Ananya Datta Mitra, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Hematopathology

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Pathology - GE, Liver, & Transplant

Locations and Contact

Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

To provide the best possible diagnosis for better treatment outcomes and deliver the highest level of care to each and every patient.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Datta Mitra is a hematopathologist and GI/Liver pathologist. She mainly focuses on interpretation of  non-neoplastic and neoplastic hematopathology in bone marrow and lymph node specimens. She has special clinical interest and expertise in Gastro-intestinal Pathology and Liver diseases as well.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Datta Mitra is an internationally renowned researcher conducting original research to better understand the pathogenesis of human autoimmune diseases and hematologic disorders, and validate new therapies for these diseases.


Clinical Pathology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Transplant Center
UC Davis Children's Hospital

Medical School

M.D., UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2019

Other School

M.B.B.S., Medicine and Surgery, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India 2006


Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Ob-Gyn, and Preventive Medicine, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India 2005-2006


AP/CP/ Department of Pathology, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2015-2019


Hematopathology, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2019-2020


GI/Liver Pathology, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2020-2021

Winner of Fellow Teaching Award, UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2020

Winner of Resident Professionalism Award 2017-2018 for serving as a role model and mentor to junior residents, UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 2018

Travel scholarship (one out of two scholarships) from University of California Davis Health system, Graduate medical education (UCDHS GME) to attend the Hospital Quality Institute's annual meeting in San Diego in November, 2016

UCDHS GME High Value Care Competition award. Resident Dr. Ananya Datta Mitra and her faculty mentor, Dr. Hooman Rashidi, have received one of eight awards from the UCDHS GME High Value Care Competition for their project “Implementation of integrated hematopathological services: to improve patient care and reduce cost." October, 2015

CSIR young scientist’s award for the best Poster presentation at 2nd Eastern and 19th Annual State Conference of IPS, on “Community survey of Antiepileptic drug use in Kolkata”, 2008

Drug action forum Karnataka award for the best essay on the issue titled “Imatinib mesilate - the controversy surrounding it” in all India national competition for medical students, conducted by Drug Action Forum - Karnataka (DAF-K), Dharwad, Karnataka, 2008

anked 2nd in Second Professional MBBS examination in medical school,

Datta Mitra A, Mitra A, Patel G et al. Leukoerythroblastosis in a sickle cell patient with pregnancy: an interesting peripheral blood smear finding. (Manuscript under process) 2021.

Vali-Betts E, Krause KJ, Dubrovsky A, Olson K, Graff JP, Mitra A, Datta-Mitra A, Beck K, Tsirigos A, Loomis C, Neto AG, Adler E, Rashidi HH. Effects of Image Quantity and Image Source Variation on Machine Learning Histology Differential Diagnosis Models. J Pathol Inform. 2021 Jan 23;12:5. doi:10.4103/jpi.jpi_69_20. PMID:34012709.

Datta Mitra A, Ku Kyun N, Betts Vali E. Educational Case: Myeloid Sarcoma: A Subtype of Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Acad Pathol. 2020 Jan. doi:10.1177/2374289520956361.

Holland L, Wei D, Olson KA, Mitra A, Graff JP, Jones AD, Durbin-Johnson B, Mitra AD, Rashidi HH. Limited Number of Cases May Yield Generalizable Models, a Proof of Concept in Deep Learning for Colon Histology. J Pathol Inform. 2020 Feb 21;11:5. doi:10.4103/jpi.jpi_49_19. PMID:32175170.

Jones AD, Graff JP, Darrow M, Borowsky A, Olson KA, Gandour-Edwards R, Datta Mitra A, Wei D, Gao G, Durbin-Johnson B, Rashidi HH. Impact of pre-analytical variables on deep learning accuracy in histopathology. Histopathology. 2019 Jul;75(1):39-53. doi:10.1111/his.13844. Epub 2019 May 16. PMID:30801768.

Mitra AD, Afify A. Ovarian teratoma associated Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: a difficult diagnosis with a favorable prognosis. Autops Case Rep. 2018 Apr 18;8(2):e2018019. doi:10.4322/acr.2018.019. PMID:29780755.

Datta-Mitra A, Vali-Betts E, Green R, Rashidi H, Chung JH, Dwyre DM. Combined Megaloblastic and Sideroblastic Anemia in an Infant Fed With Goat's Milk. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 May;39(4):319-320. doi:10.1097/MPH.0000000000000813. PMID:28306690.

Green R, Datta Mitra A. Megaloblastic Anemias: Nutritional and Other Causes. Med Clin North Am. 2017 Mar;101(2):297-317. doi:10.1016/j.mcna.2016.09.013. Epub 2016 Dec 14. PMID:28189172.

Howell SJ, Datta Mitra A, Amsterdam EA. What's in a Mass?: Large Native Mitral Valve Mass. Am J Med. 2017 May;130(5):e171-e175. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.12.038. Epub 2017 Feb 2. PMID:28161343.

Datta Mitra A, Afify A, Olson KA. Growing Teratoma Syndrome Secondary to an Immature Ovarian Teratoma. ASCP case reports. 2016 Dec.