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M.D Dermatology

Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology

Do you want to deal with the diseases that occur in the skin with medicine and surgical aspects? Do you want to make your career in the medical field? Then, you should pursue M.D Dermatology course. Here, you will get complete details of this course.

Course Name: M.D Dermatology
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Medical
Duration: 3 years

M.D Dermatology stands for Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology. Typically, M.D Dermatology is a 3 years course, the minimum eligibility for which is an M.B.B.S degree.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic qualification for pursuing M.D Dermatology course is a pass degree in MBBS degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences or any other University or equivalent qualification recognized by the MCI (Medical Council of India) or any of the State Medical Council.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 55% is required at the level of post graduation (50% marks in case of SC / ST / OBC).
  • A rotating internship of 1 year is required to pursue this course.
  • Most institutes prefer candidates with work experience preferably a minimum of 12 months of professional experience.
  • Admission to this course is based on the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance examination.

The minimum duration of M.D Dermatology course is 3 years.

M.D Dermatology 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.D Dermatology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.D Dermatology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Aarupadai Veedu Medical CollegeVinayaka Mission's UniversityPuducherry
Academy of Medical SciencesKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
Amala Institute of Medical SciencesKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
Assam Medial CollegeDibrugarh UniversityAssam
Bangalore Medical College & Research InstituteRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Christian Medical College, VelloreChrist UniversityTamil Nadu
Dean D Y Patil Medical CollegeUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
Decan College of Medical SciencesDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshTelangana
Dr B R Ambedkar Medical College, BangaloreKarnatak University
Government Medical College KozhikodeKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
Guntur Medical CollegeDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Institute of Medical Science, Banaras Hindu University, VaranasiBanaras Hindu UniversityUttar Pradesh
Kempegowda Institute of Medical sciencesRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
M. S. Ramaiah Medical CollegeRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Mata Gujri Memorial Medical CollegeBhupendra Narayan Mandal UniversityBihar
Medical College Hospital KolkataWest Bengal State UniversityWest Bengal
Meenakshi Medical College & Research InstituteTamil UniversityTamil Nadu
Mysore Medical College & Research InstituteUniversity of MysoreKarnataka
Navodaya Medical CollegeRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
RajaRajeswari Medical College & HospitalRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
S V S Medical CollegeDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshTelangana
School of Medical SciencesBharath UniversityTamil Nadu
Shri M.P. Shah Government Medical CollegeSaurashtra UniversityGujarat
Smt. B. K. Shah Medical Institute And Research CenterSumandeep Vidyapeeth University Gujarat
Sri B.M. Patil Medical CollegeRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka

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About the course

It is a postgraduate program in Dermatology. Dermatologists devote their knowledge and skills in treating medical conditions pertaining to the skin, nails and hair such as rashes, acne, eczema, skin allergies, nail infections and various skin disorders including skin cancer. They use the latest methods to conquer acute or chronic skin diseases. All Dermatologists are trained in surgical procedures but only some choose to specialize in surgery. The course also provides knowledge related to cosmetic dermatology. After obtaining postgraduate degree in M.D, one can go for further specialization in medical or surgical field.

Course Objectives

Below are some of the primary objectives of this course:
To diagnose and manage common skin diseases, leprosy and sexually transmitted diseases
To manage efficiently all medical emergencies related to skin
To teach requisite knowledge and laboratory skills to other medical / paramedical team members
To adopt a compassionate attitude towards the patients and their families
To evaluate and initiate investigation for solving problems related to skin.

Career opportunities

There are numerous career opportunities in the field of M.D Dermatology. A postgraduate in Dermatology can seek career options in the areas such as private and public hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and dispensaries. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in colleges and universities. The remuneration is exceptionally high after completion of M.D Dermatology degree.

M.D Dermatology Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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