Kottayam Government Medical College
DEPARTMENTS
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Department of Dermatology and Venereology

Dept. Head
:
DR. M.S. SADEEP
OP Days & Time
:
MONDAY TO SATURDAY
Ward No
:
5
Phone
:
0481-2597311 EXTN.236,9447230559
Email ID
:
yemyessadeep@gmail.com
 
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  Faculty & Staff of Dermatology and Venereology Department
No
Doctor name
Designation
Phone
1
  Dr. M.S Sadeep
  Professor
  0481 2598033, 9447230559  
2
  Dr. K. Sobhanakumari
  Professor
  0481 2598033, 9447230563  
3
  Dr. George Kurian
  Assistant Professor
  0481 2424069, 9447355216  
4
  Dr. Sabeena Jayapalan
  Assistant Professor
  94463-66595  
5
  Dr. M. I. Celine
  Assistant Professor
  0481 2571795, 9495525504  
6
  Dr. Seena F
  Assistant Professor
  0478 2812903, 9446742079  
7
  DR. SARIN. A
  Assistant Professor
  94470-386440481-2598825®  
8
  Dr. Prem Cheriyan
  Lecturer
  0481 2560113, 9495956011  
9
  MR. P.N.KRISHNAN NAIR
  Lab Technician
  94473-56120  
10
  MR. BIJU. R
  Lab Technician
  94465-33877  
11
  MRS. SHEELA
  Lab Technician
  94971-73191  
12
  MR. ABDUL AZIZ
  ALO
  94478-01406  
13
  MRS. CHITHRALEKHA
  STD SOCIAL WORKER
  93493-22099  
14
  MISS. JINU SEBASTIAN
  Counsellor
  94477-66464  
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 Facilities of Dermatology and Venereology Department

 

BRIEF HISTORY

To begin with, it was a subsidiary of General Medicine.  Independent department started in 1972 with Dr. M I Joy as HOD.  Various doyens of Dermatology worked in this department.

 

They include:

Professor Dr. M.I.Joy

Professor Dr B.K.Hareendran Nair(late)

Professor Dr.P.Sugathan

Professor Dr Jacob Zachariah

Professor Dr.P.Ramachandran Nair

Professor Dr. Pavithran .K

Professor Dr. A.D. Dharmaratnam

Professor Dr. P.V.Sadananda Naik( late)

 Professor Dr.K Robins

Professor Dr.P.P.Mohandas

Professor Dr T.P.Thankappan

Professor Dr. M.J.Cyriac 

Professor Dr.Prasanna Moorthy

Professor Dr. N .D.Sivarajan

Professor Dr.S.Radhakrishnan

Professor Dr. Suja  V.

Professor Dr.B Safia

Professor Dr.Jacob Thomas

Professor Dr. Beena Sunny

Professor Dr.Thomas Koshy

Professor Dr. Beena Narayanan

Associate Professor Dr. Lizy Benjamin

Associate Professor Dr. P.K. Balachandran

Assistant Professor Dr. Devi K.

Assistant Professor Dr. Ajith Kumar K.

Assistant Professor Dr. Meriya  Zachariah

 

In the early period it was only a basic department meant for under graduate teaching. In 1983 post     graduation course started.

Now ,the dermatology department has cosmetology & Cosmetic surgery division  performing all types of cosmetic surgeries.

ACTIVITIES:    Dermatology & Venereology Department of Medical college, Kottayam caters to the needs of the revenue districts of Kottayam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta and parts of Ernakulam and Alappuzha.  This is the only tertiary care facility available in the Government sector in the whole of central Kerala. 

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MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT:

 PATIENT CARE:  O.P. AND I.P.

Department of Dermatology & Venereology functions as 2 units and outpatient services are conducted on a daily basis (except Sundays).An average of 150 new patients per day attend the OPD and on an average around 30 patients per day receive I.P. care.  Emergency care is provided round the clock.  

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   The department handled approximately 30,000 O.P. visits and 666 admissions in 2009.

CONSULTATION SERVICES: On an average 10 patients per day are referred from other departments in the hospital for consultation.  

ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE YEAR 2010

April 18,2010

Conducted CME on Dermantological Therapeatics various faculties from various Medical Colleges of Kerala conducted the lectures.CME attended all the Post graduate all the Medical college of Kerala.

May 8,2010

Attended the Annual IADVL conference held at Kannur.

Dr. Sandeep - Presented a guest lecture on Drug Hyper Sensitivity Syndrome.

