Doctor Profile

Dr. (Prof.) Kusum Joshi
Dr. (Prof.) Kusum Joshi

Ex Sub Dean and HOD of dept. of Histopathology PGIMER-Chandigarh



Profile Description

Dr. Kusum Joshi started her career in 1975 after completing MD Pathology from AIIMS, New Delhi. She trained from 1983 to 1985 at Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, London; leading to a degree of Phd (Pathology). She served on the faculty of PGIMER, Chandigarh from 1981 to 2013 and became Head, department of Histopathology, bringing in “State of the art” technology to the department. Over decades of experience she specialised in Renal, Onco, Pulmonology and Gastro Intestinal Pathology. Dr Joshi also served as Sub-dean at PGIMER, Chandigarh.


  • Medical School :
    MBBS from AIIMS, New Delhi
    MD(Pathology) from AIIMS, New Delhi
    MNAMS (Histopathology) from NAMS (NBE)
    PhD (Pathology), London University
  • Internship :
  • Experience :
    Over 40 years of experience after post graduation in pathology, particularly Histopathology.
  • Training :

Awards and Certificates

  •   Dean of Indian College of Pathology.
  •   President International Academy of Pathology Indian Division.
  •   President of Indian Association of Pathologists & Micro biologists.
  •   President of Indian society of Renal & Transplant Pathology.
  •   Vice-president Indian society of Organ Transplantation.
  •   Fellow of Indian College of Pathology (ICP).
  •   Fellow of National Academy of Medical Sciences (FAMS).
  •   Khanolkar oration of National Academy of Medical Sciences.
  •   Aikat oration of Indian Association of pathologist & Microbiologies).
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