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 GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India, 1999
MD (Pathology), MLN Medical College, Allahabad, 2004
PDCC (Transfusion Medicine), Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, 2005

Specialty Certification

Postgraduate Training

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
Gastrointestinal and Liver Surgical Pathology Fellow, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2016

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

Michigan Association of Pathologists, 2010 - 2011
College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2010 - Present
Philadelphia Pathology Society, 2011 - Present
United States and Canadian Association of Pathologist, 2016 - Present
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society, 2017 - Present

Web Links

Selected Publications

The Incidence of Neoplasia in Patients with Autoimmune Metaplastic Atrophic Gastritis: A Renewed Call for Surveillance.

Mahmud N, Stashek K, Katona BW, Tondon R, Shroff SG, Roses R, Furth EE, Metz DC., Ann Gastroenterol. 32(1): 67-72, 2019, PMID:30598594

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Sarcomatoid hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report and review of the differential diagnosis of malignant spindle cell lesions of the liver.

Stashek KM, White R, Song L, Tondon R, Kallen M, Twaddell W., AJSP: Reviews & Reports. 24(1): 27-30, 2019

CTNNB1 and TP53 mutations are Mutually Exclusive Molecular Drivers in a Subset of Hepatocellular Carcinomas and are Independent of Etiology of Liver Disease and Tumor Subtype (Oral presentation)

Juneja U, Lake JI, Lieberman DB, Fortuna D, Furth EE, Tondon R., Modern Pathology, 2019

Pancreatic schwannoma, an extremely rare and challenging entity: Report of two cases and review of literature.

Zhang X, Seigalman E, Lee MK, Tondon R., Pancreatology, 2019

Brown Bowel Syndrome: An Uncommon Diagnosis that can Simulate Malignancy.

Arnold CA, Calomeni E, Rishi A, Singhi AD, Stashek KM, Voltaggio L, Tondon R., Modern Pathology (S), 2019

H. pylori Antigen may be Present in Germinal Centers in Gastritis: Biologic and Patient Care Implications.

Nya Nelson, Tondon R, Fortuna D, Shroff SG, Furth EE., Modern Pathology (S), 2019

Vasculitis Involving the Gastrointestinal System is Often Incidental but Critically Important (Oral presentation)

Zhang X, Furth EE, Tondon R., Modern Pathology, 2019

Hyperbilirubinemia in a Hepatitis C Patient After Liver Transplantation. AJSP: Reviews & Reports. 23(5):217-220, September/October 2018.

Tondon R, Stashek K., AJSP: Reviews & Reports. 23(5):217-220(): , 2018

Low Referral Rate for Genetic Testing in Racially and Ethnically Diverse Patients Despite Universal Colorectal Cancer Screening.

Muller C, Lee SM, Barge W, Siddique SM, Berera S, Wideroff G, Tondon R, Chang J, Peterson M, Stoll J, Katona BW, Sussman DA, Melson J, Kupfer SS., Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol., 2018

Bugs in inflammatory bowel disease — A questionable therapy

Nelson N, Glazer L, Tondon R, Digestive diseases and Liver, 2018