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Jerzy W. Stanek, MD,PHD

Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center (Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical )
  • Residency: Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center (Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical )
  • Fellowship: Postgraduate Medical Center (Reproductive Endocrinology )
  • Residency: Jagiellonian University Hospital of Obstertrics and Gynecology (Obstertrics and Gynecology)
  • Doctorate: College of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Krakow
  • Internship: Jagiellonian University Hospital
  • Medical Degree: College of Medicine, Jagiellonian University, Krakow
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Research Interests

Pediatric (ABP certified), placental and perinatal pathology

Peer Reviewed Publications

Bernieh A, Hakar M, Stanek J. 2020. Lymphocytic colitis with apoptosis: A marker of mutations in T-cell mediated immunity Pediatr Dev Pathol, 2020 September 21 ,

Kim A, Abell K, Johnson J, Cizek S, Breech L, Ernst M, Hopkin R, Kennedy K, Stanek J, Strine A, Rutter MM: XY gonadal dysgenesis in a phenotypic female identified by direct-to-consumer genetic testing. Pediatrics. 2020 Oct 15:e20193302. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019- 3302. 2020. , ,

Stanek J 2020. Grading placental fetal vascular malperfusion and short-term perinatal outcome. Pol J Pathol, ,

Stanek J 2020. CD34 immunostain increases sensitivity of the diagnosis of fetal vascular malperfusion in placentas from ex-utero intrapartum treatment. J Perinat Med , 2020 Sep 8. ,

Stanek J 2020. Temporal heterogeneity of segmental fetal vascular malperfusion: Timing but not etiopathogenesis Virchows Arch , 2020 Sep 12 ,

Wu S, Lucky A, Stanek J. Spicknall K 2020. Pediatric dermatology photoquiz: A 13 year old boy with a red-brown plaque on his leg Pediatr Dermatol, ,

Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Natalia; Carrillo, Maira; Li, Cun; Nathanielsz, Peter; Maguire, Christopher; Maher, James; Dick, Edward; Hubbard, Gene; Stanek, Jerzy 2019. A first case of hepatocellular carcinoma in the baboon (Papio spp.) placenta. Journal of medical primatology, 48 1, 68-73

Stanek J 2019. Segmental villous mineralization: a placental feature of fetal vascular malperfusion. Placenta, 86 , 20-27

Stanek, Jerzy 2019. Histological Features of Shallow Placental Implantation Unify Early-Onset and Late-Onset Preeclampsia. Pediatr Dev Pathol, 22 2, 112-122

Stanek, Jerzy; Abdaljaleel, Maram 2019. CD34 immunostain increases the sensitivity of placental diagnosis of fetal vascular malperfusion in stillbirth. Placenta, 77 , 30-38

Johnson, Sheryl L; Walters-Sen, Lauren C; Stanek, Jerzy W 2018. Placental Pathology in Placental Mesenchymal Dysplasia with 13q12.11 Deletion and a 25-Week Gestation Female Infant. The American journal of case reports, 19 , 369-373

Shah, Sujal I; Dyer, Lisa; Stanek, Jerzy 2018. Placental Histomorphology in a Case of Double Trisomy 48,XXX,+18. Case reports in pathology, 2018 , 2839765

Stanek, Jerzy 2018. Fetal Vascular Malperfusion. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 142 6, 679-681

Desai, Vishal S; Kakazu, Rafael; Crawford, Alvin H; Stanek, Jerzy W 2017. An Unusual Presentation of Myositis Ossificans in a Pediatric Patient. Journal of pediatric orthopedics, 37 1, e48-e52

Stanek, Jerzy 2017. Placental pathology varies in hypertensive conditions of pregnancy. Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology, ,

Stanek, Jerzy 2017. Placental examination in nonmacerated stillbirth versus neonatal mortality. Journal of perinatal medicine, ,

Stanek, Jerzy 2017. Decidual arteriolopathy with or without associated hypertension modifies the underlying histomorphology in placentas from diabetic mothers. The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research, 43 5, 839-847

