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Dr. Col.(Retired) Anurag Mehta


MBBS, MD (PATHOLOGY)

Director - Department of Laboratory & Transfusion Services and Director Research

Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085

SPECIALIZED AREAS

Molecular Diagnostic
Lymph node pathology
Pulmonary pathology
Colorectal Pathology

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Fellowship (WHO), Lymph Node Pathology - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA. 2000
Post Doctoral Training in Oncopathology - Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1995
MD (Pathology) - Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, Pune, 1986
Advance Course in Pathology - Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, Pune, 1986
MBBS - Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, 1976

EXPERIENCES

2009-Till Date - Director Laboratory Services, RGCI & RC, Delhi.
2008-2009- Senior Consultant & HOD, Histopathology & Cytopathology, Dr. B.L.Kapur Memorial Hospital, New Delhi
2002-2008- Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, AFMC, PUNE
2000-2002- Classified Pathologist, Base Hospital Delhi Cantt.
1997-2000- Classified Pathologist, Military Hospital Jammu.
1992-1997- Associate Professor, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.

MEMBERSHIPS

Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists
Indian Association of Haematology and Blood Transfusion
Indian Association of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology
All India Association of Hospital Waste Management

ABOUT

Dr. Anurag Mehta is a senior pathologist with more than 30 years of experience in different facets of the practice of pathology. His past experience in academics has helped build an environment of teaching, learning and research in the department. He has a special interest in molecular biology and diagnostics, the testimony to which is borne by a state of the art molecular diagnostic laboratory rated as one of the most advanced molecular laboratory in the country. He is also an editor in chief of Journal of current oncology, which aims to highlight the advances in Cancer Biology and management.

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY

ACHIEVEMENTS
Editor in chief of Journal of current oncology
President - Pune chapter of Indian association of Pathologist and Microbiologist (2006-2008).
Inspector - Medical council of India.
Inspector - National Board of Education.
Member - Board of study, Medical Council of India for curriculum designing for Undergraduate and Post graduate courses in Pathology.
Member - Board of study, Padmashri Dr DY Patil Medical college, Deemed University
Member - National Editorial advisory board - Medical Journal of Armed Forces India
Referee for Medical journal of Armed Forces of India and Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology.
Advisor Journal of Indian society for hematology and transfusion medicine.
Augmented the resources to become a state of art diagnostic laboratory including advanced molecular diagnostic laboratory.
Introduced quality assurance in anatomic pathology by defining robust quality indicators and their monitoring.
AWARDS
Gen KS Master silver medal for best student in Advance service course in pathology
Dr YG Bende Gold Medal for outstanding performance and standing first at MD pathology at Pune University.
Been the faculty member twice for a total period of approximately 11 years at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Out of which three years were as Head of the department.
PUBLICATION
38 Papers published in national and international journals
RESEARCH PROJECTS
Study of BCL2 & Proliferative indices in Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Flowcytometric Study of reticulated platelets.
Hematological changes in HIV /AIDS.
Role of immunophenotypic markers in astrocytomas.
Role of Serum transferrin receptor as a solitary marker for determination of Aetiology of Microcytic anemia (ongoing).
Study of anemia of critical illness (ongoing).
Platelet reactivity in smoker.
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