The Histopathology and Cytology Unit offers complete services for all surgical pathology and
cytology needs. The histopathology services include rapid intra-operative consultations (frozen
sections) and fixed tissue light microscopy, immunohistochemistry, and immunofluorescent
Our surgical pathologists are experts in most sub-specialities including dermatopathology,
hepatobiliary pathology, genito-urinary pathology, neuropathology, lymphoma pathology and
thoracic pathology. The Nephropathology Unit provides diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic
services for the entire spectrum of renal pathology.
We are also a centre of excellence for Digital Pathology; equipped with facilities for
photography, telepathology and related research.
The Cytology Unit provides preparatory and diagnostic services for all body fluid, smear and
aspiration specimens. The service also provides pathologist-performed FNA (guided as well as
direct) service. Services by liquid based cytology for gynaecology / non-gynaecology samples
are also available.