Ahmed Shabaik, M.D.

Ahmed Shabaik, M.D.

  • Professor, Genitourinary Pathology and Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology
  • M.D. - Cairo University
  • Clinical Specialty: Neuromuscular diseases of companion animals

Research Interests

Male genitourinary pathology and fine needle aspiration pathology

Representative Publications

  1. Mhoyan A, Weidner N, Shabaik A: Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the lung diagnosed by transesophageal endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration: a case report. Acta Cytol. 2004 Jul-Aug;48(4):555-9.
  2. Shabaik A: Nonepithelial tumors and tumor-like lesions of the prostate gland. Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci. 2003 Aug;40(4):429-72. Review.
  3. Krajewska M, Krajewski S, Banares S, Huang X, Turner B, Bubendorf L, Kallioniemi OP, Shabaik A, Vitiello A, Peehl D, Gao GJ, Reed JC: Elevated expression of inhibitor of apoptosis proteins in prostate cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Oct 15;9(13):4914-25.
  4. Du E, Katz M, Weidner N, Yoder S, Moossa AR, Shabaik A: Ampullary pancreatoblastoma in an elderly patient: a case report and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Nov;127(11):1501-5. Review.
  5. Polepalle SK, Shabaik A, Alagiri M: Leydig cell tumor in a child with spermatocyte maturation and no pseudoprecocious puberty. Urology. 2003 Sep;62(3):551.
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Dr. Shabaik received his Medical Degree from The Cairo University Faculty of Medicine in Egypt. After finishing a year as a rotating intern, Dr. Shabaik moved to the United States where he finished a year of straight surgical internship and AP/CP pathology training. Following residency Dr. Shabaik was a Fellow in Anatomic Pathology at St. John Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis and then a Fellow in Cytopathology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute of the University of South Florida in Tampa.. Dr. Shabaik is certified by the American Board of Pathology in AP, CP and Cytopathology. Dr. Shabaik was Assistant Professor of Pathology at the University of South Florida before he joined UCSD in 1992. Dr. Shabaik's areas of expertise are male genitourinary pathology and fine needle aspiration biopsy performance and interpretation. In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Shabaik teaches pathology residents, urology residents, and medical students. He is the recipient of the "Best Anatomic Pathology Teacher" award for 2002. Dr. Shabaik's areas of research interest include male genitourinary pathology with emphasis on prostate diseases and pathology of fine needle aspiration biopsy. Dr. Shabaik is member of many professional organization including American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), International Society of Urologic Pathology (ISUP), and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC)

Dr. Shabaik is available for consultation on cases pertaining to male genitourinary pathology and fine needle aspiration biopsy at the following address:

Ahmed Shabaik, MD
UCSD Medical Center
200 West Arbor Drive-8720
San Diego, CA 92103-8720
Voice: 619-543-5764
Fax: 619-543-5249
Pager: 619-290-5552

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