About The Department

Department of Pathology, AVMC comprises of group of able pathologists led by Professor & Head of Department Dr. Partho Barman MD, Path. The department carries out teaching as well as diagnostic works.

Each of the faculty members have special interest in their chosen field of subspecialty of Pathology, and are also excellent teachers.

Pathology Department, is subdivided into various sections as under,

  • Histopathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Hematology
  • Central Laboratory & Clinical Pathology
  • Blood Bank

Various sections of pathology are headed by faculty members on rotation basis.

Blood Bank the crown jewel of Pathology Department is under the able leadership of Dr. Jawahar MD, Path., and have very modern infrastructure for component therapy such as platelet transfusion and fresh frozen plasma. The development of our Blood Bank into premier transfusion facility is made possible largely due to vision and efforts of our beloved Dean of AVMC, Dr. Anusuya MD, DGO.

Histopathology receives 350 – 500 specimens approximately per month from the entire surgical departments combined together.

Cytopathology section receives 150 – 200 specimens approximately per month.

Clinical Pathology & Hematology section: Central laboratory receive 1500 – 1800 specimens per month combined together.

Medical Education & Training:

Department of Pathology, AVMC imparts training and education for medical undergraduates as well. The faculties imparting the training have wide experience and excellent teaching skills.

Training is imparted through didactic lectures and positive teaching outcome is reinforced through practicals, quiz, seminars, tutorials and discussions. Concepts are taught through innovative and instructive presentations as well as Computer Assisted Learning.

Museum having more than 500 specimens are categorized and classified highlighting various pathology and its disease processes.

Various pathology modules are developed in the department to highlight the specific aspect of disease. Student progress is assessed by formative assessment and feedback is given to the parents.

Individual cares for the students, identifying slow- performers and enforcing corrective measures are taken care through mentorship programme, the brainchild of our Dean of AVMC, Dr. Anusuya MD, DGO.

The individual profile of each faculty member is as under:


Faculty Profiles

 Name        Qualification Designation   Photo
Dr. N. Jeyabalan M.B.B.S.,M.D., Professor & HOD
Dr. Jeevana Nilkund M.B.B.S.,M.D., Associate Professor
Dr. R. Jawahar M.B.B.S.,M.D., Associate Professor
Dr. Umadevi. K. P M.B.B.S.,M.D., Assistant Professor
Dr. Jaya Shambavi. J M.B.B.S.,M.D., Assistant Professor
Dr. Rajesh. H M.B.B.S.,M.D., Assistant Professor
Dr. Ashu Singh M.B.B.S.,M.D., Assistant Professor
Dr. Chani Gupta M.B.B.S.,M.D., Assistant Professor




Dr. Sukanya. J. S M.B.B.S.,M.D., Assistant Professor