Dr Deepa Adiga S A

Associate Professor

Department of Pathology


    Associate Professor, UG and PG teaching, Diagnostic Work in Histopathology and Cytology


Subject Semester / Year
Pathology III, IV, V semester MBBS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD (Doctor of Medicine) Pathology BLDEA's Shri B M Patil Medical College, Bijapur 2010
MBBS Vijayanagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary 2004


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Professor PG, UG teacher May 2017 till date
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor PG, UG teacher 2010 -
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Tutor (Pharmacology) UG teaching April 2006- January 2007


Area of Interest

Pulmonary Pathology, Cytology, Dermatopathology

Area of Expertise

Pulmonary pathology

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life member of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists, Indian Academy of Cytologists

1. Adiga, Deepa and Hippargi, Surekha B and Rao, Gururaja K and Saha, Debarshi and Yelikar, Bheemrao Ramling and Karigoudar, Mahesh (2016) Evaluation of Fluorescent Staining for Diagnosis of Leprosy and its Impact on Grading of the Disease: Comparison with Conventional Staining. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 10 (10). EC23-EC26. ISSN 0973-709X 2. Gupta, Mamta and Lobo, Flora Dorothy and Adiga, Deepa and Gupta, Abhishek (2016) A Histomorphological Pattern Analysis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Lung Autopsy and Surgically Resected Specimens. Pathology Research International, 2106 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 2042003X 3. Adiga, Deepa and Mittal, Salony and *, Harini Venugopal and Mittal, Sowmya (2017) Serial Changes in Complete Blood Counts in Patients with Leptospirosis: Our Experience. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 11 (5). pp. 21-24. ISSN 0973-709X

4. Govindarajan, Srinidhi and Adiga, Deepa S and Lobo, Flora Dorothy and Rao, Ranjitha and *, Krishna Prasad and *, Chaithra G V (2018) Advanced Stage Lung Cancer: Persisting Challenges in the Era of Molecular Targeted Therapy-Our Experience. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 12 (5). pp. 14-17. ISSN 0973-709X

5. Chaithra GV and Saha, Debarshi and Yadav, Richa and Adiga, Deepa S and Lobo, Flora Dorothy and Ghosh, Apurv and Kini, Jyoti (2018) The Role of Crush Cytology in the Diagnosis of Large-Intestine Lesions with Correlation on Histopathology. Acta Cytologica, 62 (3). pp. 215-222. ISSN 0001-5547

1. Study of expression of p16 in premalignant and malignant lesions of penis and their significance- ICMR project 2. Clinicopathological correlation of non small cell carcinoma of lung with immunohistochemical panel and predictive biomarkers- PG dissertation 3. A Clinicomorphological Study of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas- PG student project 4. Clinicopathological Characteristics and Prognostic Factors in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma- PG student project 5. A retrospective study of frequency and pattern of adverse transfusion reactions at a blood bank in a tertiary care hospital- UG, Manipal University project