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Nilesh Kashikar, MD, PhD

Anatomic Pathologist

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology


Gastrointestinal Pathology


GPA Laboratories


GPA Laboratories, a Sonic Healthcare Anatomic Pathology Practice, is privileged to include Nilesh Kashikar, M.D., Ph.D., as a member of its dynamic medical staff. Dr. Kashikar has an extensive academic and medical professional background.

Dr. Kashikar earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from the University of Pune in India. He went on to complete a Master of Science degree in bioengineering from the University of Toledo in Ohio, followed by a PhD in cancer biology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He went on to complete his postgraduate training with an anatomic pathology residency at the North Shore Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, NY. He then completed his gastrointestinal and liver pathology fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY.

Upon completion of his postgraduate training, Dr. Kashikar began holding key positions as an assistant professor of clinical pathology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, and as an assistant professor of clinical pathology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida, prior to his position with GPA Laboratories.

Over the years, Dr. Kashikar has developed extensive professional experience. He holds medical research publications and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as oral and poster presentations and lectures at medical meetings and conferences. He is an active member of several professional medical organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Pathology, College of American Pathologists, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Dr. Kashikar holds full medical licensure and is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology.


BJ Medical College (MBBS), Pune, India
University of Toledo (MS), Toledo, OH
Vanderbilt University (PhD), Nashville, TN

Postgraduate Training

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Fellowship, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Anatomic Pathology Residency, North Shore LIJ - Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

Professional Memberships

American Society of Clinical Pathology
Biomedical Engineering Society
College of American Pathologists
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society
Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society
Roger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology