Dr. Rastogi Prateek

Dr. Rastogi Prateek

Associate Professor

Kasturba Medical College
Light House HIll Road, 0, India

plus Speciality

FORENSIC MEDICINE

Biography:

Dr. Prateek Rastogi is currently working as Associate Professor in the Dept. of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology & Faculty Member in Medical Education Unit at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore under Manipal University, Manipal and as Honorary Medico legal Consultant for Dist. Govt. Wenlock Hospital, Mangalore. He received his MBBS Degree in year 2002 and MD (Forensic Medicine) from Manipal University in year 2005. He completed Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Law & Ethics (PGDMLE) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, Post Graduate Diploma in Criminology & Forensic Science (PGDCFS) from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu and Diploma in Cyber Law (Dip. Cyber Law) from Asian School of Cyber Laws, Pune, Maharashtra. He is a certificate holder in Analytical Toxicology & Forensic DNA Typing from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kerala. He is also a certified counsellor in Consumer Protection Act & Medical Negligence, and a certified counsellor in Torture Medicine from IMA AKN Sinha Institute (Educational wing of Indian medical Association). Dr. Prateek Rastogi has published 78 articles in various National and International Journals. He has participated in 29 conferences and 66 workshops & CME’s at National and International levels and has presented 24 scientific papers. He has reviewed 8 books till date and has delivered guest lectures during 4 conferences and workshops. He is a reviewer for 17 reputed National & International journals and life member of 9 professional bodies in the medical field. He is a recognized PhD Guide for Manipal University in subject of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. Dr. Prateek Rastogi can be contacted at rastogiprateek@rediffmail.com, prateek.rastogi@manipal.edu . Contact No. +91 9448501376.

Academic positions:

1. Assistant Professor in Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (Manipal University), Karnataka  and as Honorary Medico legal Consultant for District Government Wenlock Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka from 17th August 2005 to 16th August 2009.
2. Associate Professor in Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (Manipal University), Karnataka and as Honorary Medico legal Consultant for District Government Wenlock Hospital, Mangalore, Karnataka since 17th August 2009.
3. Faculty, Medical Education Unit, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore (Manipal University), Karnataka since 1st April 2011.

Research interests:

Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Pathology, Forensic Toxicology, Forensic Identification

Any other information:

