Dr Kanthilatha Pai


Department of Pathology


    Dr Kanthilatha Pai teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Conducts examinations both sessional and University.
    • Mentors students.
    • Guides research projects and postgraduate thesis.
    • Attends faculty orientation, development and other meetings as required by the university and also workshop and conferences regularly to update the knowledge.
    • Is involved in the diagnostics: reporting histopathology and cytology samples.
    • She is Chairperson of Museum Renovation Committee at the University.


Subject Subject code Semester / Year
Pathology MBBS 3rd, 4th and 5th semester
Pathology MD
Pathology DCP


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Pathology Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 1994
MBBS Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore 1989


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Manipal Professor June 2021 till date
KMC,Manipal Professor and Head 1/3/2018 to May 2021
KMC, Manipal Professor 01/03/2013 till date
KMC International center Professor 2007 to 2013
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Tadong, Sikkim Associate Professor and Professor 2005 to 2007
KMC, Manipal Associate Professor 31/08/1999 to 13/12/2002
KMC, Manipal Assistant Professor 01/01/1995 to 30/08/1999
KMC, Manipal Lecturer 24/12/1993 to 31/12/1994


Area of Interest

Surgical pathology, Cytopathology

Area of Expertise

Dermato-pathology, Gynaecologic Pathology

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Association of Pathology and Microbiology, 2000.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Belhoul Speciality Hospital, Dubai Specialist Pathologist Served as a specialist pathologist 2003 to 2005.

Cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst

1997-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Mary Mathew Ravikala Rao Lakshmi Rao T S Rao

IJD, 1997, 42(4):260-261.

Granulomatous slack skin

Kanthilatha Pai Ravikala Rao Rama Devadiga Shrutakirti Shenoi Sathish Pai

International Journal of Dermatology. 39 (5), 374-376.

Lymphangioma of epididymis: An extremely rare cause of scrotal swelling

2006-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Debraj Roy

IJU 2006, 22 (3): 275-276.

Epitheliod sarcoma: a clinical and diagnostic difficulty: a diagnostic challenge

2006-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Sathish Pai Sripathi H Pranab Kumar Purnima Rao

IJDVL, 2006, 72(6):446-448.

Synchronous vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN) of warty type and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

2006-01-10 Kanthilatha Pai Amlan Gupta Sathish Pai Purnima Rao Prachi Renjhin

Indian J Pathol Microbiol, 2006, October 49 (4):585-7.

Intravascular Epithelioid haemangioma of temporal artery :a diagnostic difficulty

2007-01-01 Kanthilatha Pai Amlan Gupta

Journal of Clinical and diagnostic research, 2007, 1:177-180.

Acquired crateriform hyper-keratotic papules of the feet: An unusual variant of Focal Acral Hyperkeratosis responding to topical calcipotriol

2007-01-01 Satish Pai Kanthilatha Pai

Indian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology, 2007, 73:359-361.

Cutaneous rhinosporidiosis clinically masquerading as a soft tissue sarcoma- a rare occurrence

2008-01-01 Avadhani A Pai K Mohanty SP

International Journal of Dermatology, 2008, 47:1153-1154.

Zosteriform Lichen Planus- a case report

2007-01-01 Sathish Pai Kanthilatha Pai

SJMIMS, 2007, Vol 1.

Isolated renal Nocardiosis in an AIDS patient

2009-01-04 Kanthilatha Pai Lakshmi Rao

Indian J Urol 2009 ;25(3):395-7.

Prevalence of anaemia among school going children in a semi-urban area of Sikkim

2006-01-01 Vishal Jain

Histo-pathological spectrum of oral Keratotic white lesions

2010-01-01 Dr Pranita Gurung

Clinico-pathological correlation of Infiltrating ductal and Infiltrating lobular carcinoma of breast

2011-01-01 Dr Bishwo Lal Shrestha

Clinico-pathological analysis of breast lumps

2012-01-01 Dr Sujan Sharma

Correlation of PSA, Gleason’s score and bone metastasis in patients with prostatic carcinoma

2012-01-01 Mustafa Aladin

Correlation of BCl2 and P53 in gastric carcinoma

2012-01-01 Sindhura Kunaparaju