Dr D. S. Krupa Shankar
MBBS, MD, DVD, FAGE, MISD (USA), FAAD (USA), MEAACI [Europe], MEADV [Europe]

General Details

Name: Devasthanam Sundara Rao
Krupa Shankar
Email dermakrupa@yahoo.com
KMC Registration
number :
23423

Educational Qualification

COURSE MEDICAL COLLEGE UNIVERSITY YEAR
M.B.B.S. KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE
MANGALORE
MYSORE 1979-83
D.V.D KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE
MANIPAL
www.manipal.edu
MANGALORE 1985-86
M.D. KASTURBA MEDICAL COLLEGE
MANIPAL
www.manipal.edu
MANGALORE 1987

THESIS

Contact Dermatitis among cashew factory workers and efficacy of barrier creams as protectants.

Guide: Professor  C.R.Srinivas. M.D
University: Mangalore University.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 November to date:

  • Consultant Dermatologist at Mallige Medical centre 31/32 Crescent Road Sadashivnagar Bangalore 560001.

2014 April to 2014 November:

  • Acquired Canadian Permanent Residency
  • Took part in co authorship and data mining for a medical text book and its online updates in Toronto Canada.
  • Was Vice president of Hershaw toastmasters International club, Ontario, Canada. Acquired certification of Competent Communicator after delivering 10 speaches at weekly intervals and winning Best Speaker Awards for 8 of them. Won 2 humorous speech contests, was judge of a humorous speech contest and was co founder of a sales and marketing branch of Toastmasters international at Mississauga in Toronto Canada.
  • Set up a private company named ‘Grow Young Canada’ centered on the concept of growing young instead of old with passing years through the pursuit of physical and fitness standards.

2011 April – 2014 April:

  • Professor, Co-Ordinator of Educational Activities and Examiner in Department of Dermatology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.

  • Member of the Scientific Review Commitee Of Manipal Hospitals to review all research projects with respect to clinical research protocols funded and non-funded and clinical applicability, from June 1st 2011.

  • Principal investigator in "A phase 3 randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, one way crossover, multidose, multi center, safety and efficacy study of T1h mAb administered intravenously in subjects with active moderate to severe psoriasis" form Oct 2009 to March 2012.

2003 July to March 2011:

  • Head of the Department of Dermatology, Coordinator of post graduate studies and examiner in Dermatology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.
    [www.manipalhospital.com and www.manipalhospital.org]

  • Clinical adviser in Dermatology to Manipal cares and cure clinics, which is a chain of wellness clinics across India.

  • Member of the Manipal Hospital Stem Cell Research Committee.

1993 Jan to June 2003:

  • Consultant Dermatologist at Manipal Hospital, Airport Road, Bangalore and Consultations at own chambers.

1991 April - December 1992:

  • Senior Registrar in Dermatology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.

1988 Jan - March 1991:

  • Consultation at own chambers at City market and Raja Rajeshwarinagar.

  • Visiting consultant to Sharavati Hospital, Vijayanagar, Bangalore.

  • Consultant Dermatologist at M/S Medinova Diagnostic Services, 55 infantry road, Bangalore.

  • Visiting consultant on call to many Hospitals and Nursing homes.

INTERVENTIONAL DERMATOLOGY SKILLS

Established and standardized the following skills, techniques and services at the Department of Dermatology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.

  • Patch testing and interpretation with standard and special antigen Series.
  • PUVA, UVA, UVB, NBUVB Phototherapy, Photo testing, photo patch testing.
  • Cryotherapy with Liquid Nitrogen in the contact and spray modes, Carbon dioxide slush Cryotherapy.
  • Carbon dioxide Laser for Vaporization, Excisions, Cutaneous resurfacing
  • Vitiligo surgery: Punch grafting, Split skin grafting, Blister grafting in stable Vitiligo.
  • Gallium Arsenide–Helium Neon laser bio stimulation for wound Healing and pigment resolution.
  • Electrocautery and Electrolysis.
  • Dermabrasion, scar revision using hand engine and diamond tool.
  • Iontophoresis.
  • Basic cold steel surgery, Curettage.
  • Clinical photography and photo documentation.
  • Chemical peels with TCA and Glycolic acid.
  • Chemical cautery with Phenol and TCA.
  • Nail Surgery.
  • Hair transplantation using the powered punch technique.
  • Developed a camouflage application for patients with Vitiligo and Other disfiguring Dermatoses.
  • Subcision and soft tissue augmentation with fillers for atrophic scars, wrinkles and lines at rest.
  • Botox for dynamic facial lines and Hyperhidrosis
  • Regularly use Intense pulse light, Non ablative radiofrequency, Ablative radiofrequency, Long pulse Nd YAG laser, Erbium YAG laser, q switch Nd:YAG laser, Frequency doubled Q switch Nd YAG, in private and hospital practice.

Other interventional skills acquired in hospital and elsewhere includes

  • Nd YAG laser surgery in the contact and q-switched laser in the noncontact modes
  • Argon Laser therapy for Vascular nevi.
  • Radiofrequency surgery: Excisions and Hair transplantation [Micrografts]
  • Pioneered the use of Erbium-YAG laser in Vitiligo surgery and published the technique in the peer reviewed prestigious International journal of dermatology
  • Standardized co2 laser assisted hair transplantation with the coherent ultra pulse laser for colleagues at Hyderabad
  • In house work at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Prepared write ups for the press about Department, its activities and facilities.
  • Filmed Documentaries on specific skin and sexually transmitted diseases including AIDS & universal precautions. These were later transmitted on Udaya TV & Sun TV all over South India.
  • Coordinated a study on the relative chemical and microbicidal properties of  2 brand name preparations of activated Glutaraldehyde.
  • Organized the Fortnightly Academic society meetings of Our Hospital for over three years
  • Created a document outlining the desired direction for growth of our department for one decade.
  • Prepared a project for upgrading Dermatology services at MHB encompassing strategic, financial, personnel and material recommendations.
  • Constantly prepare and upgrade patient information handouts and brochures on common skin diseases.
  • Developed a simple protocol driven digital investigation and prescription system for clinical dermatology use.
  • Developed a standard dermatology patent data capture system and carried out a work motion study on its use , it is currently the standard format for data recording of all patients in the department.

SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES AND CME ACTIVITIES

2013:

  • 11th Annual Conference of Association of Cutaneous Surgeons (ACSICON 2013) as a delegate as well as speaker at Bangalore on April 26th-28th.
  • PSORIASIS WORKSHOP as a Faculty Organised by Department of Dermatology, Apollo Hospitals Chennai on May 5th 2013.

