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Overview of Department:

Welcome to the department of Pathology, MMC, Khammam. The department of Pathology was established in the Mamata medical college, Khammam in the year 1997. Since then the department has expanded in strength and scope of activities keeping with the increasing demand for public health awareness and importance attached to Pathology as an integral part of total health care. The department has been conducting full-fledged Postgraduate degree (MD) and Diploma (DCP) courses in Pathology since 2003. The department of Pathology is primarily concerned with training post graduate students and creating awareness in public regarding need for public health care. The department serves as a link between rural public and Mamatha General Hospital, Khammam.

S. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Yalavarthi Sushma Professor & HOD
2 Dr. Sushil Kumar  Rao Professor
3 Dr. Vasudeva Rao T Professor
4 Dr. S. Lokesh Rao Magar Professor
5 Dr. B. Pavani Professor
6 Dr. Shruthi Amit Deshpande Assistant Professor
7 Dr.Talari Radhamadhavi Assistant Professor
8 Dr. Kandibanda Sai Sri Ram Rao Assistant Professor
9 Dr. Kasturi Dinesh Assistant Professor
10 Dr. Vishnu Priya.B Assistant Professor
11 Dr. Narasimharao Bharadwaz Chennapragada Tutor
12 Dr. G. Vashista Sai Kumar Tutor
13 Dr.Kondaveeti Chinnari Tutor
14 Dr. Thokala Spandana Tutor
15 Dr. Pravalika Mallipeddi Tutor
16 Dr. Pooja Kedia Tutor
17 Dr. Syed Arfath Ahmed Tutor
18 Dr. Veerasuri Sravya Tutor
19 Dr. Hymavathi Bathina Tutor

 COURSES OFFERED:

Undergraduate             : MBBS

Postgraduate                 : M.D. (Pathology)

Hands on training in day to day working

(Histopathology, Cytology, Clinical Pathology, Blood Bank, Teaching) 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The core competencies of department of Pathology is teaching programme to prepare undergraduate and postgraduate students for their courses. Formal teaching is conducted in a variety of settings. Full participation by residents is expected. At the end of sessions students should attain competencies in the cognitive knowledge of basic sciences applied to speciality courses and they should be experts in clinical and practical skills. Student should be able to attain knowledge about basic principles of research and to take up small time research projects. 

FACILITIES AND LEARNING SOURCES OF THE DEPARTMENT: 

  • Well equipped Histopathology lab
  • Well equipped Hematology / Clinical Pathology lab
  • Fully air conditioned lecture galleries
  • Well equipped blood bank with component separation unit.
  • Library
  • Museum
  • Internet facility
  • Microphotography unit
  • Slide library

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

MMC-Research award 2019, Dr.Y.Sushma, Prof & HOD –Department of Pathology, awarded by Mamata Educational Society , Khammam, Title: Utility of platelet indices in diagnosing the underlying cause of thrombocytopenia due to accelerated platelet destruction. 

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:                                                    

  1. Study of cervical papanicolaou smear in intrauterine contraceptive device users in a tertiary care hospital. Nirvana Rasaily  Halder, Babai Halder, Yalavarthi Sushma. Medical Journal of Dr.D.Y.Patil. Vidyapeeth.Vol.12, Issue 2, March-April 2019.
  2. Histopathological study of tumor and tumor like lesions of the oral cavity. Babai Halder, Nirvana Rasaily Annals of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Vol.6, Issue 4, April-2019.
  3. Significance of serum prostate specific antigen levels in evaluating prostatic lesions with histopathological correlation. Dr.Shruthi Amit Deshpande, Sabiha A Maimoon , Sadhana Devendra Annals of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Vol 6, issue 12, December, 2019.

PROJECTS:

  1. A study of Morphological Variants of Meningiomas with special emphasis on high grade meningioma.( Dr. Chinnari )
  2. A Study on role of Platelet indices in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients ( Dr. Spandana.)
  3. A clinicopathological study of Hashimoto Thyroiditis.( Dr. Pooja K)
  4. Pancytopenia; A clinicohaematological study. ( Dr.Pravallika M).
  5. Study of coagulation profile with microvascular complications and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Dr.Hymavathi.B)
  6. Study of cytohistopathological correlation of Salivary gland tumors based on updated Milan Criteria. ( Dr.Syed Arfath Ahmed)
  7. Study of correlation of cytological grading and histopathological grading in breast malignancies.(Dr. Sravya.V).