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Rebecca D. Chernock, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Specialty Areas

Pathology
Head and Neck Pathology

Board Certifications

Anatomical and Clinical Pathology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Head and neck pathology, surgical pathology and thyroid pathology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship, Surgical Pathology: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 2004
Chief Resident, Anatomic Pathology: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2008
Bachelor of Arts, Human Biology: Health and Disease: Brown University, Providence, RI 1999
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Proceedings of the NASHNP Companion Meeting, March 18th, 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Salivary Neuroendocrine Carcinoma-An Overview of a Rare Disease with an Emphasis on Determining Tumor Origin.
Chernock RD, Duncavage EJ
Head Neck Pathol. 2018 Mar; 12(1)13-21. doi: 10.1007/s12105-018-0896-4.

PMID:
    29556963
    [PubMed - in process]
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Salivary Duct Carcinoma and Invasive Ductal Carcinoma of the Breast: A Comparative Immunohistochemical Study.
Jalaly JB, Sanati S, Chernock RD, Dibe DG, El-Mofty SK
Head Neck Pathol. 2018 Jan 4; doi: 10.1007/s12105-017-0882-2.

PMID:
    29302899
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Human Papillomavirus Testing in Head and Neck Carcinomas: Guideline From the College of American Pathologists.
Lewis JS Jr, Beadle B, Bishop JA, Chernock RD, Colasacco C, Lacchetti C, Moncur JT, Rocco JW, Schwartz MR, Seethala RR, Thomas NE, Westra WH, Faquin WC
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2018 May; 142(5)559-597. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2017-0286-CP.

PMID:
    29251996
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic accuracy of fungal identification in histopathology and cytopathology specimens.
Kung VL, Chernock RD, Burnham CD
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jan; 37(1)157-165. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3116-3.

PMID:
    29027030
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multiple Myeloma Presenting as Massive Amyloid Deposition in a Parathyroid Gland Associated with Amyloid Goiter: A Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Mimic on Intra-operative Frozen Section.
Hill K, Diaz J, Hagemann IS, Chernock RD
Head Neck Pathol. 2017 Sep 6; doi: 10.1007/s12105-017-0853-7.

PMID:
    28879586
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Mandibular Lytic Lesion in Familial Paraganglioma Syndrome Type I: A Clinical Conundrum.
Sinha P, Yuen SN, Chernock RD, Haughey BH
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2017 Aug; 126(8)615-618. doi: 10.1177/0003489417717502.

PMID:
    28670912
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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p16 expression in follicular dendritic cell sarcoma: a potential mimicker of human papillomavirus-related oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
Zhang L, Yang C, Lewis JS Jr, El-Mofty SK, Chernock RD
Hum Pathol. 2017 Aug; 6640-47. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.05.019.

PMID:
    28554574
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Squamous and Neuroendocrine Specific Immunohistochemical Markers in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Tissue Microarray Study.
Lewis JS Jr., Chernock RD, Bishop JA
Head Neck Pathol. 2018 Mar; 12(1)62-70. doi: 10.1007/s12105-017-0825-y.

PMID:
    28528398
    [PubMed - in process]
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Biomarker and Tumor Responses of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma to Trametinib: A Phase II Neoadjuvant Window-of-Opportunity Clinical Trial.
Uppaluri R, Winkler AE, Lin T, Law JH, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Diaz JA, Michel LP, Wildes T, Dunn GP, Zolkind P, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Adkins DR
Clin Cancer Res. 2017 May 1; 23(9)2186-2194. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-1469.

PMID:
    28151720
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Novel Cause of 'Black Thyroid': Intraoperative Use of Indocyanine Green.
Chernock RD, Jackson RS
Endocr Pathol. 2017 Sep; 28(3)244-246. doi: 10.1007/s12022-016-9458-z.

PMID:
    27797004
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nonkeratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract: An HPV-Related Entity.
Zhang L, Lewis JS Jr, El-Mofty SK, Gandhi M, Chernock RD
Head Neck Pathol. 2017 Jun; 11(2)152-161. doi: 10.1007/s12105-016-0749-y.

PMID:
    27492445
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Expression of CDX2 and Thyroid Transcription Factor-1 in Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinomas: A Potential Diagnostic Pitfall.
Chernock RD, Bibbey S, El-Mofty SK, Carpenter DH, Lewis JS Jr
Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2018 Apr; 26(4)268-273. doi: 10.1097/PAI.0000000000000414.

PMID:
    27389559
    [PubMed - in process]
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High E6 Gene Expression Predicts for Distant Metastasis and Poor Survival in Patients With HPV-Positive Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Khwaja SS, Baker C, Haynes W, Spencer CR, Gay H, Thorstad W, Adkins DR, Nussenbaum B, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Wang X
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Jul 15; 95(4)1132-41. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.03.001.

PMID:
    27209503
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Minithyrotomy with radiofrequency-induced thermotherapy for the treatment of adductor spasmodic dysphonia.
Desai SC, Park AM, Chernock RD, Paniello RC
Laryngoscope. 2016 Oct; 126(10)2325-9. doi: 10.1002/lary.25994.

PMID:
    27107402
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Histologic Typing in Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A 4-Year Prospective Practice Study With p16 and High-Risk HPV mRNA Testing Correlation.
Gondim DD, Haynes W, Wang X, Chernock RD, El-Mofty SK, Lewis JS Jr
Am J Surg Pathol. 2016 Aug; 40(8)1117-24. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000650.

PMID:
    27035614
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic Discrepancies in Mandatory Slide Review of Extradepartmental Head and Neck Cases: Experience at a Large Academic Center.
Mehrad M, Chernock RD, El-Mofty SK, Lewis JS Jr
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2015 Dec; 139(12)1539-45. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2014-0628-OA.

PMID:
    26619026
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Classification of Psammoma Bodies in the Revised College of American Pathologists Thyroid Cancer Protocol.
Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr
Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2015 Aug; 139(8)967. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2014-0483-LE.

PMID:
    26230586
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Molecular pathology of hereditary and sporadic medullary thyroid carcinomas.
Chernock RD, Hagemann IS
Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 Jun; 143(6)768-77. doi: 10.1309/AJCPHWACTTUYJ7DD.

PMID:
    25972318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Approach to metastatic carcinoma of unknown primary in the head and neck: squamous cell carcinoma and beyond.
Chernock RD, Lewis JS
Head Neck Pathol. 2015 Mar; 9(1)6-15. doi: 10.1007/s12105-015-0616-2.

PMID:
    25804376
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Low-grade papillary schneiderian carcinoma, a unique and deceptively bland malignant neoplasm: report of a case.
Lewis JS Jr, Chernock RD, Haynes W, El-Mofty SK
Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 May; 39(5)714-21. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000390.

PMID:
    25634744
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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