Mark Lovell, MD
Professor, Pathology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1983)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Colorado College (CO) (1978)
Residency:
  • University of Virginia Program, Anatomic and Clinical (1988)
Languages: English
Department: Pathology

Professional Titles

  • CLIA Laboratory Medical Director

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctors in Pediatric Pathology, 5280 Magazine (2020)
  • Top Doctors in Pediatric Pathology, 5280 Magazine (2019)

Teaching

  • Professor (2012)
    School of Medicine, Pathology
    Pediatric Pathology and Molecular Pathology

Publications

  • Kemme S, Stahl M, Brigham D, Lovell MA, Nakano T, Feldman AG, Mack C. Outcomes of Severe Seronegative Hepatitis-associated Aplastic Anemia: A Pediatric Case Series. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Feb 1;72(2):194-201. PubMed PMID: 32925550
  • Kemme S, Stahl M, Brigham D, Lovell MA, Nakano T, Feldman AG, Mack C. Outcomes of Severe Seronegative Hepatitis-associated Aplastic Anemia: A Pediatric Case Series. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Feb 1;72(2):194-201. PubMed PMID: 32925550
  • Misch E, Kashiwazaki R, Lovell MA, Herrmann BW. Pediatric sublingual dermoid and epidermoid cysts: A 20-year institutional review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Nov;138:110265. PubMed PMID: 32795730
  • Boscoe EF, Hararah MK, Lovell M, Kelley P. Benign tumoral melanosis of a cervical lymph node in a child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 May;132:109916. PubMed PMID: 32035349
  • deZoeten EF, Battista KD, Colson SB, Lovell MA, Kessler BE, Isfort RW, Fennimore BP, Onyiah JC, Kao DJ, Yeckes A, Keely S, Murray M, Hoffenberg EJ, Colgan SP, Gerich ME. Markers of Hypoxia Correlate with Histologic and Endoscopic Severity of Colitis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Hypoxia (Auckl). 2020;8:1-12. PubMed PMID: 32104717
  • Woods C, Kapur RP, Bischoff A, Lovell M, Arnold M, Peña A, Flockton A, Sharkey KA, Belkind-Gerson J. Neurons populating the rectal extrinsic nerves in humans express neuronal and Schwann cell markers. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 Dec 31:e14074. doi: 10.1111/nmo.14074. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33382200.
  • Mylavarapu R, Kulikauskas MR, Dierkes C, Sobhani N, Finlon J, Mangette M, Stevens W, Arbab F, Neil F. Box MF, Lovell M, Muley A, Shawber CJ, Tamburini B, Kiefer F, Terzian T. p53 plays a central role in lymphatic anomalies. bioRxiv 2020.03.18.992784; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.18.992784
  • Woods C, Kapur RP, Bischoff A, Lovell M, Arnold M, Peña A, Flockton A, Sharkey KA, Belkind-Gerson J. Neurons populating the rectal extrinsic nerves in humans express neuronal and Schwann cell markers. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 Dec 31;:e14074. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33382200
  • Peña A, De La Torre L, Belkind-Gerson J, Lovell M, Ketzer J, Bealer J, Bischoff A. Enema-Induced spastic left colon syndrome: An unintended consequence of chronic enema use. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33199058
  • Misch E, Kashiwazaki R, Lovell MA, Herrmann BW. Pediatric sublingual dermoid and epidermoid cysts: A 20-year institutional review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 Nov;138:110265. PubMed PMID: 32795730
  • deZoeten EF, Battista KD, Colson SB, Lovell MA, Kessler BE, Isfort RW, Fennimore BP, Onyiah JC, Kao DJ, Yeckes A, Keely S, Murray M, Hoffenberg EJ, Colgan SP, Gerich ME. Markers of Hypoxia Correlate with Histologic and Endoscopic Severity of Colitis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Hypoxia (Auckl). 2020;8:1-12. PubMed PMID: 32104717
  • Boscoe EF, Hararah MK, Lovell M, Kelley P. Benign tumoral melanosis of a cervical lymph node in a child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2020 May;132:109916. PubMed PMID: 32035349
