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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:


The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy 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 activities 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.

 

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,DDVL,FRGUHS

SENIOR RESIDENT

6.

Dr. UMADEVI H R

MBBS,DDVL

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. YASMINBEGUM HIREHAL

 

Dr. SUBODHA KUMAR.RAI

Dr. KAILAS ANTESHWAR MULSANGE

2020

 

Dr. VIDYASHREE N.

 

Dr. CHAITHRA B.M

 

Dr. AISHWARYA R.NAIK

 

Dr. SITHARA ABDUL RASHEED UROTHOYIL

 

 


NON TEACHING STAFF

SL.NO

NAME

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

1.

YOGESHWARA B S

B.SC (pcm)

2ND DIVISION ASSISTANT

2.

Smt. LEELAVATHI

BA

FDA/STORE KEEPER

3.

Smt. PUSHPA. K.P

DGNM

STAFF NURSE

4.

Smt. SHASHIKALA

DMLT

LAB TECHNICIAN

5.

Smt .NIRMALA. N.T

SSLC

GROUP D

SERVICES 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 150-200 patients/day. The department also has inpatient facility with 40 beds. 15-20 procedures are carried out every day 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 – PSORIASIS

TUESDAY – LEPROSY

WEDNESDAY – VESICULOBULLOUS DISEASES

THRUSDAY –VITILIGO / PIGMENTARY DISEASES

FRIDAY – AUTOIMMUNE CONNECTIVE DISEASES

The 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 ROUNDS

FRIDAY

GRAND ROUNDS

SATURDAY( EVERY FOURTH)

SYMPOSIUM



CME CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT

15TH OCTOBER 2017

DERMATOLOGY AND COSMETOLOGY WORKSHOP

18TH FEBRUARY 2017

SKIN-A MIRROR OF INTERNAL DISEASE.

13TH SEPTEMBER 2019

UPDATE ON STD

28th MARCH 2021

TROPICAL DERMATOLOGY


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 world 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 research works to the maximum by providing all materials and facilities to conduct the best researches 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 measles mumps rubella (MMR) vaccine and auto-implantation in the treatment of periungual 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 hyperhidrosis.

 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 tranexamic acid 3% gel and 15% lactic acid peels in treatment of periorbital melanosis”.

 11. Prevalence of oral lesions in pemphigus vulgaris: A retrospective study.

 12. A comparative study between PRP and Fractional CO2 laser in treatment of striae 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.

 18. A comparative study of safety and efficacy of combination therapy of  fractional Co2 laser and topical amorolfine cream versus oral itraconazole in the treatment of onychomycosis.

 19. A comparative study on efficacy of  palmitoyltetrapeptide 20 solution and oral PABA in treatment of premature canities.

 20. Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in patients with alopecia areata: A case control study from a tertiary care center.

 21. A cross sectional study on histopathology and dermascopic patterns in macular amyloidosis.

 22. A comparative study of 2% intralesional minoxidil versus 5% intralesional minoxidil in the treatment of patchy alopecia areata.

 23.Correlation between dermatology life quality index and psoriasis area and severity index (PASI): A cross sectional study in a tertiary care centre in south Karnataka.

 24.To study the efficacy and safety of permethrin spray in the treatment of scabies.

 25. Comparative study of safety and efficacy ofbetamethasone oral mini pulse therapy with topical Clindamycin And Nicotinamide Gel versus oral azithromycin pulse therapy with topical Clindamycin And Nicotinamide Gel for topical corticosteroid induced acne over face.

 26. Comparative study of efficacy and safety of  levocetrizine, bilastine, desloratidine, rupatidine in chronic spontaneous urticaria.

 27. Association of D-Dimer, high sensitivity C-reactive protein, IL-6 and absolute eosinophil count with chronic spontaneous urticaria.

 28. To study association of thyroid profile, Vitamin D with acne and correlate with the site of acne.

 

PUBLICATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

SL.NO

TITLE

 

1.

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

INTERNATIONAL

2.

Sonia Raghukumar, Ravikumar BC. 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 SubbaSwamy, BC Ravikumar, KN Vinay, DP Yashovardhana, ArchitAggarwal. Uncombable hair syndrome with a wolly hair nevus Indian Journal DermatologyVenereology and Leprology.2017/83/1/87-88

NATIONAL

5.

