James Kratochvil III, DDS

James Kratochvil

NW Oral Pathology

Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist


Dr. F. James Kratochvil (Jim) is the Laboratory Director for Northwest Oral Pathology.  His passion is diagnostic oral pathology.  Jim holds an affiliate faculty appointment in the Department of Pathology, OHSU School of Medicine, and worked for the OHSU School of Dentistry for almost 19 years. He is a past Director and President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and serves on the Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Review Committee for the American Dental Association's Commission of Dental Accreditation.


DDS, Georgetown University School of Dentistry, 1972-1976


General  Practice  Residency, Naval  Regional  Medical  Center, 1976-1977
Oral Pathology Residency, Emory University School of Dentistry, 1980-1982
Pathology Residency, Naval Medical Center, National Capital Region, 1982-1983

Board Certifications

National Board of Dental Examiners, Part I & II, 1975
Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners, 1976