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Rashmi Tondon, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 

Contact InformationHospital of the University of Pennsylvania
6 Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4829

Specialty Division

Anatomic Pathology

Research Expertise


Clinical Expertise

Luminal Gastrointestinal tract, Pancreas and Liver Pathology with focus on Stomach and Medical Liver Pathology.

Education

MBBS GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India, 1999
MD (Pathology), MLN Medical College, Allahabad, India, 2004
PDCC (Transfusion Medicine), Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India, 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 (GI)/Hepatic 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), Jhansi, India, 2004-2004
Gordon Signy Scholarship, World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (WASpALM), Tokyo, Japan, 2005-2005
1st Place Best Abstract Award by International Association of Chinese Pathologist at United States and Canadian Association of Pathologists (USCAP)., 2019-2019
The James E. Wheeler, MD Award for Excellence in Anatomic Pathology Resident Training, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Penn Medicine, 2021
The James E. Wheeler, MD Award for Excellence in Anatomic Pathology Resident Training, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Penn Medicine, 2022
Certificate of Appreciation awarded for teaching on Upper GI Pathology by Department of Pathology, University of Birmingham (UK), 2022

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists (CAP), 2010 - Present
Michigan Association of Pathologists, 2010 - 2011
The Pathology Society of Philadelphia, 2011 - Present
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), 2016 - Present
Pennsylvania Association of Pathologists (PAP), 2017 - Present
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society, 2017 - Present
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2018 - Present

Web Links


Selected Publications

Virtual biopsies: Proof of concept for a novel quantitative approach to liver biopsy adequacy and pathology education.

Sweeney JR, Arenas DJ, Fortuna D, Tondon R, Furth EE., Am J Clin Pathol., 2023, PMID:37598345

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Non-targeted biopsies in hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: Necessary, but not enough.

Buckley KH, Tondon R, Guilford P, Katona BW., Transl Cancer Res., 2023, PMID:37588744

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Characterization of Amyloidosis in the Gastrointestinal Tract with an Emphasis on Site-Specific Interstitial Patterns, Associated Epithelial Changes, and Quality Metrics (abstract # 501)

Harris J, Zhang Q, Tondon R, Fortuna D, Stashek K., Modern Pathology, 2023

The Biologic Diversity of Colorectal Carcinoma (CRC) is Present in the Early Stage: Quantitative Analysis of Malignant Polyps.

Chand M, Alzeer A, Stashek K, Furth EE, Tondon R., ASCP (#3934480), Long Beach, California., 2023

Clinico-pathological and Molecular Features of Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinoma: Association with BRCA2 mutation.

Goyal G, Von Reusner, JM, Haye KK, Tondon R., ASCP Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2022

Gastrointestinal Tract Injury by Yttrium-90 Appears Largely Restricted to Resin Microspheres But Can Occur Years After Embolization.

Feely M, Tondon R, Gubbiotti M, Stashek KM, Numbere N, Huber AR, Sharma AK, Geller BS, Salaria SN, Gonzalez RS., Am J Surg Pathol. 46(9): 1234-1240, 2022

Niraparib plus nivolumab or niraparib plus ipilimumab in patients with platinum-sensitive advanced pancreatic cancer: a randomised, phase 1b/2 trial.

Reiss KA, Mick R, Teitelbaum U, O'Hara M, Schneider C, Massa R, Karasic T, Tondon R, Onyiah C, Gosselin MK, Donze A, Domchek SM, Vonderheide RH., Lancet Oncol. 23(8): 1009-102, 2022, PMID:35810751

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Effectiveness and Utility of IHC Staining in Mild Chronic Gastritis in Detection of H. pylori Organisms: Practice Trends in General Pathologists and GI Pathologists.

Andrianus S, Furth EE, Tondon R., Mod Pathol 35(Suppl 2): 414-415, 2022

A Single Cell Approach Reveals Immune Cell Dynamics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Highlights Association of CD8 Intraepithelial Lymphocytes (IELs) With Response to Vedolizumab Treatment.

Paraskevopoulou M, Mayer LS, Krueger A, Pattekar A, Ramos A, Fulton M, Lau CW, Chau L, Ren Y, Chaudhari J, Tondon R, Al GA, Bittinger K, Fogt F, Yajnik V, Li, H, Lewis JD, Wu GD, Bewtra M, Tomov V, Juarez J., Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 17th Congress of European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO), Vienna, Austria, 2022

The Floating Imposter: A Patient Safety Collaboration Between Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

Walker S, El-Sharkawy F, Priore SF, Tondon R., Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Research Day/Penn Medicine, 2022