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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address HSB 132 Zip 6823
Phone  205-975-8880
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Undergraduate  University of Georgia    2004  B.S. (Biology) 
Medical School  University of Alabama School of Medicine    2008  M.D. 
Residency  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2012  AP/CP 
Fellowship  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2013  Hematopathology 

American Board of Pathology- Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology  2012 
American Board of Pathology- Hematology  2013 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pathology   Comm Practice Pathology Pgm Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Borak was born in Mobile Alabama, before attending college at the University of Georgia where he received his B.S degree in biology. His medical degree was received at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Residency training in Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology and Fellowship training in Hematopathology also took place at UAB Hospital, prior to becoming a faculty member in the Pathology Department, and becoming a part of the Community Pathology Practice Program in Montgomery, Alabama.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Society of Clinical Pathologists     
College of American Pathologists     

Research/Clinical Interest
Dr. Borak is actively involved in diagnostic surgical pathology, within the Community Practice Pathology Program in Montgomery, Alabama, where he also participates in teaching at the recently establish UASOM branch campus. He is interested in extramedullary neoplasms, including blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell tumors, myeloid sarcomas, plasma cell lesions, and circulating tumor cells.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Paluri R, Nabell L, Borak S, Peker D. Unique Presentation of Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm: A Single-Center Experience and Literature Review. Hematol Oncol. 2014 May 21[ Epub ahead of print]  24850172 
Borak S, Siegal GP, Reddy V, Jhala N, Jhala D. Metastatic inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor identified by EUS-FNA in mediatstinal lymph nodes with ancillary FISH sudies for ALK rearrangement. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Aug;40 Suppl 2:E118-25.  21472870 

inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell tumor