Dermatology & Venereology

Dermatology & Venereology


Description

 Department of D&V was started in 1972 by Dr.Bhaskara Menon Ambady Department office is situated next to the Dermatology war -9 (3rd floor) Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram .

There are 2 Units - D1 & DII

Teaching faculty -12

Senior Residents -2

Non- Teaching staff -5

Post Graduate Course - MD (Dermatology & Venereology)

 5 Candidates per year ( Junior Residents)

Facilities at a glance

OP - On all days except Sundays (9.am to 1.30 pm)

D1- Monday, Wednesday, Friday

D2- Tuesday, Thursday , Saturday

Speciality Clinics - STD clinic - on all days except Sundays

- Leprosy clinic - on all days except sundays

- Vesiculobullous disorder clinic - on all daysexcept sundays

- Contact Dermatitis clinic - all Tuesdays

- Pigmentary disorder clinic - all Fridays

IP - Total 60 beds for Male & Female Patients in Ward 9

Dermato - Surgery cum Cosmetology theatre providing faculities like

1.Skin Biopsy

2.Electrocautery

3.Radiofrequency procedures

4.Intralesional steroids - for keloids

5.Chemical peels - for facial pigmentation

6. Electroepilation

7. Punch grafting

8. Suction blister grafting

9. Intophoresis - for increased palmo plantar sweating

10. Micro dermabrasion - dremoval of scars

11. PRP

12.Cryotherapy

13.Corn paring

14.Dermatoscopy - for visualising pigmented and other lesions

15.Woods lamp

16.Laser therapy ( to be started soon - sanctioned already)

17.Phototherapy unit providing PUVA and NBUVB therapy.

18.Dernatoscopy

19.Phenol / Podophyllin / TCA application

Casualty service

After the OP time emergency cases are attended to, by a Junior Resident who is on duty, available at duty room near Ward 9 ( to attend the calls from general casualty and emergency calls from other departments). One Medical Officer will be on call duty. Duty Junior Resident can be contacted through the ward Sister in Ward 9)

Routine Teaching Activities

MBBS Regular basis- Lecture classes for 4th Semester & 5th Semester MBBS Students (8am to 9am)

Classes in OP, IP bedside

End posting exams.

MD5 MD admissions / year

PG Teaching Programme : In addition to ward and OP training the following fixed schedule is adhered to

Monday - Journal Club

Thesis review / STD review/Leprosy review/ Mortality review (last Monday of every month by rotation)

Tuesday - Clinical Club

Wednesday - Histopathology

Thursdays - Seminars

Fridays - Clinical Club

Saturdays - Cameo

Department meeting (first saturday every two months)

Internal assessment exam for PGs (last saturday every month)

Speciality Posting : D&V Residents are given Speciality posting in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, ART Clinic & Oral Medicine Departments.

Speciality Lab Posting are given in the Department of Clinical Pathology, Microbiology and Genetics

PGs from other departments : General Medicine, Pharmacology, Dental

( Are trained as and when posted )

House Surgeons( Interns) :Their posting is optional for 2 weeks. They are posted in OP, IP

Schemes

 Other Academic Activities

CMEs : CME on Dermatopathology July 2015

Workshops : Live demonstration of Platelet rich plasma theraphy in alopecia - July 7th 2016 (by Dr. Madhura)

Quiz programme : Ipca Quiz competition for PG's (Dr.Vidya.B - 1st prize)

 Research Activities

 Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George

1. Surveillance of Drug Resistance in Leprosy in Urban Leprosy Centre, Medical College Hospital,

Thiruvananthapuram -SBMR funded study . Got IRC & HEC clearance

2. Evaluation of prevalence, regional phenotypic variation, co-morbidities, risk factors and the variations in responce to different therapeutic modalities among Indian women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): A multicentric study across India. ICMR Project

