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Rajal B. Shah, MD

Director of Urologic Pathology

Genitourinary/Surgical Pathology Fellowship, The University of Michigan, Department of Pathology
Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Resident in Pathology, Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, India
MBBS, B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, India

Additional post-doctoral experience:
Director, Urologic Pathology and Fellowship Program, The University of Michigan
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology, The University of Michigan Hospitals
Director and Principal Investigator (PI) Tissue Core, Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Prostate Cancer, The University of Michigan
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology, The University of Michigan Hospitals
Clinical Internship, Accredited Gujarat University Affiliated Hospitals, India

 

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Rajal B. Shah, MD

Director of Urologic Pathology
  • Academic Appointments

    2004-2009

    Director, Urologic Pathology and Fellowship Program

    The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

    2007-2009

    Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology,

    The University of Michigan

    2007-2009

    Clinical Associate Professor of Urology,

    The University of Michigan

    2004-2006

    Director and Principal Investigator (PI)

    Tissue Core, Specialized Program of Research Excellence

    (SPORE) in Prostate Cancer,

    The University of Michigan

    2001-2007

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology

    The University of Michigan Hospitals

    2001-2007

    Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology

    The University of Michigan Hospitals

    1993-1995

    Lecturer, Department of Pathology

    Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, India

  • Postdoctoral Training

    1999-2001

    Fellow in Genitourinary/Surgical Pathology

    The University of Michigan

    1995-1999

    Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

    St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit

    1989-1993

    Resident in Pathology,

    Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, India

    1988-1989

    Clinical Internship

    Accredited Gujarat University Affiliated Hospitals, India

  • Education

    1988 MBBS

    B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University, India

  • Certification

    The American Board of Pathology Anatomic

    and Clinical Pathology

    ECFMG Certification

    USMLE Step I, USMLE Step II, USMLE Step III

  • Professional Societies

    Shah RB

    , Montgomery JS, Montie JE, Kunju LP.

    Variant

    (divergent) histologic differentiation in urothelial carcinoma is

    under-recognized in community practice: Impact of mandatory

    central pathology review at a large referral hospital.

    Urol Oncol.

    2012 May 17. [Epub ahead of print]

    Shah RB

    , Han B, Magi-Galluzzi C, Zhou M.

    Atypical Cribriform

    Lesions of the Prostate: Relationship to Prostatic Carcinoma and

    Implication for Diagnosis in Prostate Biopsies.

    Am J Surg Pathol.

    34(4):470-7, 2010

    Han B, Suleman K, Wang L, Siddiqui J, Wang L, Magi-Galluzzi

    C, Palanisamy N, Chinnaiyan AM, Zhou M,

    Shah RB

    .

    ETS

    Gene Aberrations in Atypical Cribriform Lesions of the Prostate:

    Implications for the Distinction between Intraductal Carcinoma of

    the Prostate and Cribriform High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial

    Am J Surg Pathol, 34(4):478-85, 2010

    Wasco M, Daignault S, Bradley D, and

    Shah RB

    .

    Nested

    Variant of urothelial Carcinoma: A Clinocopathologic and

    Immunohistochemical Study of 30 Pure and Mixed Cases.

    Hum

    Pathol, 41(2):163-71 2010 (Featured as a cover article)

    Weizer AZ, Wasco MJ, Wang R, Daignault S, Lee CT, and

    Shah

    RB

    .

    Multiple Adverse Histologic Features Increase the Odds

    of Understaging in Patients with T1 Bladder Cancer.

    J Urol,

    182(1):59-65, 2009

    Mosquera JM, Mehra R, Regan M, Perner S, Genega E, Bueti

    G,

    Shah RB

    , Gaston S, Tomlins S, Wei J, Kearney M, Johnson

    L, Tang J, Chinnaiyan A, Rubin M, Sanda M.

    Prevalence of

    TMPRSS2-ERG fusion prostate cancer among men undergoing

    prostate biopsy in the United States.

