Rose Anton, MD

Professor of Clinical Pathology and Genomic Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Anton received her MD degree in 1994 from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She then completed a pathology residency and fellowships in surgical pathology and cytopathology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Anton joined the faculty at Baylor in 2000 as an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, and joined the Houston Methodist Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine in 2005. 

Description of Research

Dr. Anton is a general surgical pathologist with subspecialty certification in cytopathology. She also has interests in breast, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and gynecologic pathology and has published numerous articles in these areas. She is currently the Associate Director of the Houston Methodist Cytology Laboratory. She is involved in the daily teaching of residents and fellows and is on numerous departmental and hospital committees.

Education & Training

Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
MD, Medical University of South Carolina

Osseous metaplasia in hemangiomas of the breast: Case reports and literature review
Duhon, DJ, Anton, CR, Ro, JY, Venta, LA, Anton, RC & Schwartz, MR 2021, , Journal of Breast Cancer, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 229-234.

The role of facial contact in infection control: Renewed import in the age of coronavirus
Christensen, PA, Anton, JR, Anton, CR, Schwartz, MR & Anton, RC 2020, , American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 49, no. 6, pp. 663-673.

Kidney, Adrenal, and Retroperitoneum
Anton, R 2018, . in I Ramzy, D Mody & R Laucirica (eds), Clinical Cytopathology: Fundamental Principles and Practice. 3rd edn, McGraw Hill Education, pp. 413-436.

Aberrant staining with Grocott's methenamine silver: utility beyond fungal organisms
Wright, AM, Mody, DR, Anton, RC & Schwartz, MR 2017, , Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 223-227.

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of breast: Recent advances
Miyai, K, Schwartz, MR, Divatia, MK, Anton, RC, Park, YW, Ayala, AG & Ro, JY 2014, , World Journal of Clinical Cases, vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 732-41.

P16INK4a and ProEx C immunostains facilitate differential diagnosis of hyperchromatic crowded groups in liquid-based papanicolaou tests with menstrual contamination
Ge, Y, Mody, DR, Smith, D & Anton, R 2012, , Acta Cytologica, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 55-61.

Clinical outcomes for suspicious category in thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy patient's sex and nodule size are possible predictors of malignancy
Raparia, K, Min, SK, Mody, DR, Anton, R & Amrikachi, M 2009, , Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 133, no. 5, pp. 787-790.

Intracellular and extracellular structures
Anton, RC & Cagle, PT 2008, . in Diagnostic Pulmonary Pathology, Second Edition. CRC Press, pp. 465-482.

Frozen section of thyroid and parathyroid specimens
Anton, R & Wheeler, TM 2005, , Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol. 129, no. 12, pp. 1575-1584.

Should the cytologic diagnosis of "atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance" be qualified? An assessment including comparison between conventional and liquid-based technologies
Anton, R, Ramzy, I, Schwartz, MR, Younes, P, Chakraborty, S & Mody, DR 2001, , Cancer, vol. 93, no. 2, pp. 93-99.

The expression of cyclins D1 and E in predicting short-term survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
Anton, RC, Coffey, DM, Gondo, MM, Stephenson, MA, Brown, RW & Cagle, PT 2000, , Modern Pathology, vol. 13, no. 11, pp. 1167-1172.

Postatrophic hyperplasia of the prostate: Lack of association with prostate cancer
Anton, R, Kattan, MW, Chakraborty, S & Wheeler, TM 1999, , American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 23, no. 8, pp. 932-936.

Pathogenesis of intraluminal prostatic crystalloids [2] (multiple letters)
Papadimitriou, JC, Drachenberg, CB, Anton, R & Wheeler, TM 1999, , American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 23, no. 4.

Artificial neural networks and logistic regression as tools for prediction of survival in patients with stages I and II non-small cell lung cancer
Marchevsky, AM, Patel, S, Wiley, KJ, Stephenson, MA, Gondo, M, Brown, RW, Yi, ES, Benedict, WF, Anton, RC & Cagle, PT 1998, , Modern Pathology, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 618-625.

The significance of intraluminal prostatic crystalloids in benign needle biopsies
Anton, R, Chakraborty, S & Wheeler, TM 1998, , American Journal of Surgical Pathology, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 446-449.

Metastatic carcinoma of the prostate mimicking primary carcinoid tumor of the lung and mediastinum
Anton, R, Schwartz, MR, Kessler, ML & Cagle, PT 1998, , Pathology Research and Practice, vol. 194, no. 11, pp. 753-758.

Correlation of alpha-feto-protein receptor expression to advancing stage and grade of non-small cell lung cancer
Anton, R, Brown, RW, Gondo, M, Stephenson, MA & Cagle, PT 1997, , FASEB Journal, vol. 11, no. 3.

Absence of prognostic significance of bcl-2 immunopositivity in non- small cell lung cancer: Analysis of 427 cases
Anton, R, Brown, RW, Younes, M, Gondo, MM, Stephenson, MA & Cagle, PT 1997, , Human Pathology, vol. 28, no. 9, pp. 1079-1082.