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Campus Address NP 3541 Zip 0733
Phone 205-975-8324
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Undergraduate  Stanford Univ.    1975  BS 
Medical School  Washington Univ.    1979  MD 

American Board of Pathology-Anatomic Pathology  1984 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pathology   Anatomic Pathology Associate Professor

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Molecular and Cellular Pathology Program 

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Winokur attended medical school and finished his residency in Anatomic Pathology at Washington University in St. Louis. He has held positions in Anatomic Pathology at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia and as a senior staff fellow in the Laboratory of Chemoprevention at the National Cancer Institute. He moved to UAB in 1993. He attends on the general surgical pathology service and has a special interest in cardiac pathology. He also serves as the division quality assurance coordinator and is the Division Informatics Coordinator.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Society of Investigative Pathology     
College of American Pathology  Member Surgical Pathology Committee   
Society for Cardiovascular Pathology     
United States/Canadian Academy of Pathology     

Research/Clinical Interest
Dr. Winokur has research interests in several areas. He is interested in molecular diagnostics. He also maintains an interest in growth factors and extracellular matrix. Finally, he continues a research interest in telepathology technologies.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Shi Wei, S, Pan, S, Siegal, GP, Winokur, TS, Carroll, AJ, Jhala, D. Cytologic, histologic, electron microscopic and cytogenetic analysis of a recurrent pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor of soft parts.
Human Pathology 2012 Jan; 43(1):121-6. 
Adams AL, Chhieng DC, Bell WC, Winokur T, Hameed O. Histologic grading of invasive lobular carcinoma: does use of a 2-tiered nuclear grading system improve interobserver variability?
Ann Diagn Pathol. 2009 Aug;13(4):223-5
Cerfolio RJ, Bryant AS, Talati AA, Eloubeidi MA, Cerfolio RM, Winokur TS. Change in maximum standardized uptake value on repeat positron emission tomography after chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer identifies complete responders.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Mar;137(3):605-9.
Knight CS, Cerfolio RJ, Winokur TS.
Angiomyolipoma of the anterior mediastinum.
Ann Diagn Pathol. 2008 Aug;12(4):293-5 
Hameed O, Adams AL, Baker AC, Balmer NE, Bell WC, Burford HN, Chhieng DC, Jhala NC, Klein MJ, Winokur T.
Using a higher cutoff for the percentage of HER2+ cells decreases interobserver variability in the interpretation of HER2 immunohistochemical analysis.
Am J Clin Pathol. 2008 Sep;130(3):425-7. 
Holman, WL, Diethelm, L, Lazenby, AJ, Winokur, TS, Lyerly, RT, Cerfolio, RJ. Surgical management of a giant thoracic angiomyolipoma. Ann. Thor. Surg. 2007 83 2201-03.

Kim B, Chhieng DC, Crowe DR, Jhala D, Jhala N, Winokur T, Eloubeidi MA, Eltoum IE. Dynamic telecytopathology of on site rapid cytology diagnoses for pancreatic carcinoma. Cytojournal. 2006 11 3-27   
Mehmood F, Nanda NC, Vengala S, Winokur TS, Dod HS, Frans E, Patel V, Bodiwala K, Upendram S, Kirklin JK, McGiffin DC, Pacifico AD. Live three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of left atrial tumors.
Echocardiography. 2005 Feb;22(2):137-43.
Winokur, T. Molecular markers in breast cancer: current practice and future possibilities.
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2005;563:35-41
Robert James Cerfolio, MD, FACS, Ayesha S. Bryant, MSPH, Thomas S.
Winokur, MD, Buddhiwardhan Ojha, MD, and Alfred A. Bartolucci, PhD. Repeat FDG-PET after Neoadjuvant Therapy is a Predictor of Pathologic: Response in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Ann Thor Surg 2004 78 1903-9.
Book Chapter
Winokur, T.S. and Siegal, GP. Tumor like lesions and neoplasms of joints and related structures. in Arthritis and Allied Conditions. ,Koopman WJ and Moreland, LW eds 15th edition Chapter 105 2005 
Folsom, GJ, Lee, DH, Lopez-Ben R, Winokur, T, Jaffe, KA. Hand mass in a 15 year old boy Int. J. Orthopedics Clin Ortho Rel Res, 2003 412 269-275   
Dod. HS, Nanda, NC, Pacifico, AD, Winokur, TS, Baweja, B, Ravi, BS, Htay, T, Fadel, A, Agarwal, G , Upendram, SK. Definitive diagnosis of Aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma by three- dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Am J of Geriatric Cardiol. 2003 12 60-62.   
Davies, JL, Winokur, TS, Holman, WL.: Mechanical circulatory support for myocarditis: How much recovery should occur prior to device removal? J Heart Lung Transpl. 2002 Nov.:21(11):1246-9   
Young GD, Winokur TS, Cerfolio RJ, Van Tine BA, Chow LT, Okoh V, Garver RI Jr. Differential expression and biodistribution of cytokeratin 18 and desmoplakins in non-small cell lung carcinoma subtypes.
Lung Cancer. 2002 May;36(2):133-41 

cardiovascular system, growth factors, molecular diagnostics, oncology, pathology, surgical pathology