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Dr Salim Murtaza Esuffali Anjarwalla



Senior Consultant

Changi General Hospital

Specialty: Laboratory Medicine, Pathology

Sub-specialties: Histopathology, Cytology

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Laboratory Medicine Changi General HospitalChangi General Hospital


Dr Salim Anjarwalla is a Senior Consultant pathologist with the Department of Laboratory Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH). Dr Anjarwalla received his medical degree from the University of Leeds, UK in 2001. He completed training in histopathology in the south west of England and was admitted as fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (United Kingdom) in 2008. He then went on to work as consultant cellular pathologist at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust prior to his appointment at CGH in 2020.

Dr Anjarwalla’s professional practice encompasses general pathology with special interests in cytopathology, gastrointestinal, breast, urological and pulmonary pathology.


  • FRCPath (UK), 2008
  • MBChB (UK), 2001

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant - Department of Laboratory Medicine, Changi General Hospital 2020 - Present


Research Interests


Book chapters:
  • Anjarwalla SM, Hewin D, Shepherd NA. Squamous Cancer of the Esophagus; Histopathology and staging. In: Gastrointestinal Oncology – a critical MDT approach’ (ed Barr H). Wiley-Blackwell 2008, Chapter 5
  • Anjarwalla SM, Shepherd NA. Barrett’s oesophagus for the practising Histopathologist. In: Recent Advances in Histopathology 22 (eds Underwood JCE & Pignatelli M). Royal Society of Medicine Press 2007, Chapter 3
Papers in peer reviewed journals:
  • Tullie STE, Quraishi MK, Karawita T, Anjarwalla S. “Rare presentation of a testicular glomus tumour”. BMJ Case Reports 2019 Nov 2;12(11)
  • Shetty S, Anjarwalla SM, Gupta J, Foy CJW, Shaw IS, Valori RM, Shepherd NA. “Focal active colitis: a prospective study of clinicopathological correlations in 90 patients”. Histopathology 2011; 59(5): 850-856.
  • Jenkins P, Anjarwalla SM, Gilbert H, Kinder R. “Defining the clinical target volume for bladder cancer radiotherapy treatment planning”. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2009; 75(5): 1379-84.
  • Anjarwalla SM, Rollason TP, Rooney N, Hirschowitz L. “Atypical mucinous metaplasia and intraepithelial neoplasia of the female genital tract - a case report and review of the literature.” International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 2007; 17(5): 1172-1178.

Research Trials