Teaching Staff

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Department of Dermatology

 

About the department:
The Department of Dermatology  was established in 2006.  Since then the department has steadily progressed, expanded and diversified its activities. The department is full fledged with adequate teaching and non-teaching staff, spacious OPD with good ventilation.  Postgraduate course was started in 2014 with 2 MD seats and at present has got 4 MD seats per year. The department is committed to provide competency based education to students to achieve academic excellence.
Undergraduate students and interns are posted on rotation and are  taught to impart such knowledge and skills that may enable them to diagnose and treat common ailment and to refer rare diseases or complications/unusual manifestations of common diseases, to the specialist.
Postgraduate training is provided so as to  practice efficiently and effectively, backed by  scientific knowledge and skill base and also to exercise empathy and a caring attitude and maintain high ethical standards. Academic activites like seminars, journal club, case presentations, grand rounds, histopathology demonstration,research activities are conducted on regular basis for the postgraduate trainees.Periodic tests and regular lectures are also conducted for the postgraduates. Department has a library with extensive collection of  the latest books and journals  of the speciality.
Good quality medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment facilities are provided to the patients. The Department has minor OT which is well equipped with all modern instruments and Lasers.Leprosy clinic,STD clinic and other speciality clinics are conducted regularly. Department is always diligent to create public awareness and mitigate social stigma by observing World Vitiligo day, Leprosy day,Psoriasis day and world AIDS day every year.Research activities are actively undertaken by the department to contribute to the scientific knowledge in the speciality.

 
FACULTY:TEACHING STAFF:

SL.NO

 NAME

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

1.

Dr.PARVATHI.C.N.

MBBS,MD(DVL).

PROFESSOR AND HOD.

2.

Dr.RAVIKUMAR.B.C.

MBBS, MD (DVL)

PROFESSOR

3.

Dr.SURESH. M.R.

MBBS, MD (DVL)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

4.

Dr.VINAY.K.N

MBBS,MD(DVL)

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

5.

Dr.VIVEKANANDA.ITTIGI.

MBBS, D.D.V.L

SENIOR RESIDENT

6.

Dr.UMADEVI

MBBS,D.D.V.L

 SENIOR RESIDENT


POST GRADUATE STUDENTS:

2014

2015

2016

Dr.ARCHIT AGGARWAL

Dr.SONIA RAGHUKUMAR

Dr.NAVEEN KUMAR .A.C

Dr.YASHOVARDHANA .D.P

Dr.REKHA VIJAYAN

Dr.DEEPAK


2017

2018

2019

Dr. SOUMYA .G.HEGDE

Dr.APARNA ANTO

Dr.ADITYA.RAWAT.

Dr.GOUHARE AFSHAN

Dr.NAYANA.N.G

Dr.PRAJNA SHETTY

 

Dr.VEENA S. GANIGER

Dr.YASMEEN BEGUM HIREHAL

 

Dr.SUBODHA KUMAR.RAI

Dr.KAILAS ANTESHWAR MULSANGE



SL.NO

NAME

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

1.

Smt.LEELAVATHI.K

BA

FDA/STORE KEEPER

2.

Smt.PUSHPA. K.P

DGNM

STAFF NURSE

3.

SAVITHA.T.C

DMLT,

LAB TECHNICIAN

4.

NIRMALA.N.T

SSLC

GROUP D


NON TEACHING STAFFSERVICES PROVIDED:The department of Dermatology ,Venereology and Leprosy of HIMS,HASSAN  strives its best to provide excellent medical facilities to the patients and improve the quality of life.Our outpatient service is available in the department from 9:00am to 4 :00pm daily on all working days which caters to 150-200patients/day.The department also has inpatient facility  with 40beds.15-20 procedured are carried out everyday in minor OT.All basic and latest investigations are done in the institution. Regular camps are conducted to serve the community. The department works on a common motto to improvise the quality of life of the patient and works to provide counselling and try to solve the social concerns of the disease on respective speciality clinic days.MONDAY – PSORIASISTUESDAY – LEPROSYWEDNESDAY – VESICULLOBULLOUS DISEASESTHRUSDAY –VITILIGO / PIGMENTARY DISEASESFRIDAY –  AUTOIMMUNE CONNECTIVE DISEASESThe department has a well equipped minor OT with all the basic and advanced facilities and a well equipped cosmetic unit to provide services like::

1.

