Dr. William F. Symmans MD Pathologist

Dr. William Symmans is a pathologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 25 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: General Pathology

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Pathology and Immunopathology, 1993 - 1995

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1988 - 1992

University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, 1992 - 1993

University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Which threshold for ER positivity? A retrospective study based on 9639 patients.
Yi, M.,Huo, L.,Koenig, K. B.,Mittendorf, E. A.,Meric-Bernstam, F.,Kuerer, H. M.,Bedrosian, I.,Buzdar, A. U.,Symmans, W. F.,Crow, J. R.,Bender, M.,Shah, R. R.,Hortobagyi, G. N.,Hunt, K. K.

Gene pathways associated with prognosis and chemotherapy sensitivity in molecular subtypes of breast cancer.
Iwamoto, T., Bianchini, G., Booser, D., Qi, Y., Coutant, C., Shiang, C.Y., Santarpia, L., Matsuoka, J., Hortobagyi, G.N., Symmans, W.F., Holmes, F.A., O'Shaughnessy, J., Hellerstedt, B., Pippen, J., Andre, F., Simon, R., Pusztai, L.

Predictive immunohistochemical biomarkers in the context of neoadjuvant therapy for breast cancer.
Generali, D., Symmans, W.F., Berruti, A., Fox, S.B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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