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Raavi Gupta, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology

Division of Surgical Pathology and Hematopathology

Office location: A2-406A

Tel: (718)-270-1673

Fax: (718)-270-3331

e-mail: Raavi.Gupta

Research or Clinical Interest Summary

My research interests include hematopoietic neoplasms including myelodysplastic syndrome and biology of in cancer in different ethnic populations.

Research Support:

Research Investment Initiative program, College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Mechanisms of Inflammation in Trypnosoma cruzi Infection in CLP-1 Heterozygous Mice Principal Investigator: Haseeb Siddiqi PhD
Co-investigator: Raavi Gupta MD 2012


Selected Recent Publications

1.  Azhar, M., Shafique, K., Oza, T., M.A. Haseeb., Gupta, R. Bilateral thyroid-type struma ovarii in a postmenopausal patient: A case report and review of literature. 2017. Journal of Clinical Gynecology and Obstetrics. [in press].


2.  Shah S, Gupta R, Shinder R. Orbital Plasmacytoma in a Young Man with Multiple Myeloma. 2017. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol. [in press].


3.  Gottesman, S., Yousefi, E., Gupta, R. Hydrophilic polymer vasculopathy with coinciding pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like changes in an amputated toe. 2017. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology. doi:10.1111/cup.12889.


4.  Arora, S., Levitan, D; Regmi, N; Sidhu, G; Gupta, R; Nicastri, A; Saggi, SJ; Braverman, A. Cryoglobulinemia in a patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) - A case report and review of literature of renal involvement in CLL. 2016. Blood Cells, Molecules and Diseases. 60: 7-11. doi:10.1016.


5.  Silverman, N., Lanjewar, S, Gupta, R., Shinder, R. 2016. IgG4-related disease of the punctum and canaliculus. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. PMID: 26866331 [Epub ahead of print]


6.  Ayoub, I., Babinska, A., Gupta, R., Oh, M., Salifu, M. 2015. Colon necrosis due to sodium polystyrene sulfonate (SPS) with and without sorbitol: An experimental study in rats. PLoS One. 28;10(9). PMID: 26413782.


7.  Gupta, R., Gorsky, M., Henderson, T., & M.A. Haseeb. 2015. Clinical course of unilateral Acanthamoeba keratitis in a cosmetic contact lens wearer. Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science, 45: 366-370. PMID: 26116606


8.  Loizou, D., Enav, B., Komlodi-Pasztor, E., Hider, P., Kim-Chang, J., Noonan, L., Taber, T., Kaushal, S., Limgala, R., Brown, M., Gupta, R., Balba, N., Goker-Alpan, O., Khojah, A. & Alpan, O. 2015. The effect of omalizumab treatment on allergic tissue inflammation and clinical outcomes in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis: An open label, single arm study. PLoS One, 10 (3). PMID: 25789989


9.  Kinneman, L., Molloy, B., Nguyen, V., Loizou, D., Silverman, R., Mensah-Bonsu, N., Enav, B., Johal, J., Plassmeyer, M., Ryherd, M., Austin, L., Limgala, R., Brown, M., Gupta, R., Noonan, L., Hider, P. & Alpan, O. 2014. Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, bullous variant, presenting in a six-month-old infant. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Practice, 2: 341-342. PMID: 24811027


10. Xi, Q., Wang, H., Heilman, E.R., Walsh, M.G., Haseeb, M.A. & Gupta, R. 2014. Increased expression of enhancer of Zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) differentiates squamous cell carcinoma from normal skin and actinic keratosis. European Journal of Dermatology, 24: 41-45. PMID: 24413452


11. Gill, R., Al-Subu, A., Elitsur, Y., Gupta, R., Treem, W.R., Rabinowitz, S. & Schwarz, S.M. 2014. Eosinophilic esophagitis in two ethnically distinct pediatric populations. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 133: 576–577.


12. Martello, L.A., Wadgaonkar, R., Gupta, R., Machado, F.S., Walsh, M.G., Mascareno, E., Tanowitz, H.B. & Haseeb, M.A. 2013. Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi infectivity, proliferation, and cytokine patterns in gut and pancreatic epithelial cells maintained in vitro. Parasitology Research, 112: 4177-4183. PMID: 24018709.


13. Rets, A., Gupta, R. & Haseeb, M.A. 2013. Determinants of reactivation of inapparent Strongyloides stercoralis infection in patients hospitalized for unrelated admitting diagnosis. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 25: 1279-1285. PMID: 24081104.


14. Huimiao, J., Gupta, R. & Somma, J. 2013. EZH2, a unique marker of malignancy in effusion cytology. Diagnostic Cytopathology, 42: 111-116. PMID: 23636867.


15. Gupta, R., Babb, J.S., Singh, B., Chiriboga, L., Libbys, L., Adams, S. & Demaria, S. 2011. The numbers of FoxP3+ lymphocytes in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients correlate with primary tumor size but not nodal status. Cancer Investigation, 29: 419-425. PMID: 21649468.


16. Lim, R.P., Tuvia, K., Hajdu, C.H., Losada, M., Gupta, R., Parikh, T., Babb, J.S. & Taouli, B. 2010. Quantification of hepatic iron deposition in patients with liver disease: comparison of chemical shift imaging with single-echo T2-weighted imaging. American Journal of Roentgenology, 194: 1288-1295. PMID: 20410416.


17. Zhang, X., Gupta, R. & Nicastri, A.D. 2010. Bladder adenocarcinoma following gastrocystoplasty. Journal of Pediatric Urology, 6: 525-527. PMID: 2039267.


18. Hyams, E.S., Gupta, R., Melamed, J., Taneja, S.S. & Shah, O. 2009. Renal involvement by chronic myelomonocytic leukemia requiring nephrouretrectomy. Reviews in Urology, 11: 33–37. PMID: 19390673.


19. Gupta, R., Soupir, C.P., Johari, V. & Hasserjian, R.P. 2007. Myelodysplastic syndrome with isolated deletion of chromosome 20q: an indolent disease with minimal morphologic dysplasia and frequent thrombocytopenic presentation. British Journal of Haematology, 139: 265-268. PMID: 17764468.


20. Olack, B., Gupta, R. & Brooks, G.S. 2007. Anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma arising in saline breast implant capsule after tissue expander breast reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 59: 56-57. PMID: 17589261.



Book Chapter

Gupta, R., Nowakowski, M. & Haseeb, M.A. 2015. Human protozoal infections and their potential for causing neoplasms. In M.R. Shurin, Y. Thanavaka & N. Ismail (eds), Infection and Cancer: Bi-Drectional Interactions.. Springer, Berlin. pp. 75-91.



Research Support:

NIH - P20. Feasibility studies to build collaborative partnerships in cancer research to study racial/ethnic differences in GI cancer biology.

Co-Investigator: Raavi. Gupta, M.D. 2015-2019