hudgins J, Metcalf RA, Pagano MB, Park YA, Rossmann SN, Schwartz J, Souers R, Thomas L, Uhl L, Ramsey GE. Heterogeneity in Approaches for Switching From Universal to Patient ABO Type-Specific Blood Components During Massive Hemorrhage. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2021 Dec 1;145(12):1499-1504. PubMed PMID: 33720316
  • Helander L, Potterveld S, Berg M. A Platelet Inventory Management Assessment: Is a Pathogen Reduced Only Inventory Financially Feasible? (letter to editor), Transfusion Medicine Reviews. 2021:35:60-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmrv.2021.07.002.
  • Roberts SJ, Pokrandt P, Jewell E, Engoren M, Berg MP, Maile MD. Association of Four–Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate with Plasma Transfusion Requirements in the Correction of Coagulopathy: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Transfusion Medicine. 2020;1-7.
  • Biller E, Zhao Y, Berg M, Boggio L, Capocelli KE, Fang DC, Koepsell S, Music-Aplenc L, Pham HP, Treml A, Weiss J, Wool G, Baron BW. Red blood cell exchange in patients with sickle cell disease-indications and management: a review and consensus report by the therapeutic apheresis subsection of the AABB. Transfusion. 2018 Aug;58(8):1965-1972. PubMed PMID: 30198607
  • Matney K, Berg M, Falko JM, Draper NL. The role of lipoprotein(a) in clotting reactions during lipoprotein apheresis--A case report. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 Mar-Apr;10(2):438-42. PubMed PMID: 27055976
  • Nalezinski S, Berg M, Labrecque C. Economics of Patient Blood Management. Annals of Blood (submitted, revisions in progress)
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology, Member
  • Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, Member
  • AABB, Committee Member and Assessor
  • South Central Association of Blood Banks, President
  • College of American Pathologists, Committee Member and Inspector for LAP

Practice Locations

UCHealth Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion - Anschutz Medical Campus
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Anatomic and Clinical, Board Certification (1997)
  • Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine, Board Certification (1997)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Medical College of Wisconsin (1991)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (WI) (1987)
  • Northwestern University (Evanston) Program (1992)
Residency Programs:
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Anatomic and Clinical (1997)
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center Program, Blood Banking / Transfusion Medicine (1996)
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Languages: English
Department: Pathology
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CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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