Miguel A. Sánchez
Dr. Miguel A. Sanchez received his medical degree from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. After a brief period of practice in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, he migrated to the USA to complete his Pathology training at Temple University in Philadelphia and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He trained in fine needle aspiration biopsy at The Karolinska Hospital during several visits to Sweden in the 1980s.
He is Chief of Pathology and Medical Director of the Leslie Simon Breast Care and Cytodiagnosis Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (since 1990).
Dr. Sanchez holds professorial appointments at both The Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine and New York University.
He is also a Co-Investigator at the Department of Genomics, National Cancer Institute, working with the Ried Laboratory on Clonal dynamics on tumor evolution in Breast carcinoma and Inflammatory bowel disease.
During his career he has lectured hundreds of times on the five continents, not only in Pathology, but also on the intersection of Medicine with the Humanities, mainly Opera and Egyptology, including "key- note speaker" at several international meetings
Awarded the First Yolanda Oertel Interventional Pathologist of the Year in 2003, he also received the Gold Medal of the Chinese Society of Medical Science for his efforts organizing the first course on AIDS in Beijing. The President of Nicaragua granted him the Medal of Medical Merit and the College of American Pathologists honored him with the 2010 Excellence in Education Award.
As an active member of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War-Physicians for Social Responsibility, an association awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985, Dr. Sanchez was one of the physicians acknowledged with a personal diploma bearing the coveted Nobel seal recognizing his involvement in that work.
Since 2001 he has received Best Doctor awards over 110 times
A respected Paleopathologist, Dr. Sanchez is presently a member of the archaeological team of the university of Memphis excavating the Theban Tomb (TT) 16 and of the “Djehuty Project” of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) working at TT 11, TT 12 and environs, as well as consulting at TT 110 fot the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE).
He was President of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Ancient Egyptian Pharmacy and Medicine, Barcelona 2018.