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Benjamin Kukull, MD

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Molecular Genetics


Cascade Pacific Pathology


Cascade Pathology Services, a Sonic Healthcare Anatomic Pathology Practice, is privileged to welcome Benjamin James Kukull, M.D., as a member of our medical staff. Dr. Kukull brings with him a wealth of academic achievements and professional experience.

Dr. Kukull graduated with a commendation for academic excellence, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Subsequently, he completed a nine-month fully funded research scholarship at the Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Czech. Here, he also received his medical degree from the First Faculty of Medicine at Charles University.

Dr. Kukull began his postgraduate training at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, where he completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency. He then completed two fellowships: one in molecular genetic pathology at ARUP Laboratories in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the other in microbiology at the University of Utah.

Dr. Kukull’s specific areas of professional interests are molecular pathology, microbiology and infectious disease, general surgical pathology, and targeted and immunomodulatory therapies. He has participated in various research efforts focused on these areas and has received many awards, such as the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Award. He has also written and contributed to peer-reviewed and online articles, including numerous abstracts.

Dr. Kukull is a member of six professional organizations, including the American Medical Association and the Association of Molecular Pathology, where he serves as the committee member reviewer. He is also the primary presenter for Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards. He has participated in interdepartmental conferences, test validations, and CAP inspections.

Dr. Kukull is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology.


Reed College (BA) Portland, OR
Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine (MD) Prague, Czech

Postgraduate Training

Microbiology Fellowship University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Oregon Health and Science University Portland, OR