Dr. Christina Kovacs, MD

Program Director

Dr. Kovacs took over as the Program Director in April 2020. She is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with additional fellowship training in both Cytopathology and Head and Neck Pathology. She completed her residency training and fellowships at the University of Miami. She has published in pathology journals and authored book chapters. She has presented at regional and national meetings on head and neck pathology.

Core faculty

Dr. Iqbal Kapadia, MD

Dr. Kapadia is board certified in anatomic, clinical and cytopathology. He completed his training at Metro health medical center, Cleveland, Ohio; and has many years of experience teaching residents and fellows.

Dr. Xiangdong Bu, MD

Dr. Xiangdong Bu is a Pathology Specialist. He graduated with honors in 1982. Having more than 38 years of diverse experiences, especially in pathology, Dr. Xiangdong Bu affiliates with many hospitals including Brandon Regional Hospital, South Bay Hospital, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in medical group Integrated Regional Laboratories Pathology Services, LLC.

Teaching faculty

Dr. Renu Khode

Dr. Renu Khode is board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with additional fellowship training in both Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology. She completed her entire training at Baylor Scott and White Health, Texas. She served in private practice for many years.

Other core teaching faculty include:

  • Jeffrey Aufman, MD: AP, CP, Cytopathology and Renal Pathology
  • Jinli Liu, MD
  • Heather Signorelli, DO: Chief Laboratory Officer, Clinical Services Group
  • Shreyash Pandya MD: AP, CP and Hematopathology
  • Gary Youmans, MD