  • Trecartin AC, Peña A, Lovell M, Bruny J, Mueller C, Urquidi M, Bischoff A. Anal duplication: is surgery indicated? A report of three cases and review of the literature. Pediatr Surg Int. 2019 Sep;35(9):971-978. PubMed PMID: 31256296
  • Francom CR, Leoniak SM, Lovell MA, Herrmann BW. Head and neck pleomorphic myxoid liposarcoma in a child with Li-Fraumeni syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Aug;123:191-194. PubMed PMID: 31129458
  • Khalaf RT, Mehta P, Lovell MA, Friedlander JA. Esophagitis Dissecans Superficialis Diagnosed by Unsedated Transnasal Esophagoscopy. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Aug;69(2):e54. PubMed PMID: 30320667
  • Khalaf RT, Mehta P, Lovell M, Friedlander JA. Esophagitis Dissecans Superficialis Diagnosed by Unsedated Transnasal Esophagoscopy. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2018 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30320667
  • Bove KE, Thrasher AD, Anders R, Chung CT, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn L, Ranganathan S, Kim GE, Lovell M, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Russo P, Shehata B, Wang L, White F, Chen Z, Spino C, Magee JC. Inflammation, Active Fibroplasia, and End-stage Fibrosis in 172 Biliary Atresia Remnants Correlate Poorly With Age at Kasai Portoenterostomy, Visceral Heterotaxy, and Outcome. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Dec;42(12):1625-1635. PubMed PMID: 30247160
  • Goral D, Highland J, Lovell MA, Chan KH. Head and neck presentation of Gardner Syndrome: A pediatric case series. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Jul;110:31-33. PubMed PMID: 29859582
  • Vögtle FN, Brändl B, Larson A, Pendziwiat M, Friederich MW, White SM, Basinger A, Kücükköse C, Muhle H, Jähn JA, Keminer O, Helbig KL, Delto CF, Myketin L, Mossmann D, Burger N, Miyake N, Burnett A, van Baalen A, Lovell MA, Matsumoto N, Walsh M, Yu HC, Shinde DN, Stephani U, Van Hove JLK, Müller FJ, Helbig I. Mutations in PMPCB Encoding the Catalytic Subunit of the Mitochondrial Presequence Protease Cause Neurodegeneration in Early Childhood. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Apr 5;102(4):557-573. PubMed PMID: 29576218
  • Dimachkieh AL, Dobbie A, Olson DR, Lovell MA, Prager JD. Tracheal paraganglioma presenting as stridor in a pediatric patient, case report and literature review. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018 Apr;107:145-149. PubMed PMID: 29501297
  • Bove KE, Sheridan R, Fei L, Anders R, Chung CT, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn L, Ranganathan S, Kim G, Lovell M, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Russo P, Shehata B, Wang L, White F, Chen Z, Spino C, Magee JC. Hepatic Hilar Lymph Node Reactivity at Kasai Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia: Correlations With Age, Outcome, and Histology of Proximal Biliary Remnant. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2018 Jan-Feb;21(1):29-40. PubMed PMID: 28474973
  • Lobeck IN, Sheridan R, Lovell M, Dupree P, Tiao GM, Bove KE. Cystic Biliary Atresia and Choledochal Cysts are Distinct Histopathologic Entities. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28079575
  • Deeney S, Stewart C, Treece AL, Black JO, Lovell MA, Garrington T, Karrer F, Bruny J. Diagnostic utility of core needle biopsy versus open wedge biopsy for pediatric intraabdominal solid tumors: Results of a prospective clinical study. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Dec;52(12):2042-2046. PubMed PMID: 28943139
  • Zhelnin KE, Gebhard GM, Mirsky DM, Oliver SC, Lovell MA, Galambos C, Crombleholme TM, McCourt EA. Pediatric Intraocular Immature Teratoma Associated With Sacrococcygeal Teratoma. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2017 Jun;20(3):240-244. PubMed PMID: 28521629
  • Bove KE, Sheridan R, Fei L, Anders R, Chung CT, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn L, Ranganathan S, Kim G, Lovell M, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Russo P, Shehata B, Wang L, White F, Chen Z, Spino C, Magee JC. Hepatic Hilar Lymph Node Reactivity at Kasai Portoenterostomy for Biliary Atresia. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2017 Jan 1;:1093526617707851. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28474973
