Pathology Welcomes Dr. Prerna Rastogi

November 10, 2014

Prerna Rastogi

Dr. Prerna Rastogi received her medical training in India. She then moved to the United States where she pursued her doctoral studies at St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO in the lab of Dr. Jane McHowat, where she published several manuscripts, reviews and book chapters. She also received the American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship award. After receiving her PhD degree in 2008 she began her residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at St. Louis University (2009-2013). Besides actively participating in medical and dental student teaching she served as the chief resident (2012-2013). Dr. Rastogi then joined the hematopathology fellowship at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL in 2013, followed by specialized training in renal pathology at Nephropath in Little Rock, AR. She will participate on renal pathology and hematopathology services. She is married to Dr. Rahul Rastogi, a pain management physician, who will also be joining the UI Department of Anesthesia. They have 2 boys, Paarin (11 years) and Praneel (6 years). In her “me time” Dr. Rastogi likes to paint and drink tea. As a family they love to travel, her last visit being to Argentina.