Hassan M Yaish, MD.
Medical Director, Intermountain Hemophilia and Thrombosis Treatment Center.
Graduated from college of Medicine, University of Damascus in 1964
Internship in internal medicine and pediatrics at Augesta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem and Damascus city Hospital in Damascus, Syria.
Residency in pediatrics at the Royal medical services at the base hospital in Amman, Jordan and William Beaumont Medical center in Royal Oak, Michigan
Hematology /Oncology fellowship at william Beaumont Medical center, Royal Oak , MI.
Clerkship at Fred Hutchinson cancer center, in Seattle, WA for bone marrow transplant in 1991.
Studies conducted during fellowship and early career in pediatric hematology were mostly on thrombocytopenia in children , neonatal hematology and bleeding disorders.
-Main interest therefore was in benign hematology such as: Anemia, Neutropenia and coagulation defects.
-Neonatal Hematological disorders , and hyperbilirubinemia.
-Bleeding disorders, inherited and acquired.
-Thrombosis and thrombophilia, diagnosis and management.
I gained some experience while working outside the united states in the diagnosis and manageconditions of conditions rarely seen in the USA.
- Red Blood Cell enzyme deficiency such as G6PD, clinical manifestations in various types and management.
-Hemoglobinopathy and Thalassemia.
- Lead poisoning .
Based on morphologic findings of blood smears in neonates and young infants, early diagnosis of red cell membrane defects , enzymopathies , and other hemolytic entities associated with hyperbilirubinemia can be identified in otherwise conditions which might have been labelled as "idiopathic"
-Hereditary Spherocytosis, Elliptocytosis, Pyropoikilocytosis.
-G6PD deficiency, Pyruvate kinase deficiency.
-Schistocytic hemolytic anemia.