Staff Credentials

Legacy Laboratory Services Staff Credentials

Legacy Laboratory Services contracts for professional pathology services with Cascade Pathology Services and Cascade Cytology Reference Laboratory. Formed in 1992, this outstanding group of nationally recognized pathologists serves Oregon, southwest Washington and receives referrals from all over the United States.

These board-certified pathologists represent multiple specialties and provide a full range of consultative and diagnostic services in the areas of Immunohistochemistry, Molecular Pathology, Medical Genetics, Flow Cytometry and Cytopathology. In addition, they direct Cascade Pathology Services', four established Centers of Excellence; the Center for GI and Liver Pathology, the Center for Gynecological Pathology, the Center for Breast Pathology, and the Center for Hematopathology. These expert pathologists perform more than 47,000 biopsies and over 87,000 cytology examinations annually, providing critical information to the medical community to aid in making important diagnostic and treatment decisions.

Juan C. Millan, M.D.
  • Fellowship in Pathology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • 14 years at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • 23 journal articles, two book chapters published 
  • Areas of expertise/interest include Kidney Pathology, Uropathology with particular emphasis on renal tumors adult and pediatric, Laboratory Management, Medical Informatics and Clinical laboratory test and blood utilization
  • Past President, Oregon Pathology Association (2000)
  • Current President of Cascade Pathology and Chief of Diagnostic Services, Legacy Health
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Roberto Anker, M.D.

  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
  • Fellowship in Microbiology and Immunology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
  • Three years as Research Associate in Genetics, Division of Human Molecular Genetics, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 12 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Molecular Pathology of Infectious Disease, Cytogenetics, Microbiology, Genitourinary Pathology and Kidney Transplantation
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology plus Subspecialty certification in Molecular Genetic Pathology

Rita Braziel, M.D. (consultant)

  • Fellowship in Pathology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 
  • Fellowship in Hematopathology at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland with Dr. Elaine S. Jaffe
  • 17 years at Oregon Health Sciences University as Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of Hematopathology
  • 29 journal articles, four book chapters published 
  • Member of the Southwest Oncology Group, Lymphoma Leukemia Pathology and Biology Committee
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Leukemia, Lymphoma and Flow Cytometry
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 

Maryam A. Farinola, M.D.

  • Three years as Associate Pathologist, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland with Dr. Jonathan Epstein
  • 8 journal articles, 17 scientific abstracts published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Genitourinary and Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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  • Fellowship in Pathology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 
  • Four years at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston as Assistant Professor of Pathology, Galveston, Texas 
  • Six years at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as Lecturer in Pathology, Baltimore, Maryland 
  • 14 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise include Oncological Pathology and Cytopathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology plus Subspecialty Board certification in Cytopathology

Jason K. Hyde, M.D.

  • Fellowship in Hematopathology at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico with Dr. Kathy Foucar
  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
  • 3 scientific articles published
  • Areas of expertise and special interest include Flow Cytometry, Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Hematopathology, Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
  • Board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Board certified in Hematopathology

Eric S. Jacobson, M.D. (part-time)

  • Trained at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 
  • 25 years at Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland, Oregon
  • 8 journal articles published 
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Placental and Gynecologic Pathology and Blood Bank
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Randall G. Lee, M.D.

  • Fellowship in Hepatic and GI Pathology with Professor Peter J. Scheur, Royal Free Hospital, London, England
  • Six years at the University of Utah School of Medicine as Assistant Professor of Pathology, Salt Lake City, Utah 
  • Seven years at Oregon Health Sciences University as Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of Surgical Pathology, Portland, Oregon 
  • Four years at the University of Pittsburgh as Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Transplantation Pathology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
  • 110 journal articles, 10 book chapters and two books published
  • Editorial Board of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Gastrointestinal, Liver and Transplantation Pathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Catherine M. Miles, M.D.

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology training at Oregon Health Sciences University, Providence St. Vincent Hospital, and Pacific Northwest Red Cross in Portland, Oregon
  • 10 years as Medical Director of Transfusion Services at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Two years as Medical Director of Laboratory Services and Medical Director of Cytology Services at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • Chair, Medical Advisory Committee, Pacific Northwest Red Cross, 2002-present
  • General Surgical Pathologist with special interest in Clinical Laboratory Medicine
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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  • Hematopathology training with Dr. Rita Braziel
  • 2 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Hematopathology, Flow Cytometry, Genitourinary Pathology and Immunopathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Board eligible in Hematopathology

Anne E. Rader, M.D.

  • Fellowship in Cytopathology at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Seven years Associate Professor of Pathology at Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 
  • Former Director of Cytopathology at Oregon Health Sciences University and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon
  • 22 journal articles and one book published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Gynecologic and Gastrointestinal Cytopathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology plus Subspeciality Board certification in Cytopathology

Mitchell R. Ryan, M.D.

  • Fellowship in Cytopathology at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Viriginia with Dr. W. J. Frable 
  • Three years at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri as Instructor in Pathology, St. Louis, Missouri under Dr. Louis P. Dehner
  • Staff Pathologist, Barnes Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • 7 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Microbiology-Infectious Disease and Cytopathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology plus Subspecialty Board certification in Cytopathology

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Kathleen D. Siechen, M.D.
  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fellowship in Hematopathology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
  • 5 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Hematopathology, Flow Cytometry, FISH techniques, Hemoglobin Electrophoresis, Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Board certified in Hematopathology

Ann E. Smith Sehdev, M.D.
  • Fellowship in Gynecologic Pathology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Two years Junior Faculty, Gynecologic Division, Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 24 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Gynecologic Pathology and Cervical Cytology
  • Past President, Pacific NW Society of Pathologists 
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Sarah A. Walter, M.D.

  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • 3 journal articles published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Gynecologic and Clinical Pathology
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Jianzhou Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship in Surgical Pathology, Breast Subspecialty, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas
  • PhD, Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 31 journal articles and one book chapter published
  • Areas of expertise and interest include Surgical Oncologic Pathology, Breast Pathology, Surgical Pediatric Pathology and Immunohistochemistry
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Board eligible in Pediatric Pathology 

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