Subodh M. Lele, M.D.

Department Affiliations
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Associate Medical Director, Cytopathology
Director, Fine Needle Aspiration Service

General Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Gynecologic and Urologic pathology, Infectious disease pathology

Education and Training
M.B.B.S. and M.D.: Seth G.S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, University of Bombay, India; 1982-1986 and 1989-1991
Residency: State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, Brooklyn, N.Y. 1993-1997
Fellowships: Surgical Pathology (1997-1998), Surgical Pathology and Infectious Disease Pathology (1998-1999), CAP Foundation Scholar: Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.1999-2000

Teaching Activities
Pathology residents, residents in urology and medical students.

National Activities
Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists
College of American Pathologists
Gynecologic Oncology Group
Association of Indian Pathologists of North America (Secretary)

Consulting Positions and Editorial Duties 
National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Panel Member: Bladder Cancer – Practice Guidelines (2006 – Present)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Panel Member: Cervical Cancer Screening (2007 – Present)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network, Panel Member: Penile cancer
International Advisory Board, Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology (2008 – Present)
Associate contributing editor, Anatomic Pathology Abstracts, CAP Today (2001 – 2006)
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Abstract Review Board (2008 – 2011) 

Ad Hoc Reviewer
-Human Pathology
-Gynecologic Oncology
-Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
-The Journal of Pathology
-British Journal of Urology
-The Journal of Urology 

Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists College of American Pathologists

Notable publications

Lele S.M. Digital Pathology in Clinical Consultation Practice. Journal of  Pathology Informatics 2010;1:17.

Wagner D.G., Gatalica Z., Lynch H., Kohl S., Johansson S.L. and Lele S.M. Neuroendocrine Type Prostatic Adenocarcinoma with Microsatellite Instability in a Patient with Lynch Syndrome.  International Journal of Surgical Pathology 2010 Aug 25 [Epub ahead of print].

Holmang S., Lele S.M., Johansson S.L. Squamous cell carcinoma of the renal pelvis and  ureter: incidence, symptoms, treatment and outcome. Journal of Urology 2007;178:51-56.

Cunningham L.L., Pagano G.M., Li M., Holm S.W., White D.K. and Lele S.M. Overexpression of p16INK4 is a reliable marker of human papillomavirus induced oral high-grade squamous dysplasia. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontics 2006;102:77-81.

Wilder J.L., Shahin S., Khattar N., Wilder D.M., Yin J., Rushing R.S., Beaven R., Ueland F.R., Kaetzel C., van Nagell J.R., Kryscio R.J and Lele S.M. Tamoxifen-associated  malignant endometrial tumors: pathologic features and expression of hormone receptors estrogen-alpha, estrogen-beta and progesterone; a case controlled study Gynecologic Oncology 2004;92:553-8.  

Rushing R.S., Shahin S., Chendil D., Wilder J., Pulliam J., Lee E.Y., Ueland F.R., van Nagell J.R., Ahmed M.M. and Lele S.M. Uterine Malignant Mullerian Mixed Tumors Express KIT Protein but Lack Mutation(s) in Exon 17 and the Imatinib Mesylate Responsive Mutation(s) in Exon 11 of c-KIT. Gynecologic Oncology 2003;91:9-14.

Lele S.M., Pou A., Ventura K., Gatalica Z., Payne D.  Molecular events in the progression of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis to carcinoma. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2002;126:1184-8.

Lele S.M.  Lele M.S., Anderson V. The Thymus in Infancy and Childhood: Embryologic, Anatomic, and Pathologic considerations. Chest Surgery Clinics of North America 2001;11:233-53.

Gatalica Z., Lele S.M., Rampy B., Norris B.A. The expression of Fhit protein is inversely related to the disease progression of breast carcinoma. Cancer 2000;88:1378-83.

Lele S.M., Kerry G., Gatalica Z. Maspin immunohistochemistry is a useful adjunct in distinguishing radial sclerosing lesion from tubular carcinoma of the breast. Applied Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Morphology 2000;8(1):32-36.

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Subodh M. Lele, M.D.

Email Address

Mailing Address
983135 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-3135

Office Location
MSB 3510A

Phone Numbers
Office: 402-559-5180
Fax: 402-559-6018

Diagnostic Pathology Seminars
Dr. Lele has developed a series of valuable seminars for both practicing pathologists and pathologists-in-training. The PPTs are password protected, please email Dr. Lele for access.

Uterine Mesenchymal Neoplasms

Prostate Carcinoma: Gleason Grading 

Cystic Tumors of Kidney