About Vikram Deshpande, MD, MBBS

Dr. Deshpande is a member of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Unit. His research has focused on surgical pathology in the areas of gastrointestinal and connective tissue diseases. His contributions to the field of IgG4-related disease have been instrumental in establishing diagnostic criteria, as well as pioneering new treatments for this disease. Dr. Deshpande has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, editorials, reviews and book chapters and has been an invited speaker at major national and international pathology meetings. Dr. Deshpande serves on the editorial boards of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Diagnostic Histopathology.

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Mass General Pathology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-0800

Medical Education

  • MBBS, Jawaharlal Institute, University of Pondicherry
  • MBBS, Pondicherry University
  • Residency, Henry Ford Hospital
  • Fellowship, Mass General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology, American Board of Pathology
  • Cytopathology, American Board of Pathology

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Research interests include:

  • The pathology and biology of pancreatic tumors
  • IgG4-related disease.


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