Alain Cagaanan

Credentials: DO

Position title: Chief Resident (PGY-4)


Phone: (608) 262-7158

600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-3224

(608) 265-7000 #9683
B1772 WIMR

Alain graduated from the Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He received his undergraduate degree from University of Iowa in Honors Biology with Distinction and minors in both Chemistry and Philosophy. He organizes the tennis interest group and enjoys swimming, biking, learning new languages, and cooking. He spent an elective in a Peruvian hospital’s anatomic pathology lab. His current research interests are in gynecologic oncology.


Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine


Zhang, R., Cagaanan, A., Hafez, GR. et al. Head and Neck Pathol (2018).

Cagaanan AP, Aesif SW. Pulmonary Complications After Solid Organ Transplantation: An Autopsy Perspective. Transplant Proc. 2018 Dec;50(10):3783-3788. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2018.08.038. Epub 2018 Sep 7.


Cagaanan AP, Brooks EG. Utility of Postmortem Diagnosis in Mucormycosis. October 2018. College of American Pathologists (CAP) Annual Meeting. (Abstract accepted)

Cagaanan AP, Aesif SW. Acute Lung Injury Complicating Solid Organ Transplantation: A Review of 72 Autopsies. March 2018. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting. Mod Pathol 2018;31 (suppl 2): page 725.