1987:

  • 15th  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as Delegate and presented a paper at B.J. Medical college, Pune on 9th -11th January
  • IADVL – KT branch presented a paper at Salem on 8th August

1989 :

  • 13th National conference of IASSTD (Indian association for the study of sexually transmitted diseases)  as delegate at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal on 11th -12th February

1990 :

  • 18th  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as Delegate and presented a paper  at SMS Medical college, Jaipur on 19th -21st January
  • KT BRANCH CONFERENCE  of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as delegate at KMC, Hubli on 12th May
  • KT BRANCH CONFERENCE  of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as delegate at Mangalore  10th November
  • THE NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ALLERGY as participant at St. Johns Medical college on 7th December

1991 :

  • 19th  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as Delegate and attended workshop at  Medical Andhra college, Vishakhapatnam, A.P on 17th -20th January

1992 :

  • 20th National Conference of IADVL as delegate, chaired scientific sessions at Patna, Bihar on 9th – 11th January.
  • Skin institute and school of dermatology 13th workshop as participant at new Delhi on 24th – 26th February.

1993 :

  • 21st  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as Delegate and presented a scientific paper and co-charing a  scientific session at Kasturba Medical college, Manipal on 26th -30th January.
  • Annual conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'CUTICON-KT' as a delegate and paper at Bangalore on 8th May.

1994 :

  • 7th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF DERMATOLOGY as participant at NEW DELHI on 26th feb – 2nd March.

1995 :

  • 23rd National Conference of IADVL as delegate, chaired session and presented a paper at Madras on 26th – 29th January.
  • IMA Bangalore South East delivered a lecture at Manipal hospital, Bangalore on 10th February.
  • Annual conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'CUTICON-KT' as a delegate and paper at B.M.C  Mangalore on  27TH  May.
  • 5TH South Zone Conference of IADVL as delegate, presented a paper and attended CME at Calicut on 13th October.
  • DERMATOSURGERY WORKSHOP as participant at Dr. Balabhai nanavati hospital, vile parle, Bombay on 4th – 6th November.

1997 :

  • 24th  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as Delegate and attended the CME  at Ahmedabad on 25th -28th January.
  • Conference on “Occupational Skin Diseases” as delegate and participated in workshop cutaneous patch tests at St.John's Medical college, Bangalore on 24th -25th August.

1998 :

  • 61st Annual conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'CUTICON-KT' as a delegate, lecture, CME and chaired a session at B.M.C  Bangalore on 8th-10th May.
  • 3rd Annual conference Association of Dermatologic Surgeons of India as delegate, faculty and paper at Coimbatore on 3rd – 4th October.
  • 8th SOUTH ZONE CONFERENCE OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF DERMATOLOGISTS, VENEREOLOGISTS and LEPROLOGISTS as delegate, chaired and presented a paper at Govt Medical College, Mysore on 6th -8th November.

1999 :

  • 5th ASIA- PACIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL DERMATOLOGY SYMPOSIUM presented a paper on patchtesting with shoe series, scientific session and chaired Guest lecture at Mumbai, India on 3rd -5th December.
  • 1st South Asian regional conference of Dermatology as delegate and paper at Kathmandu, Nepal on 1st -3rd October.
  • 27th  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists  as Delegate at Bhubaneshwar, orissa  on 28th – 31st January.

2000 :

  • MYSORE DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY as Guest speaker on Immunology of Psoriasis
  • DERMAVISION- BEYOND 2000 as Delegate, Guest lecture, chaired a session and presented paper in award session at Bangalore on 27th – 30th January.
  • Workshop on Patchtesting under the auspices of CODFI delivered a invited talk at PSG institute, Coimbatore on 14th August.
  • 10th SOUTH ZONE CONFERENCE OF IADVL as delegate and presented a paper at Kovalam, Thiruvanthapuram on 29th,30th sep and 1st October.

2001 :

  • 11th SOUTH ZONE CONFERENCE OF IADVL as delegate and chaired a session at Coimbatore on 5th – 7th October.

2002 :

  • 30th  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2002'  as Delegate and presented paper at Cochin, Kerala  on 24th – 27th January.
  • 66th KT BRANCH ANNUAL CONFERENCE 'DERMA-HUB 2002' AS delegate and chaired a Scientific session at Hubli ,Karnataka on 11th – 12th May.
  • 5th Biennial Conference of Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India at  Chandigarh on 22nd -24th November.
  • DERMATOLOGY UPDATE 2002 as delegate, speaker and presented a paper at command hospital ,Bangalore on 22nd December.
  • 12th SOUTH ZONE CONFERENCE of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists as delegate, speaker, presented a paper and lecture in CME and participated in the CME on LASERS in Dermatology  , 6 hours of credit at Bangalore on 25th – 27th October.

2003:

  • 31st  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2003'  as Delegate, Invited Lecture ,CME speaker,and presented papers  on 30th  January -2nd February.
  • CDE( Continuing Dermatological Education) -2003 as Panelist and Guest Lecture at Mangalore on 18th-19th April.
  • INDIAN ACADEMY OF PAEDIATRICS (IAP) Bangalore-BPS and the Annual CMEP-2003 as Speaker.
  • 3RD south asian regional conference of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology hosted by SRI LANKA ASSOCIATION OF DERMATOLOGISTS –presented a paper at the Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 9th -12th October.

2004 :

  • 32nd  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2004'  as Delegate, Chair person, Scientific Sessions and presented a paper at Mumbai, INDIA on 22nd- 25th  January.
  • 1st National Workshop on Phototherapy 'PHOTOCON-2004' as Delegate and delivered a Lecture on phototherapy in Atopic Dermatitis at Bangalore on 10th-11th April.
  • 9th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF DERMATOLOGY as Delegate at Beijing, China on 19th -22nd May.
  • Workshop on Overview of ICH-GCP Guidelines under the Trainer TRUPTI TALATI as trainee at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore on 15th June.
  • 3rd National Conference of Indian Society for Paediatric Dermatology Co hosted by Bangalore Dermatological Society as Delegate and panel discussion- Dermatosurgery at Bangalore on  21st -22nd August.
  • SKIN EDGE 2004, Biennial Conference of the Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India as Delegate, Faculty and paper at Pune on 26th – 28th November.
  • DERMATOLOGY UPDATE 2004 AS Panelist and presented a paper titled common Dermatoses at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore on 12th December.

