Internal Medicine


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Dermatology

The Department was set up in 1998 and is being run by one full time Consultant and two full time Specialists. The department provides consultation in the Out Patient and offers electro-cautry services for various minor dermato surgical problems. Facility for the cautry of viral warts is available on the latest Italian cautry machine- Epilodine. On an average 150-160 patients get consultation in the morning and 20-30 in the evening. The department is conducting a study on incidence of unwanted hair growth (HIRSUTISM) in females and efficacy of various treatment modalities.

The Department plans Cryosurgery and Laser hair-removal technique.

Psychiatry

Shalamar Hospital started providing Psychiatric care to patients in August 1996. The present team of Mental Health professionals comprises of Psychiatrists, a Clinical Psychologist and a Medical Officer. They provide consultancy to out patients only.The Department of Psychiatry provides psychotherapeutic intervention to people with psycho-social, emotional, behavioural and interpersonal problems. The Counselling room is equipped with diagnostics tests.Due to heavy inflow of patients during morning time, Pyschiatric services have been started in the evening OPD since October 2001.



Speech Therapy

The Department of Speech Therapy at Shalamar Hospital is providing services since November 2000. Speech Therapist employs two modes of intervention:

(a) Direct Sessions
(b) Indirect Sessions through mother/ care givers.