Robert W Allan

Robert W Allan, M.D.

Clinical Professor Of Pathology

Department: MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 265-9900
Business Email: rallan@ufl.edu

About Robert W Allan

Dr. Robert W. Allan is an Clinical Professor of Pathology. He is currently the Chief of the Pathology Service for the North Florida/ South Georgia Veterans Health System and is based out of the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL.  He provides clinical service primarily in Genitourinary pathology, Hematopathology, and Pulmonary Pathology, among others.

Dr. Allan obtained his M.D. from the University of Wisconsin Medical School.  He completed Anatomic and Clinical Pathology training and a fellowship in Hematopathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2011-2015
DEN6350 General Pathology

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    American Board of Pathology
  • Hematopathology
    American Board of Pathology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Hematology
  • Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Areas of Interest
  • Bladder cancer
  • Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Prostate cancer
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Testicular cancer

Research Profile

Genitourinary pathology Hematopathology

Publications

2022
Artificial intelligence for diagnosis and Gleason grading of prostate cancer: the PANDA challenge.
Nature medicine. 28(1):154-163 [DOI] 10.1038/s41591-021-01620-2. [PMID] 35027755.
2022
In Reply.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 146(2):141b-143 [DOI] 10.5858/arpa.2021-0461-LE. [PMID] 35073403.
2022
Pathology Playground.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. [DOI] 10.5858/arpa.2021-0516-EP. [PMID] 35878397.
2021
Exploring the College of American Pathologists Electronic Cancer Checklists: What They Are and What They Can Do for You.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 145(4):392-398 [DOI] 10.5858/arpa.2020-0239-ED. [PMID] 33238006.
2021
Hydrodissection for improved microsurgical denervation of the spermatic cord: prospective blinded randomized control trial in a rat model.
International journal of impotence research. 33(1):118-121 [DOI] 10.1038/s41443-020-00351-1. [PMID] 32862193.
2020
Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Gleason Grading of Prostate Cancer From Biopsy Specimens.
JAMA oncology. 6(9):1372-1380 [DOI] 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2485. [PMID] 32701148.
2020
Thrombocytopenia with multiple splenic lesions – histiocytic sarcoma of the spleen without splenomegaly: A case report.
World journal of clinical oncology. 11(3):162-168 [DOI] 10.5306/wjco.v11.i3.162. [PMID] 32257847.
2019
NUT (Nuclear Protein in Testis) Carcinoma: A Report of Two Cases With Different Histopathologic Features.
International journal of surgical pathology. 27(2):225-229 [DOI] 10.1177/1066896918796606. [PMID] 30149737.
2018
NK cell enteropathy: a case report with 10 years of indolent clinical behaviour.
Histopathology. 73(2):345-350 [DOI] 10.1111/his.13502. [PMID] 29474745.
2017
Response.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 109(1) [PMID] 27671685.
2016
Fiber-Optic Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy of Small Renal Masses: Toward Real-Time Optical Diagnostic Biopsy.
The Journal of urology. 195(2):486-92 [DOI] 10.1016/j.juro.2015.07.115. [PMID] 26321408.
2016
Low Grade Lymphoma Mimicking Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: When Do We Need Further Histologic Staging?
Case reports in oncological medicine. 2016 [PMID] 27994899.
2015
Clinical and radiographic response with combined BRAF-targeted therapy in stage 4 ameloblastoma.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 107(1) [DOI] 10.1093/jnci/dju378. [PMID] 25475564.
2014
Clinical pharmacogenetics implementation: approaches, successes, and challenges.
American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics. 166C(1):56-67 [DOI] 10.1002/ajmg.c.31390. [PMID] 24616371.
2014
Primary Pulmonary Synovial Sarcoma during Pregnancy: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma.
Case reports in oncology. 7(1):139-43 [DOI] 10.1159/000360522. [PMID] 24707262.
2014
Synoptic Report Generators for Hematopathology: Development of a System Embedded Within the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (Aplis) That Integrates Morphology, Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Laboratory Investigation. 94(1):394A-395A
2014
Synoptic Report Generators for Hematopathology: Development of a System Embedded Within the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (Aplis)That Integrates Morphology, Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Modern Pathology. 27(2):394A-395A
2014
Synoptic Report Generators for Hematopathology: Development of a System Embedded Within the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (Aplis)That Integrates Morphology, Flow Cytometry, Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Modern Pathology. 27(2):394A-395A
2014
Synoptic Report Generators for Transplantation Pathology: Development of a System Embedded Within the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (Aplis)
Laboratory Investigation. 94(1)
2013
