Shikha Bose, MD

Director, Cytopathology;

Specialties: breast pathology, cytopathology

Shikha Bose, MD is Director of Cytopathology in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and a pathologist at the Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center- A Project of Women's Guild and the Thyroid Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai. She is also an Associate Professor of Pathology and Medicine at Cedars-Sinai and at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Dr. Bose has authored in excess of 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings. Her research interests include early cancerous and precancerous lesions of the breast and cervix and thyroid cancer. She has been been involved in several National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored studies.

Board certified in anatomic pathology, Dr. Bose also holds special qualification in cytopathology. She is a regular reviewer for several journals and grants. Dr. Bose is a member of numerous national and international organizations, particularly related to breast pathology and cytopathology.

Dr. Bose received her medical degree from King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India. After an internship at Gandhi Memorial Hospital, she was a resident in medicine and pediatrics before beginning her pathology studies at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi. She completed a pathology residency at Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, as well as fellowships in cytopathology (Lankenau Hospital), surgical pathology (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York) and fine needle aspiration cytology (New York University Medical Center). Dr. Bose also completed a two-year fellowship in breast pathology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City.