3. Fibroscan evaluation of liver in Psoriasis patients recieving Methotrexate

 Dr.Pradeep Nair. S

A study regarding relapse in leprosy

 Dr. Bindu R.S

Clinico pharmacological profile of adverse drug reactions

 Dr.Rony Mathew

Positivity of direct immnoflorescence of outer root sheath of anagen hair in pemphigus group of immunobullous diseases. SBMR funded study. Got IRC & HEC clearance

Dr. V. Suja

"A study of non cicatricial alopecia with special referene to Bisphenol - A level in blood, and assessment of treatment effect including platelet rich plasma therapy" - SBMR fund study . Got IRC & HEC clearence and awaiting DME sanction - By Dr.V.Suja, Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George, Dr.Reena Chandran, Dr.Bindu.R.S

 Training Undergone

Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George

Training programme in Finance Management for officers of Administrative cadre in Medical Education at centre for training in finance management (6 days)

Computer Training on Office Automation in Institute of Management in Government, Thiruvananthapuram (6 days)

Training programme on Leadership, Mentorship and Teamwork skills by Medical Education Unit, MCH, Thiruvananthapuram.

Training programme on Hospital Management in Institute of Management in Government, Thiruvananthapuram ( 5 days)

Other activities

ACADEMIC TEACHING SCHEDULE

 

UG: TEACHING SCHEDULE : SEMESTER IV 2014 REGULAR BATCH (D, C)

 

Date

Unit

Topic

Faculty / Resident

10/03/2016

D2

Anatomy & basic lesions of skin

Dr.Smith Ancy Varghese

10/04/2016

D1

Bacterial Infections

Dr.Arya V.R

10/05/2016

D2

Viral Infetions

Dr.Vidya.B

10/06/2016

D1

STD- Classification & Etiological agents

Dr.Neema Joy

10/07/2016

D2

Cardinal signs of leprosy

Dr.Vidya.S

10/08/2016

D1

Fungal Infections

Dr.Raman B.V

10/13/2016

D1

Parasitic Infections

Dr.Nipa Arun

10/14/2016

D1

Psoriasis

Dr.Krishna Mohan

10/15/2016

D2

Eczma

Dr.Vijayalakshmi Nayak

10/17/2016

D1

End Posting Exam

 

 

TEACHING SCHEDULE : SEMESTER IV 2014 REGULAR BATCH, C

 

10/18/2016

D2

Anatomy & basic lesions of skind

Dr.Smith Ancy Varghese

10/19/2016

D2

Bacterial Infections

Dr.Vidya.B

10/20/2016

D1

Viral Infections

Dr.Arya V.R

10/21/2016

D2

STD- Classification & Etiological agents

Dr.Vidya.S

10/22/2016

D1

Cardinal signs of leprosy

Dr.Neema Joy

10/24/2016

D2

Parasitic Infections

Dr.Neethu N.S

10/25/2016

D1

Fungal Infections

Dr.Nipa Arun

10/26/2016

D2

Psoriasis

Dr.Yasmine Ibrahim

10/27/2016

D1

Eczema

Dr.Vijayalakshmi

10/28/2016

 

End Posting Exam

 

PG:

Monday - Journal / HD Review / STD Review / Thesis Review

Tuesday - Clinical Club

Wednesdy - Histopathology

Thursday - Seminar

Friday - Clinical Club

Saturday - Cameo / Exams for PGs 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year.

SEMINAR TOPICS

 

 

NO

 

DATE

 

TOPIC

 

 

PG

 

 

1

 

4-10-2016

 

CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND BASIC

INVESTIGATIONS IN DERMATOLOGY

DR.EEHAR SULTHANA.P

2

10/11/2016

CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND BASIC

INVESTIGATIONS IN HANSEN'S DISEASE

DR.KAVYA.C.K

3

10/18/2016

CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND BASIC

INVESTIGATIONS IN STIs

DR.MEERA RAJAGOBI

4

25-10-2016

 

NORMAL FLORA OF THE SKIN

DR.SNEHA MOHANDAS

5

1-11-2016

 

