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Yehung Vivian Luo, MD

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Surgical Pathology, Molecular Pathology


Surgical Pathology, Molecular Diagnostics


ProPath, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice, is privileged to include Yehung Vivian Luo, M.D., as a part of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Luo is a board-certified pathologist who brings extensive professional medical and leadership experience to her position.

Dr. Luo earned her medical degree from Shanghai Medical University in China. She subsequently graduated with a master’s degree in molecular genetics and microbiology from the University of Vermont in Burlington. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts, before serving her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the College of Virginia in Richmond. Following her residency, she completed two fellowships. The first was in molecular pathology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The second was in surgical pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Luo started as a staff pathologist at AmeriPath South Texas in San Antonio, followed by a staff pathologist position at Clinical Pathology Associates, also in San Antonio. Prior to joining ProPath as a pathologist, she was a staff pathologist at AmeriPath North Texas in Irving. Dr. Luo has held several directorships. She was the medical director of laboratory for multiple labs and other healthcare settings, including: Methodist Medical Center in Richardson, TX; Baylor, Scott & White Surgicare North Dallas; North Texas Surgery Center in Dallas; AmeriPath North Texas in Plano; and Baylor, Scott & White Surgical Hospital—Las Colinas in Irving, TX.

Dr. Luo has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Molecular Diagnostics, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Pediatric Neurosurgery, among others. She also has a published abstract in the American Journal of Clinical Pathology.



University of Vermont (MS)
Burlington, VT

Shanghai Medical University (MD)
Shanghai, China


Postgraduate Training

Surgical Pathology Fellowship
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

Molecular Pathology Fellowship
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Internal Medicine Internship
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Newton, MA


Professional Memberships

College of American Pathologists

Chinese American Pathologists Association

North Texas Society of Pathology


Peer-Reviewed Articles
  1. Luo YV, Prihoda TJ, Sharkey FE. Number of levels needed for diagnosis of cervical biopsies. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2002 Oct;126(10):1205-8.
  2. Luo V, Lessin SR, Wilson RB, Rennert H, Tozer C, Benoit B, Leonard DG. Detection of clonal T-cell receptor gamma gene rearrangements using fluorescent-based PCR and automated high-resolution capillary electrophoresis. Mol Diagn. 2001 Sep;6(3):169-79.
  3. Ritter AM, Kubal W, Luo V, Bullock MR. Intrasellar presentation of a cystic optic chiasm fibrillary astrocytoma. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1996 Nov;25(5):265-8.
  4. Hadfield MG, Luo VY, Williams RL, Ward JD, Russo CP. Ewing's sarcoma of the skull in an infant: a case report and review. Pediatr Neurosurg. 1996 Aug;25(2):100-4.
  5. Luo Y, Ullrich RC, Novotny CP. Only one of the paired Schizophyllum commune A alpha mating-type, putative homeobox genes encodes a homeodomain essential for A alpha-regulated development. Mol Gen Genet. 1994 Aug 2;244(3):318-24.
  1. Luo V, Ben-Ezra J, Todd WM, Harris AC. Lack of CD5 expression in chronic lymphoid leukemia correlates with chronic lymphoid leukemia of mixed cell type. Am J Clin Pathol. 1996;106:424.