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Alireza Sepehr, M.D.

Positions

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2013 Director of Technology Operations and Staff Dermatopathologist, DermDX New England, Aurora Diagnostics, Boston, MA

2013 Director and Founder, Beacon Pathology, Boston, MA

2012 Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Staff Dermatopathologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

2008 Instructor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Staff Dermatopathologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

2007 - 2008 Clinical and Research Fellow in Dermatopathology, Harvard Medical School Hospitals: Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

2006 - 2007 Clinical Fellow in Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Tracy B. Mallory Fellow in Gastrointestinal Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

2005 Chief Resident, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

2002 - 2006 Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

2002 - 2004 Adjunct Investigator, Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

2000 - 2002 Research Fellow, Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

1999 - 2000 Cancer Research Fellow, International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization, Lyon, France

1995 - 1996 Co-Founder and Director of Research, Medical Students Research Center, Beheshti University School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran

Education

1996 Medical Doctorate (M.D.), Beheshti University School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran

Research and Clinical Interests

- Benign and Malignant Neoplasms of the Skin

- Clinicopathologic Correlation in Dermatopathology

- Early Neoplastic Lesions of the GI Tract

Web Sources

Department of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

National Cancer Institute

International Agency for Research on Cancer

Beheshti University School of Medicine

Publications

Articles cited in pubmed:

Hawryluk EB, Baran JL, Gerami P, Sepehr A. 'Monster cell' melanoma with pulmonary metastasis and cyclin D1 amplification. J Cutan Pathol. 2013 Jan;40(1):61-5.


Sepanlou SG, Etemadi A, Kamangar F, Sepehr A, Pourshams A, Poustchi H, Islami F, Sadjadi A, Nasrollahzadeh D, Semnani S, Saidi F, Abnet CC, Ponder B, Pharoah PD, Day NE, Brennan P, Boffetta P, Dawsey SM, Malekzadeh R. The gastro-esophageal malignancies in Northern Iran research project: impact on the health research and health care systems in Iran. Arch Iran Med. 2013 Jan;16(1):46-53.


Haspel RL, Bhargava P, Gilmore H, Kane S, Powers A, Sepehr A, Weinstein AR, Schwartzstein RM, Roberts DH. Successful implementation of a longitudinal, integrated pathology curriculum during the third year of medical school. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 Nov;136(11):1430-6.


Kroshinsky D, Alloo A, Rothschild B, Cummins J, Tan J, Montecino R, Hoang MP, Duncan L, Mihm M, Sepehr A. Necrotizing Sweet syndrome: A new variant of neutrophilic dermatosis mimicking necrotizing fasciitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Nov;67(5):945-54.


Shakeri R, Kamangar F, Nasrollahzadeh D, Nouraie M, Khademi H, Etemadi A, Islami F, Marjani H, Fahimi S, Sepehr A, Rahmati A, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM, Brennan P, Boffetta P, Malekzadeh R, Majdzadeh R. Is opium a real risk factor for esophageal cancer or just a methodological artifact? Hospital and neighborhood controls in case-control studies. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e32711.


Gee SN, Velez NF, Sepehr A, Burgin S. Two distinct viral infections complicating pemphigus foliaceus. Dermatol Online J. 2012 Jan 15;18(1):3.


Sepehr A, Tahan SR. "Nevus/melanocytoma/melanoma": that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 Feb;136(2):135.


Luo S, Sepehr A, Tsao H. Spitz nevi and other Spitzoid lesions Part II. Natural history and management. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Dec;65(6):1087-92.


Luo S, Sepehr A, Tsao H. Spitz nevi and other Spitzoid lesions Part I. Background and diagnoses. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Dec;65(6):1073-84.


Almashat S, Sepehr A. Obstructive and inflammatory gastric heterotopic pancreatic tissue. Arch Iran Med. 2011 Sep;14(5):357-8.


Kaplan J, Burgin S, Sepehr A. Granulomatous pigmented purpura: report of a case and review of the literature. J Cutan Pathol. 2011 Dec;38(12):984-9.


Sepehr A, Chao E, Trefrey B, Blackford A, Duncan LM, Flotte TJ, Sober A, Mihm MC Jr, Tsao H. Long-term outcome of Spitz-type melanocytic tumors. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Oct;147(10):1173-9.


Sepehr A, Wenson S, Tahan SR. Histopathologic manifestations of systemic diseases: the example of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. J Cut Pathol. 2010 Apr;37 Suppl 1:112-24.


Ibrahimi OA, Gunawardane N, Sepehr A, Reynolds RV. Terbinafine-induced acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP) responsive to high dose intravenous corticosteroid. Dermatol Online J. 2009 Sep 15;15(9):8.


