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Tim M. Zheng, MD, PhD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

MD, Shanxi Medical University College of Medicine
PhD, Georgetown University

Faculty Title

Associate Professor of Pathology and Lab Medicine


Department of Pathology and Laboratory

Clinical Expertise

Expertise in gynecologic and breast pathology including Fellowship in Gynecologic and Breast Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, multiple year sub-specialty sign-out clinical experience, five-year directorship of Gynecologic Pathology at the Health Network Laboratories, and Associate Professor and Attending Pathologist of Gynecologic and Breast Pathology Subspecialty Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Research Expertise

Broad biomedical research experience including PhD degree in molecular biology/gene regulation from Georgetown University and three-year research fellowship in tumor gene regulation, Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute, NIH.

Cancer Programs
Breast Cancer / Rena Rowan Center
» Pathology

Jordan Center for Gynecologic Cancers
» Pathology

Other Affiliations
The College of American Pathology
Univest States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Pathology Society of South Jersey
Pathology Society of Philadelphia

Board Certifications
American Board Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Honors and Award

  • Listed in the Guide to America's Top Physicians, 2007
  • Callendar-Binford Fellowship Award in Gynecologic and Breast Pathology Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and American Registry of Pathology, 2001
  • Intramural Research Fellowship Award, National Cancer Institute, NIH, 1994-1997
  • Fogarty Visiting Fellowship Award, National Institute of Health, 1987-1988


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Contact Information

Tim M. Zheng, MD, PhD

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Founder 6.041
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-615-1678 or
Fax: 215-349-5910