Stanek, Jerzy 2017. Placental infectious villitis versus villitis of unknown etiology. Pol J Pathol, 68 1, 55-65

Zimmermann, Nives; Stanek, Jerzy 2017. Perinatal Case of Fatal Simpson-Golabi-Behmel Syndrome with Hyperplasia of Seminiferous Tubules. The American journal of case reports, 18 , 649-655

Coleman, Alan; Kline-Fath, Beth; Stanek, Jerzy; Lim, Foong-Yen 2016. Pleuropulmonary Blastoma in a Neonate Diagnosed Prenatally as Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation. Fetal diagnosis and therapy, 39 3, 234-7

Stanek, Jerzy 2016. Association of coexisting morphological umbilical cord abnormality and clinical cord compromise with hypoxic and thrombotic placental histology Virchows Arch , 468 , 723-32

Stanek, Jerzy 2016. Chorangiosis of Chorionic Villi: What Does It Really Mean? Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 140 6, 588-93

Stanek, Jerzy; Biesiada, Jacek 2016. Clustering and classical analysis of clinical and placental phenotypes in fetal growth restriction and constitutional fetal smallness Placenta, 42 , 93-105

Kessler, CA; Stanek, JW; Stringer, KF; Handwerger, S. 2015. ETS1 induces human trophoblast differentiation Endocrinology, 156 , 1851-9

Sheridan, Rachel; Belludi, Chethan; Khoury, Jane; Stanek, Jerzy; Handwerger, Stuart 2015. FOXO1 expression in villous trophoblast of preeclampsia and fetal growth restriction placentas Histology and histopathology, 30 2, 213-22

Stanek, Jerzy 2015. Placental hypoxic overlap lesions: A clinicoplacental correlation The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research, 41 3, 358-69

Calvo-Garcia, Maria A; Lim, Foong-Yen; Stanek, Jerzy; Bitters, Constance; Kline-Fath, Beth M 2014. Congenital peribronchial myofibroblastic tumor: prenatal imaging clues to differentiate from other fetal chest lesions Pediatric radiology, 44 4, 479-83

Stanek, Jerzy 2014. Comparison of placental pathology in preterm, late-preterm, near-term, and term births American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 210 3, 234.e1-6

Stanek, Jerzy; Biesiada, Jacek 2014. Relation of placental diagnosis in stillbirth to fetal maceration and gestational age at delivery Journal of perinatal medicine, 42 4, 457-71

Stanek, Jerzy; Biesiada, Jacek; Trzeszcz, Martyna 2014. Clinicoplacental phenotypes vary with gestational age: an analysis by classical and clustering methods Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, 93 4, 392-8

Stanek, Jerzy 2013. Hypoxic patterns of placental injury: a review Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 137 5, 706-20

Laor T, Stanek J, Leach JL 2012. Diprosopus tetraophthalmus: CT as a complement to autopsy Br J Radiol , 85(1009) , e10-e13

Sheridan RM, Michelfelder EC, Choe KA, Divanovic A, Liu C, Ware S, Stanek J 2012. Ductus arteriosus aneurysm with massive thrombosis of pulmonary artery and fetal hydrops Pediatr Dev Pathol, 15 , 79-85

Sheridan RM, Stanek J, Khoury J, Handwerger S 2012. Abnormal expression of transcription factor AP-2α in pathologic placentas Hum Pathol, 43 , 1866-1874

Stanek J 2012. Utility of diagnosing various histological patterns of diffuse chronic hypoxic placental injury Pediatr Dev Pathol, 15 , 13-23

Stanek J, Biesiada J 2012. Clustering of maternal/fetal clinical conditions and outcomes and placental lesions Am J Obstet Gynecol, 206 493, e1-8

Stanek J, Biesiada J 2012. Sensitivity and specificity of finding of multinucleate trophoblastic giant cells in decidua in placentas from high-risk pregnancies Hum Pathol, 43 , 261-268