Islami F, Kamangar F, Nasrollahzadeh D, Aghcheli K, Sotoudeh M, Abedi-Ardekani B, Merat S, Nasseri-Moghaddam S, Semnani S, Sepehr A, Wakefield J, Møller H, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM, Boffetta P, Malekzadeh R. Socio-economic status and oesophageal cancer: results from a population-based case-control study in a high-risk area.Int J Epidemiol. 2009 Aug;38(4):978-88


Kroshinsky D, Stone JH, Bloch DB, Sepehr A. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 5-2009. A 47-year-old woman with a rash and numbness and pain in the legs. N Engl J Med. 2009 Feb 12;360(7):711-20.


Sepehr A, Mino-Kenudson M, Ogawa F, Brugge WR, Deshpande V, Lauwers GY. IgG4+ to IgG+ Plasma Cells Ratio of Ampulla Can Help Differentiate Autoimmune Pancreatitis From Other "Mass Forming" Pancreatic Lesions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Dec;32(12):1770-9.


Sepehr A, Lauwers GY. Gastrointestinal evidence of autoimmune pancreatitis: a rare manifestation. Histopathology. 2008 Sep;53(3):358-9.


Saidi RF, Sepehr A, Cosimi AB, Hertl M. Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a liver transplant recipient. Transplantation. 2008 May 5;85(9):1363


Avram MM, Gobel V, Sepehr A. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 30-2007. A newborn girl with skin lesions. N Engl J Med. 2007 Sep 27;357(13):1327-35


Martin SI, Sepehr A, Fishman JA. Primary Infection with Cytomegalovirus in Ulcerative Colitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2006 Dec;51(12):2184-7. Epub 2006 Nov 22.


Darabi K, Abdel-Wahab O, Stowell C, Sepehr A. An 87-year-old woman with respiratory distress and alveolar hemorrhage after transfusion. Chest. 2006 Nov;130(5):1612-6.


Hull MJ, Mino-Kenudson M, Nishioka NS, Ban S, Sepehr A, Puricelli W, Nakatsuka L, Ota S, Shimizu M, Brugge WR, Lauwers GY. Endoscopic mucosal resection: an improved diagnostic procedure for early gastroesophageal epithelial neoplasms. Am J Surg Pathol. 2006 Jan;30(1):114-8.


Sepehr A, Kamangar F, Fahimi S, Saidi F, Abnet CC, Dawsey SM. Poor oral health as a risk factor for esophageal squamous dysplasia in northeastern Iran. Anticancer Res. 2005 Jan-Feb;25(1B):543-6.


Sepehr A, Kamangar F, Abnet CC, Fahimi S, Pourshams A, Poustchi H, Zeinali S, Sotoudeh M, Islami F, Nasrollahzadeh D, Malekzadeh R, Taylor PR, Dawsey SM. Genetic polymorphisms in three Iranian populations with different risks of esophageal cancer, an ecologic comparison. Cancer Lett. 2004 Sep 30;213(2):195-202.


Sadjadi A, Malekzadeh R, Derakhshan MH, Sepehr A, Nouraie M, Sotoudeh M, Yazdanbod A, Shokoohi B, Mashayekhi A, Arshi S, Majidpour A, Babaei M, Mosavi A, Mohagheghi MA, Alimohammadian M. Cancer occurrence in Ardabil: results of a population-based cancer registry from Iran. Int J Cancer. 2003 Oct 20;107(1):113-8.


Saidi F, Malekzadeh R, Sotoudeh M, Derakhshan MH, Farahvash MJ, Yazdanbod A, Merat Sh, Mikaeli J, Sotoudehmanesh R, Nasseri-Moghadam S, Majidpour A, Arshi S, Abedi-Ardakani B, Yoonessi A, Sadr F, Sepehr A, Fleischer D, Fahimi S. Endoscopic esophageal cancer survey in the western part of the Caspian Littoral. Dis Esophagus. 2002;15(3):214-8.


Sepehr A, Taniere P, Martel-Planche G, Zia'ee AA, Rastgar-Jazii F, Yazdanbod M, Etemad-Moghadam G, Kamangar F, Saidi F, Hainaut P. Distinct pattern of TP53 mutations in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in Iran. Oncogene. 2001 Nov 1;20(50):7368-74.


Saidi F, Sepehr A, Fahimi S, Farahvash MJ, Salehian P, Esmailzadeh A, Keshoofy M, Pirmoazen N, Yazdanbod M, Roshan MK. Oesophageal cancer among the Turkomans of northeast Iran. Br J Cancer. 2000 Nov;83(9):1249-54.


Sepehr A, Razavi P, Saidi F, Salehian P, Rahmani M, Shamshiri A. Esophageal exfoliative cytology samplers. A comparison of three types. Acta Cytol. 2000 Sep-Oct;44(5):797-804.