Dr. Rish Kochikar Pai MD Pathologist

Dr. Rish Pai is a pathologist in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. He is one of 95 doctors at Cleveland Clinic Foundation who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: Anatomic Pathology

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2005 - 2008

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified in Pathology - Anatomic

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Clinical criteria underestimate complete pathological response in rectal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy.
Smith, F. M.,Wiland, H.,Mace, A.,Pai, R. K.,Kalady, M. F.

Serrated lesions of the appendix frequently harbor KRAS mutations and not BRAF mutations indicating a distinctly different serrated neoplastic pathway in the appendix.
Pai, R. K.,Hartman, D. J.,Gonzalo, D. H.,Lai, K. K.,Downs-Kelly, E.,Goldblum, J. R.,Liu, X.,Patil, D. T.,Bennett, A. E.,Plesec, T. P.,Kuan, S. F.,Nikiforova, M. N.,Shadrach, B.,Pai, R. K.

Statin Therapy Is Associated With Improved Pathologic Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Rectal Cancer.
Mace, A. G.,Gantt, G. A.,Skacel, M.,Pai, R.,Hammel, J. P.,Kalady, M. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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