Department of Forensic Medicine
About the Department –
Department of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology imparts the very important education to the under graduate MBBS students regarding the laws of the land to be followed by the medical professionals while practicing medicine as well as teaches the application of medical and paramedical knowledge to aid in the administration of justice. This Department performs medico-legal work at the regional level providing Medico-legal Expertise and services to four districts comprising Dhule, Nandurbar, Nashik and till very recently to Jalgaon.
Services provided by the Department
* Imparting education of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology to under graduate medical MBBS students.
* Conducting post mortem examinations including in cases of exhumations of Dhule city and adjacent villages.
* Police custody / jail / action death post-mortem examinations as per National Human Rights Commission’s guidelines and other sensitive post mortem examinations of the dead from Dhule, Nandurbar, adjacent areas of Jalgaon and Nashik districts.
* Ante-mortem medico-legal work of sexual assault victim and accused examinations, age estimation, injured subjects examinations and other medico-legal examinations in sensitive cases.
* Providing Medico-legal Expertise by giving opinions in various sensitive matters.
* Providing Medico-legal Expertise in alleged medical negligence enquiry committees, maternal death audit committees and regional human organ donation authority committee, etc.
Dr. Ramesh Kashinath Gadhari (Asso. Prof. and HOD)
MD (Forensic Medicine)
Associate Professor and Head of Department
|01||Dr. Ajit G. Pathak||MD (Forensic Medicine)||Professor (Currently COE at MUHS, Nashik)|
|02||Dr. Sahil Khurana||MD (Forensic Medicine)||Assistant Professor|
|1||Shri Deva Pagare||Clerk|
|2||Shri Vikas Vibhandik||Lab Technician|
|3||Shri Kiran Thakur||Assist Lab Technician|
|4||Shri Bhatu Koli||Lab attendant|
|5||Shri Rajendra Pawar||Sweeper|
|6||Shri Deva Piniyar||Sweeper|
|7||Shri Sandip Goyar||Mortuary attendant|
|8||Shri Sachin Nakwal||Mortuary attendant|
|9||Shri Umesh Pimpale||Mortuary attendant|
Research Publications in indexed journals from the Dept
|SNo||Title of Article||Name of Journal||Year of Publication||Authors|
|01||Profile of various thermal injury deaths across the three genders in North Maharashtra||Medico Legal Update||2018; 18 (2) 71-76.||Dr K M Chaudhari, Dr N A Devraj, et al|
|02||A two years study of deaths due to vehicular accidents in north Maharashtra region||Indian journal of forensic medicine & toxicology||2018; 12 (1); 170-173.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr R K Gadhari, et al|
|03||Retrospective analysis of female unnatural deaths due to thermal injuries||Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology||2018; 12 (4) 29-33.||Dr K M Chaudhari, Dr A G Pathak, et al|
|04||Homicidal deaths using Ketamine: A case series||Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology||2017; 13 (2); 33-36.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr R K Gadhari, et al|
|05||Histopathology Findings of Asphyxia in Lungs of Hanging and Drowning Deaths||Medico Legal Update||2016; 16 (1); 138-142.||Dr K M Chaudhari, Dr A N Keoliya, et al|
|06||Analysis of custodial Death - 4yrs Retrospective study||Medico Legal Update||2016, 16 (1) 24-28.||Dr N A Devraj, Dr K M Chaudhari, et al|
|07||Unnatural deaths in Police lockup/prison of North Maharashtra region – a 15 yrs retrospective study (Original research article)||Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology||2016; 10 (1); 74-79.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr R K Gadhari, et al|
|08||Suicidal deaths in police lockup/prison of North Maharashtra region – a 15 yrs retrospective study (Original research article)||Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology||2015; 08 (1); 05-10.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr R K Gadhari, et al|
|09||Death following consumption of ethyl alcohol in police custody||Journal of Indian society of toxicology||2015; 11 (2).||Dr A G Pathak, Dr K M Chaudhari, et al|
|10||Death due to Fatal accidental electrocution||International Journal of Research in Medicine||2015; 4(1); 121-124.||Dr A G Pathak,Dr N A Devraj, et al|
|11||An unusual case of death in police custody: Suicide by consumption of Potassium cyanide||International Journal of Research in Medicine||2015; 4(1); 117-120.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr R K Gadhari, et al|
|12||Delayed death following attempted suicidal hanging- A case report.||Medico-legal update||2015; 15 (2); 17-19.||Dr R K Gadhari, Dr A G Pathak, et al|
|13||Intestinal Perforation-A rare complication of tubal ligation||International Journal of Integrated Medical Research||2014; 1(2); 62-65.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr R K Gadhari, et al|
|14||Death due to sickle cell crisis- Autopsy diagnosis||International Journal of Integrated Medical Research||2014; 1(2); 66-69.||Dr A G Pathak, Dr K M Chaudhari, et al|
|15||Fatal case of formalin poisoning- a case report||Journal of forensic, Medicine, science and law||2014; 23(2); 1-4.||Dr R K Gadhari, Dr A G Pathak, et al|