Dr. Burkart Ashlie Burkart , M.D., C.M.

Contact Dr. Burkart

132 S. 10th Street
Main Building, Suite 282
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-4177

Medical School
B.A., Brown University (Biology, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Neuroscience, 1994-1998)

M.D., C.M., McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, 1999-2003

Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 2003-2007

Fellowship, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008

University Appointment
Assistant Professor

Research and Clinical Interests
Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology

Colorectal carcinomas with deficient DNA Mismatch Repair

Lynch Syndrome (HNPCC)

Peutz-Jeghers Polyps

Education and Curriculum Design

GI/Liver Virtual Study Set (under construction)

Virtual slide database for medical school curriculum and Resident/Fellow education (under construction)

Awards & Honors
2006 American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Resident Research Award finalist

2008 "Best Lecturer In The GI Course" Faculty Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Medical Student Curriculum Teaching Award



Most recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of the mesenteric veins.
  2. Preoperative platelet count associates with survival and distant metastasis in surgically resected colorectal cancer patients
  3. Post-diagnosis hemoglobin change associates with overall survival of multiple malignancies - results from a 14-year hospital-based cohort of lung, breast, colorectal, and liver cancers
  4. Refractory pancolitis: A novel presentation of idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of mesenteric veins
  5. Potentially functional genetic variants in KDR gene as prognostic markers in patients with resected colorectal cancer
  6. Intramucosal poorly differentiated colorectal carcinoma: Can it be managed conservatively?
  7. Pathology quiz case: Diagnosis
  8. Poorly differentiated colorectal carcinoma with invasion restricted to lamina propria (intramucosal carcinoma): A follow-up study of 15 cases
  9. Do sporadic Peutz-Jeghers polyps exist? Experience of a large teaching hospital
  10. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors of the urinary tract: A clinicopathologic study of 46 cases, including a malignant example inflammatory fibrosarcoma and a subset associated with high-grade urothelial carcinoma
  11. Sessile serrated adenomas with low- and high-grade dysplasia and early carcinomas: An immunohistochemical study of serrated lesions "caught in the act"
  12. Fibromatosis of the remnant pancreas after pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy