Jyoti Balani, M.D.

Jyoti Balani, M.D.

  • Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology
  • Pathology/Diagnosis of Genitourinary Cancers


Jyoti P. Balani, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in gastrointestinal, liver, and genitourinary pathology, as well as quality improvement and clinical informatics.

Dr. Balani earned her medical degree at Bangalore Medical College in India and completed a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at UT Southwestern, where she served as Co-Chief Resident. She gained advanced training in surgical pathology and genitourinary pathology through fellowships at UT Southwestern and the University of Pittsburgh, respectively.

Certified by the American Board of Pathology in clinical informatics, anatomic pathology, and clinical pathology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2009.

Among her other roles at UTSW, Dr. Balani is the Associate Medical Director of Clinical Laboratory Services and serves as the Quality Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Informatics Officer in Pathology, as well as the Quality Medical Officer for Clinical Laboratory Services.

She is a member of several professional societies, including the International Society of Urological Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

She has written numerous peer-reviewed publications and abstracts in her areas of expertise.

Personal Note

In her free time, Dr. Balani enjoys listening to music, watching movies, and enjoying nature.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Bangalore Medical College, India (1990-1996)
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2001-2002), Pathology
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002-2005), Pathology
  • Residency - Wayne State University (2000-2001), Pathology
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2005-2006), Pathology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology
  • International Society of Urological Pathology
  • Texas Society of Pathologists
Books & Publications
  • Castrate-resistant prostate cancer

Clinical Focus

  • Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology
  • Pathology/Diagnosis of Genitourinary Cancers
  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Clinical Informatics

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