Department of Pathology

Department of Pathology is committed to being a leader in education,patient care,training and research.

  1. To teach the basic understanding of disease and correlate it with the clinical findings in an integrated manner to various students eg.2nd M.B.B.S. students, M.D. & D.C.P. students, Nursing Students, Physiotherapy, M.L.T. students.
  2. To provide diagnostic services in Hematology, Clinical Pathology, Cytology and Histopathology for all patients of New Civil Hospital, Surat
  3. To perform Autopsy examination of all Medicolegal cases and Pathological P.M. whenever required or demanded by clinician after obtaining permission from authority.
  4. To create an environment for encouraging training and research activities for medical students,residents and faculty.

Faculty Members

Sr. No.NameDesignationQualification
1Dr.Mandakini PatelProfessorMD Pathology & Bact.
2Dr.R.N.HathilaAdditional Prof.MD Pathology
3Dr.Arpita NishalAssociate Prof.MD Pathology
4Dr.Bhavna GamitAssociate Prof.MD Pathology
5Dr.Mayur JaragAssociate Prof.MD Pathology
6Dr.Hemali TailorAssociate ProfMD Pathology
7Dr.Pinal ShahAsst. Prof.MD Pathology
8Dr.Komal PatelAsst. Prof.MD Pathology
8Dr.Prashant PatelAsst. Prof.MD Pathology
10Dr.Mubin PatelAsst. Prof.MD Pathology
11Dr.Rahul ModiAsst. Prof. MD Pathology
12Dr.Sejal GamitTutorMD Pathology
13Dr.Suresh PadsalaTutorD.C.P
14Dr.Pinkal ShahTutorMD Pathology
15Dr.Archana PatelTutorD.C.P
16Dr.Deepshikha DaveTutorMD Pathology
17Dr. Pallavi ChaudhariTutorMD Pathology
18Dr. Nikita PatelTutorMD Pathology
19Dr. Chintal PatelTutorMD Pathology

Senior Resident & Junior Resident

Sr. No.NameDesignation
1Dr.Mansi Patel2nd Year Resident
2Dr. Yesha Vahia2nd Year Resident
3Dr. Payal Luhar2nd Year Resident
4Dr. Arpna Chaudhari2nd Year Resident
5Dr. Madhurima Sarma2nd Year Resident
6Dr. Pooja Patel2nd Year Resident
7Dr. Hina Kakadiya2nd Year Resident
8Dr. Mili Jadav2nd Year Resident
9Dr.Kajal Tandel2nd Year Resident
10Dr. Siddhi Dave2nd Year Resident
11Dr. Jinendra Jadeja2nd Year Resident
12Dr. Sonal Kanani3rd Year Resident
13Dr. Vivek Patel3rd Year Resident
14Dr. Heer Dhabi3rd Year Resident
15Dr. Shraddha Kankariya3rd Year Resident
16Dr. Ravina Purohit3rd Year Resident
17Dr. Niyati Patel3rd Year Resident
18Dr. Kavita Vaghasiya3rd Year Resident
19Dr. Dhruti Sutariya3rd Year Resident
20Dr. Hiral Shah3rd Year Resident
21Dr. Ruchita Sanghani3rd Year Resident
22Dr. Krishna AnajwalaSenior Resident
23Dr. Sheetal GujratiSenior Resident
24Dr. Sayantani DasSenior Resident
25Dr. Ridham SukhadiaSenior Resident
26Dr. Harshal KukadiyaSenior Resident
27Dr. Sarasvati VaniyaSenior Resident
28Dr. Kirti MoradiyaSenior Resident
29Dr. Shweta SutariyaSenior Resident
30Dr. Nilam TejaniSenior Resident
31Dr. Parmita JayaniSenior Resident
32Dr. Kajal KalsariyaSenior Resident

Services Provided By Pathology Department:

Provide all laboratory investigations to indoor & outdoor patients:

  1. Haematology and Clinical Pathoology: Complete hematological investigations including Routine CBC, PS, PSMP,bone marrow aspiration and biopsy,Coagulation profile including PT, APTT, Factor IV ,Special hematology Investigations, Urine analysis, Semen analysis, Body fluid analysis including CSF Fluid, Peritoneal Fluid, Pericardial Fluid etc.
  2. Histopathology : includes routine histopathology services ,special stains, Immunohistochemistry and frozen section
  3. Cytology: includes exfoliative gyanaecological & non-gyanaecological, FNAC Superficial, ultrasound guided & CT guide, fluid cytology and PAP Smears.
  • 24 hour running emergency laboratory for emergency patients in OPD 10 & Covid Hospital laboratory.

