Dermatology deals with study, diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. It has three divisions viz. clinical dermatology, aesthetic dermatology and dermatosurgery. It happens to be one of the oldest departments of this institute. It offers not only undergraduate but also postgraduate training and teaching.

The department deals with all types of dermatological emergencies having a high number of patient turnover. Life threatening skin conditions are treated with newer lifesaving biological treatment modalities. Cosmetological and dermatosurgical procedures are also carried out.

Both UG and PG students get an opportunity to work with a variety of diseases. The department has senior faculty members and senior residents who are actively involved in patient care, research, publications and other clinical and academic activities.

Our postgraduate residents undergo rotational training in other departments such as General Medicine, General surgery, Plastic Surgery, Intensive Care unit, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, etc.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching programmes include seminars, journal clubs, case presentations, theory lectures, group discussions, clinico-pathological meet and mortality meets.

The department has a good library with hundreds of specialized books and subscribes to international/national journals of repute.



Qualifications : MD,Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (DVL) PG Diploma in Hospital & Health Management PG Diploma in Medicolegal Sciences

Designation : Professor & Head

Teaching Experience : 13 Years

Publications : 07

Special Interest : Skin in systemic diseases. Leprosy

Awards : Teacher Par Excellence’ award of Armed Forces Dermatolgy Group in National Conference of IADVL 2016


Qualifications : MD-Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 15 Years

Publications : 16

Special Interest : Paediatric Dermatology


Qualifications : MD-Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy

Designation : Professor

Teaching Experience : 11 years

Publications : 54

Special Interest : Dermatopathology, Dermoscopy, Geriatric dermatology

Awards :   International Society of Dermatopathology Travel Grant award 2014

International dermatopathology observership award, IADVL, 2019