Research Faculty

630 West 168th Street
P&S 16-404
New York, NY 10032

Phone: 212 305 8876
Education and Training
1982 M.D., Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences
Changchun, China
1985 M.Sc., Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences
Changchun, China
Xiaowei Chen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology
Research Summary

1. Female reproductive tract tumors: Cervical cancer and uterine cancer
2. Involved in collaborative research of evaluating human cervical tissue structures during pregnancy
2. GYN cytopathology
3. Fine needle aspiration
Service Activities

1. GYN Pathology
2. GYN Cytology
2. Non-Gynecologic cytology


Selected Publications

1. Chen X, Lagana S, Poneros J, Kato T, Remotti F, He H, Kaminsky D, Hamele-Bena D: Cytological diagnosis of angiosarcoma arising in an immunosuppressed patient 6 years after multi-visceral transplantation: a case report and literature review. Diag cytopathol (Accepted)

2. Chen X, Mansukhani M, Singh B, He H, Borczuk A, Hamele-Bena D: Diagnostic value of KRAS mutation in evaluation of synchronous or metachronous pancreatic and lung adenocarcinomas (Poster). American Society of Cytopathology 61 st annual scientific meeting Nov.8-12 2013 in Orlando, Florida, USA

3. Chen X, Hamele-Bena D, Galic VS, Liu-Jarin X, Ko KY, Herzog T, Wright JD, and Wright TC: Infiltrating adenomyosis of cervix with features of a low grade stromal sarcoma: a case report and literature review (Accepted)

4. Melanie Hawver, Jian-Jun Wei, Diane Hemale-Bena, Xiaowei Chen, Guo-Xia Tong: Mutually Exclusive Expression of PAX8 and p63 in Transitional Cell Tumors of the Ovary (abstract) The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology’s 101st Annual Meeting, March 17-23, 2012 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

5. Chen X, Hamele-Bena D, Chow KF, Hawver M, He, H, Raphael B, Jain S, Wright TC: B-cell lymphoma of the vagina occurring after treatment for classic Hodgkin lymphoma: a case report and literature review. Diagn. Cytopathol 2013; 41(5):463-465

6. Brady PC, Chen X, Burke, WM, Deutsch I, Sun X, Herzog T, Wright JD: Detection and Significance of Parametrial Micrometastases in Early Stage Cervical Cancer. Anticancer Res.2011; 31(1): 243-247

7. Tong G, Devaraj K, Hamele-Bena D, Yu W, Turk A, Chen X, Wright J, Greenebaum E: PAX8: A Marker for Carcinoma of Mullerian Origin in Serous Effusion. Diagn. Cytopatho l 2011; 39(8): 562-566

8. Chen X, Remotti F, Tong G, Gorczyca E, Hamele-Bena D: Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Subcutaneous Toxoplasmosis: A case report. Diagn. Cytopathol Diagn. Cytopatho 2010; l 38(10): 717-720

9. Chen X, Yu K, Tong G, Hood M, Storper I, Hamele-Bena D: Fine Needle Aspiration of Pleomorphic Lipoma of the Neck. Report of Two Cases. Diagn Cytopathol 2010; 38 (3): 184-184

10. Szporn A, Chen X, Neil Bavikatty, Wu M, Burstein D: Collagen balls in cervical-vaginal Smears: A new phenomenon of uncertain etiology. The 4th Asian-Pacific International academy of Pathology (IAP) Congress 2005, Beijing, China.

11. Szporn A, Chen X, Wu M, Burstein D: Collagen balls in cervical-vaginal smears. Acta Cytologica 2005; 49(3):262-264

12. Szporn A. Chen X, Wu M, Sabo E, Burstein D: Increase in the incidence of peritonea collagen balls over a 10 period. Acta Cytologica 2005; 49(4):387-390

13. Shapiro J, Shujaat A, Wang J, Chen X: Creutzldt-Jacob disease presenting as refractory nonconvulsive status epilepticus. J. of Intensive Care Medicine. 2004;19(6): 345-348

14. Jaffer S, Chen X, Lee L, Bleiweiss I: Pleomorphic solid and cystic papillary carcinoma of the breast: cases occurring in young women. Ann Diagn Pathol 2004; 8(3):126-129

Honors and Awards

Symposium Co-chairman, "Surgical Pathology"
The 4th Asian-Pacific International Academy of Pathology (IAP) Congress

The Outstanding Doctor Award
Department of Pathology, Beijing Medical University

The 2nd Best Thesis of the Year
Department of Pathology, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences

The Outstanding Student Award
Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences

Committees , Council, and Professional Society Memberships

College of American Pathologists

American Society of Clinical Pathology

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