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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​​