2005 :

  • National Conference of Federation of Family Physicians Associations of India and 15th Annual Conference of FDA at Bangalore on 28th – 30th January.
  • 33rd  National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2005' and 4th South Asian Regional conference of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology as Delegate and presented a paper at Delhi on 3rd-6th February.
  • INTERNATIONAL COSDERM CONGRESS 'COSDERM '05  in association with ESCAD as Delegate, Moderator and Panelist at Hotel Rrnaissance, Mumbai, INDIA on 8th – 10th February.
  • TRICHOCON-2005 AS delegate, Faculty, Chairperson and Workshop at Bangalore on 12th-14th August.
  • 2nd Dermatopathology Symposium as Speaker and is awarded 7 hours of CME credit at St. John's Medical College, Bangalore on 4th December.

2006 :

  • 34th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2006' as Delegate,  Chair person ,and Moderator on
  • 2nd-5th February.
  • 1st ICAAI WORKSHOP ON DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF ALLERGY as Faculty at Victoria Hospital, Bangalore on 10th – 12th February.
  • INTERNATIONAL MESOTHERAPY TRAINING as trainee under Dr. TAN KOK LEONG at Singapore on 19th February.
  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGING AND ANTIAGING 'COSMECON-2006' as a Hands on participant in the SCLEROTHERAPY WORKSHOP and awardwed 8-50 hours of CME Credit at Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore on 13th July.
  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGING AND ANTIAGING 'COSMECON-2006' as a Hands on participant in the ANTIAGING WORKSHOP and awardwed 6-50 hours of CME Credit at Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore on 14th July.
  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGING AND ANTIAGING 'COSMECON-2006' as Faculty member in the Scientific Sessions and awardwed 9-75 hours of CME Credit at Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore on 15th  and 16th  July.
  • THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CME 'COSMECON 2006' credits 24.75 hours of category 1 credit of AACME designation.
  • 'CODFICON 2006' 1st conference as Delegate and Chairperson on 3rd – 5th November.
  • 5th IACD WORLD CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY at the Melbourne Convention Centre, Australia on 9th -13th December.

2007:

  • 35th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2007' as Delegate, CME, Chair person ,and Paper at Chennai on 25th-28th January.
  • THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION  as Delegate attained 22.50 hours of the Category 1 Credit of the AACME Designation at Chennai on 25th-28th January.
  • Symposium on 'Demystifying Urticaria' at Bangalore on 27th June.
  • 'DERMATOLOGY UPDATE 2007' as Speaker at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore on 16th December.
  • 'DERMA CONCLAVE' Expert Guest Lecture by Lawrence .A.Schachner  , chairman and Harvey Blank professor of the Miller school of  Medicine , university of Miami on the topic- 'Recent Advances in Atopic Dermatitis and The use of Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors in Dermatology'  as Delegate at Bangalore on 26th December.

2008 :

  • 2nd National Conference of CODFICON and PHOTOCON-2008 as a Delegate and Resource person at PSG Hospitals, Coimbatore on 18th-20th July.
  • 36th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2008' as Delegate, Chair person ,and Speaker  at Chandigarh on 24th-27th January.

2009 :

  • 37th National Conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'DERMACON 2009' as a delegate, Invited guest lecture at Bengaluru on 6th-10th January.
  • 67th Annual Meeting of American Academy of Dermatology as Delegate at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, California state On 6th-10th March.
  • 10th International Congress of Dermatology, World Congress of the International Society of Dermatology,at Prague, Czech Republic on 20th-23rd May.
  • 73rd Annual conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 'CUTICON-KT' as a delegate,Guest lecturer and scientific paper presenter at Erode on 8th-9th August.
  • 'CosdermIndia 2009' in association with ESCAD as Delegate and Panelist at Hotel Marriot, Hyderabad, India on 15th-16th August.
  • Attended the Meeting ' Acne:different Clinical Expressions and New Developments in Pathogenesis and Therapy on 13th September.
  • CODFI WORKSHOP 2009 on Contact Dermatitis and Photo Dermatology as a Moderator, Speaker and Panelist at Bengaluru, Karnataka on 21st-22nd November.
  • 18th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology as a Delegate at Berlin, Germany on 7th-11th October.

2010 :

  • Investigators' Meeting as Delegate at Dhow palace Hotel, Dubai on 22nd-23rd Jan
  • 'EADV India-2010' as Delegate at Bengaluru on 12th March.
  • Symposium on Seborrhoeic Dermatitis-Concerns and Advances at Le Meridian-Bengaluru on 4th July.
  • Phase 2 Psoriasis Clinical Trial at Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru on 8th July.
  • 1st International Congress on Trichology 'Hair India 2010' as Delegate as well as delivered  Guest lecture at Chennai, India on 3rd-5th September.
  • Xiv Annual Congress of the Cosmetic Dermatology Society India and Regional Meeting of International Society of Dermatology 'CosdermIndia 2010' as Delegete, Panelist, and Moderator at Mumbai, India on 18th-19th September.

2011:

  • 39th National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists as a delegate as well as speaker at Gurgaon, Haryana on 3-6th February. 
  • International Congress on Pigmentation and Aging, CHROME AGE Asia 2011 at Calicut, INDIA on 14th-16th January.
  • 'Basics of Clinical Research' and GCP Training as participant in a 4 hour clinical excellence programme conducted by sanofi-aventis, India at Mani[pal hospitals, Bangalore on 8th February.
  • Symposium for Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis Excellence (S.P.A.D.E)-as chair person at Bangalore on 27th March.
  • VITILICON-2011 at Eagleton Resorts, Bangalore on 22nd-24th April.
  • Tress talk with experts - Round table meeting 'changing trends in hair restoration therapy ' as Moderator at Hotel Taj Exotica, Goa on 7th May.

2012:

  • 40th National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists as a delegate as well as speaker at Jaipur, on 8th -12th February.
  • "Patient counseling issues. What we must tell our patients"- Invited lecture delivered at 40th National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists at Jaipur, on 8th -12th February
  • Chairperson for a session titled "Management of urticaria "by Dr Kiran Godse at BDS Annual get together event, Clarks Exotica Bangalore on 22nd January 2012.
  • WEBINAR on "Role of Microbiology and Biofilms in Acne" as moderator at Taj Viventa, MG Road, Bangalore on March 11th 2012.
  • Global Derma Trends' organized by Asian Society of continuing medical education participated as a chairperson and speaker at Almaty Kazakhstan on 2012
  • Principal investigator in "A phase 3 randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, one way crossover, multidose, multi center, safety and efficacy study of T1h mAb administered intravenously in subjects with active moderate to severe psoriasis form Oct 2009 to March 2012.
  • Examiner in MD Dermatology
  • SPADE(Symposium for Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis) as Moderator at BMCRI, Bangalore on 21st October
  • 5th ASPCR (Asian Society of Pigment Cell Research Congress) as Faculty and delegate at New Delhi, India on 3rd and 4th November 2012
  • CME on Psoriasis - Presented Paper on "Biologics in Psoriasis" at Bangalore held on 23rd December

