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

Song, S. Baloch ZW. Kobaly, K. Yu, GH. : What's in a giant cell? A case of metastatic sarcomatoid pleomorphic carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells involving the thyroid. Cytopathology Feb 2018[Epub ahead of print]

Samuels SL. Surrey, LF. Hawkes, CP. Amberge, M. Mostoufi-Moab, S. Langer, JE. Adzick, NS. Kazahaya, K. Bhatti, T. Baloch, Z. LiVolsi, VA. Bauer, AJ.: Characteristics of Follicular Variant Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in a Pediatric Cohort. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol Feb 2018[Epub Ahead of Print]

Layfield Lester J, Baloch Zubair, Hirschowitz Sharon L, Rossi Esther D: Impact on Clinical Follow-up of the Milan System for Salivary Gland Cytology: A Comparison with a Traditional Diagnostic Classification. Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology May 2018.

Mostoufi-Moab Sogol, Labourier Emmanuel, Sullivan Lisa, LiVolsi Virginia, Li Yimei, Xiao Rui, Beaudenon-Huibregtse Sylvie, Kazahaya Ken, Adzick N Scott, Baloch Zubair, Bauer Andrew J: Molecular Testing for Oncogenic Gene Alterations in Pediatric Thyroid Lesions. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association 28(1): 60-67, Jan 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.

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.

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.

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Last updated: 06/15/2018
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