Shadi A. Qasem, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Shadi A. Qasem, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Surgical Pathology

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Department: 336-716-4311


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Education & Training

  • M.D., Jordan, 1999
  • Fellowship, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, University of Iowa College of, 2007
  • Fellowship, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, Emory University School of Med, 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


  • Us And Canadian Academy Of Pat
  • Am Soc Of Clinical Pathologist
  • Coll Of American Pathologists

NPI Number

  • 1942410329
Shadi A. Qasem, M.D.

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Shadi A. Qasem, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pathology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2640 | Department: 336-716-4311


Recent Publications

Ahmad O, Chan M, Savage P, Watabe K, Lo HW, Qasem S. Biology and treatment of metastasis of sarcoma to the brain. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2016;8():233-244.

Rimkus TK, Carpenter RL, Qasem S, Chan M, Lo HW. Targeting the sonic hedgehog signaling pathway: review of smoothened and GLI inhibitors. Cancers (Basel). 2016;8(2):E22.

Levine EA, Votanopoulos KI, Qasem SA, Philip J, Cummins KA, Chou JW, Ruiz J, D'Agostino R, Shen P, Miller LD. Prognostic molecular subtypes of low-grade cancer of the appendix. J Am Coll Surg. 2016;222(4):493-503.

Burgess BT, Langston AL, Fino NF, Qasem SA, Taylor RN, Kelly MG. Higher peripheral monocyte and lower lymphocyte concentrations are associated with poorer survival in endometrial cancer [abstract]. Reprod Sci. 2016;23(Suppl 1):83A.

Jinnah AH, Qasem SA, Emory CL. Erdheim Chester Disease presenting as bone pain with a lytic lesion: case history and review of the literature. J Solid Tumors. 2016;6(1):87-90.

Ahmed OI, Qasem SA, Abdulsattar JA, Snow AN, Hill ID. Esophageal eosinophilia in pediatric patients with celiac disease; is it a causal or an incidental association?. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015;60(4):493-497.

Wu K, Fukuda K, Xing F, Zhang Y, Sharma S, Liu Y, Chan M, Zhou X, Qasem S, Pochampally R, Mo YY, Watabe K. Roles of the cyclooxygenase 2-matrix metalloproteinase 1 pathway in brain metastasis of breast cancer. J Biol Chem. 2015;290(15):9842-9854.

Ahmed O, Abdusattar J, Salih Z, Qasem S. The accuracy of soft tissue fine needle aspiration cytology: a single institution experience [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2015;95(Suppl 1):13A.

Ahmed OI, Qasem SA, Salih ZT. Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor: report of a case with cytomorphologic description. Diagn Cytopathol. 2015;43(8):646-649.

Randle RW, Qasem SA, Shen P. Biliary duplication cyst. Am Surg. 2015;81(7):E291-E293.

Philip JKSS, Qasem S, Cappellari J, Pettenati M. A rare case of extraskeletal small cell osteosarcoma: cytohistologic correlation and review of the literature [abstract]. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015;144(Suppl 2):A100.

Yousif M, Ahmed O, Qasem S. Sarcoma metastases to the brain: a single institutional experience and review [abstract]. Am J Clin Pathol. 2015;144(Suppl 2):A15.

Ware PL, Snow AN, Gvalani M, Pettenati MJ, Qasem SA. MDM2 copy numbers in well-differentiated and dedifferentiated liposarcoma: characterizing progression to high-grade tumors. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;141(3):334-341.

Ahmed OI, Qasem SA. Splenic granulomas: where do they all come from? [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2014;94(Suppl 1):390A.

Ahmed OI, AlSayyah A, Qasem SS. Solitary fibrous tumor 'hemangiopericytoma' of skin is rare; other differentials should be considered [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2014;94(Suppl 1):11A.

Qasem SA, DeYoung BR. Cartilage-forming tumors. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2014;31(1):10-20.

Allen BC, Hosseinzadeh K, Qasem SA, Varner A, Leyendecker JR. Practical approach to MRI of female pelvic masses. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014;202(6):1366-1375.

Xing D, Qasem SA, Owusu K, Zhang K, Siegal GP, Wei S. Changing prognostic factors in osteosarcoma: analysis of 381 cases from two institutions. Hum Pathol. 2014;45(8):1688-1696.

Guo L, Qasem S, Bergman S, Salih ZT. Tenosynovial giant cell tumor presenting as a parotid gland mass: expanding the differential diagnosis of giant cell-rich lesions in salivary glands. J Cytol. 2014;31(4):224-226.

Li T, Cheng H-J, Qasem SA, Callahan M, Li W-M, Cheng C-P. Restoration of normal cardiomyocyte basal and beta-adrenergic receptor (AR) subtype modulation in heart failure by chronic phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibition with sildenafil [abstract]. Circulation. 2014;130(Suppl 2):A15848.

Philip JKSS, Abdulsattar J, Qasem S. A review of histologic features and clinical behavior of 19 cases of multicystic mesotheliomas diagnosed in one institution [abstract]. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014;142(Suppl 1):205.

Tian SK, Koty P, Sangueza O, Gouffon JS, Qasem S. Differential expression of miR-138 in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors and desmoplastic melanomas [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2013;93(Suppl 1):22A.

Xing D, Qasem SA, Owusu K, Zhang K, Siegal GP, Wei S. Changing prognostic factors in osteosarcoma: analysis of 381 cases from two institutions [abstract]. Lab Invest. 2013;93(Suppl 1):24A.

Wajih N, Li T, Shao Q, Cheng H-J, Qasem SA, Cheng CP. Cardiomyopathy in a rat model of high-fat diet-induced obesity: effects of left ventricle and myocyte functional performance, [Ca2+]i transient response and beta-adrenergic modulation [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A16005.

Ware P, Snow A, Pettenati M, Qasem S. MDM2 copy numbers in well differentiated and dedifferentiated liposarcoma: where do we draw the line? [abstract]. Mod Pathol. 2012;25(Suppl 2):22A.

Smith SB, Snow AN, Perry RL, Qasem SA. Helicobacter pylori: to stain or not to stain?. Am J Clin Pathol. 2012;137(5):733-738.

Smith B, Snow A, Qasem S. Helicobacter pylori: to stain or not to stain? [abstract]. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010;134(4):683.

Sultan I, Qasem SA, Shehadeh A, Saab R. Soft tissue sarcomas in young individuals. Pan Arab J Oncol. 2009;2(1):26-37.

Bilello S, Wesche W, Qasem S, McDonald M, Weiss S. Alveolar soft part sarcoma presenting as a cutaneous metastasis [abstract]. J Cutan Pathol. 2009;36(1):177-178.

Hsu M-Y, Rovinsky SA, Lai C-Y, Qasem S, Liu X, How J, Engelhardt JF, Murphy GF. Aggressive melanoma cells escape from BMP7-mediated autocrine growth inhibition through coordinated Noggin upregulation. Lab Invest. 2008;88(8):842-855.

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Associate Professor, Pathology

Clinical Interests

Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors, Surgical Pathology
Shadi A. Qasem, M.D.

Shadi A. Qasem, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pathology
Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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