Charles Franklin Timmons, Jr., MD $$ Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Pathology/Pediatric Pathology,
American Board of Pathology-Anatomic & Clinical
Languages Spoken: English,


Charles Timmons, M.D., Ph.D., is a pathologist at Children’s Health℠.

Dr. Timmons attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the M.D./Ph.D. program, where he completed his doctoral dissertation in the Division of Human Genetics and Metabolism. He did a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and served as chief resident during his senior year. He then did a two-year fellowship in anatomic and clinical pediatric pathology at Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver.

Dr. Timmons joined the faculty of UT Southwestern Medical Center in 1988 in the Division of Pediatric Pathology. He is currently a professor of pathology and a representative-at-large to the leadership council of the Program Directors Section of the Association of Pathology Chairs.

Dr. Timmons is also active in the Society for Pediatric Pathology, having served on its Education, Abstract, Practice and Long-Term Planning Committees and Sub-Committees and as chair of the Slide Survey program. He is currently chair of the Fellowship Committee and a member of the Council of the Society.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Med) (1977)


Northwestern University Medical School (1983), Pathology


Northwestern University Medical School (1985), Pathology


Children's Hospital of Denver (1988), Pediatric Pathology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Genetic analysis of hemoglobinopathies
  • Pathology of pediatric tumors

Selected Publications

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Board of Pathology (2015)
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (2013)
  • American Society for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (2009)
  • Association of Pathology Chairs - Program Directors Section (2002)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (1989)
  • College of American Pathologists (1989)
  • U.S. & Canadian Academy of Pathology (1989)
  • Society for Pediatric Pathology (1986)
  • American Society of Human Genetics (1980)

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

Society for Pediatric Pathology - Distinguished Colleague Award for outstanding service and leadership (2012)
Medical Student Teaching Award - MSII Pathology Course - Small group teaching (2006)
Medical Student Teaching Award - MSII Pathology Course - Small group teaching (2004)
Medical Student Teaching Award - MSII Pathology Course - Small group teaching (2002)