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Heba Y. Durra, MD


Heba Y. Durra, MD


Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-3451

Fax:  215-707-8132

Email: heba.durra@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


Educational Background:


Medical degree, University of Jordan, Faculty of Medicine, Amman, Jordan, 1997


Internship, Al-Basheer Hospital, Ministry of Health, Amman, Jordan, 1998


Residency, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2005


Fellowship, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2006


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clinical and research Interests:

  • Pulmonary pathology, neoplastic and interstitial lung disease
  • Transplant pathology
  • Gastrointestinal pathology

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board certification(s):


American Board of Anatomical and Clinical Pathology, 2005


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professional affiliations:


  • College of American Pathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • Philadelphia Pathology Society
  • Pulmonary Pathology Society

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Fan Lin, M.D, PhD, Heba Abdallah, M.D, and Steven Meschter, M.D.  Diagnostic Utility of CD10 in Differentiating Hepatocellular Carcinoma from Metastatic Carcinoma in Fine-Needle Aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of the Liver. Diagnostic Cytopathology 2004; 30; 92-97


Kim V, Criner GJ, Abdallah HY, Gaughan JP, Furukawa S, Solomides CC. Small Airway Morphometry and Improvement in Pulmonary Function After Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2005 Jan 1; 171(1): 40-7


T. Bhavsa, MD, G. Vincent, MD, H. Durra, MD, J. Khurana, MD, Y. Huang, MD, PhD. Primary Amyloidosis Involving Mesenteric Lymph nodes: Diagnosis by Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology. Acta Cytologica 2011


H. Durra and D. Flieder. Peripheral Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung: Potential Pitfalls in Biopsy Interpretation.  Pathology Case Reviewes 2012, volume 17, Number 5, September/October.


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