McMaster University

McMaster University

Asghar Naqvi,


Assistant Professor
Pathology and Molecular Medicine

L222-3, St Joseph's Healthcare
Hamilton, Ontario
905-522-1155 ext 33970


Faculty Biography

Education and Professional Standing

  • FRCPC, Anatomic Pathology
  • Diplomate American Board of Pathology (Cytopathology)
  • Diplomate American Board of Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical Pathology)
  • MD, Pathology, India


Research Interests

  • Pulmonary Pathology
  • Cytopathology

Academic Interests

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Education at McMaster University.

Selected Publications

Gastrointestinal stromal tumors presenting as a prostatic mass de la Roza Gustavo, Naqvi Asghar, Clark Kimball The Canadian Journal of Urology Feb2009 (Volume16, Issue 1, Pages4502 - 4506)

Pathologic spectrum and lung dust burden in giant cell interstitial pneumonia (hard metal disease/cobalt pneumonitis): review of 100 cases. Naqvi AH, Burnett BR, Abraham JL. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2008 Summer;63(2):51-70

The Spectrum of Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Clinicopathologic Demonstration of Tacrolimus-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura in a Lung Transplant Patient. Go O, Naqvi A, Tan A, Amzuta I, Lenox R. South Medical Journal 2008 Jun 14

Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease (CPPD)/Pseudogout of the temporomandibular joint - FNA findings and microanalysis Asghar H. Naqvi, Jerrold L. Abraham, Robert M Kellman, Kamal K Khurana Cytojournal 2008 Apr 21;5:.8

Nasal argyria (deposition of silver-selenium) in the photographic film industry: histopathology and microanalysis. Naqvi AH, Shields JW, Abraham JL. Am J Otolaryngol. 2007 Nov-Dec ;28(6):430-2

Interesting Case Presentation: Osteoclast like giant cell tumor (OGCTs) of the liver-A Fine Needle Aspiration diagnosis- Asghar H Naqvi, Beth G. Walsh, and Sue Stowel, American Society of Cytopathology Bulletin 2006

Airway-Occlusive Sclerosing Paraganglioma Presenting With Dyspnea And Stridor-Mukhopadhyay S, Naqvi AH, Su W, Landas SK American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2006 Sep; 30(9): 1206-7

Soft Tissue Osteochondroma: Case report and Immunohistochemistry for Parathyroid Hormone related Protein-J Robyn Ratcliff, Asghar H Naqvi, Gustavo dela Roza, Timothy A Damron.  Annals of DiagnosticPathology 2006 Aug;10 (4):222-9

Pathologic quiz case “finger lesion in a 29-year-old man”-- Naqvi AH, Mukhopadhyay Sanjay, Damron Timothy, Delaroza Gustavo. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine October 2005

Mirk/dyrk1b mediates cell survival in rhabdomyo-sarcomas. Stephen E. Mercer, Daina Z. Ewton, Sejal Shah, Asghar Naqvi, Eileen Friedman. Cancer Research. 2006 May 15; 66(10): 5143-50

Combination radioprotectants maintain proliferation better than single agents by decreasing early PTHrP changes after growth plate radiationTimothy A. Damron, MD Jason A. Horton, BS Asghar Naqvi, MD*Richard L. Loomis, BS Bryan S. Margulies, MS Judith A. Strauss, BS Cornelia E. Farnum, PhD, Joseph A. Spadaro, PhD. Radiation Research 2006 Mar;165(3):350-8

Pathologic Quiz Case: Multiple Pulmonary Nodules In A 23 Year-Old Male- Naqvi AH, Weichen Wang. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine January 2005

Diagnostic and Prognostic Significance of Cytology in Effusions Sherwani R, Akhtar K, Naqvi AH, Akhtar S, Abrari A, Bhargava R. Journal of Cytology 2005; 22 (2)

Predictive value of gadolinium enhancement in differentiating ALT/WD liposarcomas from benign fatty tumors. Panzarella MJ, Naqvi AH, Cohen HE, Damron TA. Skelatal Radiol. 2005 May;34(5):272-8. Epub 2005 Mar 2

Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm in Jejunal Pancreatic Heterotopia - Naqvi, AH, Gustavo dela Rosa Ann Diagn Pathol. 2004 Jun;8(3): 151-5

Decreased proliferation precedes growth factor changes after physeal irradiation Damron TA, Horton JA, Naqvi A, Margulies B, Strauss J, Grant W, Farnum CE, Spadaro JA Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 May; (422): 233-42


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