Gabriel C. Caponetti, 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
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
7 Gates Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Specialty Division



MD (Medicine), University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, 2003

Specialty Certification

ECFMG certified, 2004
CAP Laboratory Inspector Certification, 2007
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Certification, 2009
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2009
Hematology, American Board of Pathology, 2010
Molecular Genetic Pathology, American Board of Pathology, 2012

Postgraduate Training

Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Baystate Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine, 2005-09
Fellow, Hematopathology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2009-11
Fellow, Molecular Genetic Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2011-12

Awards and Honors

Best Poster in Pathology Informatics, Association for Pathology Informatics Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, 2008
Award for Research, Pathology Residency Program, Baystate Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine, 2008
Award for Professionalism, Pathology Residency Program, Baystate Medical Center-Tufts University School of Medicine, 2009
Travel Award, CAP Foundation, LabInfoTech Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, 2009
Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, 2013
Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, 2016

Memberships and Professional Organizations

College of American Pathologists, 2005-09 (Baystate Medical Center Residents Forum, 2008)
American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2005-09
Massachusetts Medical Society, 2005-10
Association for Pathology Informatics, 2006-09
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, 2007-present
American Society of Hematology, 2009-12
Nebraska Association of Pathologists, 2009-15
Society for Hematopathology, 2010-19
-------- Pathologists’ Recertification In-Service Examination (PRISE) Subcommittee, 2016-17
Association for Molecular Pathology, 2011-12
Argentine Society of Pathology, 2012-15
International Spleen Consortium, 2014-16
European Association for Hematopathology, 2018-present

Selected Publications

T-cell Lymphoma and Secondary Primary Malignancy Risk After Commercial CAR T-cell Therapy 

Ghilardi G, Fraietta JA, Gerson JN, Van Deerlin VM, Morrissette JJD, Caponetti GC, Paruzzo L, Harris JC, Chong EA, Susanibar Adaniya SP, Svoboda J, Nasta SD, Ugwuanyi OH, Landsburg DJ, Fardella E, Waxman AJ, Chong ER, Patel V, Pajarillo R, Kulikovskaya I, Lieberman DB, Cohen AD, Levine BL, Stadtmauer EA, Frey NV, Vogl DT, Hexner EO, Barta SK, Porter DL, Garfall AL, Schuster SJ, June CH, Ruella M. Nat Med 2024 Jan 24. doi: 10.1038/s41591-024-02826-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 38266761.

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Multiple airway plasmacytomas: A rare cause of proximal airway obstruction requiring tumor debulking 

Ghiathi C, Barlev AN, Caponetti GC, Plastaras JP, Basu D, Cohen AD, Ma KC. Clin Case Rep 11(11):e7962, Nov 2023. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.7962. PMID: 37953894; PMCID: PMC10636560. 

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Transdifferentiation of Follicular Lymphoma to Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and Langerhans Cell Sarcoma 

Bhattacharyya S, Inamdar A, Caponetti GC. Atlantic Regional Hematopathology Meeting, May 2023, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2023.

Novel intraoperative near-infrared imaging strategy to identify abnormalities in the anterior mediastinum 

Singhal S, Azari F, Caponetti GC, Kennedy GT. J Cardiothorac Surg 17(1):302, Dec 2022. doi: 10.1186/s13019-022-02054-8. PMID: 36494869; PMCID: PMC9734605. 

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Clinical laboratory mutation analysis performed on aggressive B cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma patient biopsies

Landsburg D, Caponetti GC, Bagg A, Schuster S., Nasta S, Gerson J, Frank F, Barta S, Svoboda J, Bhattacharyya S, Qualtieri J, Lim M, Chong E, Roth J, Elenitoba-Johnson K, Priore S, Deihimi S, Morrissette J. J Clin Oncol 40:16_Suppl, e19561-e19561, Jun 2022.

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Severe aplastic anaemia after serial vaccinations for SARS-CoV-2, pneumococcus and seasonal influenza

Wang X, Laczko D, Caponetti GC, Rabatin S, Babushok DV. EJHaem 3(3):983-988, May 2022. doi: 10.1002/jha2.443. PMID: 35941884; PMCID: PMC9348402.

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Patterns of immune checkpoint protein expression in MYC-overexpressing aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Landsburg DJ, Koike A, Nasta SD, Svoboda J, Schuster SJ, Wasik MA, Caponetti GC. Cancer Immunol Immunother 70(3):869-874, Mar 2021. doi: 10.1007/s00262-020-02708-3. Epub 2020 Aug 28. PMID: 32857184.

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Genetic studies in the evaluation of myeloproliferative neoplasms

Caponetti GC, Bagg A. Semin Hematol 56(1):7-14, Jan 2019. doi: 10.1053/j.seminhematol.2018.05.004. Epub 2018 May 28. PMID: 30573049. 

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Rare case of low-grade extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, arising in the setting of chronic rhinosinusitis and harboring a novel N-terminal KIT mutation 

Devins K, Schuster SJ, Caponetti GC, Bogusz AM. Diagn Pathol 13(1):92, Nov 2018. doi: 10.1186/s13000-018-0765-1. PMID: 30470245; PMCID: PMC6260989.

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Association of high mobility group BOX-1 and receptor for advanced glycation endproducts with clinicopathological features of haematological malignancies: a systematic review

Nguyen AH, Bhavsar SB, Riley EM, Caponetti GC, Agrawal DK. Contemp Oncol (Pozn) 20(6):425-429, 2016. doi: 10.5114/wo.2016.65600. Epub 2017 Jan 12. PMID: 28239277; PMCID: PMC5320453.

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