Armita Bahrami, MD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Armita Bahrami, MD, is Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Bahrami is a surgical pathologist with an interest in the molecular pathogenesis of soft tissue sarcoma and melanoma. She joined the faculty at Emory in 2020, where she serves as the director of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology service.

Dr. Bahrami is a member of the Cell and Molecular Biology Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. She holds professional memberships with United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, College of American Pathologists, American Society of Clinical Pathology, American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Association for Cancer Research.

Prior to joining Emory, she was recruited as a clinical investigator track faculty in the Department of Pathology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where she participated in the Pediatric Cancer Genome Project, an endeavor to map the genome of large numbers of pediatric cancers.


Dr. Bahrami earned her MD degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and received her Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency training in Houston at Baylor College of Medicine. After completing residency, she pursued further training at Mayo Clinic, where she completed fellowships in Surgical Pathology and Bone and Soft tissue Pathology.


Dr. Bahrami’s research interests include pathology, genetics, and molecular pathogenesis of bone and soft tissue tumors. Her current research focuses on the molecular genetics of bone and soft tissue sarcomas, with the goal of identifying biomarkers that will improve diagnostic and prognostic precision.


Dr. Bahrami has published a number of peer-reviewed original papers, and also serves on the editorial boards of Scientific Reports, Cancers, Precision Cancer Medicine and Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer.

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