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Esther Oliva, MD

  • Phone: 617-724-8272
Department of Pathology


  • Cancer Center
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Genitourinary Oncology
Clinical Interests
Genitourinary pathology
Frozen Section Pathology
Obstetric pathology
Gynecologic pathology
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Barcelona
Residency, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Board Certifications
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Esther Oliva

Associate Pathologist
Associate Director of Training and Education
Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School


Esther Oliva is also Associate Director of the Residency Training Program for Anatomic Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research is mainly focused on neoplastic diseases involving the female genital tract (with a particular interest in mesenchymal tumors at morphologic, translational and molecular levels) and the genitourinary tract. She serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Human Pathology, International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, and Pathology (Australia). She is a member of the USCAP council and a member at large of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Gynecological Pathology. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, is co-editor of the book "Gynecologic Pathology" (Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series), editor of the monograph "Current Concepts in Gynecologic Pathology: Mesenchymal Tumors of the Female Genital Tract" (part of Surgical Pathology Clinics) and co-editor of the upcoming book "Diagnostic Pathology Gynecologic" from Amirsys.

Updated 12/30/2011


Research Interests inclue pathology and molecular biology of gynecologic malignancies, renal and testicular tumors.

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-8272
Phone 2: 617-726-2967
Fax: 617-726-7474

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-8272
Phone 2: 617-726-2967
Fax: 617-726-7474

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