- The department of Pathology, Assam medical college was established in 1948. Many internationally renowned pathologists like Dr. N.C.Dey, Dr. B.D Baruah, Dr. B.C.Gogoi were associated to this department.
At present the department is functioning in 1st floor of Basic Science buiding. Department comprises of 7 divisions- histopathology, cytopathlogy, clinical pathology, hematology, ,immunohistochemistry, flowcytometry & blood bank.the department is equipped with various sophisticated equipments which include cryostat for frozen section biopsy, 5 part hematology analyser, pentahead microscope, flowcytometer etc. The department also boasts of a museum with large number of rare specimens.
The department runs both U.G (M.B.B.S, D.M.L.T) & P.G ( M.D, D.C.P) courses. From 2020 all DCP seats are converted to MD and total 14 MD seats are available now. The faculties are actively involved in research works and publish research papers regularly. The department organises C.M.E & workshop on regular basis.
Vision of Department:
- 1). To achieve NABL accredited laboratory status.
2). To uplift the academic and research activities in the department.