Prof. Dr. Rajesh Panth

After post graduation, Dr. Rajesh Panth served in the Department of Pathology in Shree Birendra (Army) Hospital as Pathologist reporting on Histopathology, Cytopathology, and Hematopathology from 2000 to 2017. He also served as Head of Department of Pathology in Norvic International Hospital from 2000 to 2006. He served the Nepalese Army for thirty years from 1987 to 2017 and took voluntary retirement as Brigadier General. 

While participating in the International Student Training Program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC, USA (11 June 2003-14 August 2003), trained in Neuropathology at the Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology at  Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington DC, USA (7 July 2003-10 August 2003). Then he served as Head of Department of Pathology in Shree Birendra (Army) Hospital from 2003 to 2007.

He was actively involved in the teaching-learning program in National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) for MD Pathology residents from 2005 to 2015 as Assistant and Associate Professor. Completed Laboratory Assessors Course As Per ISO 15189:2007 conducted by NABL, New Delhi in coordination with Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology, Kathmandu (9Nov,2010-13Nov, 2010). He served as Professor of Pathology in Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences – College of Medicine (NAIHS-COM) from 2011 to 2017 and was actively involved in the teaching-learning program in pathology for MBBS students during this period.

He then served as President of Association of Clinical Pathologists of Nepal (ACPN) from 2011 to 2014 and served as Principal of NAIHS-COM (Army Medical College) from 2014 to 2016.

Presently, he is working as Senior Consultant Pathologist in Nepal Mediciti, National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences (NINAS) and Buddha Minimal Access Intervention Centre.

Published many papers in national and international journals.



Panth R. Histopathological analysis of biopsy specimens of one year at Shree Birendra Hospital.  Medical Journal of Shree Birendra Hospital 2003;6:50-67.

Sharma AP, Panth R, Singh SK. Parasagittal ependymoma mimicking falcine meningioma. A case report. Medical Journal of Shree Birendra Hospital 2006;8:60-65.

Basnet SB, Thapa GB, Shahi R, Shrestha M, Panth R. Computed tomography-guided percutaneous transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology in chest masses.  J Nepal Med Assoc 2008; 47(171):123-7.DOI:

Amatya BB, Joshi AR, Singh SK, Panth R, Basnet B. A study of fine needle aspiration cytology of head and neck masses and their corroboration by histopathology.  Postgrad Med J NAMS; 2008; 8(2)

Joshi A, KC BR, Basnet SB, Panth R, Shrestha RL, Chand P, Thapa BB. Adamantinoma of the tibial shaft.  J Nepal Med Assoc 2009; 48(176):331-4.

Panth R. A systematic approach to the cytological evaluation of central nervous system tumors.  Journal of Pathology of Nepal 2011;1(2):136-41.

Tuladhar A, Panth R, Joshi AR. Comparative analysis of cytohistologic techniques in the diagnosis of lung lesions.  Journal of Pathology of Nepal 2011;1(2):126-30.

Shrestha P, Devkota UP, Panth R. Metastatic choriocarcinoma masquerading as an intracerebral arteriovenous malformation bleed. The internet journal of neurosurgery 2010;7(2).

Chand A, Panth R. Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor of the ovary: A case report in Medical Journal of Shree Birendra Hospital (MJSBH) 2012;10(2):35-7.

Joshi A, Magar SR, Chand P, Panth R, KC BR. Tru-cut biopsy as the initial method of tissue diagnosis in bone tumors with soft tissue extension. Indian J Orthop 2013; 47:195-9. DOI:10.4103/0019-5413.108917  

Panth R, Malla DS. Critical analysis of cervical and endometrial biopsy specimens. Journal of Shree Birendra Hospital 2013; 12(1):23-8.

Thapa L, Bhattarai S, Shrestha MP, Panth R, Gongal DN, Devkota UP. Chorea-acanthocytosis: a case report. Int Med Case Rep J. 2016; 9: 39–42.

Bishokarma S, Shrestha S, Ranabhat K, Koirala S, Shrestha D, Panth R, et al. Outcome of surgical resection of craniopharyngioma: single center 12 years’ experience. Kathmandu Univ Med J. 2018;64(4):328-32.



Nepal Medical Council (NMC), Specialist registration in 2008

Life Member, Association of Clinical Pathologists of Nepal (ACPN)

Life Member, Nepal Medical Association (NMA)

Member, International Academy of Pathology (IAP)

Practise Groups And Affiliations

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  • Medical Education MBBS Dhaka Medical College (DMC), Dhaka, Bangladesh (1980-1986); Postgraduate Program: MD (Pathology) Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, India (1997-2000)