::Departments : Clinical : DERMATOLOGY
                                               Department of Dermatology
 
 
Short history of the department:

                  Department of dermatology was established in the year 1967.

                  MD  Dermatology PG  course was  started in 2007 with the intake of  one seat, which was increased to two seats from the year 2010. With the advent of  many advanced  equipments like PUVA chamber, NBUVB system, CO2 LASER, Dermabrader, Electro cautery machine, iontophoresis system and  Radio Frequency machine our department was  upgraded  as an advanced cosmetic treatment centre.
                               We are providing  world class medical and surgical treatment for various skin disorders like psoriasis, bullous disorders, benign  and malignant skin disorders like wart, pigmentary disorders like vitiligo, melasma,  hyperhidrosis, acne scars and keloids.

 
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Type of course :                         MD (DVL), Dermatology  Venerelogy and  Leprosy

For Eligibility, Course duration, Affiliated University, Selection procedure, University Examination details etc see COURSES  
 
 Santioned number of seats : 2

 
Periodic academic activities held in the department :

Journal club
Seminars
Symposium
Histopathology
STD classes
Weekly tests



Research and Publicationsnil

Prizes and awards constituted by the departmentnil
 
Prizes and awards won:

Gold Medal inthe State level Leprosy Prize exams  (2011 )- The Damien Foundation India Trust. Dr. Anuj Singh
 
Derma zone south Mysore 2010- quiz programme 2nd place Dr. Lincy and Dr. Balaji
 
Pathoderm- PSG - 2011  - quiz programme 1st prize -Dr. balaji

 
 
Dermatopath, Amala institute of medical sciences - quiz programme- 2nd prize - 2012 -
Dr Jeyanthi

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CMEs , workshops/ conferences  conducted by the department:
 
 
 
 
 
S.No   Date                                           Topic Speaker
1 23.1.2009 MANAGEMENT  OF  COMMON  SKIN  CONDITIONS Dr S.BYRAVARATHINAM
2 23.02.2010 TOP TEN PAEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY CASES” and “ SOAPS THROUGH THE EYES OF A DERMATOLOGIST Dr C.R. Srinivas
3 11.11.2010 UNIVERSAL PRECAUTION
 
-Dr. Thilagavathy 
4  24.03.2011 LAB DIAGNOSIS IN STDs
 
Dr. K.Mahadevan
5 28.10.2011 APPROACH  TO  FEVER WITH RASHES  
 
Dr. P.P. Ramasamy    
6 02.03.2012 A  CLINICAL   APPROACH T O  ALOPECIA
 
 Dr. R.Madhavan  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 















Services offered :
 


No of units in the department :                       1
Op days and timings :                                      Daily  8 AM to 12 Noon
IP unit and admission day :                             Daily
Bed strength of the department :                    26
Average OP:                                                     250/day
Average IP:                                                      20 admissions/ month
Type of surgeries performed :                         Biopsy, Electro Cautery, IPL ,CO2 LASERS
 

 
 
 
 
Special  clinics   conducted  by the Department :

              Psoriasis   clinic:  Tuesday

                  Vitiligo   clinic :    Fridays

                  Leprosy clinic:     Tuesdays, Fridays

                  Wart clinic:          Thursdays

 
 

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