Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Veterinary Science

Faculty Detail

Dr. Shashi Kant Mahajan

Designation: Associate Professor
Contact Address: Department of Surgery and Radiology College of Veterinary Sciences, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana-141 004
Telephone : +91 161-2414002,
Mobile: +91-9888032745(R)

Academic Credentials

Teaching and Other Appointments

Involved in under-graduate and post-graduate teaching in the field of surgery, anaesthesia and diagnostic imaging. Special interest in the field of radiology, ophthalmology and dentistry.

Other Appointments

Zonal Secretary of Indian Society of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology

Area of Research Interests

Working on development of various diagnostic and therapeutic protocols for ophthalmic affections in Veterinary Practice. Involved in research on ultrasound guided biopsy of abdominal organs in dogs. Conducted research on diagnosis, medicinal and surgical management of abdominal affections in dogs. Involved in clinical research on oral and dental affections in canines. In bovines, involved in application of intramedullary interlocking nailing on long bones. In equines work is being done on perineal lacerations, caesarean section and colic. Various preanaesthetics like Acepromazine, Midazolam and Xylazine are being evaluated for Ketamine-isoflurane anaesthesia in equines.

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No. Name Funding Agency Year of Start
1. Development of diagnostic and therapeutic protocols for ophthalmic affections in Veterinary Practice- Principal Investigator DST 2012
2. Clinical studies on diagnosis and surgical management of colic in equines Pb Govt. 2012
3. Studies on the use of intra-medullary interlocking nailing and other orthopaedic procedures for large animals Pb Govt. 2011
4. Research on diagnostic aids and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal and abdominal disorders in large animals Pb Govt. ongoing


Research Honour’s /Awards

Students Guided

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 2

Students Presently Working

M.V.Sc./M.Sc:: 2

No. of Publications

Research: 45 Extension: 12 Books:  Manuals: 5


Mahajan, S.K., Anand, A., Sangwan, V., Mohindroo, J. and Singh, K. (2012). Successful surgical retrieval of metallic splenic foreign body in a dog. Canadian Veterinary Journal 53:279–282

Gupta,K., Sood, N.K., Uppal, S.K., Mohindroo, J., Mahajan, S.K., Raghunath, M. and Singh, K. (2012). Epidemiological studies on canine mammary tumour and its relevance for breast cancer studies. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy 2: 322-333.

Mahajan, S.K., Sangwan, V., Singh, K., Kumar, A. and Saini, N.S. (2011). Surgical management of preputial and penile affections in cattle bulls. Indian Vet J 88(9):129-131

Mahajan, S.K., Singh, S.S., Mohindroo, J., Saini, N.S., Singh, N. and Sood, N.K. (2011). Accuracy of Ultrasound guided biopsy (USGB) and fine needle aspiration biopsy (US-FNAB) for diagnosis of abdominal affections in dogs. Indian J Vet Res 20 (2):20-23

Mahajan, S.K., Singh, S.S., Mohindroo, J., Saini, N.S., Singh, N. and Sood, N.K. (2010). Ultrasound guided biopsy and fine needle aspiration biopsy of splenic and prostatic affections in dogs. Indian J Ani. Sc.80 (3):203-208

Mahajan, S.K., Singh S.S., Mohindroo J., Saini N.S., Singh, N. and Sood, N.K. (2010).Ultrasound guided biopsy for the diagnosis of canine abdominal masses. Indian J. Vet. Surg.30(2):101-103

Sangwan,V., Mohindroo,J., Singh,K., Ragunath, M. and Mahajan, S.K., (2010). Succesful surgical management of enterocutaneous fistula in a mare. Journal of equine veterinary Science. 30(6): 334-36.

Singh, C., Mahajan, S.K., Mohindroo, J., Sood, N.K., Saini, N.S. and Singh, S.S. (2009). Role of USGB/USG-FNAB for the diagnosis of hepatic affections in dogs. Indian J. Vet. Path. 33(2):130-134

Mahajan, S.K., Singh, S.S., Bains, S.S., Sandhu, H.S. and Singh, N. (2007). Clinical studies on the management of supracondylar fractures (SCF) of femur in canine. Indian J Vet Surg. 28: 120-122.

Saini, N.S., Kumar, A., Mahajan, S.K. and Sood, A.C. (2007). The use of ultrasonography, radiography and surgery in the successful recovery from diaphragmatic hernia in a cow. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 48: 757-59.