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Dina H Kandil MD

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
One Innovation Drive, Biotech Three
Worcester MA 01605
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DivisionAnatomic Pathology

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    Ain Shams University, Cairo, , EgyptMD

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    EducationDr. Dina Kandil

    2000-2003 -United States Medical License Examination, Steps I, II, III & CSA .

    1992-1998 - Bachelor of Medicine and General Surgery, M.B.B.Ch. Ain Shams University, Faculty of Medicine Cairo, Egypt

    1991-1992 - General Certificate of Education, St Claire’s College, Cairo, Egypt

    Postgraduate Training

    7/2008-6/2009 - Fellow in Surgical pathology, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

    7/2006-6/2007 - Fellow in Cytopathology, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont .

    7/2005-6/2007, 7/2007-6/2008 - Resident in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont .

    7/2003- 6/2005 - Resident in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology, Case Western Reserve University Hospitals , Cleveland, OH .

    7/2002 – 6/2003 - Molecular Pathology Research Fellowship, Department of Clinical Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland , OH

    5/2002 - Externship in Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

    1/2002 - Externship in Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Lorain, OH

    9/1999 – 11/1999 - Rotating Internship, Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt

    Academic Appointments

    7/2005- 6/2009 - Clinical Instructor, Dept of Pathology, University of Vermont


    Ohio Society of Pathologists, 11th Annual Residents Seminar Competition. (Finalist- 2nd winner). 5/2004

    Graduation with Honors from Ain Shams University , Faculty of Medicine. 12/1998

    Editorial Activities

    Reviewer, Journal Hisochemistry and Cytochemistry, 2008- current


    Vermont , temporary # 060-0003269

    Pennsylvania # MD433146


    Cytopathology (valid through 2018)

    Anatomic/Clinical Pathology (valid through 2018)

    Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates (valid indefinitely)

    Professional Organizations

    American Society of Cytopathology: 2006-present

    College of American Pathologists : fellow 2008-present;Member 2004-2008

    United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology: 2003-present

    Linguistic Skills

    Arabic: Native
    English: Fluent

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    1. Vijayaraghavan GR, Kona M, Maheswaran A, Kandil DH, Toke MK, Vedantham S. Ultrasound Imaging Morphology is Associated with Biological Behavior in Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast. J Clin Imaging Sci. 2021; 11:48. PMID: 34513212.
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    2. Bercovici N, Makarenko V, Vijayaraghavan G, Larkin A, Lafemina J, Clark J, Kandil D. A single-institution analysis of reflector-guided localization using SAVI SCOUT® in nonpalpable breast carcinoma compared to traditional wire localization. Breast J. 2021 Jun 24. PMID: 34165213.
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    3. Makarenko VV, Kandil D, Cosar EF, Hutchinson L, Khan A. Molecular analysis of a rare case of low-grade primary peritoneal serous carcinoma in a male. Rare Tumors. 2020; 12:2036361320979219. PMID: 33354307.
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    4. Zou T, Dave S, Adler RN, Manning MJ, Scott MP, Strock C, Kandil D, Cosar E, Fischer AH. Colposcopic endocervical brushing cytology appears to be more sensitive than histologic endocervical curettage for detecting endocervical adenocarcinoma. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2020 Aug 27. PMID: 33097463.
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    5. Zhu S, Ward BM, Yu J, Matthew-Onabanjo AN, Janusis J, Hsieh CC, Tomaszewicz K, Hutchinson L, Zhu LJ, Kandil D, Shaw LM. IRS2 mutations linked to invasion in pleomorphic invasive lobular carcinoma. JCI Insight. 2018 Apr 19; 3(8). PMID: 29669935.
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    6. Galera P, Khan A, Kandil D. Diagnosis of Metaplastic Breast Carcinoma: Keratin OSCAR Versus Other Cytokeratins. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2016 Oct; 24(9):622-626. PMID: 26371435.
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    7. Kandil D, Yang X, Stockl T, Liu Y. Clinical outcomes of patients with insufficient sample from endometrial biopsy or curettage. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2014 Sep; 33(5):500-6. PMID: 25083966.
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    8. Leidy J, Khan A, Kandil D. Basal-like breast cancer: update on clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular features. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Jan; 138(1):37-43. PMID: 24377810.
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    9. Yang X, Kandil D, Cosar EF, Khan A. Fibroepithelial tumors of the breast: pathologic and immunohistochemical features and molecular mechanisms. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Jan; 138(1):25-36. PMID: 24377809.
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    10. Zhao L, Yang X, Khan A, Kandil D. Diagnostic role of immunohistochemistry in the evaluation of breast pathology specimens. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Jan; 138(1):16-24. PMID: 24377808.
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    11. Goodman S, O'Connor A, Kandil D, Khan A. The ever-changing role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of breast cancer. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Jan; 138(1):57-64. PMID: 24377812.
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    12. Cornejo KM, Kandil D, Khan A, Cosar EF. Theranostic and molecular classification of breast cancer. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Jan; 138(1):44-56. PMID: 24377811.
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    13. Patel R, Khan A, Kamionek M, Kandil D, Quinlan R, Yaroslavsky AN. Delineating breast ductal carcinoma using combined dye-enhanced wide-field polarization imaging and optical coherence tomography. J Biophotonics. 2013 Sep; 6(9):679-86. PMID: 23008236.
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    14. Patel R, Khan A, Wirth D, Kamionek M, Kandil D, Quinlan R, Yaroslavsky AN. Multimodal optical imaging for detecting breast cancer. J Biomed Opt. 2012 Jun; 17(6):066008. PMID: 22734764.
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    15. Ali T, Kandil D, Piperdi B. Long-term disease control with sunitinib in a patient with metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) associated with Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome (VHL). Pancreas. 2012 Apr; 41(3):492-3. PMID: 22415670.
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    16. Evans MF, Matthews A, Kandil D, Adamson CS, Trotman WE, Cooper K. Discrimination of 'driver' and 'passenger' HPV in tonsillar carcinomas by the polymerase chain reaction, chromogenic in situ hybridization, and p16(INK4a) immunohistochemistry. Head Neck Pathol. 2011 Dec; 5(4):344-8. PMID: 21786153.
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    17. Psoinos CM, Kandil D, Piperdi B, Lambert LA. Multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma in an octogenarian: diagnosis, natural history, and treatment. Int J Surg Pathol. 2012 Feb; 20(1):92-6. PMID: 21427095.
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    18. Kandil D, Leiman G, Allegretta M, Evans M. Glypican-3 protein expression in primary and metastatic melanoma: a combined immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry study. Cancer. 2009 Aug 25; 117(4):271-8. PMID: 19517479.
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    19. Kandil DH, Cooper K. Glypican-3: a novel diagnostic marker for hepatocellular carcinoma and more. Adv Anat Pathol. 2009 Mar; 16(2):125-9. PMID: 19550373.
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    20. Kandil D, Leiman G, Allegretta M, Trotman W, Pantanowitz L, Goulart R, Evans M. Glypican-3 immunocytochemistry in liver fine-needle aspirates : a novel stain to assist in the differentiation of benign and malignant liver lesions. Cancer. 2007 Oct 25; 111(5):316-22. PMID: 17763368.
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    21. Kandil DH, MacLennan GT. Müllerian lesions of the bladder. J Urol. 2004 Nov; 172(5 Pt 1):2002. PMID: 15540777.
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