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Anusua "Roshni" Dasgupta, MD, MPH

  • Pediatric Surgeon, Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
  • Director of Quality Improvement, Surgical Director Vascular Malformations Clinic
  • Professor, UC Department of Surgery



Roshni Dasgupta, MD, MPH, is a pediatric surgeon. She is a professor with the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine. Dr. Dasgupta obtained her medical degree at the University of Toronto. She finished her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School. She completed a Rhodes scholarship at the University of Oxford in Oxford England, followed by a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. She also completed her Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her clinical interests are in surgical oncology and vascular anomalies.

Dr. Dasgupta is the current chair of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) Cancer Committee, Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative, as well as the chair on the American Academy for Pediatrics (AAP). Delivery of Surgical Care Committee. She has a significant interest in Quality Improvement and is the American College of Surgery National Surgery Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) Surgical Champion. She is the surgical director of the Vascular Anomalies Clinic, as well as surgical director of Quality Improvement for Pediatric Surgery.

MD: University of Toronto, Toronto Canada, 1996.

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 1996-2003.

Research Fellowship: University of Oxford, Oxford, England.

Fellowship: Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

MPH: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2009.


Surgical oncology; vascular malformations; minimally invasive surgery; general pediatric surgery

Services and Specialties

Colorectal Disorders, Surgery - General and Thoracic, Rare Lung Diseases, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations


Oncology and vascular malformations

Research Areas

General and Thoracic Surgery

Additional Languages

French, Rengali

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Implications of Tumor Characteristics and Treatment Modality on Local Recurrence and Functional Outcomes in Children With Chest Wall Sarcoma: A Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative Study. Harris, CJ; Helenowski, I; Murphy, AJ; Mansfield, SA; Laquaglia, MP; Heaton, TE; Cavalli, M; Murphy, JT; Newman, EA; Overmen, RE; et al. Annals of Surgery. 2022; 276:e969-e975.

Patients with completely resected nongenitourinary low-risk embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma are candidates for reduced duration low-intensity chemotherapy. Bisogno, G; Fuchs, J; Dasgupta, R; Ferrari, A; Haduong, JH; Rogers, T; Walterhouse, DO; Coppadoro, B; Xue, W; Vokuhl, C; et al. Cancer. 2022; 128:4150-4156.

Rhabdomyosarcoma. Rellinger, E; Cooke-Barber, ; Dasgupta, R. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery. 2022.

Incidence and management of pleural effusions in patients with Wilms tumor: A Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative study. Al-Hadidi, A; Rinehardt, HN; Sutthatarn, P; Talbot, LJ; Murphy, AJ; Whitlock, R; Condon, S; Naik-Mathuria, B; Utria, AF; Rothstein, DH; et al. International Journal of Cancer. 2022; 151:1696-1702.

Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor: A multi-institutional study from the Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative. Rich, BS; Fishbein, J; Lautz, T; Rubalcava, NS; Kartal, T; Newman, E; Wok, PE; Romao, RL P; Whitlock, R; Naik-Mathuria, B; et al. International Journal of Cancer. 2022; 151:1059-1067.

Histologic type predicts disparate outcomes in pediatric hepatocellular neoplasms: A Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative study. Short, SS; Kastenberg, ZJ; Wei, G; Bondoc, A; Dasgupta, R; Tiao, GM; Watters, E; Heaton, TE; Lotakis, D; La Quaglia, MP; et al. Cancer. 2022; 128:2786-2795.

Interhospital variability in localization techniques for small pulmonary nodules in children: A pediatric surgical oncology research collaborative study. Morgan, KM; Anderson, KT; Johnston, ME; Dasgupta, R; Crowley, JJ; Fahy, AS; Lapidus-Krol, E; Baertschiger, RM; Lautz, TB; Many, BT; et al. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2022; 57:1013-1017.

Update on pediatric testicular germ cell tumors. Aldrink, JH; Glick, RD; Baertschiger, RM; Kulaylat, AN; Lautz, TB; Christison-Lagay, E; Grant, CN; Tracy, E; Dasgupta, R; Brown, EG; et al. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2022; 57:690-699.

Fertility preservation in children and young adults with cancer. Brungardt, JG; Burns, KC; Dasgupta, R. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2022; 34:48-52.

Pneumonectomy for Pediatric Tumors-a Pediatric Surgical Oncology Research Collaborative Study. Polites, SF; Heaton, TE; Laquaglia, MP; Kim, ES; Barry, WE; Goodhue, CJ; Murphy, AJ; Davidoff, AM; Langham, MR; Meyers, RL; et al. Annals of Surgery. 2021; 274:e605-e609.

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