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Bharat Rekhi

MD, DNB, MIAC, FICP, MCAP(Affl.), FRC-Path, Professor/Pathologist,

Department of Surgical pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

E-mail: [email protected]



Pradeep Vaideeswar

Professor (Additional), Pathology (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Division) Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai, India


Prasenjit Das

Professor (Additional), Pathology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India



Surabhi Pandey

Associate Professor, Pathology, Shri Ram Murti Smarak Institute of Medical Sciences, Bareilly


Sonam Sharma,

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India



Vijay Shankar S,

Professor and Head, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Karnataka, India


Saranya Singaravel,

Consultant Pathologist, Seth V.C Gandhi and M. A Vora Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, India




Sharda Rane     


Vice President

Kanak Lata Dei 



Ranjan Agrawal


Joint Secretary 

Varsh Dhume



Harendra Kumar


Joint Secretary I.A.P.M. Head Quarters

Pallavi Bhuyan



VS Manglik

HI Jhala

SK Shahi

V Ramalingaswami

SJ Nagalotimath

Harsh Mohan

HD Tandon

KS Ratnakar

S. Satyanarayana

BK Aikat

VH Talib

Vatsala Misra

Ranjan Agrawal



A. K. Mandal

Professor, Pathology, Andaman Medical College, Portblair, India

A. K. Sen

Associate Professor, Pathology, North Delhi Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi

A. Kalghatagi

Department of Microbiology, Shri Ramkrishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Durgapur

Amit K Dinda

Professor, Pathology,All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Anita Bhaduri

Consultant Pathologist, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai

Anita Borges

President SRL Diagnostic Centre of excellence for histopathology

Asaranti Kar

Associate Professor, Pathology, Srirama Chandra Bhanja Medical College & Hospital Cuttack

Chandra Lekha Tampi

Histopathology, Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai

Chitra Madiwale

Consultant Pathologist, Histopathology & Cytology, PD Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mahim, Mumbai 400016

Chitra Sarkar

Professor, Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

D N Lanjewar

Professor & Head, Deptt. of Pathology Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj

Deepak K. Mishra

Professor, Pathology, Tata Medical Centre, Kolkata

Geeta Vemuganti

Dean, School of Medical Sciences, University of Hyderabad

Grace de Costa

Professor & Head, Deptt of Pathology, Govt Medical College, Mumbai

K Jayasree

Professor & Head, Pathology, Regional Cancer Centre, Trivandrum

K.B. Logani

Former Principal and Medical Superintendent, Lady Harding Medical College and Director JIPMER

K.P. Aravindan

Professor & Head (Retd), Pathology, Govt Medical College, Calicut

Kim Veiphei

Professor, Histopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

Kusum Joshi

Professor, Pathology, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Ambala

Leena Dennis Joseph

Professor, Pathology Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai

Manisha Mahapatra

Prof, Pathology GSL Medical College and General Hospital, Rajahmundry

Meenu Pujani

Director Lab Services & Blood Bank Incharge Metro Heart Institute with Multispeciality, Faridabad

Nalini Gupta

Prof. Department of Cytopathology & Gynaec Pathology, PGIMER, Chandigarh

Nalini Gupta Bansal

Professor, Senior Histopathologist, SRL Ltd. Fortis Escorts Heart Institute New Delhi

Narendra Krishnani

Professor, Pathology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Lucknow

Neelkamal Kapoor

Dean Research, Professor & Head, Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal

Prateek Kinra

Professor, Pathology, Gp Capt MS (HR), Air Headquarters, New Delhi

Ravi Mehrotra

Professor & Director, National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research. (ICMR), Noida

Siddhartha Dutta Gupta

Professor, Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Sumeet Gujral

Professor, Pathology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Tanuja Shet

Professor, Pathology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Tara Paul

Associate Professor, Pathology, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

Tejindar Singh

Senior Consultant, Hematopathology & Surgical Pathology, Onquest Laboratories Ltd, New Delhi

Usha Kini

Professor, Pathology, St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bengaluru