Facilities for Diagnostic & Teaching purpose:

SectionFacilities / Instruments available
HistopathologyRoutine Histopathology
Frozen section
Cytospin & Liquid based cytology
fully & Semi automated Coagulometer
3 part hematology analyzer
0PLC for detecting abnormal hemoglobin variants
Trephine Bone marrow biopsy
Automated ESR
Automated urine analyzer

Various instruments and facilities in department of pathology.

1Penta head Microscope
2Octahead Microscope
3LCD Projector
5Digital Camera

Octahead Microscope and Pentahead Microscope

Departmental Library:

Total number of available books: 246

Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses offered

2M.D. Pathology10
3Diploma in Clinical Pathology3
For mor details see file below for Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses offered
Undergraduate & Postgraduate courses offered

Key Performance Indicator:

Department offers various diagnostic services in the field of hematology, clinical Pathology, histopathology and Cytopathology for which department is well equipped with Various automated instruments like fully automated Coagulometer - 3 part, 5 part and 6 part hematology analyzer for investigative profiles like coagulation profile, anaemia and leukemia profile.

Cytopathology section is having Cytospin as well as facility for liquid PAP preparation. Facility of multiviewing microscopes (pentahead as well as octahead) for teaching purpose is available.

Facility of Immunohistochemistry is available with 66 markers. Newborn screening for sickle cell anemia: instrument received. Instruments installed: HPLC Variant II. Sickle cell Molecular diagnosis Laboratory: Establishment of Laboratory for Molecular diagnosis & neonatal screening is under process under “Sickle cell Anemia Control Programme”. Instruments received (to be installed): PCR, Gel Documentation unit. Procurement of further required instruments is under process.

NABL accreditation has been granted for various diagnostic tests for New Civil Hospital Surat Laboratory Services, Surat- NCHSLS (inclusive of Department of Pathology, Biochemistry and Microbiology) in July 2012.

Future plans.

  1. Immunophenotyping of leukemia by Flowcytometer.
  2. Newborn screening for sickle cell anemia.
  3. Molecular Diagnosis Laboratory.

Under SCAP, facility for STEM CELL TRANSPLANT is to be created.

Test Statistics of last 3 years:


Yearspecimenblockslidefrozenspecial stainIHC
  • Total available Antibodies/ Markers for IHC : 66
  • Tissue microarray technique established