RaghukumarS,RavikumarBC,VinayKN,SureshMR,AggarwalA,Yashovardhana DP Intralesional vitamin Dinjection 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, SuchethaSubbaSwamy ,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, SoniaRaghukumar ,YashovardhanaDP. Comparative study of various modalities in the treatment of keloids International Journal of Dermatology 2018/57/10

INTERNATIONAL

10.

HegdeSG, 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

11.

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

12.

Vinay KN, Afshan G. Prevalence of oral lesions in pemphigus vulgaris: a retrospective study. Int J Res Dermatol 2019;5:528-31.

INTERNATIONAL

13.

Vinay KN, Hedge SG. A clinical profile of leprosy patients in a tertiary hospital,Karnataka: A retrospective study. In JRes Dermatol2019;5:615-7.

INTERNATIONAL

14.

Ittigi V, HegdeSG.  Chromoblastomycosis complicated with co-morbidities, curbed by cryotherapy: a case report. IntJResDermatol2019;5:656-8.

INTERNATIONAL

15. Vinaykn, Afshan G. Prevalence of oral lesions in pemphigus vulgaris: a retrospective study.int J res dermatol 2019;5  INTERNATIONAL
16.

Banavase Channakeshavaiah R, Andanooru ChandrappaNK.Topical metformin in the treatment of melasma: a preliminary clinical trial. Jcosmet dermatol.2019;00:1-4

 INTERNATIONAL
17.

Andanooru Chandrappa NK, Channakeshavaiah Ravikumar B, Rangegowda SM. Iontophoretic delivery of methotrexate in the treatment of palmar psoriasis: A randomised controlled study. Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 2020 May;61(2):140-6.

 INTERNATIONAL
18.  Rangegowda SM, Madhavrao D, Gunjahalli B, et al. Fathom of fondness in females for fairness: Analysis of factors leading to topical corticosteroid abuse on face. Arc Clin Exp Dermatol.2021;3(2):122.  INTERNATIONAL
19.  

Subodha Kumar Rai G, parvathi CN, suresh MR, vinay KN, Vivekananda I. Efficacy and safety of povidine iodine with dimethyl sulfoxide vs 0.05% tretinoin in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum: A randomized case control study. Our Dermatol  Online.2021;12(e);e63.

 INTERNATIONAL
20.  

Vijayan, R., Rangegowda, SM., Vijay, KN., Ravikumar, BC. (2021)A comparative study on the efficacy and safety profile of intralesional MMR vaccine and autoimplantation in the treatment of periungual warts. Jdermatol cosmetic surg, 2(1): 01-08.

 INTERNATIONAL
21.  

Nayana G, Vinay N, Umadevi HR, Suresh MR, Parvathi N. Intralesional Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine versus BCG in the treatment of multiple cutaneous warts: a comparative study. Our Dermatol Online. 2021;12(e):e82.

 INTERNATIONAL
22.  

Parvathi N, Aparna A, Vivekananda I, Suresh R, Umadevi R. Skin lightening products to enhance beauty: A myth or reality. Our Dermatol Online.2021;12(e):e62.1-5.

 INTERNATIONAL
23.

Veena G, Parvathi N, Vinay N, Vivekananda I, Suresh R. The impact of knowledge and attitude of leprosy following a public awareness session in patients visiting dermatology out patient department. Our Dermatol Online. 2021;12(e):e81.

INTERNATIONAL
24.

Subodha Kumar Rai G, Parvathi CN, Suresh MR, Umadevi HR, Vinay KN. The association between lichen planus and hepatitis C virus infection: A case control study. Our Dermatol Online. 2021;12(e):e85.

INTERNATIONAL
25.

Anto A, Afshan G, Vinay KN, Ravikumar BC, Nagesha PK, Rangegowda.(2021) Safety and efficacy of hydrogen peroxide topical solution, 40% (w/w), in patients with seborrheic keratosis: a follow up study. Jdermatol cosmetic Surg, 2(1): 10-17.  (Accepted)

INTERNATIONAL
 

 

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