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  Department of Dermatology


PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT:

Department of Dermatology was established in 1986 with DrRiaz A Sheikh as head of the department with two Medical Officers. Later the department has progressed to become a postgraduate center with FCPS, MD and MCPS training facilities.Currently there are postgraduate well trained doctors working in Dermatology which comprises of:

Faculty of Dermatology

1) Dr Ikram ullah Khan:
    Professor of Dermatology, Head of Department, MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin).

2) Dr Syed Afaaq Ahmed:
    Assistant Professor Dermatology, MBBS, FCPS (PK), D. Derm (Thailand).

3) DrMaqsood Anwar:
   Consultant Dermatologist, MBBS, D.Derm (Thailand), Master of Clinical Topical Medicine (AIDS)

4) DrRiffatYasmeen:
    Senior Registrar, MBBS, FCPS (PK).

FACILITIES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT:

Department of Dermatology is running an Outdoor and Indoor services with 08 beds. Additional patients can be admitted in Children hospital and Private wards.In addition to routine outpatient department, which comprises of 150-200 patients per day and children hospital 50-80 patients per day, we have got following additional units in the department.

Phototherapy Unit:

We have got two PUVA lamps with one total body radiation unit and one partial body.

Dermo-Surgical Unit

We do Incisional and excisional biopsies on regular basis where required. Skin grafting, flap procedures, curettage electro surgery are also done.

Chemical peeling

Chemical peeling that includes Salicylic Acid and glycolic Acid peeling is done in routine for patients with Melasma, Post inflammatory hyper pigmentation and Post Acne scarring. TCA with variable strengths is applied for plain warts, viral warts and some benign pathology.

Dermatopathology unit

A weekly Dermatopathology conference is held in the department supervised by the Professor of Pathology. All the postgraduate trainees actively participate in the conference. All skin slides are thoroughly studied and reported in the light of expertise opinion.


Research Cell.

We have got a regular research cell which keeps on doing studies on different topics and patients Till now several papers have been presented and published by the Department of Dermatology.

Audio Visual Unit.

We are taking pictures/making slides of interesting rare atypical and typical patients and these slides are used for teaching post graduate students.Weeklydematopathology conference is held in the department with this audiovisual unit.

TEACHING PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT:

FCPS Dermatology.

MD Dermatology.

MCPS Dermatology

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

 

FCPS

MD

MCPS

GRADUATED

10

02

06

ENROLLED

09

08

01

FUTURE VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT:

Our vision is to produce quality dermatologists, who are nationally and internationally recognized.

INFRASTRUCTURE:

 

  INPATIENT:

08 beds in Medical Ward III.

Duty room for postgraduate students.

OUTPATIENT:

Three rooms for OPD.

Minor operation theater.

One classroom.

PUVA therapy room.


HUMAN RESOURCES:

Professor Dr. IkramUllah Khan head of the Department.

Assistant Professor Dr. Syed Afaq Ahmed.

Consultant Dermatologist Dr. MaqsoodAnwer.

Senior Registrar Dr. RiffatYasmeen

Medical Officers

Postgraduate Medical Trainees

Helping Staff - 5


EQUIPMENT MAJOR/MINOR:

PUVA therapy units one lying and one standing

Microscope

Laptops

Operation theater light

Cautery machine

Diathermy machine

OT sets (only 10).

 

DEFICIENCIES:

Dermoscope.

Examination lights with magnification lens.

Examination couches and screens in OPD.

Biopsy sets.

Liquid nitrogen for cryotherapy.

Autoclave.

Separate dermatology ward.

Narrow band UVB therapy unit (partial body and whole body).

Intense pulse light unit / Q switched Nd:YAG laser/ Erbium Yag Laser/ CO2 laser.

Iontopheresis machine. 

WORKLOAD:

1.No. of Patients in OPD per month:

On an average 0 to 5500 patients per month.

2.No. of Admissions per month:

On an average 0�to 30 patients per month.

3.No. of procedures (major/minor) per month:

On an average _____ per month.

4.List of procedures performed by the department:

Phototherapy.

Cauterization/diathermy.

Skin biopsies (excisional and incisional).

Skin smears.

Skin grafs and flaps.

Removal of tumors and cysts.

Mite extraction.

Skin scrapings.

Chemical peeling.

TCA application.

Needlingp

Intralesional injections.

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