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Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist treats diseases, in the widest sense,and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

Objectives of our Department
  • To provide both outpatient and inpatient based treatment for all types of skin diseases, leprosy and sexually transmitted diseases to the general population.
  • To create awareness regarding communicable skin diseases and counsel their preventive measures among the patients.
  • To provide the basic knowledge to diagnose and manage the common skin diseases, leprosy and sexually transmitted infections to undergraduate students.
  • To train the undergraduate students to develop a compassionate attitude towards the patients and their attendants.
  • To participate in various national health programmes and contribute in elimination of leprosy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections

  • Head of Department massage
    In the department of dermatology, we provide quality treatment for all types of skin diseases, hair and nail diseases, leprosy and sexually transmitted infections. We admit patient in our inpatients departments for unstable skin conditions, drug reactions, leprosy with complications etc. We also have facilities for minor dermatosurgical procedures, PUVA therapy, skin biopsy, chemical cautery etc. So all the needy patients are requested to visit our department and avail the services.

    Facilities in Department

  • Outpatients
  • Inpatients Department
  • Dermatosurgery
  • PUVA therapy
  • Vitiligo surgery
  • Chemical cautery
  • Skin biopsy

  • Syllabus
  • Structure and functions of skin
  • Basic skin lesions, their distribution and configuration
  • Basic dermatopathology
  • Pyoderma
  • Cutaneous tuberculosis
  • Verruca
  • Chickenpox
  • Herpes simplex and herpes zoster
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Fungal infections
  • Scabies
  • Pediculosis
  • Leprosy
  • Vitiligo
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Seborrheic and other endogenous dermatitis
  • Drug reactions
  • Pemphigus
  • Bullous pemphigoid
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Psoriasis
  • Lichen planus
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Syphilis
  • Chancroid
  • Gonococcal infections
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum
  • Donovanosis
  • Hepes genitalis
  • Syndromic approach to management of STDs
  • HIV – cutaneous features
  • Dermatological emergencies
  • Examination pattern

    Students will appear theory and clinical examinations of dermatology in 8th and 9th semester as well as in Final Professional MBBS examinations. Theory questions will be included in General Medicine papers. One short case of dermatology will be included in clinical examination of General Medicine.

    List of Teaching and non teaching staff





    1. Dr. Dilip Kumar Sa

    Assoc. Professor


    2. Dr. Akhilesh Behra

    Asst. Professor


    Dr. Rakesh Kumar patel

    Senior Resident


    Dr. Sunil Kumar Patel

    Junior Resident


    Dr. Soumya Pradhan

    Junior Resident

  • Observation of World Leprosy Day, World Vitiligo Day, World HIV Day

  • Research Paper

    Dr. Dilip Kumar Sa:

    1. Sa DK, Kumar P. Clinicopathological consistency in diagnosis of skin disorders: a retrospective study of 371 histopathology reports. JPAD 2016;26(2):96-98
    2. Sa DK, Ghosh A, Kumar P et al. A case of localized papular mucinosis showing excellent response to cyclophosphamide. Indian Journal of Dermatology 2014;59(2):202-204.
    1.  Kumar P, Sa DK, Choudhury SN et al. Sexual behaviour in male patients with genital ulcers attending dermatology out-patients department and sexually transmitted infections clinic. ( Accepted for publications in JPAD on May,2016)

    Dr. Akhilesh Behra
    1. Increased Risk of Psoriasis due to combined effect of HLA-Cw6 and LCE3 risk alleles in Indian population. Aditi Chandra, Anirudhya Lahiri, Swapan Senapati, Baidehi Basu, Saurabh Ghosh, Indranil Mukhopadhyay, Akhilesh Behra, Somenath Sarkar, Gobinda Chatterjee, Raghunath Chatterjee.Sci Rep. 2016; 6: 24059. Published online 2016 Apr 6.
    2. “Nevoid Eruptive Keratoacanthoma” - Yet Another Atypical Manifestation of Generalized Keratoacanthoma. Sumit Sen, Ayan Samanta, Banashree Majumdar, Atul Jain, Akhilesh Behra, Pranshu Mishra.Indian J Dermatol. 2016 Jan-Feb; 61(1): 106–107.
    3. Macrodystrophia lipomatosa: Review of clinico-radio-histopathological features. Banashree Majumdar, Atul Jain, Debashis Sen, Sanchaita Bala, Pranshu Mishra, Sumit Sen, Projna Biswyas, Akhilesh Behra.Indian Dermatol Online J. 2016 Jul-Aug; 7(4): 293–296.
    4. Soft tissue giant cell tumour revisited - a case report. Debashis Sen, Atul Jain, Banashree Majumdar, Sumit Sen, Pranshu Mishra, Akhilesh Behra. Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists. 2015;25 (4):332-334.
    Dr Rakesh Kumar Patel
    1. Effectiveness of Autologus Serum therapy in chronic urticaria ; a prospective observational study in tertiary care hospital (First Author) In J Evolution Med Dent Sci. 2016;5(17):00-00, DOI: 10.14260/jemds/2016/2