Dr Pooja KS

Additional Professor

Department of Pathology


    Additional Professor of Pathology

    Member of Quality Team, KMC, Mangalore


Subject Semester / Year
Pathology Second year MBBS Third, Fourth and Fifth semesters


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pathology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2012
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2008


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Additional Professor 18/10/2021 - till date
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Professor Sep 2016 - 17/10/2021
Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor Aug 2012 - Aug 2016


Area of Interest

Gastrointestinal Pathology, Bone Pathology, Lymphoreticular Pathology

Area of Expertise

Gastrointestinal Pathology, Bone Pathology

Area of Research

Immunohistochemistry in Urothelial neoplasms, Chondroid neoplasms, Image analysis

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

1.     Life member of Indian society of Hematology & Blood Transfusion

2.     Life member of Indian Academy of Cytologists

3.     Associate member of Indian Association of Pathologist & Microbiologist

4.     Indian Medical Association

5.     South Kanara Unit of Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists

1.     Suresh PK, Kini H, Minal J, Dhavalpure N, Basavaiah SH, Adiga DS, Maben L. The Significance of Glandular Cells on Conventional cervicovaginal Smears: Experience from a Tertiary Care Hospital in Coastal India. Acta Cytol. 2017;61(3):199-206.

2.     Suresh PK, Kini JR, Basavaiah SH, Kini H, Khadilkar UN, Chakraborti S. Neoplastic Meningitis: A Study from a Tertiary Care Hospital from Coastal India..J Cytol. 2018 Oct-Dec;35(4):255-259.

3.     Suresh PK, Poojary S, Basavaiah SH, Kini JR, Lobo FD, Sahu KK. Utility of fine-needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of HIV lymphadenopathy. Diagn Cytopathol. 2019 Oct;47(10):1011-1017. doi: 10.1002/dc.24255.

4.     Abraham AE, Suresh PK, Sridevi HB, Sahu KK, Adiga D, Minal J, Rai S, Acharya V. Image-guided Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Intrathoracic Lesions. J Cytol. 2019 Apr-Jun;36(2):106-110.

5.      Basavaiah SH, Lobo FD, Philipose CS, Pooja K. Suresh, Sreeram S, Kini H, Sahu KK, Prasad K. Clinicopathological spectrum of solitary Plasmacytoma: a single center experience from coastal India. BMC Cancer. 2019 Aug 14;19(1):801. 

1. ICMR-STS granted project on ‘Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Lymph Nodes in HIV-Positive Cases’ done by Ms Shweta R Poojary, 2nd year MBBS student in the year 2013-14. 2. Manipal University granted project on ‘Diagnostic utility of Image guided Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Intra-thoracic Lesions’ done by Ms Annie Eliza, 3rd year MBBS student in the year 2014-15. 3. Manipal University granted project on ‘Triple negative breast carcinoma’ done by Ms Gowry Reddy, 2rd year MBBS student in the year 2015-16. 4. ICMR-STS granted project on ‘Preoperative neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio prognostic role in patients with oesophageal cancer’ done by Ms Urbee Gupta, 2nd year MBBS student in the year 2015-2016. 5. ICMR-STS granted project on ‘Immunohistochemical expression of p16 in urothelial tumors’ done by Ms Sanjana Sachdeva, 3rd year MBBS student in the year 2017-18.