Specialty of dentistry and discipline of Pathology

Oral And Maxillofacial Pathology

ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL PATHOLOGY is the specialty of dentistry and discipline of Pathology that deals with the nature, identification, and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial region.
As such, it occupies a unique position in the health care community for both the dental and medical professions.

Our aim is to provide accurate diagnosis for different types of diseases. The department functions in conjunction with hematology providing basic data required to begin any appropriate treatment. The diagnosis submitted by us aids the surgeons to have insight into disease process, give adequate treatment thereby improving the prognosis.A team of laboratory technicians with state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, guided by senior oral pathologist, ensure the quality and accuracy of the diagnostic results.

It is said "as is your pathology, so is practice" with this principle we strive to make our students a competent practitioner to excel in all branches of dentistry.
Dr. Prasad Karande
Professor and Department Head
Qualifications: MDS
Designation: Professor & HOD
Teaching Experience: 11 years
Affiliations and memberships:
  • Member of Indian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology (IAOMP)
  • Member of IDA, Pune
  • Recognized UG Teacher with MUHS
  • Faculty at MUHS Teacher Training Programme (MET)
  • Guest Speaker at MSDC Conference 2019

Publications: 17
Awards and Prizes:
  • Winner of several awards including Best Paper for scientific presentations at National, State & Intercollegiate levels.
  • Winner at All India IDA Chess Competition 2019

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