The Faculty of the Department of Pathology consists of 12 full-time physicians holding academic appointments with the UCLA School of Medicine, an active group of associated pathologists with clinical teaching appointments with the UCLA School of Medicine, and Ph.D. microbiologist, molecular biologist and clinical chemist.

The Department has 10 clerical staff and 130 laboratory technicians and technical staff.  The computer Hospital Information System is integrated into the primary reporting process of both Clinical and Anatomic Pathology specimens; a wide variety of computer-based Pathology educational materials are provided on site for resident use and access to Internet educational resources is provided.

Holli Mason, M.D.
Holli Mason, M.D.Department Chair; Blood Bank Attending


Rachel Finck Rangwala, M.D.
Rachel Finck Rangwala, M.D.Program Director; Blood Bank Attending


Samuel French, M.D.
Samuel French, M.D.Head GI Pathology and EM


Luciano Barajas, M.D.
Luciano Barajas, M.D.Renal, Endocrine and Pediatric Pathology


Marcia E. Cornford, M.D., PhD.
Marcia E. Cornford, M.D., PhD.Head, Neuropathology


Paul C. Fu, PhD
Paul C. Fu, PhDHead, Clinical Biochemistry


Ping Ji, M.D.
Ping Ji, M.D.Head, Head and Neck Pathology; Gyn Attending


Laron McPhaul, M.D.
Laron McPhaul, M.D.Chief, Anatomic Pathology; Co-Director, Molecular Pathology; Head, GYN Pathology


Shi-Kaung Peng, M.D., PhD
Shi-Kaung Peng, M.D., PhDHead, Cardiovascular Pathology, Dermatopathology and Surgical Pathology


Rose J. Venegas, M.D.
Rose J. Venegas, M.D.Head, Cytopathology; Head, Breast Pathology


Tam Van, PhD
Tam Van, PhDHead, Microbiology


Xin Qing, M.D.
Xin Qing, M.D.Head, Hematopathology


Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Los Angeles Society of Pathology

2011 Samuel W. French, MD
2008 Nora C.J. Sun, MD