    Clin Cancer Res,

    15(14):4706-11, 2009

    Han B, Mehra R, Lonigro RJ, Wang L, Suleman K, Menon A,

    Palanisamy N, Tomlins SA, Chinnaiyan AM, and

    Shah RB

    .

    A

    Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization Study Shows Association of

    PTEN Deletion with ERG Rearrangement During Prostate Cancer

    Mod Pathol, 22(8):1083-93, 2009

    Kunju LP, Daignault S, Wei JT,

    Shah RB

    .

    Should multiple cores

    with prostate cancer submitted in the same container without site

    identifiers be assigned individual Gleason scores?

    Human Pathol,

    40(4): 558-64, 2009

    Wu A, Kinju LP, Cheng L,

    Shah RB

    .

    Renal Cell Carcinoma

    in Children and Young Adults: Analysis of Clinicopathologic,

    Immunohistochemical and Molecular Characteristics with an

    Emphasis on the Spectrum of Xp11.2 Translocation Associated

    and Unusual Clear Cell Type,

    Histopathology, 53(5): 533-44, 2008

    Schulte RT, Wood DP, Diagnault MS,

    Shah RB

    , Wei JT.

    Utility

    of Extended Pattern Prostate Biopsies for Tumor Localization:

    Pathologic Correlation following Radial Prostatectomy.

    Cancer,

    113(7):1559-65, 2008

    Przybycin C, Kunju LP, Wu AJ,

    Shah RB

    .

    Partial Atrophy in

    Prostate Needle Biopsies: A Detailed analysis of Morphology,

    Immunophenotype, and Cellular Kinetics.

    Am J Surg Pathol,

    32(1):58-64, 2008

    Mehra R, Han B, Tomlins SA, Shen R, Wang L, Menon A,

    Wasco M, Shen R, Montie JE, Chinniayan AM and

    Shah

    RB

    .

    Heterogeneity of TMPRSS2 Gene Rearrangements in

    Multifocal Prostate Adenocarcinoma: Molecular Evidence for an

    Independent Group of Diseases.

    Cancer Research, 67(17): 7991-

    95, 2007

    Wasco M, Daignault S, Zhang Yingxi, Kunju LP, Kinnaman

    M, Braun T, Lee CT and

    Shah RB

    .

    Urothelial Carcinoma with

    Divergent Histological Differentiation (Mixed Histology) is an

    Independent Predictor of the Presence of Extravesical Tumor When

    Detected at Transurethral Resections.

    Urology, 70(1):69-74, 2007

    Mehra R, Tomlins SA, Shen R, Naddem O, Wang L, Wei JT,

    Pienta KJ, Ghosh D, Rubin MA, Chinniayan AM and

    Shah RB

    .

    Comprehensive Assessment of TMPRSS2 and ETS Family Gene

    Aberrations in Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer.

    Mod Pathol,

    20(5):538-44, 2007

    BOOKS

    Shah RB

    and Zhou M.

    Prostate Biopsy Interpretation: An

    Illustrated Guide.

    Publisher: Springer, November 2011

    BOOK CHAPTERS

    Shah RB

    and Amin MB.

    “Disorders of Penis, Urethra, and

    Scrotum”, Genitourinary Pathology. A volume in the series

    “Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology”.

    Elsevier Science, 2006

    Weizer AZ, Gilbert SM,

    Shah RB

    and Wood DP Jr.

    Management

    and controversies of HGPIN and ASAP on prostate biopsy: In Prostate

    Biopsy: Indications, Techniques and Complications.

    Humana Books

    Contemporary Clinical Urology Series. March, 2008

    Wasco M, and

    Shah RB

    .

    “Benign Diseases and Neoplasms

    of Penis”.

    Surgical Pathology Clinics: Current Concepts in

    Genitourinary Pathology. 2008

    Wu A and

    Shah RB

    .

    “Translocation associated renal cell

    carcinoma”

    eMedicine Pathology, 2009