Samir Kahwash, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Samir Kahwash, MD

Samir Kahwash, MD

Anatomic Pathology
Vice Chair, Education; Director, Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Training

Clinical Pathology
Vice Chair, Education; Director, Hematopathology

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Vice Chair

Pathology Fellowship
Program Director

Contact Information

Laboratory Medicine/Anatomic Pathology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5450
FX: (614) 722-2899
E-mail Me
Children's Research Institute
700 Childrens Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2700

Biography

Samir Kahwash, MD, is Vice-Chair for Education in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical Director of Hematopathology Services, a Pathologist in the Sections of Clinical and Anatomic Pathology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is the Program Director for the fellowship in pediatric pathology. His clinical interests are pediatric lymphomas and leukemias, heritable coagulopathies and pathology education. He is a co-investigator in the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Reference Lab for the Study of Pediatric ALL. He is a reviewer of COG Phase III trial of (myelotarg) treatment for AML in children and young adults (AAML0531) and also a reviewer for COG study of Myelodysplastic Syndrome/TMD of Down’s (COG A2971). He is coinvestigator for neuroblastoma pathology review (COG 5285061) and reviewer for Johns Hopkins SPORE study (for EBV and Hodgkin’s disease).

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Arabic

Research Interests

Education and Training

Fellowship

  • Columbus Children's Hospital

Medical School

  • Damascus University Medical School

Residency

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania

Fellowship

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania

Medical School

  • Damascus University Hospitals
    Date Completed: 06/30/1983

Internship

  • Damascus University Hospitals
    Date Completed: 06/30/1983

Residency

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania / Allegheny Genera
    Date Completed: 06/30/1991

Fellowship

  • Medical College of Pennsylvania / Allegheny Genera
    Date Completed: 06/30/1992

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993

Department:

  • Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Section:

  • Anatomic Pathology

Specialty:

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Hematology
  • Pediatric Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/15/1994

