Rachel Conrad, MD


Assistant Professor


Northwest Nazarene University
B.S. Biology-Chemistry, summa cum laude (2005)

Loma Linda University
School of Medicine
MD (2009)

Loma Linda University
Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic/Clinical Pathology (2013)

University of California, Los Angeles
Fellowship, Cytopathology (2014)


  1. Conrad R; ShobhaCastelino-Prabhu, Cobb C, Raza A. Role of cytopathology in the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal tract cancers. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2012 Sep;3(3):285-98. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2078-6891.2012.023.

  2. Conrad R, Castelino-Prabhu S, Cobb C, Raza A. Cytopathologic diagnosis of liver mass lesions. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2013 Mar;4(1):53-61. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2078-6891.2012.020.

  3. Conrad R, Castelino-Prabhu S, Cobb C, Raza A. Cytopathology of the pancreatobiliary tract-the agony, and sometimes, the ease of it. J Gastrointest Oncol. 2013 Jun;4(2):210-9. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2078-6891.2012.022.

  4. Conrad R, Perez M. Resident Short Review: Congenital (Gingival) Cell Epulis. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Jan;138(1):128-31. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2012-0306-RS. 2014 Jan;138(1):128-31. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2012-0306-RS.

  5. Raza A, Cao H, Conrad R, Cobb C, Castelino-Prabhu S, Mirshahidi S, Shiraz P, Mirshahidi HR. Nuclear protein in testis midline carcinoma with unusual elevation of alpha-fetoprotein and synaptophysin positivity: a case report and review of the literature. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. Oct 2015;15(10):1119-1213. doi: 10.1586/14737140.2015.1082909. Epub 2015 Aug 31. PMID: 26402248

  6. Wagner JM, Conrad RD, Cannon TY, Alleman AM. Ultrasound-guided transcutaneous needle biopsy of the base of the tongue and floor of the mouth from a submental approach. J Ultrasound Med. May 2016;35(5):1009-13. doi: 10.7863/ultra.15.06004. Epub 2016 Apr 1. PMID: 27036167

  7. Conrad R, Wentzensen N, Zhang RR, Wang S, Schiffman M Gold M, Walker J, Zuna RE. Distribution of cell types differs in Pap tests of squamous cell carcinomas and adenocarcinomas. J Am Soc Cytopath [Epub ahead of print] August 11, 2016. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasc.2016.08.003 Jan-Feb 2017;6(1);10-15. (Journal not currently indexed for MedLine)