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Janet M. Miles, MD

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Neuropathology






ProPath, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice, is privileged to include Janet M. Miles, M.D., as a part of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Miles is an award-winning, double board-certified pathologist who brings robust professional medical and leadership experience to her position as well as an extensive list of published research.

Dr. Miles earned her bachelor’s degree and medical degree from University of Missouri School of Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri. She served her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology, followed by a fellowship in neuropathology, at the Cleveland Clinical Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr. Miles has considerable experience in a variety of healthcare settings. She started as a pathologist at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Fort Lauderdale. She then took a position as pathologist and medical director at AmeriPath—Indian River Pathology in Orlando, FL. She held multiple positions at Physicians Reference Laboratory in Overland Park, Kansas, as a pathologist, medical director, chief medical officer, and chief quality officer. Dr. Miles has extensive leadership experience. She’s been medical director at numerous hospitals and laboratories. She was a medical director at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach, FL; Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, MO; and Early Clinical Development Laboratory in Kansas City, KS. She is currently a medical director at JPS Center for Cancer Care—Physician Office and John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Miles has been a pathologist with ProPath in Dallas, TX, since 2015. She has been named a Top Doctor four times by 360 West Magazine and twice by Fort Worth Magazine. She has also been named Physician of the Year at John Peter Smith Hospital and a North Texas COVID-19 Hero by the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation.

Dr. Miles has published peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Cancer, American Journal of Diseases of Children, and Surgical Neurology, among many others. She also has a book chapter in Meningiomas. She has presented abstracts at meetings of the American Society of Neuroradiology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, among others.



University of Missouri School of Medicine (BA)
Kansas City, MO

University of Missouri School of Medicine (MD)
Kansas City, MO


Postgraduate Training

Neuropathology Fellowship
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH


Professional Memberships

College of American Pathologists


Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Mehta M, Masciopinto J, Rozental J, Levin AB, Chappell R, Batin KT, Miles JM, Turski P, Kuhbsad SS, Mackie TR, Kinsella T. Stereotactic radiosurgery for glioblastoma multiforme: report of a prospective study evaluating prognostic factors and analyzing long-term survival advantage. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1994;30(3):541-549.

  2. Rago RP, Miles JM, Sufit RL, Spriggs DR, Wilding G. Suramin-induced weakness from hypophosphatemia and mitochondrial myopathy. Association of suramin with mitochondrial toxicity in humans. Cancer. 1994;73(7):1954-1959.

  3. Miles JM, Gilbert-Barness E. Pathological case of the month. Type 3 spinal muscular atrophy (Kugelberg- Welander disease). Am J Dis Child. 1994;147(7):793-794.

  4. Miles JM, Gilbert-Barness E. Pathological cases of the month. Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (Werdnig-Hoffman disease). Am J Dis Child. 1993;147(8):907-908.

  5. Miles JM, Gilbert-Barness E. Pathological cases of the month. Myotubular myopathy (centronuclear myopathy). Am J Dis Child. 1993;147(8):905-906.

  6. Drut MM, Miles JM, Gilbert-Barness E. Pathological cases of the month. Meningioangiomatosis. Am J Dis Child. 1993;147(9):1009-1010.

  7. Westerman EM, Miles JM, Backonja M, Sundstrom WR. Neuropathologic findings in multi-infarct dementia associated with anticardiolipin antibody. Evidence for endothelial injury as the primary event. Arthritis Rheum. 1992;35(9):1038-1041.

  8. Whiting DM, Awad IA, Miles JM, Chou SS, Lüders H. Intractable complex partial seizures associated with occult temporal lobe encephalocele and meningoangiomatosis: a case report. Surg Neurol. 1990;34(5):318-322.

  9. Peyser J, Pernudi D, Santini R, Estrada F, Delulio D, Miles JM. Pre-term newborn with sepsis, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy and shock. Intern Ped. 1988;3(1):63-66.

  10. Miles JM, Chou S. A new immunoperoxidase marker for microglia in paraffin sections. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 1988;47(6):579-587.

  11. Ratliff N, Kottke-Marchant K, Miles JM. Interventional cardiology. A new frontier for pathology. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1987;111(12):1148-1149.

