Dr. Bleiweiss is an internationally known surgical pathologist specializing in breast pathology. He is a Professor of Pathology at Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and Attending Pathologist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he also directs the Division of Breast Pathology. He previously held the same positions at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and The Mount Sinai Medical Center where he was also Director of Anatomic Pathology and Chief of Surgical Pathology. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and St. George’s University School of Medicine, he performed his residency in Pathology at Mount Sinai Medical Center followed by fellowships in surgical and anatomic pathology at Mount Sinai and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
He has been an active participant in national clinical breast cancer trials as he led the Breast Pathology Cadre of Cancer and Leukemia Group B. Dr. Bleiweiss has published numerous articles and book chapters, as well as a textbook on radiologic/pathologic correlation in breast core biopsies, serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for several peer-reviewed journals, and is an active member of many pathologies and multidisciplinary breast cancer-focused societies.
Interest/specialization: Breast pathology, breast cancer subclassification and prognostication, breast core biopsy interpretation, and radiologic correlation.