Gerardo Guiter, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

 +974 4492 8332 


University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1989

Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Resident
New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1993-1996

Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology Fellow
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1996-1998


Dr. Gerardo Guiter joined Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) in 2006 as assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine. He received his M.D. degree with honors from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine. He completed his anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of South Florida School of Medicine and at the New England Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine. This was followed by fellowships in oncologic pathology and cytopathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Guiter is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology. In 2000 Dr. Guiter joined the faculty of New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University, where he practiced cytopathology and surgical pathology. Three years later, he moved to Rhode Island Hospital-Brown University School of Medicine.

Dr. Guiter currently serves as course director for Basis of Disease, a 19-week course in the second year of the medical program. He has been active in helping develop virtual microscopy at WCM-Q. He has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards, both at WCM-Q and Brown University School of Medicine.

Dr. Guiter’s research interests include the areas of endocrine pathology, immunohistochemistry, and cytopathology. He has contributed to scientific papers and book chapters in the areas of endocrine pathology and cytopathology. He is currently pursuing a master in education with a concentration in the health professions at Johns Hopkins University.

Selected Publications

  • Bener A, Alsaied A, Al-Ali M, Al-Kubaisi A, Basha B, Abraham A, Guiter GE, Mian A.  High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in type I diabetes mellitus and healthy children. Acta Diabetologica 2009; 46:183-189
  • Layfield L, Guiter GE, Pisharodi L. Cytopathology of the Head and Neck: in Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck. Second Edition.  Editor: D. Gnepp. Saunders-Elsevier; 2009
  • Bener A, Alsaied A, Al-Ali M, Hassan AS, Basha B, Al-Kubaisi A, Abraham A, Mian M, Guiter GE, Tewfik I. Impact of Lifestyle and Dietary Habits on Hypovitaminosis D in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Healthy Children from Qatar, a Sun-Rich Country. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism 2008; 53:215-222