Dr. Kai Zhang

Dr. Kai ZhangKai Zhang, MD, FCAP
Anatomic, Clinical Pathology and Hematology
Laboratory Director of Flow Cytometry and Hematology Anatomic Pathology Specialty Testing

100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822-1920
1 800 695 6491

Dr. Zhang is an Associate of Geisinger Medical Laboratories at Geisinger Medical Center, where he serves as the aboratory Director of Flow Cytometry and Hematology Anatomic Pathology Specialty Testing.


Dr. Zhang received his MD from Fujian Medical University, China. He received hematopathology fellowship training at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and pathology residency training at Western Reserve Healthcare in Ohio.


He is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathololgy and hematology. He specializes in , hematopathology, and immunopathology/flow cytometry, head and neck pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, liver and thoracic pathology.

Professional Affiliations:

College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Society of Hematopathology (SH)
Clinical Cytometry Society (CCS)
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)

Research interests:

Surgical pathology, hematopathology, head and neck, gastrointestinal, liver, thyroid, and thoracic pathology and immunopathology/flow .

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Song E, Zhang C, Israelow B, Lu-Culligan A, Prado AV, Skriabine S, Lu P, Weizman OE, Liu F, Dai Y, Szigeti-Buck K, Yasumoto Y, Wang G, Castaldi C, Heltke J, Ng E, Wheeler J, Alfajaro MM, Levavasseur E, Fontes B, Ravindra NG, Van Dijk D, Mane S, Gunel M, Ring A, Jaffar Kazmi SA, Zhang K, Wilen CB, Horvath TL, Plu I, Haik S, Thomas JL, Louvi A, Farhadian SF, Huttner A, Seilhean D, Renier N, Bilguvar K, Iwasaki A. Neuroinvasion of SARS-CoV-2 in human and mouse brain (preprint). bioRxiv 2020;2020:Sep 8.

Zhang K, Deng H, Cagle PT. Utility of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of pleuropulmonary and mediastinal cancers: a review and update. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2014;138(12):1611-1628.

Abstracts, Posters, and Presentations:

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.

Zhang X, Zhang K. Correlation of Immunohistochemistry and Proliferation Rate/Aggressive Behavior in Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. Poster presentation LYS-P-5 XVIII meeting of the European association for Haematopathology, Basel, Switzerland, September 3-8, 2016.

Zhang K, Zhang X. Clinicopathologic Features and Outcome of 15 cases of Double Hit Lymphoma (DHL) and Atypical DHL (aDHL). Poster presentation XVIII meeting of the European association for Haematopathology, Basel, Switzerland, September 3-8, 2016.

Zhang K, Adler M, Schuerch C, Zhang X, Harrison H. Developing Best Practice Guidelines Improves Utilization and Decreases Expense of Immunophenotyping of Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Peripheral Blood. Poster 166 College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting 2015, Nashville, Tennessee, October 2015.

Rezk AN, Gunnerson CA, Komar M, Zhang K . Whipple’s didease: a Fetal Disease that is often Missed without Gastrointestinal Syndrome. Poster American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October 17-24, 2014.

Textbook Chapters

Zhang K, Chen S, eds. Practical Pathologic Diagnosis of Lymphoma. Science Press, China, 2015

Zhang K, Deng H, Cagle P. Pleuropulmonary and Mediastinal Neoplasms. In Lin F, Prichard JW, Liu H, Wilkerson M, Chen ZM, eds. Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, 2nd ed. Springer, New York, 2015;313-342

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