Department of Pathology




Department of Pathology was established in 2017 with the aim to provide state the art diagnostic services. The department also does not leave any stone unturned in providing world class education to all the students of GIMS whether they are enrolled for MBBS or paramedical sciences. It is also an endeavor to instill in the students’ a desire to explore the available literature and give them a stimulus to do significant research during the course of their education.

FACULTY MEMBERS OF PATHOLOGY:

S No
Faculty
Name,Qualification, Appointment
TOS
Qualification
Teacher ship
1

Dr. Shivani Kalhan
Professor & Head
Department of Pathology
Email: shivani.kalhan69@gmail.com
21 April 2020
MD, DNB
Yes, 21 year
2

Dr. Shalini Bahadur
Professor Pathology & Faculty Incharge Blood Bank
Email: shalini.bahadur2008@rediffmail.com
25 Nov.2017
MD
Yes ,16 years
3

Dr. Vivek Gupta
Associate Professor
Departmentof Pathology
Email: dr_vivek_gupta@yahoo.com
26 Feb.2020
MD, PhD
Yes 11 years
4

Dr. Shalini Shukla
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Email: drshalinishukla.8@gmail.com
20 Feb2020
MD
Yes 7 years
5

Dr. Bhuvan Adhlakha
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Email: bhuvanadhlakha@gmail.com
09 April 2022
MD
Yes , 6 years
6

Dr. Priya Yadav
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Email: casperpriarao@gmail.com
24-04-2023
MBBS, MD, DNB
Yes 2, years
7

Dr. Bhumika Gupta
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
Email: drbhumigupta@gmail.com
04/12/2023
MBBS, DNB (PATHOLOGY)
yes, 3 year

RESIDENTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY:

S No
Resident -
Qualification
Joining Date
1
Dr Deeksha Singh
MD
17/02/2022
2
Dr Aarushi Bansal
MD
20-05-2023
3
Dr Shipra Vats
MD
17-10-2023
4
Dr Khushboo
MD
09-02-2024
5
Dr Ankit
MBBS
14-02-2024

Non-teaching staff

S.No
Designation
As per MCI requirement
Actual
1
Techinical Asstt./Technician
04
04
2
Lab Attendants’
02
02
3
Steno cum Computer Operator
01
01
4
Store keeper cum record Keeper
01
01

DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION

S No
Headings
Details
1
Name of the Department
Pathology
2
Date of Establishment
Nov 2017
3
Name of the first HOD
Dr Shalini Bahadur
4
Name of the Present HOD
Dr Shivani Kalhan
5
Department Email
pathologygims19@gmail.com
6
Phone
7303488239

Department Vision:

Short term & Long term Plans of Department of Pathology :

                                                           Short term
                                                          Long term
1. Start Flow cytometry to aid in leukemia diagnosis
a. Start Liquid Based Cytology for screening for carcinoma cervix
b. NABL Accreditation for diagnostics services
c. To establish Specialized lab (Biomarkers, FISH, Cytogenetics)
d. Establish Molecular Diagnostics and Research Lab for diagnostic services and research.
2. Start Post graduate (M.D) degree in Pathology
3. Start Post-doctoral fellowships and programmes
4. Starting BSc.MLT and other paramedical degree courses
1. Conduct relevant and significant research projects with special emphasis on those with significant impact on community health and also those which contribute to advancement in present medical knowledge
2. Ensure optimal faculty development programs will be organized
3. Establish Telepathology
4. Digitization of pathology services and data
5. Integrating investigations with e –hospitalServices

Mission Statement

Department Facilities / Services provided:

Workload

 Training activities & courses run- MBBS, DMLT, BSc Nursing

Teaching Aids available-

• LCD Projector
• Mounted Slides
• Binocular Microscopes
• Well Stocked Museum having 252 mounted specimen system wise arranged system wise with 10 copies of catalogues.
• Charts
• Instruments
• Case/ Problem Based studies (Cards)
• Pentahead microscope
• Decahead microscope
• Trinocular microscope with projection on LCD
• Trinocular microscope with projection on desktop
• Departmental library with monograms on all major systems, lab techniques and UG & PG teaching books

Department Training –

UG Courses: MBBS, DMLT, B Sc Nursing
Courses conducted – MBBS, DMLT, B Sc Nursing.
Block Training programme
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Projects

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CME/Workshops organized by the department-

