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Zhongren Zhou, MD, Pathology, New Brunswick, NJ, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital


Pathology New Brunswick, NJ

Cytopathology, Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology

Vice Chair and Director of Anatomic Pathology Professor Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

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  • I am board certified Cytopathology and AP and CP pathologist.

Education & Training

  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterSelective Pathology, 2007 - 2008
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Cytopathology, 2006 - 2007
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Boston University Medical CenterResidency, Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical, 2003 - 2006
  • Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/NorthwellResidency, Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical, 2002 - 2003
  • Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University
    Shanghai Medical College, Fudan UniversityPh.D., Neurobiology, 1990 - 1993
  • Capital University of Medical Science
    Capital University of Medical ScienceM.S., Human Anatomy, 1986 - 1989
  • Other
    OtherClass of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2008 - 2024
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2006 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2019 - 2020
  • American Board of Pathology Pathology - Anatomic/Pathology - Clinical
  • American Board of Pathology Cytopathology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CAPA Award 2011
  • Guang-Hua Award 1992
  • Annual Science Festival Award Shanghai Medical University, 1992

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Clinical Impact of Tumor-infiltrating Inflammatory Cells in Primary Small Cell Esophageal Carcinoma  
    Y. Zhang, H. Ren, Z. Ning, Y. Zhuang, J. Gan, L. Wang, S. Chen, Z. Zhou, H. Zhu, D. Tan, H. Zhang, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 1/1/2014
  • Enteric Bacterial Protein AvrA Promotes Colonic Tumorigenesis and Activates Colonic Beta-catenin Signaling Pathway  
    J. Sun, R. Lu, S. Wu, Y. Zhang, Y. Xia, X. Liu, Y. Zheng, H. Chen, KL Schaefer, Z. Zhou, M. Bissonnette, and L. Li, Oncogene, 1/1/2014
  • Case Report: Different Metastatic Components from Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma in Mediastinal and Neck Lymph Nodes Simultaneously Diagnosed by FNA  
    Costaldi M, Z Zhou, Diagnostic Cytopathology, 6/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising In a Peri-coccygeal Epithelial Inclusion Cyst with Adjacent Benign Notochordal Cell Tumor: First Case Report
    Lopez L., MD, Schoeninger L., Z. Zhou, CAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, 10/1/2012
  • Does Immunohistochemical Subtyping of Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma in Fine Needle Aspiration Play a Similar Role as in Surgical Resection Tissue?
    Brooke RK, Zachary JS, Donna KR, Thomas AB, Haodong X, Zhou Z, American Society of Cytopathology, 59th Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 1/1/2011
  • Cyclin E Amplification and over Expression in Esophageal Carcinoma and Dysplasia by SNP Microarray and Immunohistochemisty Studies
    Ye J, S. Bandla, Y. Xia, D. Tan, J. Peters, T. Godfrey, Zhou, Z, USCAP Annual Meeting, San Antonio, 1/1/2011
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  • Biomarkers of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma and Precancerous Lesion, Grand Round 
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Rochester - 4/1/2014
  • Carbonic Anhydrase IX is Not a Prognostic Marker in Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, Instead it is a Unique Marker to Differentiate Squamous Cell Carcinoma from Adenocarcinoma 
  • Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy and the Diagnostic Yield of Cytology and Concurrent Surgical Pathology Specimens 
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  • member, ASC Research and Current Concepts Committee 2013 - 2017
  • Member, NCI TCGA GI committee 2012 - 2015

Other Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Hospital Affiliations