Zenta Walther, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology; Clinical Director, YNHH Tumor Profiling Laboratory; Director, Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship Program

Departments & Organizations

Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program | Molecular & Genomic Pathology | Surgical Pathology

Laboratory Medicine: Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Walther is a physician-scientist with clinical expertise in gastrointestinal and liver pathology, the molecular diagnostics of surgical pathology specimens, and molecular oncology of solid tumors. As Clinical Director of the YNHH Tumor Profiling Laboratory, she focuses on molecular and genomic analyses of solid tumor specimens, to enable the identification of therapeutic targets within individual patients' cancers, and thus to promote precision medicine in oncology.

Education & Training

MD Cornell University (1995)
PhD Rockefeller University (1994)
BS Yale University (1986)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology (2001)
Board Certification AB of Pathology, Molecular Genetic Pathology (2011)

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Contact Info

Zenta Walther, MD, PhD
Patient Care Location
Surgical PathologyYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste EP 2-631

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Department of PathologyClinic Building
789 Howard Avenue, Ste CB 565A

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Pathology310 Cedar Street
PO Box 208023

New Haven, CT 06520-8023