Fabrizio Remotti, MD

Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical
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Dr. Fabrizio Remotti is a general sugical pathologist with subspecialty expertise in bone and soft tissue pathology.

Email: fr116@cumc.columbia.edu

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pathology & Cell Biology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Autopsy and Medical Pathology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Italian


  • Male

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Residency: University of Southern California Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Armed Forces Institute

Board Certifications

  • Pathology-Anatomic/Pathology-Clinical


Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Research Publications

  • Morales, L. C., Santos, L., Fenlon, E., Remotti, F., Middlesworth, W., & Jaramillo, D. (2023). Fibrous hamartoma of infancy: imaging findings. Pediatr Radiol. doi:10.1007/s00247-023-05701-x
  • Maurer MS, Smiley D, Simsolo E, Remotti F, Bustamante A, Teruya S, Helmke S, Einstein EJ, Lehman R, Giles JT, Kelly JW, Tsai F, Blaner WS, Brun P-J,Riesenburger RI, Kryzanski J, Varga C, Patel AR. Analysis of lumbar spine stenosis specimens for identification of amyloid. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2022;70(12):3538-3548.
  • Zhang X, Cruz FD, Terry M, Remotti F, Matushansky I. Terminal differentiation and loss of tumorigenicity of human cancers via pluripotency-based reprogramming. Oncogene. 2013;32(18):2249-60, 60 e1-21.
  • Remotti F, Feldman F. Nonneoplastic lesions that simulate primary tumors of bone. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 2012;136(7):772-88.
  • Charytonowicz E, Terry M, Coakley K, Telis L, Remotti F, Cordon-Cardo C, Taub RN, Matushansky I. PPARgamma agonists enhance ET-743-induced adipogenic differentiation in a transgenic mouse model of myxoid round cell liposarcoma. The Journal of clinical investigation. 2012;122(3):886-98.
  • Gonzalez-Lomas G, Cassilly RT, Remotti F, Levine WN. Is the etiology of pretibial cyst formation after absorbable interference screw use related to a foreign body reaction? Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2011;469(4):1082-8.
  • Singh B, Mense SM, Bhat NK, Putty S, Guthiel WA, Remotti F, Bhat HK. Dietary quercetin exacerbates the development of estrogen-induced breast tumors in female ACI rats. Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 2010;247(2):83-90.
  • Singh B, Mense SM, Remotti F, Liu X, Bhat HK. Antioxidant butylated hydroxyanisole inhibits estrogen-induced breast carcinogenesis in female ACI rats. Journal of biochemical and molecular toxicology. 2009;23(3):202-11.
  • Mills J, Matos T, Charytonowicz E, Hricik T, Castillo-Martin M, Remotti F, Lee FY, Matushansky I. Characterization and comparison of the properties of sarcoma cell lines in vitro and in vivo. Human cell. 2009;22(4):85-93.
  • Mense SM, Singh B, Remotti F, Liu X, Bhat HK. Vitamin C and alpha-naphthoflavone prevent estrogen-induced mammary tumors and decrease oxidative stress in female ACI rats. Carcinogenesis. 2009;30(7):1202-8.
  • Mense SM, Remotti F, Bhan A, Singh B, El-Tamer M, Hei TK, Bhat HK. Estrogen-induced breast cancer: alterations in breast morphology and oxidative stress as a function of estrogen exposure. Toxicology and applied pharmacology. 2008;232(1):78-85.
  • Saqi A, Giorgadze TA, Eleazar J, Remotti F, Vazquez MF. Clear cell and eosinophilic oncocytomas of salivary gland: cytological variants or parallels? Diagnostic cytopathology. 2007;35(3):158-63.
  • Saqi A, Alexis D, Remotti F, Bhagat G. Usefulness of CDX2 and TTF-1 in differentiating gastrointestinal from pulmonary carcinoids. American journal of clinical pathology. 2005;123(3):394-404.
  • Fetsch JF, Laskin WB, Michal M, Remotti F, Heffner D, Ellis G, Furlong M, Miettinen M. Ectopic hamartomatous thymoma: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical analysis of 21 cases with data supporting reclassification as a branchial anlage mixed tumor. The American journal of surgical pathology. 2004;28(10):1360-70.
  • Fetsch JF, Vinh TN, Remotti F, Walker EA, Murphey MD, Sweet DE. Tenosynovial (extraarticular) chondromatosis: an analysis of 37 cases of an underrecognized clinicopathologic entity with a strong predilection for the hands and feet and a high local recurrence rate. The American journal of surgical pathology. 2003;27(9):1260-8.
  • Remotti F, Fetsch JF, Miettinen M. Keratin 1 expression in endothelia and mesenchymal tumors: an immunohistochemical analysis of normal and neoplastic tissues. Human pathology. 2001;32(8):873-9.
  • Lemos MM, Kindblom LG, Meis-Kindblom JM, Remotti F, Ryd W, Gunterberg B, Willen H. Fine-needle aspiration characteristics of hibernoma. Cancer. 2001;93(3):206-10.
  • Bergh P, Kindblom LG, Gunterberg B, Remotti F, Ryd W, Meis-Kindblom JM. Prognostic factors in chordoma of the sacrum and mobile spine: a study of 39 patients. Cancer. 2000;88(9):2122-34.
  • Cochran AJ, Binder S, Remotti F. The role of microscopic evaluation in the management of cutaneous melanoma. Cancer treatment and research. 1993;65:69-102.

Recent Review Articles

  • Rust DJ, Kwinta BD, Geskin LJ, Samie FH, Remotti F, Yoon SS. Surgical managemet of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. J Surg Oncol 2023; 1-10. Doi:10.1002/jso.27258
  • Doshi, S. D., J. Oza, H. Remotti, F. Remotti, M. P. Moy, G. K. Schwartz & M. Ingham (2021) Clinical Benefit From Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Sclerosing Epithelioid Fibrosarcoma: A Translocation-Associated Sarcoma. JCO Precis Oncol, 5, 1-5.
  • Troy, C., J. Sisti, A. Maldonado-Soto, G. Tosto-D'antonio, M. L. Miller, F. Remotti & G. Mandigo (2021) A Case of Pediatric Stroke: Osteosarcoma Embolus in the Internal Carotid Artery. Case Rep Neurol, 13, 269-275.

Recent Textbooks

  • Frozen Section Pathology-Diagnostic Challenges, edited by A. Borczuk, Springer-Nature (May 5, 2021). Authored one chapter. Bone Pathology. Remotti F

Recent Case Reports

  • Debelenko L, Mansukhani M, Remotti F. Papillary Intralymphatic Angioendothelioma in a Child With PIK3CA-Related Overgrowth Spectrum: Implication of PI3K Pathway in the Vascular Tumorigenesis. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2023 Feb 12; 10935266231152370. doi: 10.1177/10935266231152370.
  • Hussain SA, Sung S, Remotti F, Schubert H, Chang S, Marr B. Ciliary Body Myxoma in a 20-Year-Old Woman. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Apr 1;137(4):464-466.