Dr Pradeep Subudhi

Clinical Lead and Consultant Microbiologist - Laboratory Medicine

Telephone Number: 01204 390416

Professional Background

Qualifications: MBBS, MD, FRCPath (UK)
MBBS – Berhampur University, India
MD – TN Dr MGR Medical University, India
FRCPath (UK)

Dr Subudhi worked as a Consultant Microbiologist & Clinical Lead at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust from May 2005 to July 2013 and then at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, India from August 2013 to June 2014. He came to work at Bolton NHS FT in August 2014.

Dr Subudhi is a professional member of the:
Royal College of Pathologists, UK
British Infection Association
British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Healthcare Infection Society

Special Interests and Research

Dr Subudhi is the Head of Department for Microbiology as well as Infection Control Doctor for the Trust.

Dr Subudhi has special interests in infections in critical care, surgical infections, antimicrobial stewardship, diabetic foot infections, outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) and infection prevention and control.


1. Srikant Sastry Memorial Award for outstanding performance in First M.B.B.S. Examination

2. Udaya Chandra Memorial Gold Medal for securing highest number of marks in Physiology and Biochemistry in First M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1990.

3. Basu Mallick Prize for securing highest number of marks in Pathology at Second M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1992.

4. Professor Dr Keshaba Chandra Sahu Gold Medal for securing highest number of marks in Final M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1993.

5. Saradha Patnaik Memorial Gold Medal for securing highest number of marks in Surgery at Final M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1993.

6. Dr B Prakash Rao Memorial Gold Medal for securing highest number of marks in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Final M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1993.

7. Dr S N Gantayat Memorial Gold Medal for securing highest number of marks in Eye and ENT at Final M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1993.

8. Adbul Subha Khan Prize for securing highest number of marks in aggregate at Final M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1993.

9. Pfizer Postgraduate Medical Award and Pfizer Medallion in Medicine for being the Best out going student from Berhampur University pursuing postgraduation course.

10. Dr Gopal Chandra Pattnayak Memorial Award for standing First in Final M.B.B.S. Examination, April 1993 at Berhampur University.

11. Association of Medical Microbiologists (AMM) Bursary Award (£2000/-) towards the Part 2
MRCPath research project “Fungal peritonitis in patients on CAPD” (2003)

12. AMGEN Medal and Prize 2004 from Manchester Medical Society (Pathology Section) for
Best research paper presentation (Fungal peritonitis in patients on CAPD), March 2004.

13. BSAC Travel Grant for poster presentation at 14th ECCMID, Prague, May 2004.

14. Executive Team Award for Improving Safety to the Antibiotic Ward Round Team at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Staff Awards 2009 on 16th October 2009.

15. LEADERSHIP TRAINING: I was selected NATIONALLY for the UK Department of Health funded Pathology Leadership Programme in 2010. This aimed at identifying and training EMERGING LEADERS in Pathology.

16. Clinical Excellence Awards - 2 Clinical Excellence points – Level 2 Award from 1st April 2011 – Awarded by the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust as Recognition for the outstanding contribution made for the success of the Organisation

17. Highly Commended Award from the National Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards 2011 in the Patient Centred Care Category - for excellent team work in the care and management of patients with Bronchiectasis using Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)

18. HQIP (Healthcare Quality Improvement Programme) Award – for a Quality improvement project titled “Reducing Peritoneal dialysis associated peritonitis infection rates using a combination of clinical audit and quality improvement methods” at HQIP Clinical Audit Awards, 2013.


1. "Serodiagnosis of Leptospirosis - A Madras Study" in Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 13(4)(1995), 192-195.

2. "MSAT - A Screening Test for Leptospirosis" in Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 15(2)(1997), 84.

3. "Leptospirosis Laboratory, Chennai Medical College - A Three Year Experience in Serodiagnosis (1995-1997)" in Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 17(1)1999.

4. “Campylobacter jejuni bacteremia, peritonitis and exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis in a patient on Chronic ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD): case report and literature review” in Peritoneal Dialysis International :20(6)(2000):794-796

5. "Necrotising Orbital Cellulitis" in Eye. 15 (2) (2001) 173-177.

6. "Fatal Rosemonas gilardii bacteraemia in a patient with refractory blast crisis of chronic myeloid leukemia" in Clinical Microbiology and Infection 7 (10) 2001: 573 - 575.

7. "Recurrent E.coli bacteraemia in a patient with chronic renal failure" in Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 16 (12) 2001: 2429 -2430.

8. “Veillonella dispar causing an extensive spinal epidural abscess with discitis and bacteremia” in The International Journal of Medicine Volume 2, Issue 3 : 282 – 285

9. “Best practice guidelines for management of adverse events associated with amphotericin B lipid complex” – Review article in Expert Opinion in Drug Safety, (2010), 9(1): 139 -147

10. “Aspergillus fumigatus; a potentially lethal ubiquitous fungus in extremely low birth weight neonates” in Pediatric Dermatology, 2010: 27 (4); 403-404

11. “Investigation of a cluster of cutaneous aspergillosis in a neonatal intensive care unit” in Journal of Hospital Infection, 2011: Dec; 79(4):344-348

12. “Real time presence of a microbiologist in a multidisciplinary diabetes foot clinic” in Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice.2012 Apr;96(1):e1-3

13. “Electronic Ward round: Finding time for the inpatient with Clostridium difficile infection” in Journal of Infection. 2013 Jan;66(1): 111-3

14. “Aspergillus sinusitis with cranio-orbital spread in an apparently immunocompromised patient” in Journal of Neurological Surgery Central European Neurosurgery, 2013 Dec; 74 Suppl 1: e237 – 238

15. “Dapsone induced methemoglobinemia in renal transplant recipients: more prevalent than previously thought” in Transplantation Infectious Diseases, 2014 Feb:16(1): 37 – 43

16. “Complications and outcomes of trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole as chemoprophylaxis for pneumocystis pneumonia in renal transplant recipients” in Nephrology (Carlton), 2014 Mar;19(3): 157 -163

Publications in Books

Sole author of the Chapter titled “Principles of Urine Microscopy and microbiological culture” in a book titled “Imaging and Technology in Urology – Principles and Clinical Applications” Edited by Steve Payne, Ian Eardley and Kieran O’Flynn. 1st Edition 2012, London, Springer

Dr Pradeep Subudhi works in the following services:

Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory medicine underpins the diagnosis, monitoring and management of disease. Increasingly its role extends beyond the laboratory in screening and earlier detection of disease.