Kathryn Foucar, M.D.

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Distinguished Professor Emerita

Email: kfoucar@salud.unm.edu

Contact Information:

Kathryn Foucar, M.D.
Academic: Dept of Pathology UNMHSC
Mailing address:
TriCore Reference Laboratory
1001 Woodward Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 938-8456
FAX: 505-938-8414


Hematopathology: All aspects including morphology and specialized studies of bone marrow, lymph node, and extranodal sites.

Education and Certification Information

University of Minnesota (Jul 1979)
Specialty in Surgical Pathology

University of Minnesota (Jul 1978)
Specialty in Pathology

UNM School of Medicine (Jul 1976)
Specialty in Pathology

Medical School:
Ohio State University, College of Medicine (Jul 1974)

Board Certifications:
Am Bd Pathology (Sub: Anatomical) : (May 1978)

Pathology, Anatomical
Pathology, Clinical

Selected Publications:

  • Lynch DT, Foucar K. Discrete vacuoles in lymphocytes as a subtle clue to mantle cell lymphoma. Blood. 2016 Jun 23;127(25):3292. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-03-706101. No abstract available. PMID:28092871

  • Steensma DP, Abedi M, Bejar R, Cogle CR, Foucar K, Garcia-Manero G, George TI, Grinblatt D, Komrokji R, Ma X, Maciejewski J, Pollyea DA, Savona MR, Scott B, Sekeres MA, Thompson MA, Swern AS, Nifenecker M, Sugrue MM, Erba H. Connect MDS/AML: design of the myelodysplastic syndromes and acute myeloid leukemia disease registry, a prospective observational cohort study. BMC Cancer. 2016 Aug 19;16:652. doi: 10.1186/s12885-016-2710-6. PMID:27538433

  • Wang SA, Tam W, Tsai AG, Arber DA, Hasserjian RP, Geyer JT, George TI, Czuchlewski DR, Foucar K, Rogers HJ, Hsi ED, Bryan Rea B, Bagg A, Dal Cin P, Zhao C, Kelley TW, Verstovsek S, Bueso-Ramos C, Orazi A. Targeted next-generation sequencing identifies a subset of idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome with features similar to chronic eosinophilic leukemia, not otherwise specified. Mod Pathol. 2016 Aug;29(8):854-64. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2016.75. PMID:27174585

  • Lynch D, Foucar K. The Hematologist ASH publication, Vol. 13, Issue 4, Page 4, 2016.

  • Zhang QY, Chabot-Richards D, Evans M, Spengel K, Andrews J, Kang H, Foucar K. A retrospective study to assess the relative value of peripheral blood, bone marrow aspirate and biopsy morphology, immunohistochemical stains, and flow cytometric analysis in the diagnosis of chronic B cell lymphoproliferative neoplasms. Int J Lab Hematol. 2015 Jun;37(3):390-402.

  • Hunt KE, Salama ME, Sever C, Foucar K. Bone Marrow Examination for Unexplained Cytopenias Reveals Non-Specific Findings in Patients with Collagen Vascular Disease. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2013 July;137:948-54

  • Bieliauskas S, Tubbs R, Bacon C, Eshoa C, Foucar K, Gibson S, Kroft S, Sohani A, Swerdlow S, Cook J. Gamma Heavy Chain Disease: Defining the Spectrum of Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorders through Analysis of 13 Cases. Submitted to Am J Surg Pathol . 2012 Apr;36(4):534-43.

  • Czuchlewski DR, Brackney M, Ewers C, Manna J, Fekrazad H, Martinez A, Foucar K, et al. Clinicopathologic Features of Agranulocytosis in the Setting of Levamisole-Tainted Cocaine. Am J Clin Pathol 2010; 133:446-472.

  • Zhang QY, Foucar K. Bone Marrow involvement by Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas. Hematol/Onc Cl of N Am 2009;23:873-902.


  • Foucar K, Peterson L, McKenna R, Kroft S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) Fascicle: Atlas of Tumor Pathology, Tumors of the Bone Marrow, Fourth Series, ARP Press, Washington, DC: 201

  • Orazi A, Foucar K, Knowles DM, and Weiss LM (eds): Knowles Neoplastic Hematopathology, Third Edition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2014.

  • Foucar K, Czuchlewski D, Karner (Hunt) K, Reichard K, Vasef M, Wilson C, Zhang Q-Y. Diagnostic Pathology: Blood and Bone Marrow, 1st ed. Amirsys, Salt Lake City, 2012; 2nd Edition, 2018.

  • Foucar K, Richard K, Czuchlewski D. Bone Marrow Pathology: ASCP Integrative Hematopathology Series 3. ASCP Press, Chicago 2011; 4th Edition 2019 (In Press).

  • Foucar K, Viswanatha DS, Wilson CS: Atlas of Nontumor Pathology: Non-Neoplastic Disorders in Bone Marrow. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC 2008.

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