Faculty Members of Dermatology

S No
Faculty
Name, Appointment
DOJ
Teachership
Experience
1
Dr. Pihu Sethi
MD, DNB
Assistant Professor & Head
Email : pihu.derma@gims.ac.in
09.07.2019
Yes UG & PG
08 Years
2
Dr. Rakesh K. Chawla
MD,
Associate Professor
Email : rakesh.derma@gims.ac.in
07.11.2023
Yes UG & PG
10 Years

RESIDENTS

S.No
Resident
Batch
Qualifications
DOJ
1
Dr. Shafaq Khan
--
MBBS, MD
02.01.2024
2
Dr Pramod kumar
1986
MBBS,MD
14.02.2024

NON TEACHING STAFF

S.No
DESIGNATION
NO. OF POSTS
REMARKS/DEFICIENCY
1
ECG Technician
1
Nil
2
Technical Assistant/ Technician
3
Nil
3
Lab Attendant
4
Nil
4
Store Keeper
1
Nil
5
Steno Typist
1
Nil
6
Record Clerk
2
Nil
7
Sweeper
2
Nil
8
TB Chest health Visitor
2
Nil
9
Psychiatric Social worker
2
Nil

Departmental Information:

S.No
Headings
Details
1.
Name of the Department
Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
2.
Date of Establishment
July 2019
3.
Name of first HOD
Dr. Pihu Sethi (MD, DNB)
3.
Name of first HOD
Dr. Pihu Sethi (MD, DNB)
4.
Facilities available in the Department
Daily OPD from 9:00 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.
OPD >150 patients per day
Clinical & Dermascopic examination
Vitiligo & Pigmentary Clinic: Monday (2:30 to 3:30 P.M.)
Psoriasis Clinic: Wednesday (2:30 to 3:30 P.M.)
Leprosy Clinic: Thursday (10:00 AM to 12:00 P.M.)
STI Clinic: Tuesday (2:00 to 4 P.M.)
5.
Facility wise work load
OPD: >300 patients per day
Vitiligo & Pigmentary clinic: >20 patients per week
Psoriasis Clinic: >30 patients per week
Leprosy Clinic: >10 patients per week
STI Clinic: Tuesday (2:00 to 4 P.M.)
6.
Procedures & minor OT
Dermoscopy, Wood’s lamp examination, Skin Biopsies, Chemical cauteries, Chemical peeling, Radiofrequency cautery, Co2 LASER, Whole body Phototherapy, Curattage, Microneedling, Vitiligo surgery, Acne scar surgery, PRP therapy, Iontophoresis, etc
7.
Training activities & courses run MBBS
Letter of permission from Medical Council of India vide letter No. MCI-34(41) (E-60)/2019 .Med/ 115574 dated 20 th May 2019 for starting MBBS course for 100 students. First batch of 100 students have been admitted and classes has been commenced since 01 Aug 2019.
8.
Teaching aids
LCD Projector
9.
Clinical OPD
IPD
Procedures & minor OT
Procedures & minor OT
OPD: >150 patients/ day
IPD: >5 patients/ day
>10 procedures/ day
10.
Total number of beds
10 IPD beds
11.
Services
Outpatient consultations & counselling of patients, Inpatient care, Clinical examination, Dermoscopy & Wood’s lamp examination, Special clinics- Vitiligo, Psoriasis & Leprosy, dermatological diagnostic, therapeutic & cosmetic procedures like Skin Biopsies, Radiofrequency cautery, Chemical cautery, Chemical peeling, Co2 LASER, Whole body Phototherapy, Curattage, Microneedling, Dermabrasion, Vitiligo surgery, Acne scar surgery, Iontophoresis, etc

EQUIPMENTS AVAILABLE

S.No
Equipments
Actual
1
Microscopes
2
2
Centrifuge machine
1
3
Skin biopsy set
1
4
Whole body Phototherapy Unit
1
5
Co2 LASER
1
6
Wood’s Lamp
1
7
Radiofrequency Cautery
1
8
Iontophoresis machine
1
9
Q Switched Nd Yag LASER
1

GENERAL EQUIPMENTS- WARD & OPD

S.No
Equipments
1.
Digital BP apparatus
2.
Weighing scale
3.
Operating lights
4.
Projector
5.
Glucometer
6.
Crash carts
7.
View box
8.
Dressing sets
9.
Pulse oximeter

MISSION STATEMENT

The department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy at GIMS is an integral part of the institute and aims at providing excellent patient care and treatment of diseases related to Skin, Hair, Nail, STI and Leprosy.


Missions

  • 1. Excellence in patient care.
  • 2. Outreach programs for Leprosy patients.
  • 3. To get awareness regarding sexually transmitted infections in the society to minimize the risk of spread and identify risk groups.
  • 4. Look forward to various researches and add learning into medical science.
  • 5. Teaching programs for undergraduates, residents, technicians and nursing staff at all levels

Departmental Achievements:

  • 1. Improvement in infrastructure in the form of increased number of OPD rooms and well illuminated minor OT.
  • 2. Improvement in equipment status with basic Dermatological diagnostic and treatment services.
  • 3. Establishment of LEPROSY CLINIC under regional District Leprosy Officer.
  • 4. Establishment of VITILIGO & PSORIASIS clinics.

