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

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

Web Links

Selected Publications

Impact of Specialist Review of Liver Biopsies on Clinical Care: A Five Year Review

Kyle Devins, Emma Furth, Kristen Stashek, Stuti Shroff, Rashmi Tondon, United states and Canadian Association of Pathology (USCAP), 2018

Mismatch Repair Analysis in the Era of Immunotherapy: An Institutional Experience

Nya Nelson, Emma Furth, Kristen Stashek, Rashmi Tondon, Stuti Shroff, United states and Canadian Association of Pathology (USCAP), 2018

Biliary vs. Thyroid-like: A tale of two morphologies

Sharon Song, Kathleen Montone, Kristen Stashek, Rashmi Tondon, Liver International, 2017

Crystals in Perforated Bowel: Culprits or Innocent Bystanders

Aileen Grace P. Arriola, MD, Niels D. Martin, MD, FACS, FCCM, and Rashmi Tondon, MD., International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 2017

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

Erythropoietic protoporphyria in an adult with sequential liver and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: A case report

Annika L. Windon*, Rashmi Tondon* (co-first author), Nathan Singh, Samir Abu-Gazala, David L. Porter, J. Eric Russell4, Colleen Cook, Elaine Lander, Georgeine Smith, Kim M. Olthoff, Abraham Shaked, Maarouf Hoteit, Emma E. Furth, Marina Serper., American Journal of Transplantation Article ID: AJT14581, 2017

Combination of Neoadjuvant Transarterial Chemoembolization (TACE) and Orthotopic Liver Transplantation for the Treatment of Cirrhotomimetic Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Peiman Habibollahi, Sara P. Shamchi, Rashmi Tondon, Brett L. Ecker, Terence Gade, Stephen Hunt, Michael C. Soulen, Emma E. Furth, Matthew H. Levine, Gregory Nadolski, J Vasc Interv Radiol, 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