Fellowship

Fellowship Programme in Dermatosurgegy, Aesthetic Dermatology & Pediatric Dermatology

CUTIS Academy of Cutaneous Sciences (CACS) is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences (RGUHS). The next academic session for 2018-19 will commence in August 2018.

Course Number Of Seats Duration
Dermatosurgery 04 18 Months
Aesthetic Dermatology 04 18 Months
Pediatric Dermatology 04 18 Months

The next Fellowship programme will start in August 2018. Applications are invited for the Fellowship programme

Admission Procedure

These courses are affiliated RGUHS. Admission procedure is through advertisement for application from eligible candidates, written in MCQ format and interview with screening from expert committee for selection of successful candidates.

Fellowship Eligibility

4 Seats in each Fellowship Duration of the course Working Hours Eligibility
Institutional Candidates should send their application through proper channel 18 months Monday to Friday : 9AM- 2PM, 5PM – 8PM
Saturday 9AM – 3PM
MD/ DVD Recognized by MCI. Preference will be given for candidates having 3 year experience after post graduation. If MD Candidate is not available the candidate with diploma having over one year of teaching / clinical practice experience will be considered for selection to the fellowship programme.

Fellowship Syllabus

Basic Dermatosurgery

    • Mole surgery
    • Keloid Surgery
    • Cyst & Lipoma Excision
    • Cryo surgery

Laser & Light device

    • Ablative
    • Fractional
    • Hair removal
    • Pigment & Vascular Lasers

Specific Dermatosurgery

    • Vitiligo Surgery
    • Nail Surgery
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Acne scar revision

Advanced Dermatosurgery

    • Scar revision
    • Flap surgery
    • Grafting
    • Autologous fat transfer
    • Hair Transplantation

Miscellaneous

    • Platelat rich plasma
    • Injectbles
    • Micropigmentation

Consultation in Aesthetic practice Basic cosmetology

    • Chemical Peels – Basic and Advanced
    • Radio Surgery for DPN, Moles
    • Dermaroller / Microneedling
    • Microdermabrasion

Advances Cosmetology

    • Laser and Light devices – Ablative, Fractional, Hair removal, Pigment & Vascular lasers
    • Injectable – Dermal Fillers and Botulinum toxin
    • Dermaroller / Microneedling
    • Facial rejuvenation – Photofacial, Vampire Lift, RF tightening, Thread lift

Basic Surgeries

    • Surgery for active acne and acne scars
    • Mole surgery & Ear lobe repair
    • Ear and Nose piercing

Miscellaneous

    • Micropigmentation
    • Platelet rich plasma

Much more……..

Consultation, patient care and soft skill development in pediatric dermatology practice

Medical knowledge:

    • Tackling common skin disorders of pediatric age group
    • Approach based learning towards tackling genodermatoses
    • Multi-disciplinary approach in cases of syndromes
    • Technical proficiency in the holistic management of dermatological disorders

Practice based learning:

    • Develop knowledge and skills to practice evidence based management
    • Use of computerized databases and EMR for prescription, data recording
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Exposure to ward based and community based pediatric dermatology practice
    • Surgical skills for carrying out minor procedures in pediatric age group
    • Skills in vascular lasers, hair removal lasers in pediatric age group
    • Special exposure towards learning basics in genetics and immunology
    • Research, publications, conference presentations
    • Much more …..
+ Dermatosurgery Training

Basic Dermatosurgery

    • Mole surgery
    • Keloid Surgery
    • Cyst & Lipoma Excision
    • Cryo surgery

Laser & Light device

    • Ablative
    • Fractional
    • Hair removal
    • Pigment & Vascular Lasers

Specific Dermatosurgery

    • Vitiligo Surgery
    • Nail Surgery
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Acne scar revision

Advanced Dermatosurgery

    • Scar revision
    • Flap surgery
    • Grafting
    • Autologous fat transfer
    • Hair Transplantation

Miscellaneous

    • Platelat rich plasma
    • Injectbles
    • Micropigmentation
+ Aesthetic Dermatology Dermatogy Training

