Norge Vergara, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medical Staff, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Staff, Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical Staff, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce street Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Pathology and Laboratory Department. 6 Founders Room 6049
Philadelphia, PA 19104
MD (Medicine, High Honors)
Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas Villa Clara, Cuba, 1997.
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Selected Publications

Ju-Yoon Yoon 1, Jason N Rosenbaum 1 2, Norge Vergara 1, Roger B Cohen 3, Robert B Wilson 4: Bayesian approach to interpreting somatic cancer sequencing data: a case in point. Journal of Clinical Pathology 74(6), June 2021.

Abhishek Shah, Priti Lal, Erik Toorens, Matthew B Palmer, Lauren Schwartz, Norge Vergara, Thomas Guzzo, Anupma Nayak : Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease-associated Renal Cell Carcinoma (ACKD-RCC) Harbor Recurrent Mutations in KMT2C and TSC2 Genes American Journal of Surgical Pathology Jun 2020 Notes: No volume, no issue, no page number. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001530. Online ahead of print.

John T Nathanson, MD; Shivani Kastuar, MD; Kimberly A Forde, MD; Charles M Vollmer, MD; Evan S Siegelman, MD; Norge Vergara, MD; Danielle Fortuna, MD; Nuzhat A Ahmad, MD.: A multidisciplinary pancreatic cyst conference reduces low risk cyst resections. Gastroenterology 158(6): s-603, May 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/S0016-5085(20)32209-5.

Abhishek Shah, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (Primary Presenter) Priti Lal, University of Pennsylvania Lauren E. Schwartz, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Matthew Palmer, University of Pennsylvania Norge Vergara, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Anupma Nayak, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania: End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and Associated Tumors and Cysts. USCAP 2020, Los Angeles, CA Feb 2020.

Lal, Priti, MD; Schwartz, Lauren, MD; Vergara, Norge, MD; Gustafson, Karen, MD, PhD; Elder, David, MB, ChB; Xu, Xiaowei, MD, PhD: "A Diagnostically Challenging Case of Primary Urethral Melanoma Mimicking High Grade Urothelial Carcinoma" CAP 2019, Orlando, FL September 2019.

Nayak A, Depasquale B, Vergara N, Guzzo TA, Lal P. : Villous Adenoma Arising in the Native Bladder Mucosa and the Upper Urinary Tract With Coexisting Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Following Augmentation Cystoplasty. International Journal of Surgical Pathology 27(4): 450-456, Jun 2019 Notes: Case report. doi: 10.1177/1066896919826708. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Elhanafi S, Mahmud N, Vergara N, Kochman ML, Das KK, Ginsberg GG, Rajala M, Chandrasekhara V. : Comparison of endoscopic ultrasound tissue acquisition methods for genomic analysis of pancreatic cancer. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 34(5): 907-913, May 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1111/jgh.14540. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

Shabason JE1, Chen J, Apisarnthanarax S, Damjanov N4, Giantonio B, Loaiza-Bonilla A, O'Dwyer PJ, O'Hara M4, Reiss KA, Teitelbaum U, Wissel P, Drebin JA, Vollmer C, Kochman M, Mick R, Vergara N, Jhala N, Doucette A, Lukens JN, Plastaras JP, Metz JM, Ben-Josef E.: A phase I dose escalation trial of nab-paclitaxel and fixed dose radiation in patients with unresectable or borderline resectable pancreatic cancer. Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology 81(3): 609-6014, March 2018 Notes: Clinical trial.

NorgeVergaraMDRoseann I.WuMD, MPHStutiShroffMD, PhDCindy M.McGrathMD: Cytology and histology: Complementary diagnostic modalities during endoscopic ultrasound-guided tissue acquisition. Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Elsevier, Volume 20(1): 10-14, January 2018.

Rene Gerhard, Roseanne I. Wu, Norge Vergara: Molecular Cytology Applications on Pancreas and Biliary Tract. Molecular Applications in Cytology. Springer, 2018 Notes: Chapter.

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