Associate Professor  |  Cytopathology (AFC) Program Co-Director

Zeina Ghorab

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology


Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Department of Anatomical Pathology, Room E433, Toronto, Ontario Canada M4N 3M5
Research Interests
Clinical Interests
Pathology: Cytopathology, Pathology: Anatomical
Appointment Status

Selected Publications

Saad RS, Ghorab Z, Khalifa MA, Xu M. CDX2 as a Marker for Intestinal Differentiation: Its Utility and Limitations. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Nov 27; 3(11): 159-66.

S Nofech-Mozes, N Ismiil, V Dube, RS Saad, MA Khalifa, O Mashkin and Zeina Ghorab. Immunohistochemistry Charecterization of Primary and recurrent Adult Granulosa Cell Tumors. Int J of Gynecol Pathol. 2011 Nov 24 [Epub ahead of print].

Sidiropoulos M, Hanna W, Raphael S, Ghorab Z. Expression of TdT in Merkel Cell carcinoma and small Cell Lung Carcinoma. Am J of Clin Pathol. 2011 June; 135(6): 831-8.

Saad R, Richmond L, Nofech-Mozes S, Ghorab Z. Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Breast Adenomyoepithelioma:  A Potential False Positive Pitfall and Presence of Intranuclear Cytoplasmic Inclusions. Diag Cytolopathol. 2011 May 4 [Epub ahead of print].

Al-Maghraby H, Ghorab Z, Khalbuss W, Wong J, Silverman JF, saad RS. The Diagnostic Utility of CK5/6 and P63 in Fine-Needle Aspiration of Breast Lesions Diagnosed as Proliferative Fibrocystic Lesion. Diag Cytopathol. 2010; December [Epub ahead of print].

Saad RS, Ismiil N, Ghorab Z, Nofech-Mozes S, Dube V, Covens A, Khalifa MA. Lymphatic Microvessel Density (LMD) as a Prognostic Marker in Endocervical Adenocarcinoma. Int J of Gynecol Pathol. 2010 Jul; 29 (4): 386-93.

Nofech-Mozes S, Khalifa MA, Ismiil N, Dube Valerie, Saad RS Peizhu Sun Arun Seth and Zeina Ghorab. HPV-DNA by a PCR-Based Method in Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin- Embedded Tissue from Rare Endocervical Carcinoma Types”. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2010 Jan; 18(1): 80-5.

Matthew C Chang, Denise Bailey, Nancy Pennell, Kevin R Imrie, Neil Berinstein, Dominick Amato, Zeina Ghorab. In Situ Localization of Follicular Lymphoma: Evidence for Subclinical Systemic Disease with Detection of an Identical BCL-2/IGH Fusion Gene in Blood and Lymph Node. Leukemia. 2009 Jun; 23(6): 1176-9. Epub 2009 Feb 12.

Zeina Ghorab, Nadia Ismiil, Allan Covens, Sharon Nofech-Mozes, Reda Saad, Valerie Dube, Mahmoud A Khalifa. Post Vaginal Trachelectomy Follow up by Isthmic-Vaginal Smear Cytology: A 13-Year Audit. Diag Cytopathol. March 2009 Sep; 37(9): 641-6.

Nofech-Mozes S, Khalifa MA, Ismiil N, Saad RS, Hanna WM, Covens A and Ghorab Z. Immunophenotyping of Serous Carcinoma of the Female Genital Tract. Modern Pathol. 2008 Sep; 21(9): 1147-55.

El Demellawy D, Khalifa MA, Ismiil N, Wong S, Ghorab Z. Primary colorectal small cell carcinoma: a clinicopathological and immunohistochemical study of 10 cases. Diag Pathol. 2007 Sep 5; 2: 35.

Ghorab Z, Jorda M, Ganjei P, Nadji M. Melan A (A103) is Expressed in adrenocortical neoplasms but not in Renal Cell and Hepatocellular carcinomas. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2003 Dec; 11(4): 330-3.

Jorda M, Ghorab Z, Nassiri M, Fernandez G, Hanly A, Nadji M. Low Nuclear Proliferative Activity is Associated with Non-Metastatic Islets Cell. Archives of Pathology & laboratory Medicine. 2003; 127:196-199.

Yan Min, Ghorab Z, Nadji M. Renal Cell Carcinoma Antigen Is Expressed by Germ Cell tumors. Appl Immunohistochem & Mol Morphol. 2003; 11(2): 113-115.

Jorda M, Morales A, Ghorab Z, Fernandez G, Nadji M, Block N. Her2 Expression in Prostatic Cancer: A Comparison with Mammary carcinoma. J of Uro. Oct 2002; 168:1412-1414.

Ghorab Z, Mahmood S, Schinella R. Endocervical Reactive Atypia: A Histologic Cytologic Study. Diag Cytopathol. 2000 Jun; 22(6): 342-6.