Louis Dubeau

Professor of Pathology

Areas of treatment:

Ovarian Cancer Biology
Environmental Exposures


  • Pathology


  • Department of Pathology


  • English
  • French

Louis Dubeau, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

For many years, Dr. Dubeau has been a leading practioner, educator and researcher in the field of ovarian cancer biology.  A native of Canada, Dr. Dubeau first came to USC as a post-doctoral fellow at the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.  During his time at USC, Dr. Dubeau has achieved the status of full professor, become director of the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory at USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center published numerous peer-reviewed articles for medical journals and lectured at medical conferences and seminars across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Hungary, Turkey and Greece.  Dr. Dubeau is a renowned researcher and has been awarded over fourteen million dollars in research grants, many dealing with either ovarian cancer biology and genetics or with environmental issues such as exposure to and effects of air pollution.  A devoted educator, Dr. Dubeau has mentored over fifty students, either as a member of their PhD advisory committee or by training post-doctural and graduate students.  Dr. Dubeau also has found time throughout his career to give lectures on health related subjects to area public school students.


Doctor of Medicine, McGill University Montreal, Canada, 1979
Doctor of Philosophy, Biochemistry, McGill University Montreal, Canada, 1981


St. Mary's Hospital - Montreal, 1979 - 1980


McGill University School of Medicine, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 1980 - 1984


USC Norris Cancer Hospital, 1985 - 1987


American Board of Pathology
Quebec Federation of Medical Specialists, Anatomic Pathology

Professional society memberships:

International Society of Gynecological Pathologists
Canadian Medical Association
International Academy of Pathology (United States and Canadian division)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Pathologists (F.A.S.E.B.)
American Association of Clinical Pathologists


Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015
Robert S. Cleland Excellence in Teaching Award, 1992, 2007