YearFNAC+ Fluid CytologyPAP SmearsTotal

Hematology & Clinical Pathology Laboratory

YearHematology InvestigationsClinical Pathology InvestigationsTotal

Inclusive of sickle cell laboratory investigation


Total MLC Received
Yearspecimenblockslidespecial stainIHC

Sickle cell Laboratory

YearTotal PatientTotal SampleCBCSolubilityHPLCTotal Investigation
Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma Of Thigh : A Rare Case ReportDr. R. N. Hathila, Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Sheetal Sheth, Dr.Smita Gavit
Autopsy findings in sudden death in adults;A study of 150 casesDr. Rahu Modi, Dr. Mandakini Patel, Dr. Suresh Padsala, Dr. J Chaudhary.
Fungal infection in surgical pathology – Our institutional experienceDr. Mandakini Patel, Dr. Khushbu Shah.
Parasites found in surgical pathology: the institutional experience.Dr Mandakini M. Patel
A rare case of multilocular cystic renal neoplasm of low malignant potential diagnosed on intra-operative FNACDr Mandakini M. Patel
Histomorphological Spectrum of Ovarian Lesions in a Tertiary Care Institute in Gujarat with Special emphasis in Ovarian TumorsDr. R. N. Hathila, Dr. Arpita Nishal, Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Mubin Patel
Study of Hematological Alterations in Malaria at a Tertiary Health Care Centre of South Gujarat, IndiaDr. Arpita Nishal, Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Sejal Gamit, Dr. Archana Patel, Dr. S Sheth.
Spectrum of sinonasal lesion at tertiary care centreDr. Prashant R. Patel
Cytomorphphological study of thyroid nodule and categorization according to Bethesda system and its Histopathological correlationDr. V M Bhagat, Dr. Prashant R. Patel, Dr. Nikita Rupareliya, Dr. V Neb.
Extra adrenal mesenteric pigmented paraganglioma, A rare case report Dr. Pinal shah, Dr. Arpita Nishal, Dr. H Patel, Dr P Jayani, Dr. S Gujarati.
A study of histopathological spectrum of central nervous system lesions at a tertiary health care centre of South Gujarat, IndiaDr.Shihora NV,Dr. Patel HU, Dr. Patel SM, Dr.Ramani PR, Dr. Nandasana BN
Calcifying fibrous tumor : a rare case report of an exceptional lesion localised in retroperitoneum, mesentery and pelvis.Dr. R. N. Hathila, Dr. Pinal Shah,Dr. Patel AV, Dr. Sheth SP
Plasmablastic lymphoma of transverse colon: a rare case report Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Hathila RN, Dr. Vyas J, Dr. Balvali R
Clinical, Biochemical and Hematological changes in leptospirosis, International Journal of research in medical science,2019,janDr.Rahul modi,Dr Mubin Patel,Dr. Suresh Padsala,Dr.Ankita Patel
Comparison of automated flowcytometric reticulocyte analysis with manual reticulocyte count-2019Dr. Komal Patel,Dr.Sidhhi Patel
The role of platelet indices in ischemic heart disease: a hospital based case control type of study …Dr. Bhavna Gamit , Dr.Priyanka Gandhi
A rare case of multilocular cystic renal neoplasm of low malignant potential …Dr. M.M. Patel,Dr. Bhavna Gamit,Dr. S.M.Patel,Dr. Mubin Patel, Dr.Priyanka Gandhi
Utility of Papanicolaou's smears in the diagnosis of premalignant & malignant lesions of cervix in a tertiary care centre of South Gujarat,IndiaDr.Shivangi Gandhi, Dr. Pinal Shah
