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Saad                           Baqai

Saad Baqai MD

Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Assistant Professor (HS)

Specialty/Research Focus

Anatomic Pathology; Cytopathology; Surgical Pathology

Professional Summary:

After earning my Bachelor’s degree, I completed my residency in anatomic and clinical pathology followed by fellowship training in oncologic surgical pathology and cytopathology. I thoroughly enjoy the practice of this subspecialty, which I chose due to longstanding interest in oncologic disorders as well as ample opportunity for clinical interaction and correlation.
During the course of my training I have gained extensive experience in frozen section interpretations, rapid on-site cytology evaluations, fine needle aspiration biopsy and diagnosis of complex surgical pathology, gynecologic and non-gynecologic exfoliative cytopathology cases. I have actively participated in patient care through daily exchanges with physicians, oncologists and surgeons and in weekly multidisciplinary conferences (tumor boards), taught residents and also participated in research.
My interests in pathology are broad and diverse. Being trained at a Roswell Park Cancer Institute my main focus has been on neoplastic diseases. As a fellow, I became very familiar with specialized pathology of tumors and cancer-related conditions.
My clinical responsibilities at Kaleida Health System are primarily in anatomic pathology including general surgical pathology and cytopathology. As a well-trained board certified pathologist I look forward to provide high quality clinical service to the patients as well as participate in research as I believe is the most important way to help us keep practicing up-to-date medicine and improve our clinical practice.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Cytopathology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2017)
  • Fellowship, Oncologic Surgical Pathology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2016)
  • Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Danbury Hospital (2015)
  • MD, Baqai Medical University (2007)
Awards and Honors:
  • Pickren Pathology Award (2016)

Professional Memberships:
  • American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) (2016–present)
  • Western New York Society of Pathologists (2015–present)
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) (2012–present)
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) (2011–present)
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) (2011–present)
  • Asociation of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA) (2008–present)

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Contact Information

Kaleida Health Systems
Buffalo, NY

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