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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Pathology


Photo of Kameelah  Tigaris

Kameelah Tigaris, MD

Director of Cytology Laboratory

Department of Pathology Kings County Hospital Center

Tel: 718-245-5366


Education and Training
  • 2002-2006    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey Doctorate of Medicine
  • 1997-2002    Rutgers University, Cook College Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
Post Doctoral Training
  • 2010/2011    Leopold G. Koss, M.D. Division of Cytology Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine Cytology Fellow
  • 2006-2010    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
    Chief Resident of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, July 2009 – June 2010
Certification and Lisencure
  • 2019    NYS DOH: Certificate of Qualification in Cytopathology and Histopathology
  • 2011    American Board of Pathology: Cytopathology
  • 2010    American Board of Pathology: Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
  • 2010    New York State Medical License full, unrestricted
  • 2012    New Jersey State Medical License full, unrestricted
  • 2014    California State Medial License full, unrestricted
  • Guo-Xia Tong MD, PhD, Kameelah Broadway MD, Qing Chang MD, PhD, Fanyi Kong MD, Diane Hamele-Bena MD. Metastatic Insular Thyroid Carcinoma Masquerades as Neuroendocrine Tumor in Lung on CT-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Diagnostic Cytopathology 44: 857–859
  • Arce J, Broadway K, Somma J, Khader S. A Case of Plasmablastic Lymphoma Diagnosed on Liquid-Based Pap test. Diagnostic Cytopathology.  42:956–958.
  • Sunit S Jariwala, Ariel A Benson, Payal P Patel, Adam A Friedman, Kameelah Broadway. An Unusual Association between Sweet's Syndrome and Metastatic Papillary Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma. Ann Dermatol 25 (1):84-87.
  • Kang BP, Fasipe B, Broadway K, Chegounchi M, Meggs L, Malhotra.  Protein Kinase C Signaling and Expression of the Diabetic Cardiac Phenotype.  Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Diabetes. Springer. 2003. pgs 409-426.