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

Mostoufi-Moab S, Labourier E, Sullivan L, LiVolsi V, Li Y, Xiao R, Beaudenon-Huibregtse S, Kazahaya K, Adzick NS, Baloch Z, Bauer AJ.: Molecular Testing for Oncogenic Alterations in Pediatric Thyroid Lesions. Thyroid 28(1): 60-67, January 2018.

Zhou H, Baloch ZW, Nayar R, Bizzarro T, Fadda G, Adhikari-Guragain D, Hatem J, Larocca LM, Samolczyk J, Slade J, Rossi ED.: Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP): Implications for the risk of malignancy (ROM) in the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology (TBSRTC). Cancer Cytopathol 126(1): 20-26, January 2018.

Shah AA, La Fortune K, Miller C, Mills SE, Baloch Z, LiVolsi V, Dacic S, Mahaffey AL, Nikiforova M, Nikiforov YE, Seethala RR.: Thyroid sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia: a clinicopathologic and molecular analysis of a distinct entity. Mod Pathol 30(3): 329-339, December 2017.

Hernandez-Prera J, Machado R, Asa SL, Baloch ZW, Faquin WC, Ghossein R Md, LiVolsi VA, Lloyd RV, Mete O, Nikiforov YE, Seethala R, Suster S, Thompson LDR, Turk A, Sadow PM, Urken ML, Wenig BM.: Pathologic reporting of Tall Cell Variant of Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Have we reached a consensus? Thyroid 27(12): 1498-1504, Dec 2017.

Song SJ, LiVolsi VA, Montone K, Baloch Z: Pre-operative features of non-invasive follicular thyroid neoplasms with papillary-like nuclear features: An analysis of their cytological, Gene Expression Classifier and sonographic findings. Cytopathology 28(6): 488-494, Dec 2017.

Rossi ED, Faquin WC, Baloch Z, Barkan GA, Foschini MP, Pusztaszeri M, Vielh P, Kurtycz DFI.: The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology: Analysis and suggestions of initial survey. Cancer Cytopathol 125(10): 757-766, Oct 2017.

Layfield LJ1, Baloch ZW, Esebua M, Kannuswamy R, Schmidt RL.: Impact of the Reclassification of the Non-Invasive Follicular Variant of Papillary Carcinoma as Benign on the Malignancy Risk of the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology: A Meta-Analysis Study. Acta Cytol 61(3): 187-193, April 2017.

Wei Shuanzeng, Layfield Lester J, LiVolsi Virginia A, Montone Kathleen T, Baloch Zubair W: Reporting of fine needle aspiration (FNA) specimens of salivary gland lesions: A comprehensive review. Diagnostic cytopathology 45(9): 820-827, Mar 2017.

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 2(8), August 2016

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 27(4): 359-362, December 2016.

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