BIOLOGY OF M.LEPRAE

DR.SREEJITH.A.P

6

11/08/2016

BIOLOGY OF TREPONEMA PALLIDUM

IMMUNOLOGY & LAB DIAGNOSIS

DR.KRISHNA MOHAN

7

11/15/2016

SYPHILIS - EARLY, LATENT & BENIGN TERTIARY

DR.NEETHU.N.S

 

8

11/22/2016

 

CARDIOVASCULAR & NEUROSYPHILIS

 

DR.RAMAN.B.V

9

11/29/2016

 

CONGENITAL SYPHILIS

 

DR.VIJAYALAKSHMI NAYAK

10

12/06/2016

 

GONOCOCCAL INFECTION

 

DR.YASMINE IBRAHIM

11

12/13/2016

CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS GENITAL INFECTION

 

DR.NIPA ARUN

12

12/20/2016

BARRIER METHODS IN THE PREVENION OF STDs / HIV

 

DR.ARYA V.R

13

12/27/2016

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES IN AUTOIMMUNE BLISTERING DISEASES

DR.NEEMA JOY

14

01/03/2017

 

VACCINES IN STDs

 

DR.VIDYA .S

Achievement

Awards & Achievements

Dr.Pradeep Nair.S

1.First recipient of the prestigious BKH Nair Award in 2006 for original research - "A study of the cutaneous manifestations of HIV infection in relation to CD4 counts".

2.IADVL Oration 2014 (Histoid leprosy

CME / Workshops Attended

1. Dermatology Club Trivandrum CME

2. CME on Pemphigius overview at SCIMCH, Kerakonam

3. State Conference of IADVL - Kannur

4.CME by Cochin Dermatology Club

5. SARC Conference Mysore

6.National Conference of IADVL, Coimbatore

7.National Pigmentary conference, New Delhi

8.Dermatoscopy basics workshop -bangalore

9.Derma practice CME , Cochi

10.PSORACON- National CME on psoriasis - Kozhikkode

11.National Conference on IASSTD - Coimbatore

12.Rheumacon - at TVM

13.DAAS Submit - New Delhi

14.Indiaclen Conference - Chennai

Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George : Has attended CME / Conferences at International, National and State level.

: Paper presentations: Has presented papers in State level

Dr.Pradeep Nair. S : Has attended 62 CME / Conferences in International, National and State level.

: Paper presentations: Has presented 30 papers in International, National and State level

Dr.Smitha Ancy Varghese : Organizing Secretary and Speaker of CME on Retrovirus in Retrospect, conducted by Department of Medicine & Allied Specialities, in Govt. Medical College Manjeri on 1st December 2015

: Panelist in a panel discussion on Adverse effects of Phototherapy in CME on "Light in Dermatology Boon and Bane" conducted by Department of Dermatology & Venereology, Govt.Medical College Kottayam on 19th June 2016.

PAPERS PRESENTED & PRIZES / AWARDS WON

DERMACON - IADVL National Conference - February 2015

Dr.Bebisha - Cryptic pink panther - e poster

Dr.Mikhin - Palingere of great pox - e poster

Dr.Aswini

Dr.Mereena

Dr.Nimiya

DERMATOLOGY Conference - March 2015 -Thrissur Medical College

Dr.Arya

Dr.Neema

Dr.Vidya.B

Dr.Vidya.S

Dr.Arjun

CUTICON - May 2015- Kannur

Dr.Aswini - Haunting Heliotrop Hunter - case report

Dr.Nimiya- Histopathology manifestations of parapsoriasis - case study

Dr.Mikhin

Dr.Swathy

Dr.Arjun

DAAS Summit - July 2015 - New Delhi

Award Paper

Dr.Arjun - Cutaeous mainfestation of a rare & aggressive neoplasm

Dr.Bebisha - EM like - Cutaneous metastasis in NHL

Dr.Swathy - Para Neoplastic Pemphigius with giant cell lichenoid dermatitis - special appreciation

