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Dr. Col. (Retired) Anurag Mehta

MBBS, MD (Pathology)

Director – Department of Laboratory & Transfusion Services and Director Research

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Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, Sector - 5, Rohini, Delhi - 110 085


Dr. Anurag Mehta is a senior pathologist with more than 30 years of experience in different facets of the practice of pathology.  His past experience in academics has helped build an environment of teaching, learning and research in the department. He has a special interest in molecular biology and diagnostics, the testimony to which is borne by a state of the art molecular diagnostic laboratory rated as one of the most advanced molecular laboratory in the country. He is also an editor in chief of Journal of current oncology, which aims to highlight the advances in Cancer Biology and management.

Specialized Areas

  • Molecular Diagnostic
  • Lymph node pathology
  • Pulmonary pathology
  • Colorectal Pathology

Educational Background

  • Fellowship (WHO), Lymph Node Pathology – MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA. 2000
  • Post Doctoral Training in Oncopathology – Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, 1995
  • MD (Pathology) – Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, Pune, 1986
  • Advance Course in Pathology – Armed Forces Medical College, Pune University, Pune,   1986
  • MBBS – Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, 1976


  • 2009-Till Date – Director Laboratory Services, RGCI & RC, Delhi.
  • 2008-2009- Senior Consultant & HOD, Histopathology & Cytopathology, Dr. B.L.Kapur Memorial Hospital, New Delhi
  • 2002-2008- Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, AFMC, PUNE
  • 2000-2002- Classified Pathologist, Base Hospital Delhi Cantt.
  • 1997-2000- Classified Pathologist, Military Hospital Jammu.
  • 1992-1997- Associate Professor, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.

Professional Journey


  • Editor in chief of Journal of current oncology
  • President – Pune chapter of Indian association of Pathologist and Microbiologist (2006-2008).
  • Inspector – Medical council of India.
  • Inspector – National Board of Education.
  • Member – Board of study, Medical Council of India for curriculum designing for Undergraduate and Post graduate courses in Pathology.
  • Member – Board of study, Padmashri Dr DY Patil Medical college, Deemed University
  •   Member – National Editorial advisory board – Medical Journal of Armed Forces India
  • Referee for Medical journal of Armed Forces of India and Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology.
  • Advisor Journal of Indian society for hematology and transfusion medicine.
  • Augmented the resources to become a state of art diagnostic laboratory including advanced molecular diagnostic laboratory.
  • Introduced quality assurance in anatomic pathology by defining robust quality indicators and their monitoring.


  • Gen KS Master silver medal for best student in Advance service course in pathology
  • Dr YG Bende Gold Medal for outstanding performance and standing first at MD pathology at Pune University.
  • Been the faculty member twice for a total period of approximately 11 years at Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Out of which three years were as Head of the department.


  •  141 Papers published in national and international journals

Research Projects

  • Study of BCL2 & Proliferative indices in Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
  • Flowcytometric Study of reticulated platelets.
  • Hematological changes in HIV /AIDS.
  • Role of immunophenotypic markers in astrocytomas.
  • Role of Serum transferrin receptor as a solitary marker for determination of Aetiology of Microcytic anemia (ongoing).
  • Study of anemia of critical illness (ongoing).
  • Platelet reactivity in smoker.


  • Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists
  • Indian Association of Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Indian Association of Blood Transfusion and Immunohematology
  • All India Association of Hospital Waste Management

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