2013:

  • 41st National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists as a delegate as well as speaker at Ahmedabad, on 24th -27th January.
  • 71st Annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology as delegate at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL on March 1-5th, 2013.
  • Participated in the "Eli Lilly and Company and PAREXEL International RHBC UNCOVER Study at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Srilanka held on 12th January 2013
  • GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)-Successfully completed l1F-MC-RHBC Psoriasis Scalp Severity Index (PASI) at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Srilanka held on 12th January 2013
  • GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)-Successfully completed l1F-MC-RHBC Palmo Plantar Psoriasis and Severity Index (PPPASI) at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Srilanka held on 12th January 2013
  • GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)-Successfully completed l1F-MC-RHBC Psoriasis Scalp Severity Index (PASI) and Body Surface Area (BSA) at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Srilanka held on 12th January 2013
  • GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)-Successfully completed l1F-MC-RHBC Static 6-point Physician Global Severity Index at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Srilanka held on 12th January 2013
  • GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis)-Successfully completed l1F-MC-RHBC Nail Psoriasis Severity Index (NAPSI) at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Srilanka held on 12th January 2013

SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Initiated the formation of the Bangalore Dermatological Society and attend most of its monthly academic meetings and is currently the President and an executive committee member of the same.[www.bdsmembers.com].
  • Subscribe to the Indian Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy and the Indian Journal of Leprosy.
  • Buy texts, manuals and monographs regularly.
  • Use the Manipal Hospital Library, St.Johns Medical college library and take
  • Reading holidays at Kasturba Medical College Manipal

CLINICAL RESEARCH

  1. Interferon alpha 2b in recurrent Genital herpes
  2. Clinico-histological correlation in patients with leprosy on MDT.
  3. Minimal erythema dose studies in patients with PLE and Photodermatoses.
  4. Hand eczema in Hospital staff.
  5. Minimum tanning dose studies with topical and systemic Psoralens in vitiligo patients.
  6. Frictional pigmentary dermatoses.
  7. Correlation of Tzanck smear with clinical diagnosis
  8. Co-investigator from Bangalore for the project on "Bio-hazard of airborne allergens" sponsored by the Ministry of Forests and Environment , Government of India.
  9. Co-investigator from Bangalore for the study on contact Dermatitis to topical corticosteroids and vehicles carried out by the contact and Occupational Dermatoses forum of India.
  10. Contact dermatitis and patch testing in patients with nummular dermatitis
  11. Randomized study of  Betamethasone v/s Betamethasone+ Tazarotene in localized psoriasis
  12. Minimal Erythema and minimal phototoxic dose studies in photo dermatology.
  13. Study of facial melanoses
  14. Atopic patch test with the use of skin prick test antigens in children with Atopic dermatitis
  15. Clinical study of Photodermatoses
  16. Skin manifestations in renal disease
  17. Study of topical and systemic agents in onychomycosis.
  18. Skin manifestations in Diabetes mellitus
  19. Pimecrolimus v/s. Fluticasone in vitiligo- a randomized clinical study
  20. Cosmetic contact dermatitis – clinical and patch test study
  21. Low level laser and light therapy in inflammatory acne
  22. The role of adjunctive salicylic acid  peels in inflammatory acne
  23. Randomized clinical study of the role of oral Bacillus Subtilis in children with atopic dermatitis
  24. Skin prick test in paints with nummular dermatitis
  25. Acitretin in palmar and plantar psoriasis
  26. Betamethasone + Calcipotriol in localized psoriasis.
  27. Phase 1 and 2 trials on the role of a new biologic agents  in Psoriasis.
  28. Stem cell therapy in unstable vitiligo

ORGANISATIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Life member, Indian Association of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology
  • Life member, Indian Medical Association
  • Life member, Founder member, former secretary Contact and Occupational Dermatoses forum of India.
  • Life member, Indian association of Leprologists.
  • Life member, Indian association of Occupational Health.
  • Joint Secretary, Indian Medical Association, Bangalore South East Branch 1993-94.
  • Secretary, Indian Medical Association Bangalore South East Branch 1994-95.
  • Winner of Best Secretary of the Indian Medical Association award for the year 1995 at Karnataka state level.
  • Life member and founder member of the Association of Dermatologic surgeons of India.
  • Scientific committee chairman of the 1ST  National conference of the Association of Dermatologic surgeons of India "ADSICON 96" in Oct 1996.
  • Founder member and executive committee member of the Bangalore Dermatological Society.
  • Life member Indian academy of allergy.
  • Joint organizing secretary and member scientific committee of the 28th National  Conference of the Indian association of dermatologists venereologists and leprologists, 27-30th january 2000.
  • Life member of hair research society of India.
  • Chairman of the national level workshop of the contact and occupational dermatoses forum of India , Bangalore 21st and 22nd November India
  • Task force on Urticaria prepared by SIG (special interest group ) Urticaria, Indian association of dermatologists venereologists and leprologists.
  • Member of International society of Dermatology
  • Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical immunology
  • Fellow of the American academy of Dermatology.
  • Member of the Cosmetic dermatology  society of India

