TUMS Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology as the first department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology in Iran offers its services in a number of fields. We provide basic and advanced education for under and postgraduate dentistry and other related students and train dental technicians. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology cooperates with credible scientific centers such as Iran Cancer Institute and Iran Dental research Center in research and educational programs. Our department owns the largest collection of oral and maxillofacial lesions in Iran (more than 14,000 samples) including slides, paraffin-embedded blocks and clinical and para-clinical documents. We accept and prepare specimens for pathologic evaluations in our laboratory and answer to the consultations from dentists and surgeons.


Faculty Members


Dr. Nazanin Mahdavi, DDS, M.Sc.


E-mail:  n-mahdavi@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Samira Derakhshan, DDS, M.Sc.

Vice-Head and Vice-Head for Research

E-mail:  sderakhshan@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Fereshteh Baghai Naini,  DDS, M.Sc.

Post-graduate Director

E-mail:  baghaiif@.tums.ac.ir


Dr. Pouyan Aminishakib, DDS,  M.Sc.

Vice-Head for International Affairs

E-mail:  aminishakib@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Monir Moradzadeh Khiavi, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  m-moradzadeh@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Neda kardouni khoozestani, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  nkardouni@tums.ac.ir