The Department of Microbiology started functioning in 2005. The department offers a 24-hour microbiology laboratory service to the entire hospital, its outreach programs, peripheral hospitals and sister institutions. The services are divided into sections, with a faculty member overseeing and authorizing the work in each section. It has the facilities for isolation and identification of various pathogenic microbes and determining their antimicrobial susceptibility. The department along with infection control department also conducts routine surveillance of various high risk areas of the hospital like transplant units, intensive care units (medical and surgical), dialysis unit, operation theatres, hospital water supply, air and environment.

Our Microbiologists

Dr. Ramani Bai JT

MBBS, MD (Microbiology)
Professor

Dr. Ashish Jitendranath

MBBS, MD (Microbiology), Cer...
Professor

Dr. Swapna C Senan

MSc (Medical Microbiology)
Assistant Professor

Dr. Deepthi T

MSc (Med Microbiology)
Assistant Professor

Dr. Ganga Raju Krishna

MBBS, MD (Microbiology)
Assistant Professor

Dr. Deepthi K N

MBBS, MD (Microbiology)
Assistant Professor