Department of Pathology, Section of Anatomic Pathology

Office Phone: (706) 721-3099
Office Address: BAE 2581


Assistant Professor

Appointment Date

July 2015

Appointment Type



2003: N.D.M.V.P.S Medical College, India – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - M.B.B.S. Residency & Fellowships

2009-2013: University of Florida College of Medicine- Jacksonville, FL – Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

2013-2014: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC – Cytopathology

2014-2015: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX – Hematopathology

Board Certification(s)

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology

American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology

American Board of Pathology, Cytopathology

American Board of Pathology, Hematopathology

Major Interests

Surgical Pathology; Cytopathology; Hematopathology

Selected Publications

Tailor, Prashant D., Sai Karthik Kodeboyina, Shan Bai, Nikhil Patel, Shruti Sharma, Akshay Ratnani, John A. Copland, Jin-Xiong She, and Ashok Sharma. "Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker Potential of Kallikrein Family Genes in Different Cancer Types." Oncotarget 9, no. 25 (2018). doi:10.18632/oncotarget.24947.

Ryan Schwertner 1 , Jasmine Locklin 2, Nikhil Patel 3, Yulia Melenevsky 2, Jayanth H.Keshavamurthy 2. (2018, Apr 3). Granular cell tumor, {Online}. DOI: 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.15322 ISSN: 1563-4086

Bhatt, Brinda, Peng Zeng, Huabin Zhu, Sathish Sivaprakasam, Siyi Li, Haiyan Xiao, Lixin Dong, Pamela Shiao, Ravindra Kolhe, Nikhil Patel, Honglin Li, Daniel Levy-Bercowski, Vadivel Ganapathy, and Nagendra Singh. "Gpr109a Limits Microbiota-Induced IL-23 Production To Constrain ILC3-Mediated Colonic Inflammation." The Journal of Immunology, 2018. doi:10.4049/jimmunol.1701625.

Scelsi, Chris L., Tanya Khasnavis, Nikhil G. Patel, Jayanth H. Keshavamurthy, and William B. Davis. "Persistent Lobar Atelectasis in a Patient With Chronic Hoarseness." Chest 151, no. 5 (2017). doi:10.1016/j.chest.2017.01.029.

Patel N, Tang W, Starr S, Hewan-Lowe K. Hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma. ASCP Case Reports: Cytopathology. 2015;CY 15-4.

Patel N, Mohammadi A, Rhatigan R. A comparative analysis of mast cell quantification in five common dermatoses: lichen simplex chronicus, psoriasis, lichen planus, lupus, and insect bite/allergic contact dermatitis/nummular dermatitis. ISRN Dermatol. 2012; 2012:759630.