Aleksandra Melnyk Sowder, M.D.

Instructor in Clinical
Faculty Appointments
Instructor in Clinical Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, ArkansasB.S., Psychology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Office Address
1161 21st Avenue South,
Medical Center North C3306B
Nashville, TN 37232
Clinical Research Keywords
soft tissue pathology, genito-urinary pathology, cytopathology
Sowder AM, Witt BL, Hunt JP. An Update on the Risk of Lymph Node Metastasis for the Follicular Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with the New Diagnostic Paradigm. Head Neck Pathol [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar; 12(1): 105-9. PMID: 28647794, PMCID: PMC5873489, PII: 10.1007/s12105-017-0835-9, DOI: 10.1007/s12105-017-0835-9, ISSN: 1936-0568.

Raheja A, Sowder A, Palmer C, Rodriguez FJ, Couldwell WT. Epstein-Barr virus-associated smooth muscle tumor of the cavernous sinus: a delayed complication of allogenic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation: case report. J. Neurosurg [print-electronic]. 2017 May; 126(5): 1479-83. PMID: 27341041, DOI: 10.3171/2016.4.JNS16290, ISSN: 1933-0693.

Cannon RB, Dundar Y, Thomas A, Monroe MM, Buchmann LO, Witt BL, Sowder AM, Hunt JP. Elective Neck Dissection for Head and Neck Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Skull Base Invasion. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg [print-electronic]. 2017 Apr; 156(4): 671-6. PMID: 28366108, DOI: 10.1177/0194599817691923, ISSN: 1097-6817.

Hanley T, Sowder AM, Palmer CA, Weiss RL. Teaching Laboratory Management Principles and Practices Through Mentorship and Graduated Responsibility: The Assistant Medical Directorship. Acad Pathol. 2016 Jan; 3: 2374289516678972. PMID: 28725781, PMCID: PMC5497864, PII: 10.1177_2374289516678972, DOI: 10.1177/2374289516678972, ISSN: 2374-2895.

Sowder AM, Yarbrough ML, Nerenz RD, Mitsios JV, Mortensen R, Gronowski AM, Grenache DG. Analytical performance evaluation of the i-STAT Total ß-human chorionic gonadotropin immunoassay. Clin. Chim. Acta [print-electronic]. 2015 Jun 6/15/2015; 446: 165-70. PMID: 25916696, PII: S0009-8981(15)00224-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2015.04.025, ISSN: 1873-3492.