Shengmei Zhou, MD

Pediatric Pathologist
Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Shengmei Zhou is a pediatric pathologist with a research interest in hepatoblastoma and pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma.


Medical School

Nanjing Medical University, China


Suzhou Children’s Hospital, China


Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology)


Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (Pediatric Pathology) and Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center (Surgical /Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology)



American Board of Pathology: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Pediatric Pathology

Professional Memberships

Society of Pediatric Pathology, Children Oncology Group, United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology, College of American Pathologists


Children Oncology Group Young Investigator Award (2011-2014), Outstanding Publication Award of Heart Rhythm Journal (2009) and Young investigator Award Honorable Mention, Heart Rhythm Society (2006)


Zhou S, Parham DM, Yung E, Pattengale P, Wang L. Quantification of Glypican 3, Beta-catenin and Claudin-1 Protein Expression in Hepatoblastoma and Pediatric Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Color Deconvolution. Histopathology. 2015 May 4.

Zhou S, Hertel PM, Finegold MJ, Wang L, Kerkar N, Wang J, Wong LJ, Plon SE, Sambrotta M, Foskett P, Niu Z, Thompson RJ, Knisely AS. Hepatocellular Carcinoma Associated with Tight-Junction Protein 2 Deficiency. Hepatology. 2015 Apr 29.

Zhou S, Ma Y, Chandrasoma P. Inverted lymphoglandular polyp in descending colon. Case Rep Pathol. 2015; 2015:646270.

Zhou S, Gomulia E, Mascarenhas L, Wang L. Is INI1-retained small cell undifferentiated histology in hepatoblastoma unfavorable? Hum Pathol. 2015 Jan 14.

Zhou S, Ma Y, Chandrasoma P. Small bowel dissemination of coccidioidomycosis. Case Rep Pathol. 2015; 2015:403671.


Hepatoblastoma, pediatric hepatocellular carcinoma