Momin T. Siddiqui   Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Dr Momin Siddiqui is the Medical Director of the Papanicolaou cytology laboratory at Weill Cornell Medical College. This laboratory is dedicated to Dr. George N. Papanicolaou, a distinguished Professor at Cornell Medical College. In this capacity he manages and supervises the cytopathology laboratory at Weill-Cornell in New York City. The specimen volume exceeds over 50,000 accessions every year and comprises of a wide variety of gynecologic, non-gynecologic specimen, including fine needle aspirations. He also supervises the cytopathology fellowship program at Weill-Cornell and in this capacity spear heads the fellowship teaching program. Dr Siddiqui's research interests are focused on the application of ancillary and molecular techniques in cytology specimens. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles as well as several books and book chapters. In the recent past his publications have focused on HPV testing, and lung and pancreatic tumors. He is currently serving on the Editorial Board of the journals Diagnostic Cytopathology, Cancer Cytopathology, Acta Cytololgica, and the Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology and is an Associate Editor of Diagnostic Cytopathology. Dr Siddiqui is also the Series Editor for "Essentials in Cytopathology", a well known book series dedicated to cytopathology. He currently also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Cytopathology and the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology. Dr. Siddiqui is also a well recognized speaker who contributes to teaching and promoting cytopathology by participating in seminars both nationally and internationally.


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research overview

  • Application of ancillary and molecular testing to cytologic samples with a special interest in lung and pancreatic tumors.


teaching overview

  • Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program



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