Dr. K Sobhanakumari - Chaired the free paper presentation.

Dr. Smitha Ancy Varghese won the first prize in Award Paper presentation.

June 2010

Dr. M S Sandeep participated the Panel discussion on pregnency and STD. held at Mascot hotel Trinandrum.

Dr.Sajini and Dr. Smitha Ancy Varghese won the second prize for quiz competition for south zone conference.

July 2010

Dr. k Shobhanakumari - Presented paper on VASULITS in the East zone Dermo Club meeting held at Changanacherry.

August 2010

Dr.Sandeep Actively participated the Panel Discussion in Dermantological problem held at South zone conference held at JSS Medical College, Mysore.

September 31,2010

Dr.Shobhanakumari presented a paper on ---------------- in a CME by Pharmacology Dept.

October 2010

Mid year Conference held on Oct 31st

Research paper award won by Dr. Soumya Jagadeesan

Case Presentation won by Dr.Sapna Sarendran.

Conference conducted by IADVL Kerala branch.

In 2011 An international paper is on print in International Journal of Dermantology

Authors are Dr.K Shobhanakumari & Dr. K Sujith Kumar

ACADEMICS

M.B.B.S.  :   4th and 6th semester MBBS students undergo 2 weeks and 4 weeks clinical training respectively in the Department.  The curriculum includes lecture classes and clinical postings.   End posting examinations are regularly conducted at the end of the posting.   The students have to make presentations on related topics using audio-visual aids.

P.G. TRAINING: The department imparts training in M.D. (D&V) and DNB (D&V) courses. 

       Regular and scheduled activities are conducted for PG training every day from 8 am to 2 pm.  The activities in a week include cameo/seminar/histopathology slide discussion/STD-Leprosy card review/ Thesis review/journal club and 2 clinical clubs to discuss interesting cases.   PGs are given individualized supervision and training in inpatient and outpatient care, ward rounds, clinical methods, lab procedures, dermatosurgery, cosmetic procedures and research.  Periodic evaluation of the PG candidates is conducted in the department.   PGs from General Medicine and Paediatrics also undergo specialty training in the department.

     Staff & Post graduates also attend the outreach clinics conducted by the state health department at remote places in Kottayam and Idukki districts.

NURSING:   BSc and MSc Nursing and General Nursing students from the College of Nursing get trained here.  Faculty members are involved in theory, practical and research training for the nursing students.

RESEARCH:  The faculty members and PG trainees are actively involved in research and dissertation activities.  The researches are conducted on various dermatologic problems.

     The faculty members and PGs regularly present papers at national, state and district levels.  PGs attend training on cosmetologic procedures.

DETAILS OF CME / CONFERENCES ATTENDED AND CONDUCTED

We regularly conduct CMEs and conferences.  The last one was in 18th April 2010 on “UPDATES IN DERMATOLOGY”

Dr. Smitha Ancy Varghese, 2nd year MD trainee, presented a paper on uncommon presentations of bullous pemphigoid and got the first prize in the state IADVL conference at Kannur on May 8th and 9th, 2010.  The quiz team of Dr. Smitha and Dr. Sajani got the second prize as well.

PUBLICATION  

An article about mucocutaneous leishmaniasis by Prof. Dr. Sobhana Kumari , Dr. M.I. Celine, Dr.Joy Augustine et al. was published in the International Journal of Dermatology April 2010(Volume 49:4)  

PATIENT TURN OVER MONTH WISE AND TOTAL

The Department handled approximately   30,000 outpatient visits and 666 admissions in 2009. 

  TOTAL   INPATIENT  STATISTICS – YEAR 2009

MONTH

MALE

FEMALE

TOTAL

JANUARY

40

22

62

FEBRUARY

32

24

56

MARCH

24

22

46

APRIL

21

37

58

MAY

25

25

50

JUNE

43

20

63

JULY

35

50

85

AUGUST

20

35

55

SEPTEMBER

26

30

56

OCTOBER

21

37

58

NOVEMBER

21

19

40

DECEMBER

21

16

37

STD & LEPROSY CONTROL ACTIVITIES

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     STD clinic is being conducted every day along with the OP & we have a STD COUNSELLOR providing counseling to STD patients, a register is maintained & all the drugs are provided to the patients free of cost .  We are actively involved in HIV surveillance, counseling and control activities under the NACO       

          We have a LEPROSY OFFICER & all the drugs are provided free of cost

 

 

 

  COSMETOLOGY   PROCEDURES