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Prabodh Kumar Gupta, MBBS, MD

Emeritus Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Contact InformationHUP - 6 Founders
3400 Spruce Street
4283
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3238

Email: GUPTA@MAIL.MED.UPENN.EDU

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise

Developing cervical and lung cancer

Clinical Expertise

Cytopathology

Other Expertise

Photomicrography

Education

Premedical University of Delhi, Delhi, India , 1955
MB, BS (General medicine and surgery), Medical College, Amritsar; Punjab University, Chandigarh, India , 1960
M.D. (Pathology), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 1965

Specialty Certification

Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduation (ECGMG);, 1968
Federal Licensing Examination, 1974
American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology);, 1975
Specialty Board in Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology., 1989
America Board of Pathology re certification till 2022, 2013

Postgraduate Training

Internship and Residency, General Medicine and General Surgery; , Medical College, Amritsar, and Irwin Hospital, New Delhi, India;, 1960-1962
Pathology Residency Training, , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi;, 1962-1967
Research Fellow (Rockefeller Foundation) and Graduate Student Pathology, , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi;, 1962-1965
Chief Resident, Pathology, , All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi;, 1965-1967
Clinical Research Fellow (Pathology), , Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston;, 1967-1968
Fellow (Pathology, Cytopathology), , Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore., 1968-1969
Instructor in Pathology, Cytotechnology Training Project, , U.S.P.H.S., H.S.M.H.A., #37039-08-67 (S69), 1968-1969
Member, , Expert Committee for World Health Organization Research Training Center in Human Reproduction, New D, 1969-1972
Member, Expert Study Group for Standardization of Nomenclature in Cytology, , Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi, India, 1970-1972
Curriculum Committee, School of Health Services, , The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1973-1975
Member, Research Review Committee, , National Foundation March of Dimes, New York, 1975-1992
Member, Ad Hoc Committee for Continuing Education in Cytopathology, , American Society of Cytology, Philadelphia, PA, 1976-1977
Member, Program Evaluation Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1977-1978
State Representative, Membership Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1979-1987
Member, Cytotechnology Certification Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1981-1983
Member, Cytotechnology Program Review Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1981-1987
Member, Editorial and Publication Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1981-1983
Member, Test Committee Professional Self-assessment Program, Cytopathology Series, American Society of Clinical Pathologists’ Council on Cytopathology, , Chicago, IL, 1984-1990
Chairman, Editorial and Publication Committee, , American Society of Cytopathology, 1984-1985
Member, Ad Hoc Review Committee, NCI Contract, Oral Contraceptives, Folate , and Cervical Dysplasia, 1984-1988
Chairman, Laboratory Accreditation Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1985-1991
Member, American Cancer Society Workshop on Cervical Cancer Detection, , Annapolis, MD, 1987-1988
Member, Executive Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1987-1993
Member, NIH, Public Health Working Group on , Cervical Cancer Screening, 1987-present
Member, CDC/NIH Working Group for , Cytopathology Regulation and Accreditation, 1988-1992
Director, Review Course, , American Society of Cytology, 1988-1994
Member, National Cancer Institute Workshop on Classification and , Terminology of Cervical Tissues, 1988-1989
Member, University Senate, , University of Pennsylvania, PA, 1989-1993
Member, Program Review Committee, , American Society of Cytology, 1991-1995
Member, Budget and Finance Committee, , American Society of Cytopathology, 1991-1995
Member, Terminology Committee, , International Academy of Cytology, 1992-present
Member, 1995 Program Committee, , International Academy of Cytology, 1992-Present
Member, Medical School Admissions , University of Pennsylvania, PA, 1992-1995
Member Committee on Examinations, , International Academy of Cytology., 1997-present

