Presentations

Cytohistopathologic Correlation of Salivary Gland Nodules at Danbury Hospital, Jayalakshmi Venkateswaran, MD, Susan Karki, MD, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD, Steven Sieber, MD. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Danbury Hospital, 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky, MD Research Day, June 2020.

Primary Cutaneous B-cell Lymphoma, Leg type: A Rare Case, Jayalakshmi Venkateswaran, MD, Sapna P. Desai, MD, Gunjan Gupta, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Danbury Hospital, 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky, MD Research Day, June 2020.

Metastasis of Endometrial Adenocarcinoma to the Vulva: An Unusual Case, Jayalakshmi Venkateswaran, MD, Fnu Sandeep, MD, Steven Sieber, MD, Nusrat Pathan, MD, Mary S. Chacho, MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky, MD Research Day, June 2020. (Accepted for presentation at College of American Pathologists October 10-14, 2020)

Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules Classified as Category III (Atypia of undetermined significance or follicular lesion of undetermined significance) on Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: A Community Hospital Experience. G. Kaur, O. Olayinka, R. Agarwal, M. Chacho, R. Vidhun. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020.  (Accepted by for presentation at College of American Pathologists 2020, October 10-14)

ORISE Submucosal Lifting Gel Mimicking Gastrointestinal Amyloidosis: A Report of Two Cases. Oluwaseyi Olayinka, MD, MSc, Jayalakshmi Venkateswaran, MD, Samuel Barasch, MD, Adam Gorelick, MD, Jessica Dodge, MD. Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Gastroenterology, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, 2020.

The Ability of Duodenal Endoscopic Abnormalities to Predict Histopathology. Debasmita Das, MD, Jayalakshmi Venkateswaran, MD, Kaitlyn Williams BS, Ramapriya Vidhun MD, Joseph Fiorito MD, Stephanie, Stroever Phd, MPH, Jessica Dodge, MD. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020. (Accepted in United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 28-March 5, 2020).

Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Involving the Female genital Tract Organs: A Carcinoma Mimicker. G. Kaur, O. Olayinka, S. Karki, J. West, N. Pathan. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020, Danbury, CT. (Accepted for presentation at College of American Pathology 2020, October 10-14)

Pulmonary Hamartoma, A Relatively Common Diagnosis with a Rare Presentation. F. Sandeep, G. Kaur, O. Olayinka, S. Sieber, N. Pathan. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020. (Accepted at American Society for Clinical Pathology annual meeting, Austin, TX. September 9-11 2020.)

A Rare Primary Extra-Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (EGIST) of Omentum with Partial Response to Imatinib.T. Hsieh, A. Shah, G. Kaur, J. West, O. Sostin, E. Ma. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020.

A Case of Pulmonary Incidentaloma T. Hsieh, Y. Wang, G. Kaur, G. Gupta, O. Sostin, V. Rella.. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020.

Unique Case of Risperidone-Associated Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis T. Hsieh, A. Shah, G. Kaur, H. El-Fanek, O. Dallaku.. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020.

Primary Ewing Sarcoma presenting as a pelvic mass, a case report and literature review.  P. Koirala, A. Moon, F. Sandeep, G. Kaur, M. Chacho, J. West, L. Chuang.. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020.

A Case of Paraneoplastic Nephrotic Syndrome. B. Matta, G. Kaur, S. Vedantam, H. El-Fanek, O. Sostin. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020.

Pericardial effusion- a unique etiology B. Matta, G. Kaur, S. Vedantam, Samuel P Barasch, O. Sostin.. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020 and Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (CCACC), May 2020.

Pathologic Findings in the Adrenal Gland in Adult Autopsies: A Ten-Year Community Teaching Hospital Experience S. Desai, G. Kaur, K. Williams, R. Vidhun, J. Dodge.. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020 ted States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 28-March 5, 2020

A Non-Invasive Method to Predict the Presence Of Colonic Adenomas By Analysis Of The Stool Microbiome. Oral Presentation. Susan Karki, MD , Lisa Arrigo MS, Deep Pandya MS, Adam Gorelick MD, Paul Fiedler MD.  35th Joseph L. Belsky Research day, Danbury, CT. June 2020

Scrotal leiomyoma presenting as sebaceous cyst: a case report . Susan Karki MD, Gagandeep Kaur, MD, Gunjan Gupta MD. 35th   Joseph L. Belsky Research Day, Danbury, CT. June 2020.  Accepted for presentation at American Society of Clinical Pathology Austin, T, September 9-11, 2020.

The Enhancement of the Diagnostic Yield of Breast Core Needle Biopsies Using Optical Sectioning Microscopy  Sapna Desai, MD1, Jennifer Campbell, BS, HT (ASCP)CE2, MD, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD1, Denise McKibben, PhD2, Richard Torres, MD, MS3, Eben Olson, PhD3, Michael J. Levene, PhD4, Terry Profeta, BA, HTL (ASCP)1, Paul N. Fiedler, MD1; 1Department of Pathology and 2Department of Pathology Research, 3Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 4Applikate Technologies, Weston, CT, 34th Belsky Research Day, Oral Presentation.


