Department of Pathology

Weiqiang John Zhao, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Weiqiang John Zhao, MD, PhD

Phone:

614-293-4210

E-mail:

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Office Location:

2001 Polaris Parkway, Room 2065

Mailing Address:

2001 Polaris Parkway
Room 2065
Columbus, OH 43240

Biosketch

Weiqiang Zhao, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Pathology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He also serves as Medical Director of Polaris Molecular Laboratories of Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital. Dr. Zhao earned his MD degree from Hunan Medical College and Ph.D. from Tulane University. He completed AP/CP pathology residency at Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA. He completed clinical fellowships for Hematopathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology at Tulane University Medical Center and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, respectively. He is board certified in AP/CP, Hematopathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology.

His research interests are in defining molecular and genetic biomarkers of Cancer (Lung, GI), Lymphoma and Leukemia, and normal and abnormal hematopoeises. Dr. Zhao received several pathology awards from CAP and Pathologists in Training at Tulane University Medical Center. He is an editorial reviewer of Frontier Medicine and Laboratory Medicine.

Board Certifications

2009 Molecular Genetic Pathology, American Board of Pathology

2008 Hematopathology, American Board of Pathology

2007 State of Ohio Board of Medicine

2005 Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology

Academic and Medical Appointments

2015-Present Medical Director, Polaris Molecular Laboratories, James Cancer Center/Hospital, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2014-Present Assistant Professor-Clinical, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Education and Training

2006-2007 Fellow, Molecular Genetic Pathology, MDACC, Texas, USA

2005-2006 Fellow, Hematopathology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, and MDACC, Texas, USA

2000-2005 Resident, Pathology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

1985-1988 Ph.D, Molecular Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA

1978-1982 M.D., Hunan Medical College, Changsha, China

Selected Publications

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