Dr.K.N. Shiva Swamy Dermatologist in Bangalore

Dr.K.N. Shiva Swamy

Dermatologist, Bangalore


  • 1 Hospital


  • Dermatology (Skin)




Practice Information

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore

M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore

MSRIT Post, New B E L Road, M S Ramaiah Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560054


04:00 AM - 06:00 PM


09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Seroprevalence of HSV1 and HSV2 in patients attending STD clinic
  • (MD. Dissertation topic from June, 2001-Sept, 2003 done at JIPMER, Pondicherry)
  • Co-investigator in a funded study on Randomized control trial on efficacy and safety of Anti CD-6 in moderate to severe Psoriasis( 2008)
  • Retrospective analysis of clinico histopathological correlation in Leprosy.(2010)
  • Co-investigator in a funded study on Double blind Randomized Placebo controlled parallel arm cross over study on Anti CD-6 in moderate to severe Psoriasis
  • Awarded Gold medal for best Postgraduate in Dermatology for the year 2004 by the Pondicherry IADVL branch.
  • Awarded Roubavathi David Memorial Gold medal by the Pondicherry University for outstanding performance in the MD examination in the year 2004.
  • Awarded Fulford scholarship by the Fulford Dermatology foundation in 2003.
  • Awarded 2nd prize for poster presentation titled Polyonychia in congenital onychodysplasia of index finger- 12th South Zone Conference 2002
  • Awarded 1st prize for paper presentation titled Seroprevalence of HSV-1 and HSV-2 in patients attending STD clinic- 14th IADVL Pondicherry Conference 2003
  • Awarded 1st prize in the quiz held at annual conference of IADVL, Pondicherry 2003.
  • Awarded 2nd prize  in the quiz held at annual conference of 67th Annual  Conference, K-T Branch 2003
  • Winner of Archives of Dermatology world wide online quiz- November 2002
  • Conducted quiz for postgraduates at Pondicherry regional conference in  December 2005
  • Conducted quiz for postgraduates at Bangalore Dermatological Society Meet in November 2007, November 2008 and September 2009, October 2010
  • K N Shivaswamy, A L Shyamprasad, T K Sumathy , C Ranganathan , Vidushi Agarwal. Clinico histopathological correlation in leprosy.  Dermatology Online Journal 2012;18 (9): 2
  • K.N. Shivaswamy, T.K. Sumathy, A.L. Shyam Prasad, C. Ranganathan. Gorlin syndrome or Basal cell naevus syndrome (BCNS) - A case report – Dermatology Online Journal    2010; 16 : (9) 6
  • N Santana, B K Yashoda Devi, Thanuja Ramadoss, T Sumati, Sham Prasad and K.N Shiva Swamy Lipid proteinosis: a case report.  Quintessence Int 41(3):e51-3 (2010).  
  • KN Shivaswamy, T.K. Sumathy, AL Shyam Prasad, C Ranganathan. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) complicating EB in a 6 year old girl. IJD 2009. 48: 731-733
  • KN Shivaswamy, AL Shyam Prasad, TK Sumathy, C Ranganathan. Peutz-Jegher syndrome with Palmoplantar pigmentation IJDVL  Mar-Apr 2008;78-79
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa, Padhan P. Disseminated Pheohyphomycosis- a case report. Int J Dermatol. 2007;46:278-281
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. Extensive keloids following cyclosporine therapy. JEDAV 2007;20:111-12
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa, Jaisankar TJ, Sujatha S. High seropevalence of HSV-1 and HSV-2 in sexual clinic attendees and non-high risk controls: A case control study at a referral hospital in south India. Ind J Dermatol Venerol Leprol 2005; 71:26-29.
  • K. N. Shivaswamy, T. P. Vetrichevvel, Thappa DM, Laxmisha C. Malignant acanthosis nigricans. The Internet J Dermatology 2005; 3(1).
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. Current concepts in the pathogenesis and management of Acne vulgaris. Ind J Dermatol 2005; 50:57-63.
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa, Laxmisha C. Scrotal sinuses in histoid leprosy. Indian J Lepr 2004;76:231-232
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. Yellow papules over neck- Pseudoxanthomaelastcum. Indian Pediatrics. 2004;41:854-855
  • KN Shivaswamy, Thappa DM, Laxmisha C. Lipoid Proteinosis in Two Siblings-A case report. Dermatology Online  J  2003 ;9 :12
  • Thappa DM, Karthekeyan K, KN Shivaswamy. Water Can Penis. Sex Transm Infect 80;2003:75
  • Thappa DM, KN Shivaswamy. Polyonychia in Congenital Onychodysplasia of Index finger (COIF)-A report from India. J Dermatol(Tokyo) 29;2002:603-605
  • KN Shivaswamy, Thappa DM, Jayanthi S. Glomus Tumour (Quiz).Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol  2003 ;69 : 359-360
  • DM Thappa, KN Shivaswamy. Adverse cutaneous drug reactions in children. Ind J Pract Paed. 2005; 7:94-100
  • Agarwal A, Devinder M Thappa, S Jayanthi, KN Shivaswamy. Segmental Neurofibromatosis of face. Dermatology online journal. 2005; 11(3):33.
  • Rashmi K, KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. Occupational marks in a coconut tree climber. IJDVL 2006;72:11-2
  • Nath AK, KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. New and emerging modalities of treatment of vitiligo. Asian society for pigment cell and research 2006; 3(1)
  • KN Shivaswamy, ThappaDM, Karthikeyan K. Peeling skin syndrome. Indian J Paediatr Dermatol. 6(1);2003:8-10
  • KN Shivaswamy, Thappa DM, Karthikeyan K. Linear Porokeratosis in a child. Indian J Pead Dermatol. 6(2);2003:19-20
  • Thappa DM, KN Shivaswamy, Karthikeyan K. Fraser Syndrome (Cryptophthalmos syndrome). Indian J Pead Dermatol. 6(2);2003:23-26
  • KN Shivaswamy, Nath AK, DM Thappa. Pyoderma gangrenosum in a child. Indian J pediatr dermatol 2004;7:21-24
  • KN Shivaswamy, Dubey AK, DM Thappa. Lichen striatus mimicking systematized epidermal naevus. Indian J Pediatr dermatol 2004;7:16-17
  • Dubey AK, KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. Hypomelanosis of Ito. Indian J Pediatr dermatol 2004;7;29-30
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa. Urticaria in children. Ind J Pediar Dermatol 2004; 8:2-8.
  • DM Thappa, KN Shivaswamy. Androgenetic alopecia- Recent therapeutic advances. Update dermatology, hair and scalp disorders 2005.
  • KN Shivaswamy, DM Thappa, Arvind Babu. Linear Focal Elastosis IJD 2007

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