Komal Arora, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Division of Community Pathology

Dr. Arora is a member of the Division of Community Pathology and a pathologist at UPMC Horizon.


  • American Board of Pathology, AP/CP
  • American Board of Pathology:Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine
Representative Publications
  • Arora K, El-Zaatari ZM, Schwartz MR, Ro JY. Lesions of anogenital mammary-like glands: Four cases including novel pathologic and immunohistochemical observations. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2020 Jun 17;47:151551. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2020.151551PMID: 32592993.
  • Arora K, Kelley J, Martinez F, Tholpady A. Preoperative autologous blood collection before bone marrow harvests in haploidentical related donors: is it justified? Transfusion. 2018;58(7):1618-1625.
  • Arora K, Miller R, Mullick S, Shen S, Ayala AG, Ro JY. Renal collision tumor composed of oncocytoma and mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma: case report of an unprecedented entity. Hum Pathol. 2018;71:60-64.
  • Arora K, Riddle N. Extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2018;142(11):1421-1424.
  • Arora K, Divatia MK, Truong L, Shen SS, Ayala AG, Ro JY. Sarcoid-like granulomas in renal cell carcinoma: The Houston Methodist Hospital experience. Ann Diagn Pathol. 2017 ;31:62-65.
  • Arora K, Kelley J, Sui D, Ning J, Martinez F, Lichtiger B, Tholpady A. Cancer type predicts alloimmunization following RhD-incompatible RBC transfusions. Transfusion. 2017;57(4):952-958.
  • Arora K, Zhang L, Xie W, Baker KR, Zu Y, Hao S. Overt leukemic phase: an unusual presentation of angioimmunoblastic lymphoma. J Hematop. 2016;9(3):139-42
  • Arora K, Sidhu J. Extra-Adrenal Myelolipoma Containing Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma/Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Hematol. 2016;2016:7364951. doi: 10.1155/2016/7364951. Epub 2016 Mar 29.
  • Bode-Omoleye O, Arora K, and Yeh IT. Malignant Spindle Cell Tumors of the Breast: A Guide for the Practicing Pathologist. Pathology Case Reviews. 2016; 21(1):16-23
  • Dallas SD, Greebon LJ, Qiao JC, Arora K. Answer to June 2016 Photo Quiz. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jun;54(6):1673.