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Jila Khorsand, MD

Pathologist, Managing Director

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Hematopathology, Surgical Pathology


University Pathologists


University Pathologists, a Sonic Healthcare Anatomic Pathology Practice, is pleased to include Jila Khorsand, M.D., as a member of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Khorsand has an extensive academic, teaching, and medical professional background.

Dr. Khorsand completed a rotating internship at the University Affiliated Hospitals in Tehran, Iran, where she served as a general practitioner with the armed forces, receiving her medical degree along the way. She then went on to complete pathology training at Surrey General Hospital in England before moving to the United States to continue her postgraduate training. Subsequently, she continued her training with an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Connecticut in Farmington. She later completed two fellowships at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center of the University of Texas in Houston, beginning with a surgical pathology fellowship, then followed by a hematopathology fellowship.

Upon completion of her postgraduate training, Dr. Khorsand began holding clinical and professional teaching positions in hospitals and universities across the Northeast. She served as a staff pathologist and director of hematology at the Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island, and chief of pathology for the Southcoast Hospital Group. She was a clinical assistant professor at Brown University in Providence before becoming an associate professor of pathology at the Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, as well as the managing director of University Pathologists.

Over the years, Dr. Khorsand has developed extensive professional experience. She holds medical research publications and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals and textbooks, as well as numerous abstracts, and oral and poster presentations at professional medical conferences. She is an active member of the College of American Pathologists, American Society of Clinical Scientists, New England Pathology Society, and Rhode Island Society of Pathology.

Dr. Khorsand holds full medical licensure and is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.


University Affiliated Hospitals Tehran, Iran
Armed Forces Tehran, Iran

Postgraduate Training

Hematopathology Fellowship, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX
Surgical Pathology Fellowship, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT