Pathology Department Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Pathology Department


J. Godfrey Heathcote
Professor and Head, Pathology Dept.
Ph: 902-494-2091
FAX: 902-494-2519
Rm. 11 B2, Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building

M.A. University of Cambridge, UK
M.B. University of Cambridge, UK
B. Chir. University of Cambridge, UK
Ph.D. University of Manchester, UK


Ophthalmic pathology; Head and Neck pathology


Ocular cytopathology
Ocular surface epithelial disease


  1. Vincent, A., Billingsley, G., Priston, M., Williams-Lyn, D., Sutherland, J., Glaser, T., Oliver, E., Walter, M.A., Heathcote, G., Levin, A., Héon, E.  Phenotypic heterogeneity of CYP1B1: mutations in a patient with Peters' anomaly. Letters to the editor. J. Med. Genet. 38:324-326, 2001.
  2. Ing, E.B., Heathcote, J. G.  Congenital isolated osteoma cutis of the lateral canthus. Can J Ophthalmol. 36:408-410, 2001.
  3. Héon, E., Greenberg, A., Kopp, K.K., Rootman, D., Vincent, A.L., Billingsley, G., Priston, M., Dorval, K.M., Chow, R.L., McInnes, R.R., Heathcote, G., Westall, C., Sutphin, J.E., Semina, E., Bremner, R., Stone, E.M.  VSX1: a gene for posterior polymorphous dystrophy and keratoconus. Human Molecular Genetics. 11:1029-1036, 2002.
  4. Fung, K., Venkatesan, V.M., Heathcote, J.G., Lampe, H.B., Edmonds, M.  Tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesions of the head and neck: role of corticosteroids, radiotherapy and surgery. J. Otolaryngol. 31:253-256, 2002.
  5. Raymond, M.R., Yoo, J.H., Heathcote, J.G., McLachlin, C.M., Lampe, H.B.  Accuracy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy for Warthin's tumours. J. Otolaryngol. 31:263-270,      2002.
  6. Daniel, C.S., Beaconsfield, M., Rose, G.E., Luthert, P.J., Heathcote, J.G., Clark, B.J.  Pleomorphic lipoma of the orbit: A case series and review of literature. Ophthalmology. 110:101-105, 2003.
  7. Faber, K.J., Patterson, S.D., Heathcote, J.G., Richards, R.R.  Osteoblastoma of the clavicle. Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association. 12: 66-70, 2003.
  8. Sheidow, T.G., Sexton, B., Hooper, P., Heathcote, J.G.  Vitritis as the primary manifestation of graft-versus-host disease: a case report with vitreous cytopathology. Can. J. Ophthalmol 39:667-71, 2004.
  9. Heathcote, J.G., Matthews, T.W., Tsang, W.  Giant cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx: pathologic diagnosis and natural history.  J. Otolaryngol. 33:322-6, 2004.
    Wright, E.D., Raza, S.N., Heathcote, J. G.  Atypical diagnostic, endoscopic and pathologic findings in a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma arising from the sphenoid sinus.  J. Otolaryngol. 34:226-30, 2005