Research publications:
1. Mohanty MK, Rastogi P, Kumar GP, Kumar V, Manipady S. Periligature injuries in hanging. Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine, 2003; 10 (4): 255-258. (Indexed)
2. Rastogi P. Fundamental Rights.  Journal of Karnataka Medicolegal Society, 2004; 13 (1): 23-24.  ( Not Indexed)
3. Rastogi P. Mental Health Act, 1987- An Analysis. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2005; 27 (3): 176-179. (Indexed)
4. Mohanty MK, Kumar V, Rastogi P, Arun M. Victim Characteristics of Hanging deaths. Journal of Karnataka Medicolegal Society, 2006; 15 (1): 16-24. (Not Indexed)
5. Rastogi P, KR Nagesh, Pai MR. Sudden Cardiac Death due to Myocardial Infarction in a Young Female – A Case report. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2006; 28(4): 140-141. (Indexed)
6. Rastogi P. Section 84, IPC: An Analysis. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2006; 28 (4): 180-183. (Indexed)
7. Menon A, Rastogi P, Khadilkar U. Sudden Death due to Tuberculosis. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2007; 14(4): 228-230. (Indexed)
8. KR Nagesh, Rastogi P. Amputation due to Fishing Net. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2007; 14(6): 377-381. (Indexed)
9. Rastogi P. Bolam Test. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2007; 29 (1): 7-8. (Indexed)
10. Rastogi P, KR Nagesh. Gagging – Accidental, Suicidal or a Religious Sacrifice ?. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2007; 29 (2): 57-58.(Indexed)
11. Rastogi P. Railway accident – Complete decapitation. Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology: 2007; 7 (1): 35-37. (Not Indexed)
12. Rastogi P, Kanchan T, Menezes RG. Unusual post mortem artifact in a case of hanging. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine, 2007; 9(2): 27-29. (Indexed)
13. Menezes RG, Kanchan T, Lobo SW, Bhat NB, Shetty BSK, Rastogi P. Unintentional redundant retrospective studies. Current Science, 2007; 93(5): 596. (Indexed)
14. Rastogi P. Civil Responsiblities of Mentally Ill. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2007; 29(3): 7-9. (Indexed)
15. Rastogi P, Kanchan T, KR Nagesh. Accidental burial at work place. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine: 2007; 10(1):45-47. (Indexed)
16.Menon A, Rastogi P. Documentation in Medical Practice. Indian Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2007; 5(3): 90-97. (Indexed)
17. Kanchan T, Rastogi P, Mohanty MK. Profile of near drowning victims in a coastal region of Karnataka. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2007; 29(4): 52-54.(Indexed)
18. Rastogi P, Kanchan T. Human organ trade- Is enough being done?. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2007; 29(4): 61.(Indexed)
19. Rastogi P. Abortion – Mother Vs Fetus. Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic medicine & Toxicology, 2007; 7(2): 61. (Not Indexed)
20. Rastogi P, KR Nagesh. Suicidal Pact by hanging. Medicine, Science and the Law, 2008; 48(3): 266-268. (Indexed)
21. Kanchan T, Menezez RG, Rastogi P. Sex determination from fingerprint ridge density: a response to Gungadin (A reaction to his article published in Volume 2, Number 2, July –december 2008).  Internet Journal of Medical Update, 2008; 3(1). (Indexed)
22. Rastogi P, KR Nagesh, Yoganarasimha K. Estimation of stature from hand dimensions of north and south Indians. Legal Medicine: 2008; 10(4): 185-189. (Indexed)
23. Rastogi P. Psychiatry and the Law. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine, 2008; 10(2):40-43. (Indexed)
24. Rastogi P, Kanchan T, Das S, Dayal P. The truth behind lie detector. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2008; 30(3): 161-163. (Indexed)
25. Rastogi P,   Babu YPR. Abdominal transection and egg shelling of skull in a road traffic accident. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2008; 30 (4): 235-236. (Indexed)
26. Rastogi P, Yoganarasimha K. Stature estimation using Palm Length in Indian population. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine, 2008; 11(2): 37 – 40. (Indexed)
27. Rastogi P, Mittal T. Congestive Cardiac Failure – a cause of Sudden death. Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic medicine and Toxicology, 2008;8(2): 35-37.(Indexed)
28. Rastogi P, Kanchan T, Menezes RG, Yoganarasimha K. Middle Finger Length – A Predictor of Stature in Indian Population. Medicine, Science and the Law, 2009; 49(2):123-126 .(Indexed)
29. Bhagavath P, Rastogi P, Menezes RG, Valiathan M, Kumar TSM, Babu YPR, Kanchan T, Monteiro FNP, Nayak CV. Sudden death due to Pulmonary Aspergillosis. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2009; 16 (1): 27-30. (Indexed)
30. Jain A, Rastogi P. Doctor, is your writing legible?. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, 2009; 6(1):42.(Indexed)
31. Rastogi P, Shetty BSK. Fatal Stab Wound with scissors. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2009; 31(1):60-61.(Indexed)
32. Kanchan T, Shetty M, KR Nagesh, Khadilkar U, Shetty BSK, Menon A, Menezes RG, Rastogi P. Acute Haemorrhagic Pancreatitis- A case of Sudden Death. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2009; 16 (2): 101-103.(Indexed)
33. Nagesh KR, Kanchan T, Rastogi P, Arun M. Arcing Injuries in a fatal electrocution. American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2009; 30(2): 183-185.(Indexed)
34. Rastogi P, Palimar V. Dyadic death due to Drowning. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2009; 31(2): 142-143.(Indexed)
35. Kanchan T, Rastogi P. Sex Determination from Hand Dimensions of North and South Indians. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 2009; 54(3): 546-550.(Indexed)
36. Kanchan T, Menon A, Rastogi P, Menezes RG. Suicides in the elderly – a study from Mangalore, South India. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & legal Medicine, 2009; 11(3): 44-47. (Indexed)
37. Rastogi P, Karki RK. Disseminated Malaria – Case report. Indian Internet journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 2009; 7(2): 71-73.(Indexed)
38. Rastogi P. Methods of Stature Estimation: A Review. Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2009; 26(1): 10-13.(Indexed)
39. KR Nagesh, Rastogi P, Pai MR.  Sudden Cardiac death due to Myocarditis - Review with a Case report. Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2009; 26(1): 14-18. (Indexed)
40. Rastogi P. Cardiac Tamponade – Case report. Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic medicine and Toxicology, 2009; 9(1): 27-28. (Indexed)
41. Rastogi P, Karki RK. Complex Suicides – Case Report. International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Legal Medicine, 2009; 12(1): 1-3.(Indexed)
42. Rastogi P, Shetty BSK, Palimar V. Legal support in dealing with dowry menace – a double edged sword!. Journal of South Indian Medico legal Association, 2009; 1(2):58-62. (Non Indexed)
43. Palimar V, Rastogi P, Kumar GP, Bakkannavar SM. Death due to Electric Current. Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic medicine, 2009; 31(3):258-259.(Indexed)
44. Rastogi P, Palimar V.  Death due to Benzodiazepine Overdose – A case report. Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology, 2009; 5(2):23-24. (Indexed)
45. Shetty BSK, Rastogi P, Kanchan T, Palimar V. Postmortem diagnosis of Oesophageal variecal bleeding – A Case of Sudden Death. Journal of Punjab Academy of Forensic medicine & Toxicology, 2009; 9(2): 96-98. (Indexed)
46. Rastogi P, Palimar V. Sudden Death due to Acute Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis . Journal of Indian Academy of Forensic Medicine, 2009; 31(4):377-378. (Indexed)
47. Nayak VC, Rastogi P, Kanchan T, Lobo SW, Yoganarasimha K, Nayak S, Rao NKG, Kumar GP, Shetty BSK, menezes RG. Sex differences from fingerprint ridge density in Indian Population. Journal of Forensic and Legal medicine, 2010; 17: 84-86.(Indexed)
48. Nayak VC, Rastogi P, Kanchan T, Yoganarasimha K, Kumar GP.  Sex differences from fingerprint ridge density in Chinese and Malaysian population. Forensic Science International, 2010; 197: 67-69. (Indexed)
49. Kanchan T, Kumar GP, Menezes RG, Rastogi P, Rao PPJ, Menon A, Shetty BSK, Babu YPR, Monteiro FNP, Bhagavath P, Nayak VC. Sexual dimorphism of index to ring finger ratio in South Indian adolescents. Journal of Forensic & Legal Medicine, 2010; 17: 243-246.(Indexed)
50. Rastogi P. Fatal Chemical Peritonitis due to Sulphuric Acid Ingestion. Journal of Indian Society of Toxicology, 2010; 6(1): 44-46. (Indexed)

