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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Faculty

M. Tarek Elghetany, M.D. Professor

Education

  • M.D., Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1979

Residency

  • AP/CP Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Fellowship

  • Hematopathology, SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY

Specialty

  • Hematopathology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pathology (AP/CP) 1988, American Board of Pathology, subspecialty Hematology 1989

Area of Interest

  • Bone marrow failure syndromes
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes

Current Position

  • Professor of Pathology
  • Director of Quality Assurance and Patient Safety, Texas Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards

  • 2009, AACC's Outstanding Speaker Award for presenting a mini-course at the annual meeting of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Washington DC, July 2008
  • 2008, Marquis Who's Who in America
  • 2007, America 's Top Pathologists, Consumer Research Council of America
  • 2007, Reuters Insight Expert
  • 2007, Best Clinical Pathology Faculty Award for active participation in resident teaching, Department of Pathology, UTMB, Galveston , TX
  • 2005, Best Clinical Pathology Faculty Award for active participation in resident teaching, Department of Pathology, UTMB, Galveston , TX

Professional Organization Memberships

  • Member, The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.
  • Member, The International Society for Laboratory Hematology.
  • Member, The Myelodysplastic Syndrome Foundation
  • Member, The Society for Hematopathologists

Representative Publications

  • Elghetany MT , Davis BH. Impact of preanalytical variables on granulocytic surface antigen expression: a review. Cytometry B Clin Cytom 65:1-5, 2005
  • Bryant BJ, Alperin JB, Elghetany MT . Paraplegia as the presenting manifestation of extramedullary megakaryoblastic transformation of previously undiagnosed chronic myelogenous leukemia. Am J Hematol 2007; 82:150-154
  • Elghetany MT . Myelodysplastic syndromes in children: a critical review of issues in the diagnosis and classification of 887 cases from 13 published series. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2007; 131:1110-1116
  • Al- Rahawan MM, Alter BP, Bryant BJ, Elghetany MT . Bone marrow cell cycle markers in inherited bone marrow failure syndromes. Leukemia Res 2008; 32:1793-1799
M. Tarek Elghetany, M.D.

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