Brief Introduction

About the Department

  • The department of DERMATOLOGY, VENEROLOGY & LEPROSY provides tertiary care to the patients for all types of dermatological problems.

  • The department is recognized by the MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA

  • The out-patient department functions via OPD-1, located on ground floor of OPD building.

  • Separate sterile space for OPD based procedures is available.

  • OPD based procedures done on a daily basis

  •   Platelet rich plasma therapy for hair loss and acne scars ,

      Cryotherapy for warts/corn/skin tags/keloids,

      Punch biopsy for confirmatory diagnosis,

      Subcision , dermaroller and fractional CO2 laser for acne scars,

      Chemical peels

      Electrocautery for warts etc are done on a daily basis.

  • Patients requiring indoor management are admitted in WARD-18 located near Sahyog MRI center in the hospital campus.

  • Syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections and counselling of patients is done through OPD-7B.


     Dr. Jatin Chauhan has been awarded SECOND PRIZE for his presentation of Award paper during 9th Mid year annual conference of IADVL.

     Dr. Priyanka Gulwani won 3rd prize in Free paper category for the paper titled: MYCETOMA AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL: HISTOPATHOLOGICAL APPROACH IN DIAGNOSIS OF CAUSATIVE ORGANISMS in Annual conference of Dermatopathology Society of India.

     Dr. Vimal Sangam presented poster that was selected in Top-6 E posters of E-CUTICON annual state conference 2021. Poster title: PORPHYRIA CUTANEA TARDA MIMICKING HANSENS DISEASE.

    PG Intake Capacity - Total 04 + 01 EWS
    M.D Skin VD (DVL) 04 seats


    Sr No. Name Designation Email Id
    1 Dr. Sejal Thakkar  Professor & Head
    2 Dr. Hiral Shah Associate Professor
    3 Dr. Nipul Vara Associate Professor (H.G)
    4 Dr. Mukesh Rathwa Assistant Professor
    5 Dr. Sonal Patel Assistant professor


    6 Dr. Nikita Patel SR
    7 Dr. Sanya Narang SR
    8 Dr. Vimal Sangam SR
    9 Dr. Kesha Patel R2
    10 Dr. Mudra Shah R2
    11 Dr. Snehal Gohel R2
    12 Dr. Nayan Prajapati

    13 Dr.Ajay Ninama  R1
    14 Dr. Poonam sarvaiya  R1
    15 Dr. Janki Gol  R1
    16 Dr.Priti Rawat  R1
    17 Dr.Vishva Marvaniya  R1
    18 Dr.Nisha Miyatra 