Book Review:
1. Legal Medicine Manual. 1st ed. SS Agarwal, L Kumar and K Chavali. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd New Delhi.2008. ISBN 978-81-8448-348-2. This review is published in Anil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2008; 9(1).
2. Textbook of Forensic medicine and Toxicology.2nd ed. Nagesh Kumar G Rao. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd New Delhi. 2010.  ISBN 978-81-8448-706-0. This review is published in Anil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2010; 11(2).
3. Review of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology. 1st ed. Gautam Biswas. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd New Delhi. 2010.  ISBN 978-81-8448-717-6. This review is published in Anil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2011; 12(2).
4. Practical Aspects of Forensic Medicine. 1st ed. R K Gorea, T D Dogra, A D Aggarwal. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd: New Delhi. 2010.  ISBN 978-81-8448-994-1. This review is published in Anil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, 2012; 13(1).
5. Forensic Pathology of Trauma. Michael J Shkrum & David A Ramsay. Humana press: New Jersey. 2007. ISBN 978-1-58829-458-6
6. Science and the Detective. Brian H Kaye. VCH: Weinheim (Germany). 1995. ISBN 3-527-29251-9.
7. Sudden deaths in Custody. Darrell L Ross & Theodore C Chain. Humana press: New Jersey. 2006. ISBN 1-58829-475-7
8. The Psychology of Lust Murder. Catherine E Purcell & Bruce A Arrigo. Elsevier: London. 2006. ISBN 978-0-12-375510-5.

