About Anand Dighe, MD, PhD

Dr. Dighe received Bachelor of Science degrees in Biology and Chemistry from MIT and M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Washington University in St. Louis.  Dr. Dighe completed Clinical Pathology residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Dighe currently serves at the Massachusetts General Hospital as Director of the Clinical Core Laboratory and Director of Clinical Informatics. He additionally serves as the Clinical Lead for Digital Health (Pathology) at Mass General Brigham and led the implementation of a comprehensive electronic heath record (EHR) and LIS system (Sunquest) across the 16 hospital MGB network.

Dr. Dighe has centered his clinical and research work on the application of information technology to diagnostic process, from test ordering to action taken.  His recent work has focused on the analysis of the vast trove of laboratory and clinical data to produce novel decision support and predication algorithms.  

In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Dighe has received numerous awards, including being named one of the Top 25 Innovators in Health Imaging and IT Magazine.  In 2017, Dr. Dighe received the Mass General Brigham Richard Nesson award for Clinical Innovation. 

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

Medical Education

  • MD, Washington University
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Clinical Informatics, American Board of Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology

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Dr. Dighe's research and development projects focus on the role of the clinical lab at order entry and result interpretation, web-based applications for clinician education, the role of search engines in clinical information systems, the role of informatics in laboratory management, the development of expert systems for laboratory test selection. For a list of co-authors, related research concepts, and a timeline, visit Dr. Dighe's profile page on the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center.


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