    19 Dr. Dhruv Chauhan 




    2022 1. Hiral Shah. Chronic venous insufficiency: Part 1 Pathophysiology and clinical features.
    Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2022
    2021 1.       Piyush Kumar, Hiral Shah, Anupam Das. Porokeratoma: An uncommon entity. Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology 2021;22:170-1
    2.       Anup Kumar Tiwary, Hiral Shah, Bhushan Madke, Piyush Kumar. A Compendium of specific histopathological bodies in dermatology 2021 Vol 66 Issue 2 179-186
    3.       Sonal J. Patel, Rima Joshi, Buldaniya Monika B., Patel Raksha. Autologous serum Therapy in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria with Positive ASST as Adjuvant Therapy with Antihistamines. RFP Journal of Dermatology 2021 Vol 6 Issue 1, Jan-June 2021, Pages 9-12
    4.       Monika Buldaniya, Raksha Patel, Sonal Patel. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy in Chronic Non-Healing Ulcers of Various Etiologies. Vol 3 No. 2 July-December 2021
    2019 1.       Sonal J. Patel, Rima Joshi, Raksha Patel, Mahipal Patel. An ecological Study of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria in 300 Patients at Tertiary Care Hospital in Gujarat. RFP Journal of Dermatology. 2019;4(1):19-24
    2.       Sonal Gaurang Patel, Rima Rakesh Joshi, Raksha Maganlal Patel. Autologous serum skin test in 250 patients of chronic spontaneous urticaria at tertiary care hospital in Gujarat. International Journal of Research in Dermatology 2019;5:446-70
    2018 1.       Hiral Shah, Anup Kumar Tiwary, Piyush Kumar. Transepidermal elimination: Historical evolution, pathogenesis and nosology. Indian Journal of Dermatology Venerology Leprology 2018;84:753-7
    2.       Sonal Patel, Rima Joshi, Raksha Patel. Study of Prick test in Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria. International Journal of Dermatology Vol 3 No 2 July-December 2018
    2016 1.       Shyamkumar Makadia, Hiral Shah, Bharti Patel, Neela Bhuptani. Gregg syndrome: With blueberry muffin rash and congenital cataract. Indian J Paediatr Dermatol 2016;17:229-31
    2.       Shruti Kulkarni, Hiral Shah, Bharti Patel, Neela Bhuptani. Crusted Scabies: Presenting as erythroderma in a human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive patient. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2016;37:72-4
    3.       Bhushan Madke, Hiral Shah, Adarsh Lata Singh, Meenaz Khoja, Poonam Kabra. Oral retinoid-induced cheilitis. Indian Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2016;2:50-3
    4.       Yash Dhamecha, Shyamkumar Makadia, Hiral Shah, Neela Bhuptani. A study of clinicopathological correlation of patients with Tattoo reaction. Int J Res Med 2016;5(2); 165-168
    2013-14 1.       Tejas Acharya, Dimple Mehta, Hiral Shah, Jayendra Dave Pharmacological Study of Adverse Cutaneous Drug Reactions in a Tertiary Care Hospital. National Journal Physiology, Pharmacy & Pharmacology. 2013 Vol 3 Issue 1
    2.       Tanvi B. Shah, Dimple S. Mehta, Hiral A. Shah, Sanjay J. Mehta, Jayendra N. Dave Evaluation of the effect of topical cefadroxil on bacterial load of pathogenic staphylococci in anterior nares in human volunteers, Comparitive study between oral vs. topical cefadroxil and evaluation of effect of combination of oral plus topical cefadroxil in patients with staphylococcal superficial skin infections. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology. May-June 2013 Vol 2 Issue 3
    3.       Saket J. Thaker, Dimple S. Mehta, Hiral A. Shah, Jayendra N. Dave, Kunjan M. Kikani. A comparative study to evaluate efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness between Whitfields ointment + oral fluconazole versus topical 1% butenafine in tinea infections of skin. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 2013;45:622-4
    4.       Saket J. Thaker, Dimple S. Mehta, Hiral A. Shah, Jayendra N. Dave, Shailesh G. Mundhava.  A Comparitive randomized open label study to evaluate efficacy, safety, and cost effectiveness between topical 2% sertaconazole and topical 1% butenafine in tinea infections of skin. Indian Journal of Dermatology 2013;58:451-6
    5.       Pratik B. Sheth, Hiral A. Shah, Jayendra N. Dave. Periorbital Hyperpigmentation. A study of its prevalence, common causative factors and its association with personal habits and other disorders. Indian Journal of Dermatology 2014;59:151-7
    2010-12 1.       Nipul Vara, M Agrawal, Yogesh Marfatia. Leprosy beyond MDT: study of follow-up of 100 released from treatment cases. Indian Journal of Leprosy 2010,82: 189-194
    2.       Sunita B. Chhaiya, Varsha J. Patel, Jayendra N Dave, Dimple S. Mehta, Hiral Shah. Comparitive efficacy and safety of topical permethrin, topical ivermectin, and oral ivermectin in patients of uncomplicated scabies. Indian Journal of Dermatology Venerology Leprology 2012;78:605-610
    2003-2006 1.       Avinash Kumar Seth, Ambikanandan Misra, Dipak Umrigar, Nipul Vara. Role of Acyclovir gel in herpes simplex: Clinical implications. Med Sci Monit, 2003;9(7) Pages- 93-98
    2.       Nipul Vara, Yogesh Marfatia. A Study on the impact of FD-MDT on 200 Leprosy patients. Indian Journal of Leprosy 2005 Vol.77(3)
    3.       Nipul Vara. Profile of new cases in childhood Leprosy in a hospital setting. Indian Journal of Leprosy. Vol 78(3) July-September 2006



    • For Postgraduates:
    Regular PG teaching is carried out through various modes:

    o   Daily routine beside teaching
    o   Weekly long and short case presentations on Tuesdays.
    o   Journal club/ reading Thursday afternoon
    o   Weekly topic discussion through presentations- Friday afternoon
    o   Interactive interesting case discussion during OPD hours
    o   Weekly clinic-pathological correlation by reviewing histopathology slides- Wednesday afternoon.
    o   Grand round- twice a week.
    o   Clinical demonstrations- daily.




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