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Charuhas Deshpande, MD

Charuhas Deshpande, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Deshpande is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pathology - Anatomic Pathology, 2008

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pulmonary and Mediastinal Pathology, Genitourinary Pathology

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Mumbai (formerly Bombay)
Residency: Seth G.S. Medical College
Residency: K B Bhabha Municipal Hospital
Residency: Tata Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Tata Memorial Hospital
Residency: The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center
Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memberships

American Society of Clinical Pathologists, National College of American Pathologists, National International Association for Study of Lung Cancer, International Pulmonary Pathology Society, National United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Deshpande is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of lung, pleura and thymus.

Selected Publications:

Singhal S, Bhojnagarwala PS, O'Brien S, Moon EK, Garfall AL, Rao AS, Quatromoni JG, Stephen TL, Litzky L, Deshpande C, Feldman MD, Hancock WW, Conejo-Garcia JR, Albelda SM, Eruslanov EB.: Origin and Role of a Subset of Tumor-Associated Neutrophils with Antigen-Presenting Cell Features in Early-Stage Human Lung Cancer. Cancer Cell 30 (1): 120-135,2016.

Keating JJ, Okusanya OT, De Jesus E, Judy R, Jiang J, Deshpande C, Nie S, Low P, Singhal S.: Intraoperative Molecular Imaging of Lung Adenocarcinoma Can Identify Residual Tumor Cells at the Surgical Margins. Molecular Imaging and Biology 18 (2): 209-218,2016.

Cereda M, Xin Y, Meeder N, Zeng J, Jiang Y, Hamedani H, Profka H, Kadlecek S, Clapp J, Deshpande CG, Wu J, Gee JC, Kavanagh BP, Rizi RR.: Visualizing the Propagation of Acute Lung Injury. Anesthesiology 124 (1): 121-31,2016.

Keating JJ, Nims S, Venegas O, Jiang J, Holt D, Kucharczuk JC, Deshpande C, Singhal S.: Intraoperative imaging identifies thymoma margins following neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Oncotarget 7 (3): 3059-67,2016.

Kennedy GT, Okusanya OT, Keating JJ, Heitjan DF, Deshpande C, Litzky LA, Albelda SM, Drebin JA, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S.: The Optical Biopsy: A Novel Technique for Rapid Intraoperative Diagnosis of Primary Pulmonary Adenocarcinomas. Annals of Surgery 262 (4): 602-609,2015.

Okusanya OT, DeJesus EM, Jiang JX, Judy RP, Venegas OG, Deshpande CG, Heitjan DF, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S.: Intraoperative molecular imaging can identify lung adenocarcinomas during pulmonary resection. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 150 (1): 28-35,2015.

Holt D, Parthasarathy AB, Okusanya O, Keating J, Venegas O, Deshpande C, Karakousis G, Madajewski B, Durham A, Nie S, Yodh AG, Singhal S.: Intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy identifies residual tumor cells in wounds. Journal of Biomedical Optics 20 (7): 76002,2015.

Azzato EM, Deshpande C, Aikawa V, Aggarwal C, Alley E, Jacobs B, Morrissette J, Daber R: Rare Complex Mutational Profile in an ALK Inhibitor-resistant Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Anticancer Research 35 (5): 3007-3012,2015.

Eruslanov EB, Bhojnagarwala PS, Quatromoni JG, Stephen TL, Ranganathan A, Deshpande C, Akimova T, Vachani A, Litzky L, Hancock WW, Conejo-Garcia JR, Feldman M, Albelda SM, Singhal S.: Tumor-associated neutrophils stimulate T cell responses in early-stage human lung cancer J Clin Invest 124 (12): 5466-80,2014.

Okusanya OT, Deshpande C, Barbosa EM, Aggarwal C, Simone Ii CB, Jiang J, Judy R, DeJesus E, Albelda S, Nie S, Low PS, Singhal S: Molecular imaging to identify tumor recurrence following chemoradiation in a hostile surgical environment. Molecular Imaging 13 : 1-6,2014.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
3400 Spruce Street, Founders - 6.039

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 615-6523
Fax: (215) 349-5910

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