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Marshall Health expands pathology team, adds molecular genetic pathology specialty
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine welcome the following pathologists and faculty and add molecular genetic pathology to their list of specialized training and experience.
Saadia Haleema, M.D., is a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with subspecialty certification in hematopathology, which is the study of disease of blood and bone marrow. She obtained her medical degree from Khyber Medical School in Pakistan and completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama, and a surgical pathology fellowship as well as a hematopathology fellowship at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.
Waqas Mahmud, M.D., is a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with subspecialty certification in molecular genetic pathology, which confirms clinical diagnoses of genetic and other disorders and advises targeted therapies. He graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College in Pakistan, completed his anatomic and clinical residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and molecular genetic pathology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia as well as a clinical/pathology informatics fellowship at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York.
Yanina Nikolaus, M.D., is a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with subspecialty certification in cytopathology, which is the study and diagnosis of disease at the cellular level. She obtained her medical degree from Universidad Adventista del Plata in Argentina and completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency and cytopathology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Haleema, Mahmud and Nikolaus all serve as assistant professors at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Marshall Health pathologists work collaboratively with other clinicians throughout Marshall Health Network and area hospitals to evaluate blood/body fluid samples and microscopic tissues. Marshall Pathology also accepts specimens or cases from other healthcare facilities and physicians' offices for diagnosis or consultation.
For more information, please visit marshallhealth.org/pathology or call 304-691-8860.
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