Our Department has been making important contributions in the field of pathology for more than a century.
The Mount Sinai Department of Pathology was established when Dr. Henry N. Heineman was appointed its first pathologist.
Started the first chemistry department in a New York hospital and one of the first in the country, headed by Samuel Bookman, PhD.
The Department separated from the administrative departments. The staff included Frederick S. Mandlebaum, MD, pathologist and Emanuel Libman, MD, Assistant Pathologist as well as a laboratory assistant, an intern in pathology, and a physiological chemist and assistant.
Grew by 15 staff members and for the first time displayed a scientific exhibit at a major medical meeting.
Nathan Brill, MD, in collaboration with Dr. Mandelbaum, described the pathologic features of Gaucher's disease.
Dr. Libman and Dr. Benjamin Sachs described Libman-Sachs endocarditis.
Paul Klemperer, MD, became Chairman of the Department of Pathology.
Dr. George Baehr and Dr. Klemperer describe giant follicle lymphoblastoma.
Emanuel Rubin, MD, was named Chair of Pathology.
Mamoru Kaneko, MD, was named Chief of Surgical Pathology.
Jerome Kleinerman, MD, became the Chairman of the Department.
Allen Schiller, MD, was appointed as the third Irene Heinz Given and John LaPorte Professor of Pathology and Chair of the Department.
Carlos Cordon-Cardo, MD, PhD, was appointed Chair of the Department of Pathology.