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Govind Bhagat, MBBS

Board Certifications: 
Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology, Hematology
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
  • Hematology

Clinical Expertise

  • Hematopathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Celiac Disease
  • Lymphoma
  • Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
  • T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Hodgkins Lymphoma
  • Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia/AML
  • Pediatric Leukemia
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  • Myeloproliferative Disorder
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Essential Thrombocythemia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Castleman Disease
  • Spleen Disease
  • Immunocompromised Host Diseases
  • HIV-Related Blood Disorders
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Failure Diseases
  • Transplantation Pathology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Molecular Cancer Testing
  • Clinical Research
  • Second Opinions

Education & Training

  • Delhi University College of Medical Sciences
  • Internship: Guru Tegh Bahadur Hopital - India
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Armed Forces Institute
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

About Govind Bhagat

Academic Titles

  • Professor of at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Director, Hematopathology Division

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Societies/Memberships

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Society for Hematopathology

American Society of Hematology

International Extranodal Lymphoma Study Group

International Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Collaborative Group

American Association for Cancer Research

Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer

Society for Mucosal Immunology

North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease, founding member

International Society for the Study of Celiac Disease

Department and University Committees:

2005-present: Faculty Council of the Faculty of Medicine

2016-present: Academy of Clinical Excellence - Inaugural/Steering and Communications Committees

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Hindi

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Research

Research Interests

  • Pathogenesis and genetic characteristics of lymphomas
  • Immunopathogenesis of celiac disease
  • Leukemias and myeloid disorders

Grants

FROM PATHOGENESIS TO NEW THERAPEUTIC TARGETS IN DIFFUSE LARGE B CELL LYMPHOMA (Federal Gov)

Aug 4 2016 - Jul 31 2023

ROLE OF KMT2D GENE INACTIVATION IN B CELL NON-HODGKIN LYMPHOMA (Federal Gov)

Jul 3 2018 - Jun 30 2023

DNA DOUBLE-STRAND BREAK REPAIR, CHROMOSOMES TRANSLOCATIONS AND CANCER (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2014 - Mar 31 2020

THE OSTEOBLAST AS A DETERMINANT OF LEUKEMOGENESIS (Federal Gov)

Aug 15 2013 - Jul 31 2018

STEM CELLS AND THE ORIGINS OF BARRETT S ESOPHAGUS (Federal Gov)

Sep 26 2011 - Mar 31 2017

THE ROLE OF NK-KB IN B-CELL DIFFERENTIATION AND LYMPHOMAGENESIS (Federal Gov)

Mar 1 2012 - Feb 28 2017

PREDICTING LYMPHOMA RISK FROM PATHOLOGIC T CELL REPERTOIRE IN CELIAC DISEASE (Federal Gov)

Jun 1 2014 - Nov 30 2015

THE GENETICS OF PERIPHERAL T-CELL LYMPHOMAS (Private)

Oct 1 2011 - Sep 30 2014

ROLE OF INFLAMMATION IN MOUSE MODELS OF GASTRIC CANCER (Federal Gov)

May 1 2001 - Apr 30 2014

SUBPROJECT FOR INSTITUTION # 08-8993 (Private)

Oct 1 2008 - Sep 30 2013

STEM CELLS AND GASTRIC CANCER (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2006 - Jul 31 2012

Selected Publications

1. Wang RC, Wei Y, An Z, Zou Z, Xiao G, Bhagat G, White M, Reichelt J, Levine B. Akt-Mediated Regulation of Autophagy and Tumorigenesis through Beclin 1 Phosphorylation. Science. 2012, 338(6109):956-959.

2. Margolskee E, Jobanputra V, Lewis SK, Alobeid B, Green PH, Bhagat G. Indolent Small Intestinal CD4+ T-cell Lymphoma Is a Distinct Entity with Unique Biologic and Clinical Features. PLoS One. 2013, 8(7):e68343.

3. DeGaetani M, Tennyson CA, Lebwohl B, Lewis SK, Abu Daya H, Arguelles-Grande C, Bhagat G, Green PH. Villous atrophy and negative celiac serology: a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013, 108(5):647-653.

4. Pasqualucci L, Khiabanian H, Fangazio M, Vasishtha M, Messina M, Holmes AB, Ouillette P, Trifonov V, Rossi D, Tabbò F, Ponzoni M, Chadburn A, Murty VV, Bhagat G, Gaidano G, Inghirami G, Malek SN, Rabadan R, Dalla-Favera R. Genetics of follicular lymphoma transformation. Cell Rep. 2014, 6(1):130-140.

