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Dr. Renuka Upadhyaya


Dr. Renuka Upadhyaya is a Specialist Microbiologist at Aster Clinic, Abu Hail.  Dr. Renuka has acquired proficiency in all routine laboratory practices, examination of key microbiological specimens and interpretation of results. She has experience in handling all kinds of automated instruments like Bactec blood culture, Bactec MGIT, Microscan and Vitek 2. She has run the microbiology internal and external quality control programs successfully. She has been responsible for stabling compliance to ISO:15189:2012 and NABL 112 in the microbiology laboratory.Furthermore, she has actively participated in hospital infection control and surveillance programs.

Furthermore, she has actively participated in hospital infection control and surveillance programs. Dr. Renuka also has experience with clinical interactions with referring doctors and advising them on microbiology reports. Throughout her career, she has had special focus has on managing Infections related to specialist high-risk units such as intensive care, neurosurgery, and oncology.


  • 1997 – 2003: MBBS, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India
  • 2006 – 2009: PG Microbiology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India

Professional Experience

  • Nov 2014: Consultant Microbiologist and Infection Control In-Charge, Santosh Hospital – Som Healthcare and Diagnostic Centre, India
  • 2014: Clinical Associate, BLK Superspeciality Hospital, India
  • 2011 – 2014: Microbiologist, Janakpuri Superspeciality Hospital, India
  • Research Associate, Indraprashta Apollo Hospital, India

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi


Dr. Renuka has published various research findings in reputed international journals and presented them in conferences.

  1. Mehndiratta Manmohan,  Mehndiratta Prachi,   Pande Renuka. Poliomyelitis: Historical facts, Epidemiology And Current Challenges in Eradication. The Neurohospitalist journal. Oct 2014. Vol 4,No.4; 223-229.
  2. Pande Renuka, Burman Purabi, Sengupta Sharmila. Ralstonia pickettii bacteremia- J Infect Dis Ther 2:179,
  3. Pande Renuka, Wadhwa Ridhima et al, Nosocomial Infection by Non-Fermenting Gram Negative bacilli in tertiary care hospital: screening and cure.Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, Vol 8, Issue 3,274 – 277.
  4. Pande Renuka, Burman Purabi, Sengupta Sharmila. ‘Saccharomyces cerevisiae fungemia: First case report from India.’ (submitted for  Publication, in the review process. Reference number  for this manuscript is “IJMM_14_357

As of 2017, she has joined the reputed Journal Of Patient Safety And Infection Control as an expert reviewer.

Associations and Awards


  • Member of the Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM)
  • Member of Hospital Infection Society of India (HISI)
  • Member of Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance Society (EARS)


  • Best Post-graduate student Award
  • Doctor of the Year Award: For initiating safe and clean hospital program and a hand hygiene initiative

Timings / Contact

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9:00 am - 1:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm


9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Off day


9:00 am - 1:00 pm    

Dr. Renuka Upadhyaya




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