Hooman H. Rashidi, M.D.
Pathology - Hematopathology
Pathology - Clinical
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
- Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Philosophy of Care
Providing the best care possible and treating each patient's case as if they were a family member.
Dr. Rashidi's clinical interests include: Blood Disorders (Lymphomas, Leukemias, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, anemias, and Coagulation/Hemostasis).
Dr. Rashidi's research insterests include residency and Medical Student Education, Hematologic maligancies (Lymphomas, Leukemias, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, anemias, and Coagulation/Hemostasis), Flow cytometry studies, and coagulation/hemostasis.
He is also very involved in residency administration and is currently serving as the Residency program Director .
M.D., University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio TX 2003
M.S., Biology, UC San Diego, San Diego CA 1998
B.S., UC San Diego, San Diego CA 1997
AP/CP Pathology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven CT 2004-2008
Hematopathology, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2008-2009
American Board of Pathology - Hematopathology,
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology,
American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology,
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Fellow
American Society of Hematology
College of American Pathologists, Fellow
Honors and Awards
Excellence in Leadership, Employee Excellence Award, UC Davis Health, 2015
Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Pathology, 2014
UC San Diego Medical School Kaiser Teaching Award for 1st Year Medical Students, 2010
Clinical Pathology Teacher of the Year Award, UC San Digeo School of Medicine, 2009
Administrative Chief Resident, Yale Medical School, 2007
Select Recent Publications
Hooman Rashidi & Ralph Green. Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 6th Edition, Chapter 72. RBC Morphology and Indices and the Clinical Chemistry Interface. Elsevier. 2017.
Sonu RJ, Rashidi HH. Concurrent copper and iron deficiency in a gastric bypass patient: a great mimicker of MDS. Blood. 2015 Apr 16;125(16):2582.
Sonu RJ, Jonas BA, Dwyre DM, Gregg JP, Rashidi HH. Optimal Molecular Methods in Detecting p190 (BCR-ABL) Fusion Variants in Hematologic Malignancies: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Hematol. 2015;2015:458052.
Kudela D, Smith SA, May-Masnou A, Braun GB, Pallaoro A, Nguyen CK, Chuong TT, Nownes S, Allen R, Parker NR, Rashidi HH, Morrissey JH, Stucky GD. Clotting activity of polyphosphate-functionalized silica nanoparticles. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2015 Mar 23;54(13):4018-22.
Papanicolau-Sengos A, Wang-Rodriguez J, Wang HY, Lee RR, Wong A, Hansen LA, Mahooti S, Rashidi HH. Rare case of a primary non-dural central nervous system low grade B-cell lymphoma and literature review. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012;5(1):89-95.
Rashidi H H, Xu D, Shafi N, Smith B, and Rose M. Utility of CD10 by flow cytometry on peripheral blood to differentiate high grade Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) from low grade MDS and normal controls. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012;5(3):224-230.
Hooman H. Rashidi MD & John C Nguyen MD. “Hematology Outlines” Hematology Atlas & Glossary App for iPhone and iPad. April 2012
Hooman H. Rashidi & Scott Rowley, Rossi's Principles of Transfusion Medicine, 4th ed. Chapter 34 Clinical Autologous Transplantation. AABB Press, Feb 3rd 2009.
Hooman H. Rashidi & Lukas K. Buehler, Bioinformatics Basics: Applications in Biological Science and Medicine (2nd Edition) CRC Press LLC, Boca Rotan, 2005.
Rashidi, H. H., Bauer, M., Patterson, J., and Smith, D. D. Sequence Motifs Determine Structure and Ca++-binding by EF-hand Proteins. J. Mol. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 1999 1(1): 175-182.