Department of Pathology

  • Introduction of Department
  • Vision
  • Faculty Members
  • Faculty Residents
  • Teaching Rosters
  • Courses


One can say Pathology department is the back bone of any medical institute because final diagnosis are being given by the department of Pathology which gives the direction for proper line of treatment to the treating Physician / Surgeon through following investigations:

i). Histopathology: Malignancy or Benign

ii). Cytology: Screening for malignancy (FNAC, Fluid Cytology, Pap smear, imprint smears,brushing)

iii). Hematology: To rule out any: Blood cancer, Anemia or its typing, coagulation disorders or any other blood disorders.



Dr. B.C. Roy,Para-clinical block, First floor (Half Wing) and second floor (Half Wing).



28th Dec, 1998 The Department of Pathology was started in a single room of Anatomy department with single faculty member Dr. (Mrs.) Bhanu Iyengar designated as Prof. & Head on contract basis.
13th April, 1999 About 3 ½ months later first Sr. Lab. Technician Sh. Sarbjeet Kumar (Ex-Navy) was posted to the department. He managed to prepare all the requirements for the department like chemicals, instruments & equipments.
10th June, 1999

The first biopsy for Histopathology examination and cytology (FNAC) were conducted and up to 31st Dec, 1999 the following investigations were carried out:

  • Histopathology: 164
  • Cytology (FNAC): 23
December, 1999

Museum with 85 specimen were established (from Delhi & own hospital).

  • 30 sets of undergraduate teaching slide were prepared.
  • Shifted to old paraclinical block and set up the department in 12 small rooms and remain there for one year. Thereafter again shifted to the present paraclinical block since then department is progressing day by day.



To be recognized for excellence in patient care, research and education. The department of Pathology aims to reflect the success and high standards of DrRPGMC, Kangra as a whole by proving to be as a leading source for excellence in diagnosis and laboratory evaluation, based on a foundation of research and education. 



  • To provide effective support for the inpatient and outpatient clinical services.
  • To support and lead programmatic research at DrRPGMC, Kangra in collaboration with different departments.
  • To provide a reliable core laboratory support for research at Dr. RPGMC, Kangra at Tanda
  • Provide highest quality education, training and research experience for undergraduate and post graduate students, residents and faculty.


Faculty Members

# Photo Name Qualifications Designations Email ID Date of Joining Awards
1 Dr. Rashmi Kaul Raina

MD Pathology

Professor and Head 21.01.2011
2 Dr. Bal Chander Professor 07.02.2011
3 Dr. Suman Singh Associate Professor 19.11.2013
4 Dr. Aruna Gupta Assistant Professor 01.02.2016
5 Dr. Saurabh Sharma Assistant Professor
6 Dr. Swati Aggarwal Assistant Professor 24.06.2016

Senior Residents

# Name Qualification Date of Joining
1 Dr. Soma Negi
2 Dr. Kavita Sharad
3 Dr. Suksham Sameer
4 Dr. Monish Tomar
5 Dr. Rajnesh Thakur
6 Dr.Tashi Dolma

Junior Residents

# Name Date of Joining
1 Dr. GarimaThapa
2 Dr. Neelam Chaudhary
3 Dr. Priya Dhora


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B.Sc. MLT: Three Batches 

MD course: Three Batches


# Name Number of labs


Competency based under graduate curriculum

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Department Highlights (Past 5 Years)

Departmental Activities