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Cindi Snowden, MD

Board Certifications

Cytopathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology




ProPath, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice, is pleased to include Cindi Snowden, M.D., as a part of its dynamic medical staff. She is a double board-certified pathologist who brings professional medical experience to her position.

Dr. Snowden graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. She subsequently earned her medical degree from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock. She served her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. She completed two fellowships. The first was a cytopathology fellowship at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, followed by a surgical pathology fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Snowden started as a part-time pathologist in the gross room of Cunningham Pathology in Birmingham, Alabama, before taking the position of pathologist at Central Texas Pathology Laboratory in Waco. She was then a pathologist at Thyroid Cytopathology Partners in Austin, TX. During this time, she also served as backup in the frozen section of Quest Diagnostics at Northwest Surgical Hospital in Austin. Following these positions, she was hired as a pathologist by ProPath.

Dr. Snowden published a peer-reviewed article in Transfusion Medical Reviews and has presented abstracts at professional conferences.



Trinity University (BS)
San Antonio, TX

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center (MD)
Lubbock, TX


Postgraduate Training

Surgical Pathology Fellowship
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Cytopathology Fellowship
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX


Professional Memberships

American Society for Clinical Pathology

American Society of Cytopathology

College of American Pathologists

Texas Medical Association


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Shumrick CM, Simmonds JC, Ogden LL, Snowden CA, Dhingra JK. A blinded randomized trial comparing 2 needle gauges for fine-needle biopsy of thyroid nodules. OTO Open. 2021 May 10;5(2):2473974X211013732. doi: 10.1177/2473974X211013732.

  2. Jackson GN, Snowden CA, Indrikovs AJ. A prospective audit program to determine blood component transfusion appropriateness at a large university hospital: a 5-year experience. Transfus Med Rev. 2008 Apr;22(2):154-61.


  1. Simmonds J, Shumrick C, Ogden L, Snowden C, Dhingra J. Impact of using a 25G vs 27G needle for ultrasound-guided thyroid FNA [poster SP109]. AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2018.

  2. Hirsh S, Ogden L, Starling C, Been L, Gilliland K, Snowden C, Nauschuetz K, Traweek ST. Cytology and molecular results of repeat thyroid nodule aspiration following an initial diagnosis of atypia of unknown significance. American Society of Cytopathology Annual Meeting, 2014.