Department of Dermatology is running an Outdoor and Indoor services with 10 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.
We have got four PUVA lamps with two total body radiation Units one standing and one lying.
We do Incisional and excisional biopsies on regular basis where required. Skin grafting, flap procedures, curettage electro surgery are also done.
Chemotherapy Unit (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.
A weekly Dermatopathology conference is held in Pathology Lab 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. Difficult or rare cases are further discussed with Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and sometimes sent to Pathology department USA for their opinion.
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 and this cell also keeps a liaison with department of Pathology and medicine.
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.