Swikrity Upadhyay Baskota, MD
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About Swikrity Upadhyay Baskota, MD
Dr. Baskota is a cytopathologist and surgical pathologist at the Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. She completed her anatomic pathology residency and cytopathology fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2017-2021). She also completed anatomic and clinical pathology residency training from National Academy of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal (2011-2014), and medical school from College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Kathmandu University, Nepal (2003-2009). She practiced anatomic and clinical pathology in her home country, Nepal for 2 years.
Dr. Baskota, is currently a board of directors at College of American Pathologists Foundation. She is also appointed as a member of the global pathology committee and development committee by the foundation. She is current vice-chair for the ejournal Committee and ebulletin and podcast committee of American Society of Cytopathology. She was also recently appointed as a member of the social media committee and education and training committee for Papanicolaou society of cytopathology. She is also an editorial board member of Diagnostic Cytopathology journal. Dr. Baskota, was recognized by the Pathologist magazine as 2022 power list of pathologists. She was honored by the American Society of Cytopathology with 2022 Volunteer appreciation award and 2020 Dr. Bernard Naylor Excellence in Cytomorphology Award. She is also active in various social media educational platforms. She has several peer-reviewed articles published in esteemed journals.
Leadership, Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at CUMC
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center