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Faripour A. Forouhar, M.D.

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Emeritus Chief, Department of Anatomic Pathology, UConn Health
Professor, School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut
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Academic Office Location:
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3985
Phone: 860-4621525
Fax: 860-679-4334

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Faripour Forouhar is professor of pathology in the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and UConn Health with special interest and expertise in surgical pathology, GI and liver pathology and cytology-fine needle aspiration biopsy. He is certified by the American Board of Anatomic/Clinical Pathology and Cytopathology. He has 36 years of experience in practice, approximately 20 years of it in the position of clinical chief and director of the Anatomic Pathology Department at UConn Health.

M.D.University of TehranMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipCook County HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyHartford HospitalPathology
ResidencyMallory Institute of PathologyPathology
ResidencyHartford HospitalPathology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Kiran Meritorious Award for Landscape Painting, 2013Rockport Art Association
Finalist, Art Renewal Center, Salon Show, 2013-2014Art Renewal Center
Awarded Best Poster Trainee in the Presidential Poster Competition Awarded Best Poster for a trainee in the Presidential Poster Competition 7. R. Lim, J. Stroop, F. Forouhar, R. Frankenthaler, and C. Malchoff, Unusually Aggressive Paraganglioma Phenotype in a Kindred with a 57delG SDHD Mutation. The Endocrine Society 94th Annual Meeting Program, Poster Presentation (SAT-451), Houston, TX, Jun, 2012Endocrinology Society
Certificate of Appreciation, Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Journal of Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science, 2011Association of Clinical Scientists
Honorable Mention, 2009Lyme Art Association
Aldro Hibbard Memorial Award, 2009North Shore Art Association
PAWS Award for Commitment to UConn Health Center Team, 2008UConn Health Center
Silver CQIA Innovation Prize, 2003Connectucut Quality Improvement Award Partnership
Outstanding Service, Teaching and Leadership as the Director of Anatomic Pathology, 2003UConn Health Center
PAW Award for Commitment to UConn Health Center Team and Leadership as the Director and Clinical Chief, Anatomic Pathology, 2003UConn Health Center
Inter-laboratory Comparison Programs 1993-1999 Surveys; College of American Pathologists, 1998 CAP
Outstanding Service as the Chairman of Systemic Pathology Subject Committee, 1991-1996
Editorial Board, Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science, 1980-PresentAnnals of Clinical and Laboratory Science
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Department of Pathology Monthly MeetingOtherMemberUConn HealthUniversity20192021
GI Tumor BoardAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20192021
American Society of Clinical PathologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Association for the Study of Liver DiseaseProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
College of American PathologistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Association of Clinical ScientistsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
New England Pediatric Pathology ClubProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional
GRIPE - Group for Research In Pathology Education Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Society of CytopathologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
American Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Association of Pathology ChairmanProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational
Specialty Areas: Surgical pathology, cytology, GI pathology, fine needle aspiration

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • In Vitro Detection of Cornea-Derived Leukocytic Chemotactic Factors as Indicators of Corneal Inflammation
    Elgebaly, S.A., Forouhar, F., Kreutzer, D. Alternative Methods in Toxicology 257-268


  • Mucosal Dysbiosis of Early Colonic Neoplasia
    Hong, B, Ideta T, Igarsashi Y, Tan Y, DiSiena M, Mo A, Forouha F, Devers T, Weinstock G M, Rosenberg D W.