A study of the clinicohistopathological correlation of Hansen`s disease MedPulse international journal of pathology March 2029; 9(3), 157-161Dr. Arpita Nishal Dr. Chintal Patel
Title(2018 ) Author
Acinic cell carcinoma, papillary-cystic variant: A rare case diagnosed in Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology International Journal of research in Medical Sciences Dr.M.M. Patel,Dr.Bhavna Gamit,Dr.S.M.Patel,Dr.Mubin Patel,Dr.Shivangi Gandhi
Histopathological spectrum of cervical lesion Indian journal of pathology and oncologyDr.M.M.Patel,Dr.Mala Jain,Dr.Ravi Lotlikar
Study and Her 2 /neu expression in 100 cases of uterine and cervical carcinoma as a prognostic marker (APALM) Annals of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: vol 5 no.2 (2018)Dr.M.M.Patel,Dr.Rhuta J. Shah,Dr.Gurvinder Singh Saini
Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology as a first line investigation in cervical swelling of 470 cases.International journal of Research in medical sciences.Dr.M.M.Patel,Dr.Bhavna Gamit,Dr.S.M.Patel,Dr.Mubin Patel
Report of thyroid fine needle aspiration cytology with the use of the Bethesda system (TBS) of 150 cases.International Journal & research in Medical SciencesDr.M.M.Patel,Dr.Bhavna Gamit,Dr.S.M.Patel,Dr.Mubin Patel
Pattern and frequency of thyroid pathologies among thyroid cytology specimens in tertiary care centre of South Gujarat. IP journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology March; Volume 3, 2018.Dr.Arpita Nishal,Dr. R.N.Hathila,Dr.Deepshikha Dave,Dr. Ravi Lotlikar
A rare case of Malignant Paraganglioma of Urinary bladder. IP journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology March; Volume 3, 2018Dr.Arpita Nishal,Dr. Sejal gamit, Dr.Priyanka Desai
Cytology detection of microfilaria in unsuspected clinical scenario.International journal of research in medical sciences. 2018 march. 6 (3) 1051-1054.Dr.B. M. Jha,Dr.V. M. Bhagat, Dr.Bhavna Gamit,Dr.Shivani Kumawat
Study of hematological, biochemical profile and clinical presentation in dengue positive patients-82 cases-International journal of research in medical sciences-2018 JuneMubin I. Patel, Sharmistha Patel,Suresh Padsala,Abhishek Patel, Avani Patel
Reporting of thyroid FNAC with use of Bethesda System of 150 cases-26 September, 2018 International journal of research in medical sciences-2018 NovemberMandakini M. Patel, Mubim I. Patel,Bhavna G. Gamit, Sharmistha M. Patel
Pattern of histopathological lesions in lung autopsy:International Journal of Research in medical science. January 2018, vol 6,issue 1, page 279-283Chandni B. Patel,Komal Patel, Vasudha M. Bhagat,Pinkal Shah
Original article, Pattern of mortality in sickle cell disease: an autopsy study.International Journal of Research in medical sciences. May 2017, vol 5, issue 5, page 2115-2119Dr.Pinkal Shah,Dr.V.M.Bhagat,Dr.Komal Patel,Dr. Chandni Patel
Sialadenosis: Cytomorphological significance in the diagnosis of an uncommon entityDr.Priyanka Gandhi,Dr. Mandakini Patel,Dr. Bhavna Gamit,Dr. Sharmishta Patel
Tuberculosis : Diagnosed & Undiagnosed as a cause of deathDr. Pinal Shah,Dr. Shivangi Gandhi
Original article: Pattern of mortality in Sudden Death, Int J of Community Medicine & Public HealthDr.Pinkal Shah,Dr.Bhavna Gamit,Dr.Pinal Shah,Dr. ChintanDalal

