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Dr Prasanta Kumar Panda

Sr Consultant and Head, Department of Lab Service, Microbiology and Chairman, Infection Control Programme

MBBS- VSS Medical College, Burla; MD (Clinical Microbiology)- T N Medical College/ BYL Ch Hospital, Mumbai

Expertise

    • Clinical Microbiology
    • Bacteriology
    • Immunology
    • Parasitology
    • Virology
    • Molecular biology
    • Infection control
    • Hospital and laboratory accreditation

Brief Profile

Dr Prasanta Kumar Panda is a Senior Consultant and Laboratory Head, at SUM Ultimate Medicare. He is also the Chairman, Infection Control. Before joining SUM Ultimate Medicare Dr. Panda had major stints in some of the leading corporate hospitals of the region in different capacities, ranging from administrative as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Medical Superintendent, to his field of expertise as Sr. Consultant Microbiology. A keen academic Dr. Panda has been actively involved in medical academics; training and teaching the undergraduate medical students and junior doctors. His endeavor in academics has also led him to guide research students from various universities across the country. Dr. Panda who has several publications to his credit is also well versed with medical ethics.


Awards & Recognition

Dr.Prasanta Kumar Panda is a recipient of Service Excellence Award of GAPIO (Apollo groups of Hospitals 2018 & 2019). He has published a research paper in the 3rd Congress of European Association of Microbiologist held in 2009 in Sweden. His paper on Modified Widal Test in the Scientific Diagnosis of Enteric Fever in the 18th National Congress Conference of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists held in 2004 in AFMC, Pune was also well received.