Consultation in Aesthetic practice Basic cosmetology

    • Chemical Peels – Basic and Advanced
    • Radio Surgery for DPN, Moles
    • Dermaroller / Microneedling
    • Microdermabrasion

Advances Cosmetology

    • Laser and Light devices – Ablative, Fractional, Hair removal, Pigment & Vascular lasers
    • Injectable – Dermal Fillers and Botulinum toxin
    • Dermaroller / Microneedling
    • Facial rejuvenation – Photofacial, Vampire Lift, RF tightening, Thread lift

Basic Surgeries

    • Surgery for active acne and acne scars
    • Mole surgery & Ear lobe repair
    • Ear and Nose piercing

Miscellaneous

    • Micropigmentation
    • Platelet rich plasma

Much more……..

+ Pediatric Dermatology Training

Consultation, patient care and soft skill development in pediatric dermatology practice

Medical knowledge:

    • Tackling common skin disorders of pediatric age group
    • Approach based learning towards tackling genodermatoses
    • Multi-disciplinary approach in cases of syndromes
    • Technical proficiency in the holistic management of dermatological disorders

Practice based learning:

    • Develop knowledge and skills to practice evidence based management
    • Use of computerized databases and EMR for prescription, data recording
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Exposure to ward based and community based pediatric dermatology practice
    • Surgical skills for carrying out minor procedures in pediatric age group
    • Skills in vascular lasers, hair removal lasers in pediatric age group
    • Special exposure towards learning basics in genetics and immunology
    • Research, publications, conference presentations
    • Much more …..