Case Reports



  • DIC and Gram Negative Septicemia in Children
    Forouhar, F. Doctorate of Medicine (Thesis) Tehran University School of Medicine
  • Nausea Vomiting and Diarrhea Associated with Small Vessel Fibrinoid Necrotizing Vasculitis: A Brief Review of GI Manifestation of System Vasculitis
    Aakash Aggrawal, Parin Shah, Faripour Forouhar, Ethan Bortniker ACG Las Vagas Oct 2016


Short Surveys

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Autoimmune Hepatitis, Pathology, Pathophysiology and Clinical CorrelationTalkDept of Medicine, UCHC2018UCHC
Statin Myopathy, pathologyTalkMedical Grand Round2018UCHC
Lepidic Carcinoma of the Lung, pathology and pathophysiologyTalkMedical Grand Round2018uchc
Steatohepatitis, Pathology, pathophysiology and clinical correlationTalkMedical Grand Round2018uchc
The Proof is in the Liver Parenchyma: Primary Hepatic Presentation of Amyloidosis and Multiple MyelomaPosterAmerican College of Gastroentrology2016Las Vagas, NV
Long-Term Outcome Following Adrenalectomy of Primary Hyperaldosteronism Caused by Unilateral Adrenal HyperplasiaPosterEndocrine Society 2012Houston, Texas
Unusually Aggressive Paraganglioma Phenotype in a Kindred with a 57delG SDHD MutationPosterEndocrine Society 2012Houston, Texas
Useful in the Diagnosis of Malignant Colonic PolypsPosterDigestive Disease Week2010New Orleans, Louisiana
Limbic Encephalitits as the Initial Manifestation of Low Grade Lymphoma, A Case ReportPosterAmerican Association of Neuropathologists2010Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Eosinophilic Venulitis of Colon Presented as Ileocecal MassPosterAmerican College of Physicians2007
In Vivo Resistance to Tregs and TGF-Beta in Autoimmune-Prone Cb1-1 MiceTalkAmerican Association of Immunologists 2004San Diego, California
Diagnosis of Breast CancerLectureDanbury Hospital2003Danbury, Connecticut
Osteolysis of Distal Clavicle: A Investigation of Histopathology, Pathophysiology and EtiologyTalk2003San Diego, California
Surgical Pathology TutorialLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists1999La Jolla, California
A Novel Hereditary Tumor Syndrome is Defined by the Concurrence of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma and Papillary Renal NeoplasmsTalkEndocrine Society 1999
Histogenesis of Concomittant Mucinous Neoplasms of Ovary and Appendix, Using Immunoperoxidase TechniqueTalkAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1999San Diego, California
Biologic Behavior of In Situ Carcinoma of BreastLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists1998Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
FNA BreastLectureASC1998Nashville, Tennessee
Familial Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma is Genetically Distinct from Familial Adenomatous Polyposis of Coli TalkENDO Society1998New Orleans, Louisiana
Non-Cirrhotic Portal HypertensionLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1997Atlanta, Georgia
FNA Breast, A Systematic ApproachLectureAmerican Society of Cytology1996Denver, Colorado
BCG Hepatitis LectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists1995Houston, Texas
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of BreastLectureOklahoma Cytology Association1995Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Fine Needle Aspiration of the Breast, A Systematic ApproachLectureAmerican Society of Pathologists / College of American Pathologists 1995New Orleans, Louisiana
Cytology of the BreastLectureOklahoma Association of Cytology 1995Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
FNA of Breast WorkshopLectureNew Hampshire Cytology Society1994Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Diagnosis of Breast Lesions, Fine Needle Aspiration BxLectureMetropolitan Washington Association of Cytology1994Washington DC
Fracture Gap Biopsy: A Useful Procedure in Prospective Determination of Response to Electrical Stimulation in 27 Fracture-Non-NomTalkAmerican Society of Orthopedic Surgery1994
Watermelon StomachLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1993Newport, Rhode Island
"Biologic Behavior of In Situ Breast Carcinoma" Lecture1993Toledo, Ohio
Fine Needle Aspiration: Current Concepts and Future ProspectsLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists1993
Biologic Behavior of In Situ Carcinoma of the BreastLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1993Toledo, Ohio