  12. Miles JM, Hart W, McMahon J. Cystic mesothelioma of the peritoneum. Report of a case with multiple recurrences and review of the literature. Cleve Clin Q. 1986;53(1):109-114.

Book Chapters

  1. Chou S, Miles JM. Pathology of meningiomas. In: Al-Mefty O, ed. Meningiomas. New York: Raven Press; 1991.


  1. Miles JM, Kerley S, Menitove J. Implementing and sustaining patient blood management outcome improvements. AABB Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2013.

  2. Brown D, Miles JM, Knechtle SJ. Patterns of hematogenous cerebral aspergillosis in organ transplantation and other causes of immunodeficiency. American Society of Neuroradiology, Vancouver, BC, 1993.

  3. Thomas MA, Khorsand M, Miles HM, Miles JM, Javid M, Levin AB, Mehta M. H-1 and P-31 NR spectroscopy of human brain tumors in vivo. Radiol. 1993;189(suppl):393.

  4. Bastin KT, Mehta MP, Roger P, Miles JM, Kinsella T. Correlation of post-radiosurgical Histopathology with radiographic changes. Int J Rad Onc 1993;27(suppl 1):153.

  5. Mehta M, Masciopinto J, Bastin K, Levin A, Chappell R, Miles JM, Kinsella T. Glioblastoma treated with external beam radiotherapy and stereotactic radio-surgery boost. Int J Rad Onc. 1993;27(suppl 1):152.

  6. Rago R, Sufit R, Miles JM, Arzoomanian R, Alberti D, Tuitsch K, Hutson P, Spriggs D, Wilding G. Suramin weakness due to Fanconi’s syndrome and mitochondrial myopathy supports disruption of mitochondria or energy balance as mechanism to activity. American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1992.

  7. Ahuja A, Miles JM, Graves VB, Strother CM. Pathologic findings in human cerebral AVM (cAVM) embolized with dacron coated platinum coils (Plt-D). J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1992;51(3):344.

  8. Miles JM, Ahuja A, Douglas B, Graves VN, Duff TA, Strother CA. Histologic findings in cerebral arteriovenous malformations (cAVM) embolized with polyvinyl alcohol. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1992;51(3):344.

  9. Gaffney J, Sufit R, Hartmann H, Miles JM, ZuRhwein G, Brooks BR. Clinical diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a clinicopathologic study of “El Escorial” working group criteria in 36 autopsied patients. Neurol. 1992;42(suppl 3):455.

  10. Miles JM, Chou SM. Immunohistochemical study of pineocytoma with comparison to normal pineal gland. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1990;49(3):341.

  11. Tran T, Furlan AJ, Miles JM, Chou SM. CNS involvement in a case of Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia: the Bing-Neel syndrome revisited. Neurol. 1990;40(suppl 1):246.

  12. Miles JM, Chou SM. Immunohistochemical study of hemimegalencephaly and its relationship to tuberous sclerosis. Ann Neurol. 1989;26:486.

  13. Chou SM, Miles JM. Floppy infant syndrome with congenital infantile polymyositis. Ann Neurol. 1989;26:449.

  14. Chou SM, Miles JM. B-cell immunomarkers recognize rod cells in paraffin section. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1989;48(3):44.

  15. Miles JM, Chou SM. Immunohistochemical and gene analysis of primary CNS lymphoma: possible relationship to microglia? J Neuropath Exp Neurol 1989;48(3):355.

  16. Miles JM, Chou SM. Multinucleated giant cells in AIDS encephalopathy are not derived from microglia. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1988;47:302A.

  17. Miles JM, Chou SM. A new immunoperoxidase marker for microglia in paraffin sections. J Neuropath Exp Neurol. 1987;46(3):398.

  18. Huang TE, Miles JM, Chou SM. Slowly propagating toxoplasma arteritis is the basic pathologic process involved in CNS toxoplasmosis. Neurol. 1987;37(suppl 1):287.

  19. Chou SM, Miles JM. Reactive astrocytes in multiple sclerosis are positive for Leu-M1 in paraffin section. Neuroimmunology Symposium, Satellite Symposium of the 5th International Congress of Immunology, London, Ontario, 1986.

  20. Miles JM, Chou SM. LN-1 as a marker for microglia in paraffin section. Neuroimmunology Symposium, Satellite Symposium of the 5th International Congress of Immunology, London, Ontario, 1986.