Free paper

Dr.Vidya. S - Crippling Proliferation

All India Quiz

Dr.Arjun & Dr.Bebisha got second prize in All India Quiz and got selected for International conference at Copenhagen

SAARCD - September 2015 - Mysore

Dr.Nimya - An inset bite reaction - opening a panodra's box - 1st prize

Dr.Vidya.S - Crippling proliferation - case report

Dr.Neema - Ocher nodules - an ominous sign (poster)

Dr.Mikhin - A case of J X G (poster)

Dr.Arya - Sub mandibular swelling - unveling the mystery (E poster)

Dr.Vidya .B - Mycois fungoides - a histopathological paradox (E poster)

Posters:

1.Unscripted Rendition of Juvcnile Xanthoganuloma.

Dr.Mikhin Georgoe Thomas - SAARCD September 2015

2.A Submandibular swelling - Unvciling the mystery

Dr.Arya.V.R - SAARCD September 2015

3.Ochre Nodules- an ominous sign

Dr. Neema Joy - SAARCD September 2015

4.Mycosis fungoides - Histopathological paradox

Dr.Vidya.B - SAARCD September 2015

IADVL South Zone Conference - September 2015 - Puducherry

Dr.Arjun

Dr.Mereena

Dr.Mikhin

Dr.Nimiya

Dr.Swathy

ASTICON 2015 - September 2015 - Coimbatore

Dr.Aswini.R - 2nd prize

Dr.Bebisha - H.C. Mohanty quiz competition

Dr.Mikhin

Dr.Arjun

EADV Conference - October 2015 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr.Behisha - Attended

Dr.Arjun - Attended

CUTICON Kerala - November 2015 - Amritha Institute, Kochi

Dr.Mereena -"Blood, swcat & tears" - case report

Dr.Mikhin - "Pali of grat pox" - case study

Dr.Swathy - Lupin, the hairy

Dr.Arjun -The Red Surge, a case of lymphoid

Dr.Anuji - Participated in Quiz

Dr.Aswini

Dr.Bebisha

Dr.Lakshmi

Dr.Arya

Dr.Neema

Dr.Aswathi

DERMATOSCOPY work shop - December - 2015 - St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore

Almost all Residents and Faculty attended

DERMACON - January 2016 - Coimbatore

Dr.Nimiya - Journal club presentation

Dr.Arya - Cases of disorders of Keratinisation

Dr.Neema - Cases of vascular malformation

Dr.Vidya.B - Cases of internal malignancy

Dr.Vidya.S - Case of Sjogren - Larson Syndrome

Dr.Arjun

Posters

1.Rare cutaneous presentation of internal malignancy

Dr.Vidyda.B - Dermacon February 2016

2.A case series of rare keratinising disorders

Dr.Arya.V.R - Dermacon February 2016

3. A case series of rare vascular malformation

Dr.Neema Joy - Dermacon February 2016

4.Beyond dryncss: A case report

Dr.Vidya.S - Dermacon February 2016

MID CUTICON KERALA - May 2016

Free Paper

Dr.Vidya .B - Rare cutaneeous presentations of internal malignancies - a case series

Dr.Vidya .S - Childhood acne - the red signal

Award papers

1.Dr.Arya.V.R : Changing trend in syphlis in an STD clinic

2.Dr.Neema Joy : An unusual case of pemphigus (Second Prize)

Ipca Quiz Competition for PG's - Dr.Vidya.B

Publications

Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George

: 7 Publications in IADVL and others

: Authored a chapter in "Manual of Practical Paediatrics" (Ed.Dr. Santhosh Kumar)

: Authored a chapter on "Dermatological problems in Adolescents" in a Clinical Handbok of Adolescent Medicine.(Ed:Kate Steinbeck, Michael Kohn)

: Authored a chapter in Dermatology and Venereology Review including Recent Advances (Ed. Dr.P.S.Mathew)