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Departmental achievements –

In a short span of time, the department is credited with

1. Obtaining license for plasmapheresis in record time of 03 days
2. Participation in PLACID trial of ICMR
3. Starting plasmatherapy for COVID patients
4. Establishing Molecular Diagnosis and Research Lab for COVID diagnosis with a daily capacity of 3000 RTPCR tests
5. CME on Hemovigilance on 6 th April 2021
6. CME on Tumor and mimics of GI and hepatobiliary tract. Revisiting the past and Exploring the future on 8 th October 2021
7.Establish Immunohistochemistry to complement tumour diagnosis
8.To establish Specialized Hematology Lab (HPLC, specialstains)
9.Follow CAPguidelines for histopathology reporting
10.Started DMLT courses;
11 Hosted 29th annual conference of UP chapter of IAPM UPPATHCON 2022 on 15th 16th October 2022

 Department Facilities / Services provided:

Hematology/ clinical pathology
Name
Qty
1.
Hemocytometer
50
2.
Sahli’sHemoglobinometer
50
3.
Binocular Microscope ( OLYMPUS, MLX B PLUS)
60
4.
Test Tube
500

List of Equipments

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ROAD MAP FOR NEXT 05 YEARS

SERVICES PROVIDED

It is proposed to enhance the services available in the department and start the following:

ACADEMICS

RESEARCH

The department will endeavor to

HUMAN RESOURCES

DIGITALISATION

The department will strive to

Papers published/ read by faculty

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Research Projects:

Departmental projects:

S No
Title
Principal Investigator
Status
1.
Changes in peripheral blood in SARS CoV-2 patients: A clinicopathological correlation
Dr Shalini Bahadur
Published
2.
Prognostic significance of neutrophil- lymphocyte ratio, lymphocyte- monocyte ratio, platelet- lymphocyte ratio & C Reactive Proten in Covid-19 patients: An experience from a tertiary care hospital
Dr Gyanendra Singh
Published
3.
Parameters of coagulation in Covid 19 patients & it’s correlation with clinical outcome
Dr Shalini Shukla
Published
4.
Evaluating the association between ABO Blood groups and COVID 19 infection.
Dr Shivani Kalhan
Published
5.
Critical evaluation of post plasmapheresis experience in recovered Covid-19 patients at a tertiary care hospital; An Overview
Dr. Shalini Bahadur
Published
6.
Quantification of IgG Antibodies in recovered Covid-19 patients and its association with various clinical and laboratory parameters.
Dr Saurabh Srivastava
Published
7.
Efficacy of convalescent plasma in treating moderates to severe Covid-19 patients in a tertiary care centre- A retrospective analysis.
Dr Anurag Srivastava
Published
8.
Barriers to and enablers of plasma donation by previously Covid-19 positive patients treated at a tertiary care hospital in North India- a cross sectional study.
Dr Hariom Solanki
Published
9.
Factor responsible for donor deferral for convalescent plasma donation in Covid-19. A retrospective analysis.
Dr. Shalini Shukla
Ongoing
10.
Prognostic and Predictive significance of platelet in confirmed Covid-19 infected patients; An experience from western UP.
Dr Shalini Bahadur
Published
11.
Introduction of Question makers sessions by undergraduates medical students to reinforce learning in Pathology.
Dr Shivani Kalhan
Submitted for publication
12.
Validation of Blood Bags delivery by drones Compared to conventional Method of trampentation: A Pilot Study
Dr Shalini Bahdur
Extramural ICMR Ongoing
13.
Role of Convalescent Plasma Therapy in patients with Covid-19 Infection. An experience from a tertiary care centre in Western UP.
Dr Shalini Bahdur
Published
14.
Knowledge, Attitude and barriers towards voluntary blood conation among
Dr Shalini Bahdur
STS Project Ongoing
15.
Artificial Intelligence based tool for detection of breast and Oral Cancer
Dr Shivani Kalhan
Extramural ICMR Ongoing
16.
Clinico-haematological parameters during Acute febrile illness; A tool for early prediction.
Dr Shivani Kalhan
STS Project Ongoing
17.
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Towards Pap Smear for cervical smear for cervical cancer screening among women in Gautam Budh Nagar.
Dr Shivani Kalhan
STS Project sent for ICMR Aproval
18.
Treatment for Breast Cancer using bioinformatics tools.
Dr. Vivek Gupta
STS Project sent for ICMR Aproval
18.
Evaluation of haematological parameters and metabolic syndrome in patients with psoriasis
Dr. Bhuvan Adhlakha
STS Project sent for ICMR Aproval

ABOUT FACULTY

Dr. Shivani Kalhan

MD, DNB (PATH)
Professor and Head

Dr Shivani Kalhan is an alumnus of the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College Pune (1991) and a post graduate from Army Hospital Research and Referral, Delhi Cantt(2000). She has done 10 years service in the Army Medical Corps. She was promoted as Professor (Pathology) in February 2011 and has a wide range of administrative and professional experience. Before joining GIMS, she was working as Professor and Head, Department of Pathology at SHKM Government Medical College, Nalhar, Haryana.

