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Faculty Detail    
Name SAMUEL G. BORAK
 
Campus Address HSB 132 Zip 6823
Phone  (20-5) -880
E-mail  sborak@uabmc.edu
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Education
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 

Certifications
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
Title
Description
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
Feldman A, Borak S, Rais-Bahrami S, Gordetsky J. Secondary Malignancies of the Bladder: Avoiding the Diagnostic Pitfall. Int J Surg Pathol 2018 Apr;26(2):120-125  29166807 
Piyathilake CJ, Badiga S, Borak SG, Weragoda J. Bae S, Mattherws R, Bell WC, Partridge EE. A higher degree of expression of DNA methyl transferase 1 in cervical cancer is associated with poor survival outcome. Int J Womens Health 2017 Jun8;9:413-420  28652820 
Borak SG, Ross JR, Bell WC. Granular Cell Tumor Within an Ovarian Mature Cystic Teratoma: Report of a Unique Case and Review of the Literature. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2016 Oct 12 [Epub ahead of print]  27750257 
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. 2015 Dec;33(4)206-11.  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 

Keywords
inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor, blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell tumor