Dr.Pradeep Nair. S

: 40 Publications in International, National and State level Journals

: Author of the 9 chapters in Dermatology in the Text Book of Internal Medicine by Prof. K.Krishna Das

Dr.Sabeena Jayapalan

: Authored Chapter - "Diseases caused by Arthropods " in IADVL Text Book of Dermatology

: Narrow Band UVB Phototherapy and PUVA Photochemotherapy in psoriasis vulgaris - Clinical Epidermology and Global Health, Vol 3, 2015

Dr.Smitha Ancy Varghese

:A myriad of Paraneoplastic dermatoses. Indian J Dermatol Venrerol & Leprol 2011; 77: 626

: Resurgence of Leprosy - Increasing trends in Kollam District, Kerala Medical Journal, 2013 September 27; 6 (3) 60 - 62

Publications in last one year

1.Soft pink nodules - IJD - Online - Dr.Pradeep Nair.S

2.Tinea nigra - IJD - Dr.Pradeep Nair.S

3.Chelitis granulomatosa - IJD - Dr.Pradeep Nair.S

4.A case of IRIS in HD - IJDV - Dr.Anju N, Dr.V.Suja

5.A study on smear positive leprosy in post elimination phase:Int J Dermatology - Dr.Pradeep Nair.S

& Dr.V.Suja

6.Chronic eosinophilic leukemia with dermatological manifestations - KJDVL - Dr. V.Suja & Dr.

Pradeep Nair .S

7. Lepre Reaction as Immune reconstitution syndromke in a case of Hansens disease on ART therapy

KJDVL - Dr.Anju George & Dr.V.Suja Lepra

8. A Clinical, biochemical, serological & rediological profile of psoriatic arthropathy, Indian J

Medical and Allied Sciences February 2016

9. Cutaneous metastasis with unusual morphology, KJDVL, January 2016

10.Narrow Band UVB Phototherapy and PUVA Photochemotherapy in psoriasis vulgaris - Clinical

Epidermology and Global Health, Vol 3, 2015 - Dr.Sabeena Jayapalan

11.A myriad of Paraneoplastic dermatoses. Indian J Dermatol Venereol & Leprol 2011; 77: 626 -

Dr.Smitha Ancy Varghese

12.Resurgence of Leprosy - Increasing trends in Kollam District, Kerala Medical Journal, 2013

September 27; 6 (3) 60 - 62 - Dr.Smitha Ancy Varghese

Other Posts held by Faculty

Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George

- PG Medical Board of Studies, KUHS - member

- Institution Human Ethics Committee, MCH - member

- ART Plus team, MCH - member

- MO in-charge to co-ordinate "State reference centre on diagnosis of STI" under KSACS.

- Chair Person and Examiner of MD (D&V) examinations under KUHS

- Pharmacovigililance Committee, MCH - member

- Causality Assessment Committee, MCH - member

- Honorary Consultant, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram

- On panel of Medical Experts for Recruitment of Specialist (Gr -II ) ESIC Hospitals in Kerala

- Clinical / Medical Reviewer of ADR to the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) , National Coordination Centre (NCC) for Pharmaco Vigilance Programme of India (PVPI)

- National Consultant (former) RCH Project (RTI / STI ) MOH & FW, New Delhi (1998 - 1999)

Dr.Pradeep Nair.S

IADVLD executive council member

 Dr.Abdul Samad.K

President, Dermatology Club of Trivandrum

Dr.Bindu.R.S

Board of Studies - Kerala University member

Succession list of HOD's

Dr.Bhaskara Menon Ambady

Dr.Gangadharan

Dr.B.K.Hareendran Nair

Dr.P.A.Sarojini

Dr.Cynthia Basil

Dr.T.V.Gopalakrishnan

Dr.K.Vijayadharan

Dr.K.Prasanna Moorthy

Dr.P.S.Mathew

Dr.S.Radhakrishnan

Dr.V.Suja

Dr.Anuja Elizabeth George

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Kerala State. India PIN - 695 011
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