Dr. Stewart Comer
Department: Molecular Pathology
Phone: (805) 879-8100
Dr. Comer, who started with us on May 5th, is board certified in anatomic and clinical
pathology . Dr. Comer attended UCSD as both an undergraduate and medical student.
He was most recent Medical Director of the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and
Medical Director of the Western Regional Naval Health Research laboratory.
Interestingly, this is the lab where the H1N1 influence virus was first characterized. Dr.
Comer also completed a fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology at the Memorial
Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has applied this to setting up molecular testing at the
naval Hospital in San Diego. He will take his boards in molecular pathology later this