Yurong Wheeler


Yurong Wheeler, M.D. , Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Phone: (423) 431-1357
Fax: (423) 431-1385

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Ph.D.
Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China, M.D., M.S.                       

The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cytopathology Fellowship
The University of Missouri – Columbia, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Board certified
Cytopathology Board certified

Clinic Focus:  
Fine Needle Aspiration, Skin tumor, Blood Bank

Research Interests:
Fine Needle Aspiration, Molecular Pathology

Selected Publications:

1) Wheeler YY, Kute TE, Willingham MC, Chen SY, Sane DC.  Intrabody-based strategies for inhibition of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2: effects on apoptosis, cell growth and angiogenesis. FASEB J.  2003 Sep; 17:1733-1735.

2) Wheeler YY, Chen SY, Sane DC.  Intrabody and intrakine strategies for molecular therapy.  Mol Ther. 2003 Sep; 8: 355-366.

3) Wheeler YY, Russo P, Carter GA,  Lababidi Z, Luger AM, and Tobias JD.  Tetralogy of Fallot, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Down’s syndrome: a rare and challenging combination.  Pediatr Dev Pathol  2006 9(4):307-311.

4) Wheeler YY, Wheeler GL, Diaz-Arias A, and Anders AR.  Metastatic Renal cell carcinoma within a Hepatic Focal Nodular Hyperplasia: a Case Report and Review of Literature. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, 2009; 2(2): 190-193.  Epub 2008 June 2009.

5) Wheeler YY, Burroughs FH, and Li QK. Fine Needle Aspiration of a Well-differentiated Papillary Mesothelioma in the Inguinal Hernia Sac: a Case Report and Review of Literature. Diagnostic Cytopathology, 2009;37 (10): 784-754.

6) Wheeler YY, Stoll LM, Sheth S, and Li QK  Metastatic signet ring cell carcinoma presenting as a thyroid nodule: Report of a case with fine-needle aspiration cytology.  Diagn Cytopathology,  2010 Aug;38(8):597-602. 

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