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Christina Kong

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Surgical Pathology 300 Pasteur Dr H2110 MC 5243 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-7211 Fax (650) 725-7409
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Alternate Contact
    Darlene Washington Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-725-0405
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Anatomic/Clinical Pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Gynecologic & Breast Pathology
  • Head & Neck Pathology

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor - Med Center Line, Pathology

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Cytopathology Laboratory (2006 - present)
  • Director, Cytopathology Fellowship (2003 - present)
  • Acting Director, Cytopathology Laboratory (2004 - 2005)
  • Associate Director, Cytopathology Laboratory (2002 - 2003)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Pathology, American Board of Pathology (2014)
Internship: Univ of California San Francisco CA (1993)
Residency: UCSF Medical Center CA (1999)
Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center CA (1998)
Residency: UCSF Medical Center CA (1996)
Board Certification: Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology (1999)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Improving the accuracy of cytologic diagnosis through refining diagnostic criteria and the use of ancillary techniques (e.g. immunoperoxidase stains, flow cytometry, in situ hybridization, PCR) on specimens obtained by the minimally invasive technique of fine needle aspiration biopsy.

Identifying potential indicators of prognosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.

Evaluating the utility of immunohistochemical stains in refining the diagnosis of squamous dysplasia of the cervix, vulva, and head and neck.


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