Thaer Khoury

Anatomic Pathology
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Cancers Treated:

Specializing In:

Breast pathology

Research Interests:

HER2 testing

About Thaer Khoury


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Professor of Oncology
  • Chief of Breast Pathology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
  • Vice Chair, Anatomic Pathology

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences
  • Academic Scholar
  • Pathology and Anatomical Sciences Department


Education and Training:

  • MD - University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria


  • University of Damascus, Damascus, Syria
  • School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo


  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute,Buffalo, NY

Board Certification:

  • Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
  • Clinical pathology, American Board of Surgery


Full Publications list on PubMed
  • Khoury T, Sait S, Hwang H, Chandrasekhar H, Wilding G, Tan D, Kulkarni S. Delay to Formalin Fixation Effect on Breast Biomarkers. Mod Pathol. 2009 Nov;22(11):1457-67. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2009.117. Epub 2009 Sep 4. PMID: 19734848.
  • Qiu J, Kulkarni S, Chandrasekhar R, Rees M, Hyde K, Wilding G, Tan D, Khoury T. Effect of delayed formalin fixation on estrogen and progesterone receptors in breast cancer: a study of three different clones. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010 Nov;134(5):813-9. doi: 10.1309/AJCPVCX83JWMSBNO. PMID: 20959666.
  • Khoury T, Hu Q, Liu S, Wang J. Intracystic papillary carcinoma of breast: interrelationship with in situ and invasive carcinoma and a proposal of pathogenesis: array comparative genomic hybridization study of 14 cases. Mod Pathol. 2014 Feb;27(2):194-203. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2013.136. Epub 2013 Aug 2. PMID: 23907150; PMCID: PMC4389629.
  • Khoury T, Kumar PR, Li Z, Karabakhtsian RG, Sanati S, Chen X, Wang D, Liu S, Reig B. Lobular neoplasia detected in MRI-guided core biopsy carries a high risk for upgrade: a study of 63 cases from four different institutions. Mod Pathol. 2016 Jan;29(1):25-33. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2015.128. Epub 2015 Nov 13. PMID: 26564004; PMCID: PMC5491967.
  • Khoury T, Chen X, Wang D, Kumar P, Qin M, Liu S, Turner B. Nomogram to predict the likelihood of upgrade of atypical ductal hyperplasia diagnosed on a core needle biopsy in mammographically detected lesions. Histopathology. 2015 Jul;67(1):106-20. doi: 10.1111/his.12635. Epub 2015 Feb 8. PMID: 25529860.
  • Soofi Y, Khoury T. Inter-Institutional Pathology Consultation: The Importance of Breast Pathology Subspecialization in a Setting of Tertiary Cancer Center. Breast J. 2015 Jul-Aug;21(4):337-44. doi: 10.1111/tbj.12420. Epub 2015 Apr 15. PMID: 25873080.