National Meeting Presentations –  ASCP,  ASDP,  CAP & USCAP   

Pathologic Findings in the Adrenal Gland in Adult Autopsies: A Ten-Year Community Teaching Hospital Experience S. Desai, G. Kaur, K. Williams, R. Vidhun, J. Dodge.. 35th Annual Joseph L. Belsky MD Research Day, June 2020 United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 28-March 5, 2020

The Ability of Duodenal Endoscopic Abnormalities to Predict Histopathology.  Das D, Venkateswaran j, Williams K, Vidhun R, Fiorito J, Stroever S, Dodge J.  Poster presentation at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Feb 28-March 5, 2020.

Thyroid Pathology in Adult Autopsies: A Ten-Year Community Teaching Hospital Experience. G. Kaur, K. Williams, S. Desai, R. Vidhun, J. Dodge. United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual meeting, Los Angeles, CA. Feb. 28-March 5, 2020.

Radiologic-Pathologic Correlate: Concordance and Discordance Rates in Danbury Hospital Patient Population Oluwaseyi Olayinka, MD, MSc, Gagandeep Kaur, MD, Ana Rebelo, Mary Chacho, MD, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Cancer Center, 34th Belsky Research DayMay 2019, Oral Presentation 2nd Place award at Belsky and Blue Ribbon Finalist at ASCP 2019

The Enhancement of the Diagnostic Yield of Breast Core Needle Biopsies Using Optical Sectioning Microscopy  Sapna Desai, MD1, Jennifer Campbell, BS, HT (ASCP)CE2, MD, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD1, Denise McKibben, PhD2, Richard Torres, MD, MS3, Eben Olson, PhD3, Michael J. Levene, PhD4, Terry Profeta, BA, HTL (ASCP)1, Paul N. Fiedler, MD1; 1Department of Pathology and 2Department of Pathology Research, 3Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 4Applikate Technologies, Weston, CT, 34th Belsky Research Day, Oral Presentation.

Prospective Study of Histopathologic Features Differentiating Between Colonic  Hyperplastic Polyp and Sessile Serrated Adenoma in the Superficial Crypts of Polypectomy Specimens: Debasmita Das, MD, Shiquan He, Steven Sieber, MD.  Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT.  presented at American Society of Clinical Pathology Phoenix, AZ September 11-13, 2019.

Histopathologic Findings in Biopsies from Endoscopically Normal Adult Duodenums: Is Routine Biospy Necessary?: Debasmita Das, MD, Joseph Fiorito, MD, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD, Jessica Dodge, MD. Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Gastroenterology, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
First Place award at Belsky Day 2019.  College of American Pathology annual meeting, Orlando, FL. September 20-25, 2019

Evaluation of Concurrent Orders of Serum Amylase and Lipase for the Diagnosis of Acute Pancreatitis: Nataliya Sostin, MD, Gagandeep Kaur, MD, Oleg Sostin, MD, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD, Salvador Sena, MD  34th Belsky Research Day, Danbury, CT  May 2019

Review of Free Prostate Specific Antigen Assay Utilization at Danbury Hospital: Quoc Nguyen; S. Sena
34th Belsky Research Day, Danbury, CT. May 2019; submitted to American Society of Clinical Pathology October 2019.

Metachronous vulvar ectopic breast cancer: a case report and literature review.: Hermineh Aramin, MD1.,Pratisha Koirala, MD phD2, Abihishek Shah, MD1, Kendall Adams, DO2, Natalia Buza, MD4, Sapna Desai MD1, Mellissa FAirbain, PA3, Linus Chuang, MD2,3, Ramapriya Vidhun MD1, Vaagn Andikyan, MD2, 3, Department of Pathology1, Department of Obstetrics and Byencology2, Department of Gynecologic Oncology3, Danubry Hospital, Western Connecticut Health Network Danbury, CT, USA, Department of Gynecologic Pathology 4, Yale new Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA. *Both authors contributed equally to the work.

The Vermiform Appendix as a Quality Assurance Indicator in Adult Autopsies:  A Ten-Year Community Teaching Hospital Experience.  Gagandeep Kaur, MD, Kaitlyn Willims, BS, Ramapriya Vidhun, MD, Jessica Dodge, MD.  Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT

Pathologic Findings in the Spleen in Adult Autopsies: A Ten-Year Community Teaching Hospital Experience. G. Kaur, K. Williams, R. Vidhun, J. Dodge.. 34th Belsky Research Day, Danbury, CT May 2019, and College of American Pathologists annual meeting, Orlando, FL. September 20-25, 2019.

Special AT-rich sequence-binding protein 2 (SATB2), a New Useful Immunohistochemical Markers of Cutaneous Adnexal Tumors.  H. Aramin, G. Kaur, P Fiedler, S. He, J. Campbell, G. Levy. American Society of Dermatopathology conference, San Diego, California, October 17-20, 2019.

Quality Assurance of the Gallbladder and Relationship between Gallstones and Abdominal Panniculus Thickness in Adult Hospital Autopsies.  G. Kaur, K. Williams, R. Vidhun, J. Dodge.. 34th Annual Joseph Belsky Research Day, Danbury, CT. May 2019, and American Society for Clinical Pathology annual meeting, Phoenix, AZ. September 11-13, 2019.


GUT-C Presentations

Special Awards

  • Debasmita Das, MD- USCAP Mentoring Academy: Matched with Laura Lamps, MD, 2020.

National Organization Memberships

  • National Association of Medical Examiner’s (Resident)
  • American Board of Pathology (Resident)
  • College of American Pathologists (Resident)
  • United State and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathologist Society