PUBLICATIONS

  1. DS Krupashankar, CR Srinivas
    Detection of Nickel in Coins by Dimethylglyxime Spot Test (le)
    Year : 1987  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 191—
  2. Absence of Nickel in Detergents confirmed by DMG spot test.
    (Ind.J.Derm.Venereol, Leprol) 1987:53:171.
  3. Holigarna Ferruginea induced Allergic Contact Dermatitis.(Ind.J.Derm.Venereol.Leprol) 1986:52:218-9.
  4. Chemical characterisation and clinical studies on the allergic principles of Holigarna Ferriginea March.Indian Drugs 24(4) 1-4.
  5. Allergic agent of Holigarna Ferruginea.  Contact Dermatitis.1987:17:219-222.
  6. Absence of Dermatitis among Rubber plantation workers.(Ind.J.Derm.Venereol, Leprol) 1987:53:292.
  7. Photoactivated 8-methoxypsoralen in repigmentation of Tuberculoid Leprosy Ind.J.Leprosy.1987:55, 1:159-60.
  8. Oral hyposensitisation in parthenium Dermatitis. Contact Dermatitis.1988:23:242-3.
  9. Flare up Nickel contact Dermatitis following Oral challenge. Ind.J.Derm.Venereol.Leprol.1988:54;93-4.
  10. Contact Dermatitis Due To Cashew Nut (anacardium Occidentale) Shell Oil, Pericarp and KernelPasricha JS, Srinivas CR, Krupa DS Shanker, Shankar DS, Shenoy KalpanaIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Year 1988, Volume 54, Issue 1
  11. Occupational dermatoses among cashew  nut workers in Karnataka. Ind.J.Dermatol.venereol.Lepro;.1988:54:15-20.
  12. Singh KK, Srinivas CR, Krupashankar DS, Naik R. Study of thirty three cases of fixed drug eruption. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1990;56:123-4
  13. Contact urticaria induced by Semecarpus Anacardium.  ContactDermattis.1992:26:200.
  14. Reversible Onychomadesis induced by Carbamazepine. Ind.J.derm.Venereol.Leprol.1996:62:256-7.
  15. Congenital Leukaemia presenting with skin nodules. Ind.J.derm.venereol.Leprol.1996:62:169-70.
  16. Occupational dermatoses among the silk workers. Kanthraj GR, Krupashankar DS, Srinivas CR Indian Journal of Dermatology, Year 1996, Volume 41, Issue 2
  17. Frictional pigmentary Dermatoses: A clinical and Histopathological study of 27 cases.Ind.J.Derm.Venereol.Leprol.1997:63:99-100.
  18. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis and disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis occuring in the same patient - a case report.  Ind.J.Dermatol.Venereol.Leprol.(accepted for publication).
  19. Allergenic agent in contact dermatitis from Holigarna Ferruginea,C.R. Srinivas, S.B, Kulkarni, S.K.Menon, D.S.Krupa shankar, M.A.Iyengar, K.K.Singh, R.P.sequeira & K.R.Holla.Contact Dermatitis 1987:17:219-222.
  20. Suction blister grafting for stable vitiligo using pulsed Erbium YAG Laser ablation for recipient site. Mukta Sachdev, D.S.Krupa Shankar Int.J.Dermatol , june 2000, issue 6, vol 139, June, 39(6) 471-3.
  21. Pulsed Erbium YAG Laser assisted autologous epidermal punch grafting in vitiligo - Mukta Sachdev, D.S.Krupa Shankar.Int.J.Dermatol , Nov 2000,  Issue II, Vol .139 Nov.39 (11) 868 - 871.
  22. The high energy superpulsed co2 laser for recalcitrant lichen planus.a reverse koebner effect- Mukta Sachdev, Munish paul ,D.S.Krupa Shankar Indian journal of dermatosurgery,2000,vol2, no1, 28-30.
  23. Relevance of patch testing in patients with nummular dermatitis: Krupa Shankar DS, Shrestha S. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2005;71:406-408
  24. Leg ulcers due to hyperhomocysteinemia: Krupa Shankar DS, Akhib Syed
     Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol  2006 : 72 : 367-369
  25. Krupa Shankar DS, Chakravarthi M. Atopic patch testing. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:467-70
  26. Krupa Shankar DS, Shilpakar R. Acitretin in the management of recalcitrant warts. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2008 Dec 4];74:393-5.
  27. Krupa Shankar DS, Kushalappa A, Suma KS, Pai AA. Author's reply. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol [serial online] 2008 [cited 2008 Dec 4];74:170-1.
  28. Krupashankar DS. Standard guidelines of care: CO 2 laser for removal of benign skin lesions and resurfacing. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:61-7
  29. Krupa Shankar DS, Gupta V. Management of ear rim keloid with carbon dioxide laser. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007;73:445
  30. Krupa Shankar DS, Kushalappa AA, Suma KS, Pai SA. Multiple dermatofibromas on face treated with carbon dioxide laser. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2007;73:194-5
  31. Scoring systems in dermatology DS.Krupa Shankar , S.Sacchinand, jaypee brothers medical publishers first edition 2009 ISBN 978-81-8448-583-7.
  32. book chapter “career options for a dermatologist' in”Management issues for a Dermatologist ,S.Sacchidanand , Bhanu prakash Jaypee brothers medical publishers first edition 2009 ISBN 978-81-8448-594-3
  33. Krupashankar DS, Manjushree Deepak Rathna M Shakthi Absence of Chromates in detergent in India: DERMATITIS Vol 20   No 6 (Dec) 2009 (Letter to editor)
  34. Male Androgenetic Alopecia ; Population Based Study in 1005subjects ,D.S.Krupa Shankar,M.Chakravarthi,Rachana Shilpakar .International Journal of Trichology/Jul-Dec2009/Vol-1/issue2
  35. Goel A, Krupashankar DS, Aurangabadkar S, Nischal KC, Omprakash HM, Mysore V. Fractional lasers in dermatology- Current status and recommendations. Indian J Dermatol Venereal Leprol 2011;77:369-79
  36. Godse KV, Zawar V, Krupashankar DS, Girdhar M, Kandhari S, Dhar S, et al. Consensus statement on the management of urticaria. Indian J Dermatol 2011; 56:485-9.
  37. Krupashankar DS. Standard guidelines of care: CO2 laser for removal of benign skin lesions and resurfacing. In: Thappa DM, Rajeev Sharma, Dogra S, Khandpur S, Dipankar De, Laxmisha Chandrashekar, et al editors. Guidelines for Dermatosurgery Recommendations of the IADVL Dermatosurgery Task Force. An IADVL publication. 2nd edition. 2011 page 135-141.
  38. Goel A, Krupashankar DS, Aurangabadkar S, Nischal KC, Omprakash HM, Mysore V. Fractional lasers in dermatology- Current status and recommendations. In: Thappa DM, Rajeev Sharma, Dogra S, Khandpur S, Dipankar De, Laxmisha Chandrashekar, et al editors. Guidelines for Dermatosurgery Recommendations of the IADVL Dermatosurgery Task Force. An IADVL publication. 2nd edition. 2011 page 184-193.
  39. Krupa Shankar DS. Melasma/Chloasma/Mask of pregnancy. The Aestheticians journal 2012; 2(1): 7-11.
  40. Krupa Shankar DS, Shashikala K, Madala R. Clinical patterns of vitiligo and its associated co morbidities: A prospective controlled cross-sectional study in South India. Indian Dermatol Online J 2012;3:114-8
  41. Krupashankar DS, Manivasagam SR. Prevalence and relevance of secondary contact sensitizers in subjects with psoriasis. Indian Dermatol Online J 2012;3:177-81.
  42. Krupashankar DS, Shashikala K, Madala R. Clinical and investigative assessment of patients with positive versus negative autologous serum skin test: A study of 80 south Indian patients. Indian J Dermatol 2012;57:434-8
  43. Evidence-Based Treatment for Melasma: Expert Opinion and a Review. Shankar K, Godse K, Aurangabadkar S, Lahiri K, Mysore V, Ganjoo A, Vedamurty M, Kohli M, Sharad J, Kadhe G, Ahirrao P, Narayanan V, Motlekar SA. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2014 Oct 1.
    [Epub ahead of print] PMID:25269451
  44. A cross-sectional, multicentric clinico-epidemiological study of melasma in India. KrupaShankar DS, Somani VK, Kohli M, Sharad J, Ganjoo A, Kandhari S, Mysore VR, Aurangabadkar S, Malakar S, Vedamurthy M, Kadhe G, Motlekar S, Ahirrao P. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2014 Jun;4(1):71-81. doi: 10.1007/s13555-014-0046-1.
    Epub 2014 Mar 19. PMID 24643868[PubMed] Free PMC Article
  45. Efficacy and safety of itolizumab, a novel anti-CD6 monoclonal antibody, in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: results of a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, phase-III study. Krupashankar DS, Dogra S, Kura M, Saraswat A, Budamakuntla L, Sumathy TK, Shah R, Gopal MG, Narayana Rao T, Srinivas CR, Bhat R, Shetty N, Manmohan G, Sai Krishna K, Padmaja D, Pratap DV, Garg V, Gupta S, Pandey N, Khopkar U, Montero E, Ramakrishnan MS, Nair P, Ganapathi PC. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Sep;71(3):484-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.01.897.
    Epub 2014 Apr 2. PMID:24703722[PubMed - in process]

