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Meet Our Physicians

The professional medical staff at X-Cell includes fifteen prominent Board-Certified pathologists with over 338 years of combined experience.
Michael S.AlbertMD,FCAP
Pathologist

Board Certified: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Special interests: Blood Banking

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

28 years in practice

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 Michael S. Albert,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

43 years in practice

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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

38 years in practice

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Usha Ghai Chopra, MD
Kelly J Garner
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

7 years in practice

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Kelly J Garner, MD
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

6 years in practice

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Yan Hu, MD
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

1 years in practice

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Hasan Khatib, MD
Catherine Li, Ph.D
Director of Cytogenetics & Molecular Diagnostics

Board Certified: Medical Genetics & Genomics & Clinical Chemistry (Molecular Diagnostics)


Fellowship: Cytogenetics, Canadian College of Medical Geneticists

13 years in practice

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Catherine Li, Ph.D
Vishala Neppalli, MD
Pathologist

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

19 years in practice

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Vishala Neppalli, MD
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

6 years in practice

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Rebecca Z. Ocque, 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

41 years in practice

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Sateesh K. Satchidanand, 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

22 years in practice

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D. Michael Slate II, 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

22 years in practice

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Barbara K. Stefanick, MD
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

16 years in practice

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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

35 years in practice

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Mohamed Y .Zeid, MD 
Jai 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

20 years in practice

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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

21 years in practice

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Young Zhou, MD 
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