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Performance in 2014 American Board of Pathology Examinations (AP / CP)
We are delighted to report that almost 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 2014 ASCP Residents In-Service Examination (RISE)
We are delighted to report that our first, second and third year 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. 

Four New Residents Joined Our Program July 1, 2014
We welcome our four new residents and look forward to working with each of them in the years ahead:

Dr. Nigar Anjuman received her MB, BS in 2010 from Rawalpindi Medical College in Pakistan.  Dr. Anjuman did research in the Department of Pathology of the University of Maryland prior to joining our program.


Dr. Joshua Kagan received his BA in Chemistry with a minor in Economic Policy from New York University.  He earned his MD in 2013 from St. George's University in Grenada. Prior to joining our program, Dr. Kagan spent one year in a residency program in Internal Medicine.


Dr. Amir Momeni received his MD in 2010 from Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran.  Dr. Momeni
is the author of several peer reviewed publications.  He was a correspondent for PBS-Frontline prior to joining our program.




Dr. Jose Victor Scarpa Carniello received his MD in 2011 from the Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo in Brazil.  Dr. Scarpa Carniello was a research scholar at Brown University and a research fellow at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center prior to joining our program. 



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


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.