Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Mohamed S. Alsammak, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Associate Director, Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine, Temple University Hospital

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Apheresis
  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • Sickle cell disease/red cell exchange
  • Patient blood management
  • Hematopathology
  • Coagulation
  • MD, Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Manama, Bahrain
  • Fellowship, Special Coagulation, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Fellowship, Transfusion Services, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Fellowship, Blood Bank / Transfusion Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Fellow, Hematopathology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • Residency, Clinical Pathology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • Residency, Pathology, Salmaneya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Salmaneya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain
Board Certification
  • Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
  • American Society for Apheresis
  • Attending Physicians Subcommittee, Apheresis Physicians Committee
  • Fellow, College of American Pathologists
  • AABB (American Association of Blood Banks)
Awards and Honors
  • MD with Medal of Distinction, Arabian Gulf University
  • Two Competitive Scholarships for Medical School, Sponsored by The Ministry of Education in Bahrain



Khalaf D, Toema B, Al-sadadi S, Al-jehani F, Sammak M. Salmonella Typhi Associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in a Previous Healthy 23 Years Old Woman. WebmedCentral Infectious Diseases 2011;2(3);WMC001751