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Peggy S. Sullivan, M.D.
Peggy S. Sullivan, M.D.



General Information:



Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Physician, Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, Breast and Gynecologic Pathology
Staff Pathologist, JCCC Translational Pathology Shared Resource
Member, JCCC Signal Transduction and Therapeutics Program Area

Hospital Affiliation(s):

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007 – 2009
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2003 – 2007
Medical Degree:
M.D., Keck USC School of Medicine, 2003


Board Certification(s):
Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2008
Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology, 2008

Contact Information:

(310) 983-1092

Practice Information:

Clinical Interest(s):
Gynecologic cancer
Breast cancer

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Peggy Sullivan focuses on clinical and translational research projects in gynecologic cancer, breast cancer, and cytopathology.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Sullivan PS, Maresh EL, Seligson DB, Habeeb O, Wadehra M, Goodglick L, Dorigo O. Expression of thyroid transcription factor-1 in normal endometrium is associated with risk of endometrial cancer development. Mod Pathol. 2012 Aug;25(8):1140-8. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2012.64. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

Zhang L, Sullivan PS, Goodman JC, Gunaratne PH, Marchetti D. MicroRNA-1258 suppresses breast cancer brain metastasis by targeting heparanase. Cancer Res. 2011 Feb 1;71(3):645-54. Epub 2011 Jan 25.

Zang X, Sullivan PS, Soslow RA, Waitz R, Reuter VE, Wilton A, Thaler HT, Arul M, Slovin SF, Wei J, Spriggs DR, Dupont J, Allison JP. Tumor associated endothelial expression of B7-H3 predicts survival in ovarian carcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2010 Aug;23(8):1104-12. Epub 2010 May 21.

Apple SK, Moatamed NA, Finck RH, Sullivan PS. Accurate classification of sentinel lymph node metastases in patients with lobular breast carcinoma. Breast. 2010 Oct;19(5):360-4. Epub 2010 Mar 27.

Sullivan PS, Nooraie F, Sanchez H, Hirschowitz S, Levin M, Rao PN, Rao J. Comparison of ImmunoCyt, UroVysion, and urine cytology in detection of recurrent urothelial carcinoma: a "split-sample" study. Cancer. 2009 Jun 25;117(3):167-73.