24/7 Patient Assistance: 760-405-8205

Hospitals & Clinics

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Joan Etzell is a pathologist based in San Francisco, California. She has an extensive medical experience of more than two decades. Dr. Etzell graduated the medical school of the University of California San Francisco. He completed two residency stages, one internal medicine at Stanford University and the other in anatomic and clinical pathology at UCSF followed by a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Joan Etzell is a board-certified specialist in hematopathology and anatomic and clinical pathology. He also contributed to the research field publishing numerous studies that focused on clinical areas like leukemia, plasma cell myeloma, liver transplant, small-cell lung cancer, lobular carcinoma in situ, myeloid malignancies, breast carcinomas. At the moment, Dr. Etzell collaborates with the Sutter General Hospital.

    Insurance Accepted

    AetnaHumanaUnited Healthcare

  • Education & Training


    University of California San Francisco

    Medical School


    Stanford University






    University of Minnesota


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Pathology

  • Hospital & Practice

    Sutter General Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 887-0000

    2825 Capitol Ave

    Sacramento, California 95816

    Read More
  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Joan Etzell has contributed to 3 publications.

    BCL6 Expression Correlates With the t(1;19) Translocation in B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

    Deucher, A. M.,Qi, Z.,Yu, J.,George, T. I.,Etzell, J. E.; Am. J. Clin. Pathol.. 2015 Mar 18.

    See more >>

    Check Sample Abstracts.

    Alter, D., Grenache, D.G., Bosler, D.S., Karcher, R.E., Nichols, J., Rajadhyaksha, A., Camelo-Piragua, S., Rauch, C., Huddleston, B.J., Frank, E.L., Sluss, P.M., Lewan...; Am J Clin Pathol. 2009-02-01.

    See more >>

    Basophilic leukemia in recurrent chronic myelogenous leukemia blast phase.

    Gill, R.M., Etzell, J.E.; Am J Hematol. 2007 Aug.

    See more >>