Ellen B. Klapper, MD

Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine
Director, Transfusion Medicine Fellowship


Email: ellen.klapper@cshs.org
Phone: 310-423-8981

Specialties

  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Point of Care Testing

Education and Training

  • Medical school: University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship: Transfusion Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Application of molecular genotyping to improve transfusion safety
  • Use of photopheresis in the management of cardiac transplant rejection
  • Plasmapheresis for alloimmunized or ABO incompatible renal transplant recipients

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Vice President, California Society of Pathologists
  • Recipient, notable publication recognition, Transfusion (journal)
  • Outstanding Tutor Award, Experienced PBL Tutor Conference, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Affiliations

  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)
  • Clinical Professor of Pathology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Selected Publications

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