Sonika Dahiya, MD

DahiyaDr. Sonika Dahiya is an associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Immunology’s Division of Neuropathology. She grew up in Delhi, India, and obtained her medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College in Belgaum, India. This was followed by residencies at the Kasturba Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, both in India, and a faculty position at All India Institute of Medical Sciences. She moved to the U.S. to pursue a molecular pathology research fellowship at Harvard Medical School and subsequently went on to do an anatomic pathology residency at New York University Medical Center, and finally a neuropathology fellowship at Washington University as part of combined AP/NP training. She joined the Washington University faculty in 2011.

Dr. Dahiya holds clinical responsibilities in neuropathology as well as anatomic and molecular pathology. Her current research focuses on neuro-oncology with specific interest in discovery of novel diagnostic, prognostic and predictive markers in brain tumors.