Cristina R. Antonescu, MD

Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Cristina R. Antonescu, MD

I am a board-certified pathologist with expertise in soft tissue sarcoma and bone tumors. After my fellowships in oncologic pathology and sarcoma research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, I joined the faculty in 1999. As part of the sarcoma disease management team, I work alongside colleagues from surgery, medical oncology, and radiation therapy to care for patients with these very complicated diseases. My role is to establish accurate pathologic diagnosis, grading, and staging. These analyses guide treatment decisions. We have extensive expertise in diagnosing even the rarest forms of these tumors. Findings from molecular and genetics tests are usually incorporated within the pathology report for a more refined classification.

Clinical Expertise

Bone Pathology; Pathology of Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Languages Spoken
English; French

MD, Carol Davila Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy (Bucharest, Romania)


Lenox Hill Hospital


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology

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