PHOTOTHERAPY: PUVA/NBUVB

2.

CRYOTHERAPY

3.

RADIOFREQUENCY

4.

ELECTROCAUTERY

5.

IONTOPHORESIS

6.

CHEMICAL PEELS

7.

PHENOLIZATION

8.

TCA CROSS

9.

AUTOIMPLANTATION

10.

PUNCH BIOPSY.

11.

EXCISIONAL /INCISIONAL BIOPSY

EXCISION OF BENIGN TUMORS

12.

SHAVE EXCISION

13.

LIPOMA EXCISION

14.

SEBACEOUS CYSTS EXCISION

15.

NHET

16.

NAIL BIOPSY

17.

GENITAL BIOPSY

18.

CURRETTAGE

19.

COMEDONE EXTRACTION

20.

SUBSICION.

21.

 INTRALESIONAL STEROIDS

22.

KELOID TREATMENT

23.

MOLE EXCISION

24.

EAR LOBE REPAIR

25.

PARTIAL /COMPLETE NAIL AVULSION

26.

MINI PUNCH GRAFTING

27.

SUCTION BLISTER GRAFTING

28.

SPLIT THICKNESS GRAFTING

29.

ACNE SCAR REVISION

30.

LASER FACIAL REJUVINATION

31.

LASER TATTOO REMOVAL

32.

PIGMENT REMOVAL LASER

33.

MICRODERMAABRASION

34.

DERMAROLLER

35.

WOODS LAMP

36.

DERMOSCOPY

37.

PLATELET RICH PLASMA THERAPY

38.

AUTOLOGOUS SERUM TEST

39.

PATCH TESTING

40.

PODOWART APPLICATION


ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES TILL DATE:Training of undergraduate students is undertaken as a regular curriculum during clinical postings and during theory classes.Curriculum for training the post graduates:

DAYS

 SCHEDULE

MONDAY

SEMINAR

TUESDAY

CASE PRESENTATION

WEDNESDAY

JOURNAL CLUB

THRUSDAY

HISTOPATHOLOGY ROINDS

FRIDAY

GRAND ROUNDS

SATURDAY( EVERY FOURTH)

SYMPOSIUM



CME CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT

 15TH OCTOBER 2017

DERMATOLOGY AND COSMETOLOGY WPRKSHOP

18TH FEBRUARY 2017

SKIN-A MIRROR OF INTERNAL DISEASE.


PUBLIC AWARENESS ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
1.Public awareness regarding vitiligo and psoriasis is conducted every year on world vitiligo and world psoriasis day by distributing information sheets, by interacting with the patients affected with the disease and helping  them solve the social stigma associated with the disease.
2.A special emphasis is given regarding creating awareness on leprosy among the patients and the general population every year on wolrd leprosy day by organising an open discussion groups consisting of doctors ,patients and public.RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT.Department of Dermatology,Venereology and Leprosy encourages the reaserch works to the maximum by providing all materials and facilities to conduct the best reaserches in the institute.ONGOING AND COMPLETED  REASERCH WORKS   IN  THE  DEPARTMENT:1.     A comparative study between platelet rich plasma (PRP) and microneedling with dermaroller in the treatment of post pregnancystretch marks.2.      A comparative study between efficacy and safety profile of intralesional mumps measles rubella ( MMR) vaccine and autoimplantation in the treatment of periungal warts.3.     Iontophoretic delivery of methotrexate in the treatment of palmar psoriasis –A randomized controlled study.4.     Topical metformin in the treatment of melasma – A preliminary clinical trial.5.     Analysis of various factors leading to topical corticosteroid abuse on face,a cross sectional questionnaire based study.6.     Comparative study of fractional co2 laser with salicylic –mandelic acid peel versus dermaroller with salicylic mandelic acid peel for treatment of post acne atrophic scars.7.     A comparative study of normal saline iontophoresis ,oral oxybutynin and both in the treatment of primary palmoplantar hyperhydrosis.8.     Prevalence and pattern of psychiatric morbidity among geriatric morbidity among geriatric patients attending dermatology opd in a tertiary care centre.9.     A clinical profile of leprosy patients in a tertiary hospital , Karnataka: A retrospective study.10.                        comparative  study  between  efficacy  and  safety  profile of topical metformin lotion, topical tranexemic acid 3% gel and  15% lactic acid peels in treatment  of periorbital melanosis”11.                        Prevalence of oral lesions in pemphigus vulgaris: Aretrospective study.12.                        A comparative study between PRP and Fractional CO2 laser in treatment of straie distensiae.13.                        Knowledge ,attitude and practices of general public towards vitiligo: study from karnataka.14.                        Comparative study of safety and efficacy of various modalities in the treatment of idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis.15.                        Carbon dioxide laser versus cryotherapy in the treatment of plantar warts: A comparative study.16.                        Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in lichen planus – A cross sectional study.17.                        An attempt  to  explore  alternative  options  for  bindi  and  kumkum in patients allergic to bindi and kumkum.PUBLICATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

