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Azzam Hammad

Azzam Hammad, MD


Department: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Practices: Drexel Pathology

Specialties: Pathology


  • MD - Tichreen University, Latakia, Syria

Awards & Honors

  • Pathologist of the Year Award, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (2012)
  • Employee of the Year Award, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (2012)
  • CEO Leadership Team Award, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (2011)
  • Employee of the Month Award, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (February 2007)
  • Resident Research Award, Allegheny University Hospital (1995)
  • Physician Recognition Award, American Medical Association (1994)
  • Pathology Continuing Medical Education Award, College of American Pathologists (1994)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • College of American Pathologists
  • American Society of Clinical Pathology
  • American Society of Cytology

Azzam Hammad, MD, is an anatomic and clinical pathologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia. He is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, hematopathology and cytopathology.

Clinical Services

Pathology & laboratory medicine, Cytopathology, Hematopathology


  • Hematopathology - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Fellowship in Cytopathology - Medical College of Pennsylvania & Hahnemann University


  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology - Allegheny General Hospital


  • Alwatani Hospital, Latakia, Syria

Azzam Hammad, MD, is a faculty member in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine.


"Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs): A clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical and ultrastructural study"
El-Din AM, El-Sharkawy T, El-Hefnawy N, Hammad A, Al-Shakweer W
J Egypt Soc Path, 21:87-95, 2001

"Melanotic neuroectodermal tumor of infancy: Immunohistochemical and histogenetic consideration"
Hegazy NA, El-Sharkawy T, Al-Shakweer W, Hammad A, Baez-Giangreco A, Joarder AI
J Egypt Soc Path, 19:147-151, 1999

"Expression of alpha-fetoprotein by ovarian Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor. Case report and review of the literature"
Hammad A, Jasnosz KM, Olson PR
Arch Pathol Lab Med, 119:1075-1079, 1995

"Heteroduplexes for HLA DGB1 identity of family members and kidney donor-recipient pairs"
Tong JY, Hammad A, Rudert WA, Trucco M, Hsia S
Transplantation, 57:741-745, 1994

"Intravenous magnesium in the treatment of hydrofluoric acid burns in rats"
Williams J, Hammad A, Cottington EC, Harchelroad FC
Ann Emerg Med, 23:464-469, 1994


"Thyroid carcinomas in an United Arab Emirate referral hospital"
Khalil A, Hammad A, Nawaz N, Rajah R
Abstract, 14th International Thyroid Congress, Paris, France, 2010

"Primary breast stromal sarcoma: Report of two cases"
Hammad A, Hegazy NA, El-Sharkawy T
Abstract presentation, ArabLab Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2004

Contact Information

Practice Office

Drexel Pathology Lab
245 N. 15th Street
Mail Stop 435
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.4698
Fax: 215.762.3978