Pooja Navale, MBBS, MD

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology


  • MBBS: Government Medical College, Miraj, India (2009)
  • MD: Tata Memorial Hospital, India (2013)
  • Residency: Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY (2019)
  • Fellowship: Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (2020)

Board Certifications

  • 2019 Diplomate, The American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


  • Peer Mentorship Award, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 2019
  • Chief Resident, Department of Pathology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 2017-2018
  • Outstanding MD Student Award, Tata Memorial Hospital, India, 2013

Clinical Interests

  • Gastrointestinal & Pancreaticobiliary Pathology
  • Liver Pathology

Research Interests

  • Gastrointestinal & Pancreaticobiliary Pathology
  • Liver Pathology


Navale P, Rooper L, Bishop J, Westra W. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the oropharynx: A Tumor Type with a Propensity for Regional Metastasis Unrelated to Histologic Grade. Hum Pathol. 2019 Aug 20. PMID: 31442522.
Navale P, Jaffer S, Bleiwess I, Nayak A. Evaluation of Biomarkers in Multiple Ipsilateral Synchronous Invasive Breast Carcinomas. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: February 2019, Vol.143, No.2, pp.190-196
Jelloul F, Navarro M, Navale P, Hagan T, Cocker R, Das K, Rosen L, Zhang X, Sheikh-Fayyaz S. Diagnosis of lymphoma using fine needle aspiration biopsy and core needle biopsy: a single institution experience. Acta Cytologica 2019;63:198-205
Navale P, Stueck A, Habib M, Fiel M: Hepatic Sclerosing Hemangioma Simulating Gallbladder Carcinoma, A Rare Case. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology 2018; Volume 8, Issue 4, 474-477
Navale P, Genden E, Beasley MB: Ciliated HPV-related Carcinoma: A Diagnostic Challenge on Frozen Section. Head and Neck Pathology 2018 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12105-018-0976-5
Modkharkar S, Navale P, Gujral S et al : Applicability of 2008 WHO classification system of hematolymphoid neoplasms: learning experiences. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2018;61:5-65
Navale P, Asgari M, Chen S: Pigmented Perivascular Epithelioid Cell Tumor of the Skin: First Case Report. Am J Dermatopathol 2015;37:866–869
Navale P, Menon S, Bakshi G, Pruthy R, Desai S: Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of kidney with heterotopic bone formation: An unusual case mimicking a renal malignancy. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2013;34:320-2
Rekhi B, Navale P, Jambhekar N A: Critical histopathological analysis of 25 dedifferentiated liposarcomas, including uncommon variants, reviewed at a Tertiary Cancer Referral Center. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2012;55:294-302

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