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Sharathkumar Bhagavathi, M.D.

Present Title:
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
03/11 to Present

Office Address:
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
One Robert Wood Johnson Place - MEB 212
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Clinical Expertise:

Research Expertise:

Undergraduate Education:
SG Junior College
Bellary, Karnataka, India

Graduate Education:
M.R. Medical College
Gulbarga, KA, India

Postgraduate Training:

J.N. Medical College Pathology
Belgaum, KA, India

Drexel University/Hahnemann Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Pathology Resident
02/04- 06/04 
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN
Hematopathology Fellowship

University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL 
Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

Academic Appointments:
Bharati Medical College
Pune MS, India
Assistant Pathologist

Christian Medical College 
Vellore, TN, India
Tutor in Pathology

Hospital Appointments:
Lakeview Hospital
Bangalore, India
Register in Medicine
09/88- 05/89

Bangalore Children’s Hospital
Bangalore, KA, India
Consultant Pathology 

State of New Jersey
State of Michigan


Original Articles in Journals

  •  Bhagavathi, S., Sharathkumar A., Hunter S., Sung L., Kanhere, Venturina MD., Wilson, JD. Activated B-cell immunophenotype might be associated with poor prognosis of primary central nervous system
    lymphomas. Clin. Neuropathol; 2008;27:13-20
  • Bhagavathi S, Wilson, JD. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma: Review. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2008; 132:1830-1834
  • Bhagavathi S, Chang, CH. Multicentric Basaloid Carcinoma of Lung Clinically Mimicking Metastatic
    Carcinoma: A case report. Int. J. Surg, Pathology 2009;17:68-71
  • Bhagavathi S., Borromeo V., Desair H., Crisan, D. Case report and literature review: a rear patient
    with chronic myeloid leukemia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Ann Clin Lab Sci 2008;38-405-409
  • Bhagavathi, S., Greiner, TC, Kazmi, SA, Fu, K., Sanger, WG, Chan, WC. Extranodal Marginal Zone
    Lymphoma of the Dura Matter with IGH/MALT1 and Review of Literature.  J Hematopathology
  • Bhagavathi, S., Fu, K. Primary Bone Lymphoma and BCL6: Correspondence (Letter to Editor) AJCP 2009; 131:144
  • Bhagavathi, S., Fu, K. Primary Bone Lymphoma: Review Arch Pathol Lab Med 2009;133:1868-1871
  • Bhagavathi, S., Micale, MA, Douglas-Nikitin,V, Ballouz, S, Neumann, K, Blenc, AM; Composite Biclonal
    Marginal Zone Lymphoma Lung and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in a Patient: Pathologic, Phenotypic, Cytogenetic, and Molecular Study. Int J Surg Pathol. 2009 April 15 (Epub ahead of print)
  • Bhagavathi, S., Gu, K., Bast, M., Loberiza, F., Vose, J., Weisenburger, D.D. Does a Diffuse Growth Pattern Predict for Survival in Patients with Low-grade Follicular Lymphoma? Leuk Lymph.
  • Bhagavathi, S., Micale, MA., Les, K., Wilson, JD, Wiggins, ML, Fu, K. Primary Bone Diffuse Large B-cell
    Lymphoma: Clinicopatholigical Study of 21 Cases and Review of Literature. Am J Surg Pathol.
  • Bhagavathi, S., Czader, M.  MicroRNAs in Benign and Malignant Hematopoiesis. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2010;134:1876-1881
  • Bhagavathi, S., Blenc, AM, Amin, M., Douglas-Nikitin,V., Patel, MC, Warren S., Malhotra, RK. Primary
    cutaneous large B cell lymphoma shows activation of nuclear factor kappa B and low incidences of
    Epstein Barr virus. Am J Dermatopathol 2010; 439-441
  • A Chiu, M. Czader, L. Cheng, M. Wang, H. Al-Ahmadie, S. Bhagavathi, H, Hyjek, DM Knowles, A. Orazi.
    Clonal X Chromosome Inactivation Suggests that Splenic Cored Capillary Hemagioma is a True Neoplasm
    and not a Subtype of Splenic Hamartoma. Mod Pathol. 2010 Sep 17. (Epub ahead of print)

Invited article (Editorial)

  • Bhagavathi, S. Role of reactive perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate in primary central nervous system
    lymphoma. J Postgrad Med. 2009;55:240-241


  • Intraoperative evaluation of pelvic lymphadenectomy during radical Prostatectomy: is gross examination
    only enough. Bhagavathi S, Amin M. USCAP conference abstract book 2005
  • Mutation screening for JAK2 (V617F) in the diagnostic work-up of chronic myeloproliferative disorders. Bhagavathi S, Crisan D. CAP conference abstract book 2006
  • Multicentric origin of Basaloid carcinoma of lung, clinically mimicking metastatic carcinoma.
    Bhagavathi S
    , Chang C. CAP conference abstract book, 2006
  • Activated B-cell immunophenotype leads to poor prognosis of primary central nervous system
    lymphomas: a single institutional experience. Bhagavathi S, Kanhere R, Wilson JD. ASCP conference
    abstract book 2006
  • Primary anaplastic large cell lymphoma of bone.  Bhagavathi S, Wilson JD. CAP conference abstract book
  • Does a Diffuse Growth Pattern Predict for Survival in Patients with Low-grade Follicular Lymphoma?
    Bhagavathi S, Gu K, Bast M, Loberiza F, Vose J, Weisenburger DD. USCAP conference abstract book 2008   
  • Primary Cutaneous Large B Cell Lymphoma Shows Activation of Nuclear Factor Kappa B with Low
    Incidence of Epstein Barr Virus. Bhagavathi S, Blenc AM, Amin M, Douglas-Nikitin V, Patel MC, Warren
    S,Malhotra RK. USCAP conference abstract book 2009
  • The Nuclear Factor-Kappa B Pathway: A Role in Primary Cutaneous Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphomas.
    Patel MC, Bhagavathi S, Malhotra RK, Amin M, Blenc AM. USCAP conference abstract book 2009
  • MicroRNA Expression Profiles in Pediatric Precursor T Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma.
    Czader M, Rizzo K, Nassiri M, Bhagavathi S, Vance GH. USCAP conference abstract book 2009
  •  Autoimmune pancreatitis produces monoclonal or highly selected oligoclonal T-cells peaks in T cell Gamma receptor gene rearrangement studies: A useful Adjunctive diagnostic assay. Bhagavathi S,
    Goldstein N. USCAP conference abstract book 2006
  • Distribution of high risk HPV subtypes in HGSIL cervical lesions from a Midwest, Suburban, affluent, screened population. Bhagavathi S, Goldstein N. USCAP conference abstract book 2007
  • Primary T-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System: Immunological Results and Molecular Approach to Diagnosis. Bhagavathi S, Greiner T. USCAP conference abstract book 2008