Clinical Services



Annual Lectureships


Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389

Meredith A. Lakey, MD



Adjunct Assistant Professor



    1993 – 1997    B.S.    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
    1997 – 1998               University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 
    1998 – 2002    M.D.    Louisiana State University
                                        Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, LA


Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments

    2002 – 2004    Resident in Internal Medicine, University of
                            Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
    2004 – 2008    Resident in AP/CP Pathology, University of
                            Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

    2008 – 2009    Fellow in Hematopathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    2009 – 2010    Surgical Pathology Assistant, Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

Specialty Certification:   

    2008        Diplomate of The American Board of Pathology in combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    2009        Diplomate of The American Board of Pathology in Hematology

Awards, Honors, and Memberships in Honor Societies:

    2002                Alpha Omega Alpha
    2001 – 2002    Lettie Pate Whitehead Grant
    2000 – 2002    Bernstein Scholarship
    1999 – 2002    LSUHSC Board of Supervisors Scholarship
    1999 – 2000    Medical Student Research Gift Aid Scholarship
    1998                Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholarship
    1997                Magna Cum Laude Graduate
    1997                UA University Honors Graduate
    1993 – 1997    UA Presidential Scholarship

Membership in Professional and Scientific Societies:  

    2004 – Present    United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
    2004 – Present    College of American Pathologists (CAP)                           
    2004 – Present    American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)


    1.    Lakey MA, Pardanani A, Hoyer JD, Nguyen PL, Lasho TL,Tefferi A, Hanson CA: Bone Marrow Morphologic Features in Polycythemia Vera with JAK2  Exon 12 Mutations. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010:133:942-48.

    2.    Lakey MA, Klein MJ, Faye-Peterson OM: A Comprehensive Clinicopathologic Analysis Suggests that Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) is the Most Likely Mediator of Periosteal New Bone Formation (PNBF) Associated with Diverse Etiologies. Clinical Medicine: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2008;1:43-58

    3.    Yang Z, Lakey MA, Reilly SD: A fatal Case of High Fever in a 42-Year-Old Woman. Lab Medicine. 2007;38(2):94-6

    4.    Lakey MA, Marques MB: Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine –Fifth Edition. (Book Review) Lab Medicine. 2005;36(11):729


    1.    Park YA, Lakey MA, Marques MB: Exacerbations of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic uremic syndrome predict an infection.  J Clin Apheres. 2007;22:56-57.

    2.    Lakey MA, Arndt D, Marques MB: Repeat borderline or negative platelet factor-4 ELISA may yield positive results in patients with clinical suspicion of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Blood. 2005;106(11):83b.

    3.    Lakey MA, Boctor FN, Knight CS, Marques MB: vWF-cleaving protease activity and inhibitor levels do not predict duration of treatment in TTP and HUS. J Clin Apheres. 2005;20(1):7.

    4.    Knight CS, Vaphiades MS, Marques MB, Lakey MA, Boctor FN: Case Report: Autoimmune retinopathy treated with plasmapheresis. J Clin Apheres. 2005;20(1):39.


Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224