Language: English
Gender: Female
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Surgical Pathology
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Fax
(212) 746-8354
Call
(212) 746-2824
Gastrointestinal Pathology
525 East 68th Street , Starr Pavilion, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10021

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.

Specialties & Expertise

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
  • Amida Care
  • 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 Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire 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)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans
  • WellCare Health Plans

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology

Clinical & Academic Positions

Attending Pathologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1996

Honors & 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

 

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 GI and Liver Pathology Fellowship and Chief of the GI pathology service at Weill Cornell Medicine. 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 over 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. She is Chair of the Abstract Review and Assignment Committee, Co-Director of Diagnostic Pathology Updates, and currently serves on the Education Committee  of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.