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Alaa Afify, MD


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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Alaa Afify is a pathologist based in Sacramento, California. He has an extensive medical experience of 36 years. Dr. Afify graduated from the University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine. He did his internship at the Woodhull Medical Mental Health Center. Then, he completed a residency at the Brown University, a fellowship at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and another fellowship at the Washington University. Dr. Alaa Afify is a board-certified specialist in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology. He has been an active researcher during his career and some of the topics he discussed in his studies are pulmonary vein cryoballoon ablation and bronchial injury, small cell mesothelioma, CD44v6 expression in the colon. Dr. Afify is currently affiliated with the University of California, Davis in Sacramento.

  • Education & Training


    University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine

    Medical School


    Woodhull Medical Mental Health Center



    Brown University



    Roswell Park Cancer Institute



    Washington University


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Pathology - Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology

    American Board of Pathology-Cytopathology

  • Hospital & Practice

    University Of California, Davis

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (916) 703-5398

    4860 Y St Ste 3100

    Sacramento, California 95817

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Alaa Afify has contributed to 3 publications.

    Impact of Pulmonary Vein Cryoballoon Ablation on Bronchial Injury.

    Aryana, A.,Bowers, M. R.,Hayatdavoudi, S.,Zhang, Y.,Afify, A.,D'Avila, A.,O'Neill, P.; J. Cardiovasc. Electrophysiol.. 1900 Jan 01.

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    Small cell mesothelioma: A rare entity and diagnostic pitfall mimicking small cell lung carcinoma on fine-needle aspiration.

    Zhang, Y.,Afify, A.,Gandour-Edwards, R. F.,Bishop, J. W.,Huang, E. C.; Diagn. Cytopathol.. 1900 Jan 01.

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    The expression of CD44v6 in colon: from normal to malignant.

    Afify, A.,Durbin-Johnson, B.,Virdi, A.,Jess, H.; Ann Diagn Pathol. 2015 Dec 02.

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