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Performance in 2013 American Board of Pathology Examinations (AP / CP)
We are delighted to report that all of our graduates who have completed our program since 2002 have passed the American Board of Pathology AP and CP exams! We congratulate our graduates on their outstanding performance!

Outstanding Performance in 2013 ASCP Residents In-Service Examination (RISE)
We are delighted to report that our residents performed at the 95th percentile or better overall as compared with their peers nationally. We congratulate our residents for their outstanding performance. At the end of the day, it is their hard work and determination that has paid off.

Our four-year ACGME AP/CP Residency Program is fully accredited with no citations.

Effective April 17, 2009, our AP/CP Training Program received continued accreditation for four years with no citations by the Residency Review Committee for Pathology of the ACGME.  In 2013 our accreditation was extended until 2017. 

Nine New Residents Joined Our Program July 1, 2013
We welcome our eight new residents and look forward to working with each of them in the years ahead:

Dr. Ahmed Gilani received his MB BS from Aga Khan Medical College in Pakistan.  Subsequently, he earned an M.A., Ph.M. and Ph.D. in neurobiology at Columbia University in New York.


Dr. Aaron Harper received his BS from Weber State University and his MS/MD from Saba University School of Medicine in Bonaire.


Dr. Sonali Lanjewar received her BM BS from Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India.




Dr. Daniel Levitan received his BS from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and his MD from St. George's University in Grenada.





Dr. Twisha Oza received her MB BS from C U Shah Medical College in India




Dr. Heba Saad received her MB ChB from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.




Dr. Khurram Shafique received his MB BS from Nishtar Medical College in Pakistan. 




Dr. Yi Sun received her MB from Dalian Medical University and earned her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.




Recent Resident Publications

Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, Donghong Cai, MD. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods
Chapter 27. Chemical Basis for Analyte Assays and Common Interferences

Zhang X, Gupta R, Nicastri AD. Bladder adenocarcinoma following gastrocystoplasty. J Pediatr Urol. 2010, 6(5):525-527

Zhang X, Ouyang J, Kim Y-D. Large cecal lipoma mimicking malignancy. World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2010, 2(7):304-306

Zhang X, Travis WD. Pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010.

Zhang X, Axiotis CA. Thyroid-type carcinoma of Struma Ovarii. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010, 134(5):786-91

Zhang X, Ouyang J, Wieczorek R, DeSoto F. Iron medication-induced gastric mucosal injury. Pathol Res Pract. 2009, 205 (8):579-581

Ouyang J, Dalal S, Blumenthal D, et al. Myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure and septicemia: rare complications of exertional rhabdomyolysis in a patient with sickle cell trait. Federal Practitioner, 2009, 26, (4): 14-26.

Recent Presentations:

Zhang X, Wang Z, Axiotis CA. Testicular hamartomata in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2010, 134(9): 1356-1357. CAP’10 annual meeting. Sep. 26-29, 2010. Chicago, IL, USA

Zhang X, Oultache A, Axiotis CA. Plasmablastic lymphoma: usual and unusual presentations. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2010, 134(9): 1381. CAP’10 annual meeting. Sep. 26-29, 2010. Chicago, IL, USA

Zhang X. Cardiac transthyretin amyloidosis and oxidant stress. China Heart Congress/International Heart Forum. Aug. 12-15, 2010. Beijing, China

Malhotra S, Howanitz PJ, Howanitz JH, Alfaro S. Comparative cost analysis of point of care and central laboratory glucose testing. AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) meeting, Baltimore, 2010.

Malholtra S, Valencia GB, Miller ST, Kang SH, Gloster ES. Neonatal hemoglobinuria secondary to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency mimicking a hemolytic transfusion reaction. AABB (American Association of Blood Banks) meeting, Baltimore, 2010.

Yang X, Wang H, Taylor R, Axiotis CA. Plasmacytoid variant urothelial carcinoma: E-cadherin and beta-catenin. To be presented at College of American Pathologists meeting, 2010.

Yang X, Zhang X. Melanoma with an unusual immunophenotypic profile. To be presented at College of American Pathologists meeting, 2010.

Zhang X, Gottesman SR, Wang H, Axiotis CA, Pulakhandam P, Gupta R. Plasmablastic lymphoma versus plasma cell leukemia with plasmablastic features: A diagnostic dilemma. ASCP 2009 annual meeting. Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2009, Chicago, IL, USA

Zhang X, Ouyang J, Axiotis CA. Bone marrow infiltration of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 2009, 133(10): 1646. CAP’09 annual meeting. Oct. 11-14, 2009. Washington DC, USA

Ouyang J, Zhang X, Axiotis CA. Langerhans cell histiocytosis: E-cadherin and Cyclin D1 (poster). Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 133(10): presented on CAP'2009

Dr. Weijie Li presented a case study, "Placental chorioangioma associated with diffuse fetal vascular malformations" at the CAP meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2009.