  • Lobeck IN, Sheridan R, Lovell M, Dupree P, Tiao GM, Bove KE. Cystic Biliary Atresia and Choledochal Cysts Are Distinct Histopathologic Entities. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Mar;41(3):354-364. PubMed PMID: 28079575
  • Friederich MW, Erdogan AJ, Coughlin CR 2nd, Elos MT, Jiang H, O'Rourke CP, Lovell MA, Wartchow E, Gowan K, Chatfield KC, Chick WS, Spector EB, Van Hove JLK, Riemer J. Mutations in the accessory subunit NDUFB10 result in isolated complex I deficiency and illustrate the critical role of intermembrane space import for complex I holoenzyme assembly. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Feb 15;26(4):702-716. PubMed PMID: 28040730
  • Deeney S, Stewart C, Treece AL, Black JO, Lovell MA, Garrington T, Karrer F, Bruny J. Diagnostic utility of core needle biopsy versus open wedge biopsy for pediatric intraabdominal solid tumors: Results of a prospective clinical study. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Dec;52(12):2042-2046. PubMed PMID: 28943139
  • Zhelnin KE, Gebhard GM, Mirsky DM, Oliver SC, Lovell MA, Galambos C, Crombleholme TM, McCourt EA. Pediatric Intraocular Immature Teratoma Associated With Sacrococcygeal Teratoma. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2017 Jun;20(3):240-244. PubMed PMID: 28521629
  • Lobeck IN, Sheridan R, Lovell M, Dupree P, Tiao GM, Bove KE. Cystic Biliary Atresia and Choledochal Cysts Are Distinct Histopathologic Entities. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Mar;41(3):354-364. PubMed PMID: 28079575
  • Friederich MW, Erdogan AJ, Coughlin CR 2nd, Elos MT, Jiang H, O'Rourke C, Lovell MA, Wartchow E, Gowan K, Chatfield KC, Chick WS, Spector E, Van Hove JL, Riemer J. Mutations in the accessory subunit NDUFB10 result in isolated complex I deficiency and illustrate the critical role of intermembrane space import for complex I holoenzyme assembly. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28040730
  • Yin L, Lovell MA, Wilson ML, Wei Q, Liang X. Distinct GATA1 Point Mutations in Monozygotic Twins With Down Syndrome and Transient Abnormal Myelopoiesis From a Triplet Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016 Dec 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28028114
  • Russo P, Magee JC, Anders RA, Bove KE, Chung C, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn LS, Kim GE, Lovell MA, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Ranganathan S, Shehata BM, Wang LL, White FV, Chen Z, Spino C. Key Histopathologic Features of Liver Biopsies That Distinguish Biliary Atresia From Other Causes of Infantile Cholestasis and Their Correlation With Outcome: A Multicenter Study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Dec;40(12):1601-1615. PubMed PMID: 27776008
  • Zhelnin K, Gebhard G, Mirsky D, Oliver S, Lovell MA, Galambos C, Crombleholme T, McCourt E. Pediatric intraocular immature teratoma associated with sacrococcygeal teratoma: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2016 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27385488
  • Yin L, Lovell MA, Wilson ML, Wei Q, Liang X. Distinct GATA1 Point Mutations in Monozygotic Twins With Down Syndrome and Transient Abnormal Myelopoiesis From a Triplet Pregnancy: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016 Dec;146(6):753-759. PubMed PMID: 28028114
  • Russo P, Magee JC, Anders RA, Bove KE, Chung C, Cummings OW, Finegold MJ, Finn LS, Kim GE, Lovell MA, Magid MS, Melin-Aldana H, Ranganathan S, Shehata BM, Wang LL, White FV, Chen Z, Spino C. Key Histopathologic Features of Liver Biopsies That Distinguish Biliary Atresia From Other Causes of Infantile Cholestasis and Their Correlation With Outcome: A Multicenter Study. Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Dec;40(12):1601-1615. PubMed PMID: 27776008
  • Salazar Davern M, Lovell MA, Wilkinson CC. Cavernous Hemangiomas of the Pediatric Calvaria. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2015 Nov;50(6):321-4. PubMed PMID: 26488394
