Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Northwell Health

Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at Northwell Health

About us

This one year ACGME accredited fellowship program offers training with graduated clinical responsibilities in general surgical pathology with rotations through several subspecialties that include: gastrointestinal, breast, genitourinary, gynecological, head and neck, and thoracic pathology, and frozen section.

The fellows will be responsible for complete work-up of surgical, frozen section and consultation cases, resident teaching, gross room supervision, participation in quality assurance and execution of a research project culminating in a publication in a peer reviewed journal. The fellows will attend and present at intradepartmental and interdepartmental conferences, tumor boards and teaching conferences.

Rotations in other sub-specialty areas - for example cytopathology, hematopathology, neuropathology, pediatric surgical pathology, molecular pathology - are available to the fellows on an elective basis. Our flexible fellowship allows the schedule to be tailored to the individuals’ interest and career goals.

North Shore University Hospital accessions more than 27,000 surgical pathology cases a year; Long Island Jewish Hospital accession more than 28, 000 surgical pathology cases a year; Core laboratories accessions over 28,000 cases a year.

Application process

Essential application information includes:

  • Common application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in anatomic pathology (AP), clinical pathology (CP) or anatomic pathology/clinical pathology (AP/CP) by the American Board of Pathology. Individuals accepted in to the program must obtain a New York state medical license prior to the program start date on July 1.

Letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Director. All requests for information and applications should be addressed to Lisa Kilfeather at the following address. 

Northwell Health
Department of Pathology
5 Dakota Drive
Lake Success, NY 11042.

Phone: (516) 224-8844 Email: [email protected]

Program director

Oksana Yaskiv, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
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(516) 224-8844
Get in touch with us!

Applicants invited for interview will be notified by email. For additional information on how to apply contact Lisa Kilfeather.

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