Xiaofeng Zhao, MD, PhD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Pathologist

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology)
  • American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology)

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



Office Locations


One Cooper Plaza
(for GPS use 246 S 6th St)
Camden , NJ 08103
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Medical SchoolMD - Medical College of Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Medical SchoolPhD - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
ResidencyPathology - Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipSurgical Pathology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
FellowshipCytopathology - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY


  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • College of American Pathologists
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists

Awards and Honors

  • Scholarly Achievement Award - Temple University Hospital, 2019, 2020


Scott JH, Bains APS, Lindsay TD, Zhao X, Bromberg ME. Severe Type B Lactic Acidosis in a Rare and Aggressive HIV-Related Lymphoma. Case Rep Crit Care. 2019 Aug 20;2019:4642925. doi: 10.1155/2019/4642925. PMID: 31531244; PMCID: PMC6721109.

Pei J, Zhao X, Patchefsky AS, Flieder DB, Talarchek JN, Testa JR, Wei S. Clinical application of RNA sequencing in sarcoma diagnosis: An institutional experience. Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Jun;98(25):e16031. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000016031. PMID: 31232935; PMCID: PMC6636967.

Zhao X, Yoon EJ, Zantah M, Alsammak M. Discoloration of plasma associated with Atovaquone in therapeutic plasma exchange. J Clin Apher. 2019 Aug;34(4):480-481. doi: 10.1002/jca.21682. Epub 2018 Dec 30. PMID: 30597613.

Goldbach AR, Hava S, Caroline D, Zhao X, Bains A, Pascarella S. Rosai-Dorfman disease of the breast: A potential marker of systemic disease. Breast J. 2019 Jan;25(1):134-137. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13169. Epub 2018 Nov 28. PMID: 30488580.

Hota P, Patel T, Zhao X, Jhala N, Agosto O. A Rare Multifocal Pattern of Type 2 Autoimmune Pancreatitis with Negative IgG4: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall That May Mimic Multifocal Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Case Rep Gastroenterol. 2018 Feb 6;12(1):46-55. doi: 10.1159/000486443. PMID: 29681791; PMCID: PMC5903122.

Hota P, Dass C, Kumaran M, Zhao X, Jhala N, Simpson S. Rapidly progressing lepidic pulmonary metastases from a treated poorly differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma demonstrating new pathologic features of cholangiocarcinoma: A potential diagnostic pitfall that may mimic pneumonia. Radiol Case Rep. 2018 Feb 3;13(2):336-342. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2018.01.008. PMID: 29904468; PMCID: PMC6000012.

Hota P, Patel TN, Zhao X, Schneider C, Agosto O. A Rare Case of Penile Metastases as a Harbinger of Primary Pulmonary Adenosquamous Carcinoma. Case Rep Radiol. 2018 Mar 26;2018:8361368. doi: 10.1155/2018/8361368. PMID: 29785317; PMCID: PMC5892242.

Fan H, Zhao X, Sun S, Luo M, Guan JL. Function of focal adhesion kinase scaffolding to mediate endophilin A2 phosphorylation promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and mammary cancer stem cell activities in vivo. J Biol Chem. 2013 Feb 1;288(5):3322-33. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M112.420497. Epub 2012 Dec 19. PMID: 23255596; PMCID: PMC3561552.

Luo M, Zhao X, Chen S, Liu S, Wicha MS, Guan JL. Distinct FAK activities determine progenitor and mammary stem cell characteristics. Cancer Res. 2013 Sep 1;73(17):5591-602. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-1351. Epub 2013 Jul 5. PMID: 23832665; PMCID: PMC3766468.

Zhao X, Guan JL. Focal adhesion kinase and its signaling pathways in cell migration and angiogenesis. Adv Drug Deliv Rev. 2011 Jul 18;63(8):610-5. doi: 10.1016/j.addr.2010.11.001. Epub 2010 Nov 29. PMID: 21118706; PMCID: PMC3132829.

Zhao X, Peng X, Sun S, Park AY, Guan JL. Role of kinase-independent and -dependent functions of FAK in endothelial cell survival and barrier function during embryonic development. J Cell Biol. 2010 Jun 14;189(6):955-65. doi: 10.1083/jcb.200912094. Epub 2010 Jun 7. PMID: 20530207; PMCID: PMC2886345.