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 Dean for Research, Medical College of Georgia

Associate Dean for Research

Associate Director of Genomics, Georgia Cancer Center

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

  • Honoree 40 under 40 American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), 2017

  • Induction, Engaged Leadership Academy (ELA) American College of Pathology, 2017

  • Outstanding Young Clinical Sciences Faculty Award Augusta University, 2017

  • Faculty Research Development Grant Award Georgia Cancer Center / Augusta University, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RPAT 5000

  • PATH 5014

    Pathology Off-Campus Extn.
  • 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

  • A framework for the clinical implementation of optical genome mapping in hematologic malignancies., 2024
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • A Push to Consider Mantle Cell Lymphoma in Adults with Leukemia/Lymphoma with Blastoid Morphology., 2023
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Analytic Validation of Optical Genome Mapping in Hematological Malignancies., 2023
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Application of optical genome mapping to identify samples with homologous recombination deficiency, 2023
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Bortezomib induced Peripheral and Severe Autonomic Neuropathy Characterized By Dizziness, Orthostatic, Hypotension and Weight Loss, 2023

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