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Robert  Stapp

Robert Stapp, DO

Specialty: Pathology

Program: Pathology

Language(s): English

  • Overview

    Dr. Stapp earned a DO degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, where he also served as Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship in Pathology Informatics, also at Henry Ford Hospital. Prior to joining Moffitt, Dr. Stapp was the Director of Clinical Informatics and Assistant Professor of Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Stapp’s clinical interests include pathology informatics, digital imaging for pathology clinical practice, and anatomic and clinical laboratory information systems. His research interests include applications of whole-slide imaging and machine-learning image analysis techniques in pathology.

    Education & Training


    • Henry Ford Hospital - Pathology Informatics


    • Henry Ford Hospital - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

    Medical School:

    • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences - DO
  • Publications

    • Curry J, Alnemri A, Philips R, Fiorella M, Sussman S, Stapp R, Solomides C, Harshyne L, South A, Luginbuhl A, Tuluc M, Martinez-Outschoorn U, Argiris A, Linnenbach A, Johnson J. CD8+ and FoxP3+ T-Cell Cellular Density and Spatial Distribution After Programmed Death-Ligand 1 Check Point Inhibition. Laryngoscope. 2023 Aug.133(8):1875-1884. Pubmedid: 36125263.
    • Russ DH, Barta JA, Evans NR, Stapp RT, Kane GC. Volume Doubling Time of Pulmonary Carcinoid Tumors Measured by Computed Tomography. Clin Lung Cancer. 2022 Nov.23(7):e453-e459. Pubmedid: 35922364.
    • Luo R, Chong W, Wei Q, Zhang Z, Wang C, Ye Z, Abu-Khalaf MM, Silver DP, Stapp RT, Jiang W, Myers RE, Li B, Cristofanilli M, Yang H. Whole-exome sequencing identifies somatic mutations and intratumor heterogeneity in inflammatory breast cancer. NPJ Breast Cancer. 2021 Jun.7(1):72. Pubmedid: 34075047. Pmcid: PMC8169683.
    • Amin D, Richa T, Mollaee M, Zhan T, Tassone P, Johnson J, Luginbuhl A, Cognetti D, Martinez-Outschoorn U, Stapp R, Solomides C, Rodeck U, Curry J. Metformin Effects on FOXP3+ and CD8+ T Cell Infiltrates of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2020 Sep.130(9):E490-E498. Pubmedid: 31593308.
    • Merlino DJ, Johnson JM, Tuluc M, Gargano S, Stapp R, Harshyne L, Leiby BE, Flanders A, Zinner R, Axelrod R, Curry J, Cognetti DM, Mannion K, Kim YJ, Rodeck U, Argiris A, Luginbuhl AJ. Discordant Responses Between Primary Head and Neck Tumors and Nodal Metastases Treated With Neoadjuvant Nivolumab: Correlation of Radiographic and Pathologic Treatment Effect. Front Oncol. 2020.10:566315. Pubmedid: 33344227. Pmcid: PMC7738605.
    • Nam K, Stapp R, Liu JB, Stanczak M, Forsberg F, O'Kane PL, Lin Z, Zhu Z, Li J, Solomides CC, Eisenbrey JR, Lyshchik A. Performance of Molecular Lymphosonography for Detection and Quantification of Metastatic Involvement in Sentinel Lymph Nodes. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Aug.38(8):2103-2110. Pubmedid: 30589454. Pmcid: PMC6597332.
    • Bibbo M, Wang ZX, Jones K, Solomides C, Draganova-Tacheva R, Stapp R. Review of Cytology Practice at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital before and after High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Testing. Acta Cytol. 2017 Jan.60(6):534-539. Pubmedid: 27245463.
    • Al-Khudari S, Sharma S, Young W, Stapp R, Ghanem TA. Osteocutaneous radial forearm reconstruction of large partial cricotracheal defects. Head Neck. 2013 Aug.35(8):E254-E257. Pubmedid: 22987789.
    • Stark A, Stapp R, Raghunathan A, Yan X, Kirchner HL, Griggs J, Newman L, Chitale D, Dick A. Disease-free probability after the first primary ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a comparison between African-American and White-American women. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Jan.131(2):561-570. Pubmedid: 21874310. Pmcid: PMC4369400.
    • Lehman NL, O'Donnell JP, Whiteley LJ, Stapp RT, Lehman TD, Roszka KM, Schultz LR, Williams CJ, Mikkelsen T, Brown SL, Ecsedy JA, Poisson LM. Aurora A is differentially expressed in gliomas, is associated with patient survival in glioblastoma and is a potential chemotherapeutic target in gliomas. Cell Cycle. 2012 Feb.11(3):489-502. Pubmedid: 22274399. Pmcid: PMC3315093.
    • Moreira RK, Lee H, Stapp R, Ormsby A, Shah V. Immunohistochemical staining of inflammatory cells in liver biopsy specimens of patients with autoimmune hepatitis, primary biliary cirrhosis, and overlap syndromes. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010 Nov.134(5):852-853. Pubmedid: 20959674.
    • Lee H, Stapp RT, Ormsby AH, Shah VV. The usefulness of IgG and IgM immunostaining of periportal inflammatory cells (plasma cells and lymphocytes) for the distinction of autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis and their staining pattern in autoimmune hepatitis-primary biliary cirrh. Am J Clin Pathol. 2010 Mar.133(3):430-437. Pubmedid: 20154281.
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