Qualifications
  • M.B.B.S. from Grant Medical College & J J Hospital(1981 - 1987; Bombay University)
  • Diploma in Venereology & Dermatology from Grant Medical College & JJ Hospital(July 1989; Bombay University)
  • M.D. in Dermatology from Seth G S Medical College & KEM Hospital (July 1991; Bombay University)
  • Diplomate National Board Examination (November 1991)
Experience
  • Consulting Practice (1991 till date)
  • Associate Hon Dermatologist at B. J. Wadia Hospital for Children (1998 till date)
  • Teaching Post (1989 - 1991)
  • Stint at the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, U.S.A. August - September 1993
Awards
  • 1991: M.G.M. Medal for Best Paper at the XIX National Conference of IADVL.
  • 1991: Presented a special paper at the Society of Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting at Thompsonville, Michigan.
  • 1991: Dr. Shah - Dr. Trasi Award for Best Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of Maharashtra Branch of IADVL.
Academic Awards
  • Organized the I National Conference of Pediatric Dermatology in November 1996.
  • Organized the I, II, III, IV, & V Post-Graduate Workshops for Pediatric.
  • Dermatology in November 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 respectively.
  • Organized Clinical Pediatric Dermatology-05 at BirlaMatushriSabhagriha, Mumbai in September 2005
  • Organized 'Clinical Dermatology Updates' in 2013 at Birla Matushri Sabhagriha, Bombay Hospital, an advanced dermatology course for practicing dermatologists
Affiliations
  • Convener, IADVL Special Interest Group Pediatric Dermatology.
  • Hon. Secretary - Indian Society of Pediatric Dermatology (2003 - 2007).
  • Vice President - Indian Society of Pediatric Dermatology (2011 onwards).
  • Jt. Secretary - IADVL, Maharashtra Branch (2001 - 2002).
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
  • Member, Society of Pediatric Dermatology, USA.
  • Ex-Convenor on the Board of Dermatology of the I.M.A. Academy of Medical.
Specialities
  • Member, Contact and Occupational Dermatitis Forum of India (CODFI).
  • Member, Pigmentary Dermatology Society of India.
  • Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA).
Special Interests
  • Pediatric Dermatology.
  • Phototherapy, particularly narrow-band UVB therapy.
  • Dermatologic Therapeutics, especially Dispensing.
"Authored articles in textbooks, medical journals and delivered lectures at National and International Conferences"