Portia A. Kreiger, MD

Portia A. Kreiger, MD

Portia A. Kreiger, MD, is an attending pathologist and Director of Operations in the Division of Anatomic Pathology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Anatomic Pathology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Pathology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Anatomic Pathology
Pediatric Pathology

Titles and Academic Titles

Staff Pathologist

Director of Operations, Anatomic Pathology

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Victoria T, Srinivasan AS, Pogoriler J, Kreiger PA, Laje P, Oliver ER, Danzer E, Johnson AM, Moldenhauer JS, Peranteau WH, Adzick NS. The rare solid fetal lung lesion with T2-hypointense components: prenatal imaging findings with postnatal pathological correlation. Pediatr Radiol. 2018 Jul 14; PMID: 30008034

2015

Rood LE, Rao S, Paessler M, Kreiger PA, Chu N, Stelekati E, Wherry EJ, Behrens EM: ST2 contributes to T cell hyperactivation and fatal hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in mice. Blood 127(4): 426-35, January 2016 Notes: Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Mitchell CA, Kreiger P, Goff C, Shah UK: Pediatric foreign body aspiration: A nidus for Aspergillus colonization. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 79(6): 938-940, June 2015.

Rodriguez E, Sakowski L, Hobson GM, Armani MH, Kreiger PA, Zhu Y, Waldman SA, Shaffer TH: Plp1 gene duplication inhibits airway responsiveness and induces lung inflammation. Pulm Pharmacol Ther 30: 22-31, Feb 2015.

Lieberman S, Kreiger P, Koretzky G: Reversible lacrimal gland-protective regulatory T cell dysfunction underlies male-specific autoimmune dacryoadenitis in the nonobese diabetic mouse model of Sjogren syndrome. Immunology 145(2): 8, Jan 2015.

2013

Interferon-γ mediates anemia but is dispensable for fulminant toll-like receptor 9-induced macrophage activation syndrome and hemophagocytosis in mice. Canna SW, Wrobel J, Chu N, Kreiger PA, Paessler M, Behrens EM. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jul;65(7):1764-75.

2011

Repeated TLR9 stimulation results in macrophage activation syndrome-like disease in mice. Behrens EM, Canna SW, Slade K, Rao S, Kreiger PA, Paessler M, Kambayashi T, Koretzky GA. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jun;121(6):2264-77.

Not all hemophagocytes are created equally: appreciating the heterogeneity of the hemophagocytic syndromes. Behrens EM, Canna SW, Slade K, Rao S, Kreiger PA, Paessler M, Kambayashi T, Koretzky GA. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jun;121(6):2264-77.

Awards and Honors

2016, Good Safety Catch, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2005, Gordon L. Vawter Pathologist in Training Award, Society for Pediatric Pathology/Paediatric Pathology Society Fall 2005 Joint Meeting (Tours, France)

2002, Jesse H. Frank, M.D. Prize in Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Ad-hoc Reviewer

2015-present, International Journal of Surgical Pathology

2014-present, Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, Official Journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, Anatomic Pathology Representative, Intraoperative Lab Orders Assessment Project, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2017-present, Member, Medical Staff Bylaws Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2017-present, Member, Neuropathology faculty search committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2017-present, Member, Neuropathology faculty search committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2016-present, Member, Executive Quality Team, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2015-present, Member, Operative Invasive/Non-invasive Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2015-present, Member, Medical Staff Bylaws Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2015-present, Member, Clinical Quality Improvement Committee of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

International

2015-present, Children's Oncology Group

2004-present, Society for Pediatric Pathology

2002-present, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

National

2008-present, College of American Pathologists