Portia A. Kreiger, M.D.

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Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Staff Pathologist, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Clinical Champion for Anatomic Pathology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Clinical Health Informatics
Division Chief, Anatomic Pathology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Room 5NW10 Main Building
324 S. 34th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2674267751
Fax: (215)590-1736
B.A. (Biology)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1997.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002.
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Description of Research Expertise

Quality improvement, Digital pathology, Clinical Innovation

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric pathology

Description of Other Expertise


Selected Publications

Kreiger PA, Ruchelli ED, Mahboubi S, Hedrick HL, Adzick NS, Russo P: Fetal pulmonary malformations: defining histopathology. Am J Surg Pathol 30(5): 643-9, May 2006.

Kreiger PA, Okada Y, Simon S, Rorke LB, Louis DN, Golden JA: Losses of chromosomes 1p and 19q are rare in pediatric oligodendrogliomas. Acta Neuropathol 109(4): 387-92, Apr 2005.

Kreiger PA, Ernst L, Alawi F, Russo P: Hamartomatous and other tongue lesions in children. Abstract 7 in Abstracts from the Paediatric Pathology Society & Society for Pediatric Pathology Joint Meeting, Tours, France, August 31–September 3, 2005. Pediatr Dev Pathol 9: 392-423, Sep 2006 Notes: oral platform presentation.

Kreiger PA, Judkins A, Russo PA, Biegel J, Wang L, Kozakewich H, Vujanic GM, Pawel B: INI1 protein loss in tumors with a non-rhabdoid phenotype. Abstract 34. Society for Pediatric Pathology Spring Meeting Feb 2006 Notes: poster.

Arabshahi B, Pollock AN, Sherry DD, Albert D, Kreiger P, Pessler F: Devic disease in a child with primary Sjogren syndrome. J Child Neurol 21(4): 285-6, Apr 2006.

Badilla AT, Kreiger PA, Schmitz KR, Ernst LM, Kaiser LR, Liechty KW: Wilms' tumor arising within a mediastinal teratoma. J Pediatr Surg 41(8): e1-5, Aug 2006.

Burnham JM, Kreiger PA, Paessler M, Kersun LS, Cron RQ: Picture of the month: anaplastic large cell lymphoma with hemophagocytosis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160(11): 1177-9, Nov 2006.

Pessler F, Monash B, Rettig P, Forbes B, Kreiger PA, Cron RQ: Sjogren syndrome in a child: favorable response of the arthritis to TNF-alpha blockade. Clin Rheumatol 25(5): 746-8, Sep 2006.

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