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Christy Perez-Valles, MD

Anatomic Pathologist

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Gastrointestinal Pathology, Surgical Pathology


Western Pathology, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice is privileged to include Christy Perez-Valles, M.D., on our team. Dr. Perez-Valles brings with her extensive experience in research, including an impressive academic background.

Dr. Perez-Valles earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California in San Diego after studying as
an exchange student at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. Subsequently, she received her Master of Science degree in cell and molecular biology from San Francisco State University in California, where she served as Research Laboratory Manager for Marquez-Magana Lab. She later received her medical degree from the University of California in San Francisco.

Dr. Perez-Valles served her residency in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut, where she was the recipient of the Resident Teaching Award. The following year, she received the Pulmonary Pathology Award from the hospital’s Department of Pathology. She went
on to complete a general and clinical pathology and a laboratory medicine residency at the University of California. Here, she concluded her postgraduate training with a fellowship in gastrointestinal and anatomic pathology before matriculating to Hartford Hospital to serve a general surgical and anatomic pathology fellowship.

Dr. Perez-Valles is certified with the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Her professional memberships include United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, College of American Pathologists, and American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Dr. Perez-Valles has been a presenter on numerous national, regional, and department panels and has presented on a wide range of medical topics.


University of California (BS), San Diego, California
San Francisco State University (MS), San Francisco, California
University of California (MD), San Francisco, California

Postgraduate Training

Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, California
General Surgical Pathology Fellowship, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut
Anatomic Pathology Residency, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut
Clinical Pathology Residency, University of California, San Francisco, California