Helped 20000 patients
Dr.Pramod Nath's professional service includes:
1) 22 years in Armed Forces Medical Services, which includes 15 years as Armed Forces Pathologist (Jan 1998 to Aug 2012).
2) Rockland Hospital Manesar Gurgaon (Aug 2012 till Sep 2013) - Director Laboratory Services.
3) Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj (01 Oct 2013 till 17 Dec 2017) - Senior Consultant & Head Histopathology.
4) Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Gurgaon (18 Dec 2017 to date) - HOD & Senior Consultant. His total experience as a pathologist is 23 years.
His professional/academic qualifications include:
1) Graduation - MBBS (1989) Armed Forces Medical College, Pune (Pune University).
2) Post Graduation Degree - MD Pathology (1998) - Armed Forces Medical College, Pune (Pune University).
3) Fellowship/Post Doctoral - Surgical Pathology/Oncopathology (2007).
4) Post Doctoral Certificate Course (PDCC) (One year duration) from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore (Institute is recognized for WHO Fellowship in Oncopathology).
Armed Forces - Associate Professor & OncoPathologist for 15 (Fifteen) years as Armed Forces Pathologist posted at various specialty hospitals of Armed Forces India. Headed Laboratory services of Armed Forces Hospitals (200-600 bedded) and handled Histopathology, Cytology, Hematology, Immunology, Biochemistry, and Blood Banking services.
Tenure of four years and five months (Apr 2007-Aug 2011) at tertiary care super-specialty hospital - Army Hospital Research & Referral) Delhi Cantt as Oncopathologist and performed the following duties:
i) Critical problem solving of Oncology cases in Histopathology and Cytology.
ii) Specialized in the field of Immunohistochemistry (IHC) - Established IHC Laboratory with the both manual and automated facility. This facility, with the availability of up to 80 primary antibodies, enabled crucial tumor diagnosis, and immensely helped in early diagnosis and treatment.
iii) Research project taken up on CISH (Chromogenic in situ hybridization) - worked on HER2 neu and TOP2A Oncogenes.
iv) Frozen section reporting.
v) Histopathology and cytology support other super-specialties.
vi) Performed Medical Autopsies.
Rockland Hospital, Manesar (Sep 2012-Sep2013) - Laboratory Head Raised Laboratory set up at Rockland Hospital, Manesar, Gurgaon.
Laboratory management and technical work in various Laboratory sub-sections.
Fortis Hospital Delhi (Oct 2013 till Dec 2017) - Senior Consultant Histopathology/Oncopathology Headed Histopathology Services as Senior Consultant (Full Time).
1) Reporting in Routine and Oncology Histopathology (Having been trained in Oncopathology from WHO recognized institute and given post-doctoral certificate). 2) Cytology and FNAC reporting.
3) Reporting Renal Biopsies, including transplant biopsies and Immunofluorescence interpretation.
4) Immunohistochemistry and FISH reporting. Set up IHC Lab and got validation for all markers done.
5) Frozen section reporting.
6) Performing USG and CT guided FNAC.
7) Laboratory accreditation procedures. He has got NABL accreditation done for the laboratory.
8) Speaker in seminars and tumor board meetings.
Narayana Superspeciality Hospital, Gurgaon - Established entire Laboratory set up in this newly commissioned hospital.
1) Laboratory management:
a. Managing day-to-day activities: reporting results, establishing priorities, monitoring supervisors, troubleshooting.
b. Planning, organizing, and monitoring various activities and processes of the laboratory.
c. Assessing the work ethics, attitude, technical skills, and productivity of lab technicians and section heads and implementing corrective actions to ensure compliance.
d. Ensuring collection and interpretation of data or measures relating to error rates, reagent efficiency, revenue generation, instrument breakdowns, etc.
e. Interacting with doctors for test ordering practices, report clarifications, and counseling patients whenever required.
f. Managing materials and finance and advising new test introductions.
g. Management of technical staff.
h. Training, counseling, and mentoring of staff and managing staff grievances to facilitate increased staff productivity.
i. Conceptualizing and executing CMEs, Seminars, and other promotional events.
j. Assisting the Sales team for the introduction and promotion of new tests and overcoming clinical challenges.
k. Implementing and Providing necessary resources for operating the laboratory to meet the requirements of ISO 15189:2012.
l. Co-ordinating with Organizational quality improvement measures. Implementing and maintaining NABH and NABL standards.
m. Conducting management review meetings.
2) In-charge of the Clinical Biochemistry section.
3) In-charge of Cytology and FNAC. Performed and reported Routine, USG, and CT-guided FNAC, body fluid, and gynecology cytology.
