List of Teaching Staff
|S.No||Name||Designation||Qualification||Registration UG/PG||Date of joining||Contact No.|
|1||Dr. ARCHANA H. DESHPANDE||Professor and Head||MBBS, MD (Path)||UG 57525, 16.01.1987 (MMC)
PG 57525, 14.01.2010 (MMC)
|2||Dr. Ashwin Barsagade||Assistant Professor||MBBS, MD (Path)|
|3||Dr. Sushil Sharma||Assistant Professor||MBBS, MD (Path)|
|4||Dr. PUSHPANJALI||Tutor||MBBS, MD (Path)||UG 38962 25.03.2010 (DMC)
|5||Dr. POOJA GARG||Tutor||MBBS, MD (Path)||UG 60581, 04.04.2011
|6||Dr. SAMPA CHOUDHURY||Tutor||MBBS, MD (Path)||MCI 17-24173
|7||Dr. Apoorv Giri||Tutor||MBBS, MD (Path)||
|List of Non-Teaching Staff|
|Ms. Geeta Sardar||Asst. Technician|
|Ms. Rinku Bose||Technician|
|Mr. Suresh||Asst. Technician|
|Ms. Sajjawati||Asst. Technician|
|Ms. Molly||Asst. Technician|
|Mr. Latheef||Laboratory Attendant|
|Mr. Ajay||Laboratory Attendant|
|Ms. Padma||Store Keeper|
|Ms. Gomathi||Office Attendant|
Overview of the Department
The Department of Pathology is presently located on the first floor of GB Pant Hospital, Port Blair. Department of Pathology plays two essential roles in the field of medicine, which includes educating the medical students and providing diagnostic services.
It is a branch of medicine, which links basic sciences with clinical symptoms and signs. It helps the medical students to understand the basic mechanism and pathophysiology of diseases. In the era of evidence-based medicine, Pathology plays a vital role in providing a conclusive diagnosis. The diagnostic sub-specialities available in the department include Histopathology, Cytopathology, Hematology, Special Hematology and Clinical Pathology.
Infrastructure and facilities:
Histopathology lab is situated on the first floor. Small biopsies as well as large specimens are processed. Grossing, processing and reporting activities are carried out daily so that the treating clinician as well as the patient gets the report at the earliest.
In addition, clinical autopsies are performed as and when needed to provide final cause of death in cases with unclear diagnosis.
Everyday, Fine needle aspiration procedures are performed so that rapid diagnosis is provided to the patient within 24 hours. Special techniques such as cell block preparation and immunocytochemistry is being established to aid in the diagnostic workup.
Body fluids, CSF analysis, semen analysis, Exfoliative cytology (including PAP smears for cervical screening) are routinely done.
The hematology laboratory provides routine tests such as CBC, ESR, PCV, MP, Peripheral blood film examination. Laboratory has automated 5-part as well as 3-part cell counters. Hematology section also routinely performs coagulation tests. Work up for haemophilias and anaemias is being done.
The department library has enough number of latest books for faculty members to update their knowledge. Computer with internet facility is also available for E-learning.