Ashna Aggarwal, M.D.

Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor

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Pathology - Gastrointestinal

Pathology - GE, Liver, & Transplant

Locations and Contact

Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

My philosophy of care is that "Patients come first - always." I will try my utmost to provide as much information as I can from the tissue provided to me, to aid the clinician in his management of the patient.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Aggarwal is an AP/CP Board certified pathologist with specialty training in gastrointestinal and liver pathology.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Aggarwal's research focuses on gastroesophageal junction cancers, especially the histomorphological features and biomarker expression at this site. She also has a keen interest in medical student teaching.

Medical School

M.B.B.S., Maulana Azad Medical College, India, 2012

Medical School

M.D., Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, India, 2015


Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, 2018-22


Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology, University of Colorado Anschutz Campus, 2022-23

Trainee of the Month in Anatomic Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, 2018, 2019, 2021

Distinction in Physiology Maulana Azad Medical College, 2007

Indian National Biology Olympiad Awardee, Homi Bhabha Center for Science Education, 2006

National Talent Scholarship Examination scholarship, NCERT, 2004-2010,

Junior Science Talent Scholarship Examination (JSTSE) scholarship, Directorate of Education, Delhi, India, 2002, 2003

Bharti JN, Dey B, Mittal A, Arora P. “A case of fibrous pseudotumor of the paratesticular region.” World Journal of Mens Health. 2013; 31(3): 262-264.

Sobti P, Rakheja G, Mittal A, Khurana N, Agarwal SK. “Isolated renal mucormycosis in a pediatric patient.” Journal of Case Reports. 2013; 3(2):390-392.

Aggarwal A, Mansour M. Primary Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma Arising in the Thyroid Gland: A Rare Case Report. AJSP: Reviews & Reports. 2021; 26(1):35-37. doi: 10.1097/PCR. 0000000000000426.

Aggarwal A, Lang A, Krigman H, Dehner LP. Vascular Malformation and CAP Polyposis: A New Insight into Pathophysiology or Fortuitous Association ? Fetal and Pediatric Pathology, DOI: 10.1080/15513815.2021.1913537.