Award winning posters in various conferences:

Dr. Razvin Somani, 3rd year resident won 1st Prize in Poster Presentation in her session at National Hematology Conference, Ahmedabad under the guidance of our HOD Dr. M.M Patel.

Dr.Rishikesh Balvalli, 2nd year resident won 2nd prize in poster presentation at International Histopathology Conference, Goa

Dr. Jainisha Chaudhary, 2nd year resident won 1st prize in poster presentation at State Level Autopsy Conference, Bhuj

Dr. Ajay Tilala, 1st year resident won 2nd prize in poster presentation at Hematology CME, Surat

Dr. Devang Painter, 2nd year resident won 2nd prize in poster presentation at Hematology CME, Surat

Dr. Komal Pagadhar, 3rd year resident won 1st Prize in Poster Presentation in her session at National Hematology Conference, Ahmedabad
Title (2021) Author
A Case report: Squamous cell carcinoma of kidney: A Rare Variant of Renal CarcinomaDr.Komal Patel, Dr.Bhavna Gamit, Dr.Pallavi Chaudhri, Dr.Hiral K. Shah
Fibrosarcomtous variant of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: A Rare caseDr.Mandakini M. Patel, Dr.Rashik N. Hathila, Dr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Suresh Padsala, Dr.Vivek Patel
Unusual presentation of large gastro intestinal stromal tumor-Gist in extragastric regionDr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Suresh Padsala, Dr.Bhavna Gamit, Dr.Harshal Kukadiya
A Rare case of Extraadrenal paraganglioma localizes at retroperitoneum-in unusual locationDr.Pinal Shah, Dr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Suresh Padsala, Dr.Kavita Vaghasiya
A Case of mature cystic teratoma of gastric wall - A Rare site of presentationDr.Komal Patel, Dr.Sejal Gamit, Dr.Deepshikha Dave, Dr.Krutika Patel, Dr.Heer Dabhi
A Rare case report of plasmacytoid variant of myoepithelioma of palateDr.Rashik N. Hathila, Dr.Prashant R. Patel, Dr.Archana Patel, Dr.Sarasvati Vaniya
High grade urothelial carcinoma of renal pelvis-papillary type, involving kidney and upper portion of ureter: A rare presentationDr.Mandakini M. Patel, Dr.R.N. Hathila, DR.Prashant Patel, Dr. Mubin Patel, Dr.Suresh Padsala, Dr.Dhruti N. Sutariya
A Case of salivary duct carcinoma of the parotid glandDr.Arpita Nishal, Dr.Komal Patel, Dr.Pallavi Chaudhary, Dr.Karutika Patel, Dr.Shruti Mavani, Dr.Ravina Purohit
A Rare case report of testicular germ cell tumour with Leydig cell hyperplasiaDr.Mandakini M. Patel, Dr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Suresh Padsala, Dr.Ruchita G. Sanghani
A Case of T cell precursor lymphoid neoplasm-T cell lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma diagnosed on bone marrow examination at a tertiary health care centerDr.Arpita Nishal, Dr.Deepshika Dave, Dr.Sejal Gamit, Dr.Shraddha Kankariya
Role of fine needle aspiration cytology in evaluation of thyroid lesions at a tertiary care hospitalDr. Rasik N. Hathila, Dr.Prashant Patel, Dr.Archana Patel, Dr.Kirti Moradiya
A Case of metaplastic carcinoma of the breast with predominant squamous differentiation: A rare presentationDr. Mandakini Patel, Dr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Suresh Padasala, Dr.Sonal P.Kanani
Evaluation Of prognostic role of tumor budding in breast carcinoma and its correlation with known clinicopathological parametersDr. Mandakini Patel, Dr. Vishakha Gupta
A Case Report: Primary Cutaneous Mucinous CarcinomaDr. Arpita Nishal, Dr. Bhavna Gamit, Dr. Sejal Gamit, Dr. Deepshikha Dave, Dr. Parmita Jayani
Analysis of quality indicators in hematology laboratory in a tertiary care center to evaluate error, phase of that error, and solutionDr. Mandakini Patel, Dr. Pinkal Shah, Dr. Ridham Sukhadiya
A case of mature cystic teratoma of Gastric wall - Rare site of presentationDr. Komal Patel, Dr. Heer Dabhi
Title (2020) Author
Plasmablastic Lymphoma Of The Gastrointestinal Tract - A Rare Entiety With A Challenging Differential DiagnosisDr. Rishikesh Balvalli, Dr.R.N.Hathila, Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Pinal Shah
Cytodiagnosis Of Extramedullary Hematopoiesis In Cervical Lymph node - An Unusual Presentation Of Underlying Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)Dr. Shruti Mavani, Dr. V.M.Bhagat, DR. Pinkal Dalal
Sensitivity and Specificity of Solubility Test In Screening Of Sickle Cell AnemiaDr.Kinjal Chandapara, Dr. Mandakini Patel
Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma Of Thigh - A Rare Case ReportDr. Smita Gavit, Dr. R.N.Hathila, Dr. Pinal shah
Case Report Of Vulval Leiomyoma: A Rare Pathological studyDr. Kuntal Patel, Dr. r.N.Hathila,Dr. Mubin Ptel, Dr.Himani Bajaj
