Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences
Dermatology

Dermatology Department

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Overview

A healthy skin for a smart personality.

Vision:

World class skin and cosmetic care at an affordable price for every individual.

Aim:

1.To train the post graduates in becoming a completely trained dermatologist in all aspects of skin diseases.
2.To deliver highly professionalized service for all patients.

Objectives:           

1.To train the post graduate to master the skills of clinical examination and to apply the knowledge                           
in the diagnosis of skin and systemic diseases.
2. To train post graduates to master the diagnostic skills of dermatology, leprosy and STD  

DERMATOLOGY  DEPARTMENT  MANUAL; NABH

I  Introduction:

The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy in the Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre was established in 2002.  The main aim of the Department has been to provide excellent tertiary skin care for all classes of patients at affordable prices.  It has over a period of time been providing care to people not only in the nearby localities but also to people from far distant regions.

As the institution is located in the Vicinity of IT activity, amidst young and cosmetically conscious people, the latest cosmetic care is also being provided by the department.

The department is attached to the medical college and thus is involved in various academic and research activities.  As a part of this activity, it trains medical students of both undergraduate  and post graduate (MD, DVD) courses

II.  Scope  of  Services

The department provides a wide range of services by highly trained personnel to the patients ranging from diagnostic, therapeutic and cosmetic problems. Some of the services are listed below.

Diagnostic: 
the department has a well equipped laboratory in addition to the central lab in the hospital.  Various special diagnostic investigations like skin biopsies, staining techniques (for fungus, bacterial, viral and leprosy disorders), DGI, patch testing, etc. are being carried out.

Therapeutic:     
Besides providing inpatient care this department also provides other specialized therapeutic services in the form of  CO2 Laser, Phototherapy, Punch graft, Microdermabrasion/ dermabrasions,  Electrocautery, Radiofrequency, Cryotherapy and other minor surgical procedures,

Cosmetic: 
procedures like facial rejuvenation, chemical peeling, Microdermabrasion and chemical cautery are also being carried out.
Health checkups / health packages

1.The department takes an active role in organising camps and taking part in various camps for the screening and detection of various skin disorders especially leprosy, and educating people on various disorders like Vitiligo, Leprosy, STD’s and AIDS.

2.The institution has a variety of health care packages like Master Health Check up, Executive Check up etc.  Our department also caters to those patients who desire a dermatology consultation.