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Malik Deen, M.D.

Present Title:
Assistant Professor
07/04 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
One Robert Wood Johnson Place - MEB 212
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Clinical Expertise:
Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology

Research Expertise:
Stem cells in lung cancer

Undergraduate Education:

St. Peters College
Colombo, Sri Lanka
GCE ‘ A’ Level    
01/65-08/68                              

Graduate Education:
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ceylon
Colombo, Sri Lanka
M.B.B.S. (M.D.) 
09/68- 07/73                                     

Postgraduate Training:
General Hospital
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Internship
09/73-08/74     

General Hospital
Kegalle, Sri Lanka
Resident
09/74- 05/78

General Hospital
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Cardiology Fellow
06/78-08/79

Llwynpia Hospital
Wales, UK
Resident Internal Medicine
09/79-08/81

Brown University Program
Rhode Island, NY                          
Residency Anatomic Pathology
09/81- 06/84
Residency Clinical Pathology
07/84-06/85

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
Residency Clinical Program
07/85-06/86
Blood Banking Fellowship
07/86-04/88                                       

Academic Appointments:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ
Instructor
07/97-05/99
Physician Specialist
01/04-07/04
Assistant Professor
07/04 to Present

Hospital Appointments:

United Hospital Medical Center
Newark, NJ
Staff Pathologist, Director Blood Bank
03/94-03/97

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton
Hamilton, NJ
Vice Chairman Department of Pathology
07/97-05/99

East Orange General Hospital
East Orange, NJ
Chairman and Medical Director Laboratory
Department of Pathology and Laboratory
05/99-12/03

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Staff Pathologist
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
01/04- to Present                                

Bayshore Community Hospital
Holmdel, NJ
Staff Pathologist
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
01/04-02/11

Licensure:
State of New Jersey
Medical Laboratory Director

Certification:
1979 - University of Sri Lanka. M.D. Internal Medicine
1976 - MRCP PART  1 UK.                                                  

American Board of Pathology
1984 - Anatomic Pathology 
1987 - Clinical Pathology
1988 - Blood Banking
1988 - Cytopathology

Professional Organizations:

Fellow College of American Pathologists

Service on School Committees:
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Curriculum Development Committee
Continuing Education Committee

Service on UMDNJ Affiliated Hospital Committees:
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Performance Improvement Committee

Selected Publications:

  • Nagaratnam, N., Fernanado, D.J., Deen, M.F. Benign obstruction of axillary and subclavian veins due to
    filariasis. : Brit. J. SUR 1976; 63, 379-38
  • Nagaratnam, N., Talwatte, S.N., Deen, M.F., Fernanado, D.J., Kulasegram, V. Uncommon manifestations of myelomatosis and plasma cell leukemia. Ceyl. Med J 1977; 22, 167-171
  • Key, Smith C., Salaru, G., Joho, K., Deen, M.F. Unusual forms of immature sporulating coccidioides immitia diagnosed by fine needle aspiration biopsy.: a case report. Arch Pathol Lab Med. January 2006;
    Vol 130, 97-100
  • Engel, J.M., Molinari, A., Ostfeld, B., Deen,  M.F., and Croxatto, O. Actinic conjunitivits in children. Clinical
    features , relation to sun exposure, and proposed staging and treatment. JAAPOS 2009, 13, 161-165
  • Routine second-opinion cytopathology review of thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsies reduces diagnostic thyroidectomy surgery. 2010 Dec;148(6):1294-1301, Tomer Davidov, Stanley Z. Trooskin, Beth Ann Shanker, Dana Yip, Oliver Eng, Jessica Crystal, Jun Hu, Victoriya S. Chernyavsky, Malik F. Deen, Michael May, Renee L. Artymyshyn