Dr. Binod Kumar Pati
Dr. Binod Kumar Pati, ex-faculty of PGIMER Chandigarh, passed
MBBS from Sambalpur Medical University, Odisha and completed his
MD in clinical Microbiology from the renowned Maulana Azad Medical
College, New delhi, India in the year of 2010. He has worked in Lok
Nayak hospital and Maulana Azad medical college, New delhi as well as
the prestigious institute of national importance, Sanjay Gandhi
postgraduate institute of medical sciences, Lucknow, India (SGPGIMS).
He was awarded his Post Doctoral Certificate Course (PDCC) degree in
Infectious diseases from SGPGIMS, Lucknow. He has acquired vast experience in Antibiotic
policy, Hospital infection control, Biomedical waste management and Quality control in
diagnostic microbiology laboratory. In addition to all these skills, Dr Pati is actively involved in
teaching medical graduates, dental graduates, nursing students as well as microbiology
residents.He has published many peer reviewed manuscripts in journals of national and
international repute. In addition he has guided MD thesis and was inivited as guest speaker to
different symposiums. He has attended many conferences, CMEs, workshops. His paper has been
awarded as best paper in the national conference of Indian Virological society, VIROCON 2015.
He is also a member of many national and international societies of Microbiology and Infectious
diseases. Overall Dr Pati has a strong educational background and academic carrier in the field of
Microbiology with a humanitarian touch to his patients and care givers.
BACTERIOLOGY OF DEEP NECK SPACE
Deep neck space infections are a commonly encountered problem in ENT practice, more
so in developing countries like India. They show high morbidity and mortality, however
the mortality can be brought down by early diagnosis and timely management.
Deep neck space infections may simply be defined as infections that spread along fascial
planes of the neck and can be divided into superficial and deep neck space infections.
Superficial neck space infections are easy to treat as compared to deep neck space
infections, which are not only difficult to diagnose early but also problematic to treat.
They can have life threatening complications like airway compromise, jugular vein
thrombosis, mediastinitis, pericarditis, emphysema, vascular occlusion and cranial