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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

Research Interests

Bone Neoplasms; Liposarcoma; DNA Copy Number Variations; Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-mdm2; Cartilage
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Contact Information

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


Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

Activation of the c-Met pathway mobilizes an inflammatory network in the brain microenvironment to promote brain metastasis of breast cancer. Xing F, Liu Y, Sharma S, Wu K, Chan MD, Lo HW, Carpenter RL, Metheny-Barlow LJ, Zhou X, Qasem SA, Pasche B, Watabe K.. Cancer Res. 2016;76(17):4970-4980.

Repeat stereotactic radiosurgery as salvage therapy for locally recurrent brain metastases previously treated with radiosurgery. McKay WH, McTyre ER, Okoukoni C, Alphonse-Sullivan NK, Ruiz J, Munley MT, Qasem S, Lo HW, Xing F, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Watabe K, Chan MD.. J Neurosurg. 2016;():.

PGP9.5 expression in kidney tumors [abstract]. Belakhlef S, Phillip JKSS, Qasem S.. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;146(Suppl 1):21.

Single-institution experience with 696 temporal artery biopsies for the evaluation of giant cell arteritis [abstract]. Frost A, Steele R, Qasem S.. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;146(Suppl 1):47.

Local control of brain metastases after stereotactic radiosurgery: the impact of whole brain radiotherapy and treatment paradigm. Hughes RT, Black PJ, Page BR, Lucas JT, Qasem SA, Watabe K, Ruiz J, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, Debinski W, Chan MD.. J Radiosurg SBRT. 2016;4(2):89-96.

Mesenchymal tumors of the orbit: a single institutional review [abstract]. Yang Y, Frost A, Qasem S.. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;146(Suppl 1):318.

Differentiating intrarenal ectopic adrenal tissue from renal clear-cell carcinoma [abstract]. Yousif M, Salih Z, DeYoung B, Qasem S.. Am J Clin Pathol. 2016;146(Suppl 1):320.

Selection of a novel aptamer against vitronectin using capillary electrophoresis and next generation sequencing. Stuart CH, Riley KR, Boyacioglu O, Herpai DM, Debinski W, Qasem S, Marini FC, Colyer CL, Gmeiner WH.. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. 2016;5(11):e386.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]. Wajih N, Li T, Shao Q, Cheng H-J, Qasem SA, Cheng CP.. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A16005.

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

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

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

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

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

Aggressive melanoma cells escape from BMP7-mediated autocrine growth inhibition through coordinated Noggin upregulation. Hsu M-Y, Rovinsky SA, Lai C-Y, Qasem S, Liu X, How J, Engelhardt JF, Murphy GF.. 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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