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Head - Division of Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine  & Consultant Pathologist

Dr.V.R. Ram Ganesh

MBBS, MD-Pathology

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Work Experience
11 Years
Professional membership
Lifetime member of Indian Society of Blood transfusion and Immunohematology
  • Tamil, English

Clinical Expertise

  • Individual Surgical pathology reporting
  • Experience in grossing complex surgical specimens
  • Expertise in Immunoistochemical analysis of tissue
  • Expertise in reporting cytology specimens
  • Experience in frozen biopsy reporting
  • Screening patients for PCD using HSVM
  • Experience in troubleshooting technical issues in blood bank
  • Extensive use of Apheresis technology
  • Experience in Stem cell harvest as part of the Bone marrow transplant program

Awards & Achievements

Awards :

  • Performance Excellence award – 2019 @ GKNM hospital

Achievements :

  • Started the first PCD screening centre using HSVM in India at GKNM hospital
  • In the process of starting Electron microscopy for PCD patients in affliation with TNAU and NHS, Southampton
  • Part of the BMT team with 9 successful stem cell harvests so far
  • Established GKNM blood bank as the premier institute in using Apheresis technology with maximum number of procedures per year in this city
  • Established complete online blood bank working module with ward side online blood ordering system along with tracking ability
  • Established protocols for Massive transfusion, Irradiation of blood products and pre-storage leucodepletion
  • Helped in establishing the Molecular Diagnostic division

Research and Publications

  • Portal duodenopathy presenting as polyposis.
    • S. Pillai, V. R. Ram Ganesh, A. Mohanakrishnan, V. Nirmala
    • Medicine
    • Indian journal of pathology & microbiology
    • 1 July 2010
  • Blister fluid immunofluorescence in a case of pemphigus vulgaris.
    • Shanmugasekar, V. R. Ram Ganesh, A. Jayaraman, C. Srinivas
    • Medicine
    • Indian journal of dermatology
    • 1 April 2010

    Indirect immunofluorescence with serum is used in the diagnosis of pemphigus. We report a case in whom blister fluid was used as the specimen for indirect immunofluorecscence.

  • Hemophagocytic syndrome associated with dengue hemorrhagic fever AM Vijayalakshmi, VR Ram Ganesh– Indian pediatrics, 2009 –
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia due to DRC1/CCDC164 gene mutation B Antony, R Ganesh, J Chinnappa, I Kinimi… – Lung India, 2020 –
  • Pleuro pulmonary blastoma presenting as bullous disease of the lung in an infant …, V Raju, A Poddar, AT Benjamin, R Ganesh –
  • Molecular biology of oral sub mucous fibrosis K Saravanan, MK Ram, R Ganesh– Journal of cancer research …, 2013 –
  • Direct Immunofluorescence in Immunobullous disorders of skin with histopathological correlation. VR Ram Ganesh – 2010 –
  • Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis in siblings VR Ravikumar, RGV Ramamoorthi… – Indian Journal of …, 2019 –