Dr. Thaer Khoury

Thaer Khoury


Specializing In:

Breast pathology

Special Interests:

Breast cancer Her2 testing



Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Professor of Oncology
  • Chief of Breast Pathology
  • Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology & Anatomical Sciences
  • Academic Scholar


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;22:1457–1467
  • Qiu J, Kulkarni S, Chandrasekhar R, Rees M, Hyde K, Wilding G, Tan D, Khoury T. Delay to formalin fixation effect on estrogen and progesterone receptors in breast cancer: a study of three different clones. Am J Clin Pathol 2010;134(5):813-9.
  • 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;27:194-203.
  • Khoury T, Kumar P, Li Z, Karabakhtsian R, Desouki MM, 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;29(1):25-33.
  • 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. Hitopathol. 2015;67(1):106-20
  • Soofi Y, Khoury T. Inter-Institutional Pathology Consultation: The Importance of Breast Pathology Subspecialization in a Setting of Tertiary Cancer Center. Breast J 2015;21(4):337-44.