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Dr. Sugandhi Rao


Dr. Sugandhi Rao is working as a Specialist Microbiologist with Aster Medinova Diagnostic Centre, Bur Dubai. She completed her MBBS & MD (Microbiology) from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India. She completed her higher training in Diagnostic Microbiology from Loma Linda University California, USA & University of Illinois at Chicago as an ICMR Senior Scientist.
She has 26 years of total experience and has worked as Consultant & the Head of the Microbiology Department at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal University, apart from having been an active member of Infection Control Team.


  • 1982 – MBBS, Mysore university
  • 1987 – MD (Microbiology), Mangalore University

Professional Experience

26 years of Diagnostic Microbiology, Infection Control, and Training programs in  Microbiology for Kasturba Medical College & Hospital, Manipal.

Special Interests

  • Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Infection Control

Long Profile

Dr. Sugandhi Rao received the 2006 Sir C.V. Raman State Scientific Award from the Government of Karnataka for her exceptional contribution to Research in Medical Sciences Category. She has published more than 65 research articles in international and national journals.

She has undergone special training in Diagnostic Bacteriology, Parasitology, and Mycology in various reputed centers in India and abroad.

Timings / Contact

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8.30AM - 1:00PM


8.30AM - 1:00PM


8.30AM - 1:00PM


8.30AM - 1:00PM


8.30AM - 1:00PM


Off Day


8.30AM - 1:00PM    

Aster Medinova Diagnostic Centre, Burdubai

Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road

Near Al Fahidi Metro Station

Tel: +97145090400

Fax: +97143888650

E-mail: medinova@asterclinics.com

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