Raafat F. Makary, M.B.B.S. (M.D.), Ph.D.

Raafat F. Makary M.B.B.S. (M.D.), Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Medical Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology; Medical Director, Autopsy Service; Medical Director, Surgical Pathology

Department: Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-7815
Business Email: Raafat.makary@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical

Clinical Profile

  • Neuropathology
  • Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical
  • Clinical Special Interests: Neuromuscular pathology; brain non neoplastic disorders and tumors; bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Research Special Interests: Neural stem cells and their relationship to histological parameters in neoplastic brain tissue; the role and potential of neural stem cells in brain tumors, particularly in high grade gliomas


A Case Report and Brief Literature Review on Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma in Proximal Phalanx: A Rare Location.
Cureus.14(9):e29105-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.29105.[PMID] 36249651.
Current Advances in the Management of Adult Craniopharyngiomas.
Current oncology (Toronto, Ont.).29(3):1645-1671[DOI] 10.3390/curroncol29030138.[PMID] 35323338.
Pathologic examination of placenta: a study on 500 live births to assess conformity to College of American Pathologists (CAP) guidelines and clinicopathologic correlation.
The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians.35(20):3867-3871[DOI] 10.1080/14767058.2020.1842869.[PMID] 33143509.
Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder: A Rare Case of CNS Involvement following Renal Transplant.
Journal of clinical medicine.11(23):-[DOI] 10.3390/jcm11237058.[PMID] 36498633.
Falx Cerebelli Meningioma: Case Report of a Rarely Occurring Tumor, Management Nuances, and Literature Review.
Journal of neurological surgery reports.82(3):e32-e35[DOI] 10.1055/s-0041-1735905.[PMID] 34603931.
Pitfalls in Morphologic Diagnosis of Pathogens: Lessons Learned From the Pseudo-Cystoisospora Epidemic.
International journal of surgical pathology.29(2):169-173[DOI] 10.1177/1066896920960813.[PMID] 33016162.
Liberation from Dialysis Dependence in a Patient with HIV-Associated Nephropathy (HIVAN) after Combined Antiretroviral Therapy (cART).
Case reports in nephrology.2020():7294765-[DOI] 10.1155/2020/7294765.[PMID] 32257472.
Multiple myeloma with extensive AL amyloidosis presenting as chronic diarrhoea.
BMJ case reports.13(1):-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2019-232934.[PMID] 31919068.
Post-radiation Mullerian adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth: rare presentation of an uncommon malignancy.
Pathologica.112(4):219-223[DOI] 10.32074/1591-951X-114.[PMID] 33393526.
Prognostic significance of venous invasion in node-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology.49(2):150-155[DOI] 10.1111/jop.12975.[PMID] 31732985.
Symptomatic Pituitary Metastasis as Initial Manifestation of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of Literature.
Case reports in endocrinology.2020():8883864-[DOI] 10.1155/2020/8883864.[PMID] 32908722.
Ultrastructural Characteristics of Gallbladder Epithelial Inclusions Mimicking Cystoisospora.
American journal of clinical pathology.153(1):88-93[DOI] 10.1093/ajcp/aqz137.[PMID] 31600399.
Desmoplastic fibroblastoma of the left upper arm.
BMJ case reports.2018():-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2017-221738.[PMID] 29374633.
Margin Analysis: Sarcoma of the Head and Neck.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America.29(3):355-366[DOI] 10.1016/j.coms.2017.04.002.[PMID] 28709534.
A Curious Case of Proximal Muscle Weakness with Eosinophilic Polymyositis.
Case reports in rheumatology.2016():7810916-[DOI] .[PMID] 27703830.
A Unique Cause of Proteinuria in Pregnancy: Class II Lupus Nephritis with Concomitant Minimal Change Disease.
Case reports in nephrology and dialysis.6(3):101-105[DOI] .[PMID] 27781205.
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting as Pauci-Immune Crescentic Glomerulonephritis in Pregnancy.
Case reports in nephrology.2016():1075659-[DOI] 10.1155/2016/1075659.[PMID] 27293925.
