Rashmi Tondon, M.D., P.D.C.C.

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Pathologist in-charge, GI Oncology Multidisciplinary Case Conference and Tumor Board, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Medical Students (MS2) Pathology Module, GI Block, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program, Department of Pathology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Division of Anatomic Pathology
3400 Spruce Street
Perelman School of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-615-3642
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.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

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

Description of Research Expertise

Selected Publications

Sweeney JR, Arenas DJ, Fortuna D, Tondon R, Furth EE. : Virtual biopsies: Proof of concept for a novel quantitative approach to liver biopsy adequacy and pathology education. Am J Clin Pathol. Aug 2023.

Buckley KH, Tondon R, Guilford P, Katona BW.: Non-targeted biopsies in hereditary diffuse gastric cancer: Necessary, but not enough. Transl Cancer Res. Jul 2023.

Harris J, Zhang Q, Tondon R, Fortuna D, Stashek K.: Characterization of Amyloidosis in the Gastrointestinal Tract with an Emphasis on Site-Specific Interstitial Patterns, Associated Epithelial Changes, and Quality Metrics (abstract # 501). Modern Pathology Mar 2023 Notes: In press. Poster presentation at the 2023 The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) annual meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Chand M, Alzeer A, Stashek K, Furth EE, Tondon R. : The Biologic Diversity of Colorectal Carcinoma (CRC) is Present in the Early Stage: Quantitative Analysis of Malignant Polyps. ASCP (#3934480), Long Beach, California. 2023.

Goyal G, Von Reusner, JM, Haye KK, Tondon R. : Clinico-pathological and Molecular Features of Pancreatic Acinar Cell Carcinoma: Association with BRCA2 mutation. ASCP Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL Sep 2022 Notes: Poster presentation.

Feely M, Tondon R, Gubbiotti M, Stashek KM, Numbere N, Huber AR, Sharma AK, Geller BS, Salaria SN, Gonzalez RS.: Gastrointestinal Tract Injury by Yttrium-90 Appears Largely Restricted to Resin Microspheres But Can Occur Years After Embolization. Am J Surg Pathol. 46(9): 1234-1240, Sep 2022.

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. : Niraparib plus nivolumab or niraparib plus ipilimumab in patients with platinum-sensitive advanced pancreatic cancer: a randomised, phase 1b/2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 23(8): 1009-102, Aug 2022 Notes: Clinical trial.

Andrianus S, Furth EE, Tondon R.: Effectiveness and Utility of IHC Staining in Mild Chronic Gastritis in Detection of H. pylori Organisms: Practice Trends in General Pathologists and GI Pathologists. Mod Pathol 35(Suppl 2): 414-415, Mar 2022 Notes: Poster presentation; Gastrointestinal Pathology Session at The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

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. : 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. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 17th Congress of European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO), Vienna, Austria Feb 2022 Notes: Poster presentation.

Walker S, El-Sharkawy F, Priore SF, Tondon R. : The Floating Imposter: A Patient Safety Collaboration Between Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Research Day/Penn Medicine 2022.

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Last updated: 08/24/2023
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