A fully licensed sophisticated active blood bank is also the  pride of the department.Department of pathology started in the year 1981 has grown gradually and is now well established. It has experienced enthausiastic and inspiring  qualified teaching faculty, creating an interesting and friendly learning atmosphere. The pathology department has two spacious, well lit and ventilated, equipped  practical halls, seminar hall, demonstration room and museum. The practical hall can accommodate about 80 students. Rare and classical specimens received at the department have been archived with system wise categorization at the museum in the department.

The learning material is abundant in the form of specimen, slides, charts, latest books, CD and high quality demonstration microscopes.

The Department of Pathology is engaged in diagnostic work that caters to the KIMSH & RC and private Hospitals from adjacent localities. The Department offers comprehensive services in Histopathology, cytology, clinical pathology, Immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence, 24 hours services in hematology and blood bank.

Fetal autopsies and Forensic autopsies specimen interpretation is also carries out in the department.

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1 Dr. Suguna B.V Prof & HOD

2 Dr. Kusuma Venkatesh. Professor

3 Dr. Rangaswamy R. Professor

4 Dr. Niveditha S.R. Professor

6 Dr. Savithri Ravindra Professor


5 Dr. Hemalatha M. Professor

7 Dr. Suja Ajoy Kumar Asso. Prof

8 Dr. Thejasvi Krishnamurthy.

9 Dr. Sruthi Prasad Asso. Prof

10 Dr. Manjula C.P. Asso. Prof

11 Dr. Chethana Mannem Asso. Prof

12 Dr. Madhu Priya Asst. Prof

13 Dr. Anagha Joshi Blood Bank

14 Dr. Gayathri. B.R Blood Bank



  1. Rangaswamy R. Sahadev. R, Suguna.B.V. Preethan K.N. Ranjeeta S.B. Clinic colonoscopic and histomorphological spectrum of colonic diseases in an academic tertiary care centre. Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences 2014:3(1), Jan 6:1-9.


1. Thimmaiah.A.H., Shantharam.L, Gangarah.S.S., Suguna Vijay. Neurofibroma of soft palate – A rare case report. Int. J.Otorinolaryngol Clin. 2013;5(2);19-20.

2. Praveen Kulkarni, N.R.Ramesh Masti., S.R.Niveditha, R.Suvarna – Prelevance of Beta – Thalassemia Trait among the pregnant women who attended the ANC Clinic in a PHC by using the NESTROF Test in Bangalore, Karnataka.J Clin Diag Research 2013 jul, Vol-7  ;1414-1417.

3. Savithri.R, Geethamani.V, Sreedhara Murthy. – Fetus in Fetu – a rare entity. Journal of pediatric sciences  2013 ;  5 : e180.

4. Shushan shweta j*1, Kusuma v2, Geethamani v3. Immunohistochemistry for er/pr and her-2/neu in breast carcinomas -their interrelationship and association with histopathological grading and clinical parameters. International journal of medical and applied sciences. Vol 2, Suppl 1, 2013

5.  Sruthi.P, Savithri.R, Geethamani.V Suguna.B.V. Gastric neoplasms – An endoscopic biopsy study with review of literature . IJBR 2013:04(12). 704-712.

6. Mannem Chethana, Harendra Kumar.M.L., Munikrishna.M. Endometrial changes in uterine leiomyomas. J Clin Biomed Sci 2013;3(2) : 72-79.

7. Deepthi P Kambi*1, Santosh C S2, Suguna B V1, Gopal M.G1 and Abhishek V2. Direct immunofluorescence study in autoimmune bullous disorders of skin" IJBAR-467 , Volume 4 Issue 9, 30 Sep 2013.

8. M. Hemalata*1, R. Sahadev2, Neha Nanda1, Preethan K. N2 and B.V. Suguna1 Prevalence of Helicobacter pyloriinfection and histomorphologic spectrum in endoscopic biopsies. IJBR 2013, Vol-4(11). 608-614.

9. Anil.H.T., Lakshmi.S, Smitha.S.C., Suguna.B.V. Neurofibroma of soft palate. A rare case report – Otolaryngology clinics. An international Journal May-August -2013 ;5(2) :1920.


1. Anusahree c.n., kusuma venkatesh. morphological spectrum of prostatic lesions – a clinicopathological study. medica innovatica december 2012 vol-1 , pg. no. 49-54. 2. B.V.Chandregowda, S.G.Smitha, Sakshi Bharadhwaj, Thejasvi Krishnamurthy. Chondroid syringoma of nose. Clinical Rhinology. An International Journal. Jan-April 2012 : 5(1) : 30-31.


