Health Sciences Campus

Peter J. Kragel, M.D.

Peter Kragel

Professor and Chairman

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

Office: 252-744-2803
Fax: 252-744-3616


Residency: University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1981-1985
Doctorate: Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC, M.D., 1981
Undergraduate: The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, B.A., 1977

Board Certification

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology
American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology

Research Interests

Urologic Pathology


  • Crews W and Kragel PJ; Interactive case study hypercalcemia and back pain in a 61 year old woman with leukocytosis with a diagnosis of adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma. Medscape. Published March 2011.
  • Bellin L and Kragel P: Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations: Who will advocate for the patient? South Med J. 2010 Apr;103(4):281.
  • Dash A and Kragel P: Primary biliary cirrhosis in a 78 year old man with pruritus: a case report. South Med J. 2009 Dec;102(12):1272-4.
  • Ding H, Lu JQ, Wooden WA, Kragel P, Hu XH: Refractive indices of human skin tissues at eight wavelengths and estimated dispersion relations between 200 and 1600 nm. Physics in Medicine and Biology. 2006 51:1479-89.
  • Lee TK, Allison RR, O'Brien KF, Khazanie PG, Johnke RM, Brown R, Block RM, Tate ML, Dobbs LJ, Kragel PJ: Ginseng reduces micronuclei yield in lymphocytes after irradiation. Mutation Research. 2004 557:75-84.