Publications

  • Gamis AS, Alonzo TA, Meshinchi S, Sung L, Gerbing RB, Raimondi SC, Hirsch BA, Kahwash SB, Heerema-McKenney A, Winter L, Glick K, Davies SM, Byron P, Smith FO, Aplenc R. 2014. Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin in Children and Adolescents With De Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia Improves Event-Free Survival by Reducing Relapse Risk: Results From the Randomized Phase III Children's Oncology Group Trial AAML0531.  J Clin Oncol. Vol. 55, no. August: 1-20.
  • Sharma R,Rhodes M,Varga E, Kahwash SB. 2014. Hemoglobin K-Woolwich (Hb KW): Diagnosis, clinical manifestations and interactions.  Open Journal of Pathology. Vol. 4, no. 3. (July): 110-115.
  • Woods, GM; Kahwash SB, Bajwa RP; Guinipero T. 2014. Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia in a One-Year- Old Girl Diagnosed with JAK2-V617F Mutation Positive Myeloproliferative Neoplasm,.  Case reports in Medicine. Vol. 2014, no. March: 1-4.
  • Sharma R, Hemminger JA, Kahwash SB. 2014. Clinical Pathological Correlation Quiz: A 7-Mont-Old Girl with Congenital Neutropenia and Increased Bone Marrow “Blasts”.  Ojpathology. Vol. Volume 4, no. No 1, January 2014. (March): 1-4.
  • Arnold MA, Kahwash SB. 2014. Phagocytized Neutrophil Fragments in the Bone Marrow: A Phenomenon Most Commonly Associated with Hodgkin Lymphoma.  ISRN Hematology. Vol. Volume 2014, no. March: e5.
  • Al-Rawabdeh SM, Prasad V, King DR, Kahwash SB. 2013. Xanthogranulomatous Appendicitis in a Child: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature.  CASE REPORTS IN MEDICINE. Vol. 2013, no. September: e498191.
  • Patel S, Hemminger JA, Kahwash SB. 2013. Clinical Pathologic Quiz: A 9 month old boy with hemolytic anemia.  Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Vol. 5, no. 4. (July): 223-6.
  • Kahwash BM, Kahwash SB. 2013. Stillborn Twins at 26 Weeks of Gestation.  IBNOSINA JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES. Vol. 5, no. 1. (February): 50-51.
  • Qualtieri J, Kahwash SB. 2013. Incidental Finding of Isolated Rosai-Dorfman Disease in the Tonsils of a 4-Year-Old Girl: A Case Report and a Brief Review of Current Practice in Tonsillectomy Specimen Handling.  OPEN JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY. Vol. 7, no. January: 7-9.
  • Plocharczyk EF, O’Brien SH, Crumbacher JL, Kahwash SB. 2012. Platelet Hyperreactivity: Report of a case with catastrophic arterial thrombosis in a child.  LABORATORY HEMATOLOGY. Vol. 18, no. December: 22-26.
  • Plocharczyk EF, O'Brien SH, Crumbacher JL, Kahwash SB. 2012. Platelet hyperreactivity: report of a case with catastrophic arterial thrombosis in a child.  Laboratory Hematology. Vol. 18, no. 4. (December): 22-26.
  • Cajaiba MM, Kahwash SB. 2012. Interfollicular Hodgkin lymphoma in children: an uncommon mimicker of reactive lymphadenopathy.  LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA. Vol. 53, no. 9. (September): 1814-1816.
  • Hemminger JA, AbuAlsheikh N, Kahwash SB. 2012. Identification and Reporting of Common Hemoglobin Disorders: A Review.  IBNOSINA JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES. Vol. 4, no. 3. (May): 63-77.
  • Almarzooqi S, Crumbacher J, Firgau E, Kahwash S. 2011. Comparison of Peripheral Blood versus Bone Marrow Blasts Immunophenotype in Pediatric Acute Leukemias.  IBNOSINA JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES. Vol. 3, no. 6. (December): 195-204.
  • Rawlinson NJ, Baker P, Kahwash SB. 2011. Burkitt's leukemia with an atypical immunophenotype: report of a case and review of literature.  LABORATORY HEMATOLOGY. Vol. 17, no. 4. (December): 27-31.
  • Almarzooqi S, Kahwash SB. 2011. Detached respiratory cilia: An organism mimicker in BAL specimens.  ADVANCES IN ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY. Vol. 18, no. 5. (September): 414-414.
  • AbuAlsheikh N, Kahwash SB. 2011. Pathology Quiz.  IBNOSINA JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES. Vol. 3, no. 4. (August): 139-142.
  • Onimoe GI, Kahwash SB, Termuhlen A, Gross TG, Varga E, Rose MJ. 2011. Bilateral Burkitt Lymphoma of the Ovaries: a report of a case in a child with williams syndrome.  CASE REPORTS IN MEDICINE. Vol. 2011, no. May: e327263.
  • Alsayouf H, Zamel KM, Heyer GL, Khuhro AL, Kahwash SB, de los Reyes EC. 2011. Role of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene (MTHFR) 677C > T polymorphism in pediatric cerebrovascular disorders.  JOURNAL OF CHILD NEUROLOGY. Vol. 26, no. 3. (March): 318-321.
