Tapan Bhavsar

Tapan Bhavsar



Tapan Bhavsar

Office Address

Department of Pathology
Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 48201

Administrative Contact

Brenda Batts

Position Title

Assistant Professor/Clinician-educator, Hematopathology WSU-SOM

Education Training

MBBS (MD) (2000)
Government Medical College, Surat
South Gujarat University, India

Diploma Clinical Pathology (2002)
South Gujarat University, India

MS (2006)
Toxicology, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY

PhD (2009)
Toxicology, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY



Residency (2013)
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


  • Surgical Pathology (2014) - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hematopathology (2016) - Laboratory of Pathology, National Cancer Institute,  National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD


  • American Board of Pathology - Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, 2014
  • American Board of Pathology- Hematology, 2015


Medical Education Responsibilities

Courses taught in the last 2 years or student clerkships – Hematology/hematopathology

Areas of Interest

Pediatric marginal zone lymphoma and marginal zone hyperplasia; new distinctive features of KSHV- and EBV-associated germinotropic lymphoproliferative disorder; evaluation/comparison of genetic markers in angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphomas and their associated clonal B-cell expansion; de novo large B-cell lymphomas with morphological features suggesting aggressive behavior.


  • Tapan Bhavsar, Gregory Vincent, Heba Durra, Jasvir Khurana, Yajue Huang. Primary Amyloidosis Involving Mesenteric Lymph Nodes: Diagnosis by Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology- A Novel Insight from Clinical Practica. Acta Cytol. 2011;55(3):296-301. Epub 2011 Apr 27.
  • Ali Mahta, Namrata Vijayvergia, Tapan M. Bhavsar, Lawrence D. Ward. Diagnostic Approach to a Patient with Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndrome. World J Oncol 2012; 3(5):243-246.
  • Tapan Bhavsar, Amy Ziober, Peter J. Sander and Paul J. Zhang. Significance of RNAscope Test in Assessing Estrogen Receptor Expression in Routine Breast Cancer Specimens Global Journal of Breast Cancer Research, 2014, 2, 30-33.
  • Tapan Bhavsar; Raghava Potula; Ming Jin; and Allan L. Truant. Predictability of urinalysis parameters in the diagnosis of urinary tract infection: a case study. Medical Laboratory Observer, Jan 2015.

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