SL.NO

TITLE

1.

Ravikumar BC , Suchetha swamy, Vinay KN ; Acrodermatitis Continua of Hallopeau with  Unusual Features. Journal of Clinical Dermatology and Therapy 2015;2: 01

INTERNATIONAL

2.

Sonia Raghukumar, Ravikumar B C.Fixed drug eruption to cetirizine – role of patch testing. Indian journal of clinical and experimental dermatology. 2016/2/ 122-124

NATIONAL

3.

Raghukumar S, Ravikumar BC. Lichen striatus with coexistent onychodystrophy-a rare entity. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2016 Oct;2(4):169-70.

NATIONAL

4.

Suchetha Subba Swamy, BC Ravikumar, KN Vinay, DP Yashovardhana, Archit Aggarwal.Uncombable hair syndrome with a wolly hair nevus Indian Journal  DermatologyVenereology and Leprology.2017/83/1/87-88

NATIONAL

5.

Raghukumar S,Ravikumar BC,Vinay KN,Suresh MR,Aggarwal A,Yashovardhana DP Intralesional vitamin D3 injection in the treatment of recalcitrant warts: A novel proposition Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery 2017/21/320-324

INTERNATIONAL

6.

Raghukumar S, Ravikumar BC . Potassium hydroxide mount with cellophane adhesive tape - a method for direct diagnosis of dermatophyte skin infections.Clinical And Experimental Dermatology (In Press, CED-2017-0275.R2)

INTERNATIONAL

7.

Raghukumar S, Ravikumar BC. Immunosuppressed cutaneous District: The finale of the fascinating farrago of confounding responses?. Clinical Dermatology Review. 2017 Jul 1;1(2):78

INTERNATIONAL

8.

Yashovardhana DP,Ravikumar BC,Suchetha Subba Swamy ,Sonia  Raghukumar , Aggrarwal A Knowledge ,attitude and practices about sunscreen,photoprotection and sunscreen usage among college students in Karnataka : A cross -sectional study Journal of pakistan association of dermatology.2018/28/1

INTERNATIONAL

9.

Aggarwal A,Ravikumar BC, Vinay KN,Sonia  Raghukumar ,Yashovardhana DP.Comparative study of various modalities in the treatment of keloids International Journal of Dermatology 2018/57/10

INTERNATIONAL

10.

Aggarwal A,Ravikumar BC, Vinay KN,Sonia  Raghukumar ,Yashovardhana DP.Comparative study of various modalities in the treatment of keloids International Journal of Dermatology 2018/57/10.

INTERNATIONAL

11.

Hegde SG,Ravikumar BC.Letter to the editor regarding “Ertapenem – a potent treatment for clinical and quality of life improvement in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa “.International journal of dermatology.2019 Apr ;58(4):E87-8

INTERNATIONAL

12.

Raghukumar S, Ravikumar BC, Vinay KN, Suresh MR Bipolar Herpes simplex infection in an HIV infected individual. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Disease. (In Press)

NATIONAL

 

 

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