  • Huppmann AR, Coffin CM, Hoot AC, Kahwash S, Pawel BR. 2011. Congenital peribronchial myofibroblastic tumor: Comparison of fetal and postnatal morphology.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 2. (March): 124-129.
  • Almarzooqi S, Leber A, Kahwash SB. 2010. Artifacts and Organism Mimickers in Pathology Case Examples and Review of Literature.  ADVANCES IN ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY. Vol. 17, no. 4. (July): 277-281.
  • Binkovitz LA, Lorenz EA, di Lorenzo C, Kahwash S. 2010. Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis: radiologic findings with pathologic correlation.  PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY. Vol. 40, no. 5. (May): 714-719.
  • Almarzooqi S, Crumbacher J, Firgau E, Kahwash S. 2010. Immunophenotypic Comparison of Peripheral Blood Versus Bone Marrow Blasts in Pediatric Acute Leukemias. In The Society of Pediatric Pathology Meeting
  • Almarzooqi,S; Crumbacher,J; Firgau,E; Kahwash,S,B. 2010. Immunophenotypic Comparison of Peripheral Blood (Pb) Versus Bone Marrow (Bm) Blasts in Pediatric Acute Leukemias. In Spring Meeting of the Society-for-Pediatric-Patholoy
  • Almarzooqi S, Hammond S, Kahwash SB. 2010. Hodgkin lymphoma in a thymic cyst: report of a case with multiple secondary neoplasms.  CASE REPORTS IN MEDICINE. Vol. 2010, no. January: e795037.
  • Amer HZ, Prasad V, Kahwash S. 2010. Rosai-Dorfman Disease of the tonsil in a 4 year old boy: Case report and review of literature.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY EXTRA. Vol. 1, no. January: e1.
  • Rawlinson N, Baker P, Kahwash S. 2009. Burkitt Leukmia With an Atypical Immunophenotype: Report of a Case and Review of Literature. In Fall Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Pathology
  • Mast KJ, Hammond S, Qualman SJ, Kahwash SB. 2009. The Coinheritance of Beta- and Alpha- Thalassemia: a review of one patient and her family.  Laboratory hematology: official publication of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology. Vol. 15, no. 3. (September): 30-33.
  • Bedrnicek J, Thornton D, Salamon D, Kahwash S. 2009. Genetic Testing for Inherited Thrompbophilia Risk Factors: Data from a Major Pediatric Institution. In Spring Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Pathology
  • Urs L; Qualman SJ; Kahwash SB. 2009. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: report of seven cases and review of literature.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 12, no. 2. (March): e136.
  • Urs L, Qualman SJ, Kahwash SB. 2009. Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia: Report of Seven Cases and Review of Literature.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 12, no. 2. (March): 136-142.
  • Mast KJ; Hammond S; Qualman SJ; Kahwash SB. 2009. The coinheritance of beta- and alpha- thalassemia: a review of one patient and her family.  Laboratory Hematology: Official Publication Of The International Society For Laboratory Hematology. Vol. 15, no. 3. (January): e30.
  • Lorenz E, Binkovitz L, DiLorenzo C, Kahwash S. Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Fluoroscopic Findings With Endoscopic and Pathology Correlation. In The 46th Meeting of the European Society of Pediatric Radiology
  • Lorenz E, binkovitz L, Kahwash S, Bates G. 2009. Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Clinical, Radiologic and Pathologic Correlation.  Pediatr Pathol. Vol. supp 2, no. 39. (January): s288-s327.
  • Bedrnicek J, Thornton D, Salamon D, Kahwash S. 2009. Genetic Testing for Inherited Thrombophilia Risk Factors: Data from a Major Pediatric Institution.  Pediatr Dev Pathol. Vol. 4, no. 12. (January): e313.
  • Urs L; Stevens L; Kahwash SB. 2008. Leukemia presenting as solid tumors: report of four pediatric cases and review of the literature.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 11, no. 5. (September): e370.
  • Urs L, Stevens L, Kahwash SB. 2008. Leukemia Presenting as Solid Tumors: Report of Four Pediatric Cases and Review of the Literature.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 11, no. 5. (September): 370-376.
  • Tanakorn S, Adler BA, Kahwash SB. 2008. Burkitt's Lymphoma/Leukemia in a 15-Year-Old Male.  Radiology Case Reports. Vol. 2, no. 3. (June): 1-8.
