The department of Dermatology at GIMS is an integral part of the institute and aims at providing excellent patient care and treatment of diseases related to skin, hair, nail, STI and Leprosy


Mission

1. Excellence in patient care.
2. Outreach programs for Leprosy patients.
3. To get awareness regarding sexually transmitted infections in the society to minimize the risk of spread and identify risk groups.
4. Look forward to various researches and add learning into medical science.
5. Teaching programs for undergraduates, residents, technicians and nursing staff at all levels


Name of the first HOD

Dr. Pihu Sethi
MD, DNB


Names & Qualification of all members

Dr Nishant Singh
MD
Senior Resident


FACULTY

Dr. Pihu Sethi

Dr. Pihu Sethi

MD, DNB
Assistant Professor & Head

Dr. Pihu Sethi graduated from Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhana, Nepal and did her MD in the speciality of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy from JSS Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru. She has also been awarded with DNB degree in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy by National Board of Examinations. She has worked in NDMC Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital in the past and has both clinical as well as teaching experience for more than 6 years in her speciality. Currently she is associated with GIMS as Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.


Area of interest

Alopecia areata, Vitiligo


Achievements and Awards of Dr. Pihu Sethi

1. IADVL nominee for 24th Lanka Derma- Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists and Joint meeting with German Dermatological Society. 19th-21st February 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2. IADVL scholarship for SARCD 2015- South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology, 4th- 6th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.
3. IADVL Observership in Aesthetic Medicine under Dr. Jagjeet Sethi, Shillong for 1 month: 01-03-17 to 31-03-17

Details of Membership

1. Life member of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists. IADVL LM No.: LM/ND/8034
2. Life member of Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India. ACSI LM No.: UP/ACSI/1578/LM
3. Life member of Face Aesthetics Dermatological Society. FADS LM No.: FALM029DS

Conferences and CMEs attended by Dr. Pihu Sethi

International 1. International Dermatopathology Conference & Annual DSI Meeting- 14th- 16th November 2014, Bangalore, Karnataka.
2. 24th Lanka Derma- Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists and Joint meeting with German Dermatological Society. 19th-21st February 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3. South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology- 4th- 6th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka. National 1. ASTICON 2013- 37th National conference of IASSTD & AIDS, 27th- 29th September 2013, Mysuru, Karnataka.
2. Hair Raisers- SIG Tricology & Hair Transplant- 16th September, 2018, New Delhi.
3. 6th DAAS Summit- 5th - 7th July 2019, New Delhi. State and Regional
1. Derma Basics- 4th August 2013, Bangalore, Karnataka.
2. CME in Paediatric Dermatology- 2nd February 2014, Mangalore, Karnataka.
3. CME on Acne update- 19th March 2014, Mandya, Karnataka.
4. Derma Basics- 29th June 2014, Mysuru, Karnataka.
5. CME: An update in Leprosy for Postgraduates- 11th October 2014, Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
6. CUTICON KN- 1st & 2nd November 2014, Bijapur, Karnataka.
7. CME: Problem based learning in Rheumatology- 9th November 2014, Mysuru, Karnataka.
8. CME Bangalore Dermatological Society- 25th January 2015, Bangalore, Karnataka.
9. Workshop on Search and Review of Medical Literature: Issues and Trends for medical practitioners and students- 30th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.
10. Derma Advance 2016- 9th- 10th January 2016, Bijapur, Karnataka.
11. Master Cass in Contouring Aesthetics (MICA)- 16th April 2017, New Delhi.
12. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Jawline & Chin Augmentation- 30th April 2017, Ghaziabad, UP.
13. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Nose & Lip Augmentation- 18th November 2018, Noida, UP.

Research & Publications by Dr. Pihu Sethi

1. Sethi P, Betkerur J, Sethi P, et al. A study on community associated Staphylococcus aureus and its susceptibility pattern to Mupirocin and Fusidic acid in primary pyoderma patients. IAIM, 2016; 3(11): 27-35. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
2. Kumari N, Sethi P, Kewal K. Thyroid abnormality in hilly children with vitiligo: A case control study. IAIM, 2017; 4(10): 30-35. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
3. Singla R, Sethi P, Savitha TG, Kanwar AJ. Pachyonychia congenita: Affecting three generations! Indian J Paediatr Dermatol, 2018; 19(3): 261-62. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
4. Sethi P, Kumari N, Adhlakha B, Kanwar AJ. Focal actinic porokeratosis: A new variant? Indian J Paediatr Dermatol, 2018; 19(3): 272-73. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
5. Ranugha PSS, Sethi P, Shastry, V. Acrodermatitis enteropathica: the need for sustained high dose zinc supplementation. Dermatology Online Journal, 2018; 24(12). (Index Medicus indexed).
6. Goel A, Sethi P. Concealing of under eye orbital fat pads with hyaluronic acid filler- A case report. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 2019- Accepted for publication. (Index Medicus indexed).

Details of Certificate Courses

1. Workshop on Search and Review of Medical Literature: Issues and Trends for medical practitioners and students- 30th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.
2. Master Cass in Contouring Aesthetics (MICA)- 16th April 2017, New Delhi.
3. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Jawline & Chin Augmentation- 30th April 2017, Ghaziabad, UP.
4. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Nose & Lip Augmentation- 18th November 2018, Noida, UP.
5. Microblading and Micropigmentation Workshop- 2019, Ghaziabad.

Paper's Presented by Dr. Pihu Sethi

International Conferences:
1. Poster- Lymphangiosarcoma: A Case Report. International Dermatopathology Conference & Annual DSI Meeting, 14th- 16th November 2014, Bangalore, Karnataka.
2. Poster- Dermatoses in Children of Jenu Kuruba Tribe and Assessment of Knowledge and Attitude of their parents. 24th Lanka Derma- Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists and Joint meeting with German Dermatological Society. 19th-21st February 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
3. Award Paper- Study of clinico- bacteriological profile of primary skin infections and susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcal pyodermas to Mupirocin and Fusidic acid. South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology, 4th- 6th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.

National, State & Regional Conferences:
4. Award paper- Perniosis: A Case Report. CME in Paediatric Dermatology, 2nd February 2014, Mangalore, Karnataka.
5. Award paper- Study of clinico-bacteriological profile of primary skin infections and susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcal pyodermas to Mupirocin and Fusidic acid - A preliminary report. CUTICON KN, 1st & 2nd November 2014, Bijapur, Karnataka.
6. Oral Paper- Blistering disease since childhood in 2 siblings. Academic Society. 22nd July 2015, JSS Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru, Karnataka.

Facility available in Department

1. Out-patient Consultations
2. In-patient care
3. Clinical examination and Dermascopy
4. Special Clinics- Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Leprosy, Pigmentary disorders, Sexually transmitted Infections

Facility wise daily work load

1.

Equipments available



CME/Workshops organized by the department



Training activities

Actively involved in teaching of undergraduates, residents, technicians and nursing staff at all levels.

Reseach activities by the department



Infrastructure

1. Centrally air conditioned outpatient department and separate dermatology ward
2. Large patient waiting area with visual posters
3. 02 OPD rooms
4. 01 Procedure Room
5. 02 Demo rooms
6. 08 patient beds with continuous oxygen supply, suction, side tables and curtains
7. Nursing stations each for male and female wards
8. Duty doctor's room
9. Treatment room
10. Store room
11. Pantry

Teaching Aids available

1. 02 demo rooms with posters
2. Board teaching
3. Audio visual teaching

No. of PCs and laptop Computers in Department

Departmental Pics