PAPERS PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES

  1. Holigarana ferruginea induced allergic contact dermatitis.I.A.D.V.L. National conference.January 1987 Pune.
  2. Dermatitis among cashew factory workers and efficacy of barrier creams as protectants.I.A.D.V.L. K.T. Branch conference, Salem, August 1987.
  3. Conducted a work shop on dispensing pharmacy: 13th national conference of india association for the study of sexually transmitted diseases 11th and 12th February 1989. Manipal india.
  4. Acceleration of repigmentation in vitiligo by topical mimoxidil in patients on photochemotherapy.  18th National Conference of the I.A.D.V.L. Jaipur, january 19-21st, 1990.
  5. Carbamazepine induced reversible onychomadesis. I.A.D.V.L.K.T. Branch conference Chidambaram, May 1992.
  6. What is new in dermatology? 20th national conference of the IADVL 9-11th January 1992. Patina Bihar India.
  7. Pilot open clinical trial of Interferon alpha 2b in genital Herpes.    21st National conference of the I.A.D.V.L. 26-30th January Manipal India 1993.
  8. Minimum photoxic dose to topically applied Psoralens. 23rd National     Conference of the I.A.D.V.L.26-29th January 1995  Madras.India.
  9. Minimum erythema dose in PLE and other conditions. 23rd National     Conference of the I.A.D.V.L.26-29th January 1995  Madras.India.
  10. Nail changes in clinical practice : IADVL KT branch annual conference 17th may 1995.mangalore . India.
  11. What skin disease is this?; Indian medical association February 1995 Bangalore India.
  12. A study of Minimum Pigmentogenic dose in vitiligo patients following oral 8 MOP.  24th National Conference of the I.A.D.V.L. Ahmedabad.1996 Jan.
  13. Patch test reactions to dental materials in patients with oral and cutaneous Lichen planus.  III South zone conference of the I.A.D.V.L. Calicut. October 1995.
  14. Patch test with the textile series :24th national conference of the IADVL 25-28 jan 1996 Ahmedabad India.
  15. Cutaneous patch tests: conference on occupational skin diseases 24 and 25th august 1996 St Johns national academy of health sciences Bangalore India.
  16. 3 year follow up of Genital herpes following low dose Interferon alpha 2b therapy. 19th World congress of Dermatology, Sydney, Australia.June.1997.
  17. International meeting on pigmentary disorders from a global perspective :22-24 June 1997 Bali Indonesia
  18. Treatment of Rhinophyma with the Carbon-di-oxide laser :3rd National Conference of the Association of Dermatological Surgeons of India. Coimbatore oct. 1998.
  19. Management of some dermatoses of the external nose with co2 laser : 8th south zone conference of IADVL 6-8th November 1998  mysore India
  20. Demonstration of hair replacement surgery with radiofrequency probe: 3rd National Conference of the Association of Dermatological Surgeons of India. Coimbatore oct. 1998.
  21. Introduction and overview of drug reactions :61st KT  branch conference of the IADVL 8th -10th may 1998 Bangalore India.
  22. Patch testing in office practice ;27th national conference of the IADVL 28-31st January 1999.bhubaneswar orissa India.
  23. Patch testing with the shoe series: 5th Asia pacific environmental and occupational dermatology symposium.3-5 December 1999 Mumbai India.
  24. Patch testing with the Scandinavian photopatch series :5th Asia pacific environmental and occupational dermatology symposium.3-5 december 1999 mumbai India
  25. Chaired guest lecture by Dr U F Haustein : 5th Asia pacific environmental and occupational dermatology symposium.3-5 december 1999 mumbai India
  26. Patch Testing With Standard Series In Office Practice : The 1st South Asian Regional Conference Of Dermatology .1-3 October 1999, Katmandu Nepal.
  27. Pulsed erbium yag laser-spectrum of indications:28th National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists,Venereologists and leprologists, jan 27-30, 2000, Bangalore India.
  28. Neurological complications of lignocaine: 28th National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and leprologists, Jan 27-30, 2000, Bangalore India.
  29. Conducted workshop on patch testing: 11th south zone conference of the IADVL.14th august 2000, Coimbatore India.
  30. Contact dermatitis to topical coticosteroids: 11th south zone conference of the IADVL.14th august 2000, Coimbatore India.
  31. Attended course on dermatopathology by Dr Bernard Ackerman, A,:21-22 November 2000, Tata memorial hospital, Mumbai India
  32. Chaired a session: 66th KT branch annual conference of the IADVL 11th and 12th may 2002, Hubli, Karnataka India.
  33. Patch testing with standard series in office practice: 20th world congress of dermatology, 29th June-5th July 2002, Paris, France.
  34. Free hand super pulsed laser surgery in skin types 4,5 and 6: 20th wold congress of dermatology , 29t june-5th July 2002, Paris, France.
  35. High powered, super pulsed co2 laser in cutaneous surgery: 30th national conference of IADVL, 24-27th January 2002, cochin kerala.
  36. Micordermabrasion in acne scars: 5th biennial conference of the association of cutaneous surgeons of india:22-24 november 2002, chandigarh India.
  37. Super pulse co2 Laser in skin types 4 to 6:12th south zone conference of the IADVL 25-27th October 2002, Bangalore India
  38. Epidemioogy of skin diseases in a suburban community: 12th south zone conference of the IADVL 25-27th October 2002, Bangalore India
  39. Effect of botulinum toxin type A on dynamic and static creases: 12th south zone conference of the IADVL 25-27th October 2002, Bangalore India
  40. Contact dermatitis in children: dermatology update 2002: 22nd December 2002, command hospital airforce Bangalore india .
  41. Contact dermatitis in children with atopic dermatitis :Indian academy of pediatrics annual CME program 2003.7-8th June 2003.Indian institute of science .Bangalore
  42. Allergic contact dermatitis in patients with psoriasis:31st national conference of IADVL , 30th jan-2nd Feb. 2003.kolkata India.
  43. Study of dermatoses at a correctional facility : 31st national conference of IADVL , 30th jan-2nd Feb. 2003.kolkata India.
  44. Histopathology of some papulosquamus disorders: 31st national conference of IADVL , 30th jan-2nd Feb. 2003.kolkata India.