Pleomorphic Variant of Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Breast - A Case ReportDr.Vishakha Gupta, Dr. Mandakini Patel, Dr. Sejal Gamit, Dr. Deepshikha Dave
Acute Amoebic Appendicitis - A Rare Case ReportDr.Ajay Tilala, Dr. R. N. Hathila, Dr. Mubin Patel, Dr. Mandakini Patel
A Case Report : Primary Cutaneous Mucinous CarcinomaDr.Parmita Jayani, Dr. Bhavana Gamit, Dr. Deepshikha Dave, Dr. Arpita Nishal, Dr. Anand Chaudhary
Epithelioid Sarcoma of Right Forearm - A Case ReportDr.Sheetal Gujarati, Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Arpita Nishal, Dr. Archana Patel
A Case Of Mallignant Spindle Cell Tumor - Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath TumorDr.Shweta Sutariya, Dr. Bhavana Gamit, Dr. Sejal gamit, Dr. Deepshikha Dave
A Clinicopathological Evaluation: Case Report Of Secondary Hemophagoytic Lymphohistiocytosis(HLH)Dr.Trishna Anajwala, Dr. R. N. Hathela, Dr. Pinkal Shah, Dr. Dhara Mehta, Dr. Nidhi Mishra
Carcinoma EX Pleomorphoic Adenoma Arising From Floor Of Mouth, A Rare PresentationDr.Shayantani Das, Dr. Komal Patel, Dr. Deepshikha Dave, Dr. Nikita Rupareliya, Dr. Janvi Vyas
An Interesting Case Of Infarcted Papillary thyroid Carcinoma Showing FNA(Fine Needle Aspiration) Histological ChangesDr.Bhoomika Nandasana, Dr. komal Patel, Dr. Nikita Rupareliya, Dr. Janavi Vyas
Role Of FNACIn GoutDr.Seema Machi, Dr. V. M. Bhagat
Metastatic adenocarcinoma Of Heart A Rare Case Report In Autopsy ExaminationDr.Bhoomika Narola, Dr. Sharmishtha Patel, Dr. Pallavi Chaudhry
Title (2019) Author
Variants of Liposarcoma: A series of 3 cases. 2019Dr.Shruti Mavani, Dr. Vasudha M. Bhagat (Additional Professor)
A case of Neuroendocrine tumour of pancreas – a rare entity with diagnostically challenging tumour. 2019Dr.Dipali Shukla, Dr, Mubin Patel, Dr.Arpita Nishal, Dr. Komal Patel
Triple neoplasm in autopsy examination - a case report 2019Dr.AshaVinzuda,Dr.Prashant Patel, Dr.SejalGamit, Dr.Deepshikha Dave, Dr.Vishakha Gupta
Role of fine needle aspiration cytology in as adjunct diagnostic aid in preoperative presumptive diagnosis of Ameloblastoma.2019Dr.Devang Painter,Dr. V M bhagat
Adult cystic nephroma: a rare case reportDr.BhavikaDholiya, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr.R.N.Hathila, Dr.BhavnaGamit, Dr.Khushbu Shah
Diagnosis of Sickle cell disease/trait and other hemoglobinopathies among patients of south Gujarat region-by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) - A study of 5449 cases.Dr.Bhoomika Narola,Dr.Rahul Modi , Dr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Mandakini M. patel , Dr.Shuresh padsala
Pre PMF - a rare case presentationDr.Pooja Goyani,Dr.Himani Bajaj, Dr.R.N.Hathila
Pre PMF - a rare case presentationDr.Himanshu Patel ,Dr.Arpita Nishal, Dr.Mubin Patel, Dr.Sharmishtha Patel
An autopsy report of Autosomal Dominant (adult) Polycystic Kidney DiseaseDr.Sheetal Sheth, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr,Pinkal Shah, Dr.Archna Shah
A rare case of metastatic leiomyosarcoma to lung and liver.Dr.Jahnavi Vyas,Dr.V.M.Bhagat, Dr.S.M.Patel, Dr.Pinkal Shah
IHC- potential diagnostic tool in intradural extramedullary ependymoma of lumbar spine L1-L2,Dr.Krutika Patel,Dr. V M Bhagat
rare case of sporadic ovarian sex cord stromal tumor with annular tubules,Dr.Krutika Patel,Dr. V M Bhagat
histological spectrum of neoplastic and non neoplastic lesions of thyroid -a study of 56 cases.Dr.Krutika Patel,Dr. V M Bhagat
Ertheim Chestler diasease with multicystic involvement a diagnostic challenge.Dr. Siddhi, Dr.Arpita Nishal, Komal Patel, Dr.V.M.Bhagat, Dr.Nency Gandhi, Dr.Sneha Patwari
Double heterozygous HbS and hbD punjab trait(A Case report) 2019Dr.SmitaGamit, Dr.ArpitaNishal, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr.Sejal Gamit, Dr.Archna Patel
Thyroid cytology: two year audit for quality assurance based on Bethesda systemDr. Swati Vij, Dr.M.M.P
Pulmonary bone marrow embolism -A rare finding in autopsyDr.Neha Shahu, Dr.Bhavna Gamit, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr. Suresh Padsala
An unusual presentation of Rectal Mucinous adenocarcinoma in a 15 years old maleDr.Kinjal Chandpara, Dr.R. N. Hathila, Dr.M M P, Dr.Mubin Patel,Dr.Himani Bajaj, Dr.Razvin Somani.
Plasmablastic lymphoma of the gastrointestinal tract – A rare entity with a challenging differential diagnosis Dr.Rishikesh Balvalli, Dr. R N Hathila, Dr. Pinal Shah, Dr. Arpita Nishal
Fostering professionalism in first year of MBBSDr.Arpita Nishal, Dr.Rishikesh Balvalli
Acanthomatous ameloblastoma: histological case report.Dr.Kuntal Patel,Dr. R N Hathila,Dr.Pinal Shah,Dr.Archana Patel

