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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Department of Pathology


Alejandro Zuretti, MD

Alejandro Zuretti, MD

Clinical Chemistry
Department of Pathology

Tel: (718) 270-1689


Education and Training

School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Doctor of Medicine (1983)
Cum Laude

School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Bachelor's Degree (1976)


Professional Associations:

COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS, Fellow and Inspector, Team Leader

THE JOINT COMMISSION, Pathologist Specialist and Laboratory Inspector

THE JOINT COMMISSION, Certified Yellow Belt for Robust Process Improvement, Enterprise Yellow Belt Certification Council



Human Research and Biomedical Investigator – Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative   


Certifications and Licenses
  • Board Certification by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 6/1991
  • New York State Laboratory Director, CQ Code: ZUREA 1
  • New York State Medical License (190573), issued 10/02/92
  • Pennsylvania Medical License (41316), issued 8/29/90
  • ECFMG Certificate Number 388-285-9, 1984
  • FLEX, ID 590916500, June 1988
  • Evaluation and characterization of monoclonal gammopathies using serum protein electrophoresis in a major urban population: one institution’s experience D. Laskar, A. Zuretti et al. Journal of Investigative Medicine September 2017 doi: 10.1136/jim-2017-000446
  • Stability of values for the activities of critical enzymes assayed in serum    C.Chua, E.Tifigiu, A. Zuretti, MR Pincus et al.  Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology, August 2017    doi: 10.15761/CDP.1000115
  • Evaluation of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) direct antigen detection assays for use in point-of-care testing.    G. Leonardi, A. Zuretti et al.  Journal of Virological Methods  213 (2015)  131-134
  • Comparison of Conventional Lateral-flow Assays and a New Fluorescent Immunoassay to Detect Influenza Viruses, G. Leonardi, A. Wilson and A. Zuretti, Journal of Virological Methods 189 (2013)  379-382   Ref: VIRNET12078
  • Synchronous Duodenal Carcinoid and Adenocarcinoma of the Colon. L. Gao, S. Lipka, B. Avezbakiyev, A. Zuretti, P. Mustacchia.   World Journal of Oncology 2012; 3(5):239-242