Department Details


At the end of the course of Dermato-S.T.D. and Leprology, the student shall be able to:

  • Demonstrate sound knowledge of common diseases, their clinical manifestations, including emergent situations and of investigative procedures to confirm their diagnosis.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of various modes of therapy used in treatment of respiratory diseases.
  • Describe the mode of action of commonly used drugs, their doses, side-effects/toxicity, indications and contra-indications and interactions;
  • Describe commonly used modes of management including the medical and surgical procedures available for the treatment of various diseases and to offer a comprehensive plan of management for a given disorder.


The student should be able to:

Interview the patient, elicit relevant and correct information and describe the history in a chronological order.

  • Conduct clinical examination, elicit and interpret physical findings and diagnose common disorders and emergencies;
  • Perform simple, routine investigative and office procedures required for making the bed-side diagnosis, especially the examination of scrapings for fungus, preparation of slit smears and staining for AFB for leprosy patients and for STD cases.
  • Take a skin biopsy for diagnostic purposes.
  • Manage common diseases recognizing the need for referral for specialized care, in case of inappropriateness of therapeutic response.

Our Doctors

Dr. Riddhi Chauhan

Assistant Professor

DOJ: 12.03.19

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