Alka Palekar, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Dr. Palekar is a pathologist at UPMC Shadyside.
UPMC Shadyside-Cancer Pavilion
POB 2 – Suite 201
5150 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Telephone: 412-623-2338
Lab Telephone: 412-623-1318
- Anatomic Pathology
- Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
- Exfoliative Cytology
Dr. Vera Levina (UPCI) and her team are working on animal tissue slides prepared for RO1 Submission project "Novel molecular approaches to eliminate residual radio resistant NSCLC cells." Dr. Palekar is participating in that activity and looking at the slides to find out areas of necrosis and proportion of the same in different groups.
Selected PublicationsView Dr. Palekar's publications on PubMed
- Bures N, Palekar A, Monaco SE, Pantanowitz L. Balloon cell melanoma. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2014; in press.
- Patadji SD, Palekar A, Pantanowitz L. Histopathology of Lemierre Syndrome. College of American Pathologists (CAP) annual meeting. Chicago, IL. September 7-10, 2014. Published in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2014; 138:e2-e183.
- Jain S, Palekar A, Monaco SE, Craig F, Bejjani G, Pantanowitz L. HIV-associated primary effusion lymphoma: an exceedingly rare entity in the cerebrospinal fluid. College of American Pathologists (CAP) annual meeting. Chicago, IL. September 7-10, 2014. Published in Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 2014; 138:e2-e183.