DMC: The Department of Dermatology & Venereology

Professor Dr. Rashed Md. Khan Head, Department of Dermatology & Venereology
Dhaka Medical College

The Department of Dermato-logy & Venereology of Dhaka Medical College & Hospital is committed to providing the highest level of care to patients. We are proud to be nationally recognized as one of the best Dermatology Departments in the country, but we are constantly striving to do more through world-class research and the training of the next generation of physicians.

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist treats diseases in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

Academic activities
a. Undergraduate teaching-14 classes
a. Postgraduate teaching-76 classes
b. Seminars-
i. Central- attending and arranging central seminars (monthly and weekly)
ii. Departmental- department regularly arrange clinical meetings on different topics every Tuesday.
iii. Departmental- department regularly arrange seminars on different topics every forthrightly.
c. Journal club- journal club arrange at every Thursday.
d. Grand round- grand round occurs every Sunday.
e. Research- different research works are going on.
f. Examination of HMO- Examination of HMO done every two months.
g. Integrated teaching- Integrated teaching of DDV and MD students is being done regularly and various classes of MD & FCPS of medicine and allied subjects are taken regularly.

Organogram of the department
Professor: Professor Dr. Rashed Md. Khan
Associate Professor: Dr. Md. Emdadul Haque, Dr. Masuda Begum
Assistant Professor: Dr. Samaresh Hazra, Dr. Tushar Kanti Sikdar, Dr. S M Bakhtiar Kamal
Junior Consultant: Dr. Md. Anwarul Hasan, Dr. Md. Saiful Islam
Registrar: Dr. Faima Wahida
Assistant Registrar: Dr. Tahmina Akter Shimul
MOs: Dr. Linia Sanjeen, Dr. Tanuva Chanda, Dr. Taiaba, Dr. Atia Rouf (OSD)
HMOs: 14
MD student: 01
DDV student: 04
Interns: attend OPD on rotation.

The department is involved in national activities through attending and arranging national conference and seminars on dermatology and also attending the conference and seminars of other subjects and in international participation through attending in the international congresses and seminars on dermatology. Besides, the department is also involved with Honorary degree/Awards/Rewards.

Faculty Members of the Department.

The department has already made a number of presentations at seminar/ conferences. These are mentioned here.
(1) Biologics in Psoriasis, presented at annual program of Psoriasis Awareness Club, presented
by Professor Dr. Rashed Md. Khan, Professor and Head, Department of Dermatology, DMC.
(2) Hair & Nutrition, presented at the conference of Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of Bangladesh, presented by Dr. S M Bakhtiar Kamal, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, DMC.
(3) Participation in the CME program of Dhaka Medical College usually held in 1st Monday of every month.

In addition to this, the department has a good number of publications. By this time, it has published 09 (nine) papers.

Diagnostic/therapeutic facilities ava-ilable in individual departments and number of intervention/procedure annually done are Electrocautery-132, Biopsy-105 cases.

And as achievements by doctors of concerned unit, they teach students, treat patients and attend referral cases; and the future plan of the department is to make this department a center of excellence.

Profile of Prof. Rashed Md. Khan

Prof. Dr. Rashed Md. Khan is the Head of the Department of Dermatology & Venereology of Dhaka Medical College & Hospital. He is specialized in Cosmetic Surgery, Dermato Surgery and LASER. Dr. Rashed has 25 years of professional experience in his medical field. He has several national and international publications. He is dedicated to the needs of the patients and uses the most advanced Medical and Surgical techniques available for the treatment of patients. He is not only a reputed physician but also a committed doctor and a teacher.