Kottayam Government Medical College
DEPARTMENTS
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Department of Pathology

Dept. Head
:
Dr. Latha.V
Location
:
C1 BLOCK
Phone
:
0481 2597234 , 0481-2598193,
Email ID
:
pathology293@gmail.com
 
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  Faculty & Staff of Pathology Department
No
Doctor name
Designation
Phone
1
  Dr S Sankar
  Professor & HOD
  0481-2598193  
2
  Dr.LETHA.V.
  Additional Professor
  9495686929  
3
  DR.LILLYKUTTY POTHEN
  Additional Professor
  9495445731  
4
  Dr.P.V.PRIYA
  Associate Professor
  9633145950  
5
  Dr.SHEEJA.S.
  Assistant Professor
  0481 - 2529230  9446574733
6
  Dr.CICY.P.J.
  Assistant Professor
  0481-2542218  9493993086
7
  Dr.LEKSHMI DEVI.P.
  Assistant Professor
  04822-200505  4822200505
8
  Dr.SUBITHA.K.
  Assistant Professor
  0481-2583509  9447662452
9
  Dr.RENU THAMBI
  Assistant Professor
  0484-2488187  9495988187
10
  Dr.JAYALAKSHMY.P.L
  Assistant Professor
  0484-2707277  9048149456
11
  Dr.ANU JACOB
  Assistant Professor
  9400314308  
12
  Dr.BHAVYA.P.MOHAN
  Assistant Professor
  9142044008  
13
  Dr.DEEPA S
  Assistant Professor
  9447526445  0471-2743953
14
  Dr.VENKATESWARALU.M.
  Junior Resident
  9048026618  
15
  Dr.ANUPAMA RAJ.K.
  Junior Resident
  9809065259  
16
  Dr.SEEMA SIVASANKAR
  Junior Resident
  9387908143  
17
  Dr.MEETA THOMAS
  Junior Resident
  9497324722  
18
  Dr.GERALD JOHNSON
  Junior Resident
  9846564730  
19
  Dr.C.R.AJEETHKUMAR
  Junior Resident
  09809132004  
20
  Dr.SHILPA.N
  Junior Resident
  9947270081  
21
  Dr.SUREKHA VIJAYAN
  Junior Resident
  9947270081  
22
  Dr.ANJU.C.K
  Junior Resident
  9446120722  
23
  Dr.JYOTSNA YESODHARAN
  Junior Resident
  9447776985  
24
  Dr.NIMMY JOSE
  Junior Resident
  9447661254  
25
  Dr.BABITHA.M
  Junior Resident
  9249870135  
26
  Dr.RESHMI.J.S
  Junior Resident
  9633588386  
27
  Dr.ASHLEY ANN VARGHESE
  Junior Resident
  9744891514  
28
  Dr.SHARMILA.A
  Junior Resident
  09809316040  
29
  Dr.DHANI RAMACHANDRAN
  Junior Resident
  9496324144  
30
  Dr.DIYA JACOB
  Junior Resident
  9846846314  
31
  Dr.SMITHA.L
  Junior Resident
  9895549532  
32
  Dr.SOUMYA NAIR
  Junior Resident
  9895142004  
33
  Dr.K.R.MANORAKESH
  Junior Resident
  9995102404  
34
  Smt.SUJA MATHEW.P.
  Tutor technician
  9446855497  
35
  Smt.SUSAN VARGHESE
  Curator
  9446060674  
36
  Smt.KALAKUMARY.K.G
  Lab Assistant
  9947798215  
37
  Smt.PREETHA.T.GOPAL
  Confidential Assistant
  8129521375  
38
  Smt.JAYALEKSHMI.K.S
  UD TYPIST
  9446083731  
39
  Smt.ASHALETHA
  Lab Technician
  9446083731  
40
  Smt.SUJA.K.P.
  Lab Technician
  9446013449  
41
  Smt.SHINEY.K.JOSEPH
  Lab Technician
  9447972006  
42
  Sri.TITUS
  Junior Lab Assistant
  9496149409  
43
  Sri.SHAJIMON
  Junior Lab Assistant
  9388601494  
44
  Sri.RAJAGOPAL
  Junior Lab Assistant
  9496602369  
45
  Sri.SANALKUMAR. V.
  Junior Lab Assistant
  9995267384  
46
  Smt.SUGUNA MICHEL
  Clerical Attender
  9496152614  
47
  Smt.MOLLY THOMAS
  Full time Sweeper
  9496131663  
48
  Smt.SOBHANAKUMARY.P.M
  Full time Sweeper
  9142837902  
49
  Smt.SUDHARMA.V.K
  Full time Sweeper
  9746446036  
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 Facilities of Pathology Department

