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Gunnlaugur Petur (G. Petur) Nielsen, MD

  • Phone: 617-724-1469
Departments
Department of Pathology

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Oncology
  • Head & Neck Cancers
  • Chordoma
Clinical Interests
Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Electron Microscopy
Head and Neck Pathology
Frozen Section Pathology
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine
Board Certifications
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Icelandic
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Gunnlaugur Petur (G. Petur) Nielsen

Associate Pathologist
Director of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Director of Electron Microscopy Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Email: gnielsen@partners.org

Dr. Nielsen has written extensively on neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases and of bone and soft tissue. He is the co-author of several book chapters, has participated in writing a number of sections in the current World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone and recently finished a book on bone tumors.  He is also contributing to several sections of the upcoming WHO Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone to be released in 2013. Dr. Nielsen is a regular speaker at national and international pathology and orthopedic courses

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Updated 12/30/2011

Research

Research interests include pathology and biology of bone and soft tissue tumors and the application of ancillary studies in the diagnosis of bone and soft tissue neoplasms.  I am especially interested in chordoma research. 

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-1469
Fax: 617-726-9312

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-1469
Fax: 617-726-9312

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