Linda Sandhaus, MD

Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Patholgy
School of Medicine

Dr. Linda Sandhaus received a B.A. in Biology from Douglass College of Rutgers University, New Jersey, in 1974. She went on to complete an M.D. at New York University's School of Medicine in 1978. That same year, Dr. Sandhaus completed an internship in Internal Medicine at University of Minnesota Hospitals, and later a fellowship in Hematopathology. Her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology took place at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minnesota. From 1983 until 1994, Dr. Sandhaus was first an Assistant and then Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey. Afterwards, she came to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation as a Staff Pathologist. In 1999, Dr. Sandhaus first came to Case as a Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology. During this time, she earned her Master's in Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Health Services Research Track at Case's School of Medicine. Presently, Dr. Sandhaus is an Associate Professor of Pathology at Case.

Research Information

Research Interests

  • Methods in diagnostic hematopathology
  • Laboratory instrumentation and implementation
  • Effective communication of pathology
  • Laboratory results in the prevention of medical errors


Brain-to-brain turnaround loop. 
Sandhaus LM
Am J Clin Pathol. 2012 Jun;137(6):1012-3.

Automated cerebrospinal fluid cell counts using the Sysmex XE-5000: is it time for new reference ranges? 
Sandhaus LM, Ciarlini P, Kidric D, Dillman C, O'Riordan M. 
American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 2010 Nov;134(5):734-8.

Implementation and analysis of a pilot in-hospital newborn screening program for glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in the United States. 
Nock ML, Johnson EM, Krugman RR, Di Fiore JM, Fitzgerald S, Sandhaus LM, Walsh MC. 
Journal of Perinatology : Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association. 2011 Feb;31(2):112-7.

Measuring the clinical impact of pathologist reviews of blood and body fluid smears. 
Sandhaus LM, Wald DN, Sauder KJ, Steele EL, Meyerson HJ. 
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. 2007 Mar;131(3):468-72.


Doctor of Medicine
New York University School of Medicine
Bachelor of Arts
Douglass College of Rutgers University

Residencies, Internships and Fellowships

Residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Hennepin County Medical Center