Awards and Honors

Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 1962-1964
U.S.P.H.S. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1967-1968
Eponym "Gupta bodies" used in literature, 1979
Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Nov., 1980
American Cancer Society Cytology Lectureship, Rhode Island Division, Rhode Island, Hospital, Providence, RI, Sept, 1980
Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, Dec, 1981
Consultant, Cytology Research Center, Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi, India, Dec., 1981
Consultant, World Health Organization, Report on Cytopathology practice in India, 1982-1983
Testimony, U. S. Senate Hearing, Health Aspects of Adolescent Sexual Activity, United States Senate, Washington DC, Apr., 1982
Program Director, McKee Memorial Cytology Seminar, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, Mar., 1983
Recognition Award, International Academy of Pathology, Spanish Division, Madrid, Spain, 1983
Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Apr., 1984
Keynote Speaker, International Symposium on Trichomonads and Trichomoniasis, Prague, Czechoslovakia, July., 1985
Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, July., 1985
Recognition Award, International Academy of Pathology, American/Canadian Division, Toronto, Mar., 1985
Visiting Professor, Department of Pathology and Department of Epidemiology,University of Bari, Italy, Dec., 1986
Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation and Cytotechnology Program Review Committee, American Society of Cytology/American Medical Association, 1987
Visiting Professor, United Nations TOKTEN Project, Cancer Research Center, Indian Council for Medical Research, New Delhi, India, 1989
Visiting Professor and Annual Guest Lecturer, Albany School of Medicine, Albany, NY, 1992
Director, The John K. Frost Memorial Workshop, Tampa, Florida, May, 1993
“Top Doc,” Philadelphia Magazine,95,96, 97,98,99,2000,01,02,03,05,06,07,08,09, 1994-2010
United States Patent #5,455,159 Method for early detection of lung cancer; James L. Mulshine, Melvyn S. Tochman, Prabodh K. Gupta, John K. Frost, Oct, 1995
Commencement speaker, Johns Hopkins School of Clinical Cell Sciences, Baltimore, MD, Aug., 1995
Distinguished Service Award, American Society of Cytopathology, Nov, 1996
Guest of Honor, 13th Argentine Congress of Cytology, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sept, 1998
Chair, Constitution and Bylaws and Editorial and Ethics Committee, International Academy of Cytology, Germany, 1998-2001
Professional excellence award, Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia, India Day 2000, 1999
Miembro Honorario Extranjero, Sociedad Argentina de Citologia, Buenos Aires, 2001
George Papanicolaou Award, American Society of Cytopathology, Wilmington DE, 2001
America's Top Doctor- Cancer Connolly Directory 05,06,07,08,09,010,011, 2004-2012
"America's Top Physician" Pathology- Cytopathology, Consumer Research Council of America 06,07,08,09,010, 011,012,013, 014, 2005
The Peter C Nowell Award for outstanding teaching contributions, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
The Peter C Nowell Award for outstanding teaching contributions, 2005-2005
Excellence in Education Award. American Society of Cytopathology,, 2011
Excellence in Education . American Society of Cytopathology, 2011-2012
Who's Who in America, 2011
US News and World Report- Top Pathologist (2010-2011, one of 126) in the country, 2012
L.C. Tao Educator of the Year Award, Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology, United States and Canadian Society of Pathology (USCAP), 2012
The Maurice Goldblatt Gold Medal 2011, International Academy of Cytology, Paris, 2013
US News and World Report

Top 1% of Pathologists in the Country, 2013
"Super Doctor" Philadelphia; among top 5% of doctors in the Country ., 2013
America's Top Physician" Pathology- Cytopathology, Consumer Research Council of America, 2014
America's Top Pathologist, 2014
Who's Who in America, 2014
Mahatma Gandhi Samman; NRI, House of Lords, London, 2015
2015 Top Cancer Doctors,Newsweek Magazine- Special Health Issue;07.31.2015-08.07.2015., 2015

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Society of Cytopathology, 2007 - 2009
American Society of Cytopathology, 2010 - 2013
Fellow:
Internation Academy of Cytology, - Present

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Selected Publications

Characterizing specimen quality of cell block samples in an era of personalized diagnostics: Analysis of 221 lymph node fine-needle aspirations

David M. Youk, MS, CT (ASCP) a *; Nirag C. Jhala, MD, MIAC1a; Prabodh K. Gupta, MBBS, MD, FIAC, J of the American Society of Cytopathology, 2015 (in press)

Pleural Mass Forming Extramedullary Hematopoiesis Masquerading as a Malignant Neoplasm"

meyklerR, Obstfeld A,jhalaN, VergaraN, GuptaP, Diagnostic Cytopathology, 2015 (In press)

Perspective on cells: Evolution of cytopathology and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA"

Gupta, Prabodh k, Jhala, Nirag, Diagnostic Cytopathology 43(2): 169-173, 2015

Higher expression of miR-182 in cytology specimen of high grade urothelial cell carcinoma, a potential diagnostic marker

Shuanzeng Wei, Zhanyong Bing, Yuan Yao, Stephen R. Master, Prabodh Gupta, Acta Cytologica 59(): 109-112, 2015

Correlation of Fine Needle Aspiration with , fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and ultrasound imaging in head and neck lymph nodes.

Sule Canberk, MD, Zubair Baloch, MD, Lisa Jones, MD, Vidhu Kaushik, MD,Prabodh K. Gupta, MD, J of the American Society of Cytopathology 4(): 246-252, 2015

Case report: Metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung with filiform “ciliated” tumor cells in the cerebrospinal fluid

Daniel A. Zlotoff1, Cynthia Kelly2, Malca Kierson2, Cindy McGrath2, Prabodh Gupta2*, Case Reports in Clinical Medicine 2(3): 147-151, 2013

Leopold G Koss (1920-2012): A multi-author tribute

Elgert PA, Frable WJ, Gupta PK, Hoda RS, Meisels A, Melamed, M, Rosenthal D, Diagnostic Cytopathology, 2013

TeleCyP (Telecytopathology): Real-Time Fine-Needle Aspiration Interpretation

Abha Goyal Nirag Jhala Prabodh Gupta, Acta Cytologica 56(6): 669–677, 2012

Cell Block Examination Is Critical for Sarcoidosis Diagnosis by Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Mediastinal Lymph Node Fine Needle Aspiration

He Wang, MD, PhD;1* Akshatha Rao, MBBS;2 Anthony Lafranco, MD;2 Anil Vachani, MD;2 Andrew Haas, MD, PhD;2 Prabodh Gupta, MB BS, MD, FIAC1, North American Journal of Medicine and Science 5(4): 198-202, 2012

Urothelial carcinoma of the renal pelvis presenting as a cervical lymph node mass and the utility of UroVysion in the characterization of this tumor.

Cynthia Kelley, Raghunath Puthiayavettil, Scott Edwards, Paul Zhang, Prabodh Gupta, CAP Annual Meeting, 2012