Rm H190 Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta GA 30322
Director of Cytology Services, Emory University Hospital Midtown
MBBS University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 1990 - 1995
Internship Kingston Public Hospital, Kingston, Jamaica, 1995 - 1996
Resident, Anatomic Pathology University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, 1997 - 2000
Resident, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, 2000 - 2003
Chief Resident Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, 2003 - 2004
Cytopathology Fellow Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, 2004 - 2005
MS, Clinical and Translational Science Medical College of Georgia, Augusta,GA, 2008 - 2010
- Cytopathology of the pancreas, thyroid and urine
My current interests include the use of molecular markers in the cytologic diagnosis and prognosis of pancreatic and thyroid tumors, as well as the use of fluorescence in situ hybridization in the diagnosis of urothelial carcinoma in urine.
My clinical focus is in surgical pathology with specialty interest in cytopathology and the use of fine needle aspiration for the diagnosis of tumors. I am especially interested in the use of novel immunohistochemical markers for the diagnosis of pancreatic and thyroid tumors, as well as the use of novel molecular markers such as fluorescence in-situ hybridization in the diagnosis of urothelial carcinoma in urine.
Section Editor, Cytopathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2012 - present
M.S., Clinical and Translational Science, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2010
Chief Resident, Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 2003-2004
Gerrit Bras Award for Outstanding Performance in Anatomic Pathology, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, 1999
2004 Anatomic & Clinical Pathology American Board of Pathology
2005 Cytopathology American Board of Pathology
R Kolhe, MD Reid, JR Lee, C Cohen, P Ramalingam. Immunohistochemical Expression of PAX5 and TdT by Merkel Cell Carcinoma and Pulmonary Small Cell Carcinoma: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall But Useful Discriminatory Marker. Int J Clin Pathol 2013 Oct;20(5):488-93.
MD Reid, P Bagci, NV Adsay. Histopathologic assessment of pancreatic cancer: Does one size fit all? J Surg Oncol 2013;Jan;107(1):67-77.
AD Fung, C Cohen, S Kavuri, D Lawson, X Gao, MD Reid. Phosphohistone H3 and Ki-67 Labeling Indices In Cytologic Specimens from Well Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas: A Comparative Analysis Using Automated Image Cytometry. Acta Cytol (in press).
G Aggarwal, MD Reid, S Sharma. Metaplastic variant of invasive micropapillary breast carcinoma: A unique triple negative phenotype. Int J Surg Pathol. 2012 Oct;20(5):488-93.
MD Reid, AO Osunkoya, MT Siddiqui, SW Looney. Accuracy of Grading of Urothelial Carcinoma on Urine Cytology: An Analysis of Interobserver and Intraobserver Agreement. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012;5(9):882-91. Epub 2012 Oct 20.
G Aggarwal, S Sharma, M Zheng, MD Reid, JH Crosby, SM Chamberlain, A Nayak-Kapoor, JR Lee. Primary leiomyosarcoma of the gastrointestinal tract in the post gastrointestinal stromal tumor era. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2012 Aug 20. [Epub ahead of print]
NM Savage, JH Crosby, MD Reid-Nicholson. The Cytologic Findings in Choroid Plexus Carcinoma: Report of a Case with Differential Diagnosis. Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Jan;40(1):1-6.
TP Seybt, P Ramalingam, J Huang , SW Looney, MD Reid. Cyclin D1 Expression in Benign and Differentiated Malignant Tumors of the Thyroid Gland: Diagnostic and Biologic Implications. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 2012 Mar;20(2):124-30.
MD Reid-Nicholson, N Motiwala, SC Drury, SC Peiper, MK Terris, JL Waller, P Ramalingam. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Renal Cell Carcinoma Variants Detected by Urovysion" Fluorescence in situ Hybridization on Paraffin-Embedded Tissue. Ann Diagn Pathol 2011 Feb;15(1):37-45.
SK Holland, P Ramalingam, RH Podolsky, MD Reid-Nicholson, JR Lee. Calretinin Immunostaining as an Adjunct in the Diagnosis of Hirschsprung Disease. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2011 Oct;15(5):323-8.
MD Reid, O Basturk, D Thirabanjasak, RH Hruban, DS Klimstra, P Bagci, D Altinel and NV Adsay. Tumor-Infiltrating Neutrophils in Pancreatic Neoplasia. Mod Pathol 2011 Dec;24(12):1612-9.
R Bollag, P Ramalingam, B Davis, M Reid-Nicholson. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of an Endotracheal Mass: An Unusual Presentation of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma. Acta Cytol 2010 May;54 (3):328-332.
M Reid-Nicholson, R Kulkarni, Bamidele Adeagbo, S Looney, John Crosby. Interobserver and Intraobserver Variability in the Calculation of the Lipid-Laden Macrophage Index- Implications for its Use in the Evaluation of Aspiration in Children. Diagn Cytopathol 2010 Dec;38(12):861-5.
S Kavuri, R Kulkarni, M Reid-Nicholson. Granulosa Cell Tumor of the Ovary: Cytologic Findings. Acta Cytol 2010 Jul-Aug;54(4):551-9.
SK Holland, RB Hessler, MD Reid-Nicholson, P Ramalingam, JR Lee. Utilization of peripherin and S-100 immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of Hirschsprung disease. Mod Pathol 2010 Sep;23(9):1173-9.
