Kudakwashe Chikwava, MBBCh

Kudakwashe Chikwava, MBBCh, is an attending pathologist in the Division of Anatomic Pathology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Histiocytic disorders
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MBBCh - University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe


    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Children's Hospital of Boston, Boston, MA

    Board Certification

    Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    Pediatric Pathology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Pathologist

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications


    Eftekhari K, Chikwava KR, Katowitz WR. Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation Leading to Unilateral Blindness Over a 2-Day Presentation in a Child. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep 20. Read abstract.

    Bersenev A, Wu C, Balcerek J, Jing J, Kundu M, Blobel GA, Chikwava KR, Tong W. Lnk constrains myeloproliferative diseases in mice. J Clin Invest. 2010 Jun 1;120(6):2058-69. doi: 10.1172/JCI42032. Epub 2010 May 10. Read abstract.

    Lohr NJ, Molleston JP, Strauss KA, Torres-Martinez W, Sherman EA, Squires RH, Rider NL, Chikwava KR, Cummings OW, Morton DH, Puffenberger EG. Human ITCH E3 ubiquitin ligase deficiency causes syndromic multisystem autoimmune disease. Am J Hum Genet. 2010 Mar 12;86(3):447-53. Epub 2010 Feb 18. Read abstract.

    Yu DC, Javid PJ, Chikwava KR, Kozakewich HP, Debiec-Rychter M, Lillehei CW, Weldon CB. Mesenteric lipoblastoma presenting as a segmental volvulus. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Feb;44(2):e25-8. Read abstract.