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

Desai D, Lepe M, Baloch ZW, Mandel SJ: ThyroSeq v3 for Bethesda III and IV: An institutional experience. Cancer Cytopathol[Epub Ahead of Print] Oct 2020.

Wachtel H, Hutchens T, Baraban E, Schwartz LE, Montone K, Baloch Z, LiVolsi VA, Krumeich L, Fraker DL, Nathanson KL, Cohen DL, Fishbein L.: Predicting Metastatic Potential in Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma: A Comparison of PASS and GAPP Scoring Systems. J Clin Endo Metab 105(12), Sep 2020.

Exposito-Afonso, IJ. Alcaraz-Mateo, E. Labiano, T. Pijuan, L. Temprana-Salvador, T. Fitzhugh, V. Fuller, M. Madriggal, E. Vignesh, W. Baloch, ZW. Jian, XS.: #FNAFriday: How cytopathologists learn, teach, and share knowledge on Twitter. Diagn Cytopathol 48(8): 706-710, Aug 2020.

Nikiforova, M.N. Lepe, M. Tolino, L.A. Miller, M.E. Ohori, N.P. Wald, A.I> Landau, M.S. Kaya, C. Malapele, U. Bellevicine, C. Trocone, G. Nikiforov, Y.E. Baloch, Z.: Thyroid cytology smear slides: An untapped resource for ThyroSeq testing. Cancer Cytopathol [Epub ahead of print] August 2020.

Jalaly, JB. Farahani, SJ. Baloch, ZW.: The Milan system for reporting salivary gland cytopathology: A comprehensive review of the literature. Diag Cytopathol [Epub ahead of print] July 2020.

Johnson, DN. Onenerk, M. Krane, JF. Rossi, ED. Baloch, ZW. Barkan, G. Bongiovanni, M. Callegari, F. Canberk, S. Dixon, G. Field, A. Griffith, CC. Jhala, N. Jian, S. Kurtycz, D. Layfield, L. Lin, O. Maleki, Z. Perez-Macahado, M. Pusztaszeri, M. Phillippe, V. Wang, H. Zarka, MA. Faquin, WC.: Cytologic grading of primary malignant salivary gland tumors: A blinded review by an international panel. Cancer Cytopathol 128(6), Jun 2020.

Kurtycz, D.F.I. Rossi, E.D. Baloch, Z. Pavelec, D. Madrigal, E. Vielh, P. Faquin, W.: Milan Interobserver Reproducibility Study (MIRST): Milan System 2018. J Am Soc Cytopathol 9(3): 116-125, May-Jun 2020.

Song, SJ. Baloch, Z.: Diagnosing pancreatic serous cystadenoma on ThinPrep. Diagn Cytopathol [Epub ahead of print] May 2020.

Zhang, X. Baloch, ZW. Cooper, K. Zhang, PJ. Puthiyaveettil, R. LiVolsi, VA.: The significance of mucinous metaplasia in Warthin tumor: a frequent occurrence and potential pitfall. Hum Pathol 99: 13-26, May 2020.

Shafique, K. Zhang, P.J. Montone, K.T. Song, S. LiVolsi, V.A. Baloch, Z.: Pathologic grading of mucoepidermoid carcinomas of the salivary gland and its effect on clinicopathologic follow-up: an institutional experience. Hum Pathol 98: 89-97, Apr 2020.

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