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Dr. Shaesta Naseem Zaidi

MBBS, MD (Pathology) Consultant

  • SpecialityMedical Labs

  • HospitalBangalore - Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Bommasandra, Bangalore - Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Bommasandra


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Brief Profile

Dr. Shaesta Naseem Zaidi is a qualified Anatomic pathologist, with 14 years of experience. Currently she is working as a Consultant at Narayana Health, Bangalore, India.

She has reach interest in Oncopathology, General Pathology, GI pathology, Cytopathology and Renal pathology.


  • MBBS
  • MD (Pathology)

Post held in past

  • Specialist Histopathologist

Fields of Expertise

  • Histopathology
  • Oncopathology
  • Cytopathology

Awards & Recognition

  • Best teacher award in Pathology in 2011, by the undergraduate students in King Khalid University Hospital, KSU, Riyadh
  • Quality champion gold medal award in 2012 by the quality management department, King Saud University Riyadh

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Karnataka Medical Council
  • Saudi Commission for Health Specialist
  • International Renal Pathology Society
  • International Academy of cytology


  • As a part of three years post graduate training in Pathology, I did research on ‘Evaluation of various diagnostic methods in diagnosis of malignant lesions of lung’ under the supervision of Dr Mehboob Hassan (MD Pathology), Faculty member, Jawaharlal Medical College Aligarh, India.
  • Combined modality cytopathologic diagnosis of lung malignancy. S. Shamshad Ahmad, M. Hasan, Kafil Akhtar, S. Naseem, Sufian Zaheer: Hamdard medicus. 2007; 50(3): 37-44. (Published by: Hamdard Foundation)
  • Computed Tomography Guided Aspiration Cytology in Lung Lesions – A feasible Technique? Ahmad S, Akhtar K, Hasan M, Zaidi SN, Zaheer S., Bhargava R, Haque P. Journal of Cytology, Vol. 23, Number 4, 2006, pp.187-190.
  • HER2/neu Immunostaining in Invasive Breast Cancer: Analysis of False Positive Factors, Maha Arafah, Hala K. Kfoury, Shaesta N. Zaidi Oman Med J. 2010 October; 25(4): 261–263.
  • NasopharyngealT-cellmonomorphic posttransplant lymphoproliferativedisorders and combinedIgAnephropathy and membranousglomerulonephritis in a patient with renaltransplantation: a case report with literature review. Kfoury HK, Alghonaim M, AlSuwaida AK, Zaidi SN, Arafah M.Transplant Proc. 2010 Dec;42(10):4653-7.
  • Poorlydifferentiatedmonophasicsynovial sarcoma of the mediastinum. Arafah M, Zaidi SN. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2011 Apr-Jun;54(2):384-7.
  • Hypoglycemia, a rare presentation of a solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas: a case report. Arafah M1, Kfoury H, Naseem S. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2011 Oct;22(5):544-7.
  • Three cases of macrofollicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Emad R, Maha A, Kfoury HK, Al-Sheikh AM, Zaidi SN. Ann Saudi Med. 2011 Nov-Dec;31(6):644-7.
  • Fibro-adenoma of ectopic mammary tissue in the vulva – A case report.Zaidi , Shaesta N. , Arafah , Maha M. Journal of King Abdulaziz University - Medical Sciences,Vol 18, No 1 (2011),
  • Clinico-pathological study of Rosacea in a small cohort of Saudi Arabia. Amal O. Al-Balbeesi, Maha M. Arafah, Shaesta N. Zaidi, JKAU (2011): Med. Sci., Vol. 18 No. 2, pp: 3-11
  • The Histological Spectrum of Early Mycosis Fungoides: A Study of 58 Saudi Arab patients. Arafah M, Zaidi SN, Kfoury HK, Al Rikabi A, Al Ghamdi K. Oman Med J. 2012 Mar;27(2):134-9
  • A case of yolk sac tumor of the vagina in an infant. Arafah M, Zaidi SN. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 May;285(5):1403-5.
  • Testicular capillary hemangioma--a case report of a rare tumor. Zaidi SN, Fathaddin AA. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2012 Oct-Dec;55(4):557-9.
  • Mucinous tubular and spindle cell carcinoma of the kidney with sarcomatoid transformation. Arafah M, Zaidi SN. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2013 May;24(3):557-60.
  • Myxopapillary ependymoma masquerading as subcutaneous sacrococcygeal non-healing ulcer: case report. Zaidi SN, AlKhalidi H, Al-Rikabi AC. Ann Saudi Med. 2014 May-Jun;34(3):262-4.
  • First case report of acute myeloid sarcoma post renal transplant. AlGhunaim M, AlSuwaida A, Zaidi SN, Kfoury H. Transplant Proc. 2014 Sep;46(7):2411-3. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2014.02.007.
  • Utility and diagnostic accuracy of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial fine-needle aspiration cytology of mediastinal lesions: Saudi Arabian experience. Raddaoui E, Alhamad EH, Zaidi SN, Al-Habeeb FF, Arafah M. Cytojournal. 2014 Jul 30;11:19.
  • Epidemiology and the histopathological pattern of diagnosis of thyroid diseases in a University Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Emad Raddaoui, Shaesta Naseem Zaidi, Journal of Hematology and Oncology Research, 2015, Volume No : 1 Issue No : 4
  • Utility of endoscopic ultrasound-guided transbronchial fine-needle cytology in the diagnosis of sarcoidosis: A Saudi experience. Raddaoui E, Alhamad EH, Zaidi SN, Arafah M, AlHabeeb FF. Cytojournal. 2014 Dec 3;11:31.
  • Utility of endobronchial ultrasound-guided-fine-needle aspiration and additional value of cell block in the diagnosis of mediastinal granulomatous lymphadenopathy. Zaidi SN, Raddaoui E. Cytojournal. 2015 Sep 22;12:20
  • Malignant gastric glomus tumor: report of a rare entity with review of literature”. Zaidi SN. Arafah M, Zaidi, Oman Medical Journal 31.1 (2016): 60–64. PMC. Web. 19 Apr. 2016.
  • Primary leiomyosarcoma of the atrium with heterologous differentiation: An extremely unusual case report. Zaidi SN, Hussain S, Ann Saudi Med. 2017 Sep-Oct;37(5):403-405. doi: 10.5144/0256-4947.2017.403.
  • Consensus Molecular Subtyping of colorectal cancer using Immunohistochemistry marker panel: Preliminary report from IndiaBabu, G. V. S. Raghunath, Gayathri, Gopalakrishnan, Naseem, Zaidi Shaesta et al. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Dec 2019, 34 p460-p460, 1p. Supplement:3
  • Development of a Low-cost NGS Test for the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules, Vishwanath, D, Shanmugam, A., Sundaresh, M.Shaesta Naseem Zaidi et al. Indian Journal of Surgical OncologyNovember 2019 page 1-6, DOI: 10.1007/s13193-019-01000-w
  • Diagnosis of TIO: Is serum FGF23 Measurement always the answer?, Ramakrishnan A, Kannan S, Warrier R, Nadig MR, Zaidi SN, Kudari A.Indian J Endocr Metab 2020;24:230-1

Thesis Guide: Co Guide for DNB thesis titled “Correlation of consensus molecular subtype classification in endoscopic biopsies of colorectal cancer with surgically resected tissue” in 2020 at Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore.

Languages Spoken

English, Hindi