Anita Louise Sengupta, MD $$


Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Dr. Anita Sengupta is the director of cytopathology at Children's Health℠. She is also an assistant professor of pathology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Sengupta earned her medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her residency in anatomic pathology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in cytopathology. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric pathology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is board-certified in anatomic pathology/clinical pathology, pediatric pathology and cytopathology by the American Board of Pathology.

She has been on the faculty at Children’s Health since 2010. Dr. Sengupta’s interests lie in pediatric cytopathology and oncology.

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (2004)
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2008), Pathology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2010), Pathology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2009), Pediatric Pathology
Board Certification
American Board of Pathology/Pediatric Pathology,
American Board of Pathology-Anatomic & Clinical
  • Research Interests

    • Cancer prevention and research
  • Publications

    • 4. Head and Neck, 6. Lung and Mediastinum in Pediatric Cytopathology: A Practical Guide. Anita L. Sengupta (2017), Berlin, Springer-Verlag
    • Granular cell tumor in a premenstrual female breast. Omar L, Pfeifer CM, Kulkarni S, Sharma P, Sengupta A, Kwon JK Clinical imaging 2018 Sep 52 334-336
    • Viable and necrotic tumor assessment from whole slide images of osteosarcoma using machine-learning and deep-learning models. Arunachalam HB, Mishra R, Daescu O, Cederberg K, Rakheja D, Sengupta A, Leonard D, Hallac R, Leavey P, PloS one 2019 14 4 e0210706
  • Professional Activities

    • SPP Slide Survey Subcommittee, Chair (2015-2018)
    • SPP Slide Survey Subcommittee (2011-2018)
    • Society for Pediatric Pathology (SPP) (2007)
    • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) (2007)
    • College of American Pathologists (CAP) (2004)
  • Awards and Honors

    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 2004, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

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