Services

The Department of Dermatology

The department aims to develop and improve strategies in diagnosis and treatment of common as well as rare dermatological conditions. Patient support groups and patient education are organized on regular basis. The core areas include psoriasis, vitiligo, bullous disorders, chronic urticaria, genodermatoses, lasers, dermatosurgery, pediatric dermatology, leprosy, and sexually transmitted diseases.

The patient care services provided by the department are as follows:

Out patient services:

  • General Dermatology outpatient clinic- Monday to Saturday 9AM – 1 PM
  • Pediatric Dermatology clinic- Monday to Saturday 9AM – 1 PM
  • STD clinic- Monday to Saturday 9AM – 1 PM
  • Dermatology staff clinic - Monday to Saturday 9AM – 1 PM
  • Subspecialty clinics: These clinics are meant for follow up of patients seen in general Dermatology outpatient clinic / discharged from ward. Direct registration to these clinics is not permitted
  • Bullous disorder and connective tissue disease clinic- Monday 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Psoriasis and vitiligo clinic- Tuesday 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Laser clinic- Tuesday 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Eczema Clinic- Wednesday 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Chronic Urticaria clinic- Thursday 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Leprosy clinic – Wednesday and Friday 9 AM-1AM
  • Genodermatoses and trichology clinic- Friday 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Laboratory services: A department side lab functions on all days of the week from 9 AM to 4 PM for performing baseline investigations like KOH examination, Tzanck smear, Gram stain, wet mount, oil mount, slit skin smear for outpatients and inpatients and urine and stool routine examination for inpatients.
  • Other services: These services are available on OPD basis with prior appointment from 9 AM to 1 PM on all days.
    • Whole body and targeted phototherapy
    • Electrocautery and radiofrequency ablation
    • Skin biopsy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Other dermatosurgery, cosmetic procedures and laser procedures
    • Dermoscopy and skin ultrasound imaging

Inpatient Services – 24x7

  • Ward 26-19beds
  • Ward 02-20 beds

Emergency Services – 24x7, available on consultation

Outpatient, inpatient and laboratory services provided during past one year are summarized below.

Services provided

2017-18

General OPD

91,505

Pediatric dermatology clinic

   9738

STD clinic

     641

Leprosy clinic

     817

Subspecialty clinics

Bullous disorder and connective tissue disease clinic

Psoriasis and vitiligo clinic

Eczema clinic

Chronic urticaria clinic

Genodermatoses, hair and nail clinic

10,595

   1982

 

   5869

   1116

   1100

     528

IP admissions

     695

Laboratory services

Skin Scrapings for fungus       

Nail Clippings for fungus

Hair Clippings for fungus

Gram Smear

Tzanck Smear

Hair Shaft Examination          

Oil Mount Examination

Wet Mount Examination

Ziehl-Neelsen stain for Lepra bacilli

Ziehl- Neelsen stain for tuberculous bacilli           

ESR                            

Urine analysis

Stool for occult blood        

Stool for parasites                                                      

Dark field examination

 

   4554

     553

     126

   1282

   1131

       31

      77

      98

    753

    116

 

     50

   361

     81

   268

     16

Procedures

Skin biopsies

Intralesional injections                                                               

Electrosurgery 

Cryosurgery

Vitiligo surgery           

Laser procedures

Nail surgeries

Nerve biopsies

 

  3377

    852

    732

    330

      24

    337

      64

      22