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Department of Dermatology & STD – JIPMER, Karaikal.


Department of Dermatology & STD had its inception at JIPMER Karaikal on 26.02.2020 following the joining of Dr. Manobalan. K as Assistant professor. Dedicated Out-patient and inpatient services are anticipated to be in collaboration with GH, Karaikal in the early phase and later in our own institute. The department aims to develop and improve the diagnostic as well as management strategies of the common and rare dermatological problems. The core areas include papulosquamous diseases (psoriasis, lichen planus., etc) pigmentary diseases (vitiligo, melasma,etc) bullous disorders (pemphigus, bullous pemphigoid,etc) chronic urticaria, genodermatoses, pediatric dermatology, leprosy, and sexually transmitted diseases. The department has a vision to develop and implement the procedural dermatology services in the routine patient care.  OPD services would be catering most of the dermatological problems (as listed above) benefiting not only the people of Karaikal, but also the people from neighboring districts of Nagapattinam, Cuddalore and Thanjavur. Expertise that requires patient care and a few other aspects would be sort from the respective Departments at JIPMER, Puducherry.



Official email id - manobalank[dot]kkl[at]jipmer[dot]edu[dot]in

Department email id - dermatology[dot]kkl[at]jipmer[dot]edu[dot]in

Last Updated :03-Dec-2020