Uttara Chatterjee

Professor, Pathology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (IPGME&R), Kolkata

Vijay V Mysorekar

Professor, Pathology, M.S Ramaiah Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru



Anand S Lagoo

Professor Haematology and Clinical Immunology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham

Antonio D’Antonio

Medical Doctor, Oncology and Pathologic Anatomy, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria OO.RR. S.Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d'Aragona, Salerno, Italy

Ashraf Khan

Director, Surgical Pathology, Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School & UMass Memorial Medical Center,Worcester (USA)

Bakul Dalal

Director, Flowcytometry Service, Vancouver General Hospital (USA)

Bhuvaneswari Krishnan

Department of Immunology, Biology College of Sciences, University of Hail, Hail, KSA

Kemal Kosemehmetoglu

Associate Professor Hacettepe University · Department of Pathology, Ankara, Turkey

Manu V

Consultant Haematopathologist, Laboratory Services, King Hamad University Hospital, Busaiteen, Kingdom of Bahrain

Megha Joshi

Pathology Specialist, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology, Lawrence General Hospital, MA (USA)

Nirag C Jhala

Director, Anatomic Pathology & Director Cytopathology, Temple University Hospital Philadelphia, (USA)

Niraja Kambham

Professor Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center, CA (USA)

Rahul Mannan

Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan - 48105, USA

Rajal Shah

Vice President & Medical Director, Urologic Pathology, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, University of Michigan (USA)

Rajan Dewar

Associate Professor, Hematopathology and Molecular Genetic Pathology Director, Hematology Laboratory Clinical Pathology Department of Pathology Michigan Medicine University of Michigan (USA)

Sharda G Sabnis

Consultant Nephropathologist, Armed Forces Inst. of Pathology, Washington, DC (USA)

Sobodh M Lele

Professor Director, Urology, Gynecology and Breast Pathology University of Nebraska, NE (USA)

SR Bhusnurmath

Dean Academics, Co- Chair and Professor, Pathology, St George’s University West Indies

Srinivas Mandivilli

Consultant Pathologist, East Hartford, Connecticut (USA)

Sunil Jaiman

Professor (Assistant), Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan

Vijayalakshmi Padmanabhan

Program Director, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine,

Texas (USA)

Wayne Grayson

Hony Professor, Histopathology and Dermatopathology, School of Pathology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Yogeshwar Dayal

Pathologist, Newton Center MA (USA)

Z Gombos

Professor, Molecular Genetics, Berkshire Medical Center, PA (USA)

The Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology is the official Quarterly publication of the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists. It is now running in its 64th glorious year. Late Dr Vanmali Saran Maglik of King George Medical College, Lucknow was the founder editor who started the journal in the year 1958. Initially, the journal was named as “Indian Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology . However, in 1965 it was renamed to its present nomenclature. The journal grew over the years under the able guidance of stalwarts like Late Dr HI Jhala, Late Dr V Ramalingaswamy, Dr HD Tandon, Late Dr BK Aikat and Late Dr S Nagalotimath. The present form is due to the untiring efforts of Dr KS Ratnakar, Dr VH Talib, Dr SK Shahi, Dr Harsh Mohan and Dr. Vatsala Misra. The journal is widely read and is subscribed in almost all the libraries of the country and in many institutions outside the country. From the year 2008, the article submission, ijpmreview, correspondence and publication process has been made online ( Now the journal has its own website ( With these changes the visibility and popularity of the journal has tremendously increased. Dr Ranjan Agrawal is the present Editor-in-Chief of the journal.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science

Impact Factor® as reported in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2021): 0.74

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The journal will cover studies related to pathology including morbid anatomy, surgical pathology, clinical pathology, diagnostic cytopathology including gynecologic cytology and aspiration cytology, hematology including immuno-hematology and medical microbiology. The journal gives preference to clinically oriented studies over experimental and animal studies. The Journal would publish peer-reviewed original research papers, case reports, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, letters to the editor and brief communications. Review articles on current topics usually are invited by the editor.


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