The division Hematology/Hematopathology of Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine provides comprehensive wide-range of laboratory testing and tissue diagnostic services for in-house patients and consultative out-reach clients. Our laboratory performs more than 1, 500,000 diagnostic tests a year, including stat and routine tests. We also offer specialized testing in general hematology and coagulation services. We also perform various hematopathology services including diagnostic services and interpretation to bone marrow and lymph nodes and lymphoid tissues samples, as fine needle aspirate (FNA), as well as other tissue parts involved by hematopoietic lesions.  We do offer full specimen processing services including making tissue blocks and aspirate material slides and providing interpretation by board certified Hematopathologist. We offer state of art 8-color immunophenotyping by flow cytometry, a wide-range of immunohistochemical studies and cytogenetic/molecular testing. Faculty providing services include four Hematopathologists.


  • Margarita Palutke, MD (Director of Hematology/Hematopathology division)
  • Hayan Jaratli, MD.
  • Ali Gabali, MD, PhD.

Current Fellows

  • Salman Ayub, MD
  • Victoria Shusharina, MD