Dr. Patricia Tsang

Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology

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

Dr. Tsang is the Northeast Regional Director of Laboratory Medicine for the Geisinger Health System.


Dr. Tsang obtained her BA, MA and MD from Boston University. She also received an MBA from Columbia University Graduate Business School, New York, New York. She completed both her residency training in anatomic pathology with a special focus on molecular pathology and a fellowship in surgical pathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Tsang also completed a fellowship in hematopathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center.


She is board certified in anatomic pathology, hematopathology and molecular genetic pathology. Dr. Tsang's area of specialization is hematopathology.

Professional Affiliations:

College of American Pathologists (CAP)
American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
Editorial Review Board, Pathology Outlines, Lymph Nodes Section

Research Interests:

Neoplastic disorders of blood and bone marrow.

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Patel A, Bishburg E, Zucker M, Tsang P, Nagarakanti S, Sabnani I. Concomitant Kaposi sarcoma and multicentric Castleman's disease in a heart transplant recipient. Heart Lung. 2014; 43(6):506-509.

Wang H, D'Cruz C, Yam DC, Dilla LM, Tsang P. Learning curve for endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: experience of a community-based teaching hospital. Mol Med Rep.. 2014; 10(5):2441-2446.

Wang H, Tsang P, D'Cruz C, Clarke K. Follow-up of breast papillary lesion on core needle biopsy: experience in African-American population. Diagn Pathol. 2014; 9:86.

Other Publications:

Balakrishna J, DePond W, Reddi D, Sharabi A, Tsang, P. Lymph nodes - not lymphoma. www.pathologyoutlines.com/lymphnodes.htm Pathology Outlines, November, 2015.

Abstracts, Posters, and Other Presentations:

Tsang P, Harrison HH, Perry D, Olson J, Dorion P, Schuerch C. Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Optimizing Laboratory Utilization and Anticoagulation Stewardship. Abstract (submitted) American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, October 2017.

Zhang XM, Tsang P. IMP3/KOC1, a New Immunohistochemical Marker for Differentiating Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma and Nodular Lymphocyte Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma from Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma. Abstract (submitted) American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September 2017.

Harrison HH, Tutaeva V, Dorion RP, Haynes AE, Schuerch C, Tsang P, Zhang K, Zhang X, Hematopathology Utilization Team, Kip NS. Utilization of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Probe Panels in Routine Clinical Hematopathology Practice: Lymphoid and Plasma Cell Disorders. Abstract (submitted) American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September 2017.

Harrison HH, Dorion RP, Kip NS, Tsang P, Wehler A, Zhang K, Zhang M. Statistical benchmarks for HemeFISH utilization in a multi-hospital integrated delivery system. Abstract CAP Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, September 25-28, 2016.

Harrison HH, Adler M, Kimmich, D, Knowles-Tuchman M, Costello D, Nowack, R, Mika A, Rockwell S, Shaeffer L, Dorion P, Grifone T, Olson J, Tsang P, Wilkerson M, Yu E, and the Analytical QC Team. Use of Sigma-based QC to monitor hematology and coagulation testing in an expending, multi-instrument, multi-site, integrated healthcare system. Abstract AACC Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA, July 31-August 4, 2016.

Reyes MC, Tsang P . CD8 cytotoxic peripheral T-cell lymphoma, not otherwise specified, in a young child. Case report and literature review College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, September 2014.

Montalvan I, Tsang P, Jobbagy Z. Comparison of two real-time PCR ASR methods for the quantitative detection of cytomegalovirus in human plasma specimens. Presentation 29th Annual Clinical Virology Symposium, Daytona Beach, FL, April 2013.

Wang H, D’Cruz C, Mahmood A, Tsang P. Follow-up of breast papillary lesions on needle core biopsy: experience in African-American population. Presentation the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2013.

Textbook Chapters

Sabnani I, Tsang P. Changing Spectrum of Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura: New Face for an Old Disease. In Autoimmune Disorder, Currents Concepts and Advances from Bedside to Mechanistic Insights, Book 2. Huang FP, eds. Intech, Croatia, 2011, 67-78.

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