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Dr. Balani graduated from Bangalore Medical College, India, did her Pathology (AP/CP) residency and Surgical Pathology fellowship at UT Southwestern and Genitourinary Pathology fellowship at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has been a faculty here since 2009. She is board certified in Pathology (Anatomic & Clinical) and Clinical Informatics.

Dr. Balani is the Quality Officer for Department of Pathology, Co-Director of Laboratory Informatics and Associate Medical Director of UTSW Clinical Laboratory Services. She serves on multiple departmental and institutional quality, safety and informatics committees, working collaboratively with folks across departments. She is a member of the College of American pathologists (CAP) Pathology Electronic Reporting (PERT) Committee. Dr. Balani’s clinical interests are in Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Pathology.


Medical School
Bangalore Medical College, India (1996)
Wayne State University (2001), Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002), Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005), Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2006), Pathology

Research Interest

  • Castrate resistant Prostate Cancer


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Associate Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory Services (2015)
  • Associate Professor, Pathology (2016)
  • Co-Director Lab informatics (2012)
  • Quality Officer, Department of Pathology (2012)