Rajib Gupta, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

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Pathology - Renal

Locations and Contact

Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Philosophy of Care

As a renal pathologist, my primary responsibility is to give a timely and correct report of the patient's kidney biopsy (that may have been ordered by a nephrologist or rheumatologist) which is so vital for the optimal management of the patient's kidney disease.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Gupta is a renal pathologist with expertise in the diagnosis of diseases of both native and allograft kidneys. He has special interests in lupus nephritis, monoclonal kidney diseases, electron microscopy and transplant pathology. 

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Gupta's research interests include - lupus nephritis, COVID-associated kidney injury, onconephrology and AI use in renal biopsy interpretation. 


Anatomic Pathology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Medical Group

Medical School

M.B.B.S (M.D.), Medicine, Calcutta Medical College, Kolkata India


Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis TN 2011-2015


Renal Pathology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore MD 2015-2016


Gastrointestinal Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee WI 2016-2017


Hematopathology, University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis MN 2017-2018

Gupta RK, Mirza R, Goel N. Crystalline cast nephropathy – a rare variant of light chain cast nephropathy associated with multiple myeloma. CJASN. 2022; 

Gupta RK, Ellis BK. Concurrent antiglomerular basement membrane nephritis and anti neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody-mediated glomerulonephritis after SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccination. Kidney Int Rep 2022; 7(1):127-128.

Gupta RK, Bhargava R, Shaukat AA, Albert E, Leggat J. Spectrum of podocytopathies in new-onset nephrotic syndrome following COVID-19 disease: a report of 2 cases. BMC Nephrol. 2020; 21(1):326. doi.10.1186/s12882-020-01970-y. PMID: 32753052.

Gupta RK, Arend LJ, Bk A, Narsipur S, Bhargava R. Crystalglobulin-associated nephropathy presenting as MGRS in a case of monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis: a case report. BMC Nephrol. 2020; 18;21(1):184. doi: 10.1186/s12882-020-01818-5. PMID: 32423442

Gupta RK, Liu E, Bonilla E, Elsaid H. Histopathology of catastrophic antiphopholipid syndrome-associated nephropathy in a SLE patient without concurrent lupus nephritis. Arthritis Rheum 2019; PMID: 31609535, DOI: 10.1002/art.41136. PMID: 31609535.

Gupta RK, Rosenberg AZ, Bagnasco S, Arend J. Renal crystal-storing histiocytosis involving glomeruli – a comprehensive clinicopathologic analysis. Ann Diagn Pathol 2019; PMID:31494491.

Gupta R, Neyaz A, Chougule A, Akita M, Zen Y, Forcione D, Castillo FD, Ferrone CR, Deshpande V. Autoimmune pancreatitis type 2: Diagnostic utility of PDL-1 immunohistochemistry. Am J Surg Pathol 2019; 43(7):898-906. PMID: 31135488.