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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, गुवाहाटी

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Guwahati

Pathology & Lab Medicine

Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine


The Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine, AIIMS, Guwahati, serves as a center of excellence in histopathology, cytopathology, and hematology services through excellence in education, research, and clinical laboratory services.

The Pathology Department has been engaged in Medical Education through new-age teaching modalities since its inception. The curriculum is constantly refreshed for new knowledge, and updates in the field of medicine along with induction of skill-based learning to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The department will start following academic programs soon.

  • MD Pathology.
  • DM in hematopathology.
  • DM in Oncopathology.
  • Post-doctoral certificate courses (Renal and Transplantation Pathology, Dermatopathology, and Molecular Pathology).
  • PhD programs.
  • B. Sc MLT courses. 

The Pathology Department aims to cater to the highest standard of reporting for improved patient care in the era of evidence-based medicine. Soon, the department will incorporate advanced diagnostic services like Digital Pathology along with molecular tests like Polymerase Chain Reaction, Fluorescent in-situ Hybridization, immunoblot, and next-generation sequencing to achieve a more accurate diagnosis.

The Department strives to serve as a cutting-edge research center in the North Eastern part of India. The department believes in achieving its goals through excellent Diagnosis, Research, Innovation, and Education (DRIvE). As the department started its first clinical laboratory services on 1st May 2023, the Department celebrates this day each year as DRIvE Day with a scientific symposium for the medical students of the region.

Vision and mission:

The vision of the Pathology Department is to become a leader in the field of Pathology in India, especially focusing on the Northeastern part of India by delivering high-quality diagnostic services, conducting cutting-edge research, and providing education and training to future pathologists.

Services provided:

  • Clinical Pathology, routine Hematology, specialized Hematology, and coagulation services.
  • Cytopathology services (FNAC, PAP smear study, body fluid analysis, non-gynae cytology).
  • State of art Histopathology services including immunohistochemistry and specialized services like immunofluorescence study (both kidney & skin biopsy).

Upcoming services

  • Molecular testing from F.N.A.C samples.
  • Fluorescent in situ hybridization for confirmation of tumors.
  • Polymerase chain reactions (PCR) detect mutations in various malignancies.
  • Flow cytometry to diagnose and subtype various leukemia and lymphomas.
  • Clonality assay in lymphomas.
  • Liquid biopsies.
  • Next Generation Sequencing to detect mutations in various malignancies.  
Dr. Sankappa Pundalikappa Sinhasan
Professor & Head of the Department

Dr. Prasad Sudhir Dange
Associate Professor

Dr. Bifica Sofia Lyngdoh
Assistant Professor
Dr. Pakesh Baishya
Assistant Professor
Dr Roopam Deka
Assistant Professor