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Alireza Sepehr, MD

EDUCATION

M.D. Beheshti University School of Medicine
Tehran, IR – 1996

CLINICAL

Residency (and Chief Residency): Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA – 2002-2006

Clinical Fellow in Gastrointestinal Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA – 2006-2007

Clinical Fellow in Dermatopathology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA – 2007-2008

CERTIFIED

American Board of Dermatology and Pathology in Dermatopathology
American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology
International Society of Dermatopathology
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
New England Dermatological Society

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Alireza (“Al”) Sepehr is a board-certified Harvard-trained dermatopathologist. He was formerly an assistant professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School. After medical school, Dr. Sepehr completed two post-doctoral fellowships in molecular cancer epidemiology at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, and at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. He subsequently completed a residency in pathology and a fellowship in GI-pathology, both at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He then finished a fellowship in dermatopathology at Harvard Dermatopathology Program and received an academic faculty position in the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School and remained on staff until 2013 when he moved to private practice, and also founded Beacon Pathology, where he provided dermatopathology services to South Shore Skin Center and other practices. Dr. Sepehr joined NEDA in 2019. His research expertise includes melanocytic neoplasms and molecular cancer epidemiology. Dr. Sepehr has more than 70 medical publications, including original articles, reviews, and book chapters. Dr. Sepehr is recognized as director and faculty of multiple international courses on melanocytic skin neoplasms and has given more than 40 lectures on cancer and dermatopathology. He lives with his family in Dover, MA.

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