Ravindra Kolhe

Interim Chair

Ravindra Kolhe

Interim Chair


Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology: Anatomic Pathology

Other Duties

Leon H. Charbonnier Endowed Chair Pathology, Pathology

Associate Dean for Translational Research

Associate Director of Genomics, Georgia Cancer Center


  • Ph.D., Biology/Biological Sciences, General Mississippi State University, 2006

  • MBBS, Medicine Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medic, 2001


  • PHY GA Composite Medical Brd, 2012

  • Georgia State Medical License Medicine and Surgery Georgia State Board of Medical Examiners, 2012

Awards & Honors

  • COVID 19 Test Development Efforts at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, 2020

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RPAT 5000

  • PATH 5003

    Surgical Pathology Extn.

Teaching Interests

Medical Students: Phase II pathology – Cytogenetics of myeloproliferative neoplasms, Breast pathology, Surgical Pathology.
Phase I Cellular and Molecular Basis of Medicine module- Personalized Medicine
Pathology Residents: Molecular Pathology, Surgical Pathology, Cancer Cytogenetics, Breast Pathology, Lab Management and Pathology informatics.
Hematology-oncology Fellows: Molecular Pathology, Cancer Cytogenetics.
Med Tech students - Clinical Molecular Methods Lab, Clinical Molecular Methods Internship CLSC 7990
PRIDE Summer Institute: Molecular Diagnostics.


Selected Recent Publications

  • Clinical and molecular assessment of an onco-immune signature with prognostic significance in patients with colorectal cancer, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Clinical Utility of Combined Optical Genome Mapping and 523-gene Next Generation Sequencing Panel For Comprehensive Evaluation of Myeloid Cancers., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Clinical validation of a multiplex PCR-based detection assay using saliva or nasopharyngeal samples for SARS-Cov-2, influenza A and B, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • COVID19hostgenomesv Consortium. Optical genome mapping identifies rare structural variations as predisposition factors associated with severe COVID-19, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Finding the Achilles' Heel of SARS-CoV-2, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • MCG Senate Executive Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • CLS Program Advisory Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Senator at Large- MCG Senate Executive committee 2018 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • PRMC 2016 - 2020

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Georgia Cancer Center Director Search Committee 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Melanoma national committee for microarray recommendations 2017 - 2020

    Role: Committee Chair
  • CAP Inspection Team 2012 - 2020

    Role: Member
  • CLL national committee for microarray recommendations 2015 - 2018

    Role: Member