Breast Pathology

The Breast Pathology Service is one of the largest in the country, accessioning approximately 2500 specimens annually including more than 600 breast cancers. Comprehensive evaluations of benign and neoplastic breast biopsies and excisions by sophisticated light microscopy, immunohistochemistry and digitized image analysis are offered. Consultation/second opinions are available on breast biopsies diagnosed elsewhere.


Services offered:

  • 2nd Opinion/Consultation forms
  • Reports structured by CAP Cancer Protocols
  • Correlation of histology with imaging findings
  • Prognostic/predictive/therapeutic profiles performed on all cases using molecular and immunhistochemistry methods


Karen Scharre, MD, Director

Shikha Bose, MD

Farnaz Dadmanesh, MD

Xuemo Sean Fan, MD, PhD

Anna Laury, MD

Richard Mertens, MD, PhD

Sijian Wang, MD, PhD