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Darius R. Stachurski Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Clinical)

Expertise/Certifications: Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Hematopathology, Laboratory Medical Director
Office number: 444-4483
(Lab Customer Service: 401-793-4242)

Dr. Stachurski is on the faculty of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, and Chairman of the Pathology Department and the Clinical Laboratory at Newport Hospital.  He is a Staff Pathologist and Hematopathologist for Lifespan Academic Medical Center, and is Medical Director of the Laboratories at Newport Hospital and Eleanor Slater Hospital.  Dr. Stachurski obtained his BA in Zoology and Premedicine at George Washington University, and his MD at Poznan University of Medical Sciences.  He completed his residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Massachusetts, a Fellowship in Hematopathology at University of Massachusetts, and the Don Singer Fellowship in Perinatal and Pediatric Pathology at Brown University.  He has particular interests in leukemias and hematopathology, and laboratory leadership.

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work

Castillo JJ, Sinclair N, Beltrán BE, Song MK, Ilic I, Leppa S, Nurmi H, Seki R, Uccella S, Li JM, Treaba DO, Stachurski D, Butera JN. Similar Outcomes in Asian and Western Patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with R-CHOP. Leuk Res. 2013 Apr;37(4):386-91. Epub 2013 Jan

Castillo JJ, Beltran BE, Song MK, Ilic I, Leppa S, Nurmi H, Seki R, Uccella S, Li JM, Treaba DO, Stachurski D, Butera JN. The Hans Algorithm is not prognostic in patients with Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma treated with R-CHOP. Leuk Res. 2012 Apr;36(4):413-7.

Castillo JJ, Sinclair N, Stachurski D, Jacobsen ED. Positive HIV ELISA test, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, and generalized lymphadenopathy: a unifying diagnosis. Am J Hematol. 2011 Aug;86(8):690-3. Epub 2011 May 31.

Castillo JJ, Winer ES, Stachurski D, Perez K, Jabbour M, Milani C, Colvin GA, Butera JN. HIV-Negative Plasmablastic Lymphoma: Not in the Mouth. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2011 Apr; 11(2): 185-9.

Castillo JJ, Winer ES, Stachurski D, Perez K, Jabbour M, Milani C, Colvin G, Butera JN. Clinical and pathological differences between human immunodeficiency virus-positive and human immunodeficiency virus-negative patients with plasmablastic lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma 2010;51(11):2047-2053.

Castillo JJ, Winer ES, Stachurski D, Perez K, Jabbour M, Milani C, Colvin G, Butera JN. Prognostic factors in chemotherapy-treated patients with HIV-associated plasmablastic lymphoma. Oncologist. 2010;15(3):293-9. Epub 2010 Feb 18.

Truong F, Smith BR, Stachurski D, Cerny J, Medeiros LJ, Woda BA, Wang SA. The Utility of Flow Cytometric Immunophenotyping in Cytopenic Patients with a Non-Diagnostic Bone Marrow: A Prospective Study. Leuk Res. 2009 Aug; 33(8):1039-46.

Wang SA, Pozdnyakova O, Jorgensen JL, Medeiros LJ, Stachurski D, Anderson M, Raza A, Woda BA. Detection of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria clones in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and related bone marrow diseases, with emphasis on diagnostic pitfalls and caveats. Haematologica. 2009 Jan; 94(1): 29-37.

Pozdnyakova O, Stachurski D, Hutchinson L, Minehart-Miron P. B-cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Trisomy 8: A New Recurrent Chromosomal Abnormality. Cancer Genet Cytogenet. 2008 May; 183(1): 49-52.

Stachurski D, Pozdnyakova O, Smith Brian, et al. Flow Cytometric Analysis of Myelomonocytic Cells by a Pattern Recognition Approach Is Sensitive and Specific in Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Related Marrow Diseases: Emphasis on a global evaluation and recognition of diagnostic pitfalls. Leuk Res 2008 Feb;32(2):215-24

Stachurski D, Minehart-Miron P, Al-Homi S, et al. ALK-positive Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphomas with Complex Karyotype and Cryptic 3’ ALK Gene Insertion to Chromosome 4(q22-24). Hum Pathology 2007 June; 38(6): 940-5.

Choi D, Shank S, Stachurski D , Banner B. Non-neoplastic Hypodense Enhancing Renal Mass: CT Findings and Pathologic Correlation. American Journal of Roetgenology, 2005; 184:1597-99.