5. Palomero T, Couronné L, Khiabanian H, Kim MY, Ambesi-Impiombato A, Perez-Garcia A, Carpenter Z, Abate F, Allegretta M, Haydu JE, Jiang X, Lossos IS, Nicolas C, Balbin M, Bastard C, Bhagat G, Piris MA, Campo E, Bernard OA, Rabadan R, Ferrando AA. Recurrent mutations in epigenetic regulators, RHOA and FYN kinase in peripheral T cell lymphomas. Nat Genet. 2014, 46(2):166-170.

6. Kode A, Manavalan JS, Mosialou I, Bhagat G, Rathinam CV, Luo N, Khiabanian H, Lee A, Murty VV, Friedman R, Brum A, Park D, Galili N, Mukherjee S, Teruya-Feldstein J, Raza A, Rabadan R, Berman E, Kousteni S. Leukaemogenesis induced by an activating β-catenin mutation in osteoblasts. Nature. 2014, 506(7487):240-244.

7. Miranda RN, Aladily TN, Prince HM, Kanagal-Shamanna R, de Jong D, Fayad LE, Amin MB, Haideri N, Bhagat G, Brooks GS, Shifrin DA, O'Malley DP, Cheah CY, Bacchi CE, Gualco G, Li S, Keech JA Jr, Hochberg EP, Carty MJ, Hanson SE, Mustafa E, Sanchez S, Manning JT Jr, Xu-Monette ZY, Miranda AR, Fox P, Bassett RL, Castillo JJ, Beltran BE, de Boer JP, Chakhachiro Z, Ye D, Clark D, Young KH, Medeiros LJ. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma: long-term follow-up of 60 patients. J Clin Oncol. 2014, 32(2):114-1120.

8. Arribas AJ, Rinaldi A, Mensah AA, Kwee I, Cascione L, Robles EF, Martinez-Climent JA, Oscier D, Arcaini L, Baldini L, Marasca R, Thieblemont C, Briere J, Forconi F, Zamò A, Bonifacio M, Mollejo M, Facchetti F, Dirnhofer S, Ponzoni M, Bhagat G, Piris MA, Gaidano G, Zucca E, Rossi D, Bertoni F. DNA methylation profiling identifies two splenic marginal zone lymphoma subgroups with different clinical and genetic features. Blood. 2015, 125(12):1922-1931.

9. Montanari F, Radeski D, Seshan V, Alobeid B, Bhagat G, O'Connor OA. Recursive partitioning analysis of prognostic factors in post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD): a 120 case single institution series. Br J Haematol. 2015, 171(4):491-500.

10. Margolskee E, Jobanputra V, Jain P, Chen J, Ganapathi K, Nahum O, Levy B, Morscio J, Murty V, Tousseyn T, Alobeid B, Mansukhani M, Bhagat G. Genetic landscape of T- and NK-cell post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders. Oncotarget. 2016, 7(25):37636-37648.

11. Ganapathi KA, Jobanputra V, Iwamoto F, Jain P, Chen J, Cascione L, Nahum O, Levy B, Xie Y, Khattar P, Hoehn D, Bertoni F, Murty VV, Pittaluga S, Jaffe ES, Alobeid B, Mansukhani MM, Bhagat G. The genetic landscape of dural marginal zone lymphomas. Oncotarget. 2016, 7(28):43052-43061.

12. Castellanos-Rubio A, Fernandez-Jimenez N, Kratchmarov R, Luo X, Bhagat G, Green PH, Schneider R, Kiledjian M, Bilbao JR, Ghosh S. A long noncoding RNA associated with susceptibility to celiac disease. Science. 2016, 352(6281):91-95.

13. De Silva NS, Anderson MM, Carette A, Silva K, Heise N, Bhagat G, Klein U. Transcription factors of the alternative NF-κB pathway are required for germinal center B-cell development. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016, 113(32):9063-9068.

14. Xia Y, Xu-Monette ZY, Tzankov A, Li X, Manyam GC, Murty V, Bhagat G, Zhang S, Pasqualucci L, Visco C, Dybkaer K, Chiu A, Orazi A, Zu Y, Richards KL, Hsi ED, Choi WW, van Krieken JH, Huh J, Ponzoni M, Ferreri AJ, Møller MB, Parsons BM, Winter JN, Piris MA, Westin J, Fowler N, Miranda RN, Ok CY, Li Y, Li J, Medeiros LJ, Young KH. Loss of PRDM1/BLIMP-1 function contributes to poor prognosis of activated B-cell-like diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Leukemia. 2017, 31(3):625-636.

15. Matnani R, Ganapathi KA, Lewis SK, Green PH, Alobeid B, Bhagat G. Indolent T- and NK-cell lymphoproliferative disorders of the gastrointestinal tract: a review and update.Hematol Oncol. 2017, 35(1):3-16.