Rafik Abdelsayed

Professor

Rafik Abdelsayed

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Bio

Dr. Abdelsayed is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and a diplomate of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology since 1991. He is a Professor of Pathology, Director of the Biopsy Services and Diagnostic Laboratory. He is Chief of the Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Section in the department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dental Medicine-GRU. Dr. Abdelsayed holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor in the department of Anatomical and Surgical Pathology, School of Medicine, GRU. He serves as a consultant to clinicians who refer their patients for clinical evaluation, biopsy procedures and microscopic diagnosis.

  • (706) 721-7786
  • GC 2246

Education

  • DDS, Dentistry Indiana University - Purdue Un, 1993

  • MS, Oral and Maxillofacial Patholo Indiana University - Purdue Un, 1990

  • BDS, Dentistry Cairo University - Faculty ofM, 1980

Certifications

  • License-Department of Community Health-Georgia Board of Dentistry Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2020

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1996

  • The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 2020

  • DEN Indiana State Dental Board, 1996

  • BCOP Am Brd of Oral Pathology, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • Judson C. Hickey Award of Excellence College of Dental Medicine - Augusta University, 2013

  • Outstanding Faculty Award The American College of Dentists, 2009

  • Teaching Excellence Award College of Dental Medicine- Augusta University, 2009

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Omicron Kappa Upsilon, 2008

  • Outstanding Faculty Award -- 2004 The American College of Dentists, 2004

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BMBS 5403

    Bioclinical Seminar III
  • BMCC 5201

    Craniofacial Complex
  • BMEN 5201

    Endocrine System
  • OMSR 6032

    OMS - Pathology Conference II
  • OMSR 8032

    OMS - Pathology Conference VI
  • OMSR 9032

    OMS - Pathology Conference VII
  • OMSR 7032

    OMS Pathology Conference IV
  • DSOM 5402

    Oral Diagnostic Sciences II
  • PERR 9109

    Oral Medicine Oral Path Rot
  • DPAT 5003

    Oral Pathology
  • OMSR 6031

    Oral Surgery Didactics II
  • OMSR 7031

    Oral Surgery Didactics IV
  • OMSR 8031

    Oral Surgery Didactics VI
  • OMSR 9031

    Oral Surgery Didactics VIII
  • BMBS 5302

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • BMCR 5301

    Cardiovascular & Renal Systems
  • BMGH 5301

    Gastrointestinal & Hepatobilia
  • BMMS 5301

    Integ & Musculo Sys I
  • PERI 5302

    Non-Surgical Periodontics
  • OMSR 6022

    OMS - Pathology Conference I
  • OMSR 7022

    OMS - Pathology Conference III
  • OMSR 8022

    OMS - Pathology Conference V
  • OMSR 9022

    OMS - Pathology Conference VI
  • DSOM 5301

    Oral Diagnostic Sciences I
  • DPAT 5004

    Oral Pathology Board Review
  • DHYG 3250

    Pathology
  • OBMP 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology 3
  • OBPR 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology III
  • OBMP 9300

    Research

Teaching Interests

1) Head and neck surgical pathology 2) Oral precancerous and cancer 3) Salivary gland tumors 4) Odontogenic cysts and tumors

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A dual role of 12/15-Lipooxygenase in LPS-induced acute renal inflammation and injury, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Salvianolic acid B slows the progression of breast cancer cell growth via enhancement of apoptosis and reduction of oxidative stress, inflammation and angiogenesis, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B (MEN2B) in a 9 Year Old Female - A Case Report, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Role of AMP-Activated Protein Kinase and Relevance for the Human Condition, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Role of Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase in a Murine Model of Gingivitis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

1) Oral cancer 2) Odontogenic tumors 3) Bone biology

Department Service

  • Diagnostic Laboratory Services 1996 - 2016

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Student Affairs Committee 2010 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Teaching Excellence & Outstanding Faculty Awards Committee 2009 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Development 1999 - 2003

    Role: Committee Member
  • Grievance Committee 1999 - 2003

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Journal Editorial 1996 - 2016

    Role: Editor
  • The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2003 - 2004

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Various outside pathology laboratory services 1996 - 2016

    Role: Other