Ira J Bleiweiss, MD
Specialty:Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Dr. Bleiweiss is an internationally known surgical pathologist specializing in breast pathology. He is a professor of Pathology, Chief of Surgical Pathology, and Director of the Division of Breast Pathology. He is an active participant in national clinical breast cancer trials and has led the Breast Pathology Cadre of Cancer and Leukemia Group B, one of the Cooperative Clinical Oncology Groups sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Bleiweiss has published numerous and book chapters and is the first author of a textbook correlating radiologic and pathologic findings in breast core biopsies. He serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for several peer-reviewed journals, and has played a leadership role in many pathology and multidisciplinary breast cancer-focused societies, regionally, nationally, and internationally. He is currently President of the International Society of Breast Pathology.
Dr. Ira Bleiweiss discusses breast biopsies in The Daily News Feature The Daily Check Up.
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
MD, St. George's University
Residency, Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Pathology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Pathology of Sentinel Lymph Node Procedures
Correlation of radiologic and pathologic findings; especially in core biopsies
Jing Y, Zhang J, Bleiweiss IB, Waxman S, Zelent A, Mira-Y-Lopez R . Defective expression of cellular retinol binding protein type I and retinoic acid receptors a2, b2, and g2 in human breast cancer cells. FASEB J 1996; 10: 1064-1070.