Dr. Sushma Belurkar

Additional Professor

Department of Pathology


    Dr Sushma Belurkar teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Delivers lectures, arranging practical classes and conducting exams for MBBS students
    • Conducts seminars and slide discussions for the post graduate students.
    • Sets question paper for both undergraduate and postgraduate students for sessional and university exams.
    • Guides student projects and thesis.
    • Reports routine laboratory invesigations in Haematology and of special hematologic investigations.
    • Participates in Quality control programmes in the clinical laboratory.
    • Conducts seminars and training programmes for the lab technicians.


Subject Semester / Year
Pathology MD-Postgraduates and MBBS-3rd, 4th and 5th semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pathology Goa Medical College, Goa 2002
MBBS Goa Medical College, Goa 1998


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Additional Professor 10/2021 till date
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 11/2007 to 10/2021
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 05/2004 to 11/2007
Goa medical College, Goa Assistant Lecturer 08/2002 to 05/2004
Goa Medical College, Goa Tutor 09/1999 to 10/2002


Area of Interest

Haematology, Quality control in laboratory

Area of Expertise

Bleeding disorders & Coagulation studies, Anemia & leukemia diagnosis

Area of Research

Hematology, Hemato-Oncology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Active Member of Indian Academy of Pathologists & Microbiologists
  • Active Member of Indian Society of Hematology & Blood Transfusion

Wavelet scattering- and object detection-based computer vision for identifying dengue from peripheral blood microscopy.

2024 Dsilva LR, Tantri SH, Sampathila N,Mayrose H.Bairy M,Belurkar S

An Explainable Artificial Intelligence Integrated System for Automatic Detection of Dengue From Images of Blood Smears Using Transfer Learning

2024 Hilda mayrose , Niranjana sampathila,g. Muralidhar bairy , Tushar nayak,Sushma Belurkar, and Kavitha Saravu

Immunophenotyping of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: Practical hurdles

2023 Pai P, Belurkar S, Sindhura LKL.

Intelligent algorithm for detection of dengue using mobilenetv2-based deep features with lymphocyte nucleus

2023 Mayrose, H., Sampathila, N., Bairy, G. M., Belurkar, S., Saravu, K., Basu, A., & Khan, S

Significance of Cross Lineage Antigen Expression in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

2022 LK Laxminarayana S,Harrison A,VR Datari P,V Belurkar S

DISSERTATIONS GUIDED/STUDENTS PROJECTS : 1. Clinicohematologic profile in inherited platelet function disorders and Von Willebrand disease. Dr Geeta Saini,April 2010 ( coguide ) 2. Clinicopathologic study of Acute Leukemia and correlation of morphologic and cytochemical diagnosis with flowcytometric analysis. Dr Himabindu,April 2011 3. Evaluation of Post chemotherapy bone marrow changes in Acute Leukemia. Dr Pankaj Nepali,April 2012 4. Clinicopathological study of granulomatous lesions in bone marrow.Dr Anna Joseph Amprayil October 2014 5. Hematologic profile in chronic renal failure.Dr Indira Shastry,April 2015 6. Coagulation profile in Non Hematologic malignancies.Dr Neha Jain.April 2016. 7. Hematologic response and bone marrow morphology in CML patients with different treatment regimens.Dr Nilay Nishith,April 2017. 8. Clinicopathologic study of bone marrow involvement in Lymphoma.Dr Surekha Yeresime.April 2018. 9. Clinicopathological study of Aplastic Anemia.Dr Harika Methuku,April 2019 10. Clinical and laboratory spectrum of autoimmune hemolytic anemia. Dr Samruddhi Mudgal,June 2020. GUIDE/CO-GUIDE FOR PHD PROJECTS: 1. Computational intelligence technique for the screening of dengue based on peripheral blood smear images by Ms. Hilda Mayrose, Assistant Professor-Senior Scale, Biomedical Engg., MIT, Manipal (Co-guide) 2. 3 D quantitative phase imaging study of blood cells for the detection of leukemia by Ms Anusha Pillai, Department of Atomics and Molecular Physics, MAHE,Manipal (Co-guide) 3. Study of prevalence of von Willebrand disease in Udupi district with validation of self-administered ISTH bleeding assessment tool and standardization of vWF: RCo assay in differentiating different types of von Willebrand disease. Sowmya Nayak, Department of Pathology, KMC,Manipal. (Guide)