The Dermatology department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions. It plays a crucial role in both medical and cosmetic dermatology, addressing a spectrum of dermatological disorders. Dermatologists focus on patient care, offering expertise in dermatopathology, dermatosurgery, and various therapeutic interventions. The department contributes significantly to preventive dermatology, educating patients on skincare and sun protection. Dermatologists also play a vital role in cosmetic procedures, enhancing the appearance and well-being of individuals. With a holistic approach, the Dermatology department is integral in maintaining skin health and addressing dermatological concerns for diverse patient populations.

Pedagogy & Facilities

  • Clinical Rotations:Extensive clinical rotations exposing students to a variety of dermatological cases, fostering hands-on experience in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Dermatopathology Training:Specialized training in dermatopathology, allowing students to understand the microscopic aspects of skin diseases.
  • Interactive Lectures:Engaging lectures covering dermatological principles, diagnostic techniques, and advancements in the field.
  • Dermatology Clinics:Dedicated dermatology clinics for patient care, consultations, and hands-on learning experiences.
  • Dermoscopy Labs:Laboratories with dermoscopy equipment for studying skin lesions and enhancing diagnostic skills.
  • Research Labs:Laboratories supporting dermatological research projects, encouraging students to contribute to advancements in the field.

Key Features:

  • Comprehensive Clinical Training:Rigorous clinical training with a focus on diverse dermatological cases, ensuring students gain proficiency in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Dermatopathology Expertise:Specialized training in dermatopathology, enhancing understanding of the microscopic aspects of skin diseases for accurate diagnosis.
  • Interactive Learning Environment:Engaging lectures, case-based learning, and journal clubs promoting active participation and critical thinking among students.
  • Comprehensive Dermatology Library:Access to a specialized library with dermatology literature, journals, and online resources for research and study.
  • Holistic Dermatological Care:Integrating medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology to provide holistic care for patients.
  • Research Opportunities:Research labs supporting dermatological research projects, encouraging students to contribute to advancements in the field.

Methods of Teaching & Learning:

  • Journal Clubs:Participation in journal clubs to discuss and critique current research articles, staying updated on the latest developments in dermatology.
  • Teledermatology Exposure:Exposure to teledermatology, providing insights into remote consultations, digital health technologies, and virtual patient interactions.
  • Diagnostic Skills Labs:Hands-on training in diagnostic skills labs for medical procedures, physical examinations, and interpretation of diagnostic tests.
  • Research Electives:Opportunities for students to engage in research electives, fostering an understanding of evidence-based dermatological practices and research skills.
  • Clinical Case Discussions:Regular clinical case discussions, allowing students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-life dermatological scenarios and enhance clinical reasoning.
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) Programs:Participation in regular CME programs and workshops to keep faculty and students updated with evolving dermatological practices.