Chandra Krishnan, M.D.

Vice President of the Executive Committee

2023 – Present

Primary Service Location:

Dell Children’s Medical Center

Medical Directorships:

  • Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas
  • Clinical Pathology Associates – Director of Pediatric Pathology Services
  • Seton Family of Hospitals – Network Director of Flow Cytometry

Board Certifications:

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (2008)
  • Hematopathology (2009)
  • Pediatric Pathology (2010)

Areas of Interest:

  • Embryonal Tumors of Childhood
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Biopsies
  • Pediatric Liver Biopsies
  • Lymph Node Pathology
  • Cutaneous Vascular Leisons


  • Hematopathology, Stanford University
  • Pediatric Pathology, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, TX


  • Stanford University (AP/CP)

Medical School:

  • University of Arizona

Undergraduate Education:

  • University of Arizona

Selected Publications:

  • Krishnan C. et al, Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor with ganglioglioma-like differentiation: case report and review of the literature. Hum Pathol. 2014 Jan;45(1):185-8.
  • Krishnan C. et al, Langerhans cell histiocytosis masquerading as aneurysmal bone cyst. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Aug 20;29(24):e688-90.
  • Krishnan C. et al, PD-1 expression in T-cell lymphomas and reactive lymphoid entities: potential overlap in staining patterns  between lymphoma and viral lymphadenitis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2010 Feb;34(2):178-89.
  • Krishnan C. et al, Microtubule-associated protein-2 is a sensitive marker of primary and metastatic  neuroblastoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2009 Nov;33(11):1695-704.
  • Krishnan C. et al, Detection of isolated tumor cells in neuroblastoma by immunohistochemical analysis in bone marrow biopsy specimens: improved detection with use of beta-catenin. Am J Clin Pathol. 2009 Jan;131(1):49-57.

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