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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
Model School, Hyderabad, Pakistan, 1975.
Model College, Hyderabad, Pakistan, 1977.
Liaquat Medical College, Jamshoro Sind Pakistan, 1985.
Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, 1988.
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

Wei S1, Livolsi VA, Baloch ZW. : Images in Endocrine Pathology: Parathyroid Adenoma with Frozen Section Artifact Mimics Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma. Endocr Pathol[EPUB ahead of print] Apr 2014.

Kokkat T, McGarvey D, Patel MS, Tieniber AD, LiVolsi VA, baloch ZW: Protein extraction from methanol fixed paraffin embedded tissue blocks: A new possibility using cell blocks. Cytojournal 10(23), November 2013.

Cibas ES, Baloch ZW, Fellegara G, LiVolsi VA, Raab SS, Rosai J, Diggans J, Friedman L, Kennedy GC, Kloos RT, Lanman RB, Mandel SJ, Sindy N, Steward DL, Zeiger MA, Haugen BR, Alexander EK. : A prospective assessment defining the limitations of thyroid nodule pathologic evaluation. Ann Intern Med 159(5): 325-32, September 2013.

Kokkat JT, Patel MS, McGarvey D, LiVolsi VA, and Baloch ZW.: Archived Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) Blocks- A Valuable Underexploited Resource for Extraction of DNA, RNA and Protein. Biopreservation and Biobanking 11(2): 101-106, April 2013.

Ogechukwu P. Eze, Guoping Cai, Zubair W. Baloch, Ashraf Khan, Renu Virk, Lynwood W. Hammers, Robert Udelsman, Sanziana A. Roman, Julie A. Sosa, Tobias Carling, David Chhieng, Constantine G.A. Theoharis, and Manju L. Prasad.: Vanishing Thyroid Tumors: A Diagnostic Dilemma After Ultrasonography-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Thyroid 23(2): 194-200, February 2013.

Canberk, S, Griffin AC, Goyal A, Wang H, Montone K, LiVolsi V, Baloch, Z.: Oncocytic follicular nodules of the thyroid with or without chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis: An institutional experience Cytojournal 10(2), January 2013.

Mukaddam M, Baloch Z, Rickels M.: Case 33-2012: A Woman with Altered Mental Status after Childbirth New Eng J Med 368, January 2013.

Lastra R, Ou J, Reilly M, Lawrence W, Baloch Z, Brooks J & Barroeta J.: Utility of ProExC and IMP3 immunocytochemical staining in atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance in liquid-based cervical cytology. Diag Cytopathol (EPUB ahead of print) 2013.

Samulski DT, LiVolsi VA, Montone KT, Baloch ZW: The Variable Pathologic Presentations of Medullary and Micro-medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: An Institutional Experience Pathology Pathol Res Pract (in press) 2013.

Frank R, Baloch ZW, Gentile C, Watt CD, LiVolsi VA.: Multifocal Fibrosing Thyroiditis and Its Association with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Using BRAF Pyrosequencing. Endo Pathol (in press) 2013.

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