Dr. Renee Frank

Renee Frank, MDDr. Renee Frank
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

1000 East Mountain Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Frank is an associate of Geisinger Medical Laboratories at Geisinger's Northeast laboratories.


Dr. Frank received her MD from Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University (formerly Jefferson Medical College) and completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology and fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.


Dr. Frank is board certified in anatomic and clnical pathology and cytopathology. Her areas of specialization include cytopathology, head and neck pathology, endocrine pathology, cervical gynecologic pathology, and genitourinary pathology.

Professional Affiliations:

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
American Society for Clinical Pathology
College of American Pathologists
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists

Research Interests

Cytopathology, head and neck pathology, endocrine pathology, and genitourinary pathology.

Recent Academic Activity

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Frank R, Lal P, Kearns J, Molina MR, Wald JW, Goldberg LR, Kamoun M. Correlation of Circulating Complement-Fixing Donor-Specific Antibodies Identified by the C1q Assay and Presence of C4d in Endomyocardial Biopsy Specimens. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;145(1):62-68.

Nicolli EA, Ghosh A, Haft S, Frank R, Saunders J, Cohen N, Mirza N. IL-1 Receptor Antagonist Inhibits Early Granulation Formation. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016;125(4):284-289.

Zsiros E, Duttagupta P, Lee H, Frank R, Garrabrant T, Hagemann IS, Dangaj D, Levine BL, June CH, Zhang L, Wang E, Marincola FM, Bedognetti D, Powell DJ, Tanyi J, Feldman MD, Kandalaft LE, Coukos G. CThe Ovarian Cancer Chemokine Landscape Is Conducive to Homing of Vaccine-Primed and CD3/CD28-Costimulated T Cells Prepared for Adoptive Therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2015;21(12) :2840-2850. .

Frank R, Dean SA, Kamoun M, Lal P.. Correlations of lymphocyte subset infiltrates with donor-specific antibodies and acute antibody-mediated rejection in endomyocardial biopsies. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2015;24(3):168-172.

Frank R, Molina MR, Wald J, Goldberg LR, Kamoun M, Lal P. Circulating donor-specific anti-human leukocyte antigen antibodies and complement C4d deposition are associated with the development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;142(6):809-815 .

Frank R, Li S, Ahmad NA, Shah P, Sepulveda AR, Jhala NC. Mesothelin expression in pancreatic mucinous cysts. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;142(3):313-319.

Zhang L, Frank, R, Furth EE, Ziober AF, LiVolsi VA, Zhang PJ. Expression and diagnostic values of calretinin and CK5/6 in cholangiocarcinoma. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2014;3:12.

Surrey LF, Frank R, Zhang PJ, Furth EE. TTF-1 and Napsin-A are expressed in a subset of cholangiocarcinomas arising from the gallbladder and hepatic ducts: continued caveats for utilization of immunohistochemistry panels. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014;38(2):224-227.

Frank R, Baloch ZW, Gentile C, Watt CD, LiVolsi VA.. Multifocal fibrosing thyroiditis and its association with papillary thyroid carcinoma using BRAF pyrosequencing. Endocr Pathol. 2014;25(3):236-40.

Frank R, Molina MR, Wald J, Goldberg LR, Kamoun M, Lal P. Correlation of circulating donor-specific anti-HLA antibodies and presence of C4d in endomyocardial biopsy with heart allograft outcomes: a single-center, retrospective study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013;32(4):410-417.

Frank R, Sadri N, Bhatti T, Biegel JA, LiVolsi V, Zhang PJ.. Proximal-type Epithelioid Sarcoma of the Head and Neck (HN): A Study with Immunohistochemical and Molecular Analysis of SMARCB1. J Clin Exp Oncol. 2013;2(2):pii:.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Joseph N, Snyder D, Lin F, Frank R, Monaco SE. Impact of Telecytology Implementation on utilization and diagnostic categories in different cytopathology specimen sources. Poster Presentation. American Society of Cytopathology, Chicago, IIllinois, November 17-20, 2021.

Zhang B, Lin F, Frank R, Liu H. The reduction of atypia of undetermined significance (AUS)/follicular lesion of undetermined significance (FLUS) rate by quality assurance measures and their financial impact. Presentation. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, March 16-21, 2019.


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