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About Andres Roma, MD
Andres Roma, MD, is a board-certified pathologist who studies cells and tissues from biopsies or surgical specimens to investigate diseases and define their extent. Dr. Roma has a special interest in gynecological pathology, with a focus on genitourinary pathology, breast tumors, and soft tissue/sarcoma lesions.
Dr. Roma is a professor in the Department of Pathology at UC San Diego School of Medicine and serves as associate director of Surgical Pathology and medical director of the immunohistochemistry laboratory. His research focuses on endocervical carcinoma and how to predict risk of lymph node metastatic in patients with these tumors. His work has been published in journals such as Pathology, American Journal of Surgical Pathology, and Diagnostic Histopathology, among many others.
Before joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Roma served as a staff pathologist and associate professor at Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Roma completed a gynecologic pathology fellowship at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and served as chief resident at Cleveland Clinic. He earned his medical degree from the Buenos Aires University School of Medicine in Argentina.
Dr. Roma is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology. He serves on the Immunohistochemistry Steering Committee and the Pathology Residency Steering Committee at UC San Diego Health and is the website chair of the International Society of Gynecological Pathology. In 2018, Dr. Roma was the recipient of the Hispanic Center of Excellence Faculty Scholar Award.
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- Buenos Aires University School of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
- The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Pathology
- Anatomic/Pathology - Clinical
Conditions and Treatments
- Anatomic Pathology
- Genitourinary Pathology
- Clinical Pathology
- Soft Tissue Sarcoma
- Gynecological Pathology