Department of PATHOLOGY



Our department serves as a vital bridge between basic sciences and clinical medicine, forming an integral component of medical education for all healthcare practitioners. We are committed to excellence in teaching, training, and research, aiming to produce specialist consultants and contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge.

  • Bridging Basic Sciences and Clinical Medicine: We connect foundational scientific principles with clinical application to enhance medical understanding and practice.
  • Excellence in Education: We strive to provide exceptional education and training to undergraduate and postgraduate students, nurturing their development into skilled and knowledgeable healthcare professionals, training future physicians, pathologists, and medical professionals in the intricacies of disease pathology.
  • Research Advancement: Our department actively engages in research activities to contribute to the understanding of diseases and diagnostic techniques.
  • Diagnosis and Disease Understanding: We specialize in diagnosing diseases through the examination of tissues, cells, and bodily fluids, providing critical information for treatment and management.
  • Quality Patient Care: By providing accurate and timely diagnostic information, we support healthcare providers in delivering effective patient care.


  • Lecture Halls: Equipped with teaching aids for interactive and engaging lectures.
  • Practical Halls: Well-equipped spaces for hands-on learning and practical sessions.
  • Library Resources: Access to both departmental and central libraries, along with an e-library link.
  • Teaching Microscope: Pentahead microscope with a camera and projector for advanced teaching and discussions.
  • Clinical Labs: Well-equipped Clinical laboratory for comprehensive diagnostics, including Hematology.
  • Laboratory Infrastructure: Equipped with cutting-edge equipment for histopathology, cytology and clinical pathology.
  • Blood Centre: State-of-the-art Blood Centre offering components including Apheresis.
  • Histopathology Lab: Routine histopathology along with Specialized facilities for Immunohistochemistry and frozen section analysis.

Departmental Activities

  • Structured Lectures: Regular lectures aligned with NMC and MUHS Nashik guidelines.
  • Practical Sessions: Hands-on practical, part completion tests, and internal assessments for comprehensive learning.
  • Advanced Learning: Encouraging advanced learners to participate in research topics.
  • Extra Teaching: Special sessions to aid slow learners in comprehending challenging concepts.
  • Postgraduate Teaching: Seminars, journal clubs, slide seminars, and individual research guidance for postgraduate students.
  • Interdepartmental Collaboration: Engaging in teaching activities with other departments for comprehensive medical education.
  • Clinical Correlation: Promoting understanding through clinic-pathological correlation sessions.
  • Guest Lectures: Inviting experts for enriched postgraduate learning experiences.
  • Research Support: Guiding postgraduate dissertations and individual research projects.
  • Rotational Postings: Offering peripheral rotation opportunities for holistic learning.
  • Autopsy Postings: Practical experience in autopsy procedures and diagnosis.
  • Academic Meets: Monthly “Patho-meet” for academic discussions among Solapur Pathologists and medical college faculties.
  • Continuing Medical Education: Conducting workshops, seminars, and webinars for healthcare professionals to enhance their understanding of pathology.
  • MAPCON: Active engagement in the Maharashtra Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists conference.
  • Diagnostic Services: Providing expert diagnosis for a wide range of diseases, aiding clinicians in treatment decisions.
  • Research Presentations: Showcasing research findings through conferences and publications in reputable medical journals.

Awards & Achievements

A testament to our dedication to education and training, achieving exceptional outcome in the first batch of Postgraduate exam with 100% passing.

On-going Research projects

  • Prevalence of anaemia in Undergraduate Medical students  at a Rural Medical College.
  • Hematological and Plasma Protein alterations in Plateletpheresis donors – A cross-sectional study.
  • Histomorphological features of oral squamous cell carcinoma and its relationship to the risk of cervical Lymph node metastasis.            
  • Histopathology of endometrium in patients of abnormal uterine bleeding- A cross-sectional study.
  • Histomorphology of breast neoplasia with special emphasis on grading- A cross-sectional study. 
  • A study of Cervical cytology by Conventional method and its correlation with histopathology.
  • Histomorphological study of Ovarian Lesions in a Tertiary Care Hospital.

Outreach Activities

  • Blood Donation Camps: Organizing blood donation drives to contribute to the community’s healthcare needs.
  • Cervical Cancer Detection: Providing early detection services through Pap smear screenings in the community.
  • Health awareness events: Celebrating important health-related days such as World Blood Donor Day, Pathology Day, National Blood Donation Day, Doctors Day, Thalassemia Day , World AIDS day and more.

The Department of Pathology is dedicated to advancing the understanding of diseases and providing high-quality diagnostic services. Through research, education, and collaboration, we strive to improve patient care and contribute to the field of medicine.

Value Added courses

  • Course in microscope and staining technique.
  • Immunohistochemistry and cryostat.