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The department of pathology in VPS lakeshore runs a fully fledged laboratory providing complete range of diagnostic services In the following   subspecialties of  pathology-Histopathology with frozen section & immunohistochemistry,  Cytopathology, Haematology and Flow cytometry. The various labs are located in the 1st and 2nd  floor of the parent building  of the VPS Lakeshore hospital. The department is headed by the Director of laboratory  services and supported by four senior consultants with training in specific fields and three senior registrars, in addition to experienced and dedicated technical and other supporting staffs.

The department processes approximately 22500 specimens per year, of which approximately 10500  are surgical specimens. This includes specimens from VPS Lakeshore hospital and referrals  from  other  hospitals.  The  rest  of  the  specimens are  composed of cytology specimens which includes fluid cytology, US/CT/ EUS guided fine needle aspiration cytology and specimens for immunofluorescence , flow cytometry,  frozen sections and immunohistochemistry, and has expertise for evaluating renal, liver and cardiac transplant related biopsies. Liquid cytology, determination of hormone receptor in breast carcinoma, immunohistochemistry  of lymphoma/leukemia, soft  tissue  and  epithelial  tumors are performed routinely in department.

The lab is integrated with Hospital information system to facilitate rapid transmission of results to the clinician. The department participates in stringent external and internal quality assurance programmes and has ISO and NABH accreditation and is in the process of obtaining NABL accreditation.

The Indian collage of pathology ( ICP ) has recognized the department of pathology at VPS Lakeshore for conducting Post Doctoral Certificate Course(PDCC) in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic pathology. The department is also recognized for DNB in pathology.


The department is open from 9 am to 6 pm with provision to accept specimens in
non working hours and on holidays and endeavors to provide "Time bound, precise and accurate reports" to enable proper management of patients.


Dr. Pushpa Mahadevan

Sr. Consultant & HOD

Qualification

MBBS, MD ( Pathology), DCP

Experience

    • 36 years in Pathology.

    Achievements :

    • Has over 34 publications in indexed national and international journals.
Dr. Pushpa Mahadevan

Dr. Pushpa Mahadevan

Sr. Consultant & HOD

News & events

Another Golden Feather Added to The Excellence of VPS Lakeshore

29

Aug

Another Golden Feather Added to The Excellence of VPS Lakeshore

VPS Lakeshore completed 120 liver transplants with a 94% success rate during the hard times of Covid.

Conference held on Kidney Transplants

23

Jul

Conference held on Kidney Transplants

VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi, and Association of Cochin Nephrologists

S.K. Abdulla has been appointed as the new MD

25

Jul

S.K. Abdulla has been appointed as the new MD

Sir SK Abdulla has been appointed as the new Managing Director of VPS Lakeshore Hospital Kochi.

LARYNX 2022 Conference

18

Jul

LARYNX 2022 Conference

VPS Lakeshore, is organising LARYNX 2022, a three-day international conference on laryngology.

CONDUCTED SLEEPCON 2022

13

Jun

CONDUCTED SLEEPCON 2022

Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Update Seminar was organized at VPS Lakeshore Hospital, Kochi.

Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgeries

31

May

Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgeries

Conference on minimally invasive surgeries held

SLEEPCON 2022

20

May

SLEEPCON 2022

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LARYNX 2022

20

May

LARYNX 2022

Organised by Institute of Head & Neck Sciences