Anisa I. Kanbour, MD
Professor of Pathology

Dr. Kanbour is a member of the Division of Gynecologic Pathology at Magee-Womens Hospital.

Office Location:
Rm. 4138 MWH
300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-641-4657
Fax: 412-641-1675

Research Interests

Dr. Kanbour's research interest is in obstetrical and gynecologic cytopathology and the evaluation of different problems in gynecologic cytopathology, including review of AIS, inflammatory atypia; evaluation of prognostic peritoneal washings in gynecologic cancer; needle aspiration cytology - breast; evaluation of various histologic patterns of breast carcinoma in FNA; and review and evaluation of extragonadal mullerian carcinoma with application of p53.

Selected Publications

View Dr. Kanbour's publications on PubMed

Kanbour-Shakir A, Harris KM, Johnson RR, Kanbour AI. Breast care consultation center: role of the pathologist in a multidisciplinary center. Diagn Cytopathol. 1997 Sep;17(3):191-6.

Mitre BK, Kanbour AI, Mauser N. Fine needle aspiration biopsy of breast carcinoma in pregnancy and lactation. Acta Cytol. 1997 Jul-Aug;41(4):1121-30.

Kowalski LD, Kanbour AI, Price FV, Finkelstein SD, Christopherson WA, Seski JC, Naus GJ, Burnham JA, Kanbour-Shakir A, Edwards RP. A case-matched molecular comparison of extraovarian versus primary ovarian adenocarcinoma. Cancer. 1997 Apr 15;79(8):1587-94.

Kowalski LD, Seski JC, Timmins PF, Kanbour AI, Kunschner AJ, Kanbour-Shakir A. Vaginal evisceration: presentation and management in postmenopausal women. J Am Coll Surg. 1996 Sep;183(3):225-9.