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Dr David Poller MD FRCPath 

Consultant Pathologist & Reader in Pathology, University of Portsmouth

Treasurer & Membership Secretary, UK Endocrine Pathology Society www.ukeps.com

Member Thyroid Subgroup NCRI Head & Neck Cancer Clinical Studies Group

Member Royal College of Pathologists guideline groups for Thyroid Cytology & Tissue Pathways for Endocrine Pathology

 

Current Interests & Activity

Pathology & cytology of thyroid & endocrine cancer

Molecular biology of thyroid & endocrine cancer

Pathology of gastrointestinal cancer & Barrett's oesophagus

Use of computer imaging in pathology & cytology

Development of guidelines for endocrine pathology & cytology

Lead endocrine pathologist, Portsmouth Acute Hospitals

Lead endocrine pathologist, South Central Cancer Network

External case referrals & slide reviews undertaken by arrangement

 

 

 

Websites

PathLab.org - video & educational book reviews

NIFTP.org - dedicated to the diagnosis of NIFTP thyroid tumours

SlideAtlas.com - a virtual pathology slide atlas for Endocrine Pathology

 

Contact Information

NHS-Department of Pathology

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6 3LY, UK

 

Phone (44)(0)23 92286458 Fax (44)(0)23 92286493

 

Other- Department of Pathology

Spire Hospital, Portsmouth

Bartons Road

Havant, PO9 5NP, UK

 

Phone (44)(0)23 92456033 Fax (44)(0)23 92498597

 

e-mail mail@pathology.co.uk

 

Selected Recent Publications

 

Nikiforov YE et al. Nomenclature Revision for Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Paradigm Shift to Reduce Overtreatment of Indolent Tumors. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Apr 14. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.0386

 

Poller DN et al Thyroid FNA: New classifications and new interpretations. Cancer Cytopathol. 2016 Feb 23. doi: 10.1002/cncy.21703.

 

Poller DN et al. BRAF V600 co-testing in thyroid FNA cytology: short-term experience in a large cancer centre in the UK. J Clin Pathol. 2014 Aug;67(8):684-9. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2014-202348. Epub 2014 May 29.

 

Poller DN. New technology in thyroid fine-needle aspiration. J Clin Pathol. 2014 Jun;67(6):457. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2014-202284. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

 

Poller DN, Glaysher S. BRAF V600 co-testing is technically feasible in conventional thyroid fine needle aspiration (FNA) cytology smears and can reduce  the need for completion thyroidectomy. Cytopathology. 2014 Jun;25(3):155-9. doi: 10.1111/cyt.12109.

 

Breeze J et al. Rapid on-site assessment of specimens by biomedical scientists improves the quality of head and neck fine needle aspiration cytology. Cytopathology. 2014 Oct;25(5):316-21. doi: 10.1111/cyt.12106.

 

Poller DN, Kandaswamy P. A simplified economic approach to thyroid FNA cytology and surgical intervention in thyroid nodules. J Clin Pathol. 2013 Jul;66(7):583-8. doi:10.1136/jclinpath-2012-201339.

 

Bennett C et al. Consensus statements for management of Barrett's dysplasia andearly-stage esophageal adenocarcinoma, based on a Delphi process. Gastroenterology. 2012 Aug;143(2):336-46. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2012.04.032.

 

Kocjan G et al. The interobserver reproducibility of thyroid fine-needle aspiration using the UK Royal College of Pathologists' classification system. Am J Clin Pathol. 2011 Jun;135(6):852-9. doi: 10.1309/AJCPZ33MVMGZKEWU.