at APCON 2014, the National conference of Pathologists and
Microbiologists, AFMC Pune
Presentation at APCON 2013, the National conference of Pathologists and
Microbiologists 15/12/2013, GMC, Aurangabad.
Cryptococcal Meningitis -CSF India Ink preparation (21/07/13)
neoformans is the fungus that causes this disease. It is usually found
in soil. If you breathe it in, it infects your lungs. The infection may
go away on its own, remain in the lungs only, or spread throughout the
This infection is most often seen in people
with a weakened immune system, such as those with HIV infection, taking
high doses of corticosteroid medications, cancer chemotherapy, or who
have Hodgkin's disease.
Cryptococcus is one of the most common life-threatening fungal
infections in people with AIDS.
cytology, histopathology of
tuberculosis with some
general information is here.
Curious case of two thrombocytopenias, click on image to go to case
Giardia trophs in motion... sorry for the noise ..
photomics of case of Rectal Ulcer
- Click on image
below to go to case page..
It was good experience to be invited by Deccan Association of
Pathologist to talk about Internet Resources for Pathologists, at the
risk of sounding cliched, have to say that I enjoyed it as much as they
think, it is better to keep ourselves
occupied with a hobby,
fill up the little free time that we get. Hence I
up birding since last few days -
If you want check out some of the birding pictures, you can check out
birding album on facebook.
Here is my facebook badge...
Things have been quite
hectic, pathology lab (s) that I look after, taking away lot of time
and effort. New thing was to learn some accounting
concepts, undergoing stress test
for insurance purpose, solving
pathology cases, buying Indigo Manza,
workout by fitness guru, and
swimming (on and off). Also managed to
read 'Plight of Honesty' a story about Indian bureucrasy By Dr. Sundaram.
And working frantically on SOPs, and 15189
Then there were MAPCON
slides to be reviewed,
which we are doing with lot of
enthusiasm. Also having some fun on Facebook.
Hope to interact with you!
Lecture on Introduction to Anemia, Monday,
2/1/14 Right click on the link below, and click save as.. Download
Lecture on Neoplasia, Monday, 23/12/13 Right
click on the following link. and click save as..
----------------------- Visit to Hyderabad
a great trip to Hyderbad,
visited Dr. Savitri Sharma and Dr. Geeta Vemuganti at L. V. Prasad
Hospital. Saw the excellent center of excellence that they have built.
The routine work, the research and the sense of doing routine work with
excellence was prevalent in the staff from lower to upper rung. Can not
show some personal photos as I lost my HTC S710 cellphone on the way.
Good riddance in a way! On the look out for some cell between 12 to 15
K. Let us see... 02.08.09
time I had the honor of
to Coimbatore Medical College to
give a talk on mainly Computer
Assisted Literature search. So,
I dealt in detail with how to search relevent medical information using
common search engines like google, then went on to talk about being a
power user of pubmed, pubmed advanced and MESH. Then also told about
gopubmed and curbside.md. Then praised and strongly recommended the
High Wire Press. Also showed the Indian Medlars Center website.
I took the opportunity to
•Some useful websites, portals & algorithms
•Online lectures, webcasts, videocasts
•CMEs, Medical Statistics
•Web 2.0 – Podcasts, RSS feeds, Blogs.
•Evidence based resources
•Interact online with doctors in India and around the world
through email and telemedicine.
can check the 1 hour audio
the link above.
"National Seminar on 21st Century Medical Education in India", 23rd
Sept 2008 at SMIMS, Kanyakumari - click on the picture below.
I am a practicing
pathologist, my laboratory (should qualify as SOHO,
I guess!) is located in Mitra Nagar area, in Aurangabad
I did my MBBS from GMC
Aurangabad in 1997 and my MD from Ambajogai in 1999, since then I have
been using the internet for educating myself
I am keenly interested in
reading books, telepathology, web site development and little
bit of computer programming too.
Through the medium of
internet and telepathology, I like to interact with pathologists and
laboratory professionals from India and around the world. I
mingle with my online friends through these
mailing lists. I find
this activity very educative and enlightening. You could say, I am a
pathologist educated by the internet & online colleagues!
I have presented number
of cases in Indian and International online forums; These cases can be
I think, I have learnt lots of things in the process.
I am quite
about application of computers and internet for improving health care
delivery. Hence, I have started a newsletter called “The
In this, some new & interesting abstracts, gleaned from online
medical journals are discussed. All the issues of this newsletter can
be found at above link, that is -
I have also experimented
with giving online talks. These talks (slides & audio) can be
checked out here –
Lab diagnosis of Malaria
(Plays in Real Player; presented in Physician Asso. of
Aurangabad) PowerPoint file of the same presentation is here.
If you see this as a PowerPoint 'show', you can hear me talk also!