DERMATOLOGY


Facilities available at Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC:

The department maintains a well-equipped minor OT, where minor investigative and therapeutic procedures like dermabrasion, punch grafting for vitiligo, chemical peeling for melasma, comedone extraction etc are carried out routinely. In all, daily attendance in the O.P.D. is about 130 to 160 patients. Leprosy clinic, Pigmentary clinic, Vesiculo bullous Disorder Clinic, Psoriasis Clinic, Autoimmune disease clinic, Vitiligo Clinic and STD clinic are held regularly. The department also runs the integrated counselling and testing centre (ICTC), where in the patients are counseled (pretest and post-test counseling) regarding HIV. The department has Multipulse Fractional Co2 Laser, which is used for facial rejuvenation, acne scar revision etc., Q switched Nd Yag Laser for tattoo removal, Long Pulsed Nd Yag Laser and IPL for hair removal and treatment of vascular lesions. Other equipments like Trichoscope and Dermascope for evaluating the patient for hair loss and diagnosing skin disorder. The Ellman Surgitron Radiofrequency ablator available in the department is used for removal of DPN’s, Skin tags, viral warts etc.

Facilities available at the Department:

We have a well-equipped Seminar room with a seating capacity for 40 students with latest audio-visual equipments and facility for the use of internet. A departmental library consisting of latest editions of the text books are available for reference.

A) Surgical / Therapeutic Procedures:
• Dermabrasion
• Cautery – chemical, electrical, radiofrequency
• Punch grafting for vitiligo
• Tattoo removal
• Scar revision
• Sebaceous cyst removal
• Iontophoresisfor hyperhidrosis
• Comedone extraction
• Chemical peeling
• Molluscum and Milia extraction
• PUVA therapy,
• Narrow Band UVB for vitiligo, psoriasis etc.
• Mesotherapy (PRP)

B) Diagnostic Procedures:
• Skin biopsy for diagnostic purposes
• Slit skin smear examination for Lepra bacilli
• KOH examination for fungal filaments
• Wood’s lamp examination
• Tzanck smear, etc.

C) Medical / Therapeutic Procedure:
• Dexamethasone Cyclophosphamide Pulse therapy for pemphigus group of patients
• Biologicals for pemphigus / psoriasis

D) Laser Procedures
• Laser hair reduction – upper lips, facial hair, body hair
• Laser for tattoo removal
• Laser for acne & acne scars
• Laser for pigmentation
• Laser for birth marks, moles etc.
• Laser nail surgery
• Laser for burn scars, post-trauma scars

Additional Procedures Done by the Department
• Radiofrequency surgery for skin tags, moles, warts etc.
• Cryotherapy for viral infection etc.
• Iontophoresis for palmo-plantar hyperhydrosis

For White Patches
• Narrow Band UVB phototherapy
• PUVA
• Skin grafting surgery

For Hair Loss
• Mesotherapy
• PRP
• Dermaroller


Our Consultants:


DR. B.S. MANJUNATHSWAMY
PROF. & HEAD


DR. A.M. PANDIT
PROFESSOR


DR. BHAVANA DOSHI
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


DR. SHIVAKUMAR PATIL
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


DR. VIJAYA SAJJAN
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


DR. FARHANA TAJ
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR


DR. SNEHAL LUNGE
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR


DR. AMRUTA MOHITE
SENIOR RESIDENT

Location : 1st floor No : 23

Started on : 10th June 1996 in KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC

Working days : All Working Days

Working timings : 09-00 a.m to 01-00 p.m / 3-00 p.m – 05-00 p.m

The department deals diseases of skin, hair, nails, sexually transmitted infections and cases of leprosy.

There are 30 beds for admitting patients with dermatological emergencies, serious skin diseases, infectious diseases of the skin and patients with complication of leprosy.

Sl No.

Procedures

Indications

1

Electrocautery (using ELLMAN Radiofrequency)

Warets, Frecakles, Lentigeus, Benigh skin tumours, Skin, tags, DNP.

2

Intralesional Steroids

Keloides, Lichen planus, Alopecia areata, Psoriasis, LSC, Vitiligo, etc.

3

Cryosurgery

Warts, Benign skin tumours etc.

4

PUVA Therapy ( Psorane+UVA light therapy )

For Vitiligo, Psoridsis etc.

5

Vitiligo Surgeries

Dermabrasion, Suction Blister Grafting, Punch Grafting, Spot Chemical wounding, Tatooing.

6

Iontophoresis

Palmoplantar, Hyper Hydrosis

7

Electrolysis

Excessive Hair Growth

8

Acne Surgeries

Comedone Extraction Acne Scar Subcission , Chemical Peels

9

Chemical Pilling & Glycolic Acid

Melasma & Other Pigmentory Disorder

10

Chemical Catery

Warts, Xanthelasma, Molluscum etc

11

Molluscum Extraction

Molluscum bodies

12

Nail Surgery

Diagnosis of Diseases affecting the nails

13

Excision

Moles, Tatoo removal