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Prabodh K. Gupta, MD

Prabodh K. Gupta, MD Physician

Emeritus Professor CE of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi

Dr. Gupta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Prabodh K. Gupta

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pathology - Anatomic Pathology, 1975
  • Pathology - Cytopathology, 1989

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Pulmonary Pathology

Description of Clinical Expertise


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
  • 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
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Panjab University - College of Medicine
Residency: Medical College, Amritsar & Irwin Hospital
Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency: All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital


Fellow: Internation Academy of Cytology,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Gupta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Developing cervical and lung cancer

Selected Publications:

David M. Youk, MS, CT (ASCP) a *; Nirag C. Jhala, MD, MIAC1a; Prabodh K. Gupta, MBBS, MD, FIAC: Characterizing specimen quality of cell block samples in an era of personalized diagnostics: Analysis of 221 lymph node fine-needle aspirations J of the American Society of Cytopathology : 2015 (in press).

meyklerR, Obstfeld A,jhalaN, VergaraN, GuptaP: Pleural Mass Forming Extramedullary Hematopoiesis Masquerading as a Malignant Neoplasm" Diagnostic Cytopathology : 2015 (In press).

Gupta, Prabodh k, Jhala, Nirag: Perspective on cells: Evolution of cytopathology and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA" Diagnostic Cytopathology 43 (2): 169-173,2015.

Shuanzeng Wei, Zhanyong Bing, Yuan Yao, Stephen R. Master, Prabodh Gupta: Higher expression of miR-182 in cytology specimen of high grade urothelial cell carcinoma, a potential diagnostic marker Acta Cytologica 59 : 109-112,2015.

Sule Canberk, MD, Zubair Baloch, MD, Lisa Jones, MD, Vidhu Kaushik, MD,Prabodh K. Gupta, MD: Correlation of Fine Needle Aspiration with , fluoro-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) and ultrasound imaging in head and neck lymph nodes. J of the American Society of Cytopathology 4 : 246-252,2015.

Daniel A. Zlotoff1, Cynthia Kelly2, Malca Kierson2, Cindy McGrath2, Prabodh Gupta2*: Case report: Metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung with filiform “ciliated” tumor cells in the cerebrospinal fluid Case Reports in Clinical Medicine 2 (3): 147-151,2013.

Elgert PA, Frable WJ, Gupta PK, Hoda RS, Meisels A, Melamed, M, Rosenthal D: Leopold G Koss (1920-2012): A multi-author tribute Diagnostic Cytopathology : 1-5,2013.

Abha Goyal Nirag Jhala Prabodh Gupta: TeleCyP (Telecytopathology): Real-Time Fine-Needle Aspiration Interpretation Acta Cytologica 56 (6): 669–677,2012.

He Wang, MD, PhD;1* Akshatha Rao, MBBS;2 Anthony Lafranco, MD;2 Anil Vachani, MD;2 Andrew Haas, MD, PhD;2 Prabodh Gupta, MB BS, MD, FIAC1: Cell Block Examination Is Critical for Sarcoidosis Diagnosis by Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Mediastinal Lymph Node Fine Needle Aspiration North American Journal of Medicine and Science 5 (4): 198-202,2012.

Cynthia Kelley, Raghunath Puthiayavettil, Scott Edwards, Paul Zhang, Prabodh Gupta: Urothelial carcinoma of the renal pelvis presenting as a cervical lymph node mass and the utility of UroVysion in the characterization of this tumor. CAP Annual Meeting : 2012.

Academic Contact Info


Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3238

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