Dermatology, Venerealogy and Leprosy

Brief  history of department:

Department  of dermatology at GMC, Guntur got permission from MCI to start MD in dermatology in 1965 and degree was recognized in 1968 as per information  in SIR  p.g. 3.G.O.letter was not furnished for verification.

Department of dermatology, vernerology, leprology was clubbed in to single  department as DVL in July-2004 ( G.O. No.11449/E2/2003, dt.7-2-2004)

Date of Starting course -1982.

Date of examination 1st batch-MD(Derm) & DD from 1982 to 1987 under SV Univeristy and form 1987 on wards under Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada till 2004. MD(DVL) & DDVL from 2005 onwards under Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.

M.D(Venerology), DVL from 1982 to 1987 under SV university  and from 1987 onwards  under Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.

The M.D(Derm) and M.D(Ven) courses were combined vide Andhra Pradesh Govt. Memo.No.11449/F2/03, dt.07.02.2004.

The Post graduate committee considered the matter together with W.P. No.3372/2005, Dr. B. Naryana Reddy and 28 others –Vs- the medical council of India andors.  In the high court of AP at Hyderabad and decided to recommended that M.D(derm)/MD(vern)/MD(derm& Ven) be treated at par with the combined speciality.

i.e.M.D Dermatology, Venerology, Leprosy.

(No.MCI-12(1)/2005-Med.Misc)

PGseats in Department:

MD(DVL): 3 seats.

DDVL: 3 seats.

Services provided by the Department:

  1. Out patient Clinic
  2. In Patient  Services
  3. Referral Services to the Department.
  4. STI(Suraksha) Clinic, medico-legal services.
  5. Speciality Clinics – PUVA Clinic

Vitiligo Clinic

Leprosy Clinic

Cosmetic Dermatology Clinic

Therapeutic procedures.

  1. Health awareness camps to children , general public
  2. Undergraduate teaching .
  3. PG teaching, academic activites.
  4. Conducting  work shops, CME Programme
  5. Guiding PG Students in doing thesis work.

Papers presented at National/ State conferences by post graudates(last 3 years):

NATIONAL  CONFERENCE-2011.

Poster presented:

1.NVP indudced SJS increasing trend – Dr. Sindhu.

STATE CONFERENCE:-2013

Papers Presented:

1.Psoriasis in HIV – Dr.R.Jyothi

2.NVP induced surgical emergency – Dr.G. Sirisha

3. Xeroderma pgimentosum – Dr.R. Jyothi

4. Clinico- epidemiological study of STIS- Dr. Suhasini.

5. Cuatenous  manifestations of HIV – Dr. Swapna.

6. HIV and steroids – Dr. Vinay

7.Clinico epidemiological study of dermatophyte infections –

Dr. Vinay kumar.

International Conference -2013

Papers selected:

1.Clinico epidemiological study of cutaneous adverse  drug reactions – Dr. Sravani.

2. NVP induced surgical emergency – Dr. Sirisha.

3. Psoriasis in HIV – Dr. Jyothi

4.Clinico epidemiological study of vitiligo – Dr. Suhasini.

5. Varying  presentations of SLE – Dr. Soumya.

AP Para Medical Board
GMC Alumni of North America
Directorate of Medical Education
Medical Council of India
NTR University of Health Sciences