Department of Biochemistry

About MD(Biochemistry) course at the department

  • The department have intake of 3 students per year for MD(Biochemistry) Course
  • It is recognized by MCI, New Delhi
  • It has NABL accredited Clinical Laboratory Certificate Scope
  • All the students , who have cleared the course are gainfully employed.
  • The course trains students in Clinical Laboratory Management, NABL accreditation. This training is in high demand in corporate sector hospitals as well as large institutions
  • The course trains students in basic biochemistry laboratory skills including molecular biology technology.
  • The students are extensively trained by working in round-the-clock clinical laboratory.
  • The students are also exposed to basic clinical pathology and clinical microbiology practice.
  • Future prospects:
    • as teaching faculty in Private and Government Medical Colleges
    • as Clinical Biochemistry Specialist at large and medium sized hospitals, including corporate hospitals.
    • Due to current emphasis in NABH and NABL accreditation, there is high demand of MD Biochemistry trained postgraduates all over India for clinical laboratory management. Some of our alumni are working at private laboratories as medical biochemist and genetist.
    • as Research scientist in laboratories and pharma companies


NameCurrent positione-mailPhone
Dr Nikunj PatelAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, GMERS Medical College, Dharpur-Patan, Gujaratnikunjrashmi2012@gmail.com9724331719
Dr Ketan MangukiaAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, Parul Institute, Vadodara, Gujaratkkmangukiya89@yahoo.com9687634058
Dr Jigar SaherawalaAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujaratjigs_9286@yahoo.com9727716622
Dr Ajay RajputAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, Himatnagar, Gujaratajayrajput85@gmail.com9924060088
Dr Kiran SodawadiaAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, Index Medical College Indore, Madhyapradeshkiran-123_234@yahoo.com9998449861
Dr Sarita MangukiaTutor, Biochemistry, Government Medical College Surat, Gujaratskv20211@gmail.com9727384044
Dr Herat SoniMedical Biochemist, Supratech Laboratory, Ahmedabad,
Dr Manisha KapadiaAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, Chankheda Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujaratmintu1087@yahoo.com9099979428
Dr Kamal ModiCytogenetist, SN GENE Laboratory, Nanpura, Surat, Gujaratkamalmodi481@yahoo.com9879415047
Dr Riddhi PatelAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, Chankheda Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Dr Khusbu SoniAssistant Professor, Biochemistry, Index Medical College, Indore, MP


  1. Teaching Biochemistry subject as part of various courses i.e MBBS,MD(Biochemistry),BSc(Nursing),BSc(Physiotherapy), Certificate course in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  2. Carrying out biochemical investigations for all patients of New Civil Hospital,Surat
  3. Participating in development and implementation of skill laboratory for relevent aspects.

Human Resources

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Teaching Faculty
Dr Shailesh M. PatelMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Head & Professor
Dr Puneet SaxenaMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Associate Professor
Dr Piyush TailorMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Associate Professor
Dr Alok ParikhMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Assistant Professor
Dr Manisha BaraiyaMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Assistant Professor
Dr Sarita PatelMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Assistant Professor
Dr Archana GuptaMBBSTutor
Dr Bharti BaxiMBBSTutor
Dr Rohan RanaMBBSTutor
Dr Neelam KarbhariMBBS, MD (Biochemistry)Tutor
Dr.Snehal PatelMBBSTutor
1Dr Chapal Debnath 2nd Year Resident M.B.B.S.
2Dr Niral Savaliya 2nd Year Resident M.B.B.S.
3Dr Chinka Patel 1st Year Resident M.B.B.S.
Information As Per MCI

Material Resources

Lacture Hall200 people sitting capacity,shared with Physiology
Seminar Room1 x 30 Sq.Mt, 20 sitting capacity
Demonstration Rooms2 x 60 Sq.Mt, 75 sitting capacity
Practical Hall90 sitting capacity
Research laboratoryWith store, separate space for PCR, PAGE, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Reagent preparation
Clinical LaboratoryWith Store and toilets
Staff RoomsFor all teaching and non-teaching staff
Erba XL-640 automated clinical chemistry analyser1
Remi Centrifuges6
Non automated chemistry analyser3
Deep Freezer2
ELISA Reader1
ELISA Washer1
Single channel electronic pippettes4
Multi channel electronic pippettes2
UV Transilluminator1
Submarine electrophoresis3
Vertical PAGE electrophoresis1
Orbital shaker1
Hot air oven1
Laminar air flow1
Fume hood1

Information Resources

Books in department library160
Books in central library160
Journals2 National and 2 International

CME and Workshops

CME2014 was held on 27-09-2014 on impact of NABL on current practice of laboratory medicine

Our passion

This is the last Allelle specific PCR done, with failure as usual!!!
But it is our passion, we do it however times we fail!