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Lekidelu Taddesse-Heath, MD

Associate Professor, Director Hematopathology

  • Pathology
  • College of Medicine





Education & Expertise



Addis Ababa University Faculty of Medicine, Ethiopia

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency

Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC

Post Doctoral Fellowship

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Hematopathology Fellowship

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Hematopathology



Organ System Unit 1 General Principles: Cell injury, Acute and chronic Inflammation, Tissue repair and wound healing, Hemodynamic, Neoplasia, Genetics,

Organ System Unit 2 Hematology; Red blood cell disorders, Reactive white blood cell disorders, Myeloid neoplasms, Lymphoma, Diseases of spleen and thymus, Coagulation: Bleeding disorders and thrombosis

Pathology small group discussions facilitator

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Kamilah Fernandez, Laraine H Cheung, Sabesan Balasinkam, Lekidelu Taddesse-Heath. Concurrent Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma and Metastatic Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma Diagnosed on Splenectomy for Suspected Splenic Abscess. Cureus 15(2): e30352. doi:10.77

Kamilah Fernandez, Laraine H Cheung, Lekidelu Taddesse-Heath. Cotyledonoid Dissecting Leiomyoma: A Rare Variant of Leiomyoma of the Uterus. Cureus 14(10): e30352. doi:10.7759/cureus.30352. October 2022 PMID: 36407217

Sidhom F, Jackson D, Ali A, et al. Taddesse-Heath L. Multiple Primary Malignant Neoplasms in African Americans: A Case Series and Literature Review. Cureus 14(1): e21585. doi:10.7759/cureus.21585. January 2022 PMID: 35228943

Benn G, Adidam S, Ali A, Taddesse-Heath L. A case of classical Hodgkin lymphoma presenting with intractable pruritus. Cureus 13(11):e19854. DOI 10-7759/cureus.19854. November 24, 2021 PMID: 34976486

Childers ELB, Taddesse-Heath L, Bonnick A, Naab T. Vascularized ameloblastoma: A case report and clinicopathologic review of 18 cases from the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2019 Oct 26. pii: S2212-4403(19)31538-X.