VISION PLAN OF DEPARTMENT OF DERMATOLOGY, VENEREOLOGY & LEPROSY



DERMATOLOGY DEPARTMENT WORKLOAD:




Papers published/ read by faculty:

Dr. Rakesh K. Chawla

MD, Associate Professor

Dr. Rakesh Chawla did his MD in the speciality of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy from renowned AFMC, Pune in 1993. He has both clinical as well as teaching experience for more than 3o years in the speciality. Currently he is associated with GIMS as Associate Professor in the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.


1. Life member of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists.


Dr. Pihu Sethi

MBBS, MD, DNB

Dr. Pihu Sethi did her MD in the speciality of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy from JSS Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru. She has also been awarded with DNB degree in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy by National Board of Examinations. She has worked in NDMC Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital in the past and has both clinical as well as teaching experience for more than 6 years in her speciality. Currently she is associated with GIMS as Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy.


Achievements and Awards of Dr. Pihu Sethi

  • 1. IADVL nominee for 24th Lanka Derma
  • 2. IADVL scholarship for SARCD 2015
  • 3. IADVL Observer in Aesthetic Medicine
  • 4.Young Researchers Award InSC- January 2023

Details of Membership

  • 1. Life member of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists.
  • 2. Life member of Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India.
  • 3. Life member of Face Aesthetics Dermatological Society.

Conferences and CMEs attended by Dr. Pihu Sethi

International

  • 1. International Dermatopathology Conference & Annual DSI Meeting- 14th- 16th November 2014, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • 2. 24th Lanka Derma- Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists and Joint meeting with German Dermatological Society. 19th-21st February 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • 3. South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology- 4th- 6th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.

National

  • 1. ASTICON 2013- 37th National conference of IASSTD & AIDS, 27th- 29th September 2013, Mysuru, Karnataka.
  • 2. Hair Raisers- SIG Tricology & Hair Transplant- 16th September, 2018, New Delhi.
  • 3. 6th DAAS Summit- 5th – 7th July 2019, New Delhi.

State and Regional

  • 1. Derma Basics- 4th August 2013, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • 2. CME in Paediatric Dermatology- 2nd February 2014, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • 3. CME on Acne update- 19th March 2014, Mandya, Karnataka.
  • 4. Derma Basics- 29th June 2014, Mysuru, Karnataka.
  • 5. CME: An update in Leprosy for Postgraduates- 11th October 2014, Vellore, Tamil Nadu.
  • 6. CUTICON KN- 1st & 2nd November 2014, Bijapur, Karnataka.
  • 7. CME: Problem based learning in Rheumatology- 9th November 2014, Mysuru, Karnataka.
  • 8. CME Bangalore Dermatological Society- 25th January 2015, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • 9. Workshop on Search and Review of Medical Literature: Issues and Trends for medical practitioners and students- 30th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.
  • 10. Derma Advance 2016- 9th- 10th January 2016, Bijapur, Karnataka.
  • 11. Master Cass in Contouring Aesthetics (MICA)- 16th April 2017, New Delhi.
  • 12. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Jawline & Chin Augmentation- 30th April 2017, Ghaziabad, UP.
  • 13. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Nose & Lip Augmentation- 18th November 2018, Noida, UP.
  • 14. Curriculum Implementation Support Programme (CISP- 1) 25- 27 July 2019; GIMS, Greater Noida.
  • 15. IACMCON 2019; 15-17 November 2019; GIMS, Greater Noida.
  • 16. AETCOM Sensitization Programme 6 December 2019; GIMS, Greater Noida.
  • 17. Revised Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education Technologies- (rBCW-MET); 8th- 10th April 2021, GIMS, Greater Noida.
  • 18.Covid 19 preparedness and response: through the lens of health system. 30 October 2021 GIMS Greater Noida
  • 19.CME on Hemovigilance organized by deparatment of Pathology GIMS on 6th April 2021.
  • 20.GCP Workshop organized by Department of Pharmacology, GIMS on 27/08/2021.
  • 21.CME on Äntimicrobial Resistance & Antimicrobial Stewardship organized by Department of Microbiology,GIMS on 6th September 2021.
  • 22. CME cum Workshop on Advance methods of CSSD and its role in Hospital Infection Control organized by Department of Microbiology & Anaesthesia, GIMS on 14th September 2021.
  • 23. CME on Tumours & Mimics of GIT & Hepatobiliary Tract: Revisiting the Past & Exploring the Future organized by Department of Pathology,GIMS on 8th October 2021.

Member of Organising Committee-

1.IACMCON 2019; 15-17 November 2019; GIMS, Greater Noida.

