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Rageshree Ramachandran, MD, PhD

Research and Clinical Interests

My clinical work is in diagnostic surgical pathology with an emphasis on liver and gastrointestinal disease, including in-house cases and consultation cases sent to UCSF for diagnosis or for a second opinion. My recent research focuses on (1) computer-intensive methods for analyzing H&E images from GI biopsy specimens, (2) pathology-radiology correlation for a new quantitative ultrasound method used on pediatric liver biopsy patients, and (3) assessment of fatty liver disease in pediatric post-liver transplant patients.

Selected Publications

  • Zhang Y, Yang L, MacKenzie JD, Ramachandran R, Chen DZ. A seeding-searching-ensemble method for gland segmentation in H&E-stained images. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2016 Jul 21;16 Suppl 2:80. doi: 10.1186/s12911-016-0312-5.
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  • Phelps A, Ramachandran R, Courtier J, Perito E, Rosenthal P, MacKenzie JD. Ultrasound elastography: is there a shear wave speed cutoff for pediatric liver fibrosis and inflammation? Clin Imaging. 2016 Oct 17; 41:95-100. PMID: 27840268
  • Perito E, Vase T, Ramachandran R, Phelps A, Jen KY, Lustig R, Feldstein V, Rosenthal P. Hepatic steatosis after pediatric liver transplant. Liver Transpl. 2017 Jul;23(7):957-967.
  • Choi WT, Ramachandran R, Kakar S. Immunohistochemical approach for the diagnosis of a liver mass on small biopsy specimens. Hum Pathol. 2017 Jan 10. pii: S0046-8177(17)30014-X.

Additional Information

Rageshree Ramachandran, MD, PhD
  • Associate Professor & Director of Medical Education
  • Endowed Chair in Pathology Medical Student Education, Haile T. Debas/UCSF Academy of Medical Educators
  • Co-Director, Ground School block, UCSF School of Medicine Bridges curriculum
  • Pathology

Specialty Area

  • Surgical Pathology
  • Liver and Gastrointestinal Pathology

Contact Information

Mailing/Shipping Address:

  • UCSF
  • Rageshree Ramachandran, MD, PhD
  • Pathology, Box 0102
  • 513 Parnassus Avenue, Room S-564A
  • San Francisco, CA 94143

Other UCSF Organizational Association(s)

  • Departmental Career Advisor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Faculty Advisor, Pathology Student Interest Group
  • Member, LCME Educational Programs Subcommittee

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Moffitt-Long
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