Dr. Tamara Handerson MD Pathologist

Dr. Tamara Handerson is a pathologist in Greenwich, Connecticut and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Sarajevo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Handerson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 9 doctors at Danbury Hospital and one of 8 at New Milford Hospital who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: General Pathology

Hospital Affiliation

Danbury Hospital

New Milford Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Shadyside Hospital
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1989–1995

West Virginia University
Fellowship, Dermatopathology, 1995–1996

University of Sarajevo Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified 16 years in Anatomic Pathology

American Board of Pathology
Certified 16 years in Dermatopathology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

CT State Medical License
Active through 2013

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Melanophages reside in hypermelanotic, aberrantly glycosylated tumor areas and predict improved outcome in primary cutaneous malignant melanoma.
Handerson, T., Berger, A., Harigopol, M., Rimm, D., Nishigori, C., Ueda, M., Miyoshi, E., Taniguchi, N., Pawelek, J.

Co-opting macrophage traits in cancer progression: a consequence of tumor cell fusion?
Pawelek, J., Chakraborty, A., Lazova, R., Yilmaz, Y., Cooper, D., Brash, D., Handerson, T.

Coexpression of beta1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase V glycoprotein substrates defines aggressive breast cancers with poor outcome.
Siddiqui, S. F., Pawelek, J., Handerson, T., Lin, C. Y., Dickson, R. B., Rimm, D. L., Camp, R. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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