Faisal Mukhtar

Faisal Mukhtar, M.D.

Medical Director Transfusion Services

Business Email: fmukhtar@ufl.edu

About Faisal Mukhtar

Faisal Mukhtar, MBBS, MD, FCAP, FASCP is board-certified in pathology, blood banking/transfusion medicine and cytopathology. He earned his medical degree from Khyber Medical College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan. He then pursued his AP/CP pathology residency at Howard University and Howard University Hospital in Washington D.C. In 2011, Dr. Mukhtar joined the University of Alabama at Birmingham to pursue fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology. He then pursued fellowship in blood banking / transfusion medicine at Institute of Transfusion Medicine /University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. He joined the University of Florida Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine as a member of its faculty, after serving as Medical Director of Blood Bank for 2 ½ years at Howard University Hospital. At UF Health, Dr. Mukhtar serves as a clinical associate professor and works as an Medical Director of Blood Bank and as well as staff Cytopathologist. He is a member of AABB, College of American Pathologists and American Society of Clinical Pathology.


Exemplary Teacher Award
2018 · The University of Florida College of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
    American Board of Pathology
  • Cytopathology
    American Board of Pathology
  • Pathology – Anatomic and Clinical
    American Board of Pathology

Research Profile

Dunbar NM and Yazer MT, on behalf of the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative and the STAT Study Investigators. Safety of the use of group A plasma in trauma: the STAT study. Transfusion 2017;57;1879–1884


Effects of a Single Rapid Infusion System on Platelet Function in Stored Whole Blood: An Ex Vivo Study.
Cureus. 13(7) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.16518. [PMID] 34430129.
Evaluation of A plasma for incompatible patients.
Transfusion. 61(2):375-378 [DOI] 10.1111/trf.16170. [PMID] 33219552.
Effect of single operator cholangioscopy on accuracy of bile duct cytology.
Diagnostic cytopathology. 48(12):1230-1236 [DOI] 10.1002/dc.24553. [PMID] 32770823.
Rapid Resolution of Severe Vaping-induced Acute Lipoid Pneumonia after Corticosteroid Treatment.
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 202(2):e32-e33 [DOI] 10.1164/rccm.201909-1826IM. [PMID] 32142357.
Soluble antigens in plasma allow mismatched transfusion without hemolysis
Transfusion. 58(4):1006-1011 [DOI] 10.1111/trf.14510. [PMID] 29392728.
Frozen section evaluation of margins in radical prostatectomy specimens: a contemporary study and literature review.
Annals of diagnostic pathology. 24:11-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2016.08.002. [PMID] 27649947.
Diagnostic error assessment and associated harm of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of neuroendocrine neoplasms of the pancreas.
Cancer cytopathology. 121(11):653-60 [DOI] 10.1002/cncy.21332. [PMID] 23839928.
Autoimmune hepatitis-primary sclerosing cholangitis overlap syndrome complicated by Crohn’s disease.
Digestion. 82(1):24-6 [DOI] 10.1159/000273735. [PMID] 20160443.


Fellowship – Blood banking/transfusion Medicine
2012 · Institute for Transfusion Medicine
Fellowship – Cytopathology
2011 · University of Alabama
Fellowship – Selective Pathology
2010 · University of Alabama
Residency – Pathology
2009 · Howard University
Internship – Pathology
2006 · Howard University
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
2000 · Khyber Medical College

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