MBBS, MD (KU),Dip.ABLS (USA). I completed my MBBS (on merit) from JJM Medical College Davangere in 2004. I then completed my MD in Dermatology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 2008, where I graduated at the top of my class under the auspices of the prestigious Kathmandu University. I have received extensive training from some of the pioneer dermatologists of the nation (Dr Balachandran C, Dr Shruthakirti Shenoi, Dr Satish Pai, Dr Raghavendra Rao, Dr Mukta Sachdev, Dr Krupa Shankar, Dr Ganesh Pai, Dr MK Shetty). I have also received training and exposure to the field of Aesthetic Dermatology in Europe. I am the Medical Director of Education (India) for the prestigious American Board of Laser Surgery. I have worked as a Consultant Dermatologist at Yashomati Hospital Bangalore, Narayana Hrudayalaya Multispeciality Hospital, Whitefield, and Columbia Asia Hospital Whitefield. I have been associated with premier institutes of the highest standards throughout my medical career.
I have gained comprehensive knowledge on the diagnosis and management of dermatological conditions as well as expertise in cosmetological and dermatosurgical procedures. I have publications in various national & international journals, have authored chapters for dermatological texts, conducted workshops in aesthetic dermatology, worked in clinical trials in skin of color for pharma and personal care industries, including safety and efficacy trials on laser devices. My career goal is to pursue the highest expertise in both clinical and aesthetic dermatology with ample time devoted to academic pursuits as well.
Memberships- Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists, Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India (I), Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India & Bangalore Dermatological Society.