Doctor's Profile

Dr. R. N. Tandon

MBBS, MD Forensic Medicine

Professor & HOD, Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Reg. Number: DMC-102541


Dr. R. N. Tandon passed his MD from the prestigious institute Banaras Institute of medical
sciences (BHU) under the able guidance of Dr.(Prof) S.M. Dasgupta who was awarded the
Prestigious B.C. Roy award. Post P.G. he joined senior residency at Maulana Azad Medical
College, Delhi and worked for three years under renowned Profesor Dr. Bishnu Kumar. He got selected at Gujarat public service commission and joined as assistant professor at Government Medical College and Maharaj Sajaji Rao Hospital, Baroda and served for 6 years. He was promoted as an Associate professor at Government Medical College and new Civil Hospital, Surat where he worked with Dr. B. V. Subramaniam (Renowned professor and editor of Modi’s book of Medical Jurisprudence) and was Joint Organising Secretary for International conference of Forensic medicine (1996) Surat. He was transferred to Bhavnagar as Associate Professor and helped to set up upcoming new medical college and Forensic Medicine Dept. and Mortuary. He was promoted and transferred as Professor and Head of Forensic Medicine at B.J. Medical College and Civil hospital, Ahmedabad where he served 18 years as Head of the Department and retired in October, 2018.
During his career he attended many conferences, presented papers, chaired sessions and added numerous publications to his credit. Many students completed their PG (M.D.) under his guidance. He was also appointed as MCI inspector to assess various medical colleges in India both for Undergraduate and Postgraduate recognition.

Area of Interest

  • Forensic Toxicology
  • Virtual Autopsy
  • Brain fingerprinting

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
MBBS 1981 MLBMC, Jhansi Bundelkhand University DMC-102541 05-06-2022
MD(FM) 1985 I.M.S.B.H.U B.H.U Varanasi, U.P. DMC-102541 05-06-2022

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Professor & HOD HIMSR, New Delhi 20-08-2022 Till Date
Professor SGT Gurgaon 09-02-2021 18-08-2022 1 Year 6 Months
Professor TMU Moradabad 01-11-2018 31-01-2021 2 Years 3 Months
Professor BJMC Ahmedabad+Transfer to other Govt colleges Gujarat 16-04-2000 31-10-2018 18 Years 6 Months
Professor GMC Bhavnagar 5-4-2000 15-4-2000 10 Days
Assoc. Professor GMC Bhavnagar 28-8-1997 4-4-2000 2 Years 7 Months
Assoc. Professor GMC Surat 05-07-1994 27-08-1997 3 Years 1 Months
Asst. Professor GMC Baroda 04-11-1988 04-07-1994 5 Years 8 Months
Demonstrator/ Tutor MAMC Delhi 02-05-1985 03-05-1988 3 Years
Demonstrator/ Tutor IMS BHU, Varanasi 04-08-1981 31-07-1984 3 Years


  • Prajapati T, Prajapati K, Tandon R N, Merchant S: Study of acute poisoning cases excluding animal bites at Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. 2013;35(2):120-2.
  • Singh J, Kaur J, Tandon R N et al.: A Medico-legal Study of Unnatural Deaths In Newly Married Females. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine. 2014;36(4):355-8.
  • Singh J, Kaur J, Tandon R N et al.: Trends of Poisoning in a Tertiary Care Centre of North West Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine. 2015;37(4):396-9.
  • Modi K, Vora D, Khubchandani H, Shah K, Tandpn R: Profile Study of Negative Autopsy among the Post Mortem Cases Referred from Medical Officers to Forensic Medicine Department, Ahmedabad, India. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine. 2017;7(2):138-43.
  • Nayak M, Dewangan T, Patani K, Tandon R N: Trend and Pattern in Custodial Death- A Retrospective Analysis. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. 2017;20(1-2):1-4.
  • Dewangan T, Padmraj R Y, Shah K A, Tandon R N: Study of Spectrum of Histopathological Changes in the Lung in Autopsy Cases. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. 2017;20(3-4):1-4.
  • Singh K V, Varshney AK, Tandon R N: Human Trafficking: New Challenge to Humanity. International Journal of Medical Research Professionals. 2019;5(1):148-51.

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Life member of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • Surat (international conference of Forensic Medicine (1996)
  • National Conference of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine (2016)

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Forensic Medicon (2019) Hyderabad (Chaired a scientific session)
  • Forensic Medicon (2021) Lucknow (Chaired a scientific session)
  • IMA Medicon (63 rd annual Delhi state conference) (2022) Delhi
  • DMA Heath Quest (2023), Delhi