Academics & Trainings
Kidwai Cancer Institute Bangalore
Awards & Publications
His publications include:
a) Nath P, Bhattacharya S, Bharadwaj R. Unusual autopsy finding in a case of metastatic teratocarcinoma. Journal of Cardiovascular Pathology Nov 2010:20(6);384-5.
b) Nath P, Bhattacharya S, Bharadwaj R.ALK- Positive Large B Cell lymphoma– Unusual subtype of Diffuse large B Cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Journal of Lymphoma & Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias 2010:2;1-5.
c) Chauhan A, Ganguly M, Nath P .Cutaneous metastatis as the sole primary manifestation of Primary Renal Cell Carcinoma. International Journal of Dermatology 2011: 50; 81-84.
d) Chauhan A, Chakarborty NC, Nath P, Ganguly M. Primary Small Cell Carcinoma of Nasal Cavity Presenting as Unilateral Blindness. International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery, January-April 2011;2(1):61-63.
e) Kaushik J, Parihar JK, Jain VK, Gupta S, Nath P, Durgapal P. Efficacy of Bevacizumab Compared to Mitomycin C Modulated Trabeculectomy in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma: A One-Year Prospective Randomized Controlled Study. Curr Eye Res. 2016: 7;1-8.
f) Parihar JK, Parihar AS, Jain VK, Kaushik J, Nath P.Allogenic cultivated limbal stem cell transplantation versus cadaveric keratolimbal allograft in ocular surface disorder: 1-year outcome. Int Ophthalmol. 2016 :37(6) ;1-9.
a) Nath P, Kumar H, Chatterjee T. A rare case of hilar lymph node schwannoma. Indian Journal of Surgery.(Accepted for publication. Pending print).
b) Nath P, Bhattacharya S, Bharadwaj R, Chatterjee T. Immunoproliferative Small Intestinal Disease (IPSID)- A rare Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of Mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) in the Indian subcontinent. Medical Journal Armed Forces India MJAFI 2011;67:277-279.
c).Nath P, Bhattacharya S, Dutta V, Joshi GR, Patel M. Primary Iliac bone hydatid disease :An unusual presentation. Medical Journal Armed Forces India 2009 ; 65:180-181.
d) Gupta D, Chatterjee T, Gupta S, Sharma A, Das S, Nath P. A Rare Case of a Mixed Phenotypic Acute Leukemia (Mpal) - Report From a Tertiary Care Hospital. J Clinic Experiment Pathol 2012, 2:3.
e) Chauhan A, Kapoor S, Ganguly M, Nath P. Cervical mediastinoscopy: re-evaluation of an old technique in era of new imaging technology. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2012 Jul-Sep;54(3):169-73.
f) Chatterjee T , Dewan K,Ganguli P, NathP. A Rare Case of Hemoglobin E Hemoglobinopathy with Gaucher’s Disease. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus (Apr-June 2013) 29(2):110–112. 8.
a) Speaker in slide seminar on Endocrine Pathology at 59th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologist & Microbiologist (IAPM)APCON 2010 held at Hyderabad in Dec 2010.
b). Amyloidosis - An autopsy study of four cases. 59th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologist & Microbiologist (IAPM ) APCON 2010 held at Hyderabad in Dec 2010.
c). Malignant Phyllodes Tumour With Liposarcomatous Transformation: 50th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologist & Microbiologist (IAPM ) held at Mumbai in Dec 2001.
d). Role of Electron Microscopy in Fine Needle Aspirates from Soft tissue tumors. XIIth Annual Conference of Indian Association of Pathologist & Microbiologist (Delhi Chapter-Apr 1997). 9. Chapters.
a) Immunohistochemistry-Basic Principles : In Handbook of Diagnostic Advances in Laboratory Medicine: Labmed 2010.
b) Fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) : In Handbook of Diagnostic Advances in Laboratory Medicine: Labmed 2010.
c) Current Diagnostic and Prognostic Concepts in Astrocytic tumours Handbook of Oncology – 2010 (V11Ed). National Oncology Update Lucknow.
d) Molecular classification of Breast carcinoma: Handbook of Oncology – 2009. National Oncology Update held at Army Hospital (R&R).
e) Castleman’s disease: Pathobiology, diagnosis & management: In Haematology Today -2010.
Research projects undertaken-
a) Distribution of Topoisomerase II alpha(TOP 2A) gene aberrations (Amplifications and deletions) in relation to her 2 neu (c-erb B2 ) oncogene status as determined by Chromogenic in situ hybridization (CISH) in Breast Carcinoma cases.
b) Clinico Histological evaluation of efficacy of Bevacizumab(Avastin) modulated trabeculectomy over Mitomycin C modulated trabeculectomy in cases of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.
Total experience - Five years and five months. Four years and five months of Postgraduate teaching at Army Hospital (R&R), which is an MCI recognized PG teaching institute affiliated to Delhi University and the National Board of Examinations. One year of Post Graduate teaching at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology Bangalore, which is an MCI recognized PG teaching institute affiliated to Bangalore University and the National Board of Examinations. Co – guide A Study of Analysis of Molecular Markers as a predictor of biological behavior in carcinoma gallbladder.