  • Swedan N, Nicol K, Moder P, Kahwash SB. 2008. An "Acquired" Hemoglobin J Variant in a Sickle Cell Disease Patient.  Therapeutics and clinical risk management. Vol. 4, no. 3. (June): 649-652.
  • Swedan N; Nicol K; Moder P; Kahwash S. 2008. An "acquired" hemoglobin J variant in a sickle cell disease patient.  Therapeutics And Clinical Risk Management. Vol. 4, no. 3. (June): e649.
  • Higman MA, Schwatz CL, Chen L, Chen AR, Friedman D, Hutchison R, Kahwash SB, Orr C, Ambinder RF. 2008. "Epstein Barr Viral DNA in the Serum of Children and Adolescents with Hodgkin Disease and Early Response to Chemotherapy.". In American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Kahwash SB, Fung B, Savelli S, Bleesing JJ, Qualman SJ. 2007. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS): A case with congenital onset.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 10, no. 4. (July): 315-319.
  • Kahwash,Samir,B; Fung,Bonita; Savelli,Stephanie; Bleesing,Jack,J; Qualman,Stephen,J. 2007. Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS): A case with congenital onset. In Joint Meeting of the Society-for-Pediatric-Pathology/Pediatric-Pathology-Society
  • Kahwash SB; Fung B; Savelli S; Bleesing JJ; Qualman SJ. 2007. Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS): a case with congenital onset.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 10, no. 4. (July): e315.
  • Kesserwan C, Boue DR, Kahwash SB. 2007. Isolated Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in the Bone Marrow: Report of a case and review of the literature.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 10, no. 2. (March): 161-164.
  • Kesserwan C; Boué DR; Kahwash SB. 2007. Isolated juvenile xanthogranuloma in the bone marrow: report of a case and review of the literature.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 10, no. 2. (March): e161.
  • Mast K, Qualman S, Kahwash S. 2007. The Interaction of Beta and Alpha Thalassemia Co-inheritance in One Family. In SPP Meeting
  • Nicol K, Swedan N, Moder P, Kahwash S, Rose M, Kerlin B. 2006. Hemolytic Anemia in a 5 year-old Child.  Lab Med. Vol. 12, no. 37. (December): 746-748.
  • Legallo RD, Kahwash SB, Lindsey T. 2006. A 7 month-old infant girl with anemia - Pathologic diagnosis: beta-thalassemia intermedia.  ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE. Vol. 130, no. 6. (June): 879-881.
  • Koesters N, Bruney J, Kahwash S, Yeager N, Mrozek K, Heerema NA. 2006. Complex Karyotype in a Rare Cutaneous Gamma/Delta T-Cell Lymphoma. In Association of Genetics Technology
  • Legallo RD; Kahwash S; Lindsey T. 2006. A 7-month-old infant girl with anemia. Beta-thalassemia intermedia.  Archives Of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Vol. 130, no. 6. (June): e879.
  • Picu M; Kahwash S; Crumbacher J; Blanchong C. 2005. An 8-year-old girl with thrombocytopenia. Bernard-Soulier syndrome variant.  Archives Of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Vol. 129, no. 12. (December): ee214.
  • Picu M, Kahwash SB, Crumbacher J, Blanchong C. 2005. An 8-year-old girl with thrombocytopenia. Bernard-Soulier syndrome variant.  ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE. Vol. 129, no. 12. (December): e214-7.
  • Kahwash SB, Fung B, Savelli S, Bleesing JJ, Qualman SJ. 2005. Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS): A case with congenital onset. In Joint Meeting of the Society-for-Pediatric-Pathology/Pediatric-Pathology-Society
  • Fung B; Kahwash S; Trice P. 2005. A 17-month-old girl with erythrocytosis.  Archives Of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Vol. 129, no. 8. (August): ee181.
  • Fung B, Kahwash SB, Trice P. 2005. A 17-month-old girl with erythrocytosis: a case of HbS/HBFH, double heterozygous.  ARCHIVES OF PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE. Vol. 129, no. 8. (August): e181-2.
  • Saxena K; Ranalli M; Khan N; Blanchong C; Kahwash SB. 2005. Fatal stroke in a child with severe iron deficiency anemia and multiple hereditary risk factors for thrombosis.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 44, no. 2. (March): e175.
  • Saxena K, Ranalli M, Khan N, Blanchong C, Kahwash SB. 2005. Fatal stroke in a child with severe iron deficiency anemia and multiple hereditary risk factors for thrombosis.  CLINICAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 44, no. 2. (March): 175-180.
