MD (Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy)

The postgraduate program leading to a Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy lasts for three years. The domain of the medical speciality known as dermatology is the study of diseases that affect the hair, nails, and skin. This is a one-of-a-kind subspecialty that combines elements of medicine and surgery. Depending on the specifics, this training may focus on primary medical, transitional, or surgical aspects. 

The School of Medicine is committed to enhancing the standard of living of patients afflicted with skin disease by providing cutting-edge patient care, educational opportunities, and research opportunities. The requirement for admission is completing a bachelor's degree, including but not limited to MBBS, DMS, BHMS, and BDS, amongst others. The score on the examination for admission into this program will determine one's position in the class.

The primary subjects covered in this:

  • Dermatology
  • Venereology
  • Leprology programme includes the immunology of dermatological diseases
  • Cellular and molecular inflammatory
  • Skin genetics
  • Skin development and structure of the skin
  • Carcinogenesis

To be eligible a candidate must first have earned the MBBS degree from a university recognized as meeting the requirements of the Medical Council of India or any other State Medical Council. D. under the specialty of Dermatology, Venerology, and Leprosy.

Scope in MD (Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy)

The future practice of a doctor of medicine in dermatology and venereology will include occupational and cosmetic dermatology and a focus on skin and sexually transmitted diseases. This field offers a variety of career opportunities, as well as excellent salaries to those who choose to pursue them.

Career Options in MD (Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy)

A degree in medicine, dermatology, venereology, or leprology can open many doors for professional advancement. For example, a dermatology graduate can pursue a career in the following fields: nursing homes, the private sector, or the public sector. Hospitals, clinics, and dispensaries:

  • Dermatology Professor          
  • Therapy Manager IVF Artificial Reproduction
  • Sales Coordinator
  • Cosmetic Dermatologist        
  • Medical Dermatologist

Programme offered at

  • GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, GIMSR Campus

Duration of the programme

  • 3 Years

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