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Cheryl A. Hanau

Cheryl A. Hanau, MD

Professor and Richard Shuman, MD, Chair

Department: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Specialties: Pathology


  • MD - Jefferson Medical College
  • Muhlenberg College

Awards & Honors

  • Elias Abrutyn Mentoring Award for Clinical Faculty, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2023
  • Recipient of several Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia Magazine (2018)
  • Recipient of the Lindback Award
  • Recipient of the June Klinghoffer Clinical Educator Award

Cheryl Hanau, MD, is a pathologist in Center City Philadelphia.

Clinical Services



  • Pathology - Jefferson University Hospital (1989)


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


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

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.

In the Media

Contact Information

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
2900 W. Queen Lane
Room G-23
Philadelphia, PA 19129
Phone: 215.991.8185