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Dr. Poornakala	S

Dr. Poornakala S

Pathologist

MBBS, MD, DNB (Pathology)

Department:

Laboratory Medicine

Years of Practice: 

10 years

Languages Spoken: 

English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam

OPD Timings:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

Dr. Poornakala brings over a decade of invaluable experience across various disciplines of Pathology. Her expertise encompasses hands-on involvement in lab operations, from the establishment of laboratories to identifying process gaps and optimizing workflows for enhanced efficiency. As a certified internal auditor for ISO 15189 standards, she demonstrates a profound understanding of NABL and NABH standards. Dr. Poornakala serves as a National Board-approved faculty, dedicating her knowledge and experience to mentor numerous postgraduate students in Pathology. Her fervor for medical research is evident through the publication of several original articles and case reports in peer-reviewed journals, solidifying her standing as a respected content writer and reviewer in the field.

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Areas of Expertise

Pathology (Hematology, Clinical Pathology, Clinical Biochemistry, Immunopathology)

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Education & Fellowships

MBBS, MD (Pathology), DNB (Pathology), Pursuing PGDM in Health Care Management.

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Experience

Dr. Poornakala previously led Hematology, Biochemistry, and Immunoassay sections at Prince Aly Khan Hospital, contributing to key roles in quality and safety committees, NABL & NABH audits, and training of Pathology postgraduates. Her professional journey also includes significant roles at Bombay Hospital and Jankharia Diagnostics. As a Life Member of prestigious organizations like Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists (IAPM), Mumbai Hematology Group (MHG), Association of Practicing Pathologists of India (APPI), and The Pathologists Association (TPA), Dr. Poornakala has demonstrated her commitment to the field.

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Awards & Honours

Trained in ISO15189:2012 & ISO15189:2022 standards and qualified as an internal auditor. Successfully completed the ICMR approved basic course in Biomedical Research. National board approved teaching faculty. Dr. C R Soman Award for the best post-graduate dissertation submitted by residents in Govt. Medical Colleges in Kerala.

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