2. CME on MSK Imaging- Current Trends & applications; 8-9th April 2022; GIMS, Greater Noida.


Research & Publications by Dr. Pihu Sethi

  • 1. Sethi P, Betkerur J, Sethi P, et al. A study on community associated Staphylococcus aureus and its susceptibility pattern to Mupirocin and Fusidic acid in primary pyoderma patients. IAIM, 2016; 3(11): 27-35. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
  • 2. Kumari N, Sethi P, Kewal K. Thyroid abnormality in hilly children with vitiligo: A case control study. IAIM, 2017; 4(10): 30-35. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
  • 3. Singla R, Sethi P, Savitha TG, Kanwar AJ. Pachyonychia congenita: Affecting three generations! Indian J Paediatr Dermatol, 2018; 19(3): 261-62. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
  • 4. Sethi P, Kumari N, Adhlakha B, Kanwar AJ. Focal actinic porokeratosis: A new variant? Indian J Paediatr Dermatol, 2018; 19(3): 272-73. (Index Copernicus Indexed).
  • 5. Ranugha PSS, Sethi P, Shastry, V. Acrodermatitis enteropathica: the need for sustained high dose zinc supplementation. Dermatology Online Journal, 2018; 24(12). (Index Medicus indexed).
  • 6. Goel A, Sethi P. Concealing of under eye orbital fat pads with hyaluronic acid filler: A case report. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020;19(4):820-823. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13097.
  • 7. Goel A, Rai K, Sethi P. Efficacy of platelet rich plasma for treatment of Male Androgenetic Alopecia patients: A prospective clinical study. International Journal of Medical Science and Current Research 2021;4(4):763-773
  • 8. Adhlakha B, Sethi P. Improper Disposal of Used Masks during COVID-19: A Health Hazard? J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2011;11(15):LI01-02
  • 9. Saxena V, Jakhar K, Kumar S, Sethi P, Solanki HK. A Cross-Sectional Study of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Previously Diagnosed Patients With Fibromyalgia. Cureus. 2022;14(9): e29337.
  • 10. Sethi P, Maheshwari K, Adhlakha B, Kalhan S, Gupta R K. Cutaneous Adverse Reactions after Administration of Covishield Vaccine in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Western Uttar Pradesh: A Series of Cases. Int J Pharm Clin Res. 2022; 14(11): 176-86.
  • 11. Sethi P, Maheshwari K, Bahadur S, Kalhan S. Acral Acanthosis Nigricans with Concurrent Vitamin B12 Deficiency in an Indian Patient: An Atypical Presentation. J Clin of Diagn Res.2023; 17(5):WD03-WD05. https://www.doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2023/61029/17878

Research Papers Read

  • 1. Jakhar D, Kaul S, Kaur I. Increased usage of smartphones during COVID-19: Is that blue light causing skin damage? J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 Oct;19(10):2466-2467. doi: 10.1111/jocd.13662.
  • 2. Goel A, Rai K. Male lip filler-Aesthetic enhancement is not just limited to females: A case report. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2021 Oct;20(10):3173-3176. doi: 10.1111/jocd.14320. Epub 2021 Jul 14. PMID: 34197689.

Details of Certificate Courses

  • 1. Workshop on Search and Review of Medical Literature: Issues and Trends for medical practitioners and students- 30th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.
  • 2. Master Cass in Contouring Aesthetics (MICA)- 16th April 2017, New Delhi.
  • 3. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Jawline & Chin Augmentation- 30th April 2017, Ghaziabad, UP.
  • 4. Conference & Hands on Workshop of Nose & Lip Augmentation- 18th November 2018, Noida, UP.
  • 5. Microblading and Micropigmentation Workshop- 2019, Ghaziabad.

Paper’s Presented by Dr. Pihu Sethi

International Conferences:
  • 1. Poster- Lymphangiosarcoma: A Case Report. International Dermatopathology Conference & Annual DSI Meeting, 14th- 16th November 2014, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • 2. Poster- Dermatoses in Children of Jenu Kuruba Tribe and Assessment of Knowledge and Attitude of their parents. 24th Lanka Derma- Annual Academic Sessions of Sri Lanka College of Dermatologists and Joint meeting with German Dermatological Society. 19th-21st February 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • 3. Award Paper- Study of clinico- bacteriological profile of primary skin infections and susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcal pyodermas to Mupirocin and Fusidic acid. South Asian Regional Conference of Dermatology, 4th- 6th September 2015, Mysuru, Karnataka.
  • National, State & Regional Conferences:
  • 4. Award paper- Perniosis: A Case Report. CME in Paediatric Dermatology, 2nd February 2014, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • 5. Award paper- Study of clinico- bacteriological profile of primary skin infections and susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcal pyodermas to Mupirocin and Fusidic acid – A preliminary report. CUTICON KN, 1st & 2nd November 2014, Bijapur, Karnataka.
  • 6. Oral Paper- Blistering disease since childhood in 2 siblings. Academic Society. 22nd July 2015, JSS Medical College and Hospital, Mysuru, Karnataka.