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Megan K. Dishop, MD

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Division Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Laboratory Medical Director



Areas of Expertise

  • Anatomic Pathology


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Megan K. Dishop, MD

Dr. Megan K. Dishop is Division Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Laboratory Medical Director at Phoenix Children's Hospital. She is board-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with subspecialty board certification in Pediatric Pathology. She is an expert consultant in the field of pediatric lung pathology with more than 80 original articles and 20 book chapters on the subject. She has also authored over 60 publications for educational survey programs, encompassing a broad range of topics in pediatric surgical pathology. She has lectured nationally and internationally on the subjects of developmental and genetic lung disease and has been awarded for her teaching.

Dr. Dishop currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Editorial boards for Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonology. She also has a longstanding interest in Quality Improvement and is certified by the College of American Pathologists for advanced training as a Laboratory Medical Director.

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Education & Training

Medical School / Education

Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC


University of Kentucky College of Medicine, A.B. Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY


(Pediatric Pathology) Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX

Research & Publications

Liptzin DR, Fan LL, Stillwell PC, Dannull KA, Fadell MF, Partrick DA, Dishop MK. Flip-Flop lung: An unusual etiology of bronchiectasis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2014. 190(8): e29.

Galambos C, Sims-Lucas S, Ali N, Gien J, Dishop MK, Abman SH. Intrapulmonary shunt pathways in alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veins. Thorax 2015 Jan; 70(1): 84-5.

Lentini ER, Dishop MK, Brody AS, Oliva J, Lopez Millan LA. Taquipnea persistente en un lactante por hiperplasia de celulas neuroendocrinas pulmonares. [Persistent tachypnea due to neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy.] Revista de la Asociacion Medica Argentina 2015. 128(1): 11-16.

Liptzin DR, Watson AM, Murphy E, Kroehl ME, Dishop MK, Galambos C, Evans CM, Schwarz MI, Deterding RR, Schwartz DA. MUC5B expression and location in surfactant protein C mutations in children. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2015 Dec; 50(12): 1270-6.

Acker SN, Gonzales D, Ross JT, Dishop MK, Deterding RR, Partrick DA. Factors that increase diagnostic yield of surgical lung biopsy in pediatric oncology patients. J Pediatr Surg 2015 Sep; 50(9): 1490-2.

Ferdinandusse S, Friederich M, Burlina A, Ruiter J, Coughlin C, Dishop MK, Gallagher R, Bedoyan J, Vaz F, Waterham H, Gowan K, Chatfield K, Bloom K, Bennett M, Elpeleg O, van Hove J, Wanders R. Clinical and biochemical characterization of four patients with mutations in ECHS1. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 2015 Jun 18; 10:79.

Fan LL, Dishop MK, Galambos C, Askin FB, White FV, Langston C, Liptzin DR, Kroehl ME, Deutsch GH, Young LR, Kurland G, Hagood J, Dell S, Trapnell BC, Deterding RR, for the Children's Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Research Network (chILDRN). Diffuse lung disease in biopsied children 2-18 years of age: Application of the chILD classification scheme. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2015 Oct; 12(10): 1498-505.

Dutmer CM, Asturias EJ, Smith C, Dishop MK, Schmid S, Bellini WJ, Tirosh I, Lee YN, Nortarangelo L, Gelfand EW. Late onset hypomorphic RAG2 deficiency presentation with fatal vaccine-strain VZV infection. J Clin Immunol 2015 Nov; 35(8): 754-60.

Quattelbaum SC, Roby B, Dishop MK, Said MS, Chan K. A pediatric case of mammary analogue secretory carcinoma within the parotid. Am J Otolaryngology 2015 Nov-Dec; 36(6):741-3.

Cantey PT, Weeks J, Edwards M, Rao S, Ostovar GA, Dehority W, Alzona M, Swoboda S, Christiaens B, Ballan W, Hartley J, Terranella A, Weatherhead J, Dunn JJ, Marx DP, Hicks MJ, Rauch RA, Smith C, Dishop MK, Handler MH, Dudley RW, Chundu K, Hobohm D, Feiz-Erfan I, Hakes J, Berry RS, Stepensaski S, Greenfield B, Shroeder L, Bishop H, de Almeida M, Mathison B, Eberhard M. Emergence of zoonotic Onchocerca lupi infection in the United States - a case series. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016. 62(6): 778-783