Sanjay Kakar, MD

Pathologist

Academic Title

Professor

Additional Languages

Hindi
Punjabi

Education

Christian School of Medicine 1992

Residencies

University of Illinois, Chicago, Pathology 2000
Mayo Clinic, Pathology 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Choi WT, Kakar S. Atypical Hepatocellular Neoplasms: Review of Clinical, Morphologic, Immunohistochemical, Molecular, and Cytogenetic Features. Adv Anat Pathol. 2018 Apr 11.
  2. Wen KW, Grenert JP, Joseph NM, Shafizadeh N, Huang A, Hosseini M, Kakar S. Genomic Profile of Appendiceal Goblet Cell Carcinoid Is Distinct Compared to Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumor and Conventional Adenocarcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2018 Apr 07.
  3. Burt AD, Alves V, Bedossa P, Clouston AD, Guido M, Hübscher SG, Kakar S, Ng IO, Park YN, Reeves HL, Wyatt J, Yeh MM, Ellis DW. Dataset for the reporting of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, perihilar cholangiocarcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma: recommendations from the International Collaboration On Cancer Reporting (ICCR). Histopathology. 2018 Mar 24.
  4. Yan Z, Grenert JP, Joseph NM, Xu C, Chen X, Shafizadeh N, Kakar S. Hepatic Angiomyolipoma: Mutation Analysis and Immunohistochemical Pitfalls in Diagnosis. Histopathology. 2018 Mar 07.
  5. Umetsu SE, Shafizadeh N, Kakar S. Grading and staging mucinous neoplasms of the appendix: a case series and review of the literature. Hum Pathol. 2017 11; 69:81-89.
  6. Graham RP, Yeh MM, Lam-Himlin D, Roberts LR, Terracciano L, Cruise MW, Greipp PT, Zreik RT, Jain D, Zaid N, Salaria SN, Jin L, Wang X, Rustin JG, Kerr SE, Sukov WR, Solomon DA, Kakar S, Waterhouse E, Gill RM, Ferrell L, Alves VA, Nart D, Yilmaz F, Roessler S, Longerich T, Schirmacher P, Torbenson MS. Molecular testing for the clinical diagnosis of fibrolamellar carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2018 Jan; 31(1):141-149.
  7. Tsai JH, Rabinovitch PS, Huang D, Small T, Mattis AN, Kakar S, Choi WT. Association of Aneuploidy and Flat Dysplasia With Development of High-Grade Dysplasia or Colorectal Cancer in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterology. 2017 12; 153(6):1492-1495.e4.
  8. Li D, Woolfrey J, Jiang SF, Jensen CD, Zhao WK, Kakar S, Santamaria M, Rumore G, Armstrong MA, Postlethwaite D, Corley DA, Levin TR. Diagnosis and predictors of sessile serrated adenoma after educational training in a large, community-based, integrated healthcare setting. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Mar; 87(3):755-765.e1.
  9. Choi WT, Tsai JH, Rabinovitch PS, Small T, Huang D, Mattis AN, Kakar S. Diagnosis and risk stratification of Barrett's dysplasia by flow cytometric DNA analysis of paraffin-embedded tissue. Gut. 2017 Jun 22.
  10. Sabatino JJ, Mehta NJ, Kakar S, Zamvil SS, Cree BAC. Acute liver injury in a Glatopa-treated patient with MS. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2017 Jul; 4(4):e368.
  11. Choi WT, Kakar S. Immunohistochemistry in the Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2017 Jun; 46(2):311-325.
  12. Lugli A, Kirsch R, Ajioka Y, Bosman F, Cathomas G, Dawson H, El Zimaity H, Fléjou JF, Hansen TP, Hartmann A, Kakar S, Langner C, Nagtegaal I, Puppa G, Riddell R, Ristimäki A, Sheahan K, Smyrk T, Sugihara K, Terris B, Ueno H, Vieth M, Zlobec I, Quirke P. Recommendations for reporting tumor budding in colorectal cancer based on the International Tumor Budding Consensus Conference (ITBCC) 2016. Mod Pathol. 2017 Sep; 30(9):1299-1311.
  13. Wen KW, Hale G, Shafizadeh N, Hosseini M, Huang A, Kakar S. Appendiceal goblet cell carcinoid: common errors in staging and clinical interpretation with a proposal for an improved terminology. Hum Pathol. 2017 07; 65:187-193.
  14. Balitzer D, Shafizadeh N, Peters MG, Ferrell LD, Alshak N, Kakar S. Autoimmune hepatitis: review of histologic features included in the simplified criteria proposed by the international autoimmune hepatitis group and proposal for new histologic criteria. Mod Pathol. 2017 May; 30(5):773-783.
  15. Choi WT, Ramachandran R, Kakar S. Immunohistochemical approach for the diagnosis of a liver mass on small biopsy specimens. Hum Pathol. 2017 05; 63:1-13.
  16. Bartley AN, Washington MK, Ventura CB, Ismaila N, Colasacco C, Benson AB, Carrato A, Gulley ML, Jain D, Kakar S, Mackay HJ, Streutker C, Tang L, Troxell M, Ajani JA. HER2 Testing and Clinical Decision Making in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma: Guideline From the College of American Pathologists, American Society for Clinical Pathology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016 Dec; 146(6):647-669.
  17. Bartley AN, Washington MK, Ventura CB, Ismaila N, Colasacco C, Benson AB, Carrato A, Gulley ML, Jain D, Kakar S, Mackay HJ, Streutker C, Tang L, Troxell M, Ajani JA. HER2 Testing and Clinical Decision Making in Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinoma: Guideline From the College of American Pathologists, American Society for Clinical Pathology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2016 Dec; 140(12):1345-1363.
  18. Cohen JN, Solomon DA, Horvai AE, Kakar S. Pancreatic involvement by mesenchymal chondrosarcoma harboring the HEY1-NCOA2 gene fusion. Hum Pathol. 2016 12; 58:35-40.
  19. Hale G, Liu X, Hu J, Xu Z, Che L, Solomon D, Tsokos C, Shafizadeh N, Chen X, Gill R, Kakar S. Correlation of exon 3 ß-catenin mutations with glutamine synthetase staining patterns in hepatocellular adenoma and hepatocellular carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2016 Nov; 29(11):1370-1380.
  20. Nguyen TB, Roncalli M, Di Tommaso L, Kakar S. Combined use of heat-shock protein 70 and glutamine synthetase is useful in the distinction of typical hepatocellular adenoma from atypical hepatocellular neoplasms and well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma. Mod Pathol. 2016 Mar; 29(3):283-92.

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