MD Dermatology

MD Dermatology

3 years
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  • Fee:NPR 2,381,760

MD Dermatology program of Patan Academy of Health Sciences is a 3-years postgraduate medical program that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and study of skin, hair, and nail disorders. The program aims to equip students with advanced knowledge and skills related to dermatological diagnosis, therapy, and research.

The goals of the program are to furnish students with advanced expertise and abilities in identifying, handling, and remedying skin disorders, to educate students in the application of contemporary techniques and technologies in the discipline of dermatology, and to cultivate research proficiencies and foster the utilization of evidence-based approaches in dermatology.

Salient Features

Patan Academy of Health Sciences School of Medicine provides scholarships to deserving students, which are determined by academic merit and financial necessity. In addition, students can seek external scholarships and financial assistance programs.


Individuals who wish to enroll in the MD Dermatology program must have obtained an MBBS degree from an accredited university and finished a one-year internship to meet the eligibility criteria.

Job Prospects

Dermatology is a field with high demand both in Nepal and globally. Graduates of the MD Dermatology program can secure positions in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, research institutions, and private practice. They can also embark on academic careers as medical instructors in colleges and universities. The career outlook for MD Dermatology graduates is bright, and potential job titles include dermatologist, consultant, researcher, and medical educator.

Curricular Structure

The curriculum of the MD Dermatology program at Patan Academy of Health Sciences School of Medicine encompasses a variety of topics such as:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of Skin
  • Dermatological Conditions
  • Skin Biopsy and Histopathology
  • Cutaneous Surgery and Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Photodermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Dermato-Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases of the Skin
  • Dermatological Emergencies
  • Research Methodology and Statistics

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and address both prevalent and infrequent dermatological ailments.
  • Execute dermatology-related cosmetic and surgical procedures.
  • Conduct research in the realm of dermatology.
  • Create tactics for handling dermatological emergencies.