Department Details :
The extreme shortage of medical facilities promoted Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation to establish Medical College at Vilad Ghat, Ahmednagar in 2004. Under the able guidance and mature insight of the founder Late Shree Balasaheb Vikhe Patil. The institute is recognized by Medical Council of India, New Delhi in December, 2008 and is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.
The department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy (DVL) was started in the year 2004, presently it is headed by Dr. Ramesh M. Gosavi. Since then the department has been gradually upgraded to present, by experienced faculty & Post graduate students (one student per year since 2013). Today department has one unit of 30 beds and constituted by Professor & Head, 2 Associate professor, 1 Assistant professor, 2 Senior resident and 3 Junior resident.
Presently Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy is one of the important basic clinical speciality. As insufficient emphasis on subject given during under graduation, lack of trained personnel in the speciality and to accommodate the ever increasing number of medical graduates aspiring to pursue specialist course in the subject, this makes the subject special and important to study in the current scenario.
To emerge as department of excellence by providing competent speciality services which are reachable and affordable.
To promote value based subject education and research driven health care.
To provide uniform, standard and advance training in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy not only to post graduate students but also to undergraduate students too.
To serve rural & poor common people.
The students after the training should be able to:
1) Independently diagnose & manage common skin diseases, Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) & Leprosy.
2) Able to manage dermatological emergencies independently.
3) Learn to counsel patient and their family members regarding patient condition.
4) To develop problem solving skills to manage DVL disorders efficiently.
5) To follow preventive measures at individual and community levels against communicable and non-communicable DVL conditions.
6) Able to perform common DVL related procedures independently.