Faculty

Rhonda K. Yantiss [M.D.]

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  • Affiliations : Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical College

Academic Profile at a Glance 

  • Graduated from the University of Kansas in 1992
  • Graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1996
  • Board Certification in Anatomic Pathology

About Your Organization/Department

New York Presbyterian Hospital ranks 6th in the nation among top hospitals 

Publications (since 2010)

 

  • “The Serrated Neoplastic Pathway”, Department of Pathology, New York University, New York, New York, February 2010
  • “Diagnostic Challenges in the Evaluation of Appendiceal Neoplasia”, Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, March 2010
  • “Optimal Approach to Mucosal Biopsy Evaluation of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Who, What, When, Where, and Why,” Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, April, 2010
  • Visiting Professor, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN, August 23, 2010“IBD Case Presentation Clinicopathologic Correlation,” in Update in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition Post-Graduate Course, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, December 2010
  • “Pitfalls in the Evaluation of Pancreatic Neoplasia”, The Big Apple Review and Update:  The Art and Science of Surgical Pathology Postgraduate Pathology Course, New York, New York, April, 2011
  • “Extracolonic Manifestations of Lynch Syndrome: Evaluation of Patients with Heritable Cancer,” in Annual Update on Gastrointestinal Cancers: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, October, 2011
  • “IBD Case Presentation Clinicopathologic Correlation,” in Update in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition Post-Graduate Course, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, December, 2011
  • Visiting Professor, Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Houston, Texas, April 5, 2011
  • “Application of Ancillary Testing to Colorectal Cancer: Who, What, When, Where, and Why,” Grand Rounds, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX January, 2012
  • “Mucosal Healing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” in Intestinal Immune Based Inflammatory Diseases Symposium, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, March, 2012
  • 26) “Barrett Esophagus: Current Concepts and Controversies”, Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Post-Graduate Course: The Surgical Pathology of Neoplastic Disease, New York, New York, April, 2013
  • “Classification and Management of Serrated Colorectal Polyps”, Department of Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Post-Graduate Course: The Surgical Pathology of Neoplastic Disease, New York, New York, April, 2013
  • 28) “Serrated Neoplasia: Facts and Fiction”, 13th Annual Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, October, 2013
  • “AJCC Colorectal Cancer Staging: Putting the 7th Edition into Practice”, 13th Annual Current Topics in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, October, 2013
  • “IBD Challenging Cases,” in Update in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition Post-Graduate Course, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, December, 2013
  • “Serrated Neoplasia: Diagnostic Challenges and Clinical Implications,” Department of Pathology, Yale University Medical School, New Haven, Connecticut, December, 2014

 

  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 2002
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 2004
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 2005
  • M. Desmond Burke, MD Award for Outstanding Contributions to Resident Education, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 2010
  • Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Pathology Annual Prize 2014
Boards - Editorial Boards
2008-current Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2009-current Modern Pathology
2010-current American Journal of Surgical Pathology
2010-current American Journal of Clinical Pathology
2011-current Associate Editor, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
2013-current Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology
 
National Committees
2008-2012 Education Committee, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
2009-2012 Chairperson, Education Committee, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
2009-2010 National Cancer Institutes Cancer Human Biobank Committee
2011-2012 Vice President, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
2012-2013 President-Elect, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
2012-current Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
2013-current Education Committee, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
2013-2014 President, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
2014-current Chair, Nominations Committee, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
 
 
My most important achievement: 

I have established a national post-graduate course in gastrointestinal pathology, the Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas, and Liver
 

Current Lectures

  • Serrated Polyps and Other Frustrating Bumps in the Colon (03/04/2019)
  • 10 Tips for Diagnosing (But Not Over-Diagnosing) Gastric Cancer (03/04/2019)
  • Patterns of Esophagitis: It's Not All GERD Anymore (03/04/2019)
  • Evaluating for MMR Deficiency: Could the Real Lynch Syndrome Please Stand Up? (03/05/2019)
  • Bugs, Drugs and Sprues: Things to Look for in Small Bowel Biopsies (03/05/2019)

Past Lectures

  • Things to Think About When IBD Is On the Table (03/02/2017)
  • Another Classification Scheme for Appendiceal Mucinous Tumors? You Have Got To Be Kidding (03/02/2017)
  • Worms, Wheezes, Weird Diseases: The Differential Diagnosis of Mucosal Eosinophilia (02/28/2017)
  • "Flat and Blue" Once Was Sprue: How Did Things Get So Complicated? (02/27/2017)
  • Difficult Colorectal Polyps: What Is It and What Do I need to Do About It? (02/27/2017)
  • Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned: Open Confession is Good for the Soul (06/18/2015)
  • Ancillary Testing to Colorectal Cancer: Who, What, When, Where and Why (06/18/2015)
  • Serrated Neoplasia: Facts and Fiction (06/17/2015)
  • AJCC Colorectal Cancer Staging: Putting the 7th Edition into Practice (06/17/2015)
  • Evolving Views of Barrett Esophagus: Controversies Even After All These Years (06/17/2015)

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