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Usama A. Yassi, MDAssistant Professor

Department of Pathology, Surgical Pathology
Phone: (409) 772-3499
Email: uayassi@utmb.edu

Usama A. Yassi, MD

My interest is in finding the significance of increased plasma cells in cases of microscopic colitis.

Almustansiriyah College of Medicine – Baghdad, Iraq


Medicine and Surgery


University of South Dakota – Sioux Falls, South Dakota


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, Texas


Surgical Pathology


Gbo Yuoh award in recognition of commitment to teaching pathology residents. 2017
College of American Pathologists 2013

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology 2017

Tjarks, B.J., Yassi, U., Jassim, A.D: A rare case of primary cutaneous osteosarcoma. Abstracts and Case Studies from the College of American Pathologists 2015 Annual Meeting (CAP '15). Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. 139(10):e82, 2015

Usama Yassi, MD; Amy Kerkvliet, MD; RJ Summerer, DO; Ali Jassim, MD, PhD. Eccrine Spiradenoma, lymphangiectatic variant. Platform presentation, 18th joint ISDP meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2015. South Dakota medical journal. Vol. 69 Issue 8, p359-361. 3p.

Vasantha Gali, MD; Usama Yassi, MD; Sarah Sarbacker,MD; Ali Jassim, MD, PhD. Cutaneous glomeruloid hemangioma: a report on two cases and a review of literature. South Dakota medical journal. Vol. 70 Issue 6, p250-251.

Vasantha Gali, MD; Usama Yassi, MD; Ali Jassim, MD, PhD. Desmoplastic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. ASDP case of the month, November 2016.