Kevin E. Bove, MD

Academic Affiliations

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Phone 513-636-4261

Fax 513-636-3924



Dr. Bove has been a career academic pediatric pathologist at Cincinnati Children's since 1968. He functions as a surgical pathologist, autopsy consultant and electron microscopist with diverse clinical interests. His collaborations with faculty and fellows in many divisions have resulted in more than 180 peer-reviewed and more than 120 publications.


Dr. Bove's current research focus is on pathogenesis of biliary atresia and other cholestatic disorders of infancy. He has long term research interests in the early stages of childhood neoplasia and childhood diseases of skeletal muscle and heart.

Kevin E. Bove, MD, has 32 years experience as a pediatric pathologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Bove has achieved national recognition as an expert in tumors; neuromuscular diseases; liver diseases of children and performance / interpretation of pediatric autopsies.

Dr. Bove has and continues to be involved in leadership positions in the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the College of American Pathologists.

MD: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY.

Residency: Rotating Intern, Cincinnati General Hospital, 1961-1962; Pathology, Cincinnati General Hospital, 1962-1966.

Certification: American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1967 and 1968; Pediatric Pathology, 1990.