Michael Fishbein

Michael Fishbein, MD

Piansky Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine







Cardiovascular Pathology, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1974 - 1975


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1971 - 1972


MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, 1971


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1972 - 1975

Board Certification

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 1975

Contact Information


(310) 825-7846 - Decedent Pathology Information and Referral
(310) 794-9450 - Surgical and Cardio-Pulmonary Pathology Information and Referral
(310) 267-2680 - Cardio-Pulmonary Pathology Referring Physician
(310) 825-6844 - Autopsy Suite
(310) 825-6470 - Autopsy Reports
(310) 794-7333 - Lung Cancer Program Patient Appointments

Scientific Interests

Dr. Michael Fishbein's research focuses on the formation and progression of lung cancer.

Highlighted Publications

Chou CC, Zhou S, Hayashi H, Nihei M, Liu YB, Wen MS, Yeh SJ, Fishbein MC, Weiss JN, Lin SF, Wu D, Chen PS. Remodelling of action potential and intracellular calcium cycling dynamics during subacute myocardial infarction promotes ventricular arrhythmias in Langendorff-perfused rabbit hearts. J Physiol. 2007; 580(Pt.3): 895-906.

Gomperts BN, Belperio JA, Fishbein MC, Keane MP, Burdick MD, Strieter RM. Keratinocyte growth factor improves repair in the injured tracheal epithelium. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2007; 37(1): 48-56.

Pena LA, Fishbein MC. Fatal myocarditis related to Campylobacter jejuni infection: a case report. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2007; 16(2): 119-21.

Tan AY, Li H, Wachsmann-Hogiu S, Chen LS, Chen PS, Fishbein MC. Autonomic innervation and segmental muscular disconnections at the human pulmonary vein-atrial junction: implications for catheter ablation of atrial-pulmonary vein junction. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006; 48(1): 132-43.

Zhong W, Mao S, Tobis S, Angelis E, Jordan MC, Roos KP, Fishbein MC, de Alboran IM, MacLellan WR. Hypertrophic growth in cardiac myocytes is mediated by Myc through a Cyclin D2-dependent pathway. EMBO J. 2006; 25(16): 3869-79.