Dr. Gal's clinical interests include surgical pathology, pulmonary, pleural, and mediastinal pathology, infectious disease pathology, and the history of medicine.
Titles and Roles
- Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
- Emory University School of Medicine
- Lung Cancer
- Research Program
- Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics
Dr. Gal began practicing with Emory Healthcare in 1989 and is board certified in both anatomic and clinical pathology. He is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics research program at Winship Cancer Institute. Professional memberships include the Pulmonary Pathology Society, the United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists, and the College of American Pathologists. In addition, Dr. Gal serves as an integral member and investigator in the Emory Interstitial Lung Disease Center.
Dr. Gal earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in anatomical and clinical pathology at the Los Angeles County Medical Center and University of Southern California. Dr. Gal then completed a fellowship in surgical pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which was funded by an award from American Cancer Society.
Dr. Gal is involved in numerous clinicopathological and translational studies in thoracic pathology with colleagues in pulmonary medicine, thoracic surgery, oncology, and other basic scientists.
He has been published in a variety of academic journals including Modern Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cancer, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, and Chest, among others.