Department of Dermatology

About Us

  • The Department of Dermatology, venereology & leprosy was established in 2004. It was started as a single-man, single-room department with Dr. V. Venugopal Reddy as the only faculty. Has grown by leaps and bounds in terms of faculty strength, patient influx, and facilities available.
  • The department presently has 5 full-time faculties, 9opd rooms, a Diagnostics side lab, two wards with 40 beds, two Demonstration rooms and an air-conditioned Seminar hall with AV aids, a Library, a museum, well-equipped with recent Dermatosurgery and cosmetic equipment, and individual office rooms for each faculty.
  • There are special clinics for conditions like Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Bullous disorders, Pigment disorders, Autoimmune disorders, Leprosy, and Sexually transmitted diseases. We offer a range of Dermatosurgery, Cosmetology, and LASER procedures for various dermatological conditions.
  • The department caters to teaching and training of Undergraduates (MBBS)-250 students per year, Postgraduates (MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy)-4 students per year. Our department undertakes training of Undergraduates and Postgraduates in various aspects of DVL, by implementing standard as well as innovative teaching methods. We have got Cosmetology fellowship program(1 year full-time course) in our department.

Our Vision

  • To become a center of excellence in the field of dermatology offering Postgraduate courses advanced fellowships and Research programs

Our Mission

  • To deliver outstanding services in the field of Clinical and aesthetic dermatology with Human care, high ethical values, and personalized attention


  • MBBS-250 students per year
  • (MD Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy)-4 students per year, NMC recognized.


  • Development of Standard Operating Protocols(SOPs) for Dermato-surgical procedures.
  • Implementation of newer teaching methods like Problem-based learning(PBLs) and flipped classroom methods for UG and PG teaching.
  • Competency-based learning – Our lecture classes and clinical postings for undergraduates have now been scheduled based on the competency-based curriculum.
  • Preparation for NEET PG – We are incorporating MCQ discussions at the end of our lectures, focussing on the NEET PG exam.
  • Skill training – Post-graduate students are trained in various side labs and dermatological/ LASER procedures under the supervision of faculty.
  • Research guidance – All postgraduate students are guided by senior faculty to take up scientifically relevant Thesis projects and additional research studies.
  • Hands-on Training in Dermatosurgery
  • Hands-on Training in Cosmetic procedures

(A)Department Library

  • Books-Central-260
  • Department-111
  • Journals – International (3)
  • National (4)
  • E-journals- 16
  • Six Computers with Internet access

(B)Other Learning resources in the department