Zhichun Lu, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Zhichun Lu


Dr. Zhichun Lu obtained her Medical Degree from Inner Mongolia Medical University and her Master of Science degree in Pathology from Capital Medical University and Beijing Tongren Hospital in China. She then received residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan in 2018 and followed by a fellowship in genitourinary pathology at University of Michigan. She joined Boston Medical Center in 2019 and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine.

Dr. Zhichun Lu is board certified by the American Board Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. She is also a member of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), United States and Canadian Academy of Pathologists (USCAP), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), and the International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP). In addition to her primary role as a surgical pathologist, Dr. Lu retains her interest in genitourinary pathology with research interests focusing on prostate cancer and renal cell neoplasms.


  • Capital Medical University, MS
  • Inner Mongolia Medical University, MB


  • Published on 12/15/2023

    Jacoba IM, Lu Z. Hereditary papillary renal cell carcinoma. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2024 Jan; 41(1):28-31. PMID: 38135585.

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  • Published on 10/4/2019

    Lu Z, Williamson SR, Carskadon S, Arachchige PD, Dhamdhere G, Schultz DS, Stricker H, Peabody JO, Jeong W, Chitale DA, Bismar TA, Rogers CG, Menon M, Gupta NS, Palanisamy N. Clonal evaluation of early onset prostate cancer by expression profiling of ERG, SPINK1, ETV1, and ETV4 on whole-mount radical prostatectomy tissue. Prostate. 2020 01; 80(1):38-50. PMID: 31584209.

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  • Published on 7/18/2018

    Lu Z, Al-Obaidy K, Cheng L, Perry KD, Grignon DJ, Williamson SR. Immunohistochemical characteristics of renomedullary interstitial cell tumor: a study of 41 tumors with emphasis on differential diagnosis of mesenchymal neoplasms. Hum Pathol. 2018 12; 82:46-50. PMID: 30031100.

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  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Lu Z, Shah V. Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Arising from Perianal Fistulae in Crohn's Disease. A Rare Case Report and Review of the Literature. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research. 2016; 5(1):1947- 1949.

  • Published on 9/9/2015

    Go P, Watson J, Lu Z, Carlin A, Hammoud Z. Robotic resection of a mediastinal parathyroid cyst. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Jan; 65(1):52-55. PMID: 26353995.

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  • Published on 3/1/2009

    Yao Q, Yue CL, Lü ZC, Han YD, Liu HG. [Olfactory neuroblastoma with unusual structures: a clinical pathologic study]. Zhonghua Bing Li Xue Za Zhi. 2009 Mar; 38(3):163-8. PMID: 19575850.

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  • Published on 6/1/2007

    Lv ZC, Yue CL, Liu HG. [Histomorphological feature of silicotic nodules under Warthin-Starry silver staining and its possible prompt value in the histopathologic examination]. Zhonghua Lao Dong Wei Sheng Zhi Ye Bing Za Zhi. 2007 Jun; 25(6):341-5. PMID: 17723190.

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  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Lu Z, Liu H. Research Progress of Olfactory Neuroblastoma. Chinese Journal of Diagnostic Pathology. 2007; 14(5):384-6.

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