Meet Our Physicians

The professional medical staff at EGLP includes thirteen prominent Board-Certified pathologists with over 310 years of combined experience.
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Michael S.AlbertMD,FCAP
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Blood Banking

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Rochester Medical Center

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28 years in practice

 Michael S. Albert,MD 
John Asirwatham, MD
John Asirwatham, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Breast, Gynecological, Urological, Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo 

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43 years in practice

 John Asirwatham,MD 
Usha Ghai Chopra, MD
President

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Cytopathology & Gynecological Pathology

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

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38 years in practice

 Usha Ghai Chopra, MD 
Kelly J. Garner, MD
Kelly J. Garner, MD
Hematopathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology & Hematopathology

Special interests: Flow Cytometry

Fellowship: Hematopathology, University of Rochester Medical Center

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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7 years in practice

 Kelly J.Garner, MD 
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Yan Hu ,MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Gastrointestinal & Gynecological Pathology

Fellowship: Surgical Pathology, University of Pennsylvania

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

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6 years in practice

Yan Hu, MD
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Hasan Khatib ,MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Cytopathology, Breast & Gynecological Pathology

Fellowship: Cytopathology, Breast & Gynecological Pathology, University of Rochester Medical Center

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Baystate Medical Center

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1 years in practice

Hasan Khatib, MD
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Vishala Neppalli, MD

Board Certified: American Board of Pathology, Anatomic & Clinical Hematopathology

Special interests: Neoplastic Hematopathology; Lymph Node Pathology

Fellowship: Anatomic Pathology, University of Minnesota. Hematopathology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Residency: University of Minnesota 

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19 years in practice

Vishala Neppalli, MD
Pathologist
Rebecca Z. Ocque, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology & Cytopathology

Special interests: Gastrointestinal Pathology

Fellowship: Cytopathology & Surgical Pathology with Gastrointestinal focus, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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6 years in practice

 Rebecca Z. Ocque, MD 
D. Michael Slate II, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Gynecological Pathology

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

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22 years in practice

 D. Michael Slate II, MD
Sateesh K. Satchidanand, MD
Medical Director

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Liver & Gastrointestinal Pathology

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo 

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41 years in practice

 Sateesh K. Satchidanand, MD
Barbara K. Stefanick, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Renal & Breast Pathology

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

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22 years in practice

 Barbara K.Stefanick,MD
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Walter Walek, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology & Cytopathology

Special interests: Cytopathology

Fellowship: Cytopathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

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16 years in practice

 Walter Walek, MD
 Mohamed Y. Zeid, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Cytopathology

Special interests: Cytopathology

Residency: Anatomic Pathology, State University of New York at Buffalo

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35 years in practice

 Mohamed Y. Zeid, MD
Jia Zhao, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Oncological, Breast, Gynecological Pathology

Fellowship: Surgical oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Toledo College of Medicine

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20 years in practice

 Jia Zhao, MD 
Young Zhou, MD
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Gastrointestinal Pathology

Residency: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University of Illinois College of Medicine

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21 years in practice

 Young Zhou, MD