A Systematic Approach to FNA of the Breast LectureAmerican Society of Cytology1993Houston, Texas
FNA Methodology. Technical ManualLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1993Toledo, Ohio
Immunostain of Human Neoplasms by Antibody to pNiXa, a Serpin of Frog EmbryosTalkAssoc. of Clin. Sci.1993Toledo, Ohio
The Role of FNA Biopsy in Diagnosis of NeoplasmsTalkAssoc. of Clin. Sci.1993Toledo, Ohio
Biologic Behavior of In Situ Carcinoma of the BreastTalkAssoc. Clin. Sci.1993Toledo, Ohio
Biologic Behavior of Intraductal "In situ" Carcinoma of the BreastLectureSUNY1992Syracuse, New York
Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopy of Human Oviduct Sections Using Different Energy SourcesTalkAmerican Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery1992Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Pathology of Islets of Pancreas in Diabetes MellitusTalkAssoc. of Clin. Sci1992Santa Barbara, California
Biologic Behavior of In situ Carcinoma of the BreastLectureSharon Hospital1991
Fine Needle Aspiration of the Breast, Microscopic Diagnosis WorkshopLectureFourth Annual North East Regional update in Cytopathology1991Waterbury, Connecticut
Present Application and Future Prospects of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNA) of Palpable TumorsTalk1991Chicago, Illinois
Fine Needle Aspiration of Salivary Glands and Head and Neck TumorsLectureContinuing Education Program on "Contemporary Management of Salivary Gland 1990Farmington, Connecticut
The Introduction of an Inflammatory Reaction (Similar to Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis) by Chemotactic Factors Derived from Conjunctival CellsTalkARVO 1990
Ki-1 Lymphoma, Case PresentationTalkNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1990Rhode Island
Orthopedic Board Preparation Course LectureUniversity of Connecticut Health Center1989Farmington, Connecticut
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNA) Application Lecture1989
Angiomatoid Malignant Fibrous HistiocytomaLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists Meeting1989Charlottsville, Virginia
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Early Histologic DiagnosisLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1989Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pathology of Non-Cirrhotic Portal HypertensionLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists Meeting1989Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Problem Case Review; Liver PathologyLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists Meeting1989Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Overview of Crisis in Cytopathology Shortage; Educational requirements; Decrease in number of programsLectureFirst Annual North East Regional Meeting1988Hartford, Connecticut
Development of Malignant Histiocytosis in a Youth with Acute Lymphocytic LeukemiaTalkAssoc. Clin. Sci. Seminar on Diagnostic Hematology1988Hartford, Connecticut
A Case of Symptomatic Appendicitis in Cyclic NeutropeniaTalkAssoc. of Clin. Sci. Seminar on Diagnostic Hematology1988Hartford, Connecticut
Diagnostic Pitfalls of Soft Tissue Bladder Tumors: A Case ReportTalkNew England Pediatric Pathology club1988Hanover, New York
Congenital Melanoma with Multiple Prenatal MetastasesLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club 1987Boston, Massachusetts
Symetrical Congenital Anomalies in Identical TwinsLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1987Springfield, Massachusetts
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Thyroid Gland - Recent Advances in Internal Medicine LectureUConn Health Center1987Farmington, Connecticut
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of the Breast, GYN/Oncology Grand RoundsLectureUConn Health Center1987Farmington, Connecticut
Breast PathologyLectureGYN Weekly Conference1987
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Gland, Endocrinology Grand RoundsLecture1987
Recent Advances in Fine Needle Aspiration Diagnosis State of the Art LectureLectureNew Britain General Hospital1987New Britian, Connecticut
Cholesterol Embolism Causing Bleeding Gastric UlcersLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists 1987South Carolina
Recent Advances in Diagnostic PathologyLectureHartford Hospital1986Hartford, Connecticut
