Pathology Team


Aurora Diagnostics GPA Laboratories has an excellent team of board-certified, fellowship-trained pathologists.



Dermatopathologists



Muammar A. Arida, MD

Dermatopathologist

Education:

University of Damascus
Faculty of Medicine (MD)
Damascus, Syria

Post Graduate Training:

Dermatopathology Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Dermatology
Pittsburgh, PA

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
Department of Pathology
Pittsburgh, PA

Anatomic Pathology
University of Damascus
Department of Pathology
Damascus, Syria

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Natalie Depcik-Smith, MD

Dermatopathologist - Laboratory Director

Education:

Vanderbilt University
School of Medicine (MD)
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, B.S. Chemistry and Molecular Biology

Post Graduate Training:

Dermatopathology Fellowship
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Internal Medicine Internship
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Aqeel Haidar, MD, PhD

Dermatopathologist

Education:

Royal Post Graduate Medical School (MD/PhD)
London University, England

Post Graduate Training:

Surgical Pathology
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Chief Fellow in Dermatopathology
The Ackerman Academy
New York, NY

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Christine S. Lin, MD

Dermatopathologist

Education:

Tulane University
School of Medicine (MD)
New Orleans, LA

Post Graduate Training:

Dermatopathology Fellowship
Tulane University
School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA

Anatomical and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Florida
College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Bettina A. Murphy, MD, Dermatopathologist

Bettina A. Murphy, MD

Dermatopathologist

Education:

University of Florida
College of Medicine (MD)
Gainesville, FL

Post Graduate Training:

Cytopathology Fellowship
Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Dermatopathology Fellowship
Dermpath Diagnostics-Cockerell & Associates
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Cytopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Benjamin J. Stahr, MD

Dermatopathologist

Education:

University of Kentucky
College of Medicine (MD)
Murray State University, B.S. Biology

Post Graduate Training:

Dermatopathology Fellowship with Dr. Herbert Lund
Moses Cone Hospital
Greensboro, NC

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, KY

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Internship
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, KY

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Daniel Joseph Teague, MD

Dermatopathologist

Education:

University of South Carolina
School of Medicine (MD)
Columbia, SC

Post Graduate Training:

Dermatopathology Fellowship
Wake Forest Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Surgical/Oncologic Pathology Fellowship
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Board Certifications:

Dermatopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology




Anatomic Pathologists



Mary Ellen Georoff, MD

Pathologist

Education:

University of Cincinnati
College of Medicine (MD)
Cincinnati, OH

Duke University
MA in Physiology and Pharmacology
Durham, NC

Mount Holyoke College
AB in Biological Sciences
South Hadley, MA

Post Graduate Training:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Edward W. Sparrow Hospital
Lansing, MI

Board Certifications:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Robert Hillard, MD

Pathologist

Education:

University of Missouri-Columbia
College of Medicine (MD)
Columbia, MO

Post Graduate Training:

Cytopathology Fellowship
Loyola University
Medical Center
Maywood, IL

Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
Lexington, KY

Board Certifications:

Cytopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Joshua B. Kish, MD, FCAP, FASCP

Pathologist, Laboratory Director,
Chief of Cone Health System

Education:

Wayne State University
School of Medicine (MD)
Detroit, MI

Albion College
BS in Biology
Albion, MI

Post Graduate Training:

Fellowship in Women's Cancers
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard
Medical School
Boston, MA

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard
Medical School
Boston, MA

Board Certifications:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Zhaoli Lane, MD

Pathologist

Education:

Wake Forest University
School of Medicine (MD)
Winston-Salem, NC

Post Graduate Training:

Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship
Johns Hopkins Medical Institution
Baltimore, MD

Residency
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH

Board Certifications:

Anatomic Pathology

Julia Sodeman Manny, MD

Pathologist

Education:

University of Texas
Southwestern Medical School (MD)
Dallas, TX

Post Graduate Training:

Hematopathology Fellowship
Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
Wake Forest University
Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC

Board Certifications:

Hematopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

John D. Patrick, MD

Pathologist

Education:

University of South Carolina
School of Medicine (MD)
Columbia, SC

Post Graduate Training:

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Winston-Salem, NC

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Internship
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Winston-Salem, NC

Board Certifications:

Cytopathology
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Bassam N. Smir, MD

Pathologist

Education:

University of Jordan (MD)
Faculty of Medicine
Amman, Jordan
Bachelor of Medicine-Bachelor of Science

Post Graduate Training:

Hematopathology Fellowship
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
University of Texas
San Antonio, TX

Internal Medicine Internship
Jordan University Hospital
Amman, Jordan

Board Certifications:

Hematopathology
Anatomic Pathology