Margaret M Grimes, MD, MEd


Surgical Pathology
Professor of Pathology
Office: (804) 828-9739
Fax: (804) 828-3832

Dr. Margaret Grimes received her M.D. from New York Medical College, and trained in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at VCU. Following a surgical pathology fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she was a member of the faculty at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center before moving to Richmond and VCU in 1990.  Her clinical interests are in breast, cardiac and lung pathology.

Dr. Grimes has been an active member of the teaching faculty, serving as co-director of the Respiratory course for second year medical students for many years. She completed a Master’s degree in Education for medical educators in 2008.  She has received numerous teaching awards in the M2 Respiratory and Cardiovascular Courses, and in 2012 she was selected to receive the Enrique Gerszten Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, the highest teaching award conferred by the School of Medicine.

From 1992 – 2005, Dr. Grimes served as program director for the Pathology Resident Training Program. She twice was presented with the Saul Kay Faculty Award from the Pathology residents in recognition of her efforts. She has been involved in graduate medical education at the national level for many years, serving as Chair of the Program Directors’ Section (PRODS) of the Association of Pathology Chairs in 2000-2002. She was a member of the ACGME Resident Review Committee for Pathology from 2000-2007, serving as Chair from 2005-2007. In 2013 she was selected to receive the Association of Pathology Chairs’ Distinguished Achievement Award in Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. Grimes currently serves as a Trustee and Immediate Past President of the American Board of Pathology.  

Clinical Specialties: Pulmonary, Cardiac and Breast Pathology