Language: English
Gender: Female
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Surgical Pathology
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-2824 | F: (212) 746-8354
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Personal Statement

Dr. Yantiss is the chief of the gastrointestinal and liver pathology service, which supports the physicians and surgeons involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disease.

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Specialties/Expertise

Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology
Specialties
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Expertise
  • Surgical Pathology

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • AETNA [HMO]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Metro/Core/Charter]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [HMO]

Education/Training

  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1996

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts

Medical Medical School, Worcester, MA 2004

 

Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts

Medical Medical School, Worcester, MA   2005

 

Desmond Burke, MD Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education, Department of Pathology and LaboratoryMedicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2010

 

Arthur Purdy Stout Prize for significant career achievements in surgical pathology, 2014

Biography

Titles

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Attending Pathologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Biography

 

Dr. Yantiss received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and residency training in anatomic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She later completed fellowships in surgical pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, respectively. Dr. Yantiss is the director of the gastrointestinal pathology fellowship and the gastrointestinal pathology service at Weill Cornell Medical Center. Her primary clinical focus is gastrointestinal and liver pathology and her research interests include inflammatory bowel disease, Barrett esophagus, and neoplasms of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Yantiss lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to gastrointestinal diseases. She is the course director for the Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas, and Liver, which is an annual educational event directed at practicing pathologists, fellows, and residents.  She has published nearly 100 peer-reviewed articles as well as several books and book chapters in this area, and serves as an ad hoc reviewer for fifteen journals. Dr. Yantiss is a member of the editorial boards of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Modern Pathology, Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology, The American Journal of Clinical Pathology, and The American Journal of Surgical Pathology, and is an Associate Editor of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She is an abstract reviewer for the College of American Pathologists and currently serves on the Education Committee and the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.