Born in Budapest, Hungary, Dr. Andrew G. Huvos obtained his medical degree from the University of
Goettingen Medical School in Germany. He continued his training in the United States in New York City
as an Intern in Pathology at Cornell University Medical College, Resident at the College of Physicians
and Surgeons of Columbia University and a Fellow in Oncologic Pathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Cancer Center. At these institutions, his teachers were the giants of the period among whom Drs.
Arthur Purdy Stout, Raffaele Lattes, Frank W. Foote, Jr., and Henry L. Jaffe were the most
After a two-year Fellowship, the second as a Chief Fellow, Dr. Huvos joined the staff of the
Department of Pathology Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 1969 and rose to the level of
Attending Pathologist in 1977. He is also a Member of the cancer center. Dr. Huvos became Professor
of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weil Medical College of Cornell University in 1981.
Beyond these dry facts, Dr. Huvos is recognized as one of the world's leading tumor pathologists in
the disciplines of bone and of head and neck pathology.
He has authored and co-authored more than 360 scientific publications in peer-reviewed professional
journals, in addition to many book chapters. His book entitled "Bone Tumors: Diagnosis, Treatment
and Prognosis" published in two editions, was also translated into Spanish.
He is the recipient of a number of awards including the Wm. M. Christopherson Society 27th
Annual Lectureship, the Working Group on Head and Neck Pathology of the European Society of Pathology
and the North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology Honorary Diploma for achievements in the
fields of head and neck pathology, and the Dr. Henry L. Jaffe Award. He has been designated for
several consecutive years as one of "The Best Doctors in America", a guide published by Castle
Sought after as a speaker, he has delivered several hundred lectures worldwide at various institutions
and conferences in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany,
Italy, Spain, Denmark, Portugal, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, Japan, Belgium, Hungary, Slovenia,
Yugoslavia, and Austria. His love of teaching and interacting with younger colleagues is manifested
by conducting numerous highly rated and well-received workshops and short courses in pathology at
USCAP and ASCP meetings over the last three decades.
His professional opinions are sought, and his diagnostic skills tested, by hundreds of personal
consultations received annually from previous Fellows trained by him and colleagues all over the world
requesting guidance and an authoritative opinion.
Dr. Huvos developed a highly regarded multi-disciplinary Orthopedic Tumor Board at Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for physicians who are interested in diagnosing and treating bone
tumors. These weekly conferences are extremely well attended by staff, Residents, Fellows from the
medical center and other metropolitan hospitals, as well as visiting physicians and surgeons.
Dr. Huvos is a member of several medical societies and has served on many of their committees. From
1995-1997 he was elected President of the New York Pathological Society, the oldest pathology society
in the United States. Dr. Huvos is on the Editorial Board of several medical journals.