Dr. Monisha Dandekar

Monisha Dandekar, MD

Dr. Dandekar grew up in the Boston area. She received her B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and her M.D. from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. From there she completed an internship in Internal Medicine followed by Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency and Dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. After completing her training there in 2013 she spent two years as Assistant Professor at Tufts Medical Center Department of Pathology and then relocated to the Kansas City area. She has been practicing as a dermatopathologist and surgical pathologist with MAWD since 2018. Her areas of interest include melanocytic lesions and soft tissue pathology.



Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Medical School

University of Texas Southwestern


University of Michigan


University of Michigan