Department of Vikriti Vigyan

Introduction :

Department of Vikriti Vigyan is situated on the first floor of "Dhanvantri Bhavan" of Faculty of Ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Total area of department is approximately 2178 Sq. Feet. The Department of Vikriti Vigyan was initially started as a section of Vikriti Vigyan in the year 1988 under the Department of Kayachikitsa with a view to impart Postgraduate teaching/ training and conduct higher research activities in this subject Roga Nidan and Vikriti Vigyan. This section has got an independent status as a full fledged department on 6th November 2006 and was named as "Department of Vikriti Vigyan". This department has made substantial contribution in the field of aetiopathological and clinico-pathological studies in several diseases under the personalities of highest order of academic excellence like Prof. S N Tripathi and Prof. Divakar Ojha. Since inception as a section of Vikriti Vigyan and as an independent Department, this Department has got the credit to produce a total of 22 MD (Ay.) Post Graduates and 6 Ph.D Degrees up to the end of the year 2009.

Under the administrative control of this Department, the Clinical Laboratory (Indian Medicine) situated on the first floor of the Indian Medicine Wing of S S Hospital, BHU is providing diagnostic services to the patients attending the OPD and IPD of the Indian Medicine wing.