Jalal Badie Jalaly, MBBS, MS

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Jalal Badie Jalaly, MBBS, MS, of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, collaborates in the care of patients treated by the Pediatric Thyroid Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Head and neck, Endocrine, Cytopathology
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBS - College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Medicine & Surgery - King Khalid U. Hospital, King Abdulaziz Military Hospital, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Fahad Medical City, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Pathology - Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO


Surgical Pathology - Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Cytopathology - University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Clinical Pathology – American Board of Pathology
Cytopathology – American Board of Pathology

Graduate Degree

MS in Science & Biotechnology - Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY

Additional Training

Research Post Doc - Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Albany, NY

Titles and Academic Titles


Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Oropharyngeal HPV-related squamous cell carcinoma




Brody RM, Shimunov D, Cohen RB, Lin A, Lukens JN, Hartner L, Aggarwal C, Duvvuri U, Montone KT, Jalaly JB, LiVolsi VA, Carey RM, Shanti RM, Rajasekaran K, Chalian AA, Rassekh CH, Cannady SB, Newman JG, O'Malley BW, Weinstein GS, Gimotty PA, Basu D. A benchmark for oncologic outcomes and model for lethal recurrence risk after transoral robotic resection of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers. Oral Oncology 127():, 2022.


Tong CCL, Koptyra M, Raman P, Rathi KS, Choudhari N, Lin X, Seckar T, Wei Z, Kohanski MA, O'Malley BW, Cohen NA, Kennedy DW, Adappa ND, Robertson ES, Baranov E, Kuan EC, Papagiannopoulos P, Jalaly JB, Feldman MD, Storm PB, Resnick AC, Palmer JN. Targeted gene expression profiling of inverted papilloma and squamous cell carcinoma. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 12(2): 200-209, 2021.

Jia MR, Baran JA, Bauer AJ, Isaza A, Surrey LF, Bhatti T, McGrath C, Jalaly J, Mostoufi-Moab S, Adzick NS, Kazahaya K, Sisko L, Franco AT, Escobar FA, Krishnamurthy G, Patel T, Baloch Z. Utility of Fine-Needle Aspirations to Diagnose Pediatric Thyroid Nodules. Hormone research in paediatrics, 2021, PMID:34469888.

Talwar A, Jalaly JB. Cystadenoma. Pathology Outlines, 2021.


Jalaly JB, Farahani SJ, Baloch ZW. The Milan system for reporting salivary gland cytopathology: A comprehensive review of the literature. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 48(10): 880-9, 2020.

Jalaly JB, Baloch ZW. Hürthle Cell Neoplasms of the Thyroid: An Algorithmic Approach to Pathologic Diagnosis in Light of Molecular Advances. Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology 37(5): 234-242, 2020.

Song SJ, Jalaly JB. Correlation of p16 Immunostaining in Cell Blocks with Corresponding Tissue Specimens for Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Oropharynx. Cytopathology. 32(1): 100-7, 2020.

Weinstein GS, Cohen R, Lin A, O'Malley Jr BW, Lukens J, Swisher‐McClure S, Shanti RM, Newman JG, Parhar HS, Tasche K, Brody RM. Penn Medicine Head and Neck Cancer Service Line COVID‐19 management guidelines. Head & Neck. 42(7): 1507-15, 2020.

Soldatova L, Rassekh CH, Baloch ZW, Jalaly JB, Sedora‐Roman NI, Loevner LL, Cognetti DM, Witt RL, Dulguerov P. Salivary gland disease in the era of COVID‐19 pandemic. Head & Neck. 42 (6): 1339-43., 2020.

Song SJ, Jalaly JB. p16 immunohistochemistry in cell blocks and tissue specimens in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: A correlation study. InLABORATORY INVESTIGATION. NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP 100(1): 428-429, 2020.

Awards and Honors

2019, Pathology Outlines Best Chapter Award

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2019-present, Endocrine Pathology Society
2019-present, North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology
2012-present, College of American Pathologists
2012-present, American Society of Cytology
2012-present, American Society for Clinical Pathology
2012-present, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology