Vinodh Pillai, MD, PhD Vinodh Pillai, MD, PhD, is a hematopathologist with the Hematopathology Laboratory at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Medical SchoolMBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, India ResidencyAnatomic and Clinical Pathology - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA FellowshipPost-doctoral fellow of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society - UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Hematopathology - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA Board CertificationAllergy and ImmunologyAnatomic and Clinical Pathology and HematologyGraduate DegreePhD - University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Titles and Academic Titles HematopathologistAssistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services HematopathologyDivision of Anatomic Pathology Publications Papers2013 Pillai,V., Cibas, E., Dorfman, D.M.: Flow cytometry is highly sensitive for the detection of malignant epithelial cells in effusions. Am J Clin Pathol 139(5): 672-81, May 2013. Pillai,V., Pozdnyakova, O., Charest, K., Li, B., Shahsafaei, A., and D.M: CD200 flow cytometric assessment and semi-quantitative immunohistochemical staining distinguishes hairy cell leukemia from hairy cell leukemia variant and other B cell lymphoproliferative disorders. Am J Clin Pathol 140(4): 536-543, Oct 2013. BooksJon C. Aster, Olga Pozdnyakova, Jeffrey L. Kutok: Hematopathology High- Yield Pathology Series. Saunders Elsevier, June 19 2013. Awards and Honors 2013, Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award from the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists 2012, BWH Biomedical Research Institute Microgrant Award 2007, Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Travel Award 2007, Eliot Goldings Award for the Best Graduating Student in Immunology 2005, Top 5 Poster Award in GSO Poster Competition Leadership and Memberships Memberships in professional organizations 2013-present, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists 2011-2013, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. We are committed to true transparency. However, to ensure the comments are fair and correctly attributed, we review each one before posting to the website. We exclude entire comments that disclose patient's protected health information, are off-topic, or include other confidential or inappropriate content. Comments will appear on provider bios only if providers have a minimum number of comments. Comments are shared internally for education purposes to ensure that we are doing our very best for the patients and families for whom we are privileged to care. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.