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Anna-Karoline Israel, M.D.

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UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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About Me


English, German

Certified Specialties

Pathology - American Board of Pathology

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pathology - Anatomic, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 2021 - 2022

Residency, Pathology - Anatomic/Pathology - Clinical, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2017 - 2021


MD | Medical School, Friedrich Schiller University Of Jena (Germany). 2012


Best Resident Teacher. 2021

Scholar Society of '67. 2020

Best Oral Presentation, Third Place. 2019


Journal Articles

Challenging differential diagnoses in small biopsies from the sinonasal tract.

Israel AK, Cracolici V, Griffith CC

Seminars in diagnostic pathology.. 2023 September 40 (5):321-332. Epub 04/14/2023.

The Increasing Problem of Syphilis Manifesting as Head and Neck Cancer: A Case Series.

Culbert AA, Israel AK, Ku J, Silver NL

The Laryngoscope.. 2023 May 29 Epub 05/29/2023.

Fine needle aspiration biopsy of epithelioid-mesenchymal neoplasm with PTCH1-GLI1 fusion: A case report.

Shahabi A, Israel AK, Sullivan CB, McHugh KE

Diagnostic cytopathology.. 2022 August 50 (8):E223-E229. Epub 05/06/2022.

Histology segmentation using active learning on regions of interest in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.

Folmsbee J, Zhang L, Lu X, Rahman J, Gentry J, Conn B, Vered M, Roy P, Gupta R, Lin D, Samankan S, Dhorajiva P, Peter A, Wang M, Israel A, Brandwein-Weber M, Doyle S

Journal of pathology informatics.. 2022 13 :100146. Epub 09/27/2022.

ROC analysis of p16 expression in cell blocks of metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

Wilson BL, Israel AK, Ettel MG, Lott Limbach AA

Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology.. 2021 April 2 Epub 04/02/2021.

Thyroid sclerosing mucoepidermoid carcinoma with eosinophilia in conjunction with parotid basal cell adenoma: Cytologic, histologic, and molecular features.

Noor M, Russell DK, Israel AK, Lott Limbach A

Diagnostic cytopathology.. 2021 January 23 Epub 01/23/2021.

Long-term maintenance of acinar cells in human submandibular glands after radiation therapy.

Luitje ME, Israel AK, Cummings MA, Giampoli EJ, Allen PD, Newlands SD, Ovitt CE

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 2020 November 9 Epub 11/09/2020.

Reply to: Lipid Laden Macrophages Are Not Diagnostic of PAP Syndrome and Can Indicate Lung Injury.

Israel AK, McGraw MD, Agrawal T

American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.. 2020 July 16 Epub 07/16/2020.

A Unique Case of Secondary Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis Following E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI).

Israel AK, Velez MJ, Staicu SA, Ambrosini R, McGraw M, Agrawal T

American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.. 2020 May 11 Epub 05/11/2020.

The Utility of Thromboelastography to Guide Blood Product Transfusion.

Schmidt AE, Israel AK, Refaai MA

American journal of clinical pathology.. 2019 September 9152 (4):407-422. Epub 1900 01 01.

Primary Dedifferentiated Amelanotic Anorectal Melanoma: Report of a Rare Case.

Liao X, Dunn AL, Israel AK, Bell PD

International journal of surgical pathology.. 2019 June 24 :1066896919857148. Epub 06/24/2019.

Enhanced spectral analysis of blood flow during post-occlusive reactive hyperaemia test in different tissue depths.

Voss A, Seeck A, Israel AK, Bär KJ

Autonomic neuroscience : basic & clinical.. 2013 November 178 (1-2):15-23. Epub 04/26/2013.

Dynamic microvascular blood flow analysis during post-occlusive reactive hyperemia test in patients with schizophrenia.

Seeck A, Israel AK, Bär KJ, Voss A

Annals of biomedical engineering.. 2011 July 39 (7):1972-83. Epub 03/29/2011.

Peripheral endothelial dysfunction in patients suffering from acute schizophrenia: a potential marker for cardiovascular morbidity?

Israel AK, Seeck A, Boettger MK, Rachow T, Berger S, Voss A, Bär KJ

Schizophrenia research.. 2011 May 128 (1-3):44-50. Epub 03/03/2011.

Increased sensitivity to heat pain after sad mood induction in female patients with major depression

Terhaar J, Boettger MK, Schwier C, Wagner G, Israel AK, Bär KJ.

EUR J Pain. 2010; : 15(5):559-63.


Pathology Case Reports - Beyond the Pearls, 1st Edition (2020)

Authors: Bhanote M, Hicks DG, Israel AK.

Publisher: Elsevier 2020