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Editorial Board

​​Editor-in-Chief

The Editor-in-Chief is the senior most editor evaluating content and making decisions on appropriateness for the publication of a given manuscript after seeking input from reviewers selected based on relevant expertise. Apart from routine administrative role, Editor-in-Chief has overall responsibility in making journal issue content, redressal of authors disputes and improving quality of editorial work.

Dr K. A. Seetharam, MD

Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
[email protected]

Editor Emeritus

Editor emeritus is immediate past editor who assist the Editor-in-Chief on administrative issues and regarding journal management based on his experience.

Dr Sunil Dogra, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Associate Editors

Associate Editors work closely with Editor-in-Chief in initial screening of manuscripts, planning editorials, review articles, symposium, liaisoning with authors and assigning referees.

Dr K. T. Ashique, DDVL, FRCP (London); Medical Director & Senior Consultant Dermatologist, Amanza Skin Clinic. Perinthalmanna, Kerala, India

Dr Dipankar De, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Deputy Editors

This team undertake initial screening of submitted manuscripts and provide their comments about scope and suitability of articles to editor and liaison with authors for technical modifications. They also perform internal peer review and help in making database of expert referees.

Dr Chander Grover, MD, DNB, MNAMS; Professor, Department of Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India

Dr Rahul Mahajan, MD; Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Dr Vinay Keshavmurthy, MD DNB, FRCP (London); Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India

Assistant Editors

Team of assistant editors perform technical, language and images content check and are involved in initial screening of submitted manuscripts.

Dr Jayasree Puravoor, MD; Consultant Dermatologist, Medical Trust Hospital Cochin, Kerala

Dr Rajitha Alluri, MD; Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, GSL Medical College, Rajahmundry, India

Dr Sindhura K, MD; Department of Dermatology, Care Hospital, Hi-Tech City, Hyderabad, India

Section Editors

Section Editors provide expert opinions and internal peer-review on the submitted manuscripts based on their area of expertise.

Dr P. Narasimha Rao, MD, PhD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, Bhaskar Medical College, Hyderabad

Dr Sasi Kiran Attili, MBBS, MRCP(London), Dermatopathology (Frankfurt); Visakha Institute of Skin and Allergy, Visakhapatnam, India

Dr Suruchi Garg, MD; Department of Dermatology, Aura Skin Institute, Chandigarh, India

Dr Vikram Mahajan, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, RPGMCH, Tanda, Himachal Pradesh, India

Editorial Board

The editorial board members comprise of experts in the field from different regions of India. Their responsibilities include peer review of manuscripts on regular basis, researching content for guest editorials, promoting the journal and attracting high quality submissions from researchers.

Dr. Balachandra S Ankad, Professor, Department of Dermatology, S Nijalingappa Medical College, Bagalkot, Karnataka, India

Dr. Lalit Gupta, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, RNT Medical College Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Dr. Sanjeev J Aurangabadkar, MD Skin & Laser clinic, Koti, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Sanjeev Gupta, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, MM Medical College, Mullana, Ambala, India

Dr. Prabhakar M Sangolli, MD; Department of Dermatology, East point College of Medical Sciences and Research Center,Banglore,India

Dr. Rashmi Sarkar, MD; (Ex-Officio) , Professor, Department of Dermatology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Devraj, MD; (Ex-Officio), Dr. Dinesh's Skin & Hair Clinic, Chennai, India

Ombudsman

Ombudsman helps in matters of plagiarism, authors dispute and duplicate/salami publications etc.

Dr M. Ramam, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology and STDs AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Advisory Board (National)

This committee comprises of national experts in subject who guide, promote and advocate the journal in various forums besides peer review and identifying topics for special issues and provide guest editorials

Dr. Arun C. Inamadar, MD; Professor, Dept of Dermatology, SBMP Medical College & Hospital BLDE University, Bijapur-586103, India

Dr. Deepak Parikh, MD; Professor, Pediatric Dermatology & Consultant Dermatologists, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India

Col (Dr.) Manas Chatterjee, MD; Command Hospital (EC), Kolkata, India

Dr. Murlidhar Rajagopalan, MD; Consultant Dermatologist, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India

Dr. Neena Khanna, MD; Professor, Department of Dermatology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Dr. G. Raghurama Rao, MD; Surya Skin Care & Research Centre Visakhapatnam, India

Dr. Sandipan Dhar, MD; Professor, Department of Pediatric Dermatology, Institute of Child Health, Kolkata, India

Dr. Saumya Panda, MD; Belle Vue Clinic, Kolkata, India

Dr. Shyam Verma, “Nirvan" and “In Skin" Clinics Vadodara, Gujarat, India

Dr. Y S Marfatia, Professor, Department of Skin & V.D, Govt. Medical College Vadodara, Gujarat, India

​Advisory Board (International)

This committee comprises of international senior members with good academic standing in subject. They guide, promote and advocate the journal in international forums besides peer review and identifying topics for special issues and provide guest editorials

Dr. Arti Nanda Consultant Dermatologist and Head of Unit Pediatric Dermatology, As'ad AL-Hamad Dermatology Center, Kuwait

Dr. Roy KW Chan, Consultant Dermatologist, National Skin Centre, Singapore

Dr. Seemal R. Desai, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA,

Dr. Thomas Ruzicka, Department of Dermatology, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany

Dr. Vinayak K Nahar Department of Dermatology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA

Dr. Uwe Wollina, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital, Germany 

Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL) National Executive 2022-23

President

Dr. Rashmi Sarkar

President-Elect

Dr. Vijay Pandharinath Zawar

Immediate Past President

Dr. Jayadev Betkerur

Honorary General Secretary

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Devaraj

Vice-Presidents

Dr. Nirmaladevi Palanivel

Dr. Vineet Relhan

Honorary Treasurer

Dr. Savitha A S

Honorary Joint Secretaries

Dr. Indrani Dey

Dr. Athota Kavitha