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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 main interest is in the field of hematopathology, particularly studying myelodysplastic syndrome. I am also involved in hematology and coagulation laboratory.

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

(Peer Reviewed):

1. Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi infectivity, proliferation, and cytokine patterns in gut and pancreatic epithelial cells maintained in vitro. Martello LA, Wadgaonkar R, Gupta R , Machado FS, Walsh MG, Mascareno E, Tanowitz HB, Haseeb MA . Parasitol Res. 2013. Sep 10. PMID: 24018709

2. Increased Expression of Enhancer of Zeste Homolog 2 (EZH2) Differentiates Squamous Cell Carcinoma from Normal Skin and Actinic Keratosis" Xi Q, Wang H, Heilman ER, Walsh MG, M.A. Haseeb, Gupta R. Accepted for publication by European Journal of Dermatology, August 2013.

3. EZH2, a unique marker of malignancy in effusion cytology. Huimiao J, Gupta R , Somma J Diagnostic cytopathology. Diagn Cytopathol. 2013 May 2. doi: 10.1002/dc.22999. PMID: 23636867

4. Determinants of reactivation of inapparent Strongyloides stercoralis infection in patients hospitalized for unrelated admitting diagnosis. Rets A, Gupta R, Haseeb MA. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Nov;25(11):1279-85. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e328364b578. PMID: 24081104

Renal involvement by chronic myelomonocytic leukemia requiring nephrouretrectomy. Reviews in Radiology-accepted for publication, Sep 2008.
Elias S. Hyams, Raavi Gupta, Jonathan Melamed, Samir S. Taneja, Ojas Shah.

Myelodysplastic syndrome with isolated deletion of chromosome 20q: an indolent disease with minimal morphplogic dysplasia and frequent thrombocytopenic presentation. Gupta R, Soupir CP, Johari V, Hasserjian RP. Br J Hematol. 2007 Aug 30

Anaplastic Large T-cell lymphoma arising in saline breastiImplant capsule after tissue expander breast reconstruction. Olack B, Gupta R, brooks GS. Ann Plast Surg. 2007 Jul;59(1):56-7


Poster presentation:


Increased Expression of Enhancer of Zeste Homolog 2 (EZH2) in High Grade Neuroendocrine Tumors in the Gastrointestinal Tract", Qin J, Gupta R. Accepted for poster presentation to the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology’s 103rd Annual Meeting. 2014.

Myeloid-Related Protein (MRP-18 and MRP-14) expressing cells in hepatic circumoval granulomata in murine Schistosomiasis. Gupta R , Agrawal R, MA Haseeb. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2013; 137:10: 1514.

A Rare Variant Translocation t(6;9;22)(q23;q34;q11.2)in a Pediatric Case of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia" Rets A, Sreedhar R, Gupta R , Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2013; 137:10: 1363.

An Unusual Case of Mantle Cell Lymphoma as a Secondary Malignancy after Remission of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia" October 2013 issue of theArchives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. Garcia RA, Gupta R . Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2013; 137:10: 1364

Can axillary dissection be avoided in patients with sentinel node micrometastasis? The role of pathologic assessment of breast tumors in predicting non-sentinel node Metastasis. R Gupta1, J Cangiarella1, B Singh1, A Guth2, D Axelrod2, D Roses2 and F Darvishian1. 1Pathology, NYU Medical Center, New york, NY, United States and 2Surgery, NYU Medical Cenetr, New York, NY, United States.
- Presentated at USCAP, 2008, Denver Colorado.

Quantification of regulatory T-cells in Sentinel Lymph nodes of Breast Cancer Patients. R Gupta, B Singh, S Demaria.. Pathology, NYU Medical Center, New york, NY, United States
- Presentated at USCAP, 2008, Denver Colorado

Multiple Myeloma 1 (MUM1) Expression in Burkitt Lymphoma Is More Frequent in Cases with Complex Karyotypes and Correlates Inversely with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Infection. R Gupta, D Baiyee, B Alobeid, G Bhagat. Modern Pathology 2007; 20 suppl;242A

Clinicopathologic Features of B-Cell Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders Occurring in Lymphoid Tissue of the Waldeyers Ring. D Baiyee, R Gupta, B Alobeid, G Bhagat Modern Pathology 2007; 20 suppl;233A

Percentage hematogones by flow cytometry analysis is lower in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome than in cytopenic patients without myelodysplastic syndrome. R Gupta, RP Hasserjian, WN Rezuke, JA Diuseppe, JP Hunt. Modern Pathology 2006; 19:suppl1: 23A.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome with Isolated Del(20q): a Distinct Clinicopathologic Entity? R Gupta, V Johari, R Hasserjian. Modern Pathology 2006; 19:suppl1: 229A.

Evaluation of the relationships between pAKT and Beta-catenin in Invasive breast carcinoma. RSJ Ricketts, R Gupta, SI Camelo, D Arbadjief, M Arbadjief, B Pacik, S Marconi, CN Otis. Modern Pathology 2006;19:suppl1:40A

Evaluation of the PI3K/pAkt Pathway in Breast carcinoma which Are negative for ER, PR and Her-2/neu Receptor expression. RSJ Ricketts, R Gupta B Pacik, S Marconi, CN Otis. Modern Pathology 2006; 19:suppl1: 40A.

Evaluation of Phospho-mTOR ( Mamalian Target of Rapamycin) Expression in Benign, Proliferative and Malignant Epithelial Lesions of the breast. SI Camelo, R Rickets, DA Arbadjief, MA Arbadjief, R Gupta, B Pacik, S Marconi, CN Otis. Modern Pathology 2006;19:suppl1:23A.

pAKT/PI3K over expression May Predict Poor Survival in Patients Treated with Herceptin for 3+ HER-2/neu Positive Breast Carcinoma. R Gupta, R St J Ricketts, S Marconi, CN Otis. Modern Pathology 2006; 18:suppl1: 35A.