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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Pathology


Photo of Susan R.S.  Gottesman

Susan R.S. Gottesman, PhD, MD

Director Clinlical Hematology Lab/Hematopathology Service

Department of Pathology

Tel: (718) 270-1661



University Hospital of Brooklyn, MSC 37
445 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Office: UHB A2-631

Education and Training

New York University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (1985)

Cornell University Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, Sloan Kettering Division
Ph.D., Major: Immunology (1979)

New York University, University College
BA Biology (1973)

Certifications and Licenses
  • New York State Medical License.
  • New York State Laboratory Director: Hematology, Cellular Immunology, Levels I-IV, Clinical Microscopy, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Histopathology.
  • Specialty Boards: Anatomical Pathology Board Certifiied
  • Immunopathology eligible
  • Yao, J., Gottesman, S.R.S, Ayalew, G., Braverman, AS, and Axiotis, CA. Loss of Foxp3 is associated with CD30 expression in the Anaplastic Large Cell Subtype of ATLL in US Caribbean Patients. Am J Surg. Pathol. In Press.
  • Huan, C., Kelly , M.L., Steele, R., Shapira, I., Gottesman, SRS., and Roman, C.A.J. Mitf related transcription factors TFE3 and TFEB are critical for CD40L expression and thymus-dependent humoral immunity. Nature Immunol 7:1082-1091, 2006.
  • Salarieh, A., Rao, C., Gottesman, S.R.S., Alagha, O., Todor, O., and Axiotis, C.A.: Plasma cell tumors in HIV positive patients: report of a case and review of the literature. Leuk. Lymphoma 46:1067-1074, 2005.
  • Rao, S.A., Gottesman, S.R.S., Nguyen, M.C., and Braverman, A.S.: T cell lymphoma associated with myelofibrosis. Leukemia and Lymphoma 44:715-718, 2003.
  • Sakhalkar, V., Rao, S., Gottesman, S.R.S., and Miller, S.: Hemophagocytosis and granulomas in bone marrow in a child with Down's syndrome. J. Ped. Hematol. Oncol. 23:623-625, 2001.