I received my Doctor of Medicine degree from the School of Medicine, University of Tehran, Iran (1981). My anatomic & Clinical pathology residency was done at Mt Sinai Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio (1994), followed by a Hematopathology Fellowship with one additional research-year fellowship at City of Hope National Medical center in Duarte, California (1997).

Personal Statement

I am board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, hematopathology, and molecular genetic pathology. My current academic practice includes teaching of pathology residents, fellows and medical students and sign out of in-house and consultation cases in hematopathology and molecular genetic pathology. In my molecular pathology sign out service, I enjoy the integration of morphology with genetic data and delivery of a comprehensive pathology report that provides diagnostic, prognostic and molecular targeted therapies that are essential in critical patient care decision making. I also serve as Program Director of Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship at UNM, School of Medicine.

Areas of Specialty

Molecular Genetic Pathology
Anatomic and Clinical pathology


Fellowship: City of Hope National Medical Center, Hematopathology (1997)
Residency: Mt. Sinai Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1994)
Medical School: University of Tehran School of Medicine (1981)


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
American Board of Pathology (1996) | Hematology
American Board of Pathology (1997) | Molecular Genetic Pathology
American Board of Pathology and the American Board of Medical Genetics (2007)




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