Dr. Xinhai Robert Zhang is an AP/NP board certified neuropathologist. He holds memberships of the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), American Association of neuropathologists (AANP), and Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA). He studied medicine at the Fourth Military Medical University in China, and finished his residency training in anatomic pathology at Loma Linda University of California followed by the fellowship training in neuropathology at University of California Los Angeles. His research experiences include PhD study of Immunology at Fourth Military Medical University in China, study of Molecular Immunology at Oxford University in UK, study of Cancer Immunology at Newcastle University in Australia, as well as study of Neuroscience at Laboratory of Neuroimaging at UCLA in California. He has published 30 plus journal articles and co-authored 4 book chapters.


Neuropathology, University of California, Los Angeles
Anatomic pathology, Loma Linda University
MD and PhD
The Fourth Military Medical University, China

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Neuropathology, Autopsy, and Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Pathology.


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  • Zhang X, Kelaria S, Kerstetter J, Wang J. The functional and prognostic implications of regulatory T cells in colorectal carcinoma. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2015 Jun; 6(3): 307-313.
  • Lei L, Zhang H, Zhang X, Lonser R, Thompson K, Raza A. Consensus and Conflict in Invasive Micropapillary Carcinoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2016 Apr; 7(Suppl 1): S55-S61.
  • Zhang D, Way JS, Zhang X, Sergey M, Bergsneider M, Wang MB, Yong WH, Heaney AP. Effect of Everolimus in Treatment of Aggressive Prolactin-Secreting Pituitary Adenomas. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019;104(6):1929-1936.
  • Chan J, Magaki S, Zhang XR, Chin C, Greenspan S, Linetsky M, Kattar M, Vinters HV. Intravascular carcinomatosis of the brain: a report of two cases. Brain Tumor Pathology. 2020; 37(3):118-125.
  • Zhang XR, Zhang T, Huard LL, Villablanca JP, Vinters HV. Fatal intracranial hemorrhage from brain AVM in a 7-week-old infant: case report and recent literature review. Childs Nerv Syst. 2020; 36(7):1563-1568.
  • Zhang XR, Agarwal I, Jing J, Cheng L, Scaria G, Latef M, Gattuso P. Hypercoagulopathy as a severe long-term complication of post SARS-CoV-19 infection. Human Pathology Reports 2022; 27: 300595