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Department of Dermatology

The Department was started in 1957-58 with Dr. Ramachandra as Lecturer. Later Dr. Sivakrishnudu, Lecturer headed the Department during 1960 to 1966.

For the first time Dr. NagaBhushanam was posted as professor of Dermatology in 1966 and he ran the Department upto 1968 in the later half of Dr. Siva Krishna Naidu was appointed as Civil Surgeon Specialist and run the Department upto 1979. Later, Dr. Kameswara Rao professor of Dermatology was posted and headed the department from 1979 to 1984. Later Dr. P. Srinivas Assistant Professor Dermatology was kept incharge of the Department from 1985 to 1990 Dr. Vasundhara Devi, has joined as Professor of Dermatology in the later half of 1990 and she has worked upto August 1991.

Dr. K. Anandam, was posted as Professor of Dermatology in 1991 and he headed the department till his retirement on August of 1997. Later Dr. D. Masthan Saheb, Associate Professor of Dermatology was kept in charge of the Department till the middle 2001, when Dr. Pratap has joined as professor who worked between 2001-2002 later Dr. I. Chandra Sekhar Reddy, Asst. Professor was kept in charge of the Department during 2002-2003.

Dr. D. Masthan Saheb has joined as professor of Dermatology on 18.09.2003 and at president he is the professor and Head of the Department of Dermatology.

At present, some procedures like chemical peeling, Electrocautery, Cryoterapy, lonotophoresis are also being carried out in the Department. Proposals are sent for the sanction of PUVA unit, Dermabration Unit to the Department.

So far 15 MD., students 24 DD students have taken their degree from the Department.

The Department has contributed 22 articles in the Indian journal of Dermatology among which 15 are by Dr. K. Anandam, five are by Dr. D. Masthan Saheb and Two are by Dr. I. Chandra Sekhar Reddy.

The department has successfully conducted state IADVL conference in 1997.

Department Faculty List-2014

S.No Name Qualifications Designation Join Date

Dr.I.Chandra Sekhar Reddy


Prof & HOD

Mar 2011


Dr.Aruna Kumari



April 2008





Mar 2010


Dr.Gowthami Sree



Oct 2012


Dr.Subramanyam Swamy



June 2009


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