Our Providers

The medical laboratory staff provides anatomic and clinical pathology testing to physicians, hospitals, industry, community and home health agencies, government agencies, researchers and other healthcare providers. Pathologists are available for routine consultations during regular working hours. A pathologist is on call 24 hours a day for emergency consultations. Specialty areas in clinical pathology include donor and transfusion services, clinical chemistry, clinical toxicology, hematology and coagulation studies, histocompatibility, microbiology and virology, radio-immunoassay studies, and cytogenetics.

Dani S. Zander, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Pathology
University Chair in Pathology

 

Anatomic Pathology

Catherine S. Abendroth, M.D.

Professor and Chief of Anatomic Pathology
Director, Renal Pathology Unit
Medical Director, Cytopathology Laboratory
Program Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship

Jennifer W. Baccon, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Neurosurgery
Director of Student-Centered Learning
Director of Undergraduate Pathology Education

Michael G. Bayerl, M.D.
Associate Professor 
Director, Hematopathology Unit
Program Director, Hematopathology Fellowship

Kristina R. Brannock, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Lancaster Regional Medical Center

Guoli Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Catherine G. Chung, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology

Henry S. Crist, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Head and Neck and Genitourinary Pathology Units
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology and Histology Laboratory

Elizabeth E. Frauenhoffer, M.D.
Professor, Pathology and Orthopaedics
Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Unit

Bing Han, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Breast Pathology Unit
Director, In Situ Hybridization
Associate Director, Pathology Residency Program

Klaus F. Helm, M.D.
Professor, Dermatology and Pathology
Director, Dermatopathology Unit
Program Director, Dermatopathology Fellowship

Julie A. Horst, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director and Chair of the Dept. of Pathology,    
Lancaster Regional Medical Center

Michael D. Ioffreda, M.D.
Professor of Dermatology and Pathology

Dipti M. Karamchandani, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Jozef Malysz, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Cardiovascular Pathology Unit

Mariah B. McCready, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director and Chair of the Dept. of Pathology, Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center

Karmaine Millington, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Director, Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology Unit

Negar Rassaei, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Pulmonary Pathology Unit

Francesca M. Ruggiero, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology Unit
Medical Director, Immunohistochemistry Laboratory

Charles S. Specht, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pathology, Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery, and Neurology
Director, Neuropathology Unit

Joshua I. Warrick, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Nicole C. Williams, M.D., MBA
Assistant Professor

Zhaohai Yang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Autopsy and Decedent Care Services

Richard J. Zaino, M.D.

Professor 
Director, Gynecologic Pathology Unit

Dani S. Zander, M.D.
Professor and Chair 
University Chair in Pathology
 

 

Clinical Pathology

Michael H. Creer, M.D.
Professor and Chief of Clinical Pathology
Director, Clinical Laboratory
Medical Co-Director, Hematopathology Laboratory
Pathology Residency Program Director

Thomas W. Abendroth, M.D.
Associate Professor
Chief of Medical Informatics

William J. Castellani, M.D.
Professor
Medical Director, Clinical Chemistry and Specimen Processing Area

David W. Craft, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Microbiology Laboratory

Ronald E. Domen, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Humanities
Director, Histocompatibility Laboratory
Program Director, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship

Keri J. Donaldson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Public Health Sciences
Medical Director, Hematology and Thrombosis Laboratory
Medical Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

Melissa R. George, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Blood Bank
Associate Director, Pathology Residency Program

Wallace H. Greene, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Clinical Virology Laboratory

Mary Beth Miele, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP)CM,RM(NRCM)
Education Coordinator and Instructor 
Pathology Residency Coordinator

Hiroko Shike, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Histocompatibility Laboratory
Medical Director, PSU State College Laboratory

 

Experimental Pathology

Keith C. Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Experimental Pathology
Distinguished Professor of Pathology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Pharmacology  

Khai Chung Ang, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Jennifer W. Baccon, M.D., Ph.D.
Joint Appointment, Experimental Pathology
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Neurosurgery
Director of Student-Centered Learning
Director of Undergraduate Pathology Education

Neil D. Christensen, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Chief of Experimental Pathology
Director, Jake Gittlen Cancer Research Foundation

Gary A. Clawson, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

David J. DeGraff, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology

Keri J. Donaldson, M.D.
Joint Appointment, Experimental Pathology
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Public Health Sciences
Medical Director, Hematology and Thrombosis Laboratory
Medical Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

Kristin A. Eckert, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Jiafen Hu, Ph.D.
Research Associate

Jan M. McAllister, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology and Obstetrics & Gynecology

Douglas B. Stairs, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Pharmacology, and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Director, Morphologic and Molecular Core Research Laboratory

Hironbu Yamashita, Ph.D.
Research Associate




 

 

James O. Ballard, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Pathology, and Humanities

Timothy K. Cooper, DVM PhD
Assistant Professor, Comparative Medicine and Pathology

William M. Curtin, M.D.
Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pathology

Matthew Evans, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathology

M. Elaine Eyster, M.D.
Professor, Medicine and Pathology

Glenn S. Gerhard, M.D.
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Pathology

Harriet C. Isom, Ph.D.
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology and Pathology

Roger L. Ladda, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics and Pathology

Aron E. Lukacher, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Microbiology & Immunology and Pathology

Jeffrey Pu, M.D., Ph.D.
Asstant Professor, Medicine & Pathology

Gavin P. Robertson, Ph.D.
Professor, Pharmacology, Pathology, Dermatology, and Surgery

Witold B. Rybka, M.D.
Professor, Medicine and Pathology

Joseph W. Sassani, M.D.
Professor, Ophthalmology and Pathology

Judith Weisz, M.B., B.Chir
Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pathology

Ashraf Abou-Elella, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA

Ronald T. Grenko, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA

Him Kwee, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
PinnacleHealth at Harrisburg
Harrisburg, PA

Brian H. Le, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Reading Hospital & Medical Center
West Reading, PA

Haresh Mani, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA

Jerome Marcus, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Omega Health
Wyomissing, PA

 

Arthur McTighe, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Isidore Mihalakis, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
Commerce Center/Warren Hospital
Phillipsburg, PA

Charles F. Romberger, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Lancaster General Hospital
Lancaster, PA

Wayne Ross, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Forensic & Neuropathology
Lancaster, PA

Steven A. Schonberg, Ph.D., FACMG
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
Chantilly, VA

Robert Wenk, M.D., M.S.
Clinical Professor of Pathology
Sinai Hospital
Baltimore, MD

 

Arthur B. Abt, M.D.
Professor and Chair Emeritus

Peter C. Appelbaum, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Laurence M. Demers, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Pathology and Medicine

Arthur F. Krieg, M.D.
Professor Emeritus

Richard L. Naeye, M.D.

Professor and Chair Emeritus

Javad Towfighi, M.D.

Professor Emeritus