Board Certified Pathologists

Samer Dola, M.D.

Medical Director of Pathology Services at Silver Cross Hospital. Dr. Dola earned his Medical Degree at the University of Damascus, Syria.  He was Research Fellow at Hardvard Medical School, in Boston, MA, before his residency in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL.  His Hematopathology Fellowship was at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.  Dr. Dola is certified in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology as well as Hematopathology.  Dr. Dola's interest and expertise include flow cytometry, cytogenetics, FISH analysis, and molecular diagnostics, as well as morphologic evaluation of bone marrow material and lymph nodes.


Cagatay Ersahin, M.D.

Dr. Ersahin is a graduate of Ege University Medical School, Turkey. He earned his PhD. in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood IL, where he also completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.  In addition he completed a Fellowship in Breast and Gynecological Pathology at Magee-Women's Hospital/University of Pittsburg, PA.  He has many areas of interest and has lectured, written and published extensively. In addition to Breast and Gynecological Pathology, his areas of interest include Head and Neck, Lung, and Gastrointestinal Pathology. 


Umesh Kapur, M.D.

Dr. Kapur is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College, New Dehli, India. He completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, where he was chief resident (2006-2007), and a Fellowship in Cytopathology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.  He joins us from Loyola Univesity where he was Assistant Professor in Pathology for several years and practiced General Surgical Pathology, specializing in Cytology and Gastrointestinal Pathology. He is author and coauthor of numerous publications and book chapters, and maintains membership in Several Pathology Societies.  His areas of interest include cytopathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology. 





Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.