  45. Laser surgery in india- current scenario: 31st national conference of IADVL , 30th jan-2nd Feb. 2003.kolkata India.
  46. Invasive vs. non invasive procedures in Indian skin: 31st national conference of IADVL , 30th jan-2nd Feb. 2003.kolkata India.
  47. Microdermabrasion in acne scars and pigmentary dermatoses.3rd South Asian regional conference of dermatology venereology and leprology .9-12th October 2003colombo Sri lanka
  48. Epidemiology of sin diseases in community practice in a semi rural clinic. 3rd South Asian regional conference of dermatology venereology and leprology .9-12th October 2003colombo Sri Lanka
  49. electrophonopheresis in pigmentary disorders3rd South Asian regional conference of dermatology venereology and leprology .9-12th October 2003colombo Sri Lanka
  50. Before buying a laser: biennial conference  of the cutaneous surgeons of India: 26-28 November 2004.
  51. Dermatosurgery in children:3rd national conference of the Indian society of pediatric dermatology 21-22 august 2004, Indian institute of science  Bangalore India.
  52. Phototherapy of atopic dermatitis:1st national workshop on phototherapy 10-11th April 2004, Bangalore India.
  53. How to set up a laser clinic : 32nd national conference of the IADVL 22-25th jan 2004 Mumbai India.
  54. Common dermatoses-standards in management: dermatology update 2004: 12th December 2002, command hospital airforce Bangalore india .
  55. Microdermabrasion in acne, acne scars and post acne pigmentation: 9th international congress of dermatology 19-22nd may 2004, Beijing China.
  56. Diamond tool microdermabrasion in acne and varicella scars and  pigmentation; 33rd national conference of IADVL and 4th south Asian regional conference of dermatology 3-6th Feb. 2005, New Delhi India.
  57. Moderator, chair person, panelist: international cosmoderm congress 8-10th February 2005 Mumbai India.
  58. Management of pigmentary disorders with the carbon dioxide laser: international cosmoderm congress 8-10th February 2005 Mumbai India.
  59. Effective management of fungal infections: national convention of family physicians 28-30th January 2005, Bangalore India.
  60. Microdermabrasion in clinical practice: continuing dermatological education 18-19th april 2003 Mangalore India.
  61. chaired a session on histopathology of vasculitis: 2nd dermatopathology symposium 4th December 2005 Bangalore India
  62. Chaired a session and faculty on laser hair reduction workshop: trichocon 2005 12th -14th august 2005 Bangalore India.
  63. Patch testing with the cosmetic series in patients with suspected cosmetic contact dermatitis: CODFICON 2006, 3-5TH November 2006 Mumbai .India.
  64. Patch testing and its interpretation at 1st ICAAI workshop on diagnosis and management of allergy 10-12th February 2006 Bangalore India.
  65. Cosmetic contact dermatitis: 34th national conference of IADVL, 2-5 feb 2006 Hyderabad India.
  66. Demonstration of non ablative radiofrequency; Cosmecon 2006, international conference on aging and anti aging July 2006 Bangalore India.
  67. Cosmetic contact dermatitis; 5th IACD world congress December 9-13th 2006 Melbourne Australia.
  68. Characterizing nummular dermatitis; 35th national congress of the IADVL 25-28th January 2007 Chennai India
  69. Conducted workshop on phototherapy in psoriasis and determination of minimal Erythema and minimal phototoxic doses: 35th national congress of the IADVL 25-28th January 2007 Chennai India
  70. Moderated international faculty session on improving outcomes in psoriasis: 35th national congress of the IADVL 25-28th January 2007 Chennai India
  71. Charactering nummular dermatitis:21st world congress of dermatology 1-5th October 2007 Buenos Aires Argentina.
  72. Clinical audit of long pulse Nd Yag laser hair reduction: 21st world congress of dermatology 1-5th October 2007 Buenos Aires Argentina.
  73. Autologous serum skin test in urticaria: 21st world congress of dermatology 1-5th October 2007 Buenos Aires Argentina.
  74. Betamethasone dipropionate and tazorotene vs. betamethasone dipropionate in localized psoriasis. 21st world congress of dermatology 1-5th October 2007 Buenos Aires Argentina.
  75. Future of Dermatology and Dermatologists: Dermatology Update 2007, , Post Graduate Department of Dermatology, Command Hospital Air Force , Bangalore 16th December
  76. Randomized clinical trial of salicylic acid peels in patents with inflammatory acne. Dermacon 2008, 36th National Conference Of The Indian Association Of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 24-27th January , Chandigarh India .
  77. Patch testing in patients with suspected cosmetic contact dermatitis. Dermacon 2008, 36th National Conference Of The Indian Association Of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 24-27th January, Chandigarh India.
  78. Unusual Linear Dermatoses. Dermacon 2008, 36th National Conference Of The Indian Association Of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 24-27th January, Chandigarh India .
  79. Clinical audit of prick testing in patients with chronic urticaria Dermacon 2008, 36th National Conference Of The Indian Association Of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 24-27th January, Chandigarh India.
  80. CO2 laser in the management of angiofibromas in a patient with tuberous sclerosis.. Dermacon 2008, 36th National Conference Of The Indian Association Of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists 24-27th January, Chandigarh India.
  81. Moderated a session on psoriasis at international derma conclave Singapore September 7th 2008
