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West Campus

Phone: 832-227-1684
Fax: 832-227-1710


18200 Katy Freeway
Suite WB115.73
Houston, TX 77094

Niveen Issaq, MD

Medical Director of Pathology

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship 2017
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Hematology Pathology 2016
University of Mississippi Medical Center Residency Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 2015
Hawler Medical University Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1999


Dr. Issaq’s main interests are hematopathology and molecular pathology. She is involved in a collaborative study regarding molecular etiology of relapsed hematologic malignancy including leukemia and lymphoma.  In addition, she is also involved in collaborative a study regarding molecular etiology of cranial fasciitis. Dr. Issaq is board certified in hematopathology, and anatomic and clinical pathology.


Organization Name Role
American Society of Hematopathology Member
College of American Pathologists Member
United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology Member

Selected Publications

Lei DK, Saul KD, Jackson JD, Isaaq NY, Brodell RT. Perianal Ulceration in a Young Woman. Am J Dermatopathol. 2016 Sep;38(9):709-10.

Huho AN, Issaq N, Iacobas I, Elghetany MT, Lopez-Terrada D, Fisher K, Punia JN. A Rare Case of Pediatric Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Presenting with Severe Thrombocytosis without Leukocytosis. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2016 Jul 25.

Zhu H, Bhaijee F, Isaaq N, Pepper DJ, Backus K, Brown AS, Zhou X, Miele L. Correlation of Notch1, pAKT and nuclear NF-κB expression in triple negative breast cancer. American Journal of Cancer Research 2013 Apr 3;3(2):230-9.

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