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Pathologists

Expertise You Can Trust

To help our clients provide the best possible care for their patients, our results are backed by a pathology staff that has the broad-range expertise and real-world experience to bring invaluable insights to even the most difficult cases.

Our medical directorship is provided by Valley Pathologists, Inc. Valley Pathologists is well-known throughout the medical community for its talented team and quality of its services.
 

Pathologists

  • Rebecca R. Balaj, M.D. Undergraduate: The University of Akron, BS/MD six-year program (cum laude) Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University, MD, 1991 Residency: Akron City Hospital (Summa Health System) Certification: The American Board of Pathology, AP/CP - 1996 Licensure: Ohio
  • Ronald C. Chiu, M.D. Undergraduate: School of Medical Technology; Cebu Doctors’ College, Allied Med Sciences (Dean’s List) -1995. Medical School: Cebu Doctors’ College of Medicine (cum laude) - 1999. Residency and Fellowship: Pathology Residency, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (Chief Resident). Hematopathology Fellowship, Indiana University – Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana. Certification: Certified Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) – 2000, American Board of Pathology AP/CP – 2005, Hematology – 2006. Licensure: Kentucky, Ohio

  • Melissa A. Grilliot, M.D. Undergraduate: The Ohio State University, (magna cum laude) BS Biology, 2003. Medical School: Wright State University School of Medicine, MD, 2008. Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 2008 - 2012. Gastrointestinal/Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic Pathology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Certification: American Board of Pathology AP/CP - 2012. Licensure: Ohio, Pennsylvania. 
  • Daniel L. Hood, M.D. Undergraduate: The Ohio State University, (cum laude) BS, 1981 Medical School: Wright State University School of Medicine, MD, 1985 Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Ohio (1990) Certification: American Board of Pathology, AP/CP - 1990; Hematopathology -1996 Licensure: Ohio
  • Carlos N. Machicao, M.D. Undergraduate/Medical School: Universidad Mayor de San Andres (Valedictorian) - La Paz, Bolivia -1981.Residency and Fellowship: Anatomic Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, (Chief Resident) - 1989, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland Institute of Pathology -1990 Cytopathology Fellow, Lankenau Hospital - 1991. Certification: Certified Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) – 1983, FLEX – 1989, American Board of Pathology AP/CP – 1991, Cytopathology – 1992.  Licensure: Bolivia (permanent), Ohio.

  • Benjamin L. McCalip, M.D. Undergraduate: Texas State University - San Marcos, TX, BS, Biology 1995 (summa cum laude). Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, MD, 2001. Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine. Fellowships: Oncologic Surgical Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Cytopathology, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Licensure: Ohio
  • Chris David Rolitsky, M.D. Undergraduate: Harvard College, AB (cum laude), 1989 Medical School: Ohio State University, MD (cum laude), 1999 Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1999-2003 Certification: American Board of Pathology, AP/CP - 2003 Licensure: Ohio
  • M. Atef Shrit, M.D. Medical School: Medical College of Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria - 1979 Residency and Fellowship: Wright State University, Miami Valley Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Ohio; Loyola, Chicago; National Institute of Health Certification: American Board of Pathology, AP/CP - 1988; Hematopathology -1990 Licensure: Ohio, Illinois
  • Allen Stephens, D.O. Undergraduate: Texas Tech University, BS, Exercise and Sports Sciences, 1992. Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, 2002. Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Fellowship: Surgical Pathology, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine. Certification: American Board of Pathology, AP. American Osteopathic Board of Pathology, CP. Licensure: Texas, Kentucky, Tennessee.
  • Thomas Mark Wallace, M.D. Undergraduate: Miami University, Microbiology (cum laude) 1980; Univ. of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, M.T. degree – June 1981 Medical School: St. Louis University, (summa cum laude), May 1986 Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation Certification: American Board of Pathology, AP/CP - 1991, Cytopathology - 1996 Licensure: Ohio
  • Luke Wibowo, M.D. Undergraduate: Diponegoro University/Dr. Kariadi General Hospital, Semarang, Indonesia Medical School: Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia MD - 1981 Residency: SUNY, Health Science Center at Brooklyn/Kings County Hospital; SUNY, Health Science Centers at Syracuse; and University of Cincinnati Certification: American Board of Pathology, AP/CP -1995 Licensure: Ohio