Charles Zaloudek, MD


Professor, Department of Pathology, UCSF

Phone: (415) 353-1734 (appts)
Box 0102, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0102

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University of California, Berkeley, CA, A.B., 1967
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, M.D., 1971, Medicine
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Resident, 1971-73, Pathology
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Fellow, 1973-74, Surgical Pathology

Professional Experience

  • 1974-75
    American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow in Anatomic Pathology, MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Univ. Texas System Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • 1975-77
    Staff Pathologist, DD Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, GA
  • 1975-77
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
  • 1977-80
    Staff Pathologist, Dept. Gynecologic and Breast Pathology, George Washington Univ. School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • 1980-83
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, George Washingon Univ. School of Medicine
  • 1983-86
    Associate Professor of Pathology, George Washington Univ. School of Medicine
  • 1986-92
    Anatomic Pathologist, Director of Cytopathology, Alta Bates Medical Ctr., Berkeley, CA
  • 1989-93
    Associate Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, CA
  • 1993-present
    Professor of Clinical Pathology, University of California San Francisco, CA

Selected Publications

  1. Rabban JT, Vohra P, Zaloudek CJ. Nongynecologic Metastases to Fallopian Tube Mucosa: A Potential Mimic of Tubal High-grade Serous Carcinoma and Benign Tubal Mucinous Metaplasia or Nonmucinous Hyperplasia. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Jan; 39(1):35-51.
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  2. Rabban JT, Garg K, Crawford B, Chen LM, Zaloudek CJ. Early Detection of High-grade Tubal Serous Carcinoma in Women at Low Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome by Systematic Examination of Fallopian Tubes Incidentally Removed During Benign Surgery. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Jun; 38(6):729-42.
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  3. Can NT, Robertson P, Zaloudek CJ, Gill RM. Cervical squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to placenta. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2013 Sep; 32(5):516-9.
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  4. Rabban JT, Zaloudek CJ. A practical approach to immunohistochemical diagnosis of ovarian germ cell tumours and sex cord-stromal tumours. Histopathology. 2013 Jan; 62(1):71-88.
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  5. Karnezis AN, Aysal A, Zaloudek CJ, Rabban JT. Transitional cell-like morphology in ovarian endometrioid carcinoma: morphologic, immunohistochemical, and behavioral features distinguishing it from high-grade serous carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2013 Jan; 37(1):24-37.
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  6. Aysal A, Karnezis A, Medhi I, Grenert JP, Zaloudek CJ, Rabban JT. Ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinoma: incidence and clinical significance of the morphologic and immunohistochemical markers of mismatch repair protein defects and tumor microsatellite instability. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Feb; 36(2):163-72.
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  7. Powell CB, Chen LM, McLennan J, Crawford B, Zaloudek C, Rabban JT, Moore DH, Ziegler J. Risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO) in BRCA mutation carriers: experience with a consecutive series of 111 patients using a standardized surgical-pathological protocol. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2011 Jul; 21(5):846-51.
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  8. Rabban JT, Mackey A, Powell CB, Crawford B, Zaloudek CJ, Chen LM. Correlation of macroscopic and microscopic pathology in risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy: implications for intraoperative specimen evaluation. Gynecol Oncol. 2011 Jun 1; 121(3):466-71.
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  9. Rabban JT, Karnezis AN, Zaloudek CJ. Junctional epithelial zones of the fallopian tube: cancer hotspots? Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2011 Jan; 30(1):1-3.
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  10. Rabban JT, McAlhany S, Lerwill MF, Grenert JP, Zaloudek CJ. PAX2 distinguishes benign mesonephric and mullerian glandular lesions of the cervix from endocervical adenocarcinoma, including minimal deviation adenocarcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Feb; 34(2):137-46.
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  11. Rabban JT, Krasik E, Chen LM, Powell CB, Crawford B, Zaloudek CJ. Multistep level sections to detect occult fallopian tube carcinoma in risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomies from women with BRCA mutations: implications for defining an optimal specimen dissection protocol. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Dec; 33(12):1878-85.
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  12. Rabban JT, Barnes M, Chen LM, Powell CB, Crawford B, Zaloudek CJ. Ovarian pathology in risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomies from women with BRCA mutations, emphasizing the differential diagnosis of occult primary and metastatic carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Aug; 33(8):1125-36.
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  13. Rabban JT, Lerwill MF, McCluggage WG, Grenert JP, Zaloudek CJ. Primary ovarian carcinoid tumors may express CDX-2: a potential pitfall in distinction from metastatic intestinal carcinoid tumors involving the ovary. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2009 Jan; 28(1):41-8.
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  14. Rabban JT, Crawford B, Chen LM, Powell CB, Zaloudek CJ. Transitional cell metaplasia of fallopian tube fimbriae: a potential mimic of early tubal carcinoma in risk reduction salpingo-oophorectomies from women With BRCA mutations. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Jan; 33(1):111-9.
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  15. Hosfield EM, Rabban JT, Chen LM, Zaloudek CJ. Squamous metaplasia of the ovarian surface epithelium and subsurface fibrosis: distinctive pathologic findings in the ovaries and fallopian tubes of patients on peritoneal dialysis. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2008 Oct; 27(4):465-74.
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  16. Rabban JT, Zaloudek CJ. Minimal uterine serous carcinoma: current concepts in diagnosis and prognosis. Pathology. 2007 Feb; 39(1):125-33.
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  17. Rabban JT, Gupta D, Zaloudek CJ, Chen LM. Synchronous ovarian granulosa cell tumor and uterine serous carcinoma: a rare association of a high-risk endometrial cancer with anestrogenic ovarian tumor. Gynecol Oncol. 2006 Dec; 103(3):1164-8.
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  18. Rabban JT, Swain RS, Zaloudek CJ, Chase DR, Chen YY. Immunophenotypic overlap between adenoid cystic carcinoma and collagenous spherulosis of the breast: potential diagnostic pitfalls using myoepithelial markers. Mod Pathol. 2006 Oct; 19(10):1351-7.
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  19. Cheng K, Pruitt L, Zaloudek C, Ries MD. Osteolysis caused by tibial component debonding in total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Feb; 443:333-6.
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  20. Rabban JT, Zaloudek CJ, Shekitka KM, Tavassoli FA. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the uterus: a clinicopathologic study of 6 cases emphasizing distinction from aggressive mesenchymal tumors. Am J Surg Pathol. 2005 Oct; 29(10):1348-55.
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