Stanek, Jerzy 2012. Utility of diagnosing various histological patterns of diffuse chronic hypoxic placental injury Pediatr Dev Pathol, 15 1, 13-23

Stanek, Jerzy; Biesiada, Jacek 2012. Clustering of maternal-fetal clinical conditions and outcomes and placental lesions American journal of obstetrics and gynecology, 206 6, 493.e1-8

Bulmer JN, Burton GJ, Collins S, Cotechini T, Crocker IP, Croy BA, Cvitic S, Desforges M, Deshpande R, Gasperowicz M, Groten T, Haugen G, Hiden U, Host AJ, Jirkovská M, Kiserud T, König J, Leach L, Murthi P, Pijnenborg R, Sadekova ON, Salafia CM, Schlabritz-Loutsevitch N, Stanek J, Wallace AE, Westermeier F, Zhang J, Lash GE 2011. IFPA meeting 2011 workshop report II: Angiogenic signaling and regulation of fetal endothelial function; placental and fetal circulation and growth; spiral artery remodeling Placenta, 2012 33, Supplement, S9-S14

Garrett, KM; Kim, HK; Stanek, J; Emery, KH 2011. Findings of primary bone lymphoma in a 15-year-old girl: emphasis on diffusion-weighted imaging Pediatr Radiol, 41 , 658-662

Stanek, J 2011. Placental membrane and placental disc microscopic chorionic cyst share similar clinicopathologic associations Pediatr Dev Pathol, 14 , 1-9

Stanek, J. 2011. Chorionic disc extravillous trophoblasts in placental diagnosis AM J Clin Pathol., 136 , 540-547

Stanek, J; Sheridan, RM; Le, LD; Crombleholme, TM 2011. Placental fetal thrombotic vasculopathy in severe congenital anomalies prompting EXIT procedure Placenta, 32 , 373-9

Copeland, J.W. & Stanek, J. 2010. Dizygotic twin pregnancy with a normal fetus and a nodular embryo associated with a partial hydatidiform mole Pediatr Dev Pathol, 13 6, 476-80

Oestreich AE, Stanek, J. 2010. Prepostmortem imaging in cerebro-costo-mandibular syndrome Pediatr Radiol, 40 Suppl 1, S50

Stanek, J 2010. Diagnosing placental membrane hypoxic lesions increases the sensitivity of placental examination Arch Pathol Lab Med, 134 7, 989-95

Stanek, J 2010. Placental haemosiderosis Pathology, 42 5, 499-501

Stanek, Jerzy 2010. Membrane microscopic chorionic pseudocysts are associated with increased amount of placental extravillous trophoblasts Pathology, 42 2, 125-30

Stanek, J 2009. Acute and chronic placental membrane hypoxic lesions Virchows Arch, 455 4, 315-22

Kessler, C.A.,Bachurski, C.J., Schroeder, J., Stanek, J., Handwerger, S. 2008. TEAD1 inhibits prolactin gene expression in cultured human uterine decidual cells Mol Cell Endocrinol, 295 , 32-8

Adeniran, Adebowale J; Stanek, J 2007. Amnion nodosum revisited: clinicopathologic and placental correlations Arch Pathol Lab Med, 131 12, 1829-33

Stanek, J. & Weng, E. 2007. Microscopic chorionic pseudocysts in placental membranes: a histologic lesion of in utero hypoxia Pediatr Dev Pathol, 10 3, 192-8

Stanek, J; Drummond, Z 2007. Occult placenta accreta: the missing link in the diagnosis of abnormal placentation Pediatr Dev Pathol, 10 4, 266-73

Saad, Ali G; Kumar, Seena; Ron, Elaine; Lubin, Jay H; Stanek, Jerzy; Bove, Kevin E; Nikiforov, Yuri E 2006. Proliferative activity of human thyroid cells in various age groups and its correlation with the risk of thyroid cancer after radiation exposure The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 91 7, 2672-7

Stanek J . Placenta creta: A spectrum of lesions associated with shallow placental implantation. Obstet Gynecol Int, ,