Zhang Promotion Announced

Xuefeng Zhang, MD PhD

Xuefeng Zhang, MD PhD has recently been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Pathology.  Dr. Zhang received his MD from China Medical University, Shenyang, China in 1995.  He subsequently pursued residency training in the Department of Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China from 1995-1998, and obtained a PhD from the same institution in 2002.  From 2003-2008, he was a research fellow in the Department of Pathology and Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School, serving as Instructor in his final year; he was awarded in institutional research grant with this position, but instead elected to pursue clinical training.  He subsequently completed residency in pathology (2008-2012) and a fellowship in gastrointestinal pathology (2012-2012) at the University of Chicago.  Dr. Zhang was appointed Assistant Professor of Pathology at Duke in 2013.  He is certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

The central focus of Dr. Zhang’s diagnostic practice and research has been in the area of neoplasms and preneoplastic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas.  In addition, he has a keen (and interrelated) interest in inflammatory disorders, particularly IgG4 inflammatory disease.  He has published extensively in these areas, serving in the process as a mentor to at least a half dozen trainees with whom he has written manuscripts that are already published, in press, or in preparation. Please join me in congratulating Dr. Zhang on his promotion.

Jiaoti Huang, MD PhD
Chairman, Department of Pathology