Lisa Senzel, MD, PhD, Associate Professor

Lisa Senzel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Chief, Hematology Laboratories
Associate Chief, Transfusion Services
University Hospital, Level 3
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-7300

Tel: (631) 444-2601
Fax: (631) 444-2653

Research interests: Dr. Senzel collaborates on projects involving hematopoietic stem cell expansion, platelet genetic profiles, platelet function testing, and antiplatelet drug resistance.  Other interests include newer anticoagulants, utilization of blood products and laboratory tests, bleeding disorders, transfusion support of stem cell transplantation, indications for apheresis, and clotting disorders such as antiphospholipid syndrome.

Clinical practice: Dr. Senzel is board certified in Clinical Pathology (2004), with subspecialty certification in Transfusion Medicine (2005). She is a practicing apheresis and blood bank physician.  She has experience in interpretation of blood and fluid smears prepared in the hematology laboratory as well as coagulation testing.

Institution and Location   Degree Year(s) Field of Study
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY       MD, PhD 2001 Neuroscience
Washington University, St. Louis, MO       BA 1994 French and Biology

Positions and Employment:

2001-04           Resident, Clinical Pathology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

2004-06           Fellow, Transfusion Medicine, New York Blood Center, New York, NY

2006-present   Chief, Hematology, Coagulation and Cancer Center Clinical Laboratories, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

2006-present   Associate Chief, Transfusion Services, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

2006-2014       Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

2014-present   Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

2014-present   Medical Director, Southampton Hospital Blood Bank, Southampton, NY

Other Experience and Professional Memberships (selected):

2002-present   College of American Pathologists

2002-present   American Society for Clinical Pathology                        

2004-present   American Association of Blood Banks                          

2006-present   American Society for Hematology         

2007-present   Ad hoc reviewer for Genomics Insights, Expert Review of Proteomics, Journal of Proteomics, Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, and Biomarkers in Medicine

2012-present   Laboratory peer inspector for College of American Pathologists                         


2004     First Prize, Clinical/Translational Research, Society for the Study of Blood Young Investigators’ Night

2013     Great Catch of the Week Award, Stony Brook School of Medicine Faculty

2014     Department of Pathology Special Achievement in Clinical Service Award for Clinical Pathology

2015     Department of Pathology Special Achievement in Teaching Award

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