Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology

Nov. 25, 2016, 2:47 p.m.

Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology is a postgraduate Dermatology programme. Dermatologists devote their skills and energy to treating medical conditions of the skin, such as acne, rashes, rosaceous, warts and various forms of skin cancer. They use the latest research to conquer acute or chronic diseases that can be life-altering. All dermatologists are trained in surgical procedures, but some choose to specialize in surgery, often using leading-edge techniques invented and perfected by their fellow dermatologists. Course also provides knowledge of cosmetic dermatology procedures using the latest techniques and state of the art equipment.

How is M.D. Dermatology Course Beneficial?

The degree course is suitable to treat any disorder or concern of the skin, sweat glands, hair and nails including Acne, Aging Skin, Allergic Skin, Alopecia (Hair Loss), Actinic Keratoses (Pre-cancerous Lesions), Basal Cell Carcinoma, Dermatitis, Dry Skin, Eczema, Fungal, Infections, Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating), Melanoma, Melasma, Moles, Nail Disease, Oily Skin, Psoriasis, Rosacea, Sensitive Skin, Skin Cancer, Skin Rashes, Sun Damage, Varicose Veins, Vitiligo, Warts. It is beneficial to improve the health and appearance of the skin with a whole host of surgical and non-surgical treatments including filling in or smoothing out wrinkles and scars, eliminating spider veins or skin discolorations, resurfacing skin with microdermabrasion or chemical peels, and removing or replacing hair. The Course is also beneficial for further studies such as Ph.D. etc.

Course Suitability

They must possess personal traits such as a good bed-side manner, warm and approachable personality, friendly and confident demeanour, and attention to patients' needs or concerns. They should be familiar with current trends and organizational issues in medical education. Applicants also possess managerial and leadership skills related to committee function in an academic institution and operate effectively within academic institutions. Candidates willing for further degrees also are good match for it.


•    M.B.B.S. with minimum 55% marks
•    Some reputed institutes conduct entrance examination for admission to Degree course.


Syllabus of Dermatology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.
Subjects of Study

  1. Basic sciences as related to dermatology
  2. Principles & practice of Dermatology, STD & Leprosy
  3. Histopathology, Leprology & Venereology
  4. Recent advances in Dermatology, Leprosy & Venereology and General Medicine as related to Dermatology


  1. Short Cases                             
  2. Semi long cases  Histopathology
  3. Grand viva–voce
  4. Thesis discussion, drugs, X-rays, equipment

M.D. Dermatology Colleges 

•    Andhra Medical College, v ishakhapatnam
•    Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh
•    Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
•    West Bengal University of Health Sciences - WBUHS, Kolkata

Job Types

•    Consultant - Dermatology
•    Professor - Dermatology
•    Associate Professor - Dermatology
•    Group Brand Manager/Sr. Brand Manager - Dermatology
•    Medical Representative
•    Skin Specialist
•    Product Manager
•    Clinical Application Specialist
•    Therapy Manager - IVF Artificial Reproduction
•    Sales Coordinator

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