Congenital MelanomaLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1986Boston, Massachusetts
Cirrhosis of the LiverLectureHartford Hospital1986Hartford, Connecticut
Progress and Future Prospects in Tumor DiagnosisLectureHartford Hospital1986Hartford, Connecticut
Pathologic Progress in Tumor DiagnosisLectureTumor Registrar Association of Connecticut 1986Farmington, Connecticut
Pathology of Lymph NodeLectureOncology Fellows Annual Pathology Lecture1986
Malignant Peripheral Nerve Tumor with Heterologous ElementsLectureNew England Pediatric Club Meeting, Maine Medical Center1986Portland, Maine
Differential Diagnosis in Fine Needle Aspiration of Liver NeoplasmsTalkUS-USSR Seminar on Advances in Pathology1986Moscow, Russia
Fibrosoncoma of LiverTalkUS-USSR Seminar on Advances in Pathology1986Moscow, Russia
Extraskeletal Chondrasarcoma with Gaucher's-Cell-Like Inclusions within the Tumor CellsTalk1986Moscow, Russia
An Unusual Case of Hodgkin's in an 8 Year Old FemaleLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1985Providence, Rhode Island
Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung (Pediatric Age Group)LectureNew England Pathology Society1985Boston, Massachusetts
Neoplasia (Biology of Tumors)LectureAmerican College of Surgeons1985Farmington, Connecticut
Giant Cell MyocarditisLectureAssociation of Clinical Sciences1985Louisville, Kentucky
Intestinal PolypsLectureHartford Hospital1985Hartford, Connecticut
Intestinal Polyps and Relation to Colonic CarcinomaLectureUConn Health Center1985Farmington, Connecticut
An Infant with AIDS and Disseminated Atypical Mycobacterial InfectionTalkNew England Pediatric Pathology1985Hanover, New York
Hepatitis B Infection and Liver Histophathology in Egyptian Hepatosplenic Schistosomiasis TalkAmerican Association of the Study of Liver Diseases1985Chicago, Illinois
Focal Nodular Hyperplasia of LiverLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1984University of Connecticut Health Center
Alcoholic Liver DiseaseLectureRegional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Resource1984
Giant Cell Reparative Granuloma of Small Tubular Bones of Hands and FeetLectureAssociation of Clinical Science1984Mobile, Alabama
Unusual Breast TumorsLectureAssociation of Clinical Sciences1984Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Childhood Giant Cell Reparative GranulomaLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1984Burlington, Vermont
Cyclic Neutropenia in a 6 Year Old BoyLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club1984Farmington, Connecticut
Lymphnode Pathology in Kawazaki DiseaseLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Club, Mass. General Hospital1983Boston, Massachusetts
Case Presentation and Discussion; Hypercalcemia in a Patient with Metastatic SomatostatinomaLectureConnecticut Endocrine Society1983
Crohn's Disease: An Unusual CaseLectureConnecticut Medical Society1983
The effect of chemotherapy on hepatoblastomaLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology 1983Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Liver TumorsLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists1983Washington, D.C.
Hypervitaminosis A Toxicity and Hepatic FibrosisLectureAssociation of Clinical Scientists1983Washington, D.C.
Role of Leukocyte Chemotactic Factor in Eye InflammationTalkAssociation of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology1983Sarasota, Florida
Granular Cell Myoblastoma of the LarynxTalkAmerican Academy of Oto-Laryngology and HNS1983Anaheim, California
Cyclic Neutropenia in a 7 Year Old Boy: Autopsy FindingsTalkNew Eng. Ped. Path. Club1983Storrs, Connecticut
Problems in Gastrointestinal and Liver PathologyLectureMallory Institute of Pathology1982Boston, Massachusetts
Meconium PeritonitisLectureNew England Pediatric Pathology Society1982Providence, Rhode Island
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of LiverLectureConnecticut Cytology Association1982
Diagnostic Problems in Liver PathologyLectureHartford Hospital1982Hartford, Connecticut
The Use of Fracture Gap Biopsy to Predict the Response of Non-Unions to Pulsating Electromagnetic Fields (PEMF)TalkAmerican Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons 1978San Francisco, California
Steatorhea and Fatty Metamorphosis of Liver in ChildrenTalkMiddle East and Mediterranean Pediatrics Conference1972Barcelona, Spain