Department of Pathology
CARMEN TORNOS MD
AFFINITY HEALTH PLAN
CIGNA GREAT WEST HEALTHCARE
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE HMO
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE OTHER PLANS
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE PPO
EMPIRE BLUE CHOICE SENIOR PLAN
FIDELIS CARE NEW YORK
ISLAND GROUP ADMINISTRATION
NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH PLAN
SUFFOLK HEALTH PLAN
UNITED EMPIRE PLAN (NYSHIP)
UNITED OXFORD FREEDOM PLAN
US FAMILY HEALTH PLAN
VYTRA (except SMART START)
Education & Training
- Universidad Autonoma, Barcelona, Spain
- Ciudad Sanitaria Valle de Hebron, Barcelona, Spain;
The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX
Surgical Pathology, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Academic & Other
- Teaching Activity:
- Year Appointed at
Selected for inclusion in New York Magazine's Best Doctors 2013 listing
2013 Selected for inclusion in Best Doctors listing by Best Doctors, Inc.
One of the "Doctors of Excellence" featured in the 2012 editions of the Castle Connolly Guides: Top Doctors:New York Metro Area, America's Top Doctors for Cancer, and America's Top Doctors.
Medical Degree with Outstanding Award Universidad Autonoma, Barcelona, SPAIN;
Helen Chu Wagner Award in Recognition of Scholastic Achievement by a Resident in the Field of Pathology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, TX;
Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Accomplishment of an Independent Clinical Research Project Competition for Fellows, Residents and Project Investigators University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
- Clinical Practice Began:
- French, Spanish
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER,
Tornos C, Soslow R, Chen S, Akram M, Hummer A, Abu-Rustun N, Norton L, Tan LK. WT1, CA 125, and GCDFP-15 as useful markers in the differential diagnosis of primary ovarian carcinomas versus metastatic breast cancer to the ovary. Am J Surg Pathol. 29:1482-1489, 2005.
Liberman L, Tornos C, Huzjan R, Bartella l, Morris E, Dershaw D Is surgical excision warranted after benign concordant diagnosis of papilloma at percutaneous breast biopsy? Am J Roentgenology, 186:1328-34, 2006.
Black D, Soslow RA, Levine DA, Tornos C, Chen SC, Hummer AJ, Bogomolniy F, Olvera N, Barakat RR, Boyd J. Clinicopathologic significance of defective DNA mismatch repair in endometrial carcinoma. J Clin Oncol 24:1745-53, 2006
Howell NR, Zheng W, Cheng L, Tornos C, Kane, P, Pearl M, Chalas E, Liang SX, Carcinomas of ovary and lung with clear cell features: Differential diagnosis base on immunohistochemistry. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 26:134-140, 2007
Bell D, Kane P, Liang S, Conway C, Tornos C. Vulvar varices: An uncommon entity in surgical pathology. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 26 (1):99-101, 2007
Modica I, Soslow RA, Black D, Tornos C, Kauff N, Shia J.Utility of immunohistochemistry in predicting microsatellite instability in endometrial carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 31:744-751, 2007.
Black D, Tornos C, Soslow R, Awtrey CS, Barakat RR, Chi DS. The Outcomes of Patients with Positive Margins after Excision for Intraepithelial Paget's Disease of the Vulva. Gynecol Oncol. 104:547-550, 2007
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