Lee L. Cafferty M.D.

Lee L. Cafferty M.D.

Lee L. Cafferty, M.D. Minnesota Pathologists Chartered

Service Line:
Pathology

Education and Training:

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University

Residency: The Johns Hopkins University (anatomic pathology) Baylor University (clinical pathology)

Fellowships: University of Texas Medical Branch (surgical pathology), M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (cytopathology)

Certification(s): American Board of Pathology (AP/CP, Cytopathology, Hematology)

Areas of Special Interest: Hematopathology,
Cytopathology, GI pathology, immunohistochemistry,
and Dermatopathology

Biography: Lee has been with MPC since 1992. He enjoys nearly all aspects of pathology, especially working with patients during bone marrow biopsies. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors, taking care of the woods and the conservation reserve property on the family farm, photography, and aviation.

Kent J. Donelan, M.D.

Kent J. Donelan, M.D.

Kent J. Donelan, M.D. Minnesota Pathologists Chartered

Service Line:
Pathology

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of South Dakota School of Medicine

Residency: University of South Dakota Pathology Residency Program

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic (Surgical Pathology Fellowship)

Certification: American Board of Pathology (AP/CP)

Biography: Kent and his family are natives of South Dakota.  Both he and his wife grew up on family farms (row crops and beef cattle production).  He joined MPC in 2011 and enjoys all facets of pathology.  He now resides outside Willmar with his wife and four children.  In his spare time he enjoys high school sports including football and hockey, boating (wakeboarding/wakesurfing) with the family, hunting, gardening and maple syrup production, home improvement projects, and spending time outdoors.

 Steve M. Vanderwerf, M.D.

Steve M. Vanderwerf, M.D.

Steve M. Vanderwerf, M.D. Minnesota Pathologists Chartered

Service Line:
Pathology

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota – Minneapolis

Residency: University of Minnesota – Minneapolis

Certification: American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology)

Scope of Practice: Autopsy, breast pathology, cytology (including performance of fine needle aspiration), dermatopathology, hematopathology (including performance of bone marrow biopsy), GI pathology, laboratory management and teaching

Biography: Steve has been with MPC since 2009 and brings enthusiasm for all aspects of anatomic and clinical pathology. Western Minnesota is familiar to Steve, as both of his parents were raised in the Redwood Falls area and much of his extended family still lives in the region. Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, fishing, and camping.

 Leah A. Dvorak, M.D.

Leah A. Dvorak, M.D.

Leah A. Dvorak, M.D. Minnesota Pathologists Chartered

Service Line:
Pathology

Education and Training:

Medical School: University of Minnesota – Cities

Residency: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic – Surgical Pathology, University of Minnesota – Cytopathology

Certification: American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology)

Areas of Special Interest: Cytopathology, Rural Medicine

Biography: Leah joined MPC in 2015. She enjoys the vastness of anatomic and clinical pathology and working with clinicians to bring high quality care to patients in Greater Minnesota. She is originally from Northeast Iowa and has family throughout Southern and Central Minnesota. She now resides near Willmar with her husband, daughter and dog. When not at work, she enjoys hiking, biking, camping and water activities.

Raquel K. Walsh, D.O.

Raquel K. Walsh, D.O.

Raquel K. Walsh, D.O. Minnesota Pathologists Chartered

Service Line:
Pathology

Education and Training:

Medical School: Kansas City University (KCU), Kansas City, MO

Residency: Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Fellowship: University of Minnesota (Transfusion medicine), University of Minnesota (Hematopathology)

Certification: American Board of Pathology (Anatomic pathology, Clinical pathology Transfusion medicine, Hematology)

Areas of Special Interest: Hematology, Blood Banking

Biography: Raquel joined MPC in 2017. She has a special interest in hematology and blood banking and enjoys working with providers to ensure patients receive the right diagnosis so they get the correct treatment. She is originally from Osakis, MN so is happy to be back “home”. She currently resides in Willmar with her husband and two young boys. Some hobbies she enjoys include golfing, camping, cooking, reading, travel, music (currently attempting to play the Ukulele), gardening, and exploring the outdoors in any way she can (yes, even in the snow!).

Jennifer L. Englin, HT(ASCP)

Jennifer L. Englin, HT(ASCP)

Jennifer L. Englin, HT(ASCP) Minnesota Pathologists Chartered

Service Line:
Pathology

Education and Training:

Education: Associate of Arts and Associate of Science – Fergus Falls Community College

Internship: Douglas County Hospital

Certification: HT(ASCP)

Areas of Special Interest: Specimen photography, photographic reports, and billing

Biography: Jennifer joined MPC as pathologist assistant in July 1998. She was raised on Lake Poinsette, near Lake Norden, South Dakota. In the past she has worked as a newspaper photographer, film developer and processor, professional photographer, and histotechnologist. She and her daughter, Hannah, reside in Willmar. Jennifer enjoys digital photography, reading, and crafts.