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David A. Sauer, MS MD
Medical Director, Cytopathology Section
Rank: Associate Professor
Clinical Services: Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology
Clinical Interests: Diagnostic Cytopathology, Head/Neck/Thyroid/Pulmonary Pathology
Research Interests: Thyroid and Head/Neck Pathology/Cytopathology; Murine models of acute lung injury and head/neck tumors; Biomineralization; Inflammatory sinonasal lesions
1996    MD, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon
1991    MS, Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
1989    BS Geology and BS Biology with minor in Chemistry, University of Alaska - Fairbanks
2003    Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology.
2001    (AP/CP), American Board of Pathology.
Previous Position:
2001-present  Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, OHSU, Portland, OR
                       Medical Director, PVAMC Clinical Chemistry and Tolicology, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
                       Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory Ancillary Testing, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR
                       Staff Pathologist, OHSU, Portland, OR
Selected References:
  • Karamlou T, Kinder K, Tieu B, Sauer D, Schipper P, 2010, Mediastinal Hemangioma Arising in Setting of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Drainage to Azygous Vein in a 57-year old Female: Case Report and Review of the Literature, Annals of Vascular Surgery (accepted)
  • Salter KS, Andersen PE, Cohen JI, Schuff KG, Lester L, Shindo ML, Sauer D, Gross ND, 2010, Central nodal metastases in papillary thyroid carcinoma based on tumor histology and focality, Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 136(7): 692-6.
  • Soler ZM, Sauer D, Mace J, Smith TL, 2010, Ethmoid histopathology does not predict olfactory outcomes after endoscopic sinus surgery; Am J Rhinol Allergy, 24(4): 281-5.
  • Soler ZM, Sauer D, Mace J, Smith TL, 2010, Impact of mucosal eosinophilia and nasal polyposis on quality of life outcomes after sinus surgery, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 142(1): 64-71.
  • Soler ZM, Sauer D, Mace J, Smith TL, 2009, Relationship between clinical measures and histopathologic findings in chronic rhinosinusitis, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; 141(4):454-461.
  • Soler ZM, Sauer D, Smith TL, 2009, Malakoplakia of the frontal and ethmoid sinuses mimicking a mucocele, Laryngoscope, 119(6):1233-5.
  • Atilla, T, Ricketts-Loriaux R, Sauer D, Faigel, D, 2009, Celiac and perigastric lymph node metastasis of prostate cancer diagnosed with endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration, Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, 23(7):479-480.
  • Lindsay RA, Sauer D, Weissman JL, Schindler JS, 2009, Diffuse subglottic laryngeal neurofibroma in an adult, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 141(4):545-546.
  • Jobe, B., Hunter, J., Chang, E., Kim, C., Eisen, G., Robinson, J., Diggs, B., O'Rourke, R., Rader, A., Schipper, P., Sauer, D., Peters, J., Lieberman, D., Morris, C., 2006, Office-Based Unsedated Small-Caliber Endoscopy is Equivalent to Conventional Sedated Endoscopy in Screening and Surveillance for Barrett's Esophagus, A Randomized and Blinded Comparison, American Journal of Gastroenterology, 101(12):2693-703.
  • Song, P., Sekhon, H., Arredondo, J., Sauer, D., Duan, J., Lupo, S., Gravett, C., Mark, G., Grando, S., Spindel, E., 2007, M3 muscarinic receptor antagonists inhibit small cell lung carcinoma growth and mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphorylation induced by acetylcholine secretion, Cancer Research, 67(8): 3936-44.
  • Kobayashi, A., Kirshcvink, J., Nash, C., Koop, R., Sauer, D., Bertani, L., Voorhout, W., Taguchi, T., 2006, Experimental observation of magnetosome chain collapse in magnetotactic bacteria: Sedimentological, paleomagnetic and evolutionary implications, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letter, v. 245, pp. 538-550.
  • DeLoughery, T., Robertson, D., Smith, C., Sauer, D., 2004, Moderate Hypoxia Suppresses Exercise Induced Procoagulant Changes, British Journal of Hematology, v 125(3), pp 369-372.
  • Sauer, D. and Kirschvink, J., 1991, An experimental calibration of remnant magnetization: Implications for the packing geometry of magnetic crystals in rocks and cells/tissues (abstract), International Union of Geophysics, Vienna, Austria.

Last Updated: 08/09/2010