Skin VD

    Teacher Qualification Designation

    Dr. Vishalakshi Viswanath

    Professor

    MD, DNB, DDV

    Dr. Pradyna Joshi (Londhe)

    Assistant Professor

    MD,DVL

    Dr. R. Torsekar

    Associate professor MD

    Dr. Jyoti Yadav

    Senior Resident

     

    Dr. S. Chandak

    Senior Resident  

    Dr. Vaibhav Kalambe

    Senior Resident  

    Dr. Varsha Zodage

    Junior Resident

    MBBS

    Dr. Waheena Usmani

    Junior Resident MBBS

    Dr. Apurva Chitte

    Junior Resident MBBS

    Dr. Dhananjay Sanap

    Junior Resident MBBS

    Dr. Nilima Gaur

    Junior Resident MBBS

    Dr. Shameela Hasan

    Junior Resident MBBS

     

    1. INTRODUCTION

    The Department of Dermatology provides outpatient and inpatient services for the full spectrum of dermatology diseases with a wide variety of amenities. This department caters to around 300-400 patients on a daily OPD basis. We also have a dedicated day for conducting all dermatological procedures.

    The spectrum of dermatological diseases is broad, various groups of diseases demand specialized attention. Hence, the department runs the special clinics during OPD hours catering to the needs of these diverse group of patients, viz vitiligo, hair, psoriasis, acne etc. Research activities are being conducted regularly contributing to scientific updates and department faculty is acknowledged at national and international level

     

    1. OBJECTIVES:

    • To provide quality outpatient/ inpatient dermatological health care service 

    • Implementation of national health programs

    • To provide newer advances in the field of dermatology are constantly being used for patient care

    • To provide effective counseling for chronic diseases thereby helping in patient education and awareness

    • To provide best education in the field of Dermatology for Undergraduates and Postgraduates 

    • To provide training, research opportunities in the field of dermatology 

     

    Due to advanced services (Diagnostics and procedures) being provided, the department is recognized as a renowned tertiary referral centre catering to patients not only from Thane District but also from other nearby districts and states

     

     

     

    OPD

    ROUND and OPD

    Special clinics

    PROCEDURE

    DAY CARE THERAPY

    RECORD MAINTAINANCE

    ACADEMICS

     

     

     

     

     

    MMR/DPCP/Others**

    PHOTOTHERAPY

    DERMOSCOPY

    SCRAPING & STAINS

    PHOTOGRAPHY

     

     

     

    MON

    DAY

    YES

    Hansen’s

    _

     

    _

    HISTOPATHOLOGY

    TUES

    DAY

    YES

    Vitiligo /Psoriasis

    _

    JOURNAL READING

    WEDNESDAY

    YES

    VBD/CTD

    _

    GROUP DISCUSSION

    THURSDAY

    Procedure day

    _

    _

     

    -

    LECTURE BY SENIORS

    FRI

    DAY

    YES

    Hair/ Hansen’s/ STD clinic

    _

     

    _

    -

    CASE PRESENTATION

    SATURDAY

    YES

    _

    -

    SEMINARS

     

    ** On MMR and DPCP days other procedure done are TCA, PHENOL, PODOPHYLLINS, INTRALESIONAL STEROIDS, KOH, COPPER SULPHATE applications.

    • Procedure load on Thursday - 40-60

    • Day care therapy for autoimmune diseases -15 to 18 per month

    • Dermoscopy - 70 to 80 per month

    • Phototherapy – 30 to 40 per week. Each patient undergoes 3 sittings per week.

    • Scraping and stains – 30 to 40 per week

    • Teaching round with viva 4 per week

    4.DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENTS AND MACHINES AND ITS DAILY USES FOR PATIENTs

    The department has state of art equipments like lasers, phototherapy chambers for treatment and the uses are enlisted below.

                                   

    EQUIPMENTS

    USES

    Biopsy punches

    To take skin biopsy,mole excision

    Hyfrecator/electro-surgical instrument

    To remove skin tags,verrucua vulgaris,Dermatosis papulosa nigra

    Patch testing kits

    To diagnose Allergic contact dermatitis

    Liquid nitrogen cyrotherapy

    Destructive modality for periungual warts,keloids,pyogenic granuloma

    Chemical Peels

    Adjuvant therapy for hyperpigmentory disorders and facial rejuvenation

    PUVA Chamber (total body)

    Scleroderma, Vitiligo, Psoriasis,Pityrasis rubra pilaris,Pityriasis lichenoides et variolaformis

    NBUV Chamber

    Vitiligo,Psoriasis,Pityrasis rubra pilaris,Pityriasis lichenoides et variolaformis

    Laser for hair reduction

    Hair reduction

    Laser for scar revision

    Acne scars,post traumatic scars

    Laser for pigment removal

    Tattoo removal, Nevi, Birth mark,hyperpigmentation

    Excimer Lamp

    Vitiligo,psoriasis,alopecia areata,localized morphea

    Intense pulse light

    Keloids,Acne,Acne keloidalis nuche

    Wood’s lamp / Dermatoscope

    Non-invasive tool useful in diseases with dilemma in diagnosis

    Platlet Rich Plasma

    Androgenetic alopecia,Acne scars,non healing wounds

    Surgical Instruments

    Used in vilitilgo Surgery,Nail surgery,mole excision and many dermatological procedures

     


    शेवटचा बदल : 27-07-2018