Pathology

Overview

Pathology involves the study of the essential nature of diseases, especially the structural and functional changes produced by them in the body. It delineates the changes occurring within the body during illness, and the effects of the diseases on the organs and organ systems. This knowledge forms the basis for clinical diagnosis.

The department effectively caters to the needs of students by providing insights into the causation of disease. It also provides clinical laboratory services to patients visiting the hospital.

Goals

  • To train students to examine tissues and body fluids to diagnose a disease.
  • To provide prompt and accurate diagnosis.

 

Faculty

The Department of Pathology at SGMC is headed by Dr.Sheela Vasudevan with more than 30 years of teaching experience. Apart from her, the Department has 3 more Professors, 2 Associate Professors, 5 Assistant Professors and 6 Tutors. –more

Facilities

Academic

  1. Demonstration rooms with AV aids
  2. Research laboratory
  3.  Departmental library
  4.  Departmental museum

Clinical

  1. Fully functional 24×7 Blood Bank with blood component separation facility
  2. Haematology laboratory
  3. Histopathology laboratory
  4. Cytology laboratory

Services

  1. Hematology services
  2. Cytology services
  3. Histopathology services
  4. Transfusion medicine
  5. Immunohistochemistry
  6. Frozen section
  7. Fetal autopsy