Anna M. Moran, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Chair of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Contact InformationPenn Presbyterian Medical Center
Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
51 North 39th Street, Suite W-542
Philadelphia, PA 19104


Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology


MD (Doctor of Medicine), Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, 2000

Specialty Certification

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Board Certification, 2008
American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology Board Certification, 2010
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology & Cytopathology Recertification, 2017

Postgraduate Training

Intern, Internal Medicine, Penn State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA., 2002-2003
Resident, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology , Penn State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,
Hershey, PA., 2003-2007
Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, Penn State University/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 2006-2007
Fellow, Cytopathology, Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, PA., 2008-2009

Awards and Honors

American Medial Association-Resident and Fellow Section (AMA-RFS) Legislative Internship Award, 2004
College of American Pathologists (CAP) Training in Technology Award, awarded financial support for one month dermatopathology rotation at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation hospital, August 2005., 2005
Physician in Training Award for Best Poster Presentation, American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP) Annual Meeting. Poster Title: "Correlation of Basal Cell Carcinoma Growth Pattern with Actinic Damage". October 2005., 2005
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) Donald Kind West Fellowship Award, 1 month visiting fellowship a the AFIP in Oral Pathology, December 2005, 2005
ASCP's TOP 5 of the "40 under 40", 2014
ASCP "40 Under 40" Award: Recognizes 40 pathologists, pathology residents and laboratory professionals under age 40 who have made significant contributions to the profession and stand out as the future of laboratory leadership., 2014

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Medical Association, 2002 - 2007
Pennsylvania Medical Society (PMS), 2002 - 2005
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists, 2003 - 2009
College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2003 - 2014
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2003 - 2017
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2005 - 2009
American Society of Cytopathology, 2008 - 2010
Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2008 - 2010
Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, 2012 - 2014
State Board of Medicine, Pennsylvania, 2017 - 2019
Federation of State Medical Boards, 2017 - Present
American Association of Physician Leaders (AAPL), 2020 - Present

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Selected Publications

Gazing into the Crystal Ball: Calciphylaxis causing ocular ischemia, crystalline retinopathy and ischemic optic neuropathy.

Cherayil N, Scoles D, Moran A, Elder D, Tamhankar M., NANOS: North American Neuro-Opthalmology Society Annual Meeting. Amelia Island, Florida. 41(2): e212-e214, 2021

Cold-Stored Whole Blood: A Better Method of Trauma Resuscitation?

Hazelton J, Cannon J, Zatorski C, San Roman J, Moore S, Young A, Subramanian M, Guzman J, Fogt F, Moran A, Gaughan J, Seamon M, Porter J., Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 87(5): 1035-1041, 2019, PMID:31389912

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Atypical Intramucosal Melanocytic Cell Proliferation in Colorectal Mucosa

Bin Z, Strauss R, Moran A, Zhang P, Xu X., American Journal of Clinical Pathology 150(Issue suppl_1): S17, 2018

Ameloblastic Fibro-Odontoma of the Maxilla in a Pierre-Robin Sequence Patient.

Kufta K, Kang S, Alawi F, Moran A, Panchal N., Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 36(5): 416-422, 2017

A Case of Cholestasis Associated with Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Administration.

Barrosse-Antle M, Manickavasagen H, Moran A, Jaeger, R., Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC., 2017

Resurgence of Viral Load and the Incidence of Kaposi's Sarcoma.

Sandora M, Malay S, Marder B, Kaikis A, Brownell W, Moran A., ACFAS (American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons) Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada., 2017

Improving Troponin Turnaround Time in the Laboratory.

Moran A, Reynolds R, McMullen A, et al., ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL., 2014

Intravascular Lymphoma diagnosed in a patient who presented with C. Difficile Colitis.

Arriola A, Moran A, Frank D., ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL., 2014

Sevelemar Crystals in patient with Severe Erosive Esophagitis and Multiple Superficial Ulceration in the Duodenum.

Moran A, Hoops T, Fogt F, ASCP 2014 Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL., 2014

Traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the superficial temporal artery: a histopathologic report.

Moran AM, Aleman TS, Gausas RE, Fogt F, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 29(5): 126-8, 2013, PMID:23235516

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