Marcia Edelweiss, MD

I am a board-certified pathologist and cytopathologist on the Surgical Pathology Diagnostic Service with a special interest in breast disease and general cytology.

As a breast pathologist, I analyze breast tissue biopsies and surgical specimens to identify signs and characteristics of disease, and make determinations about diagnoses that help guide treatment decisions for our patients.

As a cytologist, I analyze cells and fluid samples from various organs to help make diagnoses. I also perform biopsies in which I use a thin needle to remove cells or fluid from nodules that you can feel through the skin, a procedure called “fine needle aspiration.” This minimally invasive technique enables us to make an accurate diagnosis with relatively few cells and less risk for complications.

Location
Phone
212-639-5905
Clinical Expertise

Breast Pathology; Surgical Pathology; Cytopathology

Languages Spoken
English; Spanish
Education

MD, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Medical School (Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Residencies

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Fellowships

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology; Cytopathology

Publications by Marcia Edelweiss
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