Journal Review:
1. Peer Reviewer for the Journal, Clinical Anatomy published by Wiley Interscience. Clinical Anatomy is the official journal of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists and the British Association of Clinical Anatomists. This journal is indexed in Thomson ISI, Index Medicus, Medline, Pubmed, Scopus, VINITI, Embase, Excerpta Medica and Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Biotechnology and Bioengineering abstracts,CSA Biological Sciences Database.
2. Peer Reviewer for Asia - Pacific Journal of Public Health published from University of Malaya, Malaysia. It is the official journal of the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH). This journal is indexed in Index Medicus, NLM Medicine, PsycINFO and CINAHL.
3. Peer Reviewer for Anil Aggrawal’s Internet Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, published from New Delhi. This Journal is indexed in Embase, Excepta Medica, NCJRS, Scopus, Index Copernicus, NLM, MedWeb Plus and Chemical Abstract Service (CAS).
4. Peer reviewer for the International Medical Case Reports Journal. An international, peer-reviewed, open access, online journal published by Dove Press publishing original case reports from all medical specialties. This Journal is indexed online in Embase, Scopus, OAIster  (The open access initiative), Pub Med central and Research GATE scientific network.
5. Peer reviewer for the International Journal of General Medicine. It is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published by Dove Press that focuses on general and internal medicine, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment protocols. This Journal is indexed in Pubmed central, Embase, OAIster (The open access initiative) and Research GATE scientific network.
6. Peer reviewer for the journal HIV/AIDS – Research and Palliative Care. It is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published by Dove Press focusing on advances in research in HIV, its clinical progression and management options. This Journal is indexed online in OAIster (The open access initiative) and Research GATE scientific network.
7. Peer reviewer for the journal Medicine, Science & the Law published by RSM press. It is the official journal of British Academy of Forensic Sciences. This Journal is indexed in MedLine, PubMed, Current Contents (Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index).
8. Peer reviewer for the Journal of Forensic & legal Medicine published by Elsevier. It is the official journal of Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine and Australian College of Legal Medicine. This Journal is indexed in MedLine, Forensic Science FORS, Scopus, National Criminal Justice Reference Service, PubMed, Embase, Cambridge scientific abstracts, Criminal Justice Abstract.
9. Peer reviewer for the Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. It is an international, peer-reviewed online journal published by dove press. It aims to represent and publish research in healthcare areas delivered by practitioners of different disciplines. Journal is indexed in Embase, OAIster (The open access initiative), Research GATE scientific network and pubmed central.
10. Peer reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine. It is an open access journal published by academic press.
11. Peer reviewer for the International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences. It is an open access journal published by academic press.
12. Peer reviewer for the International Journal of Peace & Developmental Studies. It is an open access journal published by academic press.
13. Peer reviewer for the Journal of South India Medico-legal Association. It is the official publication of South India medico-legal association. This journal is indexed in Index Copernicus.
14. Peer reviewer for the Journal Research and Reports in Forensic Medical Science. An international, peer-reviewed, open access online journal publishing original research, reports, reviews and commentaries on all areas of forensic medical science
15. Peer reviewer for the Journal Medicolegal and Bioethics. It is an international, peer-reviewed online open access journal published by dove press exploring the application of law to medical and drug research and practice and the related ethical and moral considerations. Journal is indexed in OAIster – the open access initiative and ResearchGATE scientific network.
16. Peer reviewer for the Journal Risk Management and Healthcare Policy. It is an international, peer-reviewed online open access journal published by dove press focusing on all aspects of public health, policy, and preventative measures to promote good health and improve morbidity and mortality in the population. Journal is indexed in Embase, Emcare, Scopus, Directory of open access journals (DOAJ), OAIster – the open access initiative, ResearchGATe scientific network and accepted for indexing on PubMed.
17. Scholarly reviewer and lead faculty in Forensic Medicie for Webmed Central

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Excellent opportunity for publication and sharing knowledge.