  • Chatfield KC, Coughlin CR 2nd, Friederich MW, Gallagher RC, Hesselberth JR, Lovell MA, Ofman R, Swanson MA, Thomas JA, Wanders RJ, Wartchow EP, Van Hove JL. Mitochondrial energy failure in HSD10 disease is due to defective mtDNA transcript processing. Mitochondrion. 2015 Mar;21:1-10. PubMed PMID: 25575635
  • Saari J, Lovell MA, Yu HC, Bellus GA. Compound heterozygosity for a frame shift mutation and a likely pathogenic sequence variant in the planar cell polarity—ciliogenesis gene WDPCP in a girl with polysyndactyly, coarctation of the aorta, and tongue hamartomas. Am J Med Genet A. 2015 Feb;167A(2):421-7. PubMed PMID: 25427950
  • Hauser LJ, Chiang T, Ramakrishnan VR, Lovell MA, Kelley PE. Parapharyngeal and skull base yolk sac tumor: a case report with lessons in diagnosis and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Nov;78(11):2003-6. PubMed PMID: 25200853
  • Mattingly JK, Arganbright JM, Lovell MA, Chan KH. Cervical bronchogenic cysts: case report and review of the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Sep-Oct;35(5):655-7. PubMed PMID: 25085633
  • Hauser LJ, Chiang T, Ramakrishnan VR, Lovell MA, Kelley PE. Parapharyngeal and skull base yolk sac tumor: a case report with lessons in diagnosis and management. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Nov;78(11):2003-6. PubMed PMID: 25200853
  • Messacar K, Cree-Green M, Lovell M, Anderson MS, Dominguez SR. Severe Neuroinvasive West Nile Virus Infection in a Child with Undiagnosed Addison's Disease. IDCases. 2014;1(3):29-31. PubMed PMID: 25133095
  • Mattingly JK, Arganbright JM, Lovell MA, Chan KH. Cervical bronchogenic cysts: case report and review of the literature. Am J Otolaryngol. 2014 Sep-Oct;35(5):655-7. PubMed PMID: 25085633
  • Yiu Y, Chiang T, Lovell MA, Chan KH. Nasal congestion and a rapidly enlarging mass at the nasofacial junction. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013 Sep;139(9):953-4. PubMed PMID: 24051753
  • Furuta GT, Kagalwalla AF, Lee JJ, Alumkal P, Maybruck BT, Fillon S, Masterson JC, Ochkur S, Protheroe C, Moore W, Pan Z, Amsden K, Robinson Z, Capocelli K, Mukkada V, Atkins D, Fleischer D, Hosford L, Kwatia MA, Schroeder S, Kelly C, Lovell M, Melin-Aldana H, Ackerman SJ. The oesophageal string test: a novel, minimally invasive method measures mucosal inflammation in eosinophilic oesophagitis. Gut. 2013 Oct;62(10):1395-405. PubMed PMID: 22895393
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Professional Memberships

  • College of American Pathologists, Fellow
  • Society for Pediatric Pathology, Member
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Member
  • Association for Molecular Pathology, Member and Past President

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado - Colorado Springs
4090 Briargate Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-305-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Anatomic and Clinical, Board Certification (1988)
  • Pediatric Pathology, Board Certification (1997)
  • Molecular Genetic, Board Certification (2001)
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics and Genomics, Board Certification (2011)
  • Laboratory Medical Director, Certificate (2019)
  • Laboratory Medical Director, Certificate (2012)
Clinical Interests
I consider myself a pediatrician with a microscope. I am always happy to review any biopsy or laboratory findings with patients and their families to help them understand these important findings in the context of their clinical care.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide expertise in state-of-the-art diagnosis in pediatric anatomic pathology, laboratory medicine, and molecular genetics to assist providers who care for children.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1983)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Colorado College (CO) (1978)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Virginia Program, Anatomic and Clinical (1988)
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Languages: English
Department: Pathology
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