DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY
The department of Dermatology renders its yeoman service to the people of Thiruvarur region right from the inception of our college. Our dept has 1 Associate professor, 1 Assistant Professor, 1 Senior Resident and 3 Junior Residents and 1 ICTC counsellor.
Our department has daily Dermatology and STD clinic whereas Leprosy clinic is conducted twice a week on Wednesday and Friday. Other special clinics like Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Bullousdermatosis, PigmentaryDermatosis and Occupational contact dermatitis clinic are done on regular basis.
Our department has academic activities like Symposium, Journal Club, Interesting case presentation, Dermatopathology once a week for enlightening our knowledge and professional skill.
Our department is well equipped with sophisticated equipments likeHigh resolution dark ground microscope, Q switched NdYAG laser for pigmentary disorders and tattoo removal, Whole body phototherapy chamber for vitiligo and psoriasis, Iontophoresis for palmo plantar hyperhydrosis, Microdermabrasion for acne scars and skin rejuvenation, Red and blue LED therapy for acne and Multi purpose high frequency radio surgery unit for various dermatological and cosmetic purpose. Cosmetological procedureshelps the patients to regain their self confidence and makes us to serve the society better in both clinical dermatology and cosmetology field.
We are conducting Anti-Leprosy Fortnight programyearly between January 30 to February 14 to train the paramedical staff , create awareness among public and our students. Every third Wednesday we are conducting Hansen Disability prevention week todiagnose early disability and prevent its progression.