Fattaneh Abbas-Zadeh Tavassoli MD

Professor of Pathology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences; Director, Pathology Women's Health Program

Specialties & Subspecialties

Cancer Center, Yale: Breast Cancer Program

Pathology: Surgical Pathology: Breast Pathology

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Education & Training

  • M.D., ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (1972)
  • Resident, Barnes Hospital, Washington University , Anatomic Pathology
  • Fellow, St. John's Mercy Medical Center , Gynecologic Pathology

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Adult, Adolescent, Child, Geriatric | MD


Clinical Interests

Breast and gynecologic pathology


Cancers Treated

Breast, Cervix, Ovary, Uterus, Vagina & Vulva


Board Certifications

  • Pathology, Board Certified (1977)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Breast - FemaleSINGLE ARM, NEOADJUVANT, PHASE II TRIAL OF PERTUZUMAB AND TRASTUZUMAB ADMINISTERED CONCOMITANTLY WITH WEEKLY PACLITAXEL AND FEC FOR CLINICAL STAGE I-III HER2-POSITIVE BREAST CANCER
Breast Cancer and CancerExamination of Epigenetic Changes in Breast Tissue and Peripheral Blood of Women at Average versus Increased Risk of Breast Cancer

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