Seema Oommen

Dr. Seema Oommen Microbiologist & Molecular Biologist

Years of Experience : 20

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam



Dr. Seema Oommen was awarded a Gold Medal for her research paper, “Nosocomial Infections in the Intensive Pediatric Care Unit.” The medal was presented to her at the 39th National Conference of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Oommen’s other accolades have been added to her as a natural result of her two-decades-long career. She is a Life Member of the Royal College of Pathologists in London, the Indian Association of Microbiologists, the Academy of Clinical Microbiologists in India, the Hospital Infection Society in India, and the Indian Medical Association. Dr. Seema Oommen has been a dedicated microbiology scholar and author in her profession throughout her career. She was respected as an effective PhD. and MD Guide to MD Microbiology post-graduates and research scholars in the microbiology department as a Professor and Head of the Department (Microbiology) at Pushpa Giri Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, a 1200-bed tertiary medical college hospital. Dr. Oommen has forty-four papers in peer-reviewed journals and created a chapter titled “Emerging Respiratory Pandemics” in the textbook “Clinical Pathways in Emergency Medicine” (Springer Link., 2016). Aside from the preceding, Dr. Seema Oommen has acquired additional training in the following certifications: In Dubai, UAE, she was awarded Medical Laboratories Accreditation, ISO 15189:2012 Awareness, and Internal Audit. JIPMER, India; Manipal Centre for Virus Research Certification in Basics of PCR Techniques; PD Hinduja Hospital Certification in Infectious Disease Certificate Course (IDCC); Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India Certification in Radioimmunoassay (RIA) Techniques and Clinical Applications Dr. Oommen, a fluent communicator in English, Hindi, Marathi, and Malayalam, works as a Specialist Medical Microbiologist at Burjeel Medical City in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and finds time to pursue her keen interests in antimicrobial resistance, tuberculosis, and other infectious diseases at the hospital and research center.

Education & Training

  • MD
  • DNB (Microbiology)
  • DipRCPath (London)
  • (Medical Microbiology)