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Adriano Piris, MD

Assistant in Pathology

  • Phone: 617-726-2967
Department of Pathology


  • Cancer Center
  • Melanoma
Clinical Interests
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, National University of Asuncion School of Medicine
Residency, Berkshire Medical Center
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Montefiore Hospital & Medical Center
Board Certifications
Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients


Instructor in Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Piris is a surgical pathologist with fellowship training in Dermatopathology.

Dr. Piris' expertise is in the field of skin cancer, with a concentration on borderline and malignant melanocytic proliferations, in adults and in the pediatric population. His research interests include the presence, distribution, and effect of immune cells, such as lymphocytes, within the tumor microenvironment. He has also been involved in the study of molecular abnormalities in melanoma and immunotherapy, publishing several articles describing the effects of experimental vaccine therapy, as well as molecular targeted therapy in malignant melanoma.



Research interests include:

  • Melanocytic proliferations, with emphasis on atypical and borderline pigmented lesions, as well as pigmented lesions in the pediatric population
  • Immunology of human cutaneous melanoma, with emphasis on function, distribution and prognostic significance of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes
  • Prognostic factors of cutaneous malignant melanoma

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2967

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-2967

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