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Cheryl A. Hanau

Cheryl A. Hanau, MD

Professor & Richard Shuman, MD, Chair

Department: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Practices: Drexel Pathology

Specialties: Pathology


  • MD - Jefferson Medical College
  • Muhlenberg College

Awards & Honors

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2018)
  • Recipient of the Lindback Award
  • Recipient of the June Klinghoffer Clinical Educator Award
  • Recipient of several Golden Apple Awards

Dr. Cheryl Hanau is a pathologist in Center City Philadelphia.

Affiliated Hospitals: Hahnemann University Hospital; Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

In the News

"2013 Golden Apple Awards"
(April 19, 2013)

Clinical Services



  • Surgical Pathology - Jefferson University Hospital (1994)
  • Cytopathology - Jefferson University Hospital (1995)


  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology - Jefferson University Hospital (1990-1993)


  • Pathology - Jefferson University Hospital (1989)

Cheryl Hanau, MD, is professor and Richard Shuman, MD, Chair of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. Before her appointment as chair, Dr. Hanau served the College of Medicine in a number of other key positions, most recently as associate dean for admissions, and program director of the Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Residency.