Pathology Residency


  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Residency

Program Length

4 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

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Current Residents

Sherry Lee, MD, PhD

Undergraduate:  University of Washington
Medical College:
 Northwestern University The Feinberg School of  Medicine
Professional   Interests: Surgical Pathology, Dermatopathology, and Molecular Pathology 
Outside Interests: Hiking, practicing yoga, cooking

Elizaveta Flerova, MD

Medical College:  Saint Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University, Russia
Professional Interests: Hematopathology and Surgical Pathology
Outside Interests: Cooking, baking, visiting farmers' markets, and tennis

Arianna Morton, DO

Undergraduate:  University of Delaware
Medical College:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine  
Professional Interests: 
Clinical Microbiology and GI Pathology
Outside Interests: Cooking, baking, jogs/hikes, professional Neflix binge watcher

Alaa Hrizat, MD

Medical College:  Al-Quds University Faculty of Medicine, Palestine,  State of
Professional Interests: Cytopathology, Hematopathology and Transfusion    Medicine
Outside Interests: Reading, cooking, and hiking

Namra Ajmal, MD

Medical College:  King Edward Medical University, Pakistan
Professional Interests: GI Pathology, Molecular Pathology, and Hematopathology 
Outside Interests:  Cooking/baking, traveling and Henna art

Daniel Christensen, DO

Undergraduate: Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA
Medical College: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Interests: Surgical Pathology
Outside Interests: Cello, piano, bass guitar

Kiratpreet S. Dhillon, MD

Medical College:All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Professional Interests: Molecular Pathology
Outside interests: Tennis, cricket, mathematics puzzles

Mariam Ghafoor, MD

Medical College: Army Medical College, Pakistan
Professional Interests:Hematopathology and Surgical Pathology
Outside Interests:Dress designing, baking and cleaning

Gabriel DiNatale, MD

Undergraduate:  Dickinson College
Medical College: 
 Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Professional Interests: Hematopathology 
Outside Interests: Outdoor activities, board games, ping pong

Roa Alqabbani, MD, MS

Undergraduate: York College of Pennsylvania
Medical College: Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica
Professional Interests: Forensic Pathology and Surgical Pathology
Outside Interests:Cooking, walking, shopping, and watching forensic science TV shows

Timothy Chao, MD, PhD

Undergraduate:  University of Washington, Seattle
Medical College:  University of Pennsylvania
Professional Interests:   Surgical Pathology, Molecular Pathology and Transfusion Medicine
Outside Interests:  Basketball, table tennis, hiking, traveling, soup dumplings

Ruihe Lin, MD

Medical College:  Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China
Professional Interests:  Molecular Pathology, Neuropathology, Biomarkers, CSF & Blood Components, and Advanced Medical Technology
Outside Interests:  Cooking, traveling, exploring traditional cultures as well as Hi-tech industry, music and hiking

Zunaira Naeem, MD

Medical College: Dow Medical College, Pakistan
Professional Interests: Dermatopathology
Outside Interests: Reading animal stories to my daughter, cooking Mediterranean and sub-continental foods, traveling with my family and watching Neflix

Yanina Nikolaus, MD

Medical College: Universidad Adventista del Plata Faculta de Ciencias de la Salud 
Professional Interests: Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology 
Outside Interests: Traveling, cooking, reading

Madeline Reganis, DO

Undergraduate: University of the Sciences-Philadelphia College of Medicine
Medical College: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional Interests: Surgical Pathology, Molecular Pathology
Outside Interests: Jewelry design, bead weaving, bead crochet, keeping and raising pet cherry red shrimp

Catherine Tucker, MD

Undergraduate: Tulane University, New Orleans and University of Granada, Spain
Medical College: Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New
Professional Interests: Hematopathology
Outside Interests: Running, swimming and reading

Aaron Christensen, MD

Undergraduate: Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Medical College:  Eastern Virginia Medical School
Professional Interests:  Pediatric Pathology and Microbiology
Outside Interests:  Reading and sports

Jesus Rico, MD

Medical College: Universidad de Los Andes (Venezuela) Facultad de Medicine
Professional Interests: Surgical Pathology and Forensic Pathology
Outside Interests: Traveling, soccer, table tennis, leisure reading

Ziver Sahin, MD

Medical College: Istanbul Universitesi, Istanbul Tip Fakultesi, Turkey
Professional Interests: Hematopathology and Molecular Pathology
Outside Interests: Traveling, reading and cooking

Zhimin Yuan, MD

Medical College: Soochow University Medical College, China
Professional Interests: Dermatopathology and Surgical Pathology
Outside Interests: Biking and scale modeling

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