Achievements/ Faculty Development Programme

Publications:


Dr Shalini Bahadur

MD, PATH
Professor

Dr Shalini Bahadur graduated from Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, Jhansi and post graduated from King George's Medical University, Lucknow. She's honed her skills as an astute pathologist during her years accross several institutions of repute namely Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi where she spent over seven years working as a senior resident and Assistant Professor in Pathology. Subsequently she was attached for a period of nine months with Hamdard Institute of Medical Sciences as an Assistant professor. She was promoted as Associate Professor, Pathology at North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospitals where she continued to sharpen skills both as a reporting pathologist and as a teacher of undergraduate medical students, DNB candidates and medical technologists. She has been working with GIMS since 25th November 2017 and has had the proud privilege of establishing the department of Pathology and Blood bank. Her area of interest are cytology and histopathology. She has won accolades both in curricular and co curricular activities.

Achievements/ Faculty Development Programme

Gold Medal: Kanwaljeet Singh Arora Gold Medal for best student and securing highest marks in Pathology in August 1995


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Certificate of Merit:

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Details of national & international awards won by faculty / residents:

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Vivek Gupta

MD, Ph.D (PATH)
Associate Professor

Dr. Vivek Gupta is working as Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and In-charge of Molecular Diagnostics and Research Laboratory at Government Institute of Medical Sciences, Greater Noida, India. He has earned is M.D. degree in Pathology and Doctoral degree working in area of Infections Molecular Pathology. He has 45 international publications, 12 extramural projects from various National and International funding agencies and 12 awards to his credit. He has been awarded as ‘Young Investigator award from India & South East Asia’ by Bill & MeLinda Gates Foundation, USA in recognition of his work on tubercular lymph nodes. He has guided postgraduate students and taught many undergraduate students.


Dr. Vivek have received M.B.B.S. degree from Nagpur University and M.D. (Pathology) from Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), Nagpur, India. During his post-graduation, he received Dr. Harold Gunson Fellowship, at Berlin, Germany. He has done his Ph.D. in the area of molecular diagnostics of tubercular lymph nodes, supported by research grant from International Society of Infectious Diseases, USA for which he was the Chief Investigator. He received BILL & MELINDA GATES foundation Award for Young Investigator from India and Southeast Asia” in recognition of his research work in the area of tuberculosis. Dr. Vivek has also been principal investigator and co-investigator in various other international and national funded projects. He has authored many peer reviewed high impact international publications. Dr. Vivek has served as faculty and researcher in Department of Pathology, Uttar Pradesh Rural Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Saifai and Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha. His research interest includes Molecular Pathology.

Achievements/ Faculty Development Programme

Details of International and National Memberships

Details of Presentation as Invited Guest Speaker

PUBLICATIONS:

Details of Conference Presentation

Details of Conference Presentation

Extramural Research Projects as Principal Investigator (07)

Dr. Shalini Shukla

MD (PATH)
Assistant Professor

Dr Shalini Shukla has done her MBBS from L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut and post graduation in Pathology from Government Medical College, Patiala,Punjab. She had worked in G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur as Assistant Professor for 3.5 years.She has attended many National Conferences in Pathology.She has joined the present institute from 20 Feb 2020. Her area of interest are hematology, cytology and histopathology.


Achievements/ Faculty Development Programme

CISP 2, on 09 and 10 Sept 2020 at GIMS Greater Noida


PUBLICATIONS



Dr. Bhuvan Adhlakha

MD (PATH)
Assistant Professor


PUBLICATIONS

Dr Priya Yadav

MD , DNB (PATH)
Assistant Professor


Honours and Awards:

1. First position, Best Poster Presentation, Post-graduate Poster presentation at DAPCON 2019, 34 th Annual Conference of Delhi Chapter, Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, titled “Giant Submucosal Lipoma Of Colon Causing Intussusception In Adult”.

2. Second runner-up in Award Oral Paper presentation in 25th Annual Conference of Dermatopathology Society of India, DSI 2022.

Certifications:

  • 1. • Basic Life Support Training.
  • 2.• Hospital Infection Control and Biomedical waste Management Training.
  • 3.• Certificate of recognition for performing duties in handlings COVID-19 Pandemic at GTB Hospital, Delhi.
  • 4.• Biomedical waste Management, Post Exposure Prophylaxis, Occupational Health & Safety Issues Training.

  • PUBLICATIONS

    Paper’s Presented in Conferences:

    Conferences & CMEs attended:



    Dr. Bhumika Gupta

    MBBS, DNB (PATHOLOGY)
    Assistant Professor

    Dr Bhumika Gupta has done her graduation from KIMS, KARAD and her post-graduation from ST Stephens Hospital, Delhi. She has special interest in haematology and has gained experience from TATA memorial centre Varanasi and SGPGI Lucknow. She has attended various pathology and haematology conferences and has authored national and international publications.


    PUBLICATIONS