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Dr. Sanjai Nagendra Pathology Associates of Central Illinois

Sanjai Nagendra, M.D.
Joined PACI in 2003

Board Certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Subspecialty certification:

            • Hematology

Specialty areas:

            • Bone marrow
            • Lymph node pathology
            • Hemostasis
            • Flow cytometry
            • Microbiology

A native of Bettendorf, Iowa, Dr. Nagendra attended Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois majoring in Biology. He graduated from the University of Iowa College of Medicine and consequently completed a five year residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Nagendra then completed a fellowship in hematopathology at the same institution.
 
Dr. Nagendra has particular expertise in hematopathology (bone marrow evaluations, lymph nodes, hemostasis, hemoglobin electrophoresis, flow cytometry), and clinical microbiology. Dr. Nagendra is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents. He has been appointed Assistant Clinical Professor at the Southern Illinois College of Medicine and has published several articles in the fields of hematopathology and microbiology.

He is a medical laboratory director of the Central Illinois Hematology and Oncology group and Clinical Lab of Springfield Clinic as well as a Director of UIS student Program.
 
In his spare time Dr. Nagendra likes to spend time with his family, travel, and practice amateur meteorology.

Bibliography:

Abstracts And Presentation:

  • Vasef M, Nagendra S, Robinson R and Cohen M. Absence of Cycin
    D1 Expression in ER Negative Mammary Carcinomas. ASCP Fall Meeting.New Orleans, Louisiana. September 1999.

  • Nagendra S, Richter SS, Mujeeb I, and Koontz FP. Utility of antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) on urine cultures of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in a tertiary care hospital. American Society for Microbiology 100th General Meeting, Los Angeles, California, May 2000.

  • Nagendra S, Schlueter AJ. Characterization of a Putative Lymphoid Dendritic Cell Precursor in Marine Ontogeny. American Association of Immunologists National Meeting, New Orleans Louisiana. April 2002.

  • Suryadevara A, Nagendra S, and Wesly O. Young Patient With Denovo Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) with a False Positive Monospot Test. American College of Physicians Meeting, Local Chapter. Peoria, Illinois. October 2008.

 

 
Pathology Associates of Central Illinois Chairpersons:

Michael Sass, M.D.
Laboratory Director
Decatur Memorial Hospital   
217-876-5000

John Gao, M.D.   
Laboratory Director
Memorial Medical Center     
217-788-3060

Yan Chen, M.D.
Laboratory Director
Passavant Area Hospital 
217-245-9541

 
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