Department of Dermatology


The Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital was established in the year 1999. The Department of Dermatology offers comprehensive teaching facilities for the medical and allied courses run by the Nitte Deemed to be University. It is constantly growing to venture the vast opportunities in its field.

Our Cardiologists use a broad range of treatment options to give each patient the best care possible. These include life style modification recommendations, medications and interventional procedures.

The Department consists of dedicated staff & enthusiastic residents. Together, the team is committed to patient care by working up of a case, discussions and more efficient management of patients. The consultants & residents cater to the needs of the patients with utmost care & compassion.

The ward section of the Hospital has 30 beds reserved for dermatology inpatient management. Patients requiring admissions and also those undergoing dermato-surgical treatments are admitted and provided necessary care at affordable rates.

Faculty / OPD Schedule

Outpatient Department at Justice K. S Hegde Charitable Hospital runs on all days of the week including Sundays. OPD timings are from 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM and on Sundays from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM.

Sl. No. Name Designation Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 Dr. Girisha B.S Professor and Head OPD
2 Dr. Tonita Mariola Noronha Associate Professor OPD
3 Dr. Shricharith Shetty Assistant Professor OPD
4 Dr. Joshika Bhandary D Senior Resident OPD

PG Residents

Sl. No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Greeshma P.B Junior Resident
2 Dr. Preethi B Nayak Junior Resident
3 Dr. Sajin Alexander Junior Resident
4 Dr. Haripriya A Junior Resident
5 Dr. Preethi B Nayak Junior Resident
6 Dr. Snigdha N Hegde Junior Resident
7 Dr. Bantwal Priya Baliga Junior Resident
8 Dr. Mahadevappa Junior Resident
9 Dr. Tarunkrishna K S Junior Resident

Speciality Clinic Schedule

The Department runs various speciality clinics. It provides basic and advanced health care services pertaining to the field.

  • Psoriasis Clinic - Monday, Wednesday, Saturday
  • Pigmentary/Vitiligo Clinic - Tuesday and Friday
  • Contact Dermatitis Clinic - Wednesday
  • Acne clinic - Thursday
  • Autoimmune/vesicobullous disease Clinic - All Days
  • STD Clinic - All Days
  • Leprosy Clinic - All Days
  • Laser clinic - All Days


  • Department is equipped with state of the art LASER machines to provide cosmetic treatments such as permanent hair reduction, acne scar corrections, keloid treatment, skin resurfacing, removal of pigmented lesion and tattoos.
  • Along with this other dermatologic and cosmetic procedures such as biopsies, skin grafting, cryotherapy, electrocautery, radiofrequency, chemical peels and skin resurfacing procedures such as derma rolling and microdermabrasion are done.
  • Platelet Rich plasma (PRP) therapy for hair loss and wound healing, skin grafting procedures, intralesional injections, various dematosurgeries such as nail and vitiligo surgeries are also done in the department.
  • Department has specialized Phototherapy treatment techniques like Narrow band UVB phototherapy, PUVA therapy, hand foot phototherapy unit and Excimer light system.
  • Sophisticated diagnostic procedures such as Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis is done here.