Julia Angel, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Contact InformationPennsylvania Hospital
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Spruce Building, 10th Floor
801 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology


MD (Medicine), The University of Cape Town, 2003

Specialty Certification

Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2017
Cytology, American Board of Pathology, 2019

Postgraduate Training

Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-17
Fellow, Surgical Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2017-18
Fellow, Cytopathology, Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital, 2018-19

Awards and Honors

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2013-present
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2013-present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2015-present

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Selected Publications

A rare case of cervical gastric-type adenocarcinoma mimicking bilateral ovarian malignancy in a genetically confirmed Peutz Jeghers syndrome without known polyposis. 

Feng Y, Angel JR, Husson MA. ASCP annual meeting, poster presentation. Long Beach CA, October 2023.


Identification of Clinically Relevant Mycobacterial Species after Extended Incubation Times in the BACTEC MGIT System

Rea B, Maisel JR, Glaser L, Alby K. Am J Clin Pathol 151(1):63-67, Jan 2019. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqy086. PMID:30169764.

Diagnostic utility of fine- needle aspiration cytology of lesions involving bone

Yu GH, Maisel J, Frank R, Pukenas BA, Sebro R, Weber K. Diagn Cytopathol 45(7):608-613, Jul 2017. doi: 10.1002/dc.23735. Epub 2017 May 3. PMID: 28470965.

Primitive Neuro Ectodermal Tumor Arising in a Testicular Teratoma with Retroperitoneal Metastasis: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Hu G, Wang A, Wang X, Xia L, Taylor BL, Malkowicz SB, Lal P, Maisel JR. Urol Case Rep 13:39-41, Apr 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.eucr.2016.11.025. eCollection 2017 Jul. PMID: 28443239.


Low PASS is an effective tool for predicting non-metastatic pheochromocytomas

Maisel J, Fishbein L, Nathanson KL, LiVolsi V, Cohen DL, Montone KT.  USCAP Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2016.

Renal Arteriolar C4d deposition: A common characteristic of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation associated thrombotic microangiopathy

Laskin BL, Maisel J, Goebel J, Yin HJ, Luo G, Khoury JC, Davies SM and Jodele S. Transplantation 96(2):217-23, Jul 2013. doi: 10.1097/TP.0b013e31829807aa. PMID: 23698598; PMCID: PMC5654605.

Absence seizures associated with efavirenz initiation

Strehlau R, Martens L, Coovadia A, Dandara C, Norman J, Maisel J, Kuhn L, Abrams EJ. Pediatr Infect Dis J 30(11):1001-3, Nov 2011. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e318223b680. PMID: 21633320; PMCID: PMC3278073.