Medical Anatomist

Minimum MD (Anatomy)

Minimum 18 monthsinternship required

The tasks an Anatomist, Medical is expected to perform include:

Studying structure of human body and its parts to ascertain their position, function and relation to each other

Providing basic knowledge in diagnosis and treatment of human disease

Examining organs of body and its minute structures, tissues, cell, etc. using microscope

Preparing slides of different tissues for histological study

Studying growth and development of human and other mammalian embryo by utilizing X-ray, bio- and cyto-chemical methods

Publishing the research findings in medical journals, papers, etc.

Specializing in any branch of anatomical study such as neuro-anatomy, embryology, anthropology, surgical anatomy, etc.

Undertaking research on problems in field of biological sciences

Knowledge of all the laboratory equipment

Skilled in dissecting organs, tissues and cells

Knowledge of performing tests on humans, animals and plants

Basic knowledge of diagnosis and treatment procedures

Not applicable





Good communication skills

It is a desk job

Need to handle a team of nurses and other medical staff

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours

Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours every day. This may vary from hospital to hospital

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc., if not taken care of

For freshers -INR20,000 toINR50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Healthcare Sector in India

Healthcare has become one of India's largest sectors - both interms of revenue and employment. The industry comprises of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment. The Indian healthcare industry is projected to continue its rapid expansion, with an estimated market value of US$ 280 billion by 2020, on the back of increased population growth in India's low income communities. The outlook for the Indian healthcare industry looks positive owing to high growth rate in almost all its segments, whether its primary healthcare, secondary and tertiary healthcare, medical equipment, diagnostics, health insurance or medical tourism. Per capita income is expected to increase at a CAGR of 5.7 per cent over 2012-18. Rising incomes mean a steady growth in the ability to access healthcare and related services

The career of an Anatomist, Medical has great future prospects in India because the facts and figures given above assure a steady growth of this sector

Biomedical companies

Laboratory operators

Clinics and hospitals

Health sciences agencies

University and hospital research labs

Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies

Cities and towns across India