Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Affiliation(s):
Short Bio:

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UBC, Associate Member
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC, Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, BC Cancer Agency, Oncologic Pathologist

 

Dr. Ceballos completed her medical school training at Dalhousie University, followed by an Anatomical Pathology Residency at UBC and a Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship with Dr. Dean Daya at McMaster University in 2001. Her areas of interest include breast and gynecologic oncologic pathology, especially as it relates to improving clinical practice and patient care. Her research interests include a range of topics in breast and gynecologic pathology. She has collaborated on projects identifying prognostic features in endometrial and ovarian carcinomas, and studying HPV related neoplasia of the gynecologic tract. She is involved in projects assessing the reproducibility of the diagnosis of cervical dysplasia and in assessing the impact of pathology review on the treatment of breast cancer patients.

Dr. Ceballos joined the BC Cancer Agency as a Consultant Pathologist in June 2006. She also has an appointment with the UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Prior to arriving in Vancouver Dr. Ceballos was a consultant pathologist at Henderson Hospital in Hamilton Ontario, the host hospital of the Juravinski Cancer Centre (formerly Hamilton Regional Cancer Centre).

Academic background

  • BSc (mathematics, cum laude), Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. 1989-1992
  • MD (cum laude), Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS. 1992-1996
  • Anatomical Pathology Residency, University of British Columbia. 1996-2001
  • Gynaecological Pathology Fellowship with Dr. D. Daya, McMaster University. Hamilton, ON. Aug-Nov 2001
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 2001

Research Interest

  • Breast and gynecologic pathology
  • Collaborated on projects identifying prognostic features in endometrial and ovarian carcinomas, and studying HPV related neoplasia of the gynecologic tract
  • Involved in projects assessing the reproducibility of the diagnosis of cervical dysplasia and in assessing the impact of pathology review on the treatment of breast cancer patients