Harish Kumar


Dr Harish Kumar completed his MDS (Oral Pathology) from prestigeous SDM college of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka. He began his career as assistant professor of Oral Pathology in the same institute from April 2005. Currently he holds the position of Head of the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneswar. He has published many research papers in national and international peer reviewed journals. He has done many scientific presentations in both national and international conferences. He likes inspiring the students of Dentistry in learning and guiding the post graduate trainees in research activities.

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Educational Qualification
MDS (Oral and maxillofacial Pathology)

Research Interests
Department of Oral and maxillofacial pathology

Administrative Responsibility
Heads the department of Oral and maxillofacial Pathology

Life member of IAOMP
Journals/Conferences :
1. Harish Kumar, R Vandana, Gs Kumar: Immunohistochemical expression of cyclin D1 in ameloblastomas and adenomatoid odontogenic tumors. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2011; 15(3):283-7.

2. Roquaiya Nishat, Shyam Sundar Behura, Sujatha Ramachandra, Harish Kumar, Alokenath Bandyopadhyay: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Induced Head & Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Comprehensive Retrospect. J clin Dent research 2015; 9(6):ZE01-4

3. Chourasia Radheshyam, Bandyopadhyay Alokenath, Harish Kumar, Panda Abikshyeet: Calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor associated with an odontome – a diverse lesion encountered. Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry Dovepress 2015;7:91-95

4. B.S. Goutham, S. Ramachandra, K.S. Dhull, H. Kumar, C. Walia, C.S. Poosarla: Age Estimation in Odisha Population Using Cemental Annulation Count: A Comparison of Field, Phase-contrast, and Polarized Microscopy. J of Int Oral Health 2016;8(12):1065-1068

5. Pathi J, Mishra P, Kumar H, Panda A. Parry–Romberg syndrome affecting one half of the body. J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2016;6:387-90

6. Harish Kumar, ShyamSundar Behura, Sujatha Ramachandra, Roquaiya Nishat, KailashC Dash, Gouse Mohiddin: Oral Health Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices Among Dental and Medical Students in Eastern India – A Comparative Study. . J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2017; 7(1):58-63

7. Roquaiya Nishat, Sujatha Ramachandra, ShyamSundar Behura, Harish Kumar: Digital cytopathology. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2017; 21(1):99

8.Swain S, Kumar H, Ramachandra S, Behura SS. Assorted archetypal tissue analysis: A breakthrough in oncopathology. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2017;6:203-9.

9. Kailash C Dash, Roquaiya Nishat, Harish Kumar, Silpiranjan Mishra, Malvika Raghuvanshi, Atul Bajoria: Comparative Study of Micronuclei Count in Patients with Different Tobacco-related Habits using Exfoliated Buccal Epithelial Cells: A Tool for Assessment of Genotoxicity. The journal of contemporary dental practice 09/2018; 19(9):1076-1081

10. Nishath R, Kumar H. Collagen fibres in oral submucous fibrosis – A polarizing microscopy study using two special stains. Indian J Pathol Microbiology 2019;62:537-543