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M. Sherif Said, MD, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of Head & Neck Pathology


  • MB, BCh; Am-Shams University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt (1978)
  • PhD; Anatomy (Neuroscience) Medical College of Virginia, VCU at Richmond (1993)

Postdoctoral Education:

  • Pathology Residency; Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Medical Center (1999)
  • Cytopathology Fellowship; Jackson Memorial Hospital & University of Miami Medical Center (1998)
  • Head & Neck Surgical Pathology Fellowship; Presbyterian Hospital/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2000)

Research Activities:

  • Salivary gland tumors resear​ch, including genetic mutations acquisitions, prognostic factors and presentation with particular emphasis on adenoid cystic carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the Head and neck, identification of genetic markers and prognostic factors
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, identification of molecular targets for therapy​


Journal Articles in Pub Med ( 

Office Location:

 Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion

 Room 3014



 Office Phone:


(720) 848-4423

(303) 266-4206

Mailing Address:

 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

 12631 East 17th Avenue

 Mailstop F768

 Aurora, CO 80045​​