Oral Pathology & Microbiology

Department Of Oral Pathology & Microbiology


No. Of Seats (Recognised by DCI) : 02

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is the speciality of dentistry and discipline of pathology that deal with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. As such, it occupies a unique position in the oral and maxillofacial regions


  • High quality training in Diagnostic Oral Histopathology, Microbiology & Haematology

  • Exposure to advanced Diagnostic & Research Techniques like in Immunohistochemistry, Microbial Culture & Bioinformatics.                                                            

  • Certificate course in “Tobacco Cessation” and posting in Tobacco Cessation Clinic

  • Training in Oral Cancer Detection Centre.

  • Training & posting in Advanced Oncology Centre

  • Training & posting in General Pathology & Microbiology


Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology services as an integral part of the school of Dentistry and serve the people of Eastern, UP. The services has its mission the following. 

  • To ensure optimal care through accurate diagnosis or management of diseases and abnormalities. 

  • To provide comprehensive consultation and tissue diagnosis and reporting services to hospital, clinicians, private practitioners and specialities in dentistry and medicine through SDC institute. 

  • To provide centre for teaching and dissemination of knowledge through archived collections, courses, scholarly exchanges and public services. 

  • To promote oral pathology as a speciality of dentistry and pathology; encourage collaboration and interaction with other health care providers, laboratories, hospitals and professional organisations. 


As such, it occupies a unique position in the health care community for both the dental and medical professions. Naturally, members of the dental profession must have a good knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical features, treatment and prognosis for oral and paraoral diseases. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is a highly visual subject, which is taught in III years of the undergraduate curriculum. The department is a highly specialized branch and many research works are done on a routine basis. Many significant advances have occurred in the areas of immunohistochemistry, molecular biology and genetics.


The Department is well operational with equipment and other scientific instruments, which are needed to perform routine histopathological works?

The Department has mainly three wings

  1. Clinical Oral Pathology

  2. Oral Pathology Laboratory

  3. Research Wing

The Clinical oral pathology is a clinical setup including dental chair units, autoclave and instruments for examining, diagnosing and performing biopsies. The department is well known for its oral cancer detection centre (OCDC), and other activities such

as Anti-tobacco drive. The Laboratory equipment includes highly sophisticated equipment like automatic tissue processor, fully automatic microtome, automatic furnace, slide warming table, to name a few. The department has a sufficient number of monocular, binocular and trinocular research microscopes required for the undergraduate and postgraduate studies.


The research wing is equipped with microscopes with photomicrography, projection microscopes, image analysis software, digital photographic camera and digital electronic balance and so on. The number of researches are being conducted in the department. A project on oral premalignancies has been taken up by Dr Anjali Singh under the able guidance of Dr R M Mathur. This research work is in collaboration with Dalmiya Centre for Research and Development (DCRD). This is an effort to evaluate the effectiveness of alternatives to tobacco

Name: Dr. Anil Singh

Qualification: MDS - Oral Pathology & Microbiology

Designation: Professor & HOD

Experience: 17.6 Years

Area Of Interest: Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors

Publication: International = 9 National = 41

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Name: Dr. Shomaila Ahmad

Qualification: MDS - M.D.S – Oral Pathology

Designation: Senior Lecturer

Experience: 1year

Area Of Interest:​ Oral Precancerous Lesions, Oral Cancer, Salivary Gland Tumors, Forensic Odontology

Publication: International = 1, National = 1

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Name: Dr. Anjali Verma

Qualification: BDS

Designation: Tutor

Experience: 09 Months

Name: Dr. Kunal Sah

Qualification: MDS ,FAGE,FICD,FIMSA,PGDHA, MBA (Hospital Administration)

Designation: Professor

Experience: 13 Years

Area Of Interest: Potentially Malignant Oral Disorders, Natural substitute for formalin, Quality Assurance and  Control, Hospital Administration

Publication: International = 19, National = 32

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Name: Dr. Surabhi Shukla

Qualification: MDS

Designation: Sr. Lecturer

Experience: 04 Years 11 Months

Name: Dr. Roshan Mukharjee

Qualification: BDS

Designation: Tutor

Experience: 06 Months

Name: Dr. Shweta Singh

Qualification: MDS - M.D.S- Oral Pathology and Microbiology

Designation: Reader

Experience: 6.6 Years

Area Of Interest: Oral Cancer, Forensic Odontology

Publication: International = 19, National = 8

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Name: Dr. Janhavi Dixit

Qualification: MDS

Designation: Sr. Lecturer

Experience: 03Months