Facilities & Infrastructure

Facilities & Infrastructure



Total Ug experience(years)

Total Pg experience(years)

Dr.Rachita Dhurat

Professor and Head



Dr.Smita Ghate




Dr.Aseem Sharma

Assistant Professor



Dr.Mithali Jage

Assistant Professor



Dr.Sanober Daruwalla

Assistant Professor



Dermatosurgery and Cosmetology Division

  • Chemical cauterization – Done daily on OPD basis for warts, Molluscum contagiosum, seborrhoeic keratosis skin tags etc.
  • Electrical cauterization – twice a week on appointment basis
  • Radiocautery :  twice a week on appointment basis
  • Cryotherapy – Done on Friday for keloid, hypertrophic scars, mucocele, warts, Molluscum contagiosum
  • Microdermabrasion : On appointment basis
  • Chemical peels :on every  friday
  • Vitiligo Surgeries: on eery Friday ,on appointment basis. Includes Dermabrasion,88% phenol application ,Punch grafting, Split skin grafting, Suction blister Grafting, cellutome epidermal harvesting system.
  • Botox: Anti aging, forehead lines, nasolabial folds
  • Acne Surgeries: on every Friday or on appointment basis. The services include comedon extraction and chemical peels for acne lesions. Subscission, Dermaroller, and punch excision  for acne scars.
  • Intralesional injections e.g. Steroids, Bleomycin, tranexanic acid 
  • Nail Sugeries: Daily.
  • Dermaroller
  • Follicular Hair Extraction

General Dermatology with specialized management techniques

  • Dextrose-Cyclophosphamide Pulse (DCP) for autoimmune blistering diseases and connective tissue disorders
  • Biologicals for Psoriasis and psoriatic arthropathy
  • Autologus serum skin test and Autologus serum therapy for Chronic urticaria
  • Treatment of sexually transmitted infection: As per NACO guidelines. Daily
  • HIV/STI Counseling: Daily
  • Leprosy clinic in collaboration with Ackworth and BLP: Monday, Wednesday, Friday.Services provided include, slit skin smear, MDT drug distribution center, Nerve biopsy, Management of deformities.
  • PUVA therapy – Daily. For generalized vitiligo, Psoriasis,  Atopic dermatitis etc
  • UVB therapy – Daily. Chamber ( for generalized involvement)and Panel (for localized involvement) 

Routine Diagnostic Procedures

  • Scrapings for fungus/parasites – Done daily in OPD for fungal infections/scabies
  • Dark ground microscopy –For syphilis
  • Tissue/fluid smears: Done daily. Various staining techniques like Gram Stain for bacterial infection, Tzanck smear for Vesicobullous disorders and Viral infections
  • Staining for AFB (Mycobacterium Leprae) – Sent to Microbiology Department
  • Wood Lamp examination – Done daily for confirmation of diagnosis in Vitiligo, Tinea infections
  • Skin Biopsy, including incisional and excision biopsy
  • Scalp Biopsy for diagnosis of hair loss
  • Nail biopsy

Specialized investigations available in the department

  • Direct Immunofluorescence study
  • Patch test and photopatch test- Universal series, Cosmetic series, Footwear series
  • Trichoscan and trichogram : For diagnosis of Androgenetic alopecia / hair disorders  
  • Rapid plasma regain (RPR) test: One of the diagnostic test for Syphilis

Specialty clinics being run by the department





Steroid Follow Up


Psoriasis Clinic


Hair Clinic  





Hair Clinic 


1. Participation of the department in National Leprosy Control Programme, RTI programme: 

  • In form of paper presentations
  • Management of leprosy patients
  • Maintenance of records

2. Participation in National dermatologic quiz

3.Participation in National & International conferences

4. Registry has been maintained for – 

  • Cutaneous Tuberculosis
  • Mycetoma
  • Drug reactions
  • STI and HIV
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Vitiligo
  • Acne
  • Chemical peels
  • Alopecia
  • All procedures