Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, M.D.

Professor

Mailing Address:
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106

phone: (216) 844-1807
email: Fadi.Abdul-Karim@Case.edu

Biography

1972-1979 M.D., American University of Beirut, Lebanon
1979-1983 Resident in Anatomic Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Institute of Pathology, Cleveland, Ohio
1983-1984 Fellow in Pathology, The University of Texas System Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, Texas
1984-1985 Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, American University of Beirut, Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
1991-present Director of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Pathology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio (SP 91-present; Cytopath 91-Oct 99 and acting direct July 00-present)
1999-present Professor of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

Research
Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology

Publications
Rader AE, Rose PG, Rodriguez MM, Mansbacher S, Pitlik D, Abdul-Karim FW (1999). Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance in women greater than 55 years of age: comparison with the general population and implications for management. Acta Cytol 43, 357-362.

Ogino S, Cohen L, Abdul-Karim FW (1999). Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the CNS: cytopathology and immunohistochemistry of insulin-like growth factor-II, insulin-like growth factor receptor type 1, cathepsin D, and Ki67. Mod Pathol 12, 379-385.

Ogino S, Al-Kaisi N, Abdul-Karim FW (2000). Cytopathology of oncocytic carcinoid tumor of the lung: a mimicker of granular cell tumor. Acta Cytol 44, 247-250.

Kilpatrick SE, Abdul-Karim FW, Renner JB, King TS, Klein MJ, Rosenberg AE, Steiner GC, Bullough PG, Schiller AL, Dorfman HD (2000). Interobserver variability among expert orthopaedic pathologists for the diagnosis, histologic grade, and determination of chemotherapy in osteosarcoma. Ped Pathol Mol Med 19, 337-358.

Arora CD, Schmidt DS, Rader AE, Abdul-Karim FW, Lazebnick R (2001). Adolescents with ASCUS: are they a high risk group? Clin Pediatr 40, 133-138.

Sarode VR, Rader AE, Rose PG, Rodriguez M, Abdul-Karim FW (2001). The significance of cytologically normal endometrial cells in cervical smears of postmenopausal women. Acta Cytol 45, 153-156.

Cheng L, Gu J, Ebel JN, Bostwick DG, Younger C, MacLennan GT, Abdul-Karim FW, et al. (2001). Molecular genetic evidence for different clonal origin of components of human renal angiomyolipomas. Am J Surg Pathol 10, 1231-1236.

Gu J, Roth LM, Younger C, Michael H, Abdul-Karim FW, Zhang S, Ulbright TM, Ebel JN, Cheng L (2001). Molecular Evidence for the independent origin of extra-ovarian papillary serous tumors of low malignant potential. J Natl Cancer Inst 15, 1147-1152.

Rose PG, Faulhaber P, Miraldi F, Abdul-Karim FW (2001). Positive emission tomography for evaluating a complete clinical response in patients with ovarian or peritoneal carcinoma: correlation with second- look laparotomy. Gynecol Oncol 1, 17-21.

Wang N, Emancipator SN, Rose P, Rodriguez M, Abdul-Karim FW (2002). Histologic follow-up of atypical endocervical cells. Liquid-based, thin-layer preparation vs. conventional Pap smear. Acta Cytol 46, 453-457.

BOOK CHAPTERS:
Abdul-Karim FW, Kilpatrick SE (2002). Pathology of Metastatic Disease. In Heiner JP, Kinsella TJ, Zdeblick TA, eds. Management of Metastatic Disease to the Musculoskeletal System. St. Louis, MO: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., pp 27-37.

Geiseinger KR, Abdul-Karim FW (2001). Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsies of Soft Tissue Tumors. In Weiss SW, Goldblum JR, eds. Soft Tissue Tumors Fourth Ed. St. Louis, MO: Mosby, Inc., pp 147-188

Abdul-Karim FW, Michael CW, Koscick RL, Cheng L (2002). Cytopathology. In Cheng L, Bostwick DG, eds. Essentials of Anatomic Pathology. Totowa, New Jersey: Humana Press Inc., pp 6-1/6-63.