Dr. Vania Zayat is a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with a special interest in medical education. Dr. Zayat began her medical career at Kaunas Medical University, Lithuania. In 2005, she began a pathology residency program at John H. Stroger Jr. Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, where she also served as a chief resident. Upon completing the program, she entered a pathology program at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois.

The College of Medicine welcomed Dr. Zayat in September 2011. She serves as the Module director for S-1: Hematology and Oncology. Her academic efforts are focused on developing and presenting pathology content, and several of the system-based modules including S2: Endocrine and Reproductive systems, and S4 Gastrointestinal and Renal systems.

Dr. Zayat is an associate member of the College of American Pathologists and active member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians.

Education & Specialties

  • M.D., Kaunas Medical University, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Resident, Pathology, Cook County (Stroger) Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Resident, Pathology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL


  •  Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

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