Polydorides, Alexandros D., MD, PhD

Specialty: Gastrointestinal Pathology
Dr. Alexandros D. Polydorides is an assistant professor of pathology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and an attending pathologist in the Division of Gastrointestinal Pathology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and regularly presents abstracts at international pathology meetings where he is often invited to lecture on various topics in gastrointestinal pathology. A native of Athens, Greece, Dr. Polydorides graduated from Princeton University (Molecular Biology and Biomedical Engineering) in 1995 and the Tri-Institutional MD/PhD program in 2003, obtaining his MD from Weil Cornell Medical College and his PhD from Rockefeller University where he studied neuronal RNA-binding proteins in the laboratory of Dr. Robert B. Darnell. He completed his Residency in Anatomic Pathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weil Cornell Medical Center in 2006, followed by fellowships in oncologic surgical pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and in gastrointestinal pathology at the University of Michigan where he trained under Dr. Henry D. Appelman. Dr. Polydorides has been the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions throughout his academic career. He is an active member of many academic pathology societies and a regular reviewer of articles submitted for publication to distinguished pathology journals. He continues to collaborate as an investigator in many funded research programs as well as to participate in the teaching and training of medical students, residents, and fellows. Affiliations: Assistant Professor of Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Attending Pathologist, Division of Gastrointestinal Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital Amirsys Publications: