Department of Dermatology was run by various dermatologists from the starting of Jubilee Mission Hospital. When it became Medical College Dr. Mercy Paul was in charge , other faculties joined later and department was expanded. Students are taught Dermatology in the 4th Semester onwards. They have six weeks posting during their MBBS course. Dermatology is one of the subjects which every doctor should have basic training. It also deals with Leprosy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. It is highly demanding subject as cosmetology is expanding. Various modern treatment modalities like Laser Treatment for various conditions are getting attention now.
At present the department is providing treatment for various dermatological disorders. PUVA chamber is available and is being used for treatment of Psoriasis and Vitiligo.
Other modalities of treatment for Vitiligo which are being given are skin grafting and melano cyte transfer. Treatment of Pemphigus and Psoriasis have been improved with usage of Biologics.
There is scope for further improvement in the field of cosmetology, provided. The newer devices like Lasers and various cosmetological preparations are made available.