Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy

Overview

The department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology at SGRRIM&HS Dehradun was established as a separate department in 2003 and was headed by Dr. J.S. Bist. In 2009, Dr. Prof. Anil Kumar Mehta joined and headed the department over the period of 8 years and then went on to become the Principal/ Dean of SGRRIM&HS Dehradun. He was succeeded by Dr. Prof. J.S. Bist in the year 2017. In 2013, approval was granted for starting the Post Graduate in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology by Medical council of India was further recognized by it in 2016  The department is actively involved in teaching and clinical diagnostic services to the tertiary care hospital SMIH and health care systems in the state. The department has expanded dermatosurgery and acquired laser facilities over the past few years. Every year around 60,000 patients visit the out patients department and around 800 patients are admitted in the indoor department.

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