Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

This is a branch of medicine that deals with Skin related diseases. Top dermatologists treat various skin conditions both through medical and surgical processes. They take care of diseases as well as certain cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair and nails.

Our Team


Dr. Rashmi Jindal

Professor & Head


Dr. Samarjit Roy


Dr. Ruchi Hemdani

Dr. (Maj.) Ruchi Hemdani

Assistant Professor

Common Skin Ailments include :

Acne Vitiligo Eczema
Rosace Psoriasis Wrinkles
Melasma Dry Skin Cold Sores
Skin Infection Warts Contact Dermatitis
Skin Tags Skin Allergy Hair Loss

Common Venereal Diseases include :

Syphilis Gonorrhea HIV/AIDS
Genital Herpes Chlamydia Human Papillomavirus Infection (HPV)

Department of Dermatology is one of the pioneering departments of HIMS, where the ingenuity, diligence and perseverance of its members have helped carve a niche. The department has three faculty members and two senior residents. Post-graduation in Dermatology was started in the year 2014 with one seat, and from 2021 the numbers of seats increased to three per year.

Dr. Rashmi Jindal is presently the head of the department with proficiency in managing Leprosy and Chronic Skin Diseases such as Hand Eczema. She has played a pivotal role in bringing awareness amongst masses regarding maintenance of skin barrier during covid times, when frequent hand washing caused numerous skin complications. She is also the convener of the national IADVL Academy and manages academic activities conducted by the Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy.

Dr. Y. S. Bisht is one of the leading experts who specialize in treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases, in which prompt microscopy and serological tests help diagnose atypical/doubtful cases.

Dr. S. Roy spearheaded the establishment of the Department of Dermatology at HIMS. With 17 years of experience in this institute, he has managed to create a special place not only in the hearts of his patients but also the post-graduate students. His expertise in the basics of Dermatology and unique teaching skills, especially in the dermatological emergencies such as Pemphigus and SJS/TEN have saved many lives and also guided students tackle such situations with poise and mindfulness

The contribution of all the doctors towards academics - be it clinical dermatology, histopathology, dermatoscopy via OPDs and IPDs is exceptional. The framework of the post graduate training protocol comprises of regular seminars, group discussions, case presentations, journal clubs, monthly tests and sessional exams wherein every student is paid attention to and helped in strategizing a specialized path.

Our students have represented the institute at various state, national and international conferences through participation in various activities and earned numerous accolades. The members ace academic and research-oriented work on a regular basis. Innumerable studies have been done and published that gained due recognition in the dermatology world