Resident doctors presenting poster and oral papers at conferences.

Title 2018Author
Autopsy findings in sudden death in adults-A retrospective study of 120 cases 2018Dr.Jainisha Chaudhry,Dr. Rahul Modi
Quality Indicators: A fundamental tool for quality and laboratory safetyDr.Sneha Patwari , Dr.Arpita Nishal, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr.Neha Kamble
A case of rhabdomyosarcoma- alveolar type in a 32 year old male presented with nasal mass 2018Dr.Nidhi Shihora,Dr Bhavna gamit,Dr deepshikha dave,Dr s.m.patel
Medley of Bone Marrow Examination- Our experience of retrospective cross sectional study of 1 year (2018 amcon)Dr. Nikita Rupareliya, Dr Vasudha Bhagat
Histopathological spectrum of Meningiomas- Our institutional study(NPSICON 2018)Dr. Nikita Rupareliya, Dr Vasudha Bhagat
Poster- a case study of diagnosis of tuberculous lymphadenitis by FNA Paper- variant hemoglobin spectrum diagnosed by cation exchange HPLC in tertiary care centerDr.Razwin Somani, Dr. M.M.Patel, Dr.Sejal Gamit
Parasitic and fungal infection encountered in surgical pathology specimen - our institution experience 2018Dr.Khushbu Shah, Dr.M.M.P
Metaanalysis of blood transfusion practice in pediatric patients in South Gujarat region at tertiary care hospital, suratDr.Khushbu Shah, Dr.M.M.P
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - Potential diagnostic tool in lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma - 2018Dr.Sheetal Sheth, Dr.V.M.Bhagat, Dr.Prashant Shah, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr.Pinkal Shah
A rare case of epithelioid glioblastoma (WHO Grade 4) in a 12 year female. 2018Dr.JahnaviVyas, Dr.V.M.Bhagat
Spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage- A rare complication in patient of hemophilia: A case report.2018.Dr.Jahnavi Vyas, Dr.V.M.Bhagat,Dr.Arpita Nishal, Dr. Pinal Shah,Dr.Nikita Rupareliya, Dr.Vimpy Web
Mature Sacrococcygeal teratoma- case reportDr.Siddhi Patel, Dr.Arpita Nishal, Dr.Komal Patel, Dr Nency Gandhi
A case of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans at an unusual site -aapm ( Ahmedabad chapter of Gapm)Dr.Himani Bajaj, Dr R. N. Hathila,Dr.Arpita Nishal, Dr V.M.Bhagat, Dr.Komal Patel,Dr.Sejal Gamit,
An autopsy case of renal amyloidosis- International CME in pathology- Histopathology and cytology, GoaDr.Himani Bajaj, Dr.Pinal Shah, Dr.PInkal Shah, Dr.Archna Patel
Immunohistochemical distinction between reactive mesothelial cells and adenocarcinoma cells in serous effusions - clinical, cytological and Immunohistochemical correlation ( IHC THE MANTRA OF OUR ERA-LONAVALA 2018)Dr Neha Shahu,Dr.Bhavna Gamit, Dr.Deepshikha Dave
Cytomorphological study of palpable breast lump: A review of 227 cases (Paper presentation at Ahmadabad chapter of GAPM 2018)Dr.Neha Shahu,Dr.Bhavna Gamit
Sialadenosis Of Parotid Gland: A Cytomorphological Significance In The Diagnosis Of An Uncommon EntityDr.Priyanka Gandhi, Dr.M.M.Patel,Dr, Bhavna Gamit, Dr.S.M.Patel, Dr.Mubin Patel
A rare case of metastatic adenocarcinoma of cervical lymphnode from occult primary ovarian carcinoma-diagnosed on cytology Dr.Dipti Rupala, Dr. Komal Patel, Dr.R.N Hathila
Incidental detection of HbE-Beta thalassemia – a case reportDr.Hetal Malaviya, Dr. Prashant Patel, Dr. Sejal Gamit, Dr.Pooja Goyani
A Histomorphological pattern analysis of cerebral infection & infestation in Autopsy examination- Our institutional experienceDr.Shivangi Gandhi, Dr.pinal shah
Membranous basal cell adenoma- A rare entity in an preauricular regionDr.Shivangi Gandhi, Dr. Vasudha Bhagat, Dr.Prashant Patel, Dr. Deepshikha Dave, Dr.Pinal shah
A case of metastatic malignancy with unknown primary turns out to be Hepatocellular CarcinomaDr.Kinjal Chandpara, Dr.Khushbu Shah,Dr.Mandakini M. Patel
Tuberculosis : Diagnosed & Undiagnosed as a cause of death in Autopsy observation-Insight into an old disease.Dr.Shivangi Gandhi, Dr.Pinal Shah
Role of Papanicolaou's smears as a screening tool in the diagnosis of lesions of cervixDr.Shivangi Gandhi, Dr.pinal Shah
Role of immunohistochemistry in accurate characterization of malignant small round cell tumourDr.Komal Paghdhar, Dr.R.N.Hathila, Dr.V.M.Bhagat, Dr.Arpita Nishal
Squamous cell carcinoma and its histopathological variants-institutional case seriesDr.Komal Paghdhar, Dr.R.N.Hathila, Dr.V.M.Bhagat

