Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

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.



Dr. Samira Derakhshan, DDS, M.Sc.

Assistant Professor

Vice-Head for Educational Affair



Dr. Pouyan Aminishakib, DDS,  M.Sc.

Vice-Head for International Affairs


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

Associate Professor

Director of International Campus Ward



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

Assistant Professor

Vice-head for Research Affair


Visiting Professor

Dr. Saadi Khoshbin

Dr. Merva Soluk Tekkesin

Tell: 0212 414 24 34/34203


Contact Person for International Affairs

Dr.Pouyan Aminishakib

Vice-Head for International Affairss


Tel.: +98 21 88351163 

Fax: +98 21 88015800

All interested applicants are welcome to apply to TUMS by completing and submitting TUMS online application form in which they need to specify their school, level, and major of interest.