He is also Co-Director of the Core Laboratory, in the Department of Pathology, and serves as Director of Phlebotomy Services, and as Physican Advisor for Pathology.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology and Clinical Pathology.
Current research is in the role of platelet activation in coronary artery restenosis, and atherosclerosis in chronic cocaine use.
He is author of more than 150 peer reviewed publications.
Takemoto, C.M, Jani J, Streiff Mj, Chen J, Kickler, T. Activated partial thromboplastin time and anti-xa measurements in heparin monitoring: biochemical basis for discordance. Am J Clin Pathol. 139:450-6, 2013.
Kakououse N, Kickler T, Rade J. J Thromb Haemost 11(10) 1814-22, 2013 . Hematocrit alters Verify P2Y12 assay results independently of intrinsic platelet reactivity and clopridogrel responsiveness.
DeFillipis AP, Oloyede OS, Guallar E, Blumenthal RS, Kickler TS, Rade JJ. Thromboxane generation in absence of Cox-1 activity in patients with myocardial infarction. Circulation 77(11) 2786-93, 2014.
Lai H, Stitzer M, Treisman G, Moore R, Brinker J, Gerstenblith G, Kickler TS, Li J, Chen S, Fishman E, Lai S. Cocaine abstinence and reduced use associated with lowered marker of endothelial dysfunction in African Americans, J Addict Med. 2015 Jul 7.
Streiff MB, Ye X, Kickler TS, Desideri S, Jani J, Fisher J, Grossman SA. A prospective multicenter study of venous thromboembolism in patietns with newly diagnosed high grade glioma, hazard rates and risk factors. J Neurooncol. 2015 Jun 23.
Gavriilaki E, Yuan X, Ye Z, Ambinder AJ, Shanbhag SP, Streiff MB, Kickler TS
Brodsky RA Modified Ham test for atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome.
.Blood. 2015 Jun 4;125(23):3637-46.