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Gioia Iezza, MD

Research and Clinical Interests

My clinical service is in cytopathology, particularly, fine needle aspiration and cytology of lesions of soft tissue, breast, pancreas.

One of my ongoing research projects is a retrospective analysis of archival fine needle aspirate (FNA) biopsy smears, cell blocks and corresponding surgical tissue (when available), performed over the last 10 years, to determine the false positive and false negative rates and hence the accuracy, specificity and sensitivity of soft tissue FNA biopsy.

Selected Publications

  • A. Raza, Y. Wang, G. Iezza G., A Kurwa, A. Prasad, C. Curriere, T.S. Greaves, C. Cobb. Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies of the Breast Lesion: An Analysis of 1028 Aspirates. Am J Clin Pathol Sept 2003;120:15

Additional Information

  • Associate Professor
  • Pathology

Specialty Area


Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Gioia Iezza, MD
  • Pathology, Box 1785
  • 1600 Divisadero Street, Room R200
  • San Francisco, CA 94143
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