Biochemistry

Overview

The Biochemistry dept. of FMCI has a history of more than 30 years. At  this stage the dept was involved in teaching the paramedical courses and providing round the clock lab services  to patients of Father Muller Hospital. The Medical College   was started in 1999. M.B.B.S Undergraduate courses of the department were started in the same year. Dr Ashalatha.V. Rao was the head of the department during that time. The strong foundation for the department was laid down by her.

The Dept has seen tremendous growth thereafter under the guidance of various H.O.D‘s Dr. Raghavendra, Dr Krishnaswamy and Dr. Ashok Kumar J., who all contributed for the academic growth of the department. Dr Malathi M is heading the department since October 2008.

The post graduate courses were introduced in the year 2008. The department is involved in teaching various undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph D students. It is recognized PhD centre by RGUHS to carry out Ph.D work.  Dr Shivashankara A.R has been recognized as guide for Ph.D.  Staff of the department guide various students coming from outside universities for their dissertation work.

The Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory is a part of F.M.M.C.H.L and is accredited by NABL and NABH. Routine and special tests are done in the lab which works round the clock.

Facilities:

The clinical laboratory provides round the clock laboratory service to O.P .and I.P. departments.  Routine tests and special tests are done at affordable rates. All routine biochemical tests including Arterial Blood Gas analyses and electrolyte estimation are performed using fully automated chemistry analyser. Biochemical investigations of serum, plasma, whole blood, urine, CSF, pleural and other body fluids are carried out routinely. Special tests like hormones, tumour markers are done using advanced Electrochemiluminescence method in fully automated analyser.

Special tests include the following:

Thyroid Profile: T3, T4, FT4, TSH, Anti TPO.
Fertility Profile: LH, FSH, Prolactin, Testosterone.
Cortisol.
Tumor Markers: PSA,CA125,CA15-3, AFP,CA19-9,Beta-HCG
IgE, Compliment 3.
Tests for Iron status: Iron, TIBC, Ferritin.
Vitamin B12, Vitamin D.
Inborn Error Screening.
Protein Electrophoresis.
Haemoglobin Electrophoresis.
Cardiac Panel: Troponin I, CKMB, Myoglobin.
Cardiac Profiler Panel: Troponin I, CKMB, Myoglobin, Pro BNP.
SOB Panel: Troponin I, CKMB, Myoglobin, Pro BNP, D Dimer.
Other individual Cardiac tests: Troponin T, Troponin I qualitative, CKMB activity.

The clinical laboratory was accredited by NABL in the year 2012. The NABL no. of the lab is  M-0454 .

Our Doctors

Dr. Malathi M

M.B.B.S, MD

Biochemistry

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Dr. Avinash S.S

M.B.B.S, MD

Biochemistry

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Dr. Shivashankara A.R.

M.Sc, Ph.D

Biochemistry

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Dr. Anurag Yadav

MBBS, MD

Biochemistry

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Dr. Arun Kumar K.

M.SC., PH.D

Biochemistry

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Dr. Maitreyee D. S.

M.B.B.S, MD

Biochemistry

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Dr. Ramlingareddy

M.B.B.S, MD

Biochemistry

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Dr. Shailaja A. Katti

M.B.B.S, MD

Biochemistry

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