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Dr. Nassim Banisaeed Pathology Associates of Central Illinois

Nassim Banisaeed, M.D.

Joined PACI in July 2006

Board Certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Subspecialty certification:

            • Cytopathology

Areas of Expertise:

            • Surgical Pathology
            • Cytopathology

Dr. Banisaeed was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She received her M.D. at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran and completed four years of residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. After practicing pathology at University of Kermanshah in Iran for a few years she came to the United States and completed a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan. She also finished  a Cytopathology fellowship at the same institution.  Dr. Banisaeed joined PACI in July 2006 and has been practicing surgical and cytopathology since then. Dr. Banisaeed became a director of Point of Care testing in 2012.

She enjoys spending time with her high school son and middle school daughter. In her spare time, Dr. Banisaeed enjoys hiking, biking, reading, and music. 


  1. Banisaeed N., Truding M.T., Chang C.H.Tetracycline Induced Spongiotic Esophagitis: A New Endoscopic and Pathologic Finding, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 58(2): 292-294, 2003.

  2. Banisaeed N. A study of Correlation Between Pathologic and Clinical Diagnosis of Hematological Disease Based on Bone Marrow Biopsies, Behbood local journal, Iran, 1999

  3. Banisaeed N. A Case Report of Bilateral Wilms’ Tumor, Behbood local journal, Iran, 1997

  4. Banisaeed N. Correlation of D&C Findings with Clinical Evidence in Primary Infertility Cases at Motazedi Women’s Hospital, Kermanshah, Behbood local journal, Iran, 1996

  5. Banisaeed N., Jamali M. A study of Occult Lymph Node Metastasis in 100 Cases of Radical Surgery by Serial Sectioning of Negative Lymph Nodes in Emam Hospital, Tehran, presented in Annual Congress of Pathology, Tehran, Iran, 1995


  1. Banisaeed N., Bernacki E.G., Laboratory and Cytopathologist Concordance Rates of High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion and Atypical Squamous Cells Cannot Exclude HSIL (ASC-H) Before and After Computer Assisted Imaging, Cancer Cytopathology 2006; 108/5

  2. Banisaeed N., Cary D., Bernacki Jr E., Needle Biopsy of Pulmonary Lesions: Fine
    Needle Biopsy Versus Core Needle Biopsy, Cancer Cytopathology 2005; 105/5

  3. Banisaeed N., Goldstein N. S., Molecular Clonality Relationships of Distant
    Metastases Following Ipsilateral Breast Failure (IBF) in Patients Treated with
    Breast Conserving Therapy: Some Distant Metastases Derive From IBFs and Evidence That Metastases Metastasize, Modern Pathology Jan 2005; 18/1

  4. Banisaeed N., Bernacki E. G., Abdominal Fat Pad Biopsy: Clinical Pathological     Correlation of 16 Cases, Acta Cytologica 2004; 48:754

  5. Banisaeed N., Truding M.T., Chang C.H.Tetracycline Induced Bullous Esophagitis:
    A New Endoscopic and Pathologic Finding. Abstract published in Pediatric and
    Developmental Pathology, 5(6) Nov/Dec 2002


  • Dr. Richard Walker Teaching Award at William Beaumont Hospital, Department of Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, Royal Oak, MI, May 2004


Pathology Associates of Central Illinois Chairpersons:

Mark Clarke, M.D.
Laboratory Director
Decatur Memorial Hospital   

John Z. Gao, MD, PhD,   
Laboratory Director
Memorial Medical Center     

Yan Chen, M.D.
Laboratory Director
Passavant Area Hospital 

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