Yahya Al-Ghamdi, M.D.
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Yahya Al-Ghamdi, M.D.


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Gender: Male


Personal Statement

As a diagnostic pathologist, I strive for providing the appropriate diagnosis for patients to get the right treatment. My areas of expertise include diagnosing various types of lymphoma, leukemia, and other hematopoietic disorders. In addition, I am involved in various research projects aiming to better understand and classify hematopoietic neoplasms. Besides clinical care and research, I enjoy medical education and quality improvement.  


Dr. Al-Ghamdi received his medical degree (MBBS) from the Umm Al-Qura University College of Medicine in Saudi Arabia. After which, he became apost-doctoral fellow in molecular immunohematology at Johns Hopkins University. Following his laboratory training at Hopkins, he became a resident in anatomic and clinical pathology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Following his clinical training in Chicago, he was a clinical fellow in Hematopathology and then Molecular Genetic Pathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine. He finished his clinical fellowship in 2021, and he is now an assistant professor in the department.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Graduation with Second Honors, Umm Al-Qura University, 2012


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology)
  • American Board of Pathology (Hematology)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pathologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.B.,B.S., Umm Al-Qura University, Faculty of Medicine (Saudi Arabia), 2012


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External Relationships

External Relationships

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