Ekene I. Okoye, MD

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Dr. Okoye received her MD degree from the Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, in 2006. She then completed her anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center, where she held the position of chief resident (2010-2011). Dr. Okoye then completed a surgical pathology fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital and a gynecologic pathology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She joined Houston Methodist Hospital as a staff pathologist in 2013. Dr. Okoye is a general surgical pathologist with subspecialty interest in gynecologic pathology. She is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Okoye also serves as the Associate Director of the Women’s Health Pathology Fellowship program.

Dr. Okoye is a member of the College of American Pathologists, the Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists, the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the American Association of Cytopathology, and the Texas Society of Pathologists. Dr. Okoye is a member of the editorial board and section editor of gynecologic pathology for Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.


Research interests

Her research interests focus on the evaluation of endometrial and ovarian malignancies. She is currently involved in several collaborative studies evaluating the utility of various biomarkers in the evaluation of gynecologic malignancies. 

External positions

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Feb 1 2017 → …

Research Area Keywords

  • Infectious Disease & Pathology

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  • Endometrial malignancy
  • Ovarian malignancy


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