Raavi Gupta, MD, FASCP, FCAP

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Laboratories
State University of New York-Downstate at Bay Ridge
University Hospital of Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098, USA

E-mail: Raavi.gupta@downstate.edu


Dr. Gupta is an Academic Pathologist at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. She completed her Pathology Residency at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA and fellowships in hematopathology and surgical pathology from Columbia University Medical Center and New York University Langone Medical Center in New York, NY respectively. She serves as a Director of Clinical Laboratories at Downstate at BayRidge, participates in undergraduate and graduate medical education, performs clinical and basic science research and is a Member of multiple institutional committees. She is an active Member of many national organizations and currently serves as a Secretary of New York Pathological Society.

Research Interest

Dr. Gupta studies hematological disorders like myelodysplastic syndrome, gastrointestinal diseases including eosinophilic esophagitis and genetic markers in colon and pancreatic carcinoma. Her basic science research interest is focused on exploring mechanisms of inflammation in different disease models.

Scientific Activities


• (2015) Professional Development Award, State University of New York
• (2013) Outstanding Teacher Award, Residency Program, Department of Pathology, State University of New York
• (2013) Professional Development Award, State University of New York
• (2011) Mentor for the Best Abstract Award for a Resident Abstract, College of American Pathologists
• (2011) Professional Development Award, State University of New York
• (2006) Best Investigator, Baystate Medical Center, MA
• (2005) Arthur Purdy Stout Society Stipend Travel Award
• (2004) ASCP Resident Council Liaison, Baystate Medical Center, MA
• (2003) Presidents Quality Award for Distinguished Performance, Baystate Health System, MA


1. Ayoub, I, Babinska, A, Gupta, R, Oh, M, Salifu, M. Colon Necrosis due to Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate ( SPS) with and without Sorbitol: An Experimental Study in Rats. PLoS One. 2015; 28: 10(9). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137636.
2. Gupta R, Gorsky M, Henderson T, Haseeb MA. Clinical Course of unilateral Acanthamoeba keratitis in a cosmetic contact lens wearer. Annals of Clinical & Laboratory Science. 2015; 45: 366-370.
3. Loizou, D, Enav, B, Komlodi-Pasztor E, et al. 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. 2015; 10 (3).
4. Kinneman L, Molloy B, Nguyen V, et al. Diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis, bullous variant, presenting in a six-month-old infant. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Practice. 2014; 2: 341-342. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2014.02.016
5. Xi Q, Wang H, Heilman ER, Walsh MG, Haseeb MA, Gupta R. Increased expression of enhancer of Zeste homolog 2 (EZH2) differentiates squamous cell carcinoma from normal skin and actinic keratosis. European Journal of Dermatology. 2014; 24: 41-45. doi: 10.1684/ejd.2013.2219
6. Gill R, Al-Subu A, Elitsur Y, Gupta R, Treem WR, Rabinowitz S, Schwarz SM. Eosinophilic esophagitis in two ethnically distinct pediatric populations. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2014; 133: 576-577.
7. Martello LA, Wadgaonkar R, Gupta R, et al. Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi infectivity, proliferation, and cytokine patterns in gut and pancreatic epithelial cells maintained in vitro. Parasitology Research. 2013; 112: 4177-4183.
8. Rets A, Gupta R, Haseeb MA. Determinants of reactivation of inapparent Strongyl oidesstercoralis infection in patients hospitalized for unrelated admitting diagnosis. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2013; 25: 1279-1285.
9. Huimiao J, Gupta R, Somma J. EZH2, a unique marker of malignancy in effusion cytology. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2013; 42: 111-116. doi: 10.1002/dc.22999
10. Gupta R, Babb JS, Singh B, et al. The numbers of FoxP3+ lymphocytes in sentinel lymph nodes of breast cancer patients correlate with primary tumor size but not nodal status. Cancer Investigation. 2011; 29: 419-425. doi: 10.3109/07357907.2011.585193
11. Lim RP, Tuvia K, Hajdu CH, et al. 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. 2010; 194: 1288-1295. doi: 10.2214/AJR.09.3036
12. Zhang X, Gupta R, Nicastri AD. Bladder adenocarcinoma following gastrocystoplasty. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2010; 6: 525-527. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2010.03.002
13. Hyams ES, Gupta R, Melamed J, Taneja SS, Shah O. Renal involvement by chronic myelomonocytic leukemia requiring nephrouretrectomy. Reviews in Urology. 2009; 11: 33-37.
14. Gupta R, Soupir CP, Johari V, Hasserjian RP. Myelodysplastic syndrome with isolated deletion of chromosome 20q: an indolent disease with minimal morphologic dysplasia and frequent thrombocytopenic presentation. British Journal of Haematology. 2007; 139: 265-268. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2141.2007.06776.x
15. Olack B, Gupta R, Brooks GS. Anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma arising in saline breast implant capsule after tissue expander breast reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2007; 59: 56-57.