Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

Organization profile

Organisation profile

 

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, KMC Mangalore, is very academic and research oriented department with good number of research publications in standard journals. This department is functioning in two hospitals (KMCH Attavar and Government Wenlock hospital). KMC Hospital Attavar has LASERs and phototherapy machines which are used for a range of dermatological and cosmetic indications. Allergy tests both patch test and prick test are being carried out in the department regularly. Chemical peels are done both for therapeutic and cosmetic purpose. Govt. Wenlock hospital has abundance of clinical material, particularly in Leprosy and Venereology. A close interdepartmental coordination exists between department of Pathology, Microbiology and various other departments for academic activities.
Department headed by Dr Gatha M Upadya has very experienced faculty with 3 Professors, Dr Gatha M Upadya, Dr Pramod Kumar and Dr Maria Kuruvila, an Associate Professor Dr Kashinath Nayak and Dr Deepti D Souza as Senior Resident. The department has published many papers both in national and international journals of the speciality.
The faculty have conducted various clinical trials in different phases. Department regularly conducts guest lectures by inviting guest speakers. Continuing Medical Education programme is held annually, with a theme relevant at the point of time.

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Skin Medicine & Life Sciences
Skin Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Leprosy Medicine & Life Sciences
Eczema Medicine & Life Sciences
Tinea Versicolor Medicine & Life Sciences
Safety Medicine & Life Sciences
Lepromatous Leprosy Medicine & Life Sciences
Vitiligo Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1991 2018

  • 402 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 65 Article
  • 19 Letter
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Extensive milia formation in a young woman with bullous pemphigoid

Kumudhini, S., Rao, R., Pai, K., Shetty, S. & Pai, S., 01-03-2018, In : Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 84, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hansen's neuritis revisited - A clinicopathological study

Jaiswal, N., Chakraborti, S., Nayak, K., Pai, S., Shelley, B. P., Sreeram, S., Rakshith, K. C., Suresh, B. V., Misri, Z. K., Alva, H. & Shankar, N., 01-01-2018, In : Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 9, 1, p. 42-55 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuritis
Tuberculoid Leprosy
Leprosy
Bacillus
Borderline Leprosy

Psychodermatology liaison clinic in India: a working model

Goyal, N., Shenoi, S., Prabhu, S. S., Sreejayan, K., Munoli, R. & Rai, S., 01-01-2018, In : Tropical Doctor. 48, 1, p. 7-11 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Dermatology
Psychiatry
Quality of Life
Morbidity