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Rosalynn M. Nazarian, MD

  • Assistant Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School


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Dr. Nazarian has been recognized for her work with awards from the Boston University College of Engineering, Global Fibrosis Foundation, Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship and Partners Healthcare.



Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Dermatopathology
Medical Education
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Dr. Rosalynn M. Nazarian's research interests include the cutaneous pathology of inflammatory and fibrosing diseases. She serves on the Board of Directors and Medical Advisory Council of the Global Fibrosis Foundation and is the recipient of their 1st Junior Research Grant Award for her studies on signaling pathway activation in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis, scleroderma and keloid. Her academic interests include wound repair, helper T-cell immune phenotypes in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, adverse drug eruptions, basaloid and squamous neoplasms, and molecular targets in Kaposi sarcoma. She is currently leading investigations on immune dysregulation in acute erythroderma and chronic dermatitis for which she has earned the 2011 Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowship Award. Dr. Nazarian also serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, Editorial board member of the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, member of the Continuing Education and Research Committee of the American Society of Dermatopathology, Diversity Leader in the Department of Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Dermatopathology Consultant on challenging telepathology cases from Tanzania and Kenya.


Research & Publications

Research Summary

Research interests include elucidating the pathophysiologic mechanisms of inflammatory and fibrosing disorders of the skin.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2967
MGPO Dermatopathology Associates
2 Wells Avenue
Newton, MA 02459-3208
Phone: 855-644-3376
Fax: 617-658-9399

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