Dr. Daphne Fonseca
Qualification: MD (Pathology)
Specialities: Head and Neck, endocrine/neuroendocrine, lung, gynaecology, soft tissue
Experience: 7+ Years
Fellowships / Memberships / Work Experience:
Visiting Scientist to WHO /IARC,2021 for WHO Classification of tumours Bluebook Head and Neck 5th ed; Endocrine and Neuroendocrine tumours 5th ed.
Dr.Daphne Fonseca is a passionate and dedicated Pathologist with excellent teaching and oratory skills who is associated with this institute since 2012. She did her MBBS from Kasturba Medical College,Mangalore and MD from Father Muller Medical College.She has done her observership in Oncopathology at Kidwai Memorial Institute,Bangalore during her residency.
Received training in Molecular pathology from Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata and NABL training as per the latest guidelines. Has 40 publications to her credit. Is a reviewer of the official publication Of the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists- IJPM.
She has won the best publication award from Hyderabad Academy of Pathologists.Has delivered orations and lectures and slide seminars in International, national, state and regional conferences.
She has co-organised International Gynaecological Pathology conference in Hyderabad and lung preceptorship programme.DNB guide to our Pathology residents.Is a co-investigator in multi-institutional studies on oral and lung cancers.Life member of IAPM (National and state chapter) and IMA.
Has been chosen as Visiting Scientist -WHO classification of tumours group – International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), World Health Organization, Lyon, France.Has been invited as an observer on the Head and Neck, Endocrine and Neuroendocrine books.
Fonseca, D., Nallacheruvu, Y., Arya, S.S. et al. Laryngeal Chondrometaplasia. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-021-02637-2
Fonseca D, Bhuyan S, Murthy SS, Rao V, Rao C, N. Raju K V, Sundaram C. Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features: A distinct clinicopathologic entity. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2021 Jun 12];61:380-2. Available from: https://www.ijpmonline.org/text.asp?2018/61/3/380/236598
Fonseca D, Musthyala B, Ahmed F, Murthy SS, Raju KV. A tale of synchronous lung carcinoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the ileum: A rare combination. Lung India. 2015 Jul-Aug;32(4):398-401. doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.159598. PMID: 26180396; PMCID: PMC4502211.
Fonseca D, Murthy SS, Tagore KR, Rao BV, Thamminedi SR, Raju KVVN, Sharma R, Challa S. Diagnosis of Adrenocortical Tumors by Reticulin Algorithm. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Sep-Oct;21(5):734-737. doi: 10.4103/ijem.IJEM_573_16. PMID: 28989884; PMCID: PMC5628546.
Fonseca D, Manasa P L, Sharma R, Giridhar A. Borderline serous papillary tumor of the testis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Jun 12];63:618-9. Available from: https://www.ijpmonline.org/text.asp?2020/63/4/618/299328
Kumar, S., Shukla, S., Avinash, S. et al. Laryngeal Synovial Sarcoma: a Rare Clinical Entity. Indian J Surg Oncol 11, 125–127 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13193-020-01097-4
Vasala A, Nair HG, Rao ST, Tagore K R, Murthy SS, Fonseca D. Impact of methylene blue staining in the retrieval of lymph nodes in resected colorectal cancer specimens. Indian J Pathol Microbiol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2021 Jun 12];59:504-6. Available from: https://www.ijpmonline.org/text.asp?2016/59/4/504/191804
Fonseca D, Murthy SS, Tagore R, Rao V, Rao CS, N. Raju K V, Nemade HK, Challa S. BRAF status in the variants of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Int J Head Neck Pathol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2021 Jun 12];1:41-7. Available from: https://www.ijhnp.org/text.asp?2018/1/2/41/257041
Rao V, Garudadri G, Shilpa AS, Fonseca D, Sudha SM, Sharma R, Subramanyeshwar TR, Challa S. Validation of the WHO 2016 new Gleason score of prostatic carcinoma. Urol Ann. 2018 Jul-Sep;10(3):324-329. doi: 10.4103/UA.UA_185_17. PMID: 30089994; PMCID: PMC6060600.
Goel, V., Ramani, K., Raju, K. et al. Various Clinicopathological Factors Impacting Recurrence in Stage I Endometrial Cancer: A Retrospective Study. Indian J Gynecol Oncology 17, 56 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40944-019-0300-7