Rowena E. Velilla


Rowena E. Velilla, MD

Clinical Associate Professor
Phone: 423-979-3578



Education:  
BS, Medical Technology, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
MD, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines


Training:
Residency:  Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ
Oncologic Surgical Pathology Fellowship:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Hematopathology Fellowship:  Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT


Certification:  
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Hematopathology, American Board of Pathology


Clinic Focus:  
Hematopathology and Surgical Pathology



Selected Publications:

Al-Abbadi MA, Hamati AK, Velilla R, Nelson DM. Cytoplasmic vacuoles can occur as an artifact in small cell carcinoma smears. Diagnostic  Cytopathology 2010 Apr;38(4):310-2.

McElroy C, Velilla R, Chaudhary H, Al-Abbadi MA. Fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma in a lymph node involved with small lymphocytic lymphoma: case report and review of the literature. Diagnostic Cytopathology2009 Jan;37(1):48-50.

Lara JF, Young SM, Velilla RE, Santoro EJ, Templeton SF. The relevance of occult axillary micrometastasis in ductal carcinoma in situ: a clinicopathologic study with long-term follow-up. Cancer. 2003 Nov 15;98(10):2105-13.