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Tina S. Ipe, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Ipe received her MPH degree from Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, and her MD degree from Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA. She then pursued a clinical pathology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA, and completed a fellowship in transfusion medicine at the same institution. In 2013, Dr. Ipe joined Houston Methodist Hospital as Associate Medical Director of Transfusion Medicine. Dr. Ipe is board certified in clinical pathology and transfusion medicine by the American Board of Pathology.

Description of Research

Dr. Ipe’s research interests focus on translational research in transfusion medicine, namely analysis of apheresis data for improvement of patient outcomes.


Ultrasound-guided peripheral venous access for therapeutic apheresis procedures reduces need for central venous catheters
Salazar, E, Garcia, S, Miguel, R, Segura, FJ, Ipe, TS & Leveque, C 2016, Journal of Clinical Apheresis. DOI:

Extracorporeal photopheresis for the treatment of autoimmune diseases
Adamski, J, Kinard, T, Ipe, T & Cooling, L 2015, Transfusion and Apheresis Science, vol 52, no. 2, pp. 171-182. DOI:

Severe hemolytic transfusion reaction due to anti-D in a D+ patient with sickle cell disease
Ipe, TS, Wilkes, JJ, Hartung, HD, Westhoff, CM, Chou, ST & Friedman, DF 2015, Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, vol 37, no. 2, pp. e135-e137. DOI: