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Michael Kashgarian M.D.


Dr. Michael Kashgarian is a Professor of Pathology at the Yale University School of Medicine Cancer Center. Dr. Kashgarian is also an affiliate physician in surgical pathology and nephrology at the Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport Connecticut and serves as an affiliate in laboratory medicine at the VA Connecticut Health Care System in West Haven.

Dr. Kashgarian attended Yale University School of Medicine and received his medical degree in May of 1958. From Yale, he began a residency program in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He then went on to complete another residency program in pathology at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center, completing both programs in 1963. After his residency program, Dr. Kashgarian enrolled in a post-doctoral program at the University of Goettingen in Germany. He finished his post-doctoral program in renal physiology in 1962. He then participated in a fellowship in laboratory medicine Yale-New Haven Hospital, finishing in 1964.

Dr. Kashgarian has a professional interest and expertise in the pathology of mesothelioma and other thoracic cancers. In addition to thoracic disease, he has done extensive research in the fields of renal pathology, cell biology, cell injury and death, and immunopathology. Dr. Kashgarian has also incorporated his expertise in pathology into advanced imaging techniques and electron microscopy.

Dr. Kashgarian has a wealth of experience in the cellular behavior and treatment of thoracic disease, meaning he may be able to help mesothelioma patients access more advanced treatments and therapies. Dr. Kashgarian is a member of a number of professional organizations and is well published.

  • Yale University School of Medicine. Physician Profile.

Last modified: December 24, 2010.