EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • M.D. General Physician St. Petersburg State Medical Academy, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation Registered with the Medical Council of India, Reg. no: 28831 Registered with the Tamilnadu Medical Council, Reg. no: 79563 Diploma in Family Medicine Apollo Hospitals, Chennai Affiliated to the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) M.D. Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry Affiliated to the Pondicherry University Passed with Distinction, Recipient of University Gold Medal

TREATMENT & SERVICES EXPERTISE

  • Electro & Radio-Frequency Cauterization
  • Surgical CO2 Laser Ablation
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Chemical Peels – TCA peel, Glycolic peels, Salicylic acid peels, Combination peels
  • Mesotherapy & Mesoinjections
  • Botox & Fillers (Upper Half Face)
  • Acne Scar Reduction – Dermaroller, Subcision, Punch Elevation
  • Vitiligo Surgery – Suction Blister Grafting, Punch Grafting → Work Experience → Dermatological Skills
  • Long Pulsed Nd-Yag Laser Hair Reduction
  • Diode Laser Hair Reduction
  • IPL Laser Skin Rejuvenation & Hair Reduction
  • Fractional CO2 Laser Scar Reduction
  • Q-Switched Nd-Yag Laser Pigment Reduction
  • Cryotherapy
  • Intra-lesional Injections
  • PUVA & NB-UVB Therapy
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Skin Biopsies

TRAINING & CONFERENCES

  • Performed a prospective study and submitted a dissertation entitled “A comparative study of daily and weekly regimens of oral fluconazole in the treatment of tinea corporis” which was accepted and passed during the M.D. examinations
  • Paper presentation entitled “Crusted scabies in a patient with alcohol dependency syndrome: a case report” at the State-level Dermatology Annual Conference held in January 2010 at Pondicherry
  • Poster presentation entitled “Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis – a case report” at the South-Zone Dermatology Annual Conference held in August 2010 at Mysore
  • Performed a prospective study “Awareness of Sexually Transmitted Diseases among the general public and comparison of awareness levels between those who have completed high-school education and those who haven’t”, and published the results in the national journal for the study of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Currently undertaking as well as guiding under-graduates and post-graduates in various academic research projects in the field of dermatology, venereology, leprosy, dermatosurgery and cosmetic-dermatology

EXPERIENCE

  • 2008 May to 2011 April Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry Completed the 3-year Post-Graduate Residency / Tutorship in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy. Was involved in the teaching and training of M.B.B.S. students
  • 2011 May – Till date Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetologist Practicing Clinical Dermatology and performing Cosmetology & Dermatosurgery procedures in the evenings and weekends, as part-time, in my own private clinics in Chennai and Madurai till date
  • 2012 January to 2018 March Saveetha Medical College Hospital, Chennai Joined full-time as Consultant Dermatologist / Senior Resident in the Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy in January2012. Was promoted as Assistant Professor in February 2013 and later as Associate Professor in January 2018
  • Job description included attending to patients pertaining to Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy as Out-Patients and In-Patients, and performing Dermatosurgery & Cosmetology procedures. Was also involved in the teaching and training of M.B.B.S. and M.D. students. 2018 March – Till date Tagore Medical College & Hospital, Chennai Working full-time as Consultant Dermatologist / Associate Professor and currently the Head of Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy