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Pei Hui, PhD, MD

Professor of Pathology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Gynecologic Pathology; Clinical Director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratories

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Pei Hui, PhD, MD

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  • Pathology

    310 Cedar Street, PO Box 208023

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8023

    United States



Dr. Hui is Professor in the Department of Pathology and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. He received combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2000, followed by Oncological Pathology Fellowship training at MSKCC. He joined the pathology faculty at Yale in 2001 and became full professor in 2013. Dr. Hui is a board certified surgical pathologist with clinical specialty areas including gynecologic pathology and molecular diagnostics. Currently, he is Director of Gynecologic Pathology Service and Clinical director of the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory.

Dr. Hui oversees a dynamic, high volume gynecologic pathology service at Yale. One of his long-term academic goals is to build an outstanding gynecological pathology program with emphasis on diagnostic tissue evaluation, oncological biomarker identification and clinical applications, and understanding the pathogenesis of various gynecological cancers. Dr. Hui has particular clinical expertise in the diagnostic workup of gestational trophoblastic disease. He serves on the editorial boards of International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, Modern Pathology, Human Pathology and Journal of Clinical Pathology. He has authored over 220 publications and written three pathology textbooks including Cytology and Surgical Pathology of Gynecologic Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: Diagnostic and Molecular Genetic Pathology, and Atlas of Intraoperative Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gynecologic Pathology. Dr. Hui was a member of the consensus and editorial working group for the 4th edition of WHO Blue Book of tumor classifications of female reproductive organs. Currently he is an expert member of the editorial board for the 5th edition of WHO Blue Book of GYN tumor classifications. In both editions of the WHO blue book, Dr. Hui is the responsible editor/author for the WHO classification of gestational trophoblastic disease. Dr. Hui serves on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists (ISGyP) and is the treasurer of the society.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2001)
  • Residency
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)
  • PhD
    SUNY at Buffalo (1994)
  • MS
    Peking University, Tumor Biology (1987)
  • MD
    Xian Medical University, China (1984)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
F. Stephen Vogel AwardUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology2001

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