Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences was started in January 1986. Post-graduation in the Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy (DVL) was started in the year 2009 with one MD seat and one Diploma seat headed by Professor Dr B.D. Sathyanarayana. Other staff in the department were late Dr H.B. Basavaraju as Professor, Dr Nischal and Dr Ranga Swaroop as assistant professors and Dr N P Umashankar as senior resident. In the year 2011 one more MD seat was added.
Department of DVL is situated in first floor of hospital building. It serves the educational needs of undergraduates, post graduates and research scholars.
In the year 2015, a full-fledged Aesthetic Dermatology and Dermatosurgery unit was established and is working in full swing. Department of DVL is involved in patient care and offers full range of services comprising of general dermatology, dermatosurgery, cosmetology at a very affordable cost. We are dedicated to improve healthcare of our patients, using the latest and advanced techniques and in training post graduates in clinical Dermatology including aesthetics.
We constantly strive to provide compassionate and exemplary services for our patients, while educating post graduates in the art and science of Dermatology.
The Department aims to be a centre of excellence in the field of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy and strives to develop state of the art technology for modern Aesthetic Dermatology and Dermatosurgery.