Dr. Kanthilatha Pai


Department of Pathology


    Dr Kanthilatha Pai teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Conducts examinations both sessional and University.
    • Mentors students.
    • Guides research projects and postgraduate thesis.
    • Attends faculty orientation, development and other meetings as required by the university and also workshop and conferences regularly to update the knowledge.
    • Is involved in the diagnostics: reporting histopathology and cytology samples.
    • She is Chairperson of Museum Renovation Committee at the University.


Subject Semester / Year
Pathology 3rd, 4th and 5th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pathology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1994
MBBS Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 1989


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor June 2021 till date
KMC,Manipal Professor and Head 1/3/2018 to May 2021
KMC, Manipal Professor 01/03/2013 till date
KMC International center Professor 2007 to 2013
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Tadong, Sikkim Associate Professor and Professor 2005 to 2007
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 31/08/1999 to 13/12/2002
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 01/01/1995 to 30/08/1999
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 24/12/1993 to 31/12/1994


Area of Interest

Surgical pathology, Cytopathology

Area of Expertise

Dermato-pathology, Gynaecologic Pathology

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Association of Pathology and Microbiology, 2000.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Belhoul Speciality Hospital, Dubai Specialist Pathologist Served as a specialist pathologist 2003 to 2005.

Cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst

1997-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Mary Mathew Ravikala Rao Lakshmi Rao T S Rao

IJD, 1997, 42(4):260-261.

Granulomatous slack skin

Kanthilatha Pai Ravikala Rao Rama Devadiga Shrutakirti Shenoi Sathish Pai

International Journal of Dermatology. 39 (5), 374-376.

Lymphangioma of epididymis: An extremely rare cause of scrotal swelling

2006-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Debraj Roy

IJU 2006, 22 (3): 275-276.

Epitheliod sarcoma: a clinical and diagnostic difficulty: a diagnostic challenge

2006-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Sathish Pai Sripathi H Pranab Kumar Purnima Rao

IJDVL, 2006, 72(6):446-448.

Synchronous vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) of warty type and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

2006-01-10 Kanthilatha Pai Amlan Gupta Sathish Pai Purnima Rao Prachi Renjhin

Indian J Pathol Microbiol, 2006, October 49 (4):585-7.

Intravascular Epithelioid haemangioma of temporal artery :a diagnostic difficulty

2007-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Amlan Gupta

Journal of Clinical and diagnostic research, 2007, 1:177-180.

Acquired crateriform hyper-keratotic papules of the feet: An unusual variant of Focal Acral Hyperkeratosis responding to topical calcipotriol

2007-01-01 Satish Pai Kanthilatha Pai

Indian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology, 2007, 73:359-361.

Cutaneous rhinosporidiosis clinically masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma- a rare occurrence

2008-01-01 Avadhani A Pai K Mohanty SP

International Journal of Dermatology, 2008, 47:1153-1154.

Zosteriform Lichen Planus- a case report

2007-01-01 Sathish Pai Kanthilatha Pai

SJMIMS, 2007, Vol 1.

Isolated renal Nocardiosis in an AIDS patient

2009-01-04 Kanthilatha Pai Lakshmi Rao

Indian J Urol 2009 ;25(3):395-7.

Prevalence of anaemia among school going children in a semi-urban area of Sikkim

2006-01-01 Vishal Jain

Histo-pathological spectrum of oral Keratotic white lesions

2010-01-01 Dr Pranita Gurung

Clinico-pathological correlation of Infiltrating ductal and Infiltrating lobular carcinoma of breast

2011-01-01 Dr Bishwo Lal Shrestha

Clinico-pathological analysis of breast lumps

2012-01-01 Dr Sujan Sharma

Correlation of PSA, Gleason’s score and bone metastasis in patients with prostatic carcinoma

2012-01-01 Mustafa Aladin

Correlation of BCl2 and P53 in gastric carcinoma

2012-01-01 Sindhura Kunaparaju