Ossama W Tawfik, MD, PhD

Professor
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Vice-Chair, Education and Outreach
Director, Anatomic and Surgical Pathology

MBBCh (MD), Cairo University, Egypt
PhD, University of Kansas Medical Center


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Internship: Internship, Cairo University, Egypt
Residency: Clinical Pathology Resident, Cairo University, Eqypt
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Fellowship: Fellow, KUMC and Community Blood Center
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center (Obstetrics and Gynecology- OB/GYN)
Surgical Pathology Fellow, University of Kansas Medical Center

Board Certification: :

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology

Clinical Interest: Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Immunohistochemistry, Image Analysis, Telepathology, Tumor Biology, Translational Research

Dr. Tawfik received his Doctorate of Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine at Cairo University, Egypt in 1978 and his Doctorate of Philosophy in Pathology from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his Anatomical and Clinical Pathology residency training and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and clinical pathology and has received a Board Diplomate in Cytopathology. Dr Tawfik is currently the Vice Chairman for Education and Outreach, Director of Anatomical and Surgical Pathology and a tenured Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Dr. Tawfik provides clinical services in General Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology and Fine Needle Aspiration Pathology with special expertise in gynecologic, breast and lung pathology. He is active in research on tumor biomarkers, image analysis and digital pathology.

Dr. Tawfik's research programs focus on Translational Tumor Biology, Reproductive Immunology, Immunology, Immunobiology of Endometriosis and Atherosclerosis. He has authored over 160 research publications in eminent peer-reviewed journals and has written and edited several Pathology textbooks. He serves on the Editorial Board of several leading pathology journals. He is frequently sought out to provide his expertise at medical conferences and academic institutions and is a member of several medical groups and associations including the Gynecologic Oncology Group, Children's Oncology Group and the International Urologic Pathology Society.

Last modified: Sep 12, 2014

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Ossama W Tawfik, MD, PhD
Professor
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Vice-Chair, Education and Outreach
Director, Anatomic and Surgical Pathology

1615 Bell Hospital
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, Kansas 66160

P: (913) 588-1185
F: (913) 588-8780
otawfik@kumc.edu

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