School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine


Syed Y. Zaidi, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Wayne State University
Department of Pathology
6071 W Outer drive
Detroit, MI 48235

(313) 966-3333
Hematopathology (Peripheral blood, lymph nodes, bone marrow, spleen) General Surgical pathology, Oncologic pathology with special interest in GI and soft tissue pathology
Administrative Contact
Jeselyn Krato
Phone: (313) 966-3333
Fax: (313) 966-4340

Dr. Zaidi practices anatomic Pathology with interest in gastrointestinal and soft tissue pathology. Dr. Zaidiís expertise is hematopathology (bone marrow, lymph nodes and peripheral blood).

Research Interests

Hematological malignancies, molecular markers, and cancer biology.

  • Prognosis in large B cell Lymphoma (molecular division in GCB and Non GCB group)
  • CLL and its prognosis, based on molecular subdivision into aggressive and non aggressive and role of mi RNA.

M.D. (1996): Bolan Medical College, Quetta, Pakistan


  • Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C 2000-2004 (AP/CP)
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital, (Washington University St. Louis) St. Louis, MO 2004- 2006 (AP)


  • Barnes Jewish Hospital, (Washington University St. Louis) St. Louis, MO 2004- 2006 (Advanced selective pathology AP)
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital, (Washington University St. Louis) St. Louis, MO 2004- 2006 (Hematopathology) 2005-2006


  • Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology



1. Discriminating hepatocellular carcinoma from metastatic carcinoma on fine-needle aspiration biopsy of the liver: the utility of immunocytochemical panel. Saleh HA, Aulicino M, Zaidi S Y, Khan AZ, Masood S. Diagn Cytopathol. 2009 Mar;37(3):184-90

2. A unique case of urinary bladder melanosis: Report of a case, review of literature and Differentiation from other pigmented lesions of urinary bladder. Bo Jin, Syed Y Zaidi, Melvin Hollowell, Christopher Hollowell and Husain Saleh: Diagnostic Pathology 2009

3. Hepatocellular carcinoma, fibrolamellar variant, Case report and review of literature. 2009 Syed Y Zaidi

4. Distinguishing Squamous cell carcinoma from adenocarcinoma in FNA of lung, value of p63 and CK5/6. Doina David, Syed Y Zaidi, Saleh Husain ( in progress)

5 Chronic eosinophilic leukemia with deletion of chromosome 16 and Hepatitis C. Padma Kamineni, MD. Fitzroy W. Dawkins, Syed Y Zaidi, MD, L. Taddesse- Heath, MD, Howard University Hospital, Washington D.C, Mayo Clinic, Minn 2003