Synoptic Report Generators for Molecular and Ancillary Test Reporting in Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (Aplis)
Modern Pathology. 26
2013
Trifecta nerve complex: potential anatomical basis for microsurgical denervation of the spermatic cord for chronic orchialgia.
The Journal of urology. 190(1):265-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.juro.2013.01.045. [PMID] 23353047.
2012
A46, a benzothiophene-derived compound, suppresses Jak2-mediated pathologic cell growth.
Experimental hematology. 40(1):22-34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.exphem.2011.10.003. [PMID] 22019628.
2012
IgG4 Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Kidney.
Case reports in urology. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/919087. [PMID] 23094189.
2012
Intense Micropthalmia Transcription Factor (Mitf) Expression Is a Marker of Mastocytosis
Modern Pathology. 25
2012
Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia in a 16-year-old with Noonan syndrome: case report.
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology. 34(7):569-72 [PMID] 22510777.
2012
Locally destructive skull base lesion: IgG4-related sclerosing disease.
Allergy & rhinology (Providence, R.I.). 3(1):e41-5 [DOI] 10.2500/ar.2012.3.0026. [PMID] 22852129.
2012
The Role of KRAS Mutational Analysis to Determine the Site of Origin of Metastatic Carcinoma to the Lung: A Case Report.
Case reports in pathology. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/425967. [PMID] 23119210.
2011
Primary renal carcinoid tumors: clinicopathologic features of 9 cases with emphasis on novel immunohistochemical findings.
Human pathology. 42(10):1554-61 [DOI] 10.1016/j.humpath.2010.12.019. [PMID] 21496872.
2011
RNA-binding protein LIN28 is a marker for primary extragonadal germ cell tumors: an immunohistochemical study of 131 cases.
Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc. 24(2):288-96 [DOI] 10.1038/modpathol.2010.195. [PMID] 21057460.
2011
RNA-binding protein LIN28 is a marker for testicular germ cell tumors.
Human pathology. 42(5):710-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.humpath.2010.09.007. [PMID] 21288558.
2011
RNA-binding protein LIN28 is a sensitive marker of ovarian primitive germ cell tumours.
Histopathology. 59(3):452-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2011.03949.x. [PMID] 22034885.
2011
Web-based synoptic reporting for cancer checklists.
Journal of pathology informatics. 2 [DOI] 10.4103/2153-3539.78039. [PMID] 21572504.
2011
Xp11.2 translocation renal carcinoma with placental metastasis: a case report.
International journal of surgical pathology. 19(1):80-3 [DOI] 10.1177/1066896908331231. [PMID] 19164407.
2010
Anatomic Basis for Denervation of the Spermatic Cord for Chronic Orchialgia: Trifecta of Pain.
Fertility and Sterility. 94:S129-S130
2010
Diagnostic utility of novel stem cell markers SALL4, OCT4, NANOG, SOX2, UTF1, and TCL1 in primary mediastinal germ cell tumors.
The American journal of surgical pathology. 34(5):697-706 [DOI] 10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181db84aa. [PMID] 20410807.
2010
Endobronchial schwannoma presenting with bronchial obstruction.
Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 10(1):133-4 [DOI] 10.1510/icvts.2009.215103. [PMID] 19846445.
2010
Expression of pluripotent stem cell reprogramming factors by prostate tumor initiating cells.
The Journal of urology. 183(5):2045-53 [DOI] 10.1016/j.juro.2009.12.092. [PMID] 20303530.
2010
Expression of UTF1 in primary and metastatic testicular germ cell tumors.
American journal of clinical pathology. 134(4):604-12 [DOI] 10.1309/AJCPB44HBKINJNYU. [PMID] 20855642.
2010
Smoothelin immunohistochemistry is a useful adjunct for assessing muscularis propria invasion in bladder carcinoma.
Histopathology. 56(7):951-6 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2010.03575.x. [PMID] 20636795.
2010
Splenogonadal fusion.
The Journal of urology. 184(1):332-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.juro.2010.04.013. [PMID] 20488470.
2010
Structure-function correlation of G6, a novel small molecule inhibitor of Jak2: indispensability of the stilbenoid core.
The Journal of biological chemistry. 285(41):31399-407 [DOI] 10.1074/jbc.M110.168211. [PMID] 20667821.
2010
TCL1 is a diagnostic marker for intratubular germ cell neoplasia and classic seminoma.
Histopathology. 57(1):152-7 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2010.03583.x. [PMID] 20553335.
2010
The Utility of C4D, C9, and Troponin T Immunohistochemistry in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. 134:256-263
2010
The utility of C4d, C9, and troponin T immunohistochemistry in acute myocardial infarction.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 134(2):256-63 [PMID] 20121615.
2009
Diagnostic utility of SALL4 in extragonadal yolk sac tumors: an immunohistochemical study of 59 cases with comparison to placental-like alkaline phosphatase, alpha-fetoprotein, and glypican-3.
The American journal of surgical pathology. 33(10):1529-39 [DOI] 10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181ad25d5. [PMID] 19574883.
2009
Diagnostic utility of SALL4 in primary germ cell tumors of the central nervous system: a study of 77 cases.
Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc. 22(12):1628-36 [DOI] 10.1038/modpathol.2009.148. [PMID] 19820689.
2009
Embolization of hydrophilic catheter coating to the lungs: report of a case mimicking granulomatous vasculitis.
American journal of clinical pathology. 132(5):794-7 [DOI] 10.1309/AJCPH2PGCCPA0ZJF. [PMID] 19846823.
2009
Expression of Galectin-3 in Primary and Metastatic Melanomas
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 36
2009
Metastatic epithelioid trophoblastic tumor in a male patient with mixed germ-cell tumor of the testis.
The American journal of surgical pathology. 33(12):1902-5 [DOI] 10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181c03792. [PMID] 19898219.
2009
Nucleophosmin (Npm) Expression in Melanoma
Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. 36
2009
Persistent exposure to Mycoplasma induces malignant transformation of human prostate cells.
PloS one. 4(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0006872. [PMID] 19721714.
2009
Rituximab-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases. 78(2):225-9 [DOI] 10.1159/000163069. [PMID] 18843175.
2009
SALL4 is a novel diagnostic marker for testicular germ cell tumors.
The American journal of surgical pathology. 33(7):1065-77 [DOI] 10.1097/PAS.0b013e3181a13eef. [PMID] 19390421.
2009
SALL4 is a novel sensitive and specific marker for metastatic germ cell tumors, with particular utility in detection of metastatic yolk sac tumors.
Cancer. 115(12):2640-51 [DOI] 10.1002/cncr.24308. [PMID] 19365862.
2009
SALL4 is a novel sensitive and specific marker of ovarian primitive germ cell tumors and is particularly useful in distinguishing yolk sac tumor from clear cell carcinoma.
The American journal of surgical pathology. 33(6):894-904 [DOI] 10.1097/PAS.0b013e318198177d. [PMID] 19295406.
2009
Smoothelin Expression Is a Useful Adjunct for Assessing Muscularis Propria Invasion in Bladder Cancer
Modern Pathology. 89
2008
Autoimmune pancreatitis and concurrent small lymphocytic lymphoma: not just a coincidence?
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 12(9):1566-70 [DOI] 10.1007/s11605-008-0543-6. [PMID] 18506547.
2008
Draq5-Based, No-Lyse, No-Wash Bone Marrow Aspirate Evaluation By Flow Cytometry
American Journal of Clinical Pathology. 129:706-713 [DOI] 10.1309/D2M607BYHWAM1FYQ.
2008
DRAQ5-based, no-lyse, no-wash bone marrow aspirate evaluation by flow cytometry.
American journal of clinical pathology. 129(5):706-13 [DOI] 10.1309/D2M6Q7BYHWAM1FYQ. [PMID] 18426729.
2008
E-Cadherin Immunohistochemical Stain Is a Useful Specific Marker of Early Erythroid Elements in Bone Marrow Core Biopsies and Has Utility in Mds and Erythroleukemia
Modern Pathology. 88
2008
Is Cd13 Expression a Marker of Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma?
Modern Pathology. 88
2008
Is Myeloid Antigen Expression a Marker of Alk Plus Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphomas (Alcl)?
Modern Pathology. 88
2008
The expression of myeloid antigens CD13 and/or CD33 is a marker of ALK+ anaplastic large cell lymphomas.
American journal of clinical pathology. 130(4):628-34 [DOI] 10.1309/PLN1NA4QB2PC1CMQ. [PMID] 18794057.
2008
Z3, a novel Jak2 tyrosine kinase small-molecule inhibitor that suppresses Jak2-mediated pathologic cell growth.
Molecular cancer therapeutics. 7(8):2308-18 [DOI] 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-08-0279. [PMID] 18723478.
2007
Anchors away.
The New England journal of medicine. 356(18):1892-3; author reply 1892 [PMID] 17479483.
2007
Myelodysplastic syndrome associated with chronic valproic acid therapy: a case report and review of the literature.
Hematology (Amsterdam, Netherlands). 12(6):493-6 [PMID] 17852444.
2005
Anaplastic signet ring cell carcinoma arising in gastrocystoplasty.
Urology. 65(6) [PMID] 15922432.
2003
Correlation of minute (0.5 MM or less) focus of prostate adenocarcinoma on needle biopsy with radical prostatectomy specimen: role of prostate specific antigen density.
The Journal of urology. 170(2 Pt 1):370-2 [PMID] 12853777.
2001
Barriers to help seeking in people with urinary symptoms.
Family practice. 18(1):48-52 [PMID] 11145628.
2001
Pathology forum: quiz case 1. Early medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), familial type, arising in a background of C-cell hyperplasia.
Archives of otolaryngology–head & neck surgery. 127(5):594, 596-7 [PMID] 11346440.

Grants

Sep 2014 – Aug 2016
Visualizing the cardiac conduction network using MR microscopy and diffusion
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI

Education

Fellowship – Hematopathology
2003 · The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency – Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
2002 · The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Medical Degree
1998 · University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin
Post-Sophomore Fellowship – Pathology
1996 · University of Wisconsin Medical School
BS with Honors – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1993 · University of Wisconsin-Madison

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 265-9900
Emails:
Business:
rallan@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100275
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
PO Box 100275
GAINESVILLE FL 32610