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Liaqat Ali, MD


Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Dermatopathology


Dermatopathology, Hematopathology, Oncologic Surgical Pathology


Pinkus Derm


Pinkus Dermatopathology Laboratory, a Sonic Healthcare dermatopathology practice is privileged to include Liaqat Ali, M.D., as a member of our medical staff. Dr. Ali brings with him a wealth of knowledge indicative of his extensive academic background.

Dr. Ali received his medical degree from the Nishtar Medical University in Multan, Pakistan. He subsequently trained at the Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, where he received the award for best academic resident activities. He then relocated to the United States for his postgraduate training.

Dr. Ali went on to serve a four-year anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute of the State University of New York in Buffalo. He then completed a dermatopathology fellowship at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania State University, followed by an oncologic surgical pathology fellowship at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He later finished a hematopathology fellowship at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System in Chicago.

During his medical education, Dr. Ali held several teaching positions, leading many Grand Rounds at Penn State University and Wayne State University, and delivering case presentations to medical students and residents at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Upon concluding his postgraduate training in 2012, Dr. Ali began working as a Staff Pathologist with Pinkus Dermatopathology Laboratory.

Dr. Ali is a member of five professional medical organizations, such as the American Society for Clinical Pathology and the College of American Pathologists. He holds full medical licensure in nine states, including Georgia, Michigan, New York, and Virginia. He is board-certified in dermatopathology and anatomic and clinical pathology.

Dr. Ali has had the results of his research efforts published as abstracts and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. He has also delivered many oral and poster presentations at professional medical conferences.


Nishtar Medical University (MD), Multan, Pakistan

Postgraduate Training

Hematopathology Fellowship, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Chicago, IL
Oncologic Surgical Pathology Fellowship ,Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, NY
Dermatopathology Fellowship, Penn State University Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, State University of New York Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

Professional Memberships

American Society for Clinical Pathology
American Society of Dermatopathology
College of American Pathologists
Michigan Dermatologic Society
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology