Daniel Marshall Knowles, MD’73

Daniel Marshall Knowles, MD’73
2018 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

David D. Thompson Professor,
Weill Cornell Medical College

Chairman of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Weill Cornell Medicine

Immediate Past President and CEO,
Weill Cornell Medicine Physician Organization

New York-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center

Daniel Marshall Knowles, MD’73, is immediate past president and CEO of the Weill Cornell Physician Organization. Knowles also serves as the David D. Thompson professor and chairman of pathology of the Weill Cornell Medical College and as pathologist-in-chief at New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell.

Knowles is internationally recognized for his diagnostic expertise and for his many scholarly accomplishments in hematopathology. Following his graduation from the Pritzker School of Medicine, Knowles completed residency training in anatomic pathology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and post-doctoral training in cellular immunology in the laboratory of Dr. Henry Kunkel at The Rockefeller University.

He is the author of more than 275 peer-reviewed scientific papers, primarily in hematopathology, and is the editor of the leading hematopathology textbook Neoplastic Hematopathology. He directs the annual Tutorial on Neoplastic Hematopathology, and is an emeritus member of the International Lymphoma Study Group and has served on more than 15 editorial boards. Knowles is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Arthur Purdy Stout Prize for the Best Paper Published by a Pathologist Under the Age of 40, the Philip Levine Award from the American Society of Clinical Pathology for Lifetime Outstanding Research in Hematology, and the Maurice R. Greenberg Distinguished Service Award from the New York-Presbyterian Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center. Knowles is listed in "Best Doctors in America."

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