Microbiology is a branch of medicine that involves the study of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, viruses and protozoa.

Department of Microbiology at M.V.J

Department of Microbiology has dedicated teaching staff for undergraduate training in the college premises. The department is adorned by an up-to date library and a colorful, informative museum which has descriptive charts, models and specimens and well established practical laboratory for undergraduates.

MVJ Hospital has a service laboratory catering to the diagnostic investigations in bacteriology, serology, Parasitology, Mycology, Virology and Immunology for the inpatients and outpatients. The staff members are involved in various research projects. Department is involved in Hospital Infection Control programmes and antibiotic policy.

National health programmes like ICTC and RNTCP are also attached to this department. Department has been actively participating in External Quality Assurance programme as well.

Faculty List
Name of the staff
Date of Joining
Date of Promotion
Attendance of June 2019
Dr. Rama.N.K MBBS, MD Microbiology Professor & HOD 14.10.2011 - 30 days
Dr. Geeta. S .Hagargi MBBS, MD Microbiology Professor 04.05.2004 04.05.04 Asst. Professor 01.06.09 Asst. Professor - Assoc. Professor 01.08.15 Assoc. Professor - Professor 30 days
Dr. Aparna Shivaprasad B.Sc., M.Sc., Medical Microbiology & Ph.D., Medical Microbiology Assistant Professor 15.05.2002 08.03.2018 (From Tutor to Asst. Professor) 30 days
Dr. Kadiyala Visakha MBBS, MD Microbiology Assistant Professor 25.06.2018 - 24 days
Dr. Maumita Deb MBBS, MD Microbiology Assistant Professor 12.07.2018 - 23 days
Dr. Asharani.S MBBS, MD Microbiology Assistant Professor 14.07.2018 - 18 days
Dr. Radhika Ramakrishna MBBS, MD Microbiology Assistant Professor 18.02.2019 - 30 days
Ms.Poorima.K B.Sc, M.Sc., Medical Microbiology Tutor 01.06.2018 - 30 days