Rashmi Tondon, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
3400 Spruce Street, Founders 6
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4829

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise

Clinical Expertise

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology


MBBS (Medicine), GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India, 1999

Specialty Certification

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in Granulocyte Serology, National Blood Services, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, 2006-2006
Resident, Combined AP/CP Pathology, Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI, 2010-2011
Resident, Combined AP/CP Pathology, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2014
Surgical Pathology Fellow, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2014-2015
GI Surgical Pathology Fellow, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-Present

Awards and Honors

Certificate of Honor in Biochemistry in Medical School, GSVM Medical College,
Kanpur, India, 1999-1999
Best Oral Scientific Presentation, Topic: Microscopic and microbiological analysis of bile, Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathology and Microbiology (IAPM), Jhansi, India, 2004-2004
Gordon Signy Fellowship/Scholarship, World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (WASpALM), Tokyo, Japan, 2005-2005

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2010 - Present
Michigan Association of Pathologists, 2010 - 2011
Philadelphia Pathology Society, 2011 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications

2016 World Health Organization Classification of Brain Tumors

M Agarwal, J Rudie, M Nasrallah, I Agarwal, R Tondon, S Mohan, American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR), 2017

Velvety-Red Esophageal Mucosa and Dysphagia: Coincidental or Causal?

Tabibian JH, Tondon R, Kochman ML., Gastroenterology 151(4): 597-8, 2016

Esophageal Lichen Planus: Clinical and Radiographic Findings in Eight Patients

Rauschecker AM, Levine MS, Whitson MJ, Tondon R, Rubesin SE, Furth EE, Metz DC., Am J Roentgenol., 2016

Multiple Liver Lesions in a Patient With Cystic Fibrosis and History of Lung Transplant

S. Abu-Gazala, J. G. Quatromoni, T. Rashmi and P. L. Abt, American Journal of Transplantation 16(9): 2760–2762, 2016

Investigation of High Risk HPV E6/E7 mRNA Transcriptional Activity by In Situ Hybridization in Sino-nasal Inverted Papilloma with Associated Dysplasia and Malignant Transformation

Shobha Parajuli, Rashmi Tondon, Amy Ziober, Kathleen Montone, Kumarasen Cooper, Modern Pathology, 2016

Yttrium-90 Microspheres as a Cause of Non-healing Gastric Ulcer: Histologic Features Often Mimic Chemical Gastropathy and Microcalicifications

Taylor M. Jenkins, Stuti G Shroff, Rashmi Tondon, Emma E. Furth, Kristen M. Stashek, Modern Pathology 29(S2): 176-177A., 2016

Ipilimumab Induced Perforating Colitis: Severe Cases Mimic Crohn Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Rashmi Tondon, Stuti G Shroff, Emma E Furth, Kristen Stashek, Modern Pathology 29(S2): 203A, 2016

Molecular and Cytogenomic Profiling of Hepatic Adenocarcinoma Expressing Inhibin, a Mimicker of Neuroendocrine Tumors: Proposal to Reclassify as “Cholangioblastic Variant of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma”

David R. Braxton, Debra F Saxe, Kristen Stashek, Stuti G Shroff, Nevena Damjanov,Jennifer JD Morrissette, Rashmi Tondon, Emma E Furth, Modern Pathology 29(S2): 416A, 2016

Genetics, Neuropathology, and Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease

Tondon R, Martinez-Lage M, Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders, 2015

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia of the skull base and intracranial compartment

Miller Timothy R, Mohan Suyash, Tondon Rashmi, Montone Kathleen T, Palmer James N, Zager Eric L, Loevner Laurie A, Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 115(10): 2264-7, 2013, PMID:23927814

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