General Info

The Department of Pathology started way back at the inception of JIPMER, Karaikal in July 2016. The department is the brainchild of Dr N Siddaraju, Professor senior scale, Department of Pathology, JIPMER Puducherry. Over the years it has developed into a multidisciplinary department with a well-developed undergraduate teaching under the able guidance of Dr Balamurugan M from 31st July 2017 along with Dr. Aruna P (Assistant Professor) and Sukanya J S (Senior Resident). The department has played a major role in the patient care by providing the basic essential in-patient and out-patient laboratory services to Karaikal GH.


  • The department offers undergraduate training for MBBS students.



Proposed services to be provided:

Histopathology services

  1. Routine H&E staining
  2. Histochemical stains
  3. Intra-operative frozen section
  4. Immunohistochemistry
  5. Immunofluorescence (Direct & Indirect)


Cytopathology services

  1. Fine needle aspiration cytology
  2. Gynecological cytology – PAP smear
  3. Fluid cytology
  4. Urine cytology


Clinical Pathology & Hematology services

  1. Complete blood count
  2. Peripheral smear
  3. Semen analysis
  4. Coagulation studies
  5. Bone marrow aspiration & biopsy studies


Blood bank services with component separation and storage facilities

Last Updated :22-Dec-2020