Department of Clinical Microbiology & Immunology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital aims to provide cutting edge technologies for the diagnosis of infectious diseases which are relevant and customized to Indian scenario. According highest priority to quality, our laboratory is NABL accredited since 2004. Our department has always been at the fore front to embrace high-end technology to support ever increasing complex demand of emerging infections eg., PCR for JC virus, BK virus, MTBDR plus (HAIN) test for MDR tuberculosis, Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), Vitek-2 for MIC testing, Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAT) for blood individual donor screening, MALDI-TOF (Vitek-MS) for rapid identification of bacteria and fungi etc. The department has also developed robust hospital infection control & surveillance and actively contributes to hospital infection control committee activities. We believe in philosophy of strong research culture, which apart from contributing to the field of science also reflects positively on the overall development of the hospital, department and faculty. This endeavor has resulted in numerous important publications in peer reviewed journals and numerous research projects and has seen our department at the forefront of the specialty in the country and abroad.

The main focus of the department is to provide high quality laboratory services to the patients round the clock and continuously improve the services by incorporating innovative technologies. Over the last decade, this department has achieved many important milestones. Our department has balanced matrix of well experienced and young team of 6 consultants (5 MD, 1PhD), 1 Senior Resident and several DNB residents. Departmental activities are supported by 24 qualified and trained technologists.

Our EQAS Centre is NABL accredited PT provider in Medical Microbiology as per ISO 17403 since 2018. 

   The team at IAMM EQAS New Delhi, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

  Prof. Chand Wattal, Chairperson
  -  Dharma Vira award for Excellence , Simran Nundy & IJMM (2012) best published paper awardee.
  -  Keen interest in clinical microbiology, immunology and antibiotic resistance.
  -  Chairman since 1994 and secretary HICC since 1991.
  -  Past President, Indian Association of Medical Microbiology (Delhi Chapter)

  Dr. Jaswinder K. Oberoi,  Co-ordinator, Sr. Consultant (Mycology and Quality control)
  Dr. Neeraj Goel,  Co-ordinator, Sr. Consultant (Bacteriology)
  Dr. Sanghamitra Datta, Quality Manager, Sr. Consultant (Virology and Molecular diagnostics)
  Dr. Reena Raveendran, Technical Manager, Sr. Consultant (Mycobacteriology)

  Dr. K. J. Prasad, Senior Consultant (Parasitology and Bacterial serology)     

  Dr. Sunanda Joshi , ( Senior Resident)

  Dr. Shahid Raza, PhD , ( Sr. Scientific officer)

  Mrs. Bibha Chaudhari,  (EQAS Technologist) 

  Mrs. Mamta Bisht,  (EQAS Technologist)   

  Mr. Shivam Yadav ,  (EQAS Technologist)