  • Fung Br, Savelli S, Kahwash SB. 2005. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Symdrome: A Congenital Case Starting in the Spleen and Spreading to Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood. In The Joint Meeting of Pediatric Pathology Society and Society of Pedatric Pathology
  • Park A, Morgenstern KE, Kahwash SB, Foster JA. 2004. Pediatric canaliculitis and stone formation.  OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY. Vol. 20, no. 3. (May): 243-246.
  • Park A; Morgenstern KE; Kahwash SB; Foster JA. 2004. Pediatric canaliculitis and stone formation.  Ophthalmic Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery. Vol. 20, no. 3. (May): e243.
  • Wynn TT, Heerema NA, Hammond S, Ranalli M, Kahwash SB. 2003. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia with hypereosinophilia: Report of a case with 5q deletion and review of the literature.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 6, no. 6. (November): 558-563.
  • Wynn TT; Heerema NA; Hammond S; Ranalli M; Kahwash SB. 2003. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia with hypereosinophilia: report of a case with 5q deletion and review of the literature.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 6, no. 6. (November): e558.
  • Bayoumy M; Wynn T; Jamil A; Kahwash S; Klopfenstein K; Ruymann F. 2003. Prenatal presentation supports the in utero development of congenital leukemia: a case report.  Journal Of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Official Journal Of The American Society Of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Vol. 25, no. 2. (February): e148.
  • Bayoumy M, Wynn T, Jamil A, Kahwash SB, Klopfenstein K, Ruymann F. 2003. Prenatal presentation supports the in utero development of congenital leukemia: A case report.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY. Vol. 25, no. 2. (February): 148-152.
  • Kahwash,S,B; Qualman,S,J. 2002. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: Report of six cases with precursor B-cell lineage. In Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Pediatric-Pathology
  • Kahwash S and Qualman S. Cutaneous Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in Children: A report of six cases with precursor B cell lineage. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology (5): 45-53, 2002. 
  • Kahwash SB, Qualman SJ. 2002. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: Report of six cases with precursor B-cell lineage.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 5, no. 1. (January): 45-53.
  • Kahwash,S,B; Qualman,S,J. 2002. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: Report of six cases with precursor B-cell lineage. In Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Pediatric-Pathology
  • Kahwash SB; Qualman SJ. 2002. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: report of six cases with precursor B-cell lineage.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 5, no. 1. (January): e45.
  • Blanchong CA; Olshefski R; Kahwash S. 2001. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia: case report of chronic neutropenia and rheumatoid arthritis-like symptoms in a child.  Pediatric And Developmental Pathology: The Official Journal Of The Society For Pediatric Pathology And The Paediatric Pathology Society. Vol. 4, no. 1. (January): e94.
  • Blanchong CA, Olshefski R and Kahwash S. Large granular cell leukemia: a case report of chronic neutropenia and rheumatoid arthritis-like symptoms in a child. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology (4): 94-99, 2001.
  • Blanchong CA, Oshefski R, Kahwash SB. 2001. Large granular lymphocyte leukemia: Case report of chronic neutropenia and rheumatoid arthritis-like symptoms in a child.  PEDIATRIC AND DEVELOPMENTAL PATHOLOGY. Vol. 4, no. 1. (January): 94-99.
  • Jamil A; Theil KS; Kahwash S; Ruymann FB; Klopfenstein KJ. 2000. TEL/AML-1 fusion gene. its frequency and prognostic significance in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  Cancer Genetics And Cytogenetics. Vol. 122, no. 2. (October): e73.
  • Jamil A, Theil KS, Kahwash SB, Ruymann FB, Klopfenstein KJ. 2000. TEL/AML-1 fusion gene: its frequency and prognostic significance in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.  CANCER GENETICS AND CYTOGENETICS. Vol. 122, no. 2. (October): 73-78.
