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Gordon H. Yu, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
6 Founders Pavilion, Rm. F06.044
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6741

Email: gordonyu@mail.med.upenn.edu

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Education

B.A. (Biology), Washington University , 1984
M.D. Northwestern University, 1989

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, 1993
American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology, 1996
American Board of Pathology - Anatomic Pathology (voluntary recertification), 2014

Postgraduate Training

Postdoctorate research fellowship, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1989-1990
Resident in Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1990-1993
Fellow in Cytopathology , The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1993-1994

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa, 1983
Chief Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1993
The James E. Wheeler, M.D. Award for Excellence in Anatomic Pathology Resident Training, University of Pennsylvania, 2003
The Kevin E. Salhany, M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
The Peter E. Nowell Award of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
The James E. Wheeler, M.D. Award for Excellence in Anatomic Pathology Resident Training, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
Chairman's Award for Distinguished Service, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2011

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Society of Cytopathology, 1982 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathologists, 1990 - Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 1990 - Present
Illinois Society of Cytology, 1994 - 1997
Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, 1995 - Present
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2000 - Present

Selected Publications

Peripheral endothelial cells are not reliable in differentiating primary benign and malignant hepatocellular lesions in fine needle aspirates of the liver

Yu GH, Gustafson KS, Pan S-T, Wetherington RW, Cytopathology 13(): 145-151, 2002

Cytomorphologic features of fine-needle aspiration of metastatic and recurrent melanoma

Saqi A, McGrath CM, Skovronsky D, Yu GH, Diagn Cytopathol 27(): 286-290, 2002

Overexpression of p16INK4A in liquid-based specimens (SurePathTM) as marker of cervical dysplasia and neoplasia

Saqi A, Pasha TL, McGrath CM, Yu GH, Zhang P, Gupta P, Diagn Cytopathol 27(): 365-370, 2002

Fine needle aspiration

Yu GH, Gustafson KS, Sturgis CD, In: Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2nd edition. Philadelphia, 2002

Adenocarcinoma in colonic brushing cytology: high-grade dysplasia as a diagnostic pitfall

Yu GH, Nayar R, Furth EE, Diagn Cytopathol 24(): 364-368, 2001, PMID:11335971

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The changing clinical course of patients with malignant mesothelioma: implications for FNA cytology and utility of immunocytochemical staining

Yu GH, Soma L, Hahn S, Friedberg JS, Diagn Cytopathol 24(): 322-327, 2001

Nodular fasciitis

Gelfand JM, Mirza N, Kantor J, Yu G, Reale D, Bondi E, Junkins-Hopkins JM, Arch Derm 137(): 719-721, 2001