Bennet Omalu, MD, Pathology, Stockton, CA


Pathology Stockton, CA

Forensic/Autopsy, Neuropathology, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology


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Education & Training

  • Tepper School of Business, Carnegie-Mellon UniversityOTHER_TRAINING
  • University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public HealthOTHER_TRAINING
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Harlem Hospital CenterRESIDENCY
  • University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine
    University of Nigeria Faculty of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • HI State Medical License
    HI State Medical License 2002 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1998 - 2020
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • American Board of Pathology Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • American Board of Pathology Forensic Pathology
  • American Board of Pathology Neuropathology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Doctor of Science, Honorary Doctorate Degree Royal College of Surgeons, 2017
  • Honorary Member Award Academy for Sports Dentistry, 2017
  • Residents Choice Award Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2017
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Endoplasmic reticulum stress implicated in chronic traumatic encephalopathy  
    Lucke-Wold BP, Turner RC, Logsdon AF, Nguyen L, Bailes JE, Lee JM, Robson MJ, Omalu BI, Huber JD, Rosen CL., J Neurosurg, 1/1/2015
  • Is there an association between coronary atherosclerosis and carcinoma of the prostate in men aged 50 years and older? An autopsy and coroner based post-mortem study  
    Omalu BI, Lindner JL, Parwani AV, Balani J, Shakir A, Ness RB, Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice, 1/1/2013
  • PET scanning of brain tau in retired National Football League players: preliminary findings  
    Small GW, Kepe V, Siddarth P, Ercoli LM, Merrill DA, Donoghue N, Bookheimer SY, Martinez J, Omalu B, Bailes J, Barrio JR, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry., 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Bennet Omalu, MD. The Physician Leader Whose Research Inspired The Movie Concussion.
    Bill Steiger, PIJ- Physician Leadership Journal, American Association For Physician Leadership, 1/1/2016
  • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Autopsy analysis in professional and contact sport athletes
    Bailes JE, Omalu B, American Academy of Neurological Surgery 71st annual meeting, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1/1/2009
  • Nursing home deaths, which fall under the jurisdiction of the medical examiner. An eleven year retrospective review.
    Lindner JL, Omalu BI, Shakir AM., National meeting of the National Association of Medical Examiners, San Antonio, Texas, 1/1/2006
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  • Football Induced Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy 
    Waterfront, Homestead, Pittsburgh - 1/1/2006
  • The medico-legal autopsy 
    University of Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 1/1/2002
  • My professional experience as a Forensic Pathologist 
    The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Sciences, School of Law, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, P - 1/1/2002
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Press Mentions

  • What Are CTE and Concussion and How Do They Affect Athletes?
    What Are CTE and Concussion and How Do They Affect Athletes?September 01, 2020
  • Repeated Hits, Not Just Concussions, Lead to Early Death for Football Players
    Repeated Hits, Not Just Concussions, Lead to Early Death for Football PlayersMay 18, 2020
  • How to Keep Your Kids Safe During Contact Sports
    How to Keep Your Kids Safe During Contact SportsFebruary 17, 2020
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