Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

The Department of Oral pathology and Oral microbiology deals with teaching the subject of Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology for the First year of BDS course and the Subject of Oral Pathology and Microbiology for the second and third year of BDS course. BDS interns are trained in basic histological techniques and advances in the field. First year MDS students are taught advanced and applied oral anatomy and histology. The department is involved in patient care by confirmatory diagnosis and management planning. Routine biopsies, basic cytology and hematology are performed for the benefit of the patient community.

The department has state-of-the-art facilities including a museum and a well-equipped diagnostic histopathology facility and immunohistochemistry lab. The teaching faculty is a mix of experienced and fresh resources with aptitude for teaching and research. The faculty has numerous publications in prestigious national and international journals. We have established collaborations with departments of dental colleges for purpose of academic exchange, research activities and community outreach.

Head of the Department:
Dr. Nalin Kumar, M.D.S, Professor and Head
BDS: Ragas Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
MDS: Ragas Dental College & Hospital, Chennai

He was awarded the “Best Teacher Award” from The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. He has 22 years of experience and his research skills adds to his credits with numerous national and international publications and presentations.

S.No. Faculty Name Designation
1Dr. Nalin Kumar. SProfessor & HOD
2Dr. G. SujathaProfessor
3Dr. J. MuruganandhanProfessor
4Dr. E. DeepikaSenior Lecturer

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