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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Nimesh R. Patel, M.D.

Nimish R. Patel, M.D.

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellow


Undergraduate Institution and Degree

University of California at Berkeley

Double Major with B.A. in Philosophy and Molecular & Cell Biology (with emphasis in Genetics)

Medical School and Degree

Baylor College of Medicine, M.D.

Professional / Research Interests

Molecular Genetic Pathology

Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

Awards and Honors

2012-2013 - Chief Resident

2011-2013 - BCM Delegate to the CAP Residents Forum

Resident Tissue Bank Award, June 2010

Stuart A. Wallace Award for Excellence in Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, May 2009

Future Plans

2013-2015 - Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine

2015-2016 - Bone and Soft Tissue Fellowship



Wang, W.L., Patel, N.R., Caragea, M., Hogendoorn, P.C., López-Terrada, D., Hornick, J.L., Lazar, A.J. "Expression of ERG, an ETS Family Transcription Factor, Specifically Identifies ERG-Rearranged Ewing Sarcoma." Mod Pathol. 2012 Oct;25(10):1378-83.

Patel, N.R., Anzalone, M.L., Buja, L.M., Elghetany, M.T. "Sudden Cardiac Death due to Coronary Artery Involvement by IgG4-Related Disease: a Rare Serious Complication of a Rare Disease." Arch Pathol Lab Med. (in press)

Selected Abstracts/Posters

Patel, N.R., Chu, V., Kidd, L.R., Laucirica, R., Gannon, F.H. "Ewing Sarcoma/PNET Arising from the Mandible in a 52-Year-Old Man", Poster Presentation at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Pathologists

Patel, N.R., Demicco, E.G., Major, A.M., Wang, W.L., Lazar, A.J. and Lopez-Terrada, D. "Clinical Utility of MYH9/USP6 Fusion Transcript Detection and USP6 Expression in Nodular Fasciitis." Mod Pathol. 2012; 25 (2s): 19A [Published Abstract]. Poster Presentation at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Stowell-Orbison Session

Patel, N.R., Szigeti, R., Mawad, J.K., Laucirica, R. "Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma Presenting as an Abscess." Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011; 135: 1177 [Published Abstract]. Poster Presentations at the 2011 Annual Meetings of the College of American Pathologists and Texas Society of Pathologists

Olar, A., Patel, N.R., Lai, S., and Green, L.K. "Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Thymus: An Aggressive Rare Mediastinal Tumor."Arch Pathol Lab Med.

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