Department of Skin and VD


Skin and VD is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

 Staff Details

Department of Skin & V.D.

      1. Dr. Pankaj Shukla


      2. Dr. Rakhi R. Ghodge

Associate  Professor

      3. Dr Varadraj Pai

Assistant Professor

      4. Dr Prachi Bhandare




Details of all types of treatment available in the Department of Skin & V.D


  • PUVA Unit for the following condition :




Psoriasis and  other papulo squamous disorder   


2.   Cryotherapy for the following condition :
-    Warts
-    Keloid
-    Other dermatoses


  1. Laser (long pulse Nd Yag) for the following condition :


       -   Hair removal
       -   Vascular malformations


  1. Electro cautery for the following condition :


  • Viral warts
  • Skin tags


  1. Chemical cautery for the following condition :


  • Viral warts
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • DPN
  • Skin tags


6.      Chemical peels


·         Glycolic peel for pigmentary disorders like melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation


·         Salicylic acid peel for acne


·         Trichloroacetic acid peels for Melasma and Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation




7.       Vitiligo surgeries


·         Miniature punch grafting




8.      Surgeries for acne scars: dermaroller and subscission


9.      Autologous serum therapy for urticaria




10.  Radiofrequency Unit


·         DPN


·         Skin tags


·         Epidermal tumours


·         Cherry Angiomas






Monday to Saturday 9 am to 1 pm


Consultants available in the OPD:


Monday, Wednesday, Friday- Dr. Rakhi Ghodge, Associate Professor


                                                 Dr. Prachi Bhandare, Lecturer


Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday- Dr. Pankaj Shukla, Prof and HOD


                                                 Dr. Varadraj Pai, Assistant Professor


 Special Clinics:



Name of the Clinic

Days on which held


Name of Clinic In-charge


Psoriasis Clinic


9 am to 12 pm

Dr. Prachi Bhandare


Vesiculobullous diseases


9 am to 12 pm

Dr. Pai


Vitiligo Clinic


9 am to 12 pm

Dr. Prachi Bhandare


Autoimmune disease clinic -Contact Allergic Dermatitis


9 am to 12 pm

Dr. Pai


Hansen’s clinic

Monday to Saturday

9 am to 12 pm

Dr. Rakhi Ghodge


STD Clinic

Monday to Saurday

9 am to 12 pm

Dr. Prachi Bhandare


ESI Clinic

Tuesday, Thursday , Saturday

9 am to 12 pm

Dr. P. Shukla