Dermatology Department


The dermatology department offers procedures and services both investigative and curative, pertaining to general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology and venereology. Comprehensive consultation and treatment is provided for both outpatients and in-patients covering all dermatological conditions including:

  • General Dermatology
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Cosmetology
  • Leprosy


The Dematology department employs the use of Electrocautery for ablation/cauterisation of various skin lesions. Common indications include:

a. Viral warts

b. Skin tags

b. Seborrheic keratosis

b. Milia, etc

In addition to basic services like skin biopsies/excisions, scrapings and smears (fungal; AFB/ Tzanck smears; urethral smears, etc) and chemical cauterisation, the department also offers other specialised services like:

a. Acne Surgery

b. Hair Disorders – investigations and surgery

c. Nail Disorders – investigations and surgery