 

Brief History

THE DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY, MEDICAL COLLEGE, KOTTAYAM came into existence in 1963. PROFESSOR DR.R.SARASWATHY AMMAL took charge as Head of the Department on 25-1-1963 and she was assisted in her activities by Dr.CKS HAMEED, DR.K.K.RAGHAVA WARRIER and DR.NIRMALA DEVI.

Dr.Saraswathy Bhargavi left the Department on 2-5-64AN and Dr.M.BALARAMAN NAIR joined as Professor on 27-6-64. He was "The Sculptor" of the Department of Pathology. This Department took its shape and attained the backbone under his leadership. He was simultaneously the Professor of Forensic Medicine and thereby promoting Forensic Pathology. 

On 29-1-1973 he went on deputation to United Kingdom and Dr.NIRMALA DEVI succeeded him on 30-1-1973 and was subsequently transferred to Aleppey on 3-11-1973. Dr.V.SUMANGALA AMMA took charge on 26-11-1973 as HOD and worked till 28-8-75. Dr.LEELAMMA JOSE took over as HOD on 2-9-75 till 18-11-75. Thereafter Dr.MALINI THOMAS ran the Department for 2 yrs. followed by Dr.LEELAMMA JOSE (25-7-77 TO 24-6-78). Dr.K.R.HARILAL joined as PROFESSOR ON 26-6-1978.

POST GRADUATE COURSE was started in the Department in 1984.

Dr.SARA VARGHESE took over as THE DIRECTOR & PROFESSOR from 5-6-87 till 1-7-88 and was followed by Dr.K.R.HARILAL. He was succeeded by Dr.Vijayalekshmi .A (1-6-89). Dr.GRACY GEORGE took over in 18-6-90 to 8-10-91. In July 1994, the most unfortunate thing happened to the Department , a fire in the Department and much damage was done. Dr.R.JAYALEKSHMI (HOD) came over in November 1994 and during this month the Department was shifted from the serene premises to the "C" Block. Dr.S.VALSALADEVI was the HOD from 7-10-96 followed by Dr.PRASANNA till 6-2-2000. Dr.AGNESAMMA JACOB ran the Department from 30-5-2000 to 1-5-2001 followed by Dr.SUNDARESHAN (1-5-2001). 

Dr. RAMADEVI took over in 23-5-2001 and was followed by Dr.T.R.SAROJINI (25-8-2003).Following her retirement Dr.USHA POOTHIODE took over (1-5-2004), The Department was transferred to the present "GEORGE PODIPARA BLOCK" during MAY- 2004 and PROFESSOR Dr.JOY AUGUSTINE took over his charge in 1-10-2004 . He was succeeded by the present HOD DR USHA POOTHIODE on 21-6-2007.

From George podipara block Histopathology section is shifted toC1 block and started functioning since April 25th 2011

From George podipara block Histopathology section is shifted toC1 block and started functioning since April 25th 2011

 

Facilities Available

 

There are mainly 3 divisions under Pathology Department namely Histopathology, Haematology & Clinical Pathology and Cytology.

The Histopathology department is having facilities for Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluroscent and cryostat sectioning studies

In Haematology & Clinical Pathology Lab following investigations are carried out:- 

1

CBC - (Hb, TC, DC, Platelet, Blood indices, RDW) - Computerised report is given using Fully Automated Cell counters .

