Department Name

DERMATOLOGY

 

Brief Overview

     Establishment    :   1999

     Growth

  • 2006 - Department acquired PUVA chamber

  • 2007- Obtained MCI approval, to offer Post- graduate degree in   

  •         Dermatology

  •  2011 & 2017-EarnedMCI approval to offer 2 and 3 seats of Post-  

  •         graduate degree in Dermatology

  • 2012-IPL

  • 2015- UVB panel 

  • 2017-Establishment of CO2 fractional laser and Nd Yag laser SERVICES OFFERED

Patient care

         OP and IP facilities.

  • UVA and UVB therapy.

  • Electocauterisation, fulguration & coagulation of lesions by using RadioFrequency instrument.

  •  Iontophoresis for hyperhidrosis.

  • Microdermabrasion.

  • Laser for tattoo removal, skin resurfacing, pigment removal

  • IPL for hair removal

  • Dermabrasion, subscision, intralesional  drug administration.

  • Chemical peels.

  • KOH Smear

  • Slit skin smear and tissue smear

  • Staining: Gram stain, ZN stain, Tzanck smear, Giemsa stain

  • Skin biopsy for HPE.

  • Counseling & treatment of STD's and Leprosy.

 

PGs, If any

No.of Intake: 3 per year

No.of Admitted:3 per year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patient care services

 

          OPD days & Time :  Daily -  8.00am To 4.00Pm

       IP Bed Strength    :  30

          Special Clinic:

SPECIAL CLINIC - 2.00 PM TO 4.00PM

     

DAY

CLINIC

CLINIC  IN-CHARGE

MONDAY

PIGMENTARY CLINIC

Dr. OUDEACOUMAR

TUESDAY

1.  VITILIGO CLINIC
2.  HANSEN'S CLINIC

DR. GOVARDHAN

WEDNESDAY

VESICULOBULLOUS CLINIC

DR. DAMAYANDHI

THURSDAY

AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE CLINIC

DR. PREETHI

FRIDAY

PSORIASIS CLINIC

Dr. OUDEACOUMAR

SATURDAY

CONTACT DERMATITIS

DR. GOVARDHAN

 

           Special Services: Laser for tattoo removal, skin resurfacing, pigment removal , IPL for hair removal

 

 

          Special Equipment Available : CO2 laser , ND-YAG laser , IPL Radio frequency

Academic Programs Offered

Course Taught

Student Strength

MBBS

100

MD-DVL

3 per year

 

Innovations in TLE

  • Case presentations.

  • Seminars & Journal clubs

  • Group discussion

  • Bedside discussion

  • Direct observation of procedural skills.

  • Poster competitions

 

Research Profile

  • No of Publications : 13

  • Books published: Nil

  • Research projects completed:31

  • UG- ICMR STS/ non STS: NiL

    Funded: 2

 

Ongoing research activity

DR.P.OUDEACOUMAR

  • Clinicomycological study and antifungal sensitivity of dermatophytes in a tertiary care hospital.

  Dr.Govardhan J

  • Mini clinical evaluation exercise for enhancing the clinical skills of Postgraduate residents.

POST GRADUATES

Dr. SUGANYA S

 Prevelance of metabolic syndrome in patients with psoriasis attending a tertiary care centre.

Dr. Nithya

  • Role of dermaroller in atrophic facial scar

Dr. Sahana

  • Magnitude of cardiovascular risk factors among Lichen planus attending a tertiary care centre.

Dr. Jhanaranjane

  • Efficacy tolerability and side effects between 35% TCA and 50% GA peel in Acanthosis Nigricans.

Dr.Priyatharshini

  1. Comaparison tolerabilty and efficacy of 20% TCA and 30% GA peel for patients with Melasma.

 

 

Best Practice

  •  Follow biomedical waste management.

  • Promoting effective & economical treatment to the population.

  • Providing information, education & counselling to the patients.

  • Treatment and rehabilitation of STD & leprosy affected people.

  • Regular update of the current advances in the field by attending seminars, conferences and CME's

 

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