Borislav A. Alexiev
Adjunct Clinical Assistant & Professor
Department of Patient Care
Dr. Borislav Alexiev was born and raised in Sofia, Bulgaria. He earned his M.D. from Medical University of Sofia in 1984. For extraordinary abilities in cancer research, he was granted the status of citizenship in the USA. Dr. Alexiev completed a Pathology Residency Program at the Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center, and a Surgical Pathology Fellowship at the Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is certified in anatomical pathology by the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Alexiev also served as assistant professor at the Department of Pathology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and is currently assistant professor at the Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center.
Dr. Alexiev’s research projects have included studies in fine needle aspiration cytology, immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy of primary and metastatic breast carcinomas and neuroendocrine tumors. His current major interests continue to focus on the application of fine needle aspiration cytology, immunohistochemistry and molecular markers on histologic typing and diagnosis of renal cell carcinomas, neuroendocrine tumors and thymomas. Other research interests include the role of BK polyomavirus in the development of human urinary bladder tumors.