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Sumire Kitahara, MD


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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Sumire Kitahara is a renowned pathologist in West Hollywood, California. She received her medical diploma from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, in 2006. (Prior to that, she was undergraduate at Pomona College in 2002). Dr. Kitahara completed her medical education with a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in 2010 and a fellowship in Hematopathology in 2011, both of them at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She is certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and hematology. Her specialties are pathology and laboratory. Her subspecialties are general pathology and hematopathology. This doctor works at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She was awarded the honors: Sigma Xi from Pomona College, Phi Beta Kappa from Pomona College, Magna Cum Laude from Pomona College, Nathan B Friedman Prize for Outstanding Scholarship and Scientific Merit, in 2008 and 2009, Leo Rigler Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in 2010, Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contribution to Medical Education, Cedars-Sinai,in 2013 and2014. She has published 5 articles in collaboration with other doctors. Besides English, she can speak Japanese.

  • Education & Training


    University of California San Diego

    Medical School


    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center



    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Pathology

  • Hospital & Practice

    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (310) 423-3277

    8700 Beverly Blvd

    Los Angeles, California 90048

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Sumire Kitahara has contributed to 3 publications.

    Expression of S100 Protein in CD4-positive T-cell Lymphomas Is Often Associated With T-cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia.

    Aggarwal N, Pongpruttipan T, Patel S, Bayerl MG, Alkan S, Nathwani B, Surti U, Kitahara S, Chinthammitr Y, Swerdlow SH; Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Dec.

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    Decreased Threshold of Aggregation to Low-Dose Epinephrine is Evidence of Platelet Hyperaggregability in Patients with Thrombosis.

    Hayes, C.,Kitahara, S.,Tcherniantchouk, O.; Hematol Rep. 2014 Oct 16.

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    The 2 stromal compartments of the normal cervix with distinct immunophenotypic and histomorphologic features.

    Kling E, Kitahara S, Posligua L, Malpica A, Silva EG; Ann Diagn Pathol. 2012 Oct.

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