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Hematology LabThe hematology service provides complete evaluation of blood, bone marrow, lymph node and other tissue and fluids for lymphomas, leukemias, myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative disorders, anemia other blood disorders and immunodeficiency-related conditions. Our division includes faculty and staff with expertise in both anatomic and clinical pathology. We also have speciality expertise in the application of ancillary techniques including flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry and access to a large variety of fluorescence in situ hybridization probes, conventional cytogenetics and molecular tests.

Services are available in the following areas:

  • Bone marrow and peripheral smear examination
  • Flow cytometry
  • Hematopathology consultation
  • Hemoglobinopathy
  • Immunology
  • Molecular testing
  • Routine hematology
  • Routine and specialized coagulation

Educational opportunities include:


  • Plasma cell neoplasm
  • HIV-related lymphoma
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)


Sheila Zhao
Sheila Zhao, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Hematology

Medical Director, Coagulation

Contact Information

Location and General Inquiries
UC Irvine Health
Douglas Hospital, Room 3400
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868-4805
Phone: 714-456-5090
Fax: 714-456-3117

Pathology Requests and Reports
Phone: 714-456-5090

Sheila Zhao, MD, PhD

Phone: 714-456-8914

Phone: 714-456-6936

Laboratory Supervisor
Surinder Dhillon
Phone: 714-456-5090

Julie Tran
Phone: 714-456-5090


For more information, call 1-888-UCI-LABS (888-824-5227)