  82. Assessment of psychosocial impact and knowledge, attitude and practices in acne patients .(id 665) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  83. Hypertriglyceridemia And Its Management In Patients On Oral Retinoids. (Id 672) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  84. Low Level Laser Therapy (Lllt) In Acne' (Id 676) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  85. Atopic Patch Testing' (Id 671) ICD 2009, 50th Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  86. A Study Of Cosmetic Contact Dermatitis (Id 679) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  87. Secondary Contact Dermatitis In Chronic Inflammatory Dermatoses (Id 664) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  88. Audit Of Laboratory Investigations In Diffuse Alopecia' (Id 670) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  89. Etiological Approach To Chronic Urticaria' (Id 673) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  90. Type-1 Hypersensitivity To Food Antigens In Patients With Nummular Dermatitis (Id 674) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  91. Diagnostic Yield In Patients With Vitiligo' (Id 669) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  92. Experimental Stem Cell Therapy In Vitiligo' (Id 675) ICD 2009, 50th  Annual Conference of The International Society of Dermatology Prague, Czech Republic May , 20th -24th 2009.
  93. Panelist on cicatricial alopecia at trichocon-II, second national conference on Trichology of the IADVL Coimbatore July 18th and 19th 2009
  94. Carbon Di Oxide Laser: Clinical Guidelines and Practical Tips :73rd Annual Conference of The IADVL Karnataka and Tamilnadu Branch ,erode,8th and 9th august 2009
  95. Panelist on ACNE and PIGMENTATION at COSDERMINDIA-2009 at hotel marriot, Hyderabad on 15-16th August 2009
  96. Paper on'Atopic patch test'-CODFI workshop at Bangalore on 21-22nd November 2009
  97. Paper on “PASI Scoring and Photo testing'  in the 'Investigator's Meeting' at Dhow Palace Hotel, Dubai on 22-23rd January 2010.
  98. Chair person in EADV India-2010 at Bangalore on 12th March 2010.
  99. Moderator in Symposium on'Seborreheic Dermatitis' at Bangalore on 4th July 2010.
  100. Moderator in 'Trichology Hair India-2010' 1st International congress at Chennai on 3-5th September 2010.
  101. Panelist on Acne and Pigmentation in COSDERMINDIA-2010 at Mumbai on 18-19th September 2010.
  102. Panelist on 'pigmentation' and Paper on 'Cosmetic Contact Dermatitis'  in DERMACON-2011, at Gurgaon, Haryana on 3rd -6th February 2011.
  103. Chair person and Moderator in CHROME AGE Asia- 2011 at Calicut, Kerala on 14th -16th January 2011.
  104. Moderator and Paper on 'Quality of Life' in Symposium on 'Psoriasis and Atopic dermatitis' at Bangalore on 27th March 2011.
  105. Joint organizing secretary and Paper on 'Stem cell therapy in Vitiligo' in VITILICON-2011 at Bangalore on 22nd -24th April 2011.
  106. Moderator in the 'Tress talk with experts' - Round table meeting 'changing trends in hair restoration therapy '  at Hotel Taj Exotica, Goa on 7th May 2011.
  107. Strategic patient counseling- talk delivered at the Bangalore dermatological society monthly meet at Hotel Citadel, Bangalore on 22nd May 2011.
  108. PAED-DERMA, 2011- CME in Pediatric Dermatology, talk delivered at Department of Dermatology and STD, BMCRI, Bangalore on 'Viral infections in Children' on 13th August 2011.
  109. Moderator for the Nation wide webinar talk delivered by Mark Lebwohl on "Ammonium Lactate in the treatment of skin diseases'' at hotel Taj viventa Bangalore on 09th September 2011.
  110. Chairperson and moderator for a session titled; an integral approach to anti aging, from hydration to cell turnover " by Dr Eric Dupont at Sheraton Bangalore on 16th November 2011.
  111. Talk delivered on the topic "Systemic management of Blistering Dermatoses" at 23rd National Conference and Silver Jubilee Celebration of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology (IAOMR), Nimhans Convention Centre, Bangalore on 9th December 2011.
  112. Panelist on "Reactions in Leprosy" at Dermatology update on "Systemic diseases and skin" held at Sushruta Auditorium, Command hospital, Bangalore on 18th December 2011.
  113. Chairperson for a session titled "Management of urticaria"by Dr Kiran Godse at BDS Annual get together event, Clarks Exotica Bangalore on 22nd January 2012.
  114. "Patient counseling issues. What we must tell our patients"- Invited lecture delivered at 40th National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists at Jaipur, on 8th -12th February
  115. Moderator for the Nationwide Webinar talk delivered by Craig G. Burkhart on 'Role of Microbiology and Biofilms in Acne' at hotel Taj viventa Bangalore on 11th March 2012.
  116. 'Global Derma Trends' organized by Asian Society of continuing medical education participated as a chairperson and speaker at Almaty Kazakhstan on 2012
  117. Talk delivered on “Biologics in Psoriasis” at Chancery Pavilion, Bangalore on 23rd December 2012.
  118. Moderator for the talk by Markus Maroua on “Updosing in Urticaria” at Taj West End, Bangalore on 22nd Jan 2013.
  119. Invited talk delivered on “Patient counseling in Urticaria” at 41st National conference of Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists at Ahmedabad, on 25th Jan 2013.
  120. Invited lecture on “Newer chemical peels” at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore on 24th Feb 2013.
  121. Moderator as well as chairperson for the talk “Urticaria and H1 Antihistamine Therapy, Theory, Updates and Insights’ by Martin K Church at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore on 26th March 2013.
  122. Moderator as well as Panelist for the talk “Is It Possible To manufacture lasers in india? And setting up laser unit in small town” at ACSICON Bangalore on 26th April 2013.
  123. As Faculty and delivered a lecture on “Ablative lasers- getting best results safely” at ACSICON Bangalore on 26th April 2013.
  124. Talk delivered in CME on “Novel strategies in Mild Acne Managemant” at Hotel Atria, Bangalore on 16th April 2013.

Invited Lectures:

  1. Skin manifestations of systemic disease:
    29th CME Program in internal medicine at API Bhavana, Bangalore on 14th -19th October 2007
  2. Lasers in dermatology :
    Derma conclave at Munnar, Cochin on 2nd 3rd and 4th November 2007

Chairman of other Scientific Sessions:

  • An evening with Dr Ziv Karni., Bangalore on 4th November 2007.
  • Chairman of the scientific session on Dermatosurgery at Dermacon 2008, 36th National Conference Of The Indian Association Of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists at Chandigarh, India on 24-27th January.
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