Tarik Tihan, M.D., Ph.D.


Professor of Pathology
University of California San Francisco
Neuropathology Division, Room M551
505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143


Phone: 415-476-5236
Fax: 415-476-7963
E-mail: tarik.tihan@ucsf.edu

Education and Training:

  • Medical School, University of Istanbul
  • Pathology residency, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York
  • Fellowships, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and SUNY Stony Brook

Faculty member in Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1997-2002) and University of California San Francisco (2002-current)

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric and Adult brain tumors, CNS tumor classification, molecular epidemiology, pathological and molecular characterization; Active consultation service in diagnostic surgical neuropathology and international outreach; Pathology Education, specifically postgraduate and continuous medical education.