Dr. Zahra Maleki is an assistant professor of pathology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include surgical pathology and cytopathology. Her priority as a clinician and pathologist is to serve the patients by performing both fine needle aspirations and on site evaluations of specimen adequacy, and providing an accurate, timely diagnosis. She teaches and mentors fellows, residents, and students at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
She received her medical degree from Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She performed her first fellowship at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in pathology and a second fellowship in cytopathology at the University of Miami.
Dr. Maleki's research interests include head/neck and lung neoplasms. She is investigating the role of human papilloma virus (HPV) in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.
She is board-certified in anatomical pathology, clinical pathology and cytopathology. She has published papers in surgical pathology and cytopathology.