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Youssef Khafateh, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Residency: University of Louisville (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology)
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania (Surgical Pathology)
  • Fellowship: Indiana University (Hematopathology)
  • Medical Degree: Tishreen University School of Medicine
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Pathology (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology) (Certification Date: 2020-11-15)
American Board of Pathology (Hematology) (Certification Date: 2022-09-24)




Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical

Contact Information

Clinical Interests


Hematologic Malignancies

Peer Reviewed Publications

Khafateh, Youssef; Preciado, Christopher; Elder, David E; Litzky, Leslie A; Vaughn, David J; Singhal, Sunil; Lal, Priti; Palmer, Matthew B. 2022. Malignant Melanoma Arising in a Primary Mediastinal Teratoma: Case Report of a Rare Phenomenon and Review of the Literature AJSP: Reviews & Reports, 27 1, 33

Reese, Zachary A; Lanfranco, Anthony; Khafateh, Youssef; Heath, Janae K 2022. Following the Brick Road: A Woman with Dyspnea, Hypoxemia, and Ground-Glass Opacities with Septal Thickening on Thoracic Imaging. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 19 5, 845-849

Khafateh, Youssef; Aqil, Barina 2020. Tryptase Positivity in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia With Marked Basophilia. Cureus, 12 8, e9577

Chandrasekaran, Balaji; Pal, Deeksha; Kolluru, Venkatesh; Tyagi, Ashish; Baby, Becca; Dahiya, Nisha R; Youssef, Khafateh; Alatassi, Houda; Ankem, Murali K; Sharma, Arun K; Damodaran, Chendil 2018. The chemopreventive effect of withaferin A on spontaneous and inflammation-associated colon carcinogenesis models. Carcinogenesis, 39 12, 1537-1547

Puskur, Bhavani; Khafateh, Youssef; Ramachandran, Srikant; Corcino, Veronica; Burns, Mark; and Arnold, Forest W 2017. "A 49-Year-Old Woman with Chronic Skin Lesions, Acute Mental Status Changes and New Pulmonary Infiltrate: Case Discussion from the University of Louisville Hospital " The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections, 1 3,