Steve Hom, M.D.

President of SouthEastern Pathology, P.C., Laboratory
Medical Director of Floyd Medical Center and Kindred Hospital

Dr. Hom completed his residency training in pathology at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Hom has more than 30 years experience in pathology, and has practiced in Rome, Georgia, since 1989. He is particularly interested in hematopathology, prostatic pathology and breast pathology. He is a member of the College of American Pathologists.


Rick Swiger, M.D.

Laboratory Medical Director of Redmond Regional Medical Center, Polk Medical Center and Harbin Clinic

Dr. Swiger is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology, and his pathology interests include gastrointestinal, gynecological, breast, oncologic and cytology. He completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina and also completed a surgical pathology oncologic fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He is a member of the College of American Pathologists.


Chris Kligora, M.D.

Dermatopathologist
Laboratory Medical Director of SouthEastern Pathology, P.C. and DeKalb Regional Medical Center

Dr. Kligora completed both his pathology residency and dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Virginia. He is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and dermatopathology by the American Board of Pathology. He taught dermatopathology at Kansas University Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and is co-author of Sauer's Manual of Skin Disease, 9th Edition. His pathology interests include skin and soft tissue, gastrointestinal, breast, and head and neck immunopathology. He is a member of the College of American Pathologists.


Susan Shirley, M.D.

Dr. Shirley is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology. She moved to Rome, Georgia, from Augusta, Georgia, where she completed her pathology residency (serving as Chief Resident) and her surgical pathology fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. She is a member of the College of American Pathologists.


Maaya Wilton, M.D.

Laboratory Medical Director of Cherokee Medical Center

Dr. Wilton is triple board-certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and cytopathology by the American Board of Pathology. She joined SouthEastern Pathology in July 2011, moving to Rome, Georgia, from Sacramento, California where she trained at the University of California Davis Medical Center. She completed anatomic and clinical pathology residencies followed by fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology. She earned her M.D. degree from the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Wilton's pathology interest is cytopathology, specifically the performance and interpretation of palpable and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirations. She is a member of the College of American Pathologists.