Eric Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

Eric C. Huang, M.D., Ph.D.


Pathology - Gynecologic

Pathology - Endocrine

Pathology - Cytopathology

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


  • Associate Professor
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Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Additional Phone Numbers

Fax: 916-734-2560
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Huang's clinical interests include: Gynecologic Pathology, Cytopathology, Pathogenesis of pelvis serous neoplasm, and fine needle aspiration cytology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Huang's primary clinical and research interests include gynecologic and endocrine diseases.




M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany NY 2005

M.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 1997

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 2000

B.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 1995


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Brigham Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2005-2009


Cytopathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2010-2011

Women's and Perinatal Pathology, Brigham Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2009-2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2010

American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology, 2012

Professional Memberships

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

American Society of Cytopathology

College of American Pathologists

Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology

US and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Honors and Awards

Chief Resident - Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, 2009

Select Recent Publications

Huang, EC, Tomic, MM, Hanamornroongruang, S, Meserve, EE, Herfs, M, Crum CP. p16ink4 and cytokeratin 7 immunostaining in predicting HSIL outcome for low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions: A case series, literature review and commentary. Modern Pathology. 2016; 29(12): 1501-1510. 

Uterine and Ovarian Cancers (chapter 14), Massimo Loda, Lorelei Mucci, Mieke Van Hemelrijck, Nairi Tchrakian, and Megan Mittelstadt, (ed), Pathology and Epidemioligy of Cancer, Springer. 2016.

Huang, EC, Ghazikhanian, V, Qian, X. Giant cell-rich osteosarcoma of the parotid gland: An exceptionally rare entity at an unusual site. Diagnostic cytopathology. 2016;44(12): 1107-1111. 

Zhang, Y, Afify, A, Gandour-Edwards, RF, Bishop, JW, Huang, EC. Small cell mesothelioma: A rare entity and diagnostic pitfall mimicking small cell lung carcinoma on fine-needle aspiration. Diagnostic cytopathology. 2016.

Huang, EC, Zhang, Y, Bishop, JW, Gandour-Edwards, RF, Afify, AM. Diffuse pulmonary meningotheliomatosis: A diagnostically challenging entity on fine-needle aspiration cytology. Diagnostic cytopathology. 2015; 43(9): 727-30. 

Huang, EC, Guzman, MA, De Girolami, U, Cibas, ES. Cytologic characterization of atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor in cerebrospinal fluid. Cancer cytopathology. 2014;122(12): 903-8. 

Massad, LS, Einstein, MH, Huh, WK, Katki, HA, Kinney, WK, Schiffman, M, Solomon, D, Wentzensen, N, Lawson, HW, ,. 2012 updated consensus guidelines for the management of abnormal cervical cancer screening tests and cancer precursors. Obstetrics and gynecology. 2013;121(4): 829-46. 

Huang, EC, Hornstein, MD, Stewart, EA and Crum, CP: Evaluation of cyclic endometrium and benign endometrial disorders (chapter 16), Christopher P. Crum, Marisa R. Nucci and Kenneth R. Lee, (ed), Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology 2nd Edition, Elsevier, Philadelphia. 2011; 407-456. 

Huang EC, Mutter GL, Crum CP, Nucci MR. Clinical outcome in diagnostically ambiguous foci of 'gland crowding' in the endometrium. Mod Pathol. 2010 Nov;23(11):1486-91. Epub 2010 Jul 30.

Huang EC, Kuo FC, Fletcher CD, Nos? V. Critical diagnoses in surgical pathology: a retrospective single-institution study to monitor guidelines for communication of urgent results. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Jul;33(7):1098-102.