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Marcia Cirino Ballantyne, M.D.,M.S.c., F.C.A.P., F.R.C.P.S.C.

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Anatomical Pathologist and Assistant Professor of Pathology

  • Teaching Area

    Pathology, Problem-Based Learning

  • Education

    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, UFRN - Doctor of Medicine; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, UFMG - Master of Medical Science

  • Residency

    University of Alberta - Anatomical Pathology

  • Campus Location

    5000 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34211
    Phone: (941) 782-5973


Marcia Cirino Ballantyne, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pathology in the college of medicine at LECOM Bradenton. She obtained her Medical Degree and her master’s degree in Dermatology/ Dermatopathology in Brazil and in Italy (combined studies with locum experience). She completed her 5-year Residency in Anatomical Pathology at the University of Alberta, Canada. She then worked as a full time Pathologist and Associated Professor of Pathology (UBC) in the Province of British Columbia Canada. Dr Ballantyne recently joined LECOM Bradenton (July 2023) as an associate Professor of Pathology. During her free time Dr. Ballantyne enjoys reading books, going for long walks on the beach and learning new languages.