School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Doina David, M.D.
Associate Professor
Medical Director of Hematology
Sinai-Grace Hospital
Lab Director - Berry Surgical Center
Department of Pathology
Sinai-Grace Hospital
6071 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 966-1769
Surgical Pathology and Hematopathology
Administrative Contact
Armadine Knighten
Phone:(313) 966-3333

Dr. David is a senior pathologist with over 14 years of experience in both clinical and anatomic pathology. Dr. David has also subspeciality training and board certification in hematopathology. Dr. David is mainly based at Sinai-Grace Hospital and practice general pathology, including surgical pathology and cytology, as well as hematopathology, with special expertise in bone marrow, lymph nodes and peripheral blood diagnostic evaluation.

Expertise: Surgical Pathology, clinical pathology, and hematopathology

Research Interests

Colorectal cancer, hematologic malignancies, and thrombophilia


1991-1995: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

1995-1996: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

Other Information

Lecturer of gross pathology to Pathology Assistant Program students
Lecturer to students of Detroit Pre Med Scholar Program


M.D. (1979): Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy, School of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania

Medical Education Responsibilities

Undergraduate Program:
Laboratory Teaching of Pathobiology and Pathophysiology units for 2nd Medical Students

Training faculty of the Pathology Residency Program


1. Crisan D, and David D, 1996, Use of myeloperoxidase mRNA as a marker for myeloid lineage in acute leukemias, Arch Pathol Lab Med, 120: 828-34.

2. Crisan D, and David D, 1996, Use of myeloperoxidase mRNA in monitoring patients with acute myelogenous leukemia for early detection of circulating blasts, Mol Diagn, 4: 313-9.

3. Crisan D, Mattson JC, and David D, 1998, Inherited thrombophilia due to factor V Leiden mutation, Documenta Haemat, 1: 38-45.

4. Ullah N, Qureshi K, Hatfield J, Sochaki P, David D, Albataineh H, mej L, Kenkre c, Lawson M, and Tobi M, 2004, Small early tubular adenomas and mixed colonic polyps found on screening flexible sigmoidoscopy do not predict proximal neoplasia in males, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, 2: 246-51.

5. Saha S, Dan A, Beutler T, Wiese D, Schochet E, Badin J, Branigan T, Ng P, Bassily N, and David D, 2004, Sentinel lymph node mapping technique in colon cancer, Sem. In Oncology, 31: 374-81.