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Zubair W. Baloch, M.D., PhD

Zubair W. Baloch, M.D., PhD

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Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, Six Founders Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-3209
Fax: 215-349-8994
Education:
(Matriculation)
Model School, Hyderabad, Pakistan, 1975.
(Intermediate)
Model College, Hyderabad, Pakistan, 1977.
MBBS
Liaquat Medical College, Jamshoro Sind Pakistan, 1985.
M.S.
Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, 1988.
Ph.D.
Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, 1991.
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Description of Research Expertise

Molecular and immunopathology of thyroid neoplasia

Description of Clinical Expertise

Endocrine Pathology (Cytology and Histopathology)

Description of Other Expertise

ENT Pathology

Selected Publications

Nikiforov YE, Seethala RR, Tallini G, Baloch ZW, Basolo F, Thompson LD, Barletta JA, Wenig BM, Al Ghuzlan A, Kakudo K, Giordano TJ, Alves VA, Khanafshar E, Asa SL, El-Naggar AK, Gooding WE, Hodak SP, Lloyd RV, Maytal G, Mete O, Nikiforova MN, Nosé V, Papotti M, Poller DN, Sadow PM, Tischler AS, Tuttle RM, Wall KB, LiVolsi VA, Randolph GW, Ghossein RA.: Nomenclature Revision for Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Paradigm Shift to Reduce Overtreatment of Indolent Tumors. JAMA Oncol April 2016 [Epub ahead of print]

Wei S, LiVolsi VA, Montone KT, Morrissette JJ, Baloch ZW: Detection of Molecular Alterations in Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Using Next-Generation Sequencing: an Institutional Experience. Endo Pathol July [Epub ahead of print] 2016.

Rossi ED, Wong LQ, Bizzarro T, Petrone G, Mule A, Fadda G, Baloch ZW: The impact of FNAC in the management of salivary gland lesions: Institutional experiences leading to a risk-based classification scheme. Cancer Cytopathol 124(6): 388-96, June 2016.

Du E, Wenig BM, Su HK, Rowe ME, Haser GC, Asa SL, Baloch Z, Faquin WC, Fellegara G, Giordano T, Ghossein R, LiVolsi VA, Lloyd R, Mete O, Ozbek U, Rosai J, Suster S, Thompson LD, Turk AT, Urken ML: Inter-Observer Variation in the Pathologic Identification of Extranodal Extension in Nodal Metastasis from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Thyroid 26(6): 816-9, June 2016.

Wei S, Lieberman D, Morrissette JJ, Baloch ZW, Roth DB, McGrath C.: Using "residual" FNA rinse and body fluid specimens for next-generation sequencing: An institutional experience. Cancer Cytopathol 124(5): 324-9, May 2016.

Layfield LJ, Baloch Z, Elsheikh T, Litzky L, Rekhtman N, Travis WD, Zakowski M, Zarka M, Geisinger K.: Standardized terminology and nomenclature for respiratory cytology: The Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology guidelines. Diag Cytopathol 44(5): 399-409, May 2016.

Su HK, Wenig B, Haser GC, Rowe ME, Asa SL, Baloch ZW, Du E, Faquin WC, Giordano TJ, Ghossein R M, LiVolsi VA, Lloyd RV, Mete O, Ozbek U, Rosai J, Fellegara G, Suster S, Thompson LD, Turk A, Urken ML: Inter-observer Variation in the Pathologic Identification of Minimal Extrathyroidal Extension in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Thyroid 26(4): 512-7, April 2016.

Wei S, LiVolsi VA, Brose MS, Montone KT, Morrissette JJ, Baloch ZW.: STK11 Mutation Identified in Thyroid Carcinoma. Endocr Pathol 27(1): 65-9, March 2016.

Lastra RR, Meykler SE, Baloch ZW, Barroeta JE: Increasing the sensitivity of endocervical curettings by performing ThinPrep® Pap on transport container fluid: is diagnostic material going down the drain? Cytopathology 26(6): 368-72, Dec 2015.

Wei S, Baloch ZW, LiVolsi VA: Pathology of Struma Ovarii: A Report of 96 Cases. Endocr Pathol 26(4): 342-8, Dec 2015.

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Last updated: 07/11/2016
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