  • Kahwash S, Zhong ZD, Newton WA, Hammond MS, Rauck A, Hutchinson C, Boles ET, Qualman SJ, Groffenman S, Ruymann F. 2000. Hodgkin's Disease in Children: A Review of 147 Cases Diagnosed and Treated Over a Span of 50 Years. In The 21st Annual Children's Hospital Research Forum
  • Jamil A, Thiel K, Kahwash S, Ruymann FB and Klapfenstein KJ. TEL/AMLI Fusion Gene: it's frequency and prognostic significance in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, 122(2): 73-78, 2000. 
  • Kahwash S, Zhong ZD, Newton WA, Hammond MS, Rauck A, Hutchinson C, Boles ET, Qualman SJ, Groffenman S, Ruymann F. 2000. Hodgkin's Disease in Children: A Review of 147 CAses Diagnosed and Treated Over a Span of 50 Years. In The Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Pathology
  • Tang JY, Kahwash SB, Hutchison CL, Rauck AM, Ruymann FB, Newton WA. 1999. Burkitt's lymphoma in children: A 50-year experience at a single mid-Ohio, USA institution.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY. Vol. 6, no. 3. (January): 199-207.
  • Tang JY, Kahwash S, Hutchison C, Rauck AM, Ruymann FB, Newton WA. 1999. Burkitt's Lymphoma in Children: A 50-Year Experience at a Single Mid-Ohio, USA, Institution.  Int J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. Vol. 3, no. 6. (January): 199-207.
  • Kahwash SB, Qualman S. 1999. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: A report of five cases with precursor B-cell lineage.
  • Kahwash,S; Qualman,S. 1999. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: A report of five cases with precursor B-cell lineage. In LABORATORY INVESTIGATION
  • Kahwash SB, Qualman S. 1999. Cutaneous lymphoblastic lymphoma in children: A report of five cases with precursor B-cell lineage.  LABORATORY INVESTIGATION. Vol. 79, no. 1. (January): 3P-3P.
  • Tang JY, Kahwash S, Hutchison C, Rauck AM, Ruymann FB, Newton WA. 1999. Burkitt's Lymphoma in Children: A 50-Year Experience at a Single Mid-Ohio USA, Institution. In International Society of Pediatric Oncology, September 1997
  • Kahwash S, Qualman S. 1999. Cutaneous Lymphoblastic Lymphoma in Children: A Report of Six Cases with Precursor B Cell Lineage. In The Society for Pediatric Pathology Meeting
  • Graham S, Kahwash S, Durbin JE. 1998. Immunopathology of REspiratory Syncytial Virus Infection, using Knockout Mice to Study Pathogenesis. In The Society for Pediatric pathology Annual Meeting
  • Rauck A, Tang JY, Kahwash S, Newton WA, Huchison CL, Ruymann FB. 1998. Pathologic Review of 191 CAses of Pediatric Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at Children's Hospital. In ASPH/O Annual Meeting
  • Graham BS, Kahwash SB, Durbin JE. 1998. Immunopathology of respiratory syncytial virus infection; Using knockout mice to study pathogenesis.
  • Zhu L; Kahwash SB; Chang LS. 1998. Developmental expression of mouse erythrocyte protein 4.2 mRNA: evidence for specific expression in erythroid cells.  Blood. Vol. 91, no. 2. (January): e695.
  • Boue D, Qualman S, Hammond S, Kahwash S and Schauer G. Fatty acid oxidation disorders and sudden "unexplained" death in children. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology Vol. 1 (3), 1998.
  • Boue D, Qualman S, Hammond S, Kahwash S, Schauer G. 1998. Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders and Sudden "Unexplained" Death in Children. In The Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric Pathology
  • Zhu LY, Kahwash SB, Chang LS. 1998. Developmental expression of mouse erythrocyte protein 4.2 mRNA: Evidence for specific expression in erythroid cells.  BLOOD. Vol. 91, no. 2. (January): 695-705.
  • Lingyun Z, Kahwash S and Chang LS. Developmental expression of mouse erythrocyte protein 4.2 mRNA: evidence for specific expression in erythroid cells. BLOOD; Vol. 91, No. 2, 695-705, 1998.
  • Martinez DA; Kahwash S; O'Dorisio MS; Lloyd TV; McGhee RB Jr; Qualman SJ. 1996. Disseminated neuroblastoma in the nude rat. A xenograft model of human malignancy.  Cancer. Vol. 77, no. 2. (January): e409.
  • Martinez DA, Kahwash SB, Odorisio MS, Lloyd TV, McGhee RB, Qualman SJ. 1996. Disseminated neuroblastoma in the nude rat - A xenograft model of human malignancy.  CANCER. Vol. 77, no. 2. (January): 409-419.
