Anwer M Siddiqi

Anwer M Siddiqi, M.D., M.M.Sc.

Associate Professor; Program Director, Pathology Residency

Department: Pathology – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-4763
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About Anwer M Siddiqi

Dr. Anwer Siddiqi obtained his medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, and completed a masters in clinical immunology followed by pathology residency training at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He completed cytopathology fellowship training at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He is board-certified in anatomic pathology and cytopathology. In 2002, he joined the faculty of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine as assistant professor and rose to the rank of attending pathologist, associate professor and residency program director in the Department of Pathology by 2008. He also served as co-director of the M2 Pathology course. In December 2012, he joined the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville Department of Pathology as the residency program director. The campus has a fully ACGME-accredited residency program with no citations and a 100% board pass rate for the past five years.


Deans Research Grant for Faculty
2015-2016 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
MDT7530 Elect Top/Pathology

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology
    American Board of Pathology
  • Cytopathology
    American Board of Pathology
  • Cytopathology
    International Board of Cytopathology

Clinical Profile

  • Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Cytopathology

Research Profile

My research interests include GYN cytology and HPV testing; Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy and its surgical correlation in the diagnosis of head and neck tumors and breast cancers. I also work with a group at the University of Utah on pathophysiology and therapeutic aspects of Galactosemia

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Areas of Interest
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy
  • Gynecologic cytopathology
  • Hyperspectral imaging


Concomitant Gastric Malignancy and Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Cureus. 14(6) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.25607. [PMID] 35686196.
Toward realization of remote controlled telecytopathology—a validation study from a large academic medical center from the southeast United States
Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology. 11(5):320-327 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jasc.2022.04.003.
Uterine Sarcoma Presenting as Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure
Case Reports in Oncology. 15(2):586-592 [DOI] 10.1159/000524547. [PMID] 35813696.
Malignant Müllerian Adenocarcinoma Manifesting With Cardiac Tamponade and Pleural Effusion.
Cureus. 13(7) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.16233. [PMID] 34268062.
A Rare Case of Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma Masquerading as a Forehead Hematoma
Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine. 2020:1-5 [DOI] 10.1155/2020/8842936. [PMID] 33062352.
Is it metastatic melanoma or is it sarcoidosis? Non-caseating granulomas due to pembrolizumab.
BMJ case reports. 13(12) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-240701. [PMID] 33371005.
Malignant eosinophilic ascites due to metastatic urothelial carcinoma with peritoneal carcinomatosis.
BMJ case reports. 13(12) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2020-238530. [PMID] 33310833.
Prevalence of epithelial abnormalities and high-risk human papilloma virus in cervicovaginal Pap smears of population subgroups as a guide toward evidence-based best practice
Diagnostic Cytopathology. 47(7):648-652 [DOI] 10.1002/dc.24158.
Assessment of ataxia phenotype in a new mouse model of galactose-1 phosphate uridylyltransferase (GALT) deficiency.
Journal of inherited metabolic disease. 40(1):131-137 [DOI] 10.1007/s10545-016-9993-2. [PMID] 27783170.
Brace yourself: an unusual case of knee pain, an extradigital glomangioma of the knee.
Radiology case reports. 12(2):357-360 [DOI] 10.1016/j.radcr.2017.03.004. [PMID] 28491188.
Galactose-1 phosphate uridylyltransferase (GalT) gene: A novel positive regulator of the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in mouse fibroblasts.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications. 470(1):205-212 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bbrc.2016.01.036. [PMID] 26773505.
Atypical Endobronchial Carcinoid with Postobstructive Pneumonia Obscuring the Diagnosis of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis.
Case reports in rheumatology. 2015 [DOI] 10.1155/2015/513602. [PMID] 26347844.
Diagnostic value and accuracy of imprint cytology evaluation during image-guided core needle biopsies: Review of our experience at a large academic center.
Diagnostic cytopathology. 43(10):773-9 [DOI] 10.1002/dc.23300. [PMID] 26119885.
Subfertility and growth restriction in a new galactose-1 phosphate uridylyltransferase (GALT) – deficient mouse model.
European journal of human genetics : EJHG. 22(10):1172-9 [DOI] 10.1038/ejhg.2014.12. [PMID] 24549051.
Ductopapillary apocrine carcinoma of the eyelid metastatic to the parotid gland: report of a case diagnosed by fine-needle aspiration biopsy.
Diagnostic cytopathology. 37(2):91-5 [DOI] 10.1002/dc.20956. [PMID] 19021198.
Hybrid capture 2 human papillomavirus DNA testing for women with atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance Papanicolaou results in SurePath and ThinPrep specimens.
Cancer. 117(5):318-25 [DOI] 10.1002/cncy.20043. [PMID] 19693966.
Malignant seeding of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tract in patient with head and neck cancer.
The American journal of the medical sciences. 336(3):291-2 [DOI] 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31815b60ba. [PMID] 18794629.
Use of hyperspectral imaging to distinguish normal, precancerous, and cancerous cells.
Cancer. 114(1):13-21 [DOI] 10.1002/cncr.23286. [PMID] 18213691.
Solitary fibrous tumor of the lung: a case report with a study of the aspiration biopsy, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, and autopsy findings.
Diagnostic cytopathology. 35(4):239-44 [PMID] 17351947.
Fine needle aspiration biopsy of vertebral and paravertebral lesions: retrospective study of 124 cases.
Acta cytologica. 50(4):364-71 [PMID] 16900996.


Cytopathology Fellowship
2002 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency
1999 · Emory University
Master of Medical Science, Clinical Immunology
1986 · Emory University
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
1983 · Dow Medical College

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