Expert Pathologists

Academic Appointments

2016–Present Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Tufts University

2008–2009 Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Postdoctoral Training

2014–2015 Fellow, Dermatopathology, Inform Diagnostics/Tufts University

2007–2008 Fellow, Surgical  Pathology,  University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 

2006–2007 Fellow, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Weil Cornell Medical College

2004–2006 Resident, Anatomic Pathology, University of Massachusetts

2000–2004 Research Fellow, Immunology, Harvard Medical School


1998 MD, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran



Anatomic Pathology

Professional Societies

Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

American Society for Clinical Pathology

Select Publications

Goodarzi M, Rashid A, Maru D. Invasive ductal adenocarcinoma arising from pancreatic heterotopia in rectum: case report and review of literature. Hum Pathol. 2010 Dec;41(12):1809–13.

Ayala-Ramirez M, Callender GG, Kupferman ME, Rich TA, Chuang HH, Trent J, Perrier ND, Goodarzi M, Jimenez C. Paraganglioma syndrome type 1 in a patient with Carney-Stratakis syndrome. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2010 Feb;6(2):110–5.

Goodarzi M, Rashid A, Maru D. Anti-Phosphohistone H3 shows differential expression in Barrett’s esophagus, low-grade dysplasia, high grade dysplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence. Mod Pathol. 2009 Dec;22(12):1612–21. Epub 2009 Sep 4.

Yantiss RK, Goodarzi M, Zhou XK, Rennert H, Pirog EC, Banner BF, Chen YT. Clinical, pathologic, and molecular features of early-onset colorectal carcinoma. Am J Surg Path. 2009 Apr; 33(4):572–82.

O’Leary JG, Goodarzi M, Drayton DL, von Andrian UH. T cell- and B cell-independent adaptive immunity mediated by natural killer cells. Nat Immunol. 2006 May; 7(5): 507–16.

Goodarzi K, Goodarzi M, Tager AM, Luster AD, von Andrian UH. Leukotriene B4 and BLT1 control cytotoxic effector T cell recruitment to inflamed tissues. Nat Immunol. 2003 Oct; 4(10): 965–73.

Weninger W, Carlsen HS, Goodarzi M, Moazed F, Crowley MA, Baekkevold ES, Cavanagh LL, von Andrian UH. Naive T cell recruitment to nonlymphoid tissues: a role for endothelium-expressed CC chemokine ligand 21 in autoimmune disease and lymphoid neogenesis. J Immunol. 2003 May 1; 170(9): 4638–48.