Learning Objectives

    • The fellowship student will be taught skills in Aesthetic and clinical dermatology consultation. It would include postings in Medical Trichology, Face clinic and Dermatosurgery clinic
    • They will be able to perform basic cosmetology procedures such as Chemical peels, Radio Surgery, Microneedling, Platelet rich plasma aand Microdermabrasion with confidence.
    • They will be able to learn and completely understand the various Lasers and light devices including ablative, Fractional, Hair removal, Pigment and Vascular lasers.
    • Focused training on facial rejuvenation procedures such as Mesobotox, Vampire lift, Radiofrequency facial tightening and Injectables (Dermal Fillers and Botulinum toxin). Hands on training sessions will be conducted periodically.
    • They will be sensitized on basic surgeries jand able to perform Ear lobe repair, Mole surgery, Acne scar surgery and Ear and Nose piercing.
    • The fellowship students will be able to identify the gaps in their understandings and performance based on teachng and training sessions.
    • The knowledge gainedn will bridge those gaps to reduce complication and improve clinical outcome leading to better patient care
    • One year of fellowship in Dermatosurgery is a comprehensive coaching programme that includes hands on training in Basic Dermatosurgery, Laser and light devices, Specific and Advanced Dermatosurgery.
    • Basic Dermatosurgery includes performing mole surgeries (complete/ serial excision), keloid surgeries (debulking /excision / Autoflap), cyst, lipoma and other excision surgeries, radiosurgery and cryosurgery.
    • Training in Laser and light devices include Ablative and Fractional lasers for scars (acne scars/ post traumatic scars), various benign tumours and skin resurfacing; Hair removal lasers for hirsutism, acne keloidalis nuchae, etc; Pigment lasers for nevus, tattoo removal, freckles and various other indications; Vascular lasers for haemangiomas, rosacea, etc.
    • Specific Dermatosurgery includes performing Vitiligo surgeries like mini punch grafting with power punches epidermal cell suspension, melanocyte culture and suction blister grafting; Nail surgeries (complete/ partial nail avulsion, biopsy); Sclerotherapy for varicose veins; various acne scar revision surgeries (excision and grafting/ subcision).
    • Advanced Dermatosurgery includes Scar revision surgery, Flap surgery, Skin grafting, Autologous fat transfer and Hair transplantation (Follicular unit transplantation/ Follicular unit extraction/ Body hair transplantation/ Aesthetic enhancement of eyebrows/ Beard and moustache reconstruction, etc).
    • Fellowship students also acquire practicing skills in running a Clinical Dermatology, Trichology, Dermatosurgery and Hair transplantation clinic.
    • They will be sensitized in Aesthetic procedures like Botulinum toxin, Fillers, Thread lifts with focus training and hands on sessions.
    • At the end of the Fellowship programme one can confidently perform all the procedures on his/ her own with maximum skill and precision.
    • There will be ample opportunity to have publications in various journals, to contribute chapters to textbooks and to be a part of various research activities.
    • This one year programme is a complete learning of Dermatosurgery, Aesthetic surgery, Trichology and Clinical practising skills provided all under one roof.
+ Aesthetic Dermatology
    • The fellowship student will be taught skills in Aesthetic and clinical dermatology consultation. It would include postings in Medical Trichology, Face clinic and Dermatosurgery clinic
    • They will be able to perform basic cosmetology procedures such as Chemical peels, Radio Surgery, Microneedling, Platelet rich plasma aand Microdermabrasion with confidence.
    • They will be able to learn and completely understand the various Lasers and light devices including ablative, Fractional, Hair removal, Pigment and Vascular lasers.
    • Focused training on facial rejuvenation procedures such as Mesobotox, Vampire lift, Radiofrequency facial tightening and Injectables (Dermal Fillers and Botulinum toxin). Hands on training sessions will be conducted periodically.
    • They will be sensitized on basic surgeries jand able to perform Ear lobe repair, Mole surgery, Acne scar surgery and Ear and Nose piercing.
    • The fellowship students will be able to identify the gaps in their understandings and performance based on teachng and training sessions.
    • The knowledge gainedn will bridge those gaps to reduce complication and improve clinical outcome leading to better patient care
+ Dermatosurgery
    • One year of fellowship in Dermatosurgery is a comprehensive coaching programme that includes hands on training in Basic Dermatosurgery, Laser and light devices, Specific and Advanced Dermatosurgery.
    • Basic Dermatosurgery includes performing mole surgeries (complete/ serial excision), keloid surgeries (debulking /excision / Autoflap), cyst, lipoma and other excision surgeries, radiosurgery and cryosurgery.
    • Training in Laser and light devices include Ablative and Fractional lasers for scars (acne scars/ post traumatic scars), various benign tumours and skin resurfacing; Hair removal lasers for hirsutism, acne keloidalis nuchae, etc; Pigment lasers for nevus, tattoo removal, freckles and various other indications; Vascular lasers for haemangiomas, rosacea, etc.
    • Specific Dermatosurgery includes performing Vitiligo surgeries like mini punch grafting with power punches epidermal cell suspension, melanocyte culture and suction blister grafting; Nail surgeries (complete/ partial nail avulsion, biopsy); Sclerotherapy for varicose veins; various acne scar revision surgeries (excision and grafting/ subcision).
    • Advanced Dermatosurgery includes Scar revision surgery, Flap surgery, Skin grafting, Autologous fat transfer and Hair transplantation (Follicular unit transplantation/ Follicular unit extraction/ Body hair transplantation/ Aesthetic enhancement of eyebrows/ Beard and moustache reconstruction, etc).
    • Fellowship students also acquire practicing skills in running a Clinical Dermatology, Trichology, Dermatosurgery and Hair transplantation clinic.
    • They will be sensitized in Aesthetic procedures like Botulinum toxin, Fillers, Thread lifts with focus training and hands on sessions.
    • At the end of the Fellowship programme one can confidently perform all the procedures on his/ her own with maximum skill and precision.
    • There will be ample opportunity to have publications in various journals, to contribute chapters to textbooks and to be a part of various research activities.
    • This one year programme is a complete learning of Dermatosurgery, Aesthetic surgery, Trichology and Clinical practising skills provided all under one roof.

Mode of applying

Visit website www.cutis.org.in for application format, Apply with Bio-data, relevant certificates and duly filled application. The duly filled application should reach to CUTIS Academy of Cutaneous Sciences, Bangalore in person or by registered post in a sealed cover with a DD of Rs 5000 in the name of CUTIS. The candidate should super scribe on the envelope as an application for fellowship programme in the subject of Dermatosurgery or Aesthetic Dermatology or Pediatric Dermatology for the year August 2018 batch.