M.D is abbreviation of a course 'Doctor of medicine' which is equivalent to a post graduate degree in medical line. The candidates acquire in depth knowledge and specialty training related to their specialization which is Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy in this particular course. Candidates learn different subjects related to pathological reactions of the skin, Basic Dermatopathology, Biology & Development of skin genetics, structure and development of skin, etc. Immunology of dermatological disease, repair & carcinogenesis, Cellular and molecular biology of inflammation, etc are also included in the course.
Candidates holding MBBS degree in their graduation with same or related specialization are eligible for this course. There is not age restriction for this course and interested candidates can pursue at any stage of their professional life as per their need.
The admission can be taken directly on merit basis after successful completion of MBBS degree and it related training. Some institutes may conduct entrance test for the admission and for such institutes candidates need to clear the entrance examination with good scores.
The duration for this course is 3 regular years if it pursued after MBBS. For candidates who have done a Post Graduate Diploma from any recognized institute after their MBBS with same specialization, the duration is 2 years.
Further study options
interested candidates can pursue other specialization short term courses to have broad profile. The available options are Cosmetology, Plastic surgery, CPS, etc.
This is a Clinical Specialty course which teaches everything about Skin and its related problems. Dermatology is branch of medical science which completely deals with skin, hairs, scalp, nails and their specific diseases.
The course includes specialty training sessions along with theoretical classes and candidates learn about initial medical, transitional, or surgical aspects of different diseases.
In similar manner, candidates also learn about Venereology and Leprosy in details and get training about the same.
These candidates have lots of job opportunities in the field of Dermatology. They can work in Dermatology clinics, dispensaries, nursing homes, and Private as well as government hospitals.
Teaching in Medical colleges is again a suitable option for interested candidates with good salary scale.
Apart from this, candidates can start their own Dermatology clinic and can earn on their own.
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