  • Fox M, Crum D, Ruymann F, Kahwash S, Sneddon J, Olson T. 1995. Use of Nurse Screening in Evaluation of Children Referred fr Bleeding Workup: Increased Savings in Outpatient Testing. In National Hemophilia Foundation Annual Conference
  • Jaroscak J, Kahwash S, Grovas A, Rauck A. 1995. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia as a Secondary Malignancy: Two Case Reports and a Review of Literature. In The 16th Annual Research Forum of Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH
  • Fox M, Crum D, Ruymann F, Kahwash s, Sneddon J, Olson T. 1995. Use of Nurse Screening in Evaluation of Children REferred for Bleeding Workup: Increased Savings in Outpatient Testing. In American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Annual Meeting
  • Martinez DA, Kahwash S, O'Dorisio MS, Lloyd TV, McGhee RB, Qualman S. 1993. Disseminated Neuroblastoma in the Nude Rat: A Xenograft Model of Human Malignancy. In Society of Pediatric Pathology Annual Meeting
  • Kahwash,S; Martinez,D; Qualman,S; Rauck,A; McCart,L. 1993. A MODEL OF TRANSPLANTABLE AND METASTATIC HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA IN THE NUDE RAT. In LABORATORY INVESTIGATION
  • Hamoudi AC, Kahwash S. 1993. Retinal Hemorrhage in an Infant With Fulminant Group B Streptococcal Meningitis. In Interim Meeting of Society of Pediatric Pathology
  • Rauck A, McCart L, Martinez D, Kahwash S, Qualman S. 1993. A Nude Rat Model of Human Neuroblastoma Using Orthotopic Implaintation. In The 14th Research Forum of Columbus Children's Hospital
  • Kahwash SB, Martinez D, Qualman S, Rauck A, McCart L. 1993. A MODEL OF TRANSPLANTABLE AND METASTATIC HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA IN THE NUDE RAT.  LABORATORY INVESTIGATION. Vol. 68, no. 1. (January): P5-P5.
  • Kahwash,S; Martinez,D; Qualman,S; Rauck,A; McCart,L. 1993. A MODEL OF TRANSPLANTABLE AND METASTATIC HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA IN THE NUDE RAT. In Society of Pediatric Pathology
  • Sharma,R; Hemminger,JA; Kahwash,SB. Clinical Pathological Correlation Quiz: A 7 month-old girl with congenital neutropenia and increased bone morrow “blasts”.  Open Journal of Pathology.
  • KahwashSB, Pierson C. CSF and CNS Cytology. In Pediatric Cytopathology: A Practical Guide. Edited by Monaco SE, Teot LA.
  • Kahwash BM, Chen W, Kahwash SB. Rosette-like Structures in the Bone Marrow of a Child Treated for Neuroblastoma: The story of "red" cells in a "green" machine!.  Ibnosina Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
  • KahwashSB. Artifacts, Contaminants and Mimics. In Pediatric Cytopatholog: A Practical Guide. Edited by Monaco SE, Teot LA.
  • Kahwash S, Fung B, Savelli S, Bleesing J, Qualman S. Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS): A Case with Congenital Onset. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology 10: 315-319, 2007.
  • Kesserwan C, Boué D, Kahwash S. Isolated Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in the Bone Marrow: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology 10: 161-164, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Certificate of Academic Excellence; awarded for ranking 8th nationwide in the general (Pre-college) examination - Science branch, Ministry of Education, Syria, 1977
  • National Arab American Medical Association, Chapter President, 2007-2011
  • Academic Merit Scholarship to College/Medical School combined program, Damascus University , 1977-1983
  • Syrian Medical Association Recognition Award for Outstanding Contributions to the 6th Annual Hosn Medical Conference, August 2010
  • Society of Pediatric Pathology, Member, 1993-present
  • Certificate of Recognition Award for Dedicated Service Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 2007
  • National Arab American Medical Association, Member, 2005-present
  • College of American Pathologists, Fellow, 1992-present
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Member, 1990-present
  • Central Ohio Society of Pathologists, Member, 1993-present
  • Department of Laboratory Medicine "2007 Educator of the Year" Award Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
  • Recognition Award: Awarded for outstanding commitment and contribution to education of residents and fellows at the Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, 2004
  • Consumers Research Council of America
  • Listed, Guide to America’s Top Pathologists
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