Haider Asad, MD

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Haider Asad, MD

Haider Asad, MD


Dr. Asad received his MD from King Edward Medical College, Pakistan. He did his residency in anatomic/ clinical pathology at Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa. He then completed three fellowships: oncologic pathology and gynecologic pathology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital, and dermatopathology at Duke University Medical Center. He is triple boarded in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and dermatopathology. He has published in the areas of oncologic pathology, gynecologic pathology and dermatopathology and has presented his research at national meetings. His expertise is in diagnosing oncologic, gynecologic and skin specimens. Dr. Haider Asad is a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of South Florida (USF), Morsani College of Medicine.


Histopathologic prognostic factors in stage I leiomyosarcoma of the uterus: a detailed analysis of 27 cases.
Wang WL, Soslow R, Hensley M, Asad H, Zannoni GF, de Nictolis M, Branton P, Muzikansky A, Oliva E.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Apr;35(4):522-9. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e31820ca624. PMID: 21383611

A limited panel of immunomarkers can reliably distinguish between clear cell and high-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary.
Köbel M, Kalloger SE, Carrick J, Huntsman D, Asad H, Oliva E, Ewanowich CA, Soslow RA, Gilks CB.
Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Jan;33(1):14-21. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181788546. PMID: 18830127

Variants in hormone biosynthesis genes and risk of endometrial cancer.
Olson SH, Orlow I, Bayuga S, Sima C, Bandera EV, Pulick K, Faulkner S, Tommasi D, Egan D, Roy P, Wilcox H, Asya A, Modica I, Asad H, Soslow R, Zauber AG.
Cancer Causes Control. 2008 Nov;19(9):955-63. doi: 10.1007/s10552-008-9160-7. Epub 2008 Apr 25. PMID: 18437511 Free PMC Article

Tactile-like corpuscles in gastric mucosa: a case report.
Salim S, Liu B, Mahmoodi M, Asad H, Hou SJ.
World J Surg Oncol. 2006 Jul 5;4:39. PMID: 16822307 Free PMC Article

Anti-cytokeratin 20 staining of Merkel cells helps differentiate basaloid proliferations overlying dermatofibromas from basal cell carcinoma.
Mahmoodi M, Asad H, Salim S, Kantor G, Minimo C.
J Cutan Pathol. 2005 Aug;32(7):491-5. PMID: 16008693

Renal siderosis in donor allograft: pathologic and clinical sequelae.
Salim S, Asad H, Kumar MS, Brezin J, Heifets M, Fyfe B.
Am J Transplant. 2004 Oct;4(10):1717-9. PMID: 15367231

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