2

Peripheral Smear & Bone Marrow Examination including Cytochemical stains.

3

Reticulocyte Count.

4

Absolute Eosinophil Count.

5

Osmotic Fragility Test.

6

Sickling Test

7

Bleeding Time

8

Clotting Time

9

Urine RUE, Acetone, Bile salt, Urobilinogen, Bence Jone Protein.

10

Motion Routine examination including Ova & Parasites.

Clinical Pathology Lab is working 24 hrs. 

In Cytology Section - FNAC is carried out from 11 AM to 1PM.Fluid Cytology, Sputum Cytology & Papsmear & Barr body Examination are also done. 

Courses conducted : 

Department is conducting Theory and Practical Classes for MBBS, BDS, BSc Nursing, CRA, DMLT. Students admitted per year is as follows:-

BDS :

35 40 Students

MBBS :

150 Students

CRA :

14

B.Sc. Nursing :

60

MLT :

15

Academic Activities:- 

All the staff are actively involved in undergraduate & postgraduate teaching including integrated teaching for undergraduate students. 

Everyday there is academic sessions for postgraduates from 9AM 9.45AM. Slide Seminars, Topic Discussions, CPCs, & Journal Club are also conducted. 

Papers Presented:- 

Staff and PGs participate in various CMEs State and International level and present Scientific Papers. 

Papers Presented in state & National Conferences

1  Leydig Cell Tumor A Case Report
2 A case of  Progressive Anaemia
3 Cranial Nerve Schwannoma
4 A case of Bone Pain
5 Lymphnode Metastasis from Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
6 Granulocytic Sarcoma A case report
7 A case of Steroid Cell Tumor
8 A case of Pleural Effusion in a 5 yr old male
9 Small Round Cell Tumor An unusual Case
10 Adrenocortical Carcinoma A case report
11 Medullary Carcinoma Thyroid 
12 Ewing Sarcoma
13 Candida in Bone Marrow of immunosuppressed

CME' s conducted by the department

Workshop on updating Clinical Laboratory Methods 

CME on Gynaecologic Pathology - Update.
CME on Pediatric Pathology.
Workshop on Urinary Sediments.
Update on Gastrointestinal pathology.
Basic Concepts in Pathology - .
4th National CME in Pathology 
CME Programme on Lukemias.
CME on Pathology of Bone Tumors.
CME Update on Clinical Pathology.
CME on Haematology update.
Update on Pulmonary Pathology.
CME on Uro pathology 

 

ON GOING RESEARCHES IN THE DEPARTMENT

Sl No

Name

Topic

1

Dr.Judit Amritha Shiney.J.

Validity of FNAC in Diagnosis of Prostate Lesions and its correlation with Tru-Cut Biopsy

2

Dr.Venketaswaralu.M.

Validity of Squash Technique in Diagnosis of CNS Tumors correlation with Histopathology

3

Dr.Anupama Raj.K

Study of Vesiculobullous lesions of skin

4

Dr.Meeta Thomas

Histomorphological study of Soft Tissue Tumors

5

Dr.Seema Sivasankaran

Histopathological Study of Clinical cases of GERD

6

Dr.NimmyJose

Study of cervical cytology in perimenopausal women

7

Dr.Jyotsna Yesodharan

The role of bronchial wash cytology and sputum cytology by saccomanno technique in the diagnosis of Lung cancers

8

Dr.Gerald Johnson

Clinico Pathological correlation of jaw lesions

9

Dr.Shilpa.N

Histopathological evaluation of endometrium in perimenopausal women presenting with menustrual symptoms

10

Dr.Anju.C.K

Histopathological study of H-pylori gastritis and its serological correlation

11 Dr.Surekha Vijayan Histopathological study of columnar cell lesion in carcinoma breast
12 Dr.Babitha.A.M Clinical radiological and histopathological correlation of bone lesions
13 Dr.C.R.Ajeethkumar Lupus nephritis- clinico pathological correlations study
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