Isolated Gastrointestinal Sarcoidosis Involving Multiple Gastrointestinal Sites Presenting as Chronic Diarrhea.
ACG case reports journal.3(4):e198-[DOI] 10.14309/crj.2016.171.[PMID] 28119949.
Images in emergency medicine. Woman with cough and dyspnea. Pulmonary-renal syndrome caused by microscopic polyangiitis.
Annals of emergency medicine.65(1):22; 6-[DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.04.020.[PMID] 25529152.
The bumpy lumpy kidney that dumped protein: granulomatous glomerular and tubulointerstitial nephritis.
Kidney international.88(4):917-[DOI] 10.1038/ki.2015.11.[PMID] 26422628.
A case of malignant transformation of myositis ossificans.
American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.).43(1):E25-7[DOI] .[PMID] 24490190.
An Unusual Case of Anti-GBM Antibody Elevation in HIV-Associated Nephropathy.
Case reports in nephrology.2014():956475-[DOI] 10.1155/2014/956475.[PMID] 24995137.
Acute Kidney Injury due to Crescentic Glomerulonephritis in a Patient with Polycystic Kidney Disease.
Case reports in nephrology and urology.3(2):99-104[DOI] 10.1159/000353850.[PMID] 23914203.
Gi Sarcoidosis
American Journal of Gastroenterology.108(1):S279-S280[DOI] .[PMID] .
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma presenting as a large cyst of the parotid gland in HIV disease.
Ear, nose, & throat journal.92(7):310-1[DOI] .[PMID] 23904307.
Nasal sinus leiomyosarcoma in a patient with history of non-hereditary unilateral treated retinoblastoma.
Head and neck pathology.5(1):57-62[DOI] 10.1007/s12105-010-0207-1.[PMID] 20803265.
Paraneoplastic necrotizing myopathy presenting as severe muscle weakness in a patient with small-cell lung cancer: successful response to chemoradiation therapy.
Clinical advances in hematology & oncology : H&O.9(7):557-6[DOI] .[PMID] 22402465.
Fine-needle aspiration biopsy diagnosis of costal juxtacortical chondrosarcoma presenting as an abdominal mass.
Diagnostic cytopathology.38(11):837-40[DOI] 10.1002/dc.21339.[PMID] 20187114.
Primary osteogenic sarcoma of the maxilla.
Ear, nose, & throat journal.89(10):484-6[DOI] .[PMID] 20981659.
Twin gestation with complete hydatidiform mole and a coexisting live fetus: case report and brief review of literature.
Obstetric medicine.3(1):30-2[DOI] 10.1258/om.2009.090038.[PMID] 27582837.
CADASIL disease, an inherited slowly progressive vascular dementia: case report with radiologic and electron microscopic findings.
Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association.18(6):491-3[DOI] 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2009.02.004.[PMID] 19900654.
Cytomorphology of primary signet ring-cell carcinoma of the lung.
Diagnostic cytopathology.37(2):146-9[DOI] 10.1002/dc.20937.[PMID] 19072982.
Medium- and small-vessel vasculitis with large bowel infarction in systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report.
The American journal of gastroenterology.104(7):1859-60[DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2009.242.[PMID] 19574984.
Papillary thyroid carcinoma with metastasis to the frontal skull.
Diagnostic cytopathology.37(7):522-6[DOI] 10.1002/dc.21070.[PMID] 19459156.
Unusual histological variant of Ewing's sarcoma of mandible.
International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery.38(8):891-4[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijom.2009.03.711.[PMID] 19411158.
Waldenström's macroglobulinemia and large B-cell central nervous system lymphoma: a case report.
Surgical neurology.69(4):407-10[DOI] 10.1016/j.surneu.2007.05.053.[PMID] 18262236.
Intramedullary mature teratoma of the cervical spinal cord at C1-2 associated with occult spinal dysraphism in an adult. Case report and review of the literature.
Journal of neurosurgery. Spine.6(6):579-84[DOI] .[PMID] 17561750.

Office Information

Academic Office
1st Floor, Clinical Center
655 West 8th Street, C504
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-5457
Executive Assistant
Stephanie Crawford
(904) 244-7815


Medical Degree
1976 · Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical Residency
2004 · Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
Neuropathology Fellowship
2005 · UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA