About Gunnlaugur Nielsen, MD

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 over the last few years for the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone, and co-authored Diagnostic Pathology: Bone. Dr. Nielsen is a regular speaker at national and international pathology and orthopedic courses.

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Locations

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
617-724-1469
Fax: 617-726-9312

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency, University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine

American Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
  • Pathology, American Board of Pathology

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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. Dr. Nielsen is especially interested in chordoma research.  For more information about research concepts, co-authors, and to see a timeline, visit Dr. Nielsen's profile at the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center.

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