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Sounak Gupta, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

  1. Pathologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Sounak Gupta, MBBS, PhD, is a pathologist, with specialty interest in urologic and molecular pathology. His clinical focus includes:

  • The molecular pathology of solid tumors, and on urologic neoplasias including cancer of the kidney, urinary bladder, prostate and testes.
  • Hereditary predisposition to solid tumors.
  1. 2019
    Clinical Fellowship - Genitourinary PathologyMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  2. 2018
    Clinical Fellowship - Molecular Genetic PathologyMemorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  3. 2017
    ResidentAnatomic and Clinical Pathology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2013
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Cancer BiologyUniversity of California, San Diego
  5. 2013
    Post Doctoral Fellowship - Cancer BiologyCleveland Clinic
  6. 2010
    Ph.D. - Molecular MedicinePennsylvania State University
  7. 2004
    MBBSKasturba Medical College, Manipal University


  1. 2018
    Molecular GeneticsAmerican Board of Pathology
  2. 2017
    Anatomic & Clinical PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    Teacher of the Year, Anatomic PathologyMayo Fellows' Association
  2. 2021
    Pennsylvania State University Alumni Society 2020 Early Career AwardPennsylvania State University
  3. 2017
    Excellence in Urologic Pathology Resident/Fellow Research AwardInternational Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP)
  4. 2017
    Stowell-Orbison Certificate of MeritUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)
  5. 2016
    Dr. Hobart K.B. Allebach Fellowship in Pathology, Most Outstanding Resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Mayo Clinic
  6. 2016
    ASCP 40 Under Forty HonoreeAmerican Society for Clinical Pathology
  7. 2016
    Stipend Award International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP)
  8. 2008
    Pre-Doctoral FellowshipAmerican Heart Association
  9. 2004
    Darshan Lal Gupta, Soundaraja Krishnamurthi & TMA Pai Gold Medals: Best Outgoing Graduate Kasturba Medical College

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Vice Chair, Oncology PracticeDivision of Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  2. 2022 - present
    Executive CommitteeDivision of Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  3. 2022 - present
    Vice Chair for ResearchDivision of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  4. 2021 - present
    Education CommitteeGenitourinary Pathology Society
  5. 2021 - 2023
    Nominating CommitteeGenitourinary Pathology Society


Research activities

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