Therapath Neuropathology

Medical Team

Therapath's experienced neuropathology team provides services to physicians throughout the United States and Canada.

Codrin E. Iacob, M.D., Senior Neuropathologist

Codrin E. Iacob, M.D., Senior NeuropathologistDr. Iacob holds a Certificate of Qualification from the New York State Department of Health in 12 different disciplines. He is certified from the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Neuropathology. He is currently appointed to his role at Therapath, as well as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY. Dr. Iacob had a New York University Fellowship in Neuropathology and currently acts as the Director of Clinical Laboratory as well as the Associate Pathologist at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York.


Charles Y. Shao, M.D., Ph.D., Neuropathologist

Charles Y. Shao, M.D., Ph.D., NeuropathologistDr. Shao holds an MD degree and completed residency training in Neuropathology & Anatomic Pathology from NYU Medical Center. He also holds a PhD degree from Emory University. Dr. Shao is certificated in Anatomical Pathology and Neuropathology by the American Board of Pathology, and is certified and licensed to practice medicine by the New York State Departments of Health and Education. He is currently appointed to his role at Therapath, as well as Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.


Marinos C. Dalakas, M.D., Consultant

Marinos C. Dalakas, M.D., Consultant in Neurology, Muscle and Nerve Pathology and ImmunopathologyDr. Marinos Dalakas is board certified in Neurology. He became the chief of the Neuromuscular Diseases Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda MD., in 1987 and served in that capacity for 20 years. In 1997 he was elected Professor and Chairman of Neurology at the University of Athens Medical School and in 2007 was appointed Professor of Neurology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a member of the American Neurological Association, European Neurological Society and World Muscle Society. He is an author or co-author of more than 520 scientific papers or chapters in peer-review Journals. He has edited 11 books and monographs and serves on the editorial board of several journals.


Arthur P. Hays, M.D., Owner and Founding Partner (Retired – 2018)

Arthur P. Hays, M.D., Owner and Founding PartnerDr. Arthur P. Hays attended Dartmouth Medical School for two years during the basic part of his education and finished at the University of Colorado where he received his M.D. degree. Dr. Hays holds a Certificate of Qualification from the New York State Department of Health and is certified from the American Board of Pathology in Neuropathology. He spent one year in a pathology internship/residency at the Colorado General Hospital followed by 3 years of biochemical research as a staff associate at the National Institute of Mental Health. He completed the neuropathology resident training program at Presbyterian Hospital in New York City before joining the faculty of Columbia University in the Division of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology, in 1975. At this time, he became Director of the Laboratory of Neuromuscular Pathology to provide clinical and research studies of primary muscle diseases. Later the laboratory expanded diagnostic services to include nerve biopsies in 1980 and epidermal nerve fiber analysis in 2001. He became a Professor of Clinical Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University. He has published over 160 peer-reviewed papers and many book chapters.