Sumire Kitahara, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology
Associate Director, Hematopathology Fellowship
Director, Residency Program

Phone: 310-423-5471


  • Hematopathology
  • Coagulation

Education and Training

  • Medical school: University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
  • Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship: Hematopathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Hematopathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Optimization of resident training in pathology
  • Integrative approach to diagnostic hematopathology
  • Algorithmic approach to the diagnosis of coagulation and thrombotic disorders

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Board Member, Los Angeles Society of Pathologists
  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching


  • Graduate Medical Education Committee

Selected Publications

Click here for a list of peer-reviewed publications by Sumire Kitahara, MD