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John P. Veinot, M.D., F.R.C.P.C (Canada)
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Tel: 613-562-5422

Sheila Schnupp
Office and Residency Program Administrator (Anatomical)
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8342

Manon Levesque Undergraduate Program and Office Coordinator
451 Smyth road,
Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M5

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Kien Mai

Kien Mai

M.D. (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), F.R.C.P.C (Anatomical Pathology, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada).

Full Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Faculty of Medicine

The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus
Division of Anatomical Pathology.

Telephone: 613-737-8292 ext. 79033
Fax: 613-737-8853

Areas of Laboratory Medicine Expertise

  • Uropathology
  • Thyroid Pathology
  • Breast Pathology

Research Interests

  • Uropathology
  • Thyroid Pathology
  • Breast Pathology

Recent Publications

  • Nguyen BN, Edgecombe A, Gomes M, Soucy G, Marginean CE, Mai KT. Comparative immunohistochemical study of the stroma of serous and mucinous cystic neoplasms: possible histopathogenetic relationship of the 2 entities. Pancreas. 2011Jan;40(1):37-41.
  • Kendal WS, Mai KT. Histological subtypes of prostatic cancer: a comparative survival study. Can J Urol. 2010 Oct;17(5):5355-9.
  • Bradshaw SH, Kos Z, Nguyen BN, Robertson SJ, Belanger EC, Mai KT. Low-grade versus high-grade chromophobe renal cell carcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Apr;35(4):620; author reply 620-1
  • Mai KT, Ahmed I, Levac J, Nguyen BN. Fluorescent In-situ Hybridization Study of Non-papillary Oncocytic/Eosinophilic Renal Cell Carcinoma. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2010 Sep 7
  • Mai KT, Faraji H, Desantis D, Robertson SJ, Belanger EC, Levac J. Renal cell carcinoma with mixed features of papillary and clear cell cytomorphology: a fluorescent in situ hybridization study. Virchows Arch. 2010 Jan;456(1):77-84. .
  • Mai KT, Teo I, Robertson SJ, Marginean EC, Islam S, Yazdi HM. Immunostaining as a diagnostic aid in cytopathologic study of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma. Acta Cytol. 2009 Nov-Dec;53(6):611-8.
  • Faraji H, Nguyen BN, Mai KT. Renal epithelioid angiomyolipoma: a study of six cases and a meta-analytic study. Development of criteria for screening the entity with prognostic significance. Histopathology. 2009 Nov;55(5):525-34.
  • Mai KT, Nguyen B. Urothelial carcinoma and prostatic adenocarcinoma presenting as collision tumors. Can J Urol. 2009 Oct;16(5):4850-3.
  • Islam S, Roustan Delatour NL, Salahdeen SR, Mai KT, Senterman M, Mokhtar GA. Cytologic features of benign solitary pulmonary nodules with radiologic correlation and diagnostic pitfalls: a report of six cases. Acta Cytol. 2009 Mar-Apr;53(2):201-10. PubMed PMID: 19365977.
  • Mai KT, Teo I, Veinot JP, Senterman M, Nguyen B. Histopathogenesis of endometrium with asynchronous glands in dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Histopathology. 2009 Jul;55(1):126-30. PubMed PMID: 19614778.
  • Mai KT, Bicamumpaka C, Robertson SJ, Marginean CE, Belanger EC. Oncocytic renal cell carcinoma with immunohistochemical properties of renal oncocytoma. Pathol Res Pract. 2009;205(2):119-24. Epub 2008 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 18947937.
  • Mai KT, Stinson WA, Burns BF. Coronal serial sequential sampling of breast specimen in the assessment of the extent of ductal carcinoma in situ. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 Sep;133(9):1362
  • Mai KT, Ahmed I, Robertson SJ, Belanger EC, Veinot JP, Islam S.  Immunocytohistochemical study of urine cytological preparations from secondary prostatic adenocarcinoma involving the urinary bladder. Diagn Cytopathol. 2008 Oct;36(10):715-20.
  • Mai KT, Veinot JP.  Re: Central zone carcinoma of the prostate gland: a distinct tumor type with poor prognostic features: R. J. Cohen, B. A. Shannon, M. Phillips, R. E. Moorin, T. M. Wheeler and K. L. Garrett J Urol 2008; 179: 1762-1767. J Urol. 2008 Dec;180(6):2714.
  •  Mai KT, Belanger EC, Al-Maghrabi HM, Robertson S, Wang D, Margnean C.  Primary prostatic central zone adenocarcinoma. Pathol Res Pract. 2008;204(4):251-8. Epub 2008 Jan 4.
  • Delatour NL, Mai KT.  Positive Predictive Value of High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Initial Core Needle Biopsies of Prostate Adenocarcinoma-A Study with Complete Sampling of Hemi-Prostates with Corresponding Negative Biopsy Findings. Urology. 2008 Feb 14.
  • Mai KT, Kohler DM, Belanger EC, Robertson SJ, Wang D.  Sporadic clear cell renal cell carcinoma with diffuse cytokeratin 7 immunoreactivity. Pathology. 2008 Aug;40(5):481-6.
  • Mai KT, Kohler DM, Roustan Delatour NL, Veinot JP. Cytohistopathologic hybrid renal cell carcinoma with papillary and clear cell features. Pathol Res Pract. 2006 Oct 9.
  • Mai KT, Park PC, Yazdi HM, Saltel E, Erdogan S, Stinson WA, Cagiannos I, Morash C. Plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder report of seven new cases. Eur Urol. 2006 Nov;50(5):1111-4
  • Mai KT., Bruce F. Burns, William A. Stinson, Christopher Morash, The Three-Dimensional Structure Of Isolated And Small Foci Of Prostatic Adenocarcinoma The Morphological  Relationship Between Prostatic Adenocarcinoma And Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2007 Mar;15(1):50-5. PMID: 17536307
  • Mai KT, Park PC, Yazdi HM, Saltel E, Erdogan S, Stinson WA, Cagiannos I, Morash C. Plasmacytoid urothelial carcinoma of the urinary bladder report of seven new cases. Eur Urol. 2006 Nov;50(5):1111-4.
  • Mai KT, Elkeilani A, Veinot JP. Mixed epithelial and stromal tumour (MEST) of the kidney: report of 14 cases with male and PEComatous variants and proposed histopathogenesis. Pathology. 2007 Apr;39(2):235-40. PMID: 17454754
  • Mai KT, Belanger EC. Perivascular epithelioid cell tumour (PEComa) of the soft tissue. Pathology. 2006 Oct;38(5):415-20

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