Academic Activities for Post Graduate Students

  1. Regular seminars conducted by residents on different topics.
  2. Weekly journal clubs to update on recent advances in pathology.
  3. Slide seminars to develop algorithmic approach towards diagnosing different pathologies.
  4. Regular guest lectures arranged to understand the market trends of the branch.
  5. Hands on workshops on different procedures and techniques.
  6. Pot-pouri slide discussions to discuss interesting cases in every section of the department.

Virtual Teaching

  • A new approach in pathology teaching is being implemented in the department through virtual slide assignments.
  • This is to sensitize residents in the use of technology at the advent of digital pathology.
  • Faculty posts regular tricky cases and residents respond to it. The cases are later discussed virtually using Google Classroom.


  • A CPC was held on 23rd Feb 2021 by Collaboration With Pathology, Orthopedic & Radiology Deaprtment.
  • A CPC was Held on 30th Jan 2021 by Collaboration with Pathology, Surgery & Radiology DPT.
  • A CPC was held on 16th September 2022 by Collaboration With Pathology, Orthopedic & Radiology Deaprtment.


  1. Multi Disciplinary CME in Hematology at GMC,Surat on 21 Sept 2019
  2. CME on “Quality Control in Laboratory Practice” & “Thalassemia Screening” on 24th April 2013.
  3. CME on “Dermatopathology” on 9th march 2014.

  1. Interpretation of Histogram by Dr. Dhaval Bamania on 20th Sept 2018.
  2. Interpretation of Lower GI Biopsy By Dr. Priya Arora on 4th Oct 2018.
  3. Practical Approach to Anemia - How to efficiently and accurately work up on anemic patient by Dr. Dharmesh Vaghasia and Dr. Hashmukh Balar on 4th Oct 2018.
  4. Hands on workshop for Bone marrow Aspiration and Bone marrow biopsy by Dr. Gurvindersingh Saini on 22nd Sept 2019.
  5. Grossing of Liver and a case of focal nodular hyperplasia of liver by Dr. Simpal Bhuptani on 20th January 2020.

  • NABL Accreditation: Hematology, Cytology & Histopathology investigations of Pathology Department under NCHSLS is granted accreditation by NABL on 6th July 2012 for the period of 31/10/2018 to 30/10/2020.

*It has NABL accredited Clinical Laboratory Certificate Scope

* Department of Pathology runs Sickle cell laboratory which is designated as tertiary care center laboratory under “ Sickle Cell Anemia Control Program” since March 2006. Sickle Cell Anemia Control Program was awarded “PRIME MINISTER’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FOR YEAR 2009-10 FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE“

Extra - Curricular Activities

The department is one big family where every one supports each other and brings the best out others. Apart from work, a lot of activities are conducted to maintain a sense of camaraderie and warmth. Some of them are..

  • Teachers day and Guru Purnima celebrations to show our gratitude to our faculty.
  • Dissertation completion party.
  • Final year students passing out celebration.
  • Farewells to retiring staff.
  • Birthday celebrations.
  • Navratri celebrations