DOCTOR'S Profile
ABOUT Prof. Dr. Sailesh Pradhan


Prof. Dr. Sailesh Pradhan did MBBS from Chittagong University, Bangladesh in 1996. Dr. Pradhan completed his MD in surgical pathology from Institute of Medicine, TU in 2003. He is registered as a specialist in Pathology by Nepal Medical Council from 2004. He started working as a Lecturer in department of pathology at Kathmandu Medical College affiliated to Kathmandu University. He is working as Head of the Department since 2014.

He is actively involved in the teaching-learning program in Undergraduate (MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. Nursing) and post graduate (MD Pathology) as

Preceptor, Examiner (Internal & External) – MD, MBBS, BDS – University examination

Exam paper – Setting, Moderator, Checking - University & Council examination

Thesis reviewer

Peer reviewer for the journal from JNMA, BJMS, JNHRC, KUMJ, etc.

He has attended and presented scientific papers in many National and International seminars including oration lecture in NAST. He is the author of Manual of Infection Control.

He is serving as President of Association of Clinical Pathologists of Nepal (ACPN) from 2017 till date.

Prof. Dr. Sailesh Pradhan
HOD, Department of Pathology
NMC Number
Chittagong University, Bangladesh
Institute of Medicine, TU in 2003
  1. Pradhan SB. Prevalence of Helicobacter Pylori Infection in endodcopic gastric biopsy done in Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital. JSSN, vol.21 Issue 2:32-35.
  2. Pradhan SB, Sedhain M, Acharya S, Maharjan S, Regmi S. Clinicopathological Study of Hysterectomy Specimens in Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital. BJHS 2018;3(2)6:423-426.
  3. Pradhan SB, Pradhan B, Maharjan S,Thapa PB.A study of Gastrointestinal tract tumors at Kathmandu Medical College Teaching Hospital. J Pathol Nep. (2018) vol8:1285-88.            
  4. Pradhan SB, Chalise S, Pradhan B, Maharjan S. A study of ovarian tumors at Kathmandu medical college teaching hospital. J Pathol Nep. 2017;7: 1188-91.
  5. Pradhan B, Pradhan SB. Prevalence of Thyroid Dysfunction in Community of Duwakot, Bhaktapur. J Pathol Nep. 2017;7: 1184-7. 
  6. Pradhan B, Pradhan SB. Prevalence of Urinary Tract Infection and Antibiotic Susceptibility Pattern of Urinary Pathogens in Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Duwakot. BJHS 2017; 2(1)2:134-137.
  7. Ramesh Dhakhwa, Sneh Acharya, Sailesh Pradhan, Sanju Babu Shrestha, Tomoo Itoh. Role of S-100 immunostain as an auxiliary diagnostic aid in Leprosy. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, [S.l.], v. 55, n. 205, p. 141-144, mar. 2017. ISSN 1815-672X. 
  8. S Chalise, A Jha, PR Neupane, SB Pradhan, R Pathak. Impact of urothelial carcinoma with divergent differentiation on tumor stage. Journal of Pathology of Nepal (2016) Vol. 6, 892-897.
  9. Chalise S, Jha A, Neupane PR, Pradhan SB, Pathak R. Correlation between Robinson’s cytological grading with Modified Bloom-Richardson histopathological grading for Breast carcinoma. Journal of Pathology of Nepal (2015) Vol. 5, 791 -797.
  10. Pradhan SB, Shakya S, Shrestha S.Clinico-Pathological Study of Lung Carcinoma. Journal of Pathology of Nepal.(2014)Vol.4, 623-25.
  11. Pradhan SB, Dhakhwa R, Shrestha CD. Study of Microbial flora in indwelling catheter, drains, CIVP lines and endotracheal tubes. Journal of Pathology of Nepal.(2013)Vol.3,469-471
  12. Pradhan SB, Shrestha CD. Microbiological surveillance of hospital environment in a Medical College Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. Int J Infect Microbiol 2012;1(2);76-79.              
  13. Pradhan SB, Shrestha CD. Changing trend of antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Salmonella species isolated at KMCTH.JGPEMN. 2011;2(2);46-9
  14. Pradhan SB, Pradhan B, Dali S. Cytology of body fluid from different sites: An approach for early diagnosis of malignancy. J Nep Med Assoc 2006; 45; 353-356.
  15. Pradhan SB, Dali S.  Relation between gallbladder neoplasm & Helicobacter hepaticus infection. Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ- Index Journal) (2004) Vol.2, No. 4, Issue 8, 331-335.
  16. Karki A, Tiwari BR, Pradhan SB. Study of bacteria isolated from urinary tract infection and their sensitivity pattern in clinical cases. JNMA 2004:43:200-203.
  17. Pradhan SB, Adhikari RC, Shrestha B, Sayami G, Dali S, Shrestha HG. Malignant teratoid  medulloepithelioma in eye. Kathmandu University Medical Journal 2003; 1:42-45.
  18. Pradhan B, Pradhan SB,  Mital VP. Correlation between PAP smear with clinical findings and cervical biopsy. Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ- Index Journal) (2007) Vol. 5, No. 4, Issue 20, 461-467.
  19. Jha R, Shrestha HG, Sayami G, Pradhan SB. Study of effusion cytology in patients with simultaneous malignancy. Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ- Index Journal) (2006) Vol.4, No. 4, Issue 16, 483-487.
  20. Sanat Chalise, Ramesh Dhakhwa, Sailesh Bahadur Pradhan. Histopathological Study of Skin Lesions in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study. J Nepal Med Assoc 2020;58(223):218-22
  21. Chalise S, Ghimire R, Pradhan SB. Prevalence of subtypes of gastric intestinal metaplasia and its relationship with Helicobacter pylori infection. J Pathol Nep 2020;10:1650-53.
  22. Sanat Chalise, Nishant Acharya, Sailesh B Pradhan. Correlation between Iron Parameters and Platelet Parameters in Iron Deficiency Anemia. JIOM Nepal. Volume 41 Number 3. December 2019, page 35-38.
  23. Nelly Mejia,1, Taiwo Abimbola,1 Jason R. Andrews,2 Krista Vaidya,3 Dipesh Tamrakar,3,4 Sailesh Pradhan,5 Rajani Shakya,3 Denise O. Garrett,6 Kashmira Date,1 and Sarah W. Pallas1. Typhoid and Paratyphoid Cost of Illness in Nepal: Patient and Health Facility Costs From the Surveillance for Enteric Fever in Asia Project II. Clinic