Dr. Butt is a Thoracic pathologist and the medical director of Autopsy at Parkland Hospital and Clements University Hospital. She graduated from St. George’s University medical school and completed her pathology residency at UT Southwestern followed by a subspeciality fellowship in Thoracic Pathology. She completed an external rotation during residency at the Mayo Clinic for a month in pulmonary pathology in Scottsdale, AZ and for a month in cardiac/autopsy pathology in Rochester, MN during fellowship.

Her research interests lie in pulmonary and cardiovascular pathology. They include intetstitial lung disease, acute lung injury, lung cancer, and antibody mediated rejection in heart and lung transplants.

She has multiple publications and has written several book chapters in addition to being an associate editor of the recently published third edition of Pulmonary Pathology: An Atlas and Text.

She is a member of the ASCP AP CheckPath Committee and the Pulmonary Pathology Society Digital Content and Program Committees.

Selected Publications


Pulmonary Pathology An Atlas and Text, 3rd Edition

Date Published: April 6, 2028

Format: Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-1496346094

ISBN-10: 1496346092



Lung and Pleural Pathology

Date Published: November 27, 2015

Format: Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-0071809559

ISBN-10: 0071809554


Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine (2013)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Anatomic Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2017), Thoracic Pathology

Research Interest

  • acute lung injury
  • antibody-mediated rejection in heart and lung allografts
  • interstitial lung disease
  • lung cancer
  • lung cancer heterogeneity and immune responses


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Series of rare lung diseases mimicking imaging patterns of common diffuse parenchymal lung diseases.
Batra K, Dessouky R, Butt YM, Wadhwa V, Torrealba JR, Glazer C Lung India 2018 May-Jun 35 3 231-236
Pathology and Radiology Correlation of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias.
Batra K, Butt Y, Gokaslan T, Burguete D, Glazer C, Torrealba JR Hum. Pathol. 2017 Nov
Pathology-Radiology Correlation of Common and Uncommon CT Patterns of Organizing Pneumonia.
Torrealba JR, Fisher S, Kanne JP, Butt YM, Glazer C, Kershaw C, Burguete D, Gokaslan T, Batra K Hum. Pathol. 2017 Nov
Lactate Metabolism in Human Lung Tumors.
Faubert B, Li KY, Cai L, Hensley CT, Kim J, Zacharias LG, Yang C, Do QN, Doucette S, Burguete D, Li H, Huet G, Yuan Q, Wigal T, Butt Y, Ni M, Torrealba J, Oliver D, Lenkinski RE, Malloy CR, Wachsmann JW, Young JD, Kernstine K, DeBerardinis RJ Cell 2017 Oct 171 2 358-371.e9
Cobalt related interstitial lung disease.
Adams TN, Butt YM, Batra K, Glazer CS Respir Med 2017 Aug 129 91-97
Update on Immunohistochemical Analysis in Breast Lesions.
Peng Y, Butt YM, Chen B, Zhang X, Tang P Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2017 Jun
Myelofibrosis secondary to renal osteodystrophy.
Butt YM, Chen W Blood 2016 Oct 128 16 2104
Acute Lung Injury: A Clinical and Molecular Review.
Butt Y, Kurdowska A, Allen TC Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2016 Apr 140 4 345-50
Metabolic Heterogeneity in Human Lung Tumors.
Hensley CT, Faubert B, Yuan Q, Lev-Cohain N, Jin E, Kim J, Jiang L, Ko B, Skelton R, Loudat L, Wodzak M, Klimko C, McMillan E, Butt Y, Ni M, Oliver D, Torrealba J, Malloy CR, Kernstine K, Lenkinski RE, DeBerardinis RJ Cell 2016 Feb 164 4 681-94


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