Clinical Professor of Pathology
Interim Chair of the Department of Pathology
Department of Pathology
Basic Sciences Building
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595
Following his training at Dhaka Medical College, Dr. Islam completed his residency in NYMC's Department of Pathology at Westchester Medical Center (WMC), where he served as chief resident, and fellowship training in hematopathology at New York University Medical Center in New York City. In 2005, he joined the staff of WMC as an attending pathologist and the NYMC School of Medicine's academic faculty.
Over more than a decade, Dr. Islam has been engaged in numerous academic and hospital activities that include serving as the residency program director for the Department of Pathology, as an active member of the NYMC Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects Oncology Panel, as a member of the General Medical Education executive committee, and as an advisor, educator and mentor to students. Dr. Islam most recently served as chief of anatomic pathology and medical director for hematopathology.
Dr. Islam has served in leadership roles both nationally and internationally. He is currently the chair of the New York State Delegation of the American College of Pathologists and vice president of the New York State Society of Pathologists. He is the author of several peer-reviewed articles representing the collaborative work of the Department of Pathology, together with several other departments at NYMC and WMC. Dr. Islam has been the named as a Top Pathologist by the New York Top Doctor patient review