1. Suguna B.V., Geethamani V, Niveditha S.R., Monika Lamba Saini. Malignant myoepithelioma of the breast : case report with review of literature. Malaysian J Pathol 2011;33(2) : 125-128. 2. Sruthi Prasad, Suguna.B.V, Savithri Ravindra. Bilateral ovarian squamous cell carcinoma with antecedent dermoid cyst in the left ovary. J.Obstet.Gynaecol.Res.2011(Published online ahead of print). 3. B.C.Sharath Kumar., A.S.Nandini, S.R.Niveditha, M.G.Gopal, Reeti. Generalised eruptive histiocytosis mimicking leprosy. IJDVL-2011, 77(4)498-502. 4. Suguna.B.V., Monika Lamba Saini, Rangaswamy.R, Somashekaraiah D. Adrenal ganglioneuroma with lymphnode deposits. A rare benign tumor.J.Neurol.Res 2011  


1. Thejasvi K. Murthy,  Niveditha S.R., Suguna B.V., Hemalata M. and Kusuma V. Cytomorphology of Hibernoma. A report of 2 cases Acta Cytol -2010– vol.54, No.5 sep- oct -2010 2. Dr. M.Hemalata, Sruthi Prasad, Kusuma Venkatesh , Niveditha S.R., Suja Ajoykumar. Cytological diagnosis of Actinomycosis and Eumycetoma. A report of two cases – Diagn.cytopathol-2010, Dec;38(12):918-920. 3. Geethamani V. Savithri R, Suguna B.V, Niveditha S.R. Cytomorphology of dedifferentiated liposarcoma of subcutaneous tissue of upper with bilateral axillary lymphnode metastases – a case report. Acta Cytol 2010, May-June:54(3):333-336. 4. Kusuma venkatesh, Monika Lamba saini, Niveditha S.R, Chaithra Krishnagiri, Sudarshan Babu. Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the kidney. Pathology Research International.Vol-2010:doi:10,4061/2010/ID652398.  


1. K.G.Somashekar, Lakshmi S, Kusuma V, Srinivas C.V. A rare case of extranasopharyngeal Angiofibroma arising from upper lateral cartilage of nose. Asian journal of  Ear Nose and Throat-Oct-Dec-2009:34-37.


1. Kusuma Venkatesh, Monika Lamba Saini, Niveditha S.R. Fine needle aspiration cytology of cervicofacial actinomycosis – a case report in Journal of  Cytology, July- 2008, Vol-25, 3.

2. Kusuma Venkatesh, Monika L. Saini, Rangaswamy R and Sridhar Murthy. Neural fibrolipoma without macrodactyly: a subcutaneous rare benign tumor. J.Cutan Pathol 2008:doi:10.1111/j.1600-0560.2008.

3. Monika Lamba Saini, G Mukherjee, K.S. Saini, C. Ramachandra, C.R. Rao, R.V. Kumar, P.P.Bapsy, K.G.Babu, S.V.Atili, U.Batra. Clinicopathologic pattern of gastrointestinal stroma tumors(GIST) in South India- a single institution experience. JCO Supplement No. 255.


  1. Geethamani V,  Savithri Ravindra , Varun V Reddy . Cytomorphology of Juvenile Hyaline Fibromatosis- a case report . Acta Cytol 2007;51:624-626.
  2. S R Niveditha, B V Suguna, Krishnamurthy, Rajanikanth, Sudarshan Babu, A K Shukla. Cytological features of malignant pheochromocytoma. Acta Cytol 2007; 51: 200-206.
  3. M Hemalata, V Kusuma, P Sruthi. Ovarian lipoleiomyoma ; A rare benign tumor . J Clin Pathol 2007; Aug 60(8):939-40 .
  4. Monika Lamba Saini, Alaka deshpande, Mrinal patnaik.  Autososmal recessive variant of the Charcot- Marie- Tooth syndrome- J Indian academy of clinical medicine 2007; 8(1): 78-80.
  5. Kamal S saini, Suresh V Attili, Monika lamba Saini, Ullas batra, Lakshmaiah K C , Rani Acharya, T M Suresh.  Capecitabine -induced Hand-Foot syndrome. J Indian academy of clinical medicine 2007; 8 (2)144-5.

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