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Nirag C. Jhala, MD

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Anatomic Pathology
Director, Cytology

Nirag Jhala
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Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Gastrointestinal tract pathology
  • Endoscopically guided fine needle aspirates
  • Refining diagnostic algorithms based on morphology
  • Translating and validating biomarkers
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999
  • Fellowship, Cytopathology, Allegheny University Hospitals, 1998
  • Fellowship, Nephropathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 1997
  • Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Allegheny University Hospitals, 1997
  • MD, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, 1989
  • Residency, Pathology, Kanaiyalal Maneklal School of Medicine and Research,1987
  • Internship, Smt NHL Municipal Medical College, 1986
  • MBBS, Gujarat University, Smt NHL Municiple Medical College, 1985


  • International Society of Civilization Diseases and Environment
  • International Academy of Cytology
  • American Society of Cytology
  • Roger C Haggit Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology Society

Digital Bibliography

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Books, Book Chapters, and Monographs

Jhala N: Renal Pathology. Explanatory Notes for 2nd Year Medical Students. B. J. Medical College Pathology Journal. Saroj Ramesh (eds.). 1989-1990.

Jhala CI, Balar DB, Giri DD, Jhala NC: Breast. Chapter 16: Textbook of Pathology. Nagalottimath SJ and Talib VH (eds.). CBS Publication, New Delhi, India, 1st edition(Chapter 16), 1998.

Jhala N., Jhala, D.: Gastrointestinal Cytology. Chapter 5. Atlas of Diagnostic Cytopathology (Book was recommended for cytopathology trainees by the Association of Pathology Directors). Atkinson BF (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2nd Ed: 199-230, 2004.

Jhala D, Jhala NC.: Endoscopic ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of the pancreas. Adv Exp Med Biol. Siegal GP and Chhieng DC (eds.). Springer, 563: 91-103, 2005... Expand