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 the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2014
Surgical Pathology Fellow; Division of Anatomic Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2014-2015
Gastrointestinal and Liver Surgical Pathology Fellow, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2015-2016

Awards and Honors

Certificate of Honor in Biochemistry, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India, 1999-1999
Best Oral Scientific Presentation, Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathology and Microbiology(IAPM),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

Glycogenic Acanthosis of the Esophagus: Clinical, Endoscopic and Histologic Correlation

Rufail ML, Tondon R, Fogt F, Mannan R., Modern Pathology, 2020

Checkpoint Inhibitor Induced Colitis: A Comparative Analysis of 25 Colonic Specimens.

Khurram NA, Mannan R, Fortuna D, Furth EE,Tondon R., Modern Pathology, 2020

Frequent Loss of BAP1 by Immunohistochemistry Can Be Seen in Hepatobiliary Carcinomas, Especially Steatohepatitic Variant of Hepatocellular Carcinoma but Not in Tumors of Luminal GI Tract.

Talwar A, Ziober A, Haye K, Tondon R., Modern Pathology, 2020

Mutations in KMT2C are Associated with Increased Tumor Infiltration by CD8+ T cells in Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma.

Lee JW, Ziober A, Tondon R, Modern Pathology, 2020

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 19(5): 729-737, 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 99(S1): 23, 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 32(S2): 12, 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 32(S2): 99, 2019

Vasculitis Involving the Gastrointestinal System is Often Incidental but Critically Important

Zhang X, Furth EE, Tondon R., Modern Pathology 32(2S): 154, 2019

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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