Health Sciences Campus

F. Zahra Aly, M.D., Ph.D.

F Zahra Aly

Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Pathology
Brody School of Medicine
Brody Building, 7S10
Mail Stop 642
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC 27834

Office: 252-744-5007
Fax: 252-744-1889


Fellowship: The George Washington University Hospital (Cytopathology)
Residency: The Royal London & St. Bartholomew's Hospital, UK (Pathology)
Doctorate: University of Leicester, UK (M.B.ChB.)
Graduate:  University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (Ph.D.)

Board Certification

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology


  • F Z Aly, R Millius, R E Sobonya et al., Cytologic Diagnosis of Coccidioidomycosis:  Spectrum of findings in Southern Arizona patients over a 10 year period.  Submitted to Diagnostic Cytopathology, March 2015.
  • K A Powers, A G Chiu, L M Han, F Z Aly:  Low Grade Sinonasal Sarcoma with Neural and Myogenic Features. J of Oral Surg, Oral Med, Oral Pathol, Oral Radiol.  Accepted for publication October 2014.
  • J Lasota, A Felisiak-Golabek, F Zahra Aly et al.  Gain of function beta catenin mutations in sinonasal-type hemangiopericytoma.  A molecular genetic study of 11 cases.  Modern Pathology.  Accepted for publication June 2014.
  • A Somoza and F Zahra Aly.  Utility of molecular testing in cytopathology.  CytoJournal. 2014;11:5.
  • F Z Aly, A Tabbarrah, L Voltaggio.  Metastatic urachal carcinoma in bronchial brush cytology: diagnosis and review of immunohistochemical profile.  CytoJournal. 2013;10:1.