N Savage, E Manaloor, M Reid-Nicholson, R Ramalingam. Extranodal Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma of Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue (MALT Lymphoma) Involving the Stomach. ASCP Check Sample TM (2009)
M Reid-Nicholson, P Ramalingam, B Adeagbo, N Cheng, S Peiper, M Terris. The Use of Urovysion" Fluorescence in situ Hybridization in the Diagnosis and Surveillance of Non-Urothelial Carcinoma of the Bladder. Mod Pathol 2009 Jan 22: 119-127.
C Ustun, MD Reid-Nicholson, A Nayak-Kapoor, J Crawford, Kristy McDonald, A Jillella, P Ramalingam. Plasmablastic lymphoma: CNS involvement, co-existence of other malignancies, possible viral etiology and dismal outcome. Ann Hematol. 2009 Apr; 88(4): 351-358.
M Reid-Nicholson, D Teague, B White, P Ramalingam, R Abdelsayed. Fine Needle Aspiration Findings in Malignant Ameloblastoma: A Case Report and Differential Diagnosis. Diagn Cytopathol. 2009 Aug; 37(8):586-91.
P Ramalingam, B Adeagbo, R Bollag, J Lee, M Reid-Nicholson. Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma with CD138 Positivity: An Unusual Mimic of Multiple Myeloma? Diagn Cytopathol 2008 Sep;36(10):742-748.
M Reid-Nicholson, S Kavuri, C Ustun, J Crawford, A Nayak-Kapoor, P Ramalingam. Plasmablastic Lymphoma: Cytologic Findings in Five Cases with Unusual Presentation. Cancer Cytopathol 2008 Oct 25;114(5):333-341.
D Teague, P Ramalingam, M Reid-Nicholson. Imprint Cytology of High Grade Immature Ovarian Teratoma: A Case Report, Literature Review and Distinction from Other Ovarian Small Round Cell Tumors. Diagn Cytopathol 2008 Aug;36(8):595-9.
MD Reid-Nicholson, A Moreira, P Ramalingam. Cytologic Features of Mixed Papillary Carcinoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/ Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma of the Thyroid Gland. Diagn Cytopathol 2008 Nov;36(11):813-17.
P Ramalingam, A Nayak-Kapoor, MD Reid-Nicholson, J Crawford, C Ustun. Plasmablastic Lymphoma with Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma: Clinico-Pathologic Features, and Review of the Literature. Leuk Lymphoma 2008 Oct 18:49(10):1999-2002.
M Reid-Nicholson, R Gatscha, E. Riedel, O Lin. Atypical Squamous Cells, Cannot Exclude High Grade Intraepithelial Lesion (ASC-H): Does HPV Matter? Diagn Cytopathol. 2007 Jan; 35(1): 1-5.
M Reid-Nicholson, P Iyengar, MF Friedlander, O Lin. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Primary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Skin: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Acta Cytol. 2006 May-Jun;50(3):317-22.
M Reid-Nicholson, P Iyengar, AJ Hummer, I Linkov, M Asher, RA Soslow. Immunophenotypic diversity of endometrial adenocarcinoma: Implications for differential diagnosis. Mod Pathol. 2006 Aug; 19(8):1091-1100.
M Reid-Nicholson, G Tong, J Cangiarella, A Moreira. Cytomorphologic Features of Papillary Lesions of the Male Breast: A study of 11 Cases. Cancer Cytopathol: 2006 Aug 25;108(4):222-30.
M Reid-Nicholson, P. Iyengar, A. Moreira. Pregnancy-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma of the Breast: A Rare Mimic of Ductal Carcinoma. Diagn Cytopathol. 2006 Mar 16;34(4):298-302.
C Johnson, M Reid-Nicholson, L Deligdisch, S Grinblat, S Natarajan. Capillary hemangioma of the endometrium: A case report and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Oct;129(10):1326-9.
MT Idrees, M Reid-Nicholson, PD Unger, SD Jaffer. Sub-hepatic ciliated foregut cyst: A case report and review of the literature. Ann Diagn Pathol 2005 Feb; 9(1):54-56.
M Reid-Nicholson, M Idrees, P Hytiroglou, G Perino. Sarcomatoid carcinoma of the small intestine: Case report and review of the literature. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2004 Aug; 128 (8):918-921.
M Reid-Nicholson, I Bleiweiss, B Pace, V Azueta, S Jaffer. Pleomorphic adenoma of the breast: Case report and distinction from mucinous carcinoma. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2003 Apr: 127(4):474-477.
S Jaffer, M Reid-Nicholson, I Bleiweiss. Infiltrating micropapillary carcinoma of the breast: Cytologic findings. Acta Cytol 2002 Nov - Dec; 46:1081-87.
MD Reid-Nicholson, EE Williams, DC Brady-West. Clear cell sarcoma of soft parts. A case report and review of the literature. West Indian Med J 2001 Mar; 50 (1): 78-80.
MD Reid-Nicholson, CT Escoffery. Severe pulmonary barotrauma. West Indian Med J 2000 Dec; 49 (4): 344-346.
MD Reid. Cytology of the Pancreas: A Practical Review for Cytopathologists. In: Adsay NV, Basturk O, Editors. Current Concepts in Surgical Pathology of the Pancreas. Surgical Pathology Clinics . Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders, 2011. Jun 4(2):651-91. ISBN-13: 978-1-4557-0512-2