KEMPEGOWDA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
[Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, and Recognized by Medical Council of India, New Delhi]
Banashankari 2nd stage Bangalore-560 070
Phone: 91-80-26712791, 26712792; Fax: 91-80-26712798 , E-mail: bngkims@kar.nic.in. principalkims@gmail.com
Website: www.kimsbangalore.edu.in

KEMPEGOWDA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

   
 

 

 

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Department of Dermatology

The department was started in the year 1985. Postgraduate course was started in the year 2006. At present, the Department has 3 MD seats per year.
The department acts a nodal centre for the anti-retroviral therapy which is given free of cost to the HIV afflicted patients.
 Department conducts Regional and National conferences. The department has organized South Zone laser Conference in April 2009. Live workshop cum CME on various Cosmetology procedures was conducted in Feb 2014.
Department observes Vitiligo day, Lupus awareness day every year where we call patients and educate them about their disease condition and distribute umbrella etc.
We conduct yearly Bangalore Dermatological Society Meet where Postgraduate students present rare cases and research programmes undertaken in department.
Department actively participates in Health Camps arranged by NGOs and Bangalore Dermatological Society  viz.  Camp attended by Staff Members and PG’s at Madhugiri and Camp conducted at Central Jail, Bangalore.
Postgraduates have come with flying colors in quizzes conducted at National level. They present papers, rare cases and studies regarding newer drugs at State and National Level. Postgraduates under the guidance of faculty regularly do publication in indexed journals. Dr Ankur Talwar has got gold medal in the year 2010 postgraduate examination in dermatology held by RGUHS.
Department conducts Speciality Clinics regularly viz. on
MONDAY          PIGMENTARY DISORDERS
TUESDAY            PSORIASIS CLINIC
WEDNESDAY     HAIR AND NAIL CLINIC
THURSDAY         SKIN ALLERGY CLINIC
FRIDAY                COSMETOLOGY CLINIC
DAILY                   ART CLINIC

Department is equipped with latest US FDA approved Davlin Phototherapy Unit, Brymill (USA) Cryogenic system and Ellman Radiofrequency UNIT.
Department has spacious well equipped seminar room and library with all the latest Books, Colour Atlases and International Journals on Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.
 Academic activities conducted regularly in department are seminars, journal club, subject symposium, bed sides, histopathology demonstrations etc.