Ann E. Walts, MD

Research Pathologist

Phone: 310-423-6623


  • Cytopathology

Education and Training

  • Medical school: University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency: Anatomic Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Tumor microenvironment in ovarian carcinoma
  • Role of next generation sequencing in staging lung cancers
  • PD-L1/PD-1 in neoplastic and non-neoplastic thymus
  • Biomarkers in prognosis of thyroid carcinoma
  • Adjuncts for the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